The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials have made all necessary arrangement for the reopening.
Tag: Taj Mahal
From a “sickly sewage canal” the Yamuna river stands as a vibrant and attractive water body which is said to be the lifeline of the city.
The neighbouring districts of Mathura reported 54 cases with three deaths, Firozabad 15, Etah 14, Mainpuri 15.
The number of containment zones and buffer zones around the Taj Mahal and the interior city continues to remain high, at 85.
The Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh had announced a couple of days ago that the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected monuments would reopen from July 6.
Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh tweeted Thursday that ASI monuments could now be opened taking necessary precautions and full safety measures.
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are likely to visit the Taj Mahal on February 24 and remain in city for around 2 hours.
The lore and mythology woven around the Taj Mahal fascinate everyone, and especially those in love, say photographers at the Taj Mahal.
Agra: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal, aimed at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble marvel. Vasant Kumar Swarnkaar, the ASI chief in Agra, said the new ticketing system came into effect from Monday[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that protecting the Taj Mahal had become a “hopeless cause” and from July 31 it will hold daily hearings on how to protect the monument from pollution. “Either you shut it, demolish it or restore it,” said the court, expressing its disappointment[Read More…]
Mumbai: The eternal monument to love, the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Rajiv Gandhi Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai figure among the Top 10 TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards of 2018 for most visited and popular tourist landmarks, it was announced here on Tuesday. The other top Indian monuments[Read More…]
New Delhi: Now the tourists may have to pay Rs 10 more to see the Taj Mahal, as the government proposes to increase the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40 and introduce an additional fee of Rs 200 to for visiting the main mausoleum, a Union Minister said on[Read More…]
In a meeting on Thursday, it was decided that the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal will be capped at 30,000 per day. The decision comes after a minor stampede that happened at one of the entry gates of the monument last Thursday. The quantity of tourist going to[Read More…]
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday visited the Taj Mahal and wielded a broom to launch the ‘swacchta abhiyaan’ (cleanliness drive) at the western gate of the monument. He spent about 30 minutes there. As he arrived amid tight security, BJP activists shouted slogans hailing him as well[Read More…]
Amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the heritage site Taj Mahal, Haryana minister, Anil Vij, on Friday called the monument a beautiful graveyard and said that it is inauspicious to keep its model in homes. #ताजमहल एक खूबसूरत कब्रिस्तान है । — ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) October 20, 2017 NCP[Read More…]
After BJP MLA Sangeet Som remarked that Taj Mahal is a blot on Indian culture, Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, said that the monument was built by ‘blood and sweat of Indian laborers’. The CM will make his maiden visit to the world heritage site on 25 October. “It[Read More…]
A day after BJP’s Sangeet Som called Taj Mahal a blot on Indian culture, former UP minister, Azam Khan described Rashtrapati Bhavan as a sign of slavery. Khan told the reporters on Tuesday that buildings and monuments constructed in India by past rulers should be razed. “Signs of slavery which[Read More…]
The recent remark on Taj Mahal by BJP MLA, Sangeet Som, has triggered a huge backlash with All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president, Asaduddin Owaisi. He had questioned whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would stop unfurling national flag from Red Fort. Owaisi also asked PM Modi and UP CM Yogi[Read More…]
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Sangeet Som, has stirred controversy after saying that the Taj Mahal was built by traitors and therefore, cannot be included in the Indian history. He said this during an event at the Sisoli village in Meerut district on Sunday. “Many people were disappointed that the[Read More…]
Fueling the Taj Mahal controversy even further, a cabinet minister of the state, Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary has said that the famous monument was rightly kept out of the tourism booklet of Uttar Pradesh and it should instead be replaced with the Guru Gorakhnath peeth. The minister in charge of religious[Read More…]
Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday said that the Taj Mahal is an integral part of our heritage. His statement comes a few days after controversy was raked over non-inclusion of the Taj Mahal in a UP government booklet released to mark six months of the BJP government[Read More…]
Samajwadi Party leader, Azam Khan, who is known for his controversial remarks, said if the Uttar Pradesh government decides to destroy Taj Mahal, he would support them. Defending his scandalous remark, he said monuments like the Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Qutub Minar and even the Parliament, are signs of slavery.[Read More…]
The Uttar Pradesh government has proposed many tourism projects worth Rs 370 crore. Around half of it is meant for the Taj Mahal and its surrounding areas, as per an official release. The details have been released following reports saying that the Taj Mahal has been omitted from the tourism[Read More…]
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government if it “wants to destroy” the world famous, Taj Mahal in a scathing remarks. The court made this remark during the hearing of an application seeking its nod to cut more than 400 trees to put down an additional railway track between[Read More…]
Listing the achievements of the BJP government in the Centre, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, said that foreign dignitaries visiting India were now being given copies of epics like Gita and Ramayana instead of Taj Mahal replicas. “Foreign dignitaries visiting the country used to be gifted replicas of the[Read More…]