taj mahal

Hindu outfits protest after tourist barred from entering Taj Mahal with Lord Krishna idol

The tourist, Gautam, told reporters at the Taj Mahal that the official cited security reasons for stopping him from entering with a Lord Krishan idol.

published on : 30th August 2022

'Stopped from entering Taj Mahal with Krishna's idol': Tourist from Jaipur

The incident got the attention of local Hindu bodies, whose activists said they will protest against the authorities if action is not taken against those who stopped the tourist.

published on : 29th August 2022

Wah Taj! Monument of love India’s biggest money grosser

Earning from the Taj is about 24 per cent of total revenue generated by the ASI from the sale of entry tickets for three financial years from 2019 to 2022.

published on : 20th July 2022

'Shah Jahan didn't invite quotation to build Taj Mahal': Goa minister's defence on norm violation charge

He made the statement while speaking during the ongoing monsoon session of the state Legislative Assembly.

published on : 13th July 2022

HC seeks reply from Centre, Yogi government over seer's petition to enter Taj Mahal wearing saffron

The Bench comprising Justices Manoj Kumar Gupta and Yogendra Kumar Srivastava fixed September 5 as the next date for hearing in the case.

published on : 13th July 2022

Free entry for tourists at Taj Mahal on 'Bakrid' for 3 hours

The entry will be free from 7 am to 10 am for offering namaz at the mosque premises of the historic monument.

published on : 8th July 2022

Incredible Madhya Pradesh! Taj Mahal in Indore, Vrindavan in Guna 

Election agents must have doubled up laughing when exchanging notes about their itineraries. One is in Sala. One is in Saali.

published on : 21st June 2022

44th Chess Olympiad: Ex-Taj Mahal Hotel chef to oversee food preparation

The competition, which will take place between July 28 and August 10, will see close to 5,000 visitors, including the players, arriving at the city.

published on : 18th June 2022

Kamal Haasan on pan Indian cinema phenomenon: It's nothing new, they have always been there

"When you pan for gold, you pan for new words, coinages. Pan India (films) have always been there," the 67-year-old said in response to a question from PTI. 

published on : 26th May 2022

Drawing on history with purpose

This research scholar from Delhi offers a carefully-curated glimpse of history and culture through her social media page

published on : 14th May 2022

Allahabad HC junks plea to open 22 rooms in Taj Mahal, asks petitioner not to mock PIL system

Reprimanding the petitioner, the division bench, comprising Justice DK Upadhyay and Justice Subhash Vidyarthi, stated, "Tomorrow you will come and ask to go to chambers of honourable judges"

published on : 12th May 2022

BJP MP Diya Kumari claims land on which Taj Mahal was built originally belonged to Jaipur Royals

The BJP MP has alsosupported a petition in the Allahabad High Court which has demanded an inquiry into ‘the history’ of the Taj Mahal and a re-opening of its 22 rooms for the truth, whatever it is.

published on : 12th May 2022

Hearing in Taj Mahal 'history' case postponed to May 12 due to lawyers' protest in Allahabad HC

The plea sought a fact-finding inquiry into the "history" of the Taj Mahal, and also opening of the doors of its "22 rooms" to see "the truth, whatever it is".

published on : 10th May 2022

Ayodhya seer who called for 'harma sansad' at Taj Mahal stopped from visiting monument

The seer was stopped on the way to the monument and was taken to another place in the outskirts of Agara.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Two beaten up for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at Taj Mahal

Two persons were beaten up by visitors when they allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans at Taj Mahal on Tuesday.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Man booked for creating disturbance in Taj Mahal on last day of 367 'Urs' of Shah Jahan

A senior ASI official claimed that two youths were suspected to have raised pro-Pakistan slogans during the 'chadarposhi' in the evening and one of them was thrashed by the visitors.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau begins India tour with Taj Mahal visit, hails monument as one of the most beautiful places

Trudeau, in his second visit to the historical monument, was accompanied along with his wife Sophie Gregoire and his three children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien.

published on : 18th February 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu visits Taj Mahal

The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife were welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

published on : 16th January 2018

Taj Mahal controversy created to divert attention, says JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar

The controversy around the origin of Taj Mahal was created by the BJP to divert attention from issues including the alleged increase in the wealth of Amit Shah's son, Kanhaiya Kumar alleged.

published on : 23rd October 2017

Taj Mahal controversy: Hate spills over monument of love

In Lucknow, Adityanath said the Taj Mahal was Indian in every way as it was built by the blood and sweat of Indian labourers. He also said he would visit the historic monument on October 25.

published on : 18th October 2017
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