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Now visitors will have to pay more to visit Taj Mahal : Government

Now visitors will have to pay more to visit Taj Mahal

Now visitors will have to pay more to visit Taj Mahal. Visitors to Taj Mahal and other monuments will now have to pay extra, as the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) raised the entry fee to visit such historical monuments. While domestic visitors will have to pay an extra Rs 10, the foreign tourist will have to pay Rs 100 more

No danger to structure of Taj Mahal: MoS for Culture

No danger to structure of Taj Mahal: MoS for Culture

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma on Thursday assured people that there is no danger to the structure of Taj Mahal. Talking to media, Mahesh said that the government would submit an affidavit in this regard in the Supreme Court. “I want to assure everyone that there

SC raps Centre, UP Govt. over condition of Taj Mahal

SC raps Centre, UP Govt. over condition of Taj Mahal. The Supreme Court on Wednesday raps the Centre and Uttar Pradesh Government over the protection of the Taj Mahal and said, “either we will shut down the Taj or you demolish or restore it.” The apex court came down heavily on the Centre and state

No 'namaz' by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

No ‘namaz’ by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow outsiders to offer Namaz inside Taj Mahal premises. The apex court said, the historic Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and is a protected site, so it should be kept in mind that no Namaz will be offered there.The

Taj Heritage Corridor being resurrected in new avatar, but questions remain

Taj Heritage Corridor being resurrected in new avatar, but questions remain

The controversial Taj Heritage Corridor is being resurrected in a new avatar but disturbing questions remain, environmentalists say. The Uttar Pradesh horticulture department, in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India, has started greening the vast wasteland sandwiched between two world heritage monuments.The Supreme Court, some 10 years ago, had asked the Archaeological Survey of India to

Taj Mahal is second best UNESCO world heritage site: Survey

Taj Mahal is second best UNESCO world heritage site: Survey

Taj Mahal second best UNESCO world heritage site: The importance of preserving our cultural and natural heritage is crucial, and groups like the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization are key in this endeavor.As travelers, we can visit these locations, which are a true legacy from the past, helping to preserve and protect them.

As Yogi visits Taj Mahal, MLA says monument built after demolishing temple

Agra, Oct 26, The Taj Mahal was built by demolishing a Shiva temple, a legislator from Uttar Pradesh’s ruling BJP said here today as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the 17th century monument. The Mughals first demolished the temple and then built the Taj Mahal, Agra North MLA Jagan Prasad Garg told reporters at the

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UP CM Adityanath to visit Taj Mahal today

UP CM Adityanath to visit Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal controversy unnecessary and pathetic: Paresh Rawal

Taj Mahal controversy unnecessary and pathetic: Paresh Rawal

At a time when Taj Mahal is enveloped in controversies; actor-turned-politician Paresh Rawal on Friday dubbed the ongoing debate in the regard as unnecessary and pathetic. Rawal expressing dismay said the Taj Mahal which used to symbolise love has become a symbol of hatred. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Ahmedabad East constituency took to his Twitter handle on Friday and tweeted, “Taj Mahal-Symbol of

Haryana Minister calls Taj Mahal a ‘beautiful kabristan’

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Haryana Minister calls Taj Mahal beautiful kabristan. Joining the league of those making controversial statements on the Taj Mahal, senior Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Friday termed the marble monument as a “beautiful cemetery”.”Taj Mahal ek khoobsurat kabristan hai,” Vij tweeted on Friday. Vij, who is the cabinet Minister for Health

CM Adityanath’s Taj visit will help in damage control, say tourism players

Agra, Oct 20, Tourism industry leaders in Agra have welcomed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s decision to visit the Taj Mahal, which is seen as a damage control exercise after a series of controversial statements by politicians on the 17th century marble wonder.Adityanath’s visit to Agra on October 26 will help soothe frayed tempers

Taj Mahal finds place of pride in UP govt’s 2018 calendar

Lucknow, Oct 18, The Taj Mahal, which has been in the crosshairs of controversy, has finally found a place of pride in the 2018 calender brought out by the Uttar Pradesh government. The 17th century architectural marvel is included in the month of July in the calendar brought out by the state information department. Also

Demolish Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar along with Taj Mahal: Azam Khan

Demolish Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar along with Taj Mahal: Azam

Taj Mahal important, doesn’t matter who built it: Adityanath

Lucknow, Oct 17 : Taj Mahal important, doesn’t matter who built it, says Adityanath. In a move to stem controversy over the Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said the 17th century marble mausoleum is an important tourist draw and it was immaterial who built it and for what reason. “It

Demolish Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar along with Taj Mahal: Azam Khan

Demolish Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar along with Taj Mahal: Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan knows how to remain in the headlines. The loudmouth of the Samajwadi Party Azam Khan has called for the destruction of Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutab Minar, Lal Qila, calling the historical buildings a sign of slavery. Khan was taking a potshot at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sangeet Som, who

BJP leader trolled

BJP leader trolled for calling Taj Mahal a ‘blot’

BJP leader Sangeet Som trolled on Twitter on Monday over his controversial comment calling the Taj Mahal a “blot” on Indian culture and history. The Sardhana MLA said: “Many people were disappointed that the Taj Mahal was removed from the UP tourism booklet. What history are we talking about? Whose history? The creator of the

Taj Mahal gives jobs to many people, says Akhilesh Yadav

The Taj Mahal is an architectural marvel, a wonder of the world and, for the Samajwadi Party, also a much visited monument that generates employment for a large number of people, says party president Akhilesh Yadav. Yadav visited the Taj Mahal with his wife and children to see the white marble mausoleum on the full

Taj Mahal a part of our heritage: Yogi- Daily Post India

Taj Mahal a part of our heritage: Yogi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has clarified that the Taj Mahal is an integral part of our heritage and it can not be ignored. His statement comes a few days after controversy was raked over non-inclusion of the Taj Mahal in a UP government booklet released to mark six months of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, led

Taj Mahal removed from UP govt’s tourism booklet

Taj Mahal was failed to find place in UP government’s new released tourism booklet. Millions of tourists mostly from abroad visits Taj Mahal every year. Taj Mahal, one of the Seven modern Wonders of the World, has been removed from Uttar Pradesh government’s booklet aimed to promote tourist spots in the state. The 32-page booklet,

No more selfies at Agra’s Taj Museum

No more selfies now at Agra’s Taj Museum inside of Taj Mahal as per the order of Archeological Survey. The tourists will now have to keep their phones and cameras inside of their bags. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has banned selfies at 46 museums curated by the department, which includes the Taj Museum