A bench comprising Justices M.R. Shah and M.M. Sundresh said the high court was not in error in dismissing the petition. Terming it a 'publicity interest litigation', the top court dismissed the plea.
Of the 40 UNESCO world heritage sites listed in India as of 2022, we bring you a list of five which must not be missed at all. Ranging from rock cut temples, to a mausoleum to an astronomical observatory - these sites are a marvel of human imagination and creativity.
The monkey attacks in Agra’s Taj Mahal have instilled fear among the tourists and local visitors. The monkeys in Agra have been responsible for a number of attacks on children and adults which were sometimes fatal.
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest serving monarch of the United Kingdom, passed away at Balmoral after battling months of illness. In her lifetime, she has visited India thrice, the first of which was in 1961, next in 1983 and last one in 1997, all with her husband and Duke of Edinburgh late Prince Phillip. Here's a sneak peek into some moments of her past visits to India.
The two-judge bench ripped into the petitioner who sought opening of the 22 locked rooms, stating that the truth about the iconic monument needs to come out, and that he has filed multiple PILs for the same.
The Yamuna barrage project, whose foundation stone was laid twice by former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister ND Tiwari and ex- Governor Romesh Bhandari, has been hanging fire for over three decades.
The principal bench of the NGT headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel was hearing a plea against the operation of stone crushers and other such industries in the Agra district in violation of environmental norms.
In a unique gesture, a man from Burhanpur in Madhya Pradesh gifted a replica of Taj Mahal to his wife.
Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh disappears under thick blanket of smog.
Agra: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal, aimed at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble marvel. Vasant Kumar Swarnkaar, the ASI chief in Agra, said the new ticketing system came into effect from Monday morning. According to the ASI, […]
Agra: The World Heritage Week celebrations came to an end on Sunday, after a series of activities including a cleanliness drive at historical monuments, a painting contest, ritualistic welcome of foreign guests and a photo exhibition. The 17th century Monument of Love — Taj Mahal — was visited by more than 40,000 tourists on Sunday, […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the Taj Mahal’s colour turning brown as it pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government and the Archaeological Survey of India. Asking if anybody had any clue about the colour of the white marble monument turning brownish, a bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice […]
Agra: Entry to the Taj Mahal will be restricted to only three hours starting from Sunday, according to a notice issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The decision was taken to reduce “human load” on the fragile, 17th century monument of love which has started showing signs of fatigue and ageing, the notice said. […]
New Delhi: Now the tourists may have to pay Rs 10 more to see the Taj Mahal, as the government proposes to increase the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40 and introduce an additional fee of Rs 200 to for visiting the main mausoleum, a Union Minister said on Tuesday. The entry fee […]
Moscow/Agra: Finding a new and improved method of removing the yellow stains off the Taj Mahal may be devised in the coming days as university students from India and elsewhere have been posed this problem at an international science contest underway in the Taj city. The eighth International Natural Sciences Tournament (INST) of Russia is […]