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21-Aug-2018 Mathura

Train hits 5 in UP station

Five men were critically injured on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh when they were hit by the speeding Chhattisgarh Sampark Kranti express near Mathura, an official said.The incident occurred early in the day when the passengers were trying to board the Agra intercity...

18-Mar-2018 Mathura

Three AIIMS doctors killed on Yamuna Expressway

Three doctors of the AIIMS were killed and four seriously injured when their car rammed into a stationery vehicle near the Maant toll plaza in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district on Sunday, police said.The injured were immediately shifted to the Niyati Hospital...

24-Feb-2018 Mathura

Yogi Adityanath visits Krishna Janmabhoomi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the Krishna Janmabhoomi on Saturday and spent about 30 minutes in the sanctum sanctorum.Adityanath, who was accompanied by Power Minister Shrikant Sharma, said he was in Mathura to participate in the 'Latthmaar...

22-Sep-2017 Mathura

Eco-friendly sewage treatment plant inaugurated in Mathura

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that the various development and welfare schemes launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in the last three years helped farmers reap a record production of food grains...

11-Jun-2017 Mathura

Car falls into canal, 10 dead

Ten people, including nine members of a family, were killed on Sunday when an Innova car in which they were travelling fell into the Fatehpur Sikri Canal here in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Villagers and police pulled out the bodies.Police said the family...

11-Jun-2017 Mathura

10 killed in UP road accident

Ten people, including nine members of a family, were killed on Sunday when the car they were travelling in fell into a canal in Mathura, police said.The accident occurred at the Mathura-Jajampatti road. The victims hailed from Bareilly.The driver of the...

16-May-2017 Mathura/Agra

Two Mathura jewellers shot dead, Agra jeweller looted

Jewellers associations have voiced deep concern after two bullion traders were shot dead in Mathura by six persons who escaped with gold worth Rs 4 crore, and another jeweller was shot at in Agra and valuables worth Rs 8 lakh looted.Two traders, brothers Vikas...

07-Apr-2017 Sonkh (Mathura)

Hema Malini wields broom, launches clean water service

BJP MP and veteran actress Hema Malini on Friday picked up a broomstick here to drive the message of cleanliness, and launched a service for home delivery of drinking water.She launched a "Home delivery water supply service" in Sonkh, which is a dark block...

01-Oct-2016 Mathura

Rahul Gandhi prays at Mathura's Dwarkadheesh temple

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday began his road show and "Kisan Maha Yatra" after offering prayers at the Dwarkadheesh temple of Lord Krishna here.Gandhi will later in the day leave for Agra to begin another road show at St Peter's College.The...

28-Sep-2016 Mathura

Samajwadi Party incapable of ushering in prosperity in UP: Amit Shah

Taking a dig at the recent power struggle between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party unit chief Shivpal Yadav, BJP President Amit Shah attacked the state's ruling party on Wednesday for doing nothing tangible for the people.The...

25-Aug-2016 Mathura/Vrindavan

Janmashtami fervour in Braj in UP peaks on Thursday

After good monsoon rains, pastures and fields of Braj, the land of Lord Sri Krishna, looked appropriately verdant on Thursday, providing a great setting for the celebration of Janmashtami.Braj area lies around Mathura and Vrindavan towns in Uttar Pradesh,...

17-Aug-2016 Mathura

NMCG and IOC sign mou for industrial use of treated water

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has said that a new beginning has been made with the foundation laying of STP in Mathura which will provide treated water for industrial use. Laying the foundation of 20...

14-Jun-2016 Agra/Mathura/Vrindavan

Yamuna's pathetic condition angers devotees on Ganga Dussehra

When lakhs of the devout took a dip in the Yamuna at ghats in Vrindavan, Mathura and Agra on Ganga Dussehra on Tuesday, they had a "face to face interaction" (sakshaat darshan) of the Kali Nag (evil serpent) in the form of pollution that has reduced the river...

13-Jun-2016 Mathura

Akhilesh Yadav promises action against guilty in Mathura violence

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday admitted there had been lapses in evicting squatters from the Jawaharbagh here.He said there was some delay in police action as the administration did not want to target women, children and innocent people....

04-Jun-2016 Mathura

Why target me? I'm doing my job: Hema Malini

Veteran actress-politician Hema Malini has lashed out at media reports and people who criticised her over posting images from a film's shoot on social media while Mathura was engulfed by violence and tension. She says being a “sincere” person, she is doing her...

03-Jun-2016 Mathura/New Delhi

Mathura violence: 24 people dead, blame-game erupts

A day after 24 persons were left killed in a massive clash between police and members of a sect who had encroached on a government land in Mathura, opposition parties, especially the BJP, targetted the ruling Samajwadi Party and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister...

03-Jun-2016 Mathura

Mathura violence toll 24, 23 policemen injured: Police

The toll in Thursday evening's violence in Mathura stood at 24, including 22 "trouble makers" and two policemen, Uttar Pradesh DGP Javed Ahmed said here on Friday. Twenty-three policemen are injured, including some seriously."So far 22 trouble makers have...

07-Mar-2016 Mathura

Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation for first high-octane fuel unit

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone for India's first "Octomax" unit at the Mathura refinery for the production of high-octane gasoline."The unit at Mathura refinery will be the first of its kind in India addressing the emerging scenario...

28-Feb-2016 Mathura

Ratan Tata inaugurates 351-bed hospital in Mathura

Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata here on Sunday inaugurated a 351-bed hospital that aims to provide better medical services to the western part of Uttar Pradesh.Nayati hospital will have several advance techniques including high end CT, MRI, Linear...

18-Jan-2016 Mathura

Hema Malini aims to change profile of Sri Krishna land

The Braj area in Uttar Pradesh, the land of Lord Krishna and his consort Radha, is all set to change its profile with a number of development projects at various stages of implementation, according to BJP leader and MP from Mathura Hema Malini.The film actress-turned...

16-Jan-2016 Mathura

Hema Malini launches public toilets programme in Mathura

Bharatiya Janata Party MP and actor Hema Malini on Saturday appealed to women across the country to give top priority to construction and use of hygienic toilets as they are vital for health.Launching the first set of toilets built by Sulabh International in Rawal...

22-Dec-2015 Mathura

Need to reduce crude dependence: Nitin Gadkari

There was an urgent need to reduce dependence on crude and promote bio-diesel and ethanol which could boost India's rural economy, union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.Addressing students at the fourth convocation of...

12-Dec-2015 Mathura

Three killed in Mathura road crash

Three people, including two women, were killed on Agra Mathura highway when a car hit a motorbike in Uttar Pradesh's Kosi area, police said on Saturday.The accident that left Ram Krishna, 48, and his two daughters Kshamta, 25, and Preeti, 18, dead occurred...

07-Oct-2015 Mathura

Five killed in Mathura accident

Five passengers of a bus died on after the vehicle was hit by a brick-loaded tractor trolly close to the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura distict on Wednesday, police said.Another two dozen passengers were injured, several of them seriously, and...

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