Agra

Bus 'hijacked' with passengers on board in Uttar Pradesh's Agra

The incident took place in the Malpura police station area when the bus was en route to Panna in Madhya Pradesh from Gurgaon in Haryana.

published on : 19th August 2020

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's elder brother skips ED summons second time

Officials said Agrasain Gehlot did not appear before the investigating officer on Tuesday as well on the ongoing health grounds and has now been asked to appear next week in Delhi.

published on : 4th August 2020

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's brother skips ED summons, asked to appear for questioning on August 4

His son Anupam Gehlot, however, reached the agency office in Delhi and was questioned about his business links with a company promoted by his family, Anupam Krishi.

published on : 29th July 2020

12-year-old boy given electric shocks, burned with cigarette butts, family confined for 36 hours in Agra

The men, who held them captive, allegedly assaulted members of the family, including a 12-year-old boy, who, they claimed, was the prime accused.

published on : 16th June 2020

97-year-old's recovery from coronavirus brings cheer in Agra

The 97-year-old patient's recovery from the coronavirus not only brought cheer, but also raised hopes among the medical fraternity.

published on : 12th June 2020

Markets in Agra open but customers reluctant to move out

The SN Medical College hospital has drawn up a plan to add more facilities and beds and gear up for the surge, if any, in the number of cases till June end.

published on : 9th June 2020

With 15 new coronavirus cases, Agra's total tally soars to 945

City administration is now focusing on densely populated areas, which will be thoroughly screened by health workers. The number of samples taken for testing has gone up to 14,531.

published on : 6th June 2020

New ordinances will create uneven playing field, fear farmers

The amendments to the Essential Commodities Act have removed commodities like paddy, wheat, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potato from the list of essential commodities. 

published on : 6th June 2020

COVID-19 cases surge in Agra amid Unlock 1

In the busy streets of the old city, a large number of people were seen neither wearing the masks nor maintaining social distancing as required.

published on : 5th June 2020

Agra mayor leads chorus to demand reopening of Taj Mahal

With buses and trains resuming operations, the city is now limping back to normalcy.

published on : 2nd June 2020

With 80 per cent coronavirus recovery rate, Agra heaves a sigh of relief

The private hospitals and nursing homes have opposed the 'arbitrary' action by the district authorities serving notices on flimsy grounds.

published on : 22nd May 2020

Agra model of COVID-19 containment fails as the City of Taj breaches 700-mark

The spurt in the cases is being attributed to non-cooperation by Tablighi Jamat members who had returned from Markaz at Nizamuddin in a large number to Agra and hid inside the city mosques.

published on : 9th May 2020

Harish Rao asks farmers to take up vegetable cultivation

Finance Minister T Harish Rao suggested farmers to go for vegetable cultivation as the profit margin is much higher when compared to other crops such as paddy and cotton.

published on : 5th May 2020

Paddy farmers agitated over delay in procurement

They alleged that officials of IKP centres and rice mill owners were looting them.

published on : 5th May 2020

Agra and Lucknow on Centre’s radar as COVID-19 cases surge, expert team to assess situation

Agra and Lucknow are the two districts topping the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state. Agra has breached the figure of 600 and has the highest number of deaths in the state, with 15.

published on : 4th May 2020
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