Agra, India Newswire

Agra, India Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Agra, India.

Results 1 - 20 of 907 in Agra, India

  1. Kalindi Express derailment: Is the government swift enough to rectify security lapses?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    Delhi-bound Kalindi Express' derailment at Tundla junction on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday adds to a long list of train accidents over the last six months. Another human error brought two trains-one express and a freight train-on the same track.

    Comment?

  2. Kalindi Express derails in UP, no casualtiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Tundla , Feb 20 - A major tragedy was averted on Monday morning, when the engine and two coaches of Kalindi Express derailed after colliding with a goods train here. No one was injured.

    Comment?

  3. Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Lucknow judges Akhilesh Yadav by his workRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    At a booth in Lucknow. The turnout in Lucknow district was under 59%, with only Kanpur's 56% behind.

    Comment?

  4. Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 Phase 3 polling LIVE: Voting begins in 12 districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Sixty nine constituencies of central Uttar Pradesh will vote in the third phase of state assembly elections on Sunday, with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav looking to repeat his 2012 performance of winning 54 out of 69 seats, including winning Kannauj, Mainpuri, Etawah and Auraiya districts in a clean sweep. BSP, BJP and Congress secured just six, five and two respectively.

    Comment?

  5. UP Elections: 3rd phase a litmus test for Akhilesh's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    "Ever since Congress has come with us, Opposition parties are disturbed they are talking only on SP and Congress and nothing else." As 69 constituencies of central Uttar Pradesh vote in the third phase of Assembly polls on Sunday, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will be facing his biggest test yet; whether his party can replicate, or better its 2012 performance of winning 54 of 69 seats, which had included a clean sweep in Kannauj, Mainpuri, Etawah and Auraiya districts.

    Comment?

  6. Voter silence keeps parties, pundits guessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Telegraph

    It's a warm February afternoon at Gauriganj, 125km from Lucknow. A middle-aged fruit seller is taking a break under the shade of a work-in-progress flyover.

    Comment?

  7. Bike rider survives being impaled through MOUTH in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Mail on Sunday

    This is the stomach-churning moment a biker had to be pulled off railings after he crashed and was left impaled through his mouth. Bhavnalo Kant was thrown from his bike and through the air after he hit a speed bump and lost control near Raja Ki Mandi railway station in Agra, India.

    Comment?

  8. NGT slaps fine of Rs 20k on UP govt for delay in filing reply2 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | India.com

    New Delhi, Feb 17 The National Green Tribunal has slapped fines on Uttar Pradesh government and its agencies for not filing their responses on a plea of an NGO alleging that large-scale burning of municipal solid waste in Agra was turning the Taj Mahal yellow. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar slammed the state authorities for not filing their replies and slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 each on UP government, its ministry of urban development and planning, Agra Nagar Nigm and the District Magistrate to be paid to Central Pollution Control Board .

    Comment?

  9. UP Elections: Key poll issues of political biggiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Feb. 17 : This year whether assembly elections in India's biggest state of Uttar Pradesh are being fought on the combination and permutations of cast, creed and religion or development is any issue in the state will be decided by the voters only, but the fact is all political parties have made several tall promises and showered freebies to woo the voters. Here are the issues BJP, BSP and SP-Congress are focusing on: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced a series of promises that his government would fulfill if they are elected to power.

    Comment?

  10. NIA arrests FICN racketeerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, , Feb. 16 : The National Investigation Agency on Thursday arrested an accused Fatima for allegedly procuring and circulating high quality Fake Indian Currency Notes . Fatima, aged 43 is a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Agra.

    Comment?

  11. Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav hits back at PM Modi on 'inexperience' barbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Indian Express

    Attacking PM Modi over his 'inexperience' jibe, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said he has managed to learn to cycle fast so that neither BSP's elephant nor BJP's lotus could come anywhere near the Samajwadi Party . He also responded to the Prime Minister questioning the SP chief as to how he could form a coalition with "those who tried to murder" his father Mulayam Singh Yadav , and said that Modi's advisors could have done better by telling him to cite a more recent example of Firozabad.

    Comment?

  12. Sasikala convicted in Disproportionate Asset case, sentenced to jail...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | India.com

    New Delhi: In a major setback for AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu aspiring Chief Minister Sasikala Natarajan , the Supreme Court on Tuesday convicted her in 21-year-old disproportionate assets case . A division bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice Amitava Roy set aside a Karnataka High Court order staying the conviction of Sasikala and three by a trial court.

    Comment?

  13. Alliance that has struck a chord on groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 12: Hoardings across Uttar Pradesh bearing photographs of Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav deliver just one message: "UP ko ye saath pasand hai ." It is an exceptional strategy, focusing on two individuals coming together instead of dwelling on political themes.

    Comment?

  14. Uttar Pradesh elections: Muslim, SC or Jat seat, turnout jumps all overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Indian Express

    Whatever their community profile, the turnout rose consistently in most of the 73 seats that went to polls Saturday. Compared to 2012, the turnout was higher in 15 of 17 Muslim-dominated seats, 11 of 12 reserved seats, and nine of 11 Jat strongholds.

    Comment?

  15. Uma Bharti Stands By Torture Statement, Says Will Do It Again If Given 'Opportunity' In FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Outlook

    A defiant Uma Bharti today stood by her controversial statement that rapists should be tortured "till their skin comes off" and stressed that those who commit crimes against women do not have human rights as "they are not human beings". In a letter to an English daily, the Union Water Resources Minister said she does not feel "even an iota" of pity for those who commit misdeeds against women.

    Comment?

  16. UP assembly elections: 64% polling, stray clashes mark first phase of pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Indian Express

    THE FIRST phase of Uttar Pradesh elections, held for 73 constituencies in some of its most sensitive areas, saw 64.22 per cent polling on Saturday in the 15 districts that went to polls. While rural voters came out in large numbers, urban areas recorded a low turnout.

    Comment?

  17. Test for Modi as India's biggest state votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Yahoo!

    Millions of voters in India's most populous state cast their ballots Saturday in a contest seen as a key test for Narendra Modi halfway through his first term as prime minister. Uttar Pradesh is home to over 200 million people -- more than the entire population of Brazil -- and polls in the battleground state are a bellwether of national politics.

    Comment?

  18. Four villages give call for poll boycott in Mathura4 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | India.com

    Mathura, Feb 11 Residents of four villages of Mat Tahsil here today gave a call to boycott the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, saying that the problem of road, water, power etc has remained unresolved in these areas. The villagers of Nagla Sapera, Jakharpur, Bhagat Nagaria and Kudvara had given a call for boycott of the first phase of the elections.

    Comment?

  19. 63% polling in Uttar Pradesh election first phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    An Indian election officer marks the finger of a voter at a polling station in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on February 11, 2017. Voting got underway on February 11 in India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh in a contest seen as a key test for Narendra Modi halfway into his first term as prime minister.

    Comment?

  20. 64% polling in UP election first phaseRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Nerve News

    New Delhi/Lucknow, Feb 11 - The first phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections passed off peacefully on Saturday with over 64 per cent polling recorded, bettering the record of the past two state polls, the Election Commission said. Participation has been exemplary, Deputy Election Commissioner Vijay Dev told reporters in New Delhi.

    Comment?