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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal gets Rs 1 crore water bill, Rs 1.40 lakh property tax

According to officials of the ASI, a notice for water tax and one for property tax has been issued

20 Dec 2022 1:11 PM

Allahabad HC to hear petition today seeking to open 22 closed doors in Taj Mahal

The plea also cited the claims by some historians and some Hindu groups about the monument being an old Shiv Temple

12 May 2022 1:05 PM

Free entry for tourists for 3 days at Taj Mahal for Shah Jahan's Urs

This exemption is given every year to commemorate the death anniversary of the Mughal emperor

22 Feb 2022 6:19 PM

Taj Mahal to reopen from Wednesday, 650 visitors allowed at a time

All the centrally protected monuments, museums and sites closed for around two months due to the Covid pandemic will reopen on June 16

15 Jun 2021 7:50 PM

Taj Mahal to reopen as India eases Covid-19 restrictions

The Taj Mahal was shut down in March last year as India imposed one of the world's strictest lockdowns at the start of the pandemic

14 Jun 2021 7:42 PM


Taj Mahal vacated after hoax bomb call

The hoax call has been traced to Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh, another officer said

04 Mar 2021 12:58 PM

Taj Mahal set to reopen on September 21 even as COVID-19 rages

Visitors will be limited to 5,000 a day, down from the usual daily average of 20,000

08 Sep 2020 3:38 PM

Taj Mahal won't open today, order cites risk of COVID-19 spread

The government order did not specify the duration of the lockdown for monuments that have been closed since March

06 Jul 2020 10:51 AM

Taj Mahal to reopen after 3-month lockdown; social distancing, masks mandatory

Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed in a day, split into two groups

05 Jul 2020 2:59 PM

Coronavirus: 2 Noida schools shut; several are quarantined

21 Italian tourists, three Indian tour operators sent to ITBP quarantine centre in capital.

04 Mar 2020 1:52 AM


Trump in India: A diplomatic glass half-full?

The joint statement provides the third coordinate to understand the trajectory of bilateral relations.

27 Feb 2020 1:44 AM

Modi not to accompany Donald to Taj Mahal

The U.S. president has said he likes the Indian prime minister a lot

22 Feb 2020 11:27 AM

On Valentine's Day, lovebirds throng Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal is an international emblem of love

14 Feb 2020 8:48 PM

Taj Mahal gets air purifier as Delhi chokes

The World Health Organisation’s recommended safe daily maximum is a reading of 25.

05 Nov 2019 1:11 AM

Air purifier deployed at Taj Mahal to tackle pollution

Pollution around the white marble mausoleum has been a cause of concern for a long time as it has been damaging the monument.

04 Nov 2019 10:09 AM


Dharavi trumps Taj Mahal to become India’s favourite tourist destination

An online travel website reported that Dharavi’s slums have become more popular that the iconic Taj Mahal among foreign tourists.

22 Jun 2019 6:41 PM

Monumental legacy

Noted architectural historian, Giles Tillotson’s book on the country’s capital, provides a fascinating account of its architectural heritage.

16 Jun 2019 3:26 AM

Disaster selfies

Craig Mazin took to his Twitter account to urge people to be sensitive and asked them to remember “that a terrible tragedy occurred there”.

15 Jun 2019 11:59 PM

Travel Alert: Taj Mahal finds new means to curb overtourism

Staying longer than 3 hours? Be prepared to pay more at the Taj Mahal

13 Jun 2019 3:26 PM

In a first, the Taj Mahal gets a breastfeeding room

The Taj Mahal becomes first Indian monument with breastfeeding room.

24 May 2019 2:38 PM