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Oct 18, 2018
Allahabad to be renamed Prayagraj: Some residents hail move, others say improving civic facilities should be priorityHere's what the renaming of the city by the Yogi Adityanath government means for the residents of the erstwhile city of Allahabad, now rechristened Prayagraj.
Oct 17, 2018
Allahabad becomes Prayagraj: Before claiming saffronisation, historical and cultural imperative must be examinedAs the contentious debate that revolved around Allahabad being renamed Prayagraj has been sparked off, let's analyse the narrative which is to run after this monumental change
Oct 16, 2018
Allahabad is now Prayagraj: Uttar Pradesh Cabinet gives approval to new name ahead of 2019 Kumbh MelaThe historic city of Allahabad was Tuesday officially renamed as Prayagraj. The decision was taken by the Uttar Pradesh cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Oct 15, 2018
Allahabad to be renamed Prayagraj: Yogi Adityanath's bid to wipe Akbar's name off Indian history is problematicSymbolism in denigrating a ruler like Akbar points towards a disturbing trend but that has been happening for quite sometime now. The BJP strategy is probably to belittle their (Muslim rulers and kings) importance and denounce them by "suspecting their 'Indian-ness'.
Oct 14, 2018
'Might be wish of many people': Yogi Adityanath hints at renaming Allahabad 'Prayagraj'The statement by Yogi Adityanath comes after media reports said banners for the upcoming 2019 Kumbh Mela refers to Allahabad as Prayagraj.
Oct 10, 2018
Non-bailable warrant issued against Rita Bahuguna Joshi for failing to appear in court over code of conduct caseThe Uttar Pradesh minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi was repeatedly summoned in the case dating back to 2010.
Oct 09, 2018
Case filed against Allahabad University Students' Union president Uday Yadav over possible involvement in incident of violenceA case has been filed against the newly-appointed president of Allahabad University's student union, Uday Prakash Yadav, for his alleged involvement in the violence that took place on the day results of the student union elections were declared.
Sep 28, 2018
Local court in Muzaffarnagar transfers Amit Shah's case of violating model of conduct to Allahabad special courtAmit has been accused of allegedly making "objectionable" speeches while campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls in Muzaffarnagar on 4 April 2014.
Sep 14, 2018
Nehru's statue removed from intersection in Allahabad for road widening project; Congress slams Yogi AdityanathParty chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that even by removing his statue, they would not be able to remove the memories of Nehru.
Sep 12, 2018
Uttar Pradesh cabinet approves proposal to hire retired professors to meet shortage of teachers in medical collegesThere are 13 medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh, including seven new ones, where there is shortage of staff.