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Minus Mayawati, alliance leaders take on ‘chowkidar’

Agra: Leaders of the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday held a mega election rally here even without the presence of BSP leader Mayawati who has been banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission. Substituting Mayawati, her nephew Akash took the stage and made his maiden speech and appealed to the […]

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4,956 accidents, 718 deaths on Yamuna Expressway in 5 years

Agra: A total of 4,956 accidents, 718 deaths and 7,671 serious injuries were recorded on the Yamuna Expressway between August 2012 to March 31, 2018, revealed an RTI reply. The alarming number of fatal road accidents on the Yamuna Expressway has caused widespread concern, calling for effective intervention of the Central and State government agencies. Information […]

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‘Chowkidar’ is vigilant, corrupt politicians will pay for misdeeds: Modi

Agra :  Calling himself a ‘chowkidar’ (watchman) who is ever vigilant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that political leaders involved in scandals and corruption should be ready to pay for their misdeeds. “The ‘chowkidar’ is vigilant, alert and working 24×7. No amount of political conspiracies and alliances will be able to stop my […]

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PM to launch election campaign for 2019 LS polls from Agra

AGRA (1 Min Read) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch NDA’s election campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh’s Agra on January 9, according to party sources and MP Ram Shankar Katheria. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Agra on January 4 to review preparations for Modi’s visit. Notably, Modi had […]

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Controversial ‘Yogi-as-kalyug-ka-avtaar’ billboards pop up in Agra, removed

Lucknow : Controversial hoardings portraying Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as the next prime minister and a ‘Kalyug ka Avtaar’ (reincarnation in Kali Yuga) were removed from many public places in Agra after the municipal corporation noticed them, an official said. The hoardings put up by the Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena were placed under […]