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Thunderstorm damages parts of Taj Mahal complex

A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across northern parts of the country damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing running below its five lofty domes, officials said Sunday. One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, the country’s top tourist attraction has been shut since mid-March as part...

Priyanka Gandhi to CM Yogi Adityanath ‘does UP has 10 lakh corona cases’

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday pointed finger at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his remarks on returning migrants from other states testing positive. “Heard the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s statement. According to government statistics, approximately 25 lakh people have returned to Uttar Pradesh. According to the Chief...

UP Coronavirus Updates: 229 new cases in UP, Delhi-Ghaziabad border re-sealed

229 new corona cases found in UP in last 24 hours, Ghaziabad-Delhi border re-sealed, total figure tally to 6497 cases in Uttar Pradesh. In the last 24 hours, eight people lost their lives due to this infection, after which the figure of total deaths has increased to 169. Meanwhile, 14 new corona cases were reported...

Corona Live Update: India sees biggest spike of covid-19 cases 3rd time in a row, 6977 new cases in last 24 hours

While the outbreak of corona is now decreasing in most countries of the world, but its speed in India has been steadily gaining new heights from last two months. Everyday old records are being broken. In India, the number of corona infected patients has crossed one lakh thirty eight thousand. So far, 1,38,845 positive cases...

MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s daughter lodges FIR against Congress’s leader Alka Lamba

Kanpur: Congress leader Alka Lamba, known for her outspoken remarks and sharp sarcasm, is once again in controversy. Aishwarya, daughter of former MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who was serving a life imprisonment in Unnao rape case, on Sunday lodge an FIR in Unnao police in this regard. The complaint alleges that Alka Lamba along with...

Priyanka joins 50,000 Cong workers in e-andolan for migrants

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi led an online protest on behalf of the migrants in this country and particularly the handling of the crisis by the UP government. She joined 50,000 workers for a facebook live as a mark of revolt against the UP government which stopped the 1,000 buses arranged by the Congress for ferrying...

1,000 buses for migrants: Priyanka Gandhi’s secy booked by UP govt

The UP government has filed a case against Priyanka Gandhi’s secretary Sandeep Singh and Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) chief Ajay Kumar Lallu on the issue of providing buses for stranded migrants. The two have been booked for obstructing work of police and public servants. Media reports quoted the police officials as saying that the...

Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa asking muslims to offer Eid prayers at home

As Muslims gear up to celebrate Eid amid the pandemic, the Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa asking Muslims to offer their Eid prayers at home, instead of congregating at mosques. The fatwa comes amid an extension of lockdown as the country battles rising Covid19 cases and the spread of infection. Under the lockdown...

UP govt asks Priyanka Gandhi to arrange 500 buses each from two different places

The UP government in a letter has asked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to arrange for 1,000 buses. The letter said the 500 buses be arranged by noon in Ghaziabad and another 500 to the District Magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar. The letter comes amid Gandhi accusing the Yogi Adityanath-led government of playing politics...

3 women, 4 children killed in fire at paint shop in Gwalior

Seven people, including four children and three women, were killed after a fire broke out in a shop-cum-residential complex in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior city on Monday, police said. Four persons also received burn injuries in the incident, they said. The blaze erupted around 10 am at a paint shop on the Roshni Ghar road in...

UP CM blames Cong for Auraiya accident, seeks list of 1k buses from Opposition party

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday blamed the Congress without naming the party for the road accident in Auraiya which killed 24 migrants. Following the criticism that followed the incident, Adityanath said that the Congress should understand that one truck involved in the accident came from Rajasthan, while the other was from Punjab....

Safe Return: Hundreds of migrants returning home stopped by police at UP border

Hundreds of migrant workers were stopped by police at several border districts in Uttar Pradesh this morning while trying to return to their hometowns and villages amid the lockdown. This comes a day after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered the district officials to stop migrants and their families stranded due to coronavirus lockdown from entering...