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Mahant Narendra Giri death: Disciple Anand Giri detained for suicide abetment
India

Mahant Narendra Giri death: Disciple Anand Giri detained for suicide abetment

Mahant Narendra Giri, the president of the largest organisation of seers in India, was found dead on Monday at Baghambari Muth in Allahabad. A purported suicide note of seven-eight pages was also found

Narendra Giri head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad found dead in Prayagraj
India

Narendra Giri head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad found dead in Prayagraj

His body was found hanging from the ceiling by his disciples and a purported suicide note was also found at the site

SC Collegium recommends elevation of Justice Sanjay Yadav as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court
India

SC Collegium recommends elevation of Justice Sanjay Yadav as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

Justice Yadav is presently the Acting Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, and had previously worked as the Acting Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court

COVID-19 deaths in Prayagraj: In city where nearly 1,200 died in April, authorities cite protocol for not registering their deaths
India

COVID-19 deaths in Prayagraj: In city where nearly 1,200 died in April, authorities cite protocol for not registering their deaths

If people had symptoms of COVID-19 on the basis of X-rays and CT scans, they were kept in the COVID ward. Then they died. They were never investigated as COVID patients, and so they were not registered as such on our portal. That is why they aren't counted on the COVID-19 record, said a district official.

Chandra Shekhar Azad's death anniversary: Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes to freedom fighter
India

Chandra Shekhar Azad's death anniversary: Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes to freedom fighter

Chandra Shekhar Azad died on 27 February, 1931 in Alfred Park, Allahabad after an associate betrayed him to the British

Tandav row: Allahabad HC denies anticipatory bail to Amazon Prime India's Aparna Purohit
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Tandav row: Allahabad HC denies anticipatory bail to Amazon Prime India's Aparna Purohit

Rejecting Aparna Purohit's bail application, the judge said Indian filmmakers "repeatedly ridicule" Hindu deities "taking benefit of the liberal and tolerant tradition of the country."

A short history of the India Coffee House: Conversation, revolutionary politics and a different way to do business
Lifestyle

A short history of the India Coffee House: Conversation, revolutionary politics and a different way to do business

Unassuming, unostentatious, efficient, reasonably priced and other such adjectives are what spring to mind when the India Coffee House is spoken of.

Hathras gangrape: Allahabad HC takes suo moto cognisance, summons top UP govt officials, media houses
India

Hathras gangrape: Allahabad HC takes suo moto cognisance, summons top UP govt officials, media houses

According to Live Law, the court has also directed The Indian Express, Times of India, AajTak, NDTV, among others, to produce the material and content on the basis of which they have reported the cremation of the victim

Mumbai man hires truck, purchases onions worth Rs 2.32L to ensure passage to village in Allahabad amid lockdown
India

Mumbai man hires truck, purchases onions worth Rs 2.32L to ensure passage to village in Allahabad amid lockdown

Desperate to reach his ancestral village on the outskirts of Allahabad, Prem Murti Pandey, who works at Mumbai airport, bought 25 tonnes of onions, loaded them onto a truck and hit the road

'Sabka saath, sabka vikas': At Prayagraj event, Narendra Modi says priority of government that justice reaches all 130 cr Indians
India

'Sabka saath, sabka vikas': At Prayagraj event, Narendra Modi says priority of government that justice reaches all 130 cr Indians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said ensuring that all citizens get benefit and justice is the government's responsibility and also the base of 'sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas'

Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj
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Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging the decision to change the rename the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj.

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela
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Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela

'Gangasagar Mela is at par with the Kumbh Mela. The Centre provides funds for Kumbh Mela but does not extend financial assistance for Gangasagar', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Kashmir PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammed Bhat dies in UP jail: 'They told me you have to just bring him back home,' says 32-year-old son
India

Kashmir PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammed Bhat dies in UP jail: 'They told me you have to just bring him back home,' says 32-year-old son

Ghulam Mohammed Bhat died 16,000 kilometres away from his home in Naini Central Prison. Bhat, who was frail when jailed, was among 20 Kashmiri prisoners brought to Naini prison from Anantnag. They had been detained under the stringent PSA immediately after the Centre scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

UP's 'Ram Naam bank', with Lord Ram as 'currency', announces bonus for account holders after SC's Ayodhya verdict
India

UP's 'Ram Naam bank', with Lord Ram as 'currency', announces bonus for account holders after SC's Ayodhya verdict

Allahabad-based 'bank', which neither has ATMs nor cheque books and its only 'currency' is Lord Ram, has announced bonus for nearly one lakh of its account holders

Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done
India

Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done

Yogi Adityanath on Sunday met the family members of slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari and sought to assure them of all help and justice.

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
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Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark

How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela
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How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela

After centuries of ostracism, the Kinnar community’s challenge to the Hindu establishment at the Kumbh Mela reached fruition when they became part of the Juna Akhara at Prayag. The Kinnars — trans and intersex people and hijras — performed the Aghori Puja and took holy dips

UP cabinet reshuffle 'on cards' says BJP; 3 ministers elected to Lok Sabha while an NDA ally was sacked for outburst against saffron party
Politics

UP cabinet reshuffle 'on cards' says BJP; 3 ministers elected to Lok Sabha while an NDA ally was sacked for outburst against saffron party

A reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet headed by chief minister Yogi Adityanath is likely as three ministers won the Lok Sabha elections while one was sacked, BJP sources said. The three cabinet ministers who contested the Lok Sabha election and won are S P Singh Baghel from Agra, Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Allahabad and Satyadev Pachauri from Kanpur. Disgruntled minister and SBSP leader O P Rajbhar was sacked by the chief minister for his outburst against his NDA partner.

IndiGo to start six additional daily flights from 25 May; to connect Delhi with Allahabad, Bhopal, Patna
Business

IndiGo to start six additional daily flights from 25 May; to connect Delhi with Allahabad, Bhopal, Patna

According to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for March this year, IndiGo's domestic passenger market share stands at 46.9 percent.

Change Sultanpur's name to Kushbhawanpur: Governor Ram Naik writes to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
India

Change Sultanpur's name to Kushbhawanpur: Governor Ram Naik writes to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik has endorsed the changing the name of the city of Sultanpur in a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath