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SC allows felling of 452 trees for Delhi-Agra rail line

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the felling of 452 trees for the construction of an additional track for the railway line connecting Delhi to Agra via Mathura, provided the mandatory compensatory afforestation is also undertaken. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and S.A. Nazeer also ordered […]

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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 […]