MATHURA

  • Delhi government bans, blacklists Uber cab services whose driver allegedly raped a passenger December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has banned all operations by private cab service Uber in the city following the alleged rape incident with immediate effect. The Transport Department has also blacklisted the company from providing any transport service in the NCT of Delhi in future. Meanwhile, the Uber cab driver...
  • Uber rape case accused a repeat offender, was earlier arrested in a sexual assault case in 2011: sources December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shocking details emerging from the probe reveal that Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav arrested for raping a 25-year-old finance executive in Gurgaon was arrested in 2011 as well on the charges of sexual assault. He had spent seven months in Tihar jail before being acquitted in the...
  • Delhi Police arrests rape accused Uber cab driver after 25-minute chase, to be produced in court today December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two days after an Uber cab driver allegedly raped a young finance executive in Delhi, he was arrested from Mathura and will be produced in a Delhi court on Monday. The Delhi Police used 12 teams who were dispatched to Mathura to nab the 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Uber cab driver arrested from Mathura, to be produced in court on Monday December 7, 2014

    Mathura: In a major breakthrough, police have arrested the Uber cab driver who has been accused of raping a 25-year-old woman in Delhi on Friday night. Delhi Police traced down the accused to his hometown Mathura, from where the vehicle used in the crime was also impounded. "Prime accused in...
  • Police question close associate of Uber cab driver accused of raping woman December 7, 2014

    Mathura: The police on Sunday were questioning a close associate of the Uber taxi driver in Mathura, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee in Gurgaon, sources said. In her statement, the woman said she hired the cab from Gurgaon on Friday night and fell asleep in the vehicle. The...
  • Panic grips Mathura Refinery over spotting a wild beast November 26, 2014

    Mathura: Panic gripped neighbourhood of Mathura Refinery over reports that a wild beast - maybe a leopard or a tiger - was spotted around it. Refinery officials, however, scoffed at rumours, saying there was no proof. The wild beast entered Mathura Refinery complex late Sunday, people said. Panic-stricken residents sought help...
  • 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...