MATHURA

  • Ahead of President's visit, Vrindavan authorities grapple to deal with monkey menace November 14, 2014

    Mathura: To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists. "We have decided to withdraw services of langurs as it...
  • Mathura MP Hema Malini adopts Raval village in UP under Adarsh Gram Yojana November 10, 2014

    Mathura: Actress-politician Hema Malini has adopted Raval village in Uttar Pradesh under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address. "People keep chanting Radhe Radhe in the entire Raval but no one has ever thought of developing this village across the Yamuna river....
  • Mathura: 18 injured as farmers' protest turn violent, buses torched November 1, 2014

    Mathura: Protesting against non-payment of compensation for their land inundated due to construction of Gokul barrage, hundreds of farmers on Saturday blocked road, torched two buses and clashed with police, who resorted to lathicharge, injuring at least 18 people including five policemen in the melee. According to police, hundreds of...
  • Mathura: Santosh Anand's son, daughter-in-law commit suicide by jumping in front of a train October 16, 2014

    Lyricist Santosh Anand's son and daughter-in-law committed suicide by jumping in front of a train. Police found a suicide note which cited financial troubles as the reason for this extreme step. They were residents of south Delhi. ...
  • 11 killed in road mishap on Delhi-Mathura road September 23, 2014

    Lucknow: Eleven people were on Tuesday killed and as many injured when a speeding truck rammed into a stationary canter in the wee hours in Mathura district. The accident occurred on Delhi-Mathura road in Kosi Kalan area, about 100 km from the national capital. Eleven people died on the spot, police said....
  • Hema Malini draws flak from NGOs over her remark on Vrindavan widows September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming MP Hema Malini's statement about widows of Vrindavan as "insensitive", the NGOs working for them have said that this has "broken the heart" of thousands of widows who had many hopes from the actorturned politician. Hema, a Member of Parliament from Mathura, had made a controversial remark saying...
  • Hema Malini sparks a controversy, says widows from Bengal, Bihar should not crowd Mathura September 18, 2014

    Mathura: Another Bharatiya Janata Party leader, actorturnedpolitician Hema Malini, has now stoked a controversy with her statements. The BJP MP from Mathura said that widows from Bengal and Bihar should not crowd the holy city and should stay in their own states instead. "If they (widows) are not from here...
  • BJP drops mention of 'love jihad' from resolution August 24, 2014

    Mathura: After breathing fire over 'love jihad', BJP dropped any mention of it in the political resolution at its twoday state executive meet that concluded on Sunday. 'Love Jihad' (marriage between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman), especially in the western parts of Uttar Pradesh, has been taken up...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Mathura: MP Hema Malini promises all help to abandoned baby August 22, 2014

    In Mathura, a twodayold baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an orphanage. After Network18 aired this story, many people have come forward to offer help. ...
  • News 360: Braveheart takes on hecklers who assaulted her husband August 22, 2014

    In an inspiring story coming in from Meerut, a woman defended herself and her husband when a group of miscreants attacked them. ...
  • Twoday old baby girl abandoned in Mathura August 22, 2014

    Mathura: A twoday old baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. The baby was later taken to an orphanage which houses many other children with similar fates. This twodayold baby was abandoned by her parents simply because she is a girl. Member of Child Welfare Society Pratibha Sharma...
  • Mathura all set to celebrate Janmastami August 18, 2014

    Brindavan in Mathura is all set to celebrate the Krishna Janmastami on Monday. ...
  • Festivities on across India on the occasion of Janmashtami August 18, 2014

    On the occasion of Janmashtami, celebration are marked with Dahi Handi events in Mumbai while in Mathura devotees prayed in the city's temples to pay their respects to Lord Krishna. Janmashtami celebrations at Mathura's famous Dwarkadheesh temple began on Sunday. Other temples across the country started the celebrations today. ...
  • Three lifesize statues of Queen Victoria vandalised at Mathura museum August 9, 2014

    Three lifesize statues of Queen Victoria, the former queen of England, have been vandalised in a Mathura museum, officials said on Saturday. The 200yearold statues of the British ruler were kept in the backyard of the museum for installation in a Queen Victoria park, work on which is underway. Three men who...
  • All 6 accused arrested in Mathura gangrape case July 22, 2014

    All six accused in the alleged gangrape of an 18yearold girl in Pingari village were arrested on Monday, police said. While five were arrested in the day near Kurkanda village crossing under Farah police station when they were attempting to flee the village, the sixth accused was nabbed late in the...
  • Ashok Gehlot demands fair probe into 'animal vial' use in Rajasthan June 25, 2014

    Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday demanded from the state government to clarify the facts on the alleged use of animals' antibioticinjections administered on human being at a Jodhpur government hospital. "The Medical and Health Minister should come forward clarifying the facts and figures on the alleged use of...
  • 'For Animal Treatment Only' drugs administered to 300 patients in a government hospital June 23, 2014

    As many as 300 patients in a government hospital have been administered antibiotic injections with vials carrying "For Animal Treatment Only" label, prompting authorities to order a probe into the matter. Deepak Verma, the administrative head of the Mathura Das Mathur Hospital, where the patients were administered Meropenem antibiotic, said this...
  • Hema Malini: Narendra Modi wave gave an edge to all BJP candidates May 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood's Dreamgirl Hema Malini, who has won the Mathura parliamentary seat on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, is determined to prove all the cynics and smirkers wrong. She says she's not in politics to "pose for pretty pictures in beautiful saris", but to bring "changes needed in the...
  • Mathura MP takes a jibe at Hema Malini, says polls not a 3-hour film April 24, 2014

    Taking a jibe at BJP candidate Hema Malini, Sitting MP from Mathura Jayant Chaudhary on Thursday said that polls are not at 3-hour film. ...
  • Watch: Hema Malini says she's confident of winning Mathura April 24, 2014

    Will Mathura vote for the dream girl? BJP candidate Hema Malini, who is contesting from Mathura that went to polls on April 24, sounded a confident note. ...
  • Riots will take place across India if Modi becomes PM: Ajit Singh April 23, 2014

    Mathura: Taking a dig at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh while addressing a rally in Mathura on Tuesday claimed that communal riots will take place across the country if Modi came to power. During the rally which was also attended by Congress vice president...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to address rally in Agra, Mathura April 19, 2014

    UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address three rallies in the Agra and Mathura on Saturday. He is expected to reach Agra by 1.30pm. Akhilesh had on Friday slammed the much-touted Gujarat model of development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav saying the SP government has launched more welfare programmes in...
  • AAP accuses Hema Malini of furnishing false information in affidavit April 18, 2014

    Aam Admi Party on Friday accused the BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha seat Hema Malini of allegedly providing wrong facts in her nomination papers. DK Tyagi, an AAP supporter from Delhi, has lodged a complaint to the Election Commission on Thursday stating that the actress did not mention that she...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura April 17, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Mathura constituencies in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • Beheaded soldier's family hits out at UPA, SP; says will vote for BJP April 16, 2014

    Mathura: In the election season, the disgruntled family of beheaded Indian soldier Hemraj Singh has hit out at the Central and the Uttar Pradesh government, blaming them for making promises and not keeping them. The family now says that it will vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party this time. It's...
  • Local BJP leader files complaint with EC over ballot numbers April 15, 2014

    BJP filed a complaint in Mathura with Election Commission alleging that the district election office flouted norms in placing names and allotting ballot numbers on the EVM to various candidates contesting the Mathura Lok Sabha seat. BJP's district general secretary Ravindra Pandey in his complaint said that the district election office...
  • Things will change for good and it will be due to Modi: Hema Malini April 6, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey, actor-turn-politician and BJP candidate from Mathura, Hema Malini said that things are going to change and the change is because of Narendra Modi. "I get my inspiration from Mathura and Vrindavan" she added. ...
  • LS polls: I am not thinking about winning or losing, says Hema Malini April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP candidate Hema Malini on Thursday filed her nomination papers from the Mathura Lok Sabha constituency. The actor-turned politician said that this time the elections will be historic. "This time the elections will be historic, things are changing because of Narendra Modi," added Hema Malini. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Hema...
  • Whether I win or lose, I'm here to stay in politics: Hema Malini April 3, 2014

    The 2014 polls are seeing a lot of star power. The BJP has fielded actress Hema Malini from Mathura. The actress said that irrespective of the outcome of the polls, she's here in politics to stay. ...