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Yogi Adityanath at Taj Mahal today amid controversy

Yogi will also run a mega cleanliness campaign along with 500 BJP activists and social workers around the west gate of Taj Mahal.

26 Oct 2017 6:03 AM

Youths chant Shiva Chalisa in Taj Mahal premises

The youth were taken away by CISF personnel and released after they submitted a written apology.

25 Oct 2017 12:54 AM

Supreme Court orders demolition of parking lot at Taj Mahal

The bench said that the parking ground could be an environmental hazard.

25 Oct 2017 12:54 AM

After Taj, now Lucknow missing in UP tourism list

The tourism department could have included the Dewa Sharief shrine and the St Joseph’s Cathedral in the calendar”, said a senior bureaucrat.

22 Oct 2017 2:59 AM

The Taj Mahal controversy

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

22 Oct 2017 12:39 AM


Taj Mahal was built on Hindu temple, says Vinay Katiyar

Talking to a news channel, Mr Katiyar alleged that Mughal emperor Shahjahan had demolished the Shiv temple to build the Taj Mahal.

19 Oct 2017 12:47 AM

After being struck off tourism book, Taj Mahal finds place in UP govt calendar

Gorakhnath Mutt in Gorakhpur, represented by Yogi Adityanath, has also found a place in the calendar.

18 Oct 2017 6:58 PM

Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built on Shiva temple: BJP MLA Vinay Katiyar

Vinay Katiyar said Taj Mahal was constructed by Hindu kings, the rooms and carvings there prove that it was a Hindu monument.

18 Oct 2017 5:54 PM

Taj Mahal is India's pride: Tourism minister Alphons Kannanthanam

Union tourism minister said the government had 'elaborate plans' for the historical monument.

18 Oct 2017 2:12 PM

Monumental neurosis: Taj is India’s heritage

Hindu right-wingers need not be liberal secularists, and they should not be.

18 Oct 2017 1:25 AM


Communalising politics before polls in Gujarat

Communal politics and communal history demonise “the other” — in this case India’s Muslims.

18 Oct 2017 1:22 AM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath plans Agra visit in bid for damage control

The Yogi government had stirred up a controversy last month when its official booklet on tourism did not mention the Taj Mahal.

18 Oct 2017 1:10 AM

We must take pride in our heritage: PM Narendra Modi

The PM said the world was heading back to nature and wellness and Ayurveda was India’s strength.

18 Oct 2017 1:05 AM

Why only Taj Mahal? Demolish Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar too: Azam Khan

Known for making controversial statements, Khan said that he is always in favour of demolishing monuments signifying slavery.

17 Oct 2017 2:34 PM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath on damage control after party MLA's 'Taj is a blot' remark

A special world-class event will be organised in Ayodhya on Diwali, Yogi Adityanatth said.

17 Oct 2017 2:21 PM


UP BJP MLA’s remark on Taj Mahal sets off furore

The BJP said it was Som’s “personal view” and that the Taj Mahal is part of India’s “cultural heritage”.

17 Oct 2017 1:29 AM

Will Modi stop hoisting flag at Red Fort built by 'traitors': Owaisi attacks BJP

AIMIM chief also asked if Yogi Adityanath and Narendra Modi can tell tourists not to visit Taj Mahal.

16 Oct 2017 3:55 PM

Taj can't be part of history, creator wanted to wipe out Hindus: BJP MLA

Earlier, it was also reported that the BJP Government in the state had not included Taj Mahal as part of UP's 'cultural heritage'.

16 Oct 2017 12:05 PM

A distorted version of faith makes us blind to truth, beauty

The Yogi was the chief priest of the main Hindu temple at Gorakhpur, so one would expect his worldview to be a bit limited.

08 Oct 2017 1:04 AM

Indian meal in UK: Keep it simple

Several surveys assert that “chicken tikka masala” has overtaken roast beef in the Brit popularity stakes.

07 Oct 2017 4:32 AM