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Families of Kashmiri students charged with sedition in UP over pro-Pakistan slogans wracked with worry
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Families of Kashmiri students charged with sedition in UP over pro-Pakistan slogans wracked with worry

Although no one was willing to speak on the record, many students in the Valley felt the action taken by authorities was “too harsh"

Kashmiri students held over pro-Pakistan slogans in UP booked for sedition, sent to 14-day judicial custody
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Kashmiri students held over pro-Pakistan slogans in UP booked for sedition, sent to 14-day judicial custody

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath earlier in the day had said the sedition law will be invoked against those celebrating Pakistan's victory against India in the recent T20 World Cup match

Action likely against on-duty female cops in UP for clicking selfies with Priyanka Gandhi
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Action likely against on-duty female cops in UP for clicking selfies with Priyanka Gandhi

On being detained, Priyanka asked “what’s the big deal” if she wanted to meet the deceased’s family. She was later given permission to go to Agra.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra detained on way to home of Agra Dalit who died in police custody
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra detained on way to home of Agra Dalit who died in police custody

Arun Valmiki was accused of stealing money on Saturday night from a police station's evidence locker. He died in custody

Denmark prime minister Mette Frederiksen visits Taj Mahal with husband, calls it 'beautiful'
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Denmark prime minister Mette Frederiksen visits Taj Mahal with husband, calls it 'beautiful'

On Sunday morning, the Danish PM, her husband and a delegation arrived at the Taj Mahal in eco-friendly vehicles.

Taj Mahal to reopen for night viewing from today; tourists can visit in 3 slots from 8:30 to 10 pm
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Taj Mahal to reopen for night viewing from today; tourists can visit in 3 slots from 8:30 to 10 pm

The monument had been closed for night-time viewing since 17 March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic

Agra hospital, sealed after owner's oxygen 'mock drill' video, gets clean chit; all you need to know
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Agra hospital, sealed after owner's oxygen 'mock drill' video, gets clean chit; all you need to know

The UP government enquiry panel said that 16 deaths at the Agra hospital were not due to ‘mock drill’ over oxygen supply

Agra hospital conducts 'mock drill' by cutting off oxygen supply; administration orders inquiry
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Agra hospital conducts 'mock drill' by cutting off oxygen supply; administration orders inquiry

In a viral video, the owner of the hospital is heard saying that some patients started turning blue after the oxygen supply was cut off

COVID-19 deaths in UP: Queues at cremation grounds, data discrepancies belie state govt's claims
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COVID-19 deaths in UP: Queues at cremation grounds, data discrepancies belie state govt's claims

When official claims are scrutinised in the context of long queues at cremation grounds and large-scale discrepancies in data, the picture becomes even more alarming.

Taj Mahal bomb scare was hoax; caller detained for questioning in Firozabad, says UP Police
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Taj Mahal bomb scare was hoax; caller detained for questioning in Firozabad, says UP Police

A resident of Patiyali in Kasganj, the caller prima facie seems to be mentally unstable and probably under treatment, the police said

Taj Mahal vacated after hoax bomb call; nothing suspicious found in monument premises
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Taj Mahal vacated after hoax bomb call; nothing suspicious found in monument premises

The call received from an unidentified person on the 112 emergency response number was traced to Firozabad

Ten people killed, 12 injured in bus-truck collision on Moradabad-Agra highway in Uttar Pradesh
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Ten people killed, 12 injured in bus-truck collision on Moradabad-Agra highway in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured

Police arrest four for waving saffron flags within premises of Taj Mahal after video goes viral
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Police arrest four for waving saffron flags within premises of Taj Mahal after video goes viral

The four belonged to a Hindu right-wing outfit called the Hindu Jagran Manch. Police have registered a case against them.

The irresistibility of Ravi Shankar: Biographer Oliver Craske on the sitar maestro's seductive music, effortless style
Arts & Culture

The irresistibility of Ravi Shankar: Biographer Oliver Craske on the sitar maestro's seductive music, effortless style

We often think of the serious artist as one who is difficult or contrary, who struggles in anonymity. Ravi Shankar does not fit this description.

Finance company agents 'hijack' private bus with passengers onboard in Uttar Pradesh's Agra
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Finance company agents 'hijack' private bus with passengers onboard in Uttar Pradesh's Agra

Preliminary information shows that the 'hijackers' had financed the vehicle. Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi, however, said the bus driver, staff and passengers are all safe

COVID-19 cases in India cross 9 lakh just three days after going past 8 lakh-mark; several states announce fresh curbs
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COVID-19 cases in India cross 9 lakh just three days after going past 8 lakh-mark; several states announce fresh curbs

With 28,498 fresh cases recorded in a day, India's COVID-19 tally went past nine lakh on Tuesday, just three days after it crossed the eight-lakh mark

Taj Mahal among Agra monuments that will remain shut after city sees spike in COVID-19 cases
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Taj Mahal among Agra monuments that will remain shut after city sees spike in COVID-19 cases

Local authorities issued a new advisory late on Sunday ordering an extension of lockdown curbs on monuments in and around Agra. The government order did not specify the duration of the lockdown.

Taj Mahal to reopen for tourists from 6 July despite rising cases of coronavirus in Agra
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Taj Mahal to reopen for tourists from 6 July despite rising cases of coronavirus in Agra

Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed to visit Taj Mahal in a day, split into two groups, a far cry from peak levels of 80,000 a day

Uttar Pradesh directs 15 districts to remain vigilant after locust attacks in Jhansi, Sonbhadra, Jalaun, Lalitpur
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Uttar Pradesh directs 15 districts to remain vigilant after locust attacks in Jhansi, Sonbhadra, Jalaun, Lalitpur

Agriculture Department of Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday asked 15 districts to remain vigilant following locust attacks in four districts of the state

Protests in UP over buses for migrants: State Congress chief gets interim bail till 16 July, asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000
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Protests in UP over buses for migrants: State Congress chief gets interim bail till 16 July, asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000

Ajay Kumar Lallu was dragged and removed by the police from the Agra-Rajasthan border in Uncha Nangla area where he had staged a sit-in protest.