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Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

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Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated (Roundup)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) In a major breather for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a nine-year-old corruption case in which she was ... Read more...

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Boost for Mayawati as SC slams CBI on graft case


July 6th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a big boost to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday quashed a first information report filed by the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Taj Corridor case (To go with: Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated)


July 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
A case was filed against Bahujan Samaj party supremo Mayawati soon after her third stint as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh came to an end in 2003. She was accused of ... Read more...

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Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) In a major breather for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a nine-year-old corruption case in which she was ... Read more...

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From wasteland, Taj Corridor to become Agra’s green lung (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 18 (IANS) At last, the controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, sandwiched between the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will be transformed from a wasteland into the city's green lung.The ... Read more...

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Yamuna recedes in Agra (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) The swollen Yamuna river began receding in this Taj city Tuesday afternoon. However, the water level was still four feet above the lower danger mark of 495 feet, ... Read more...

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Yamuna continues to flow above danger mark in Agra


September 28th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) Yamuna continued to flow over the danger mark in this Taj city Tuesday morning, but authorities are hopeful that it would soon start to recede. The impact of the ... Read more...

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Flood situation in Agra worsens


September 27th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS)The flood situation in the Agra region took an alarming turn as the water level in Yamuna crossed the medium flood level of 152.09 metres Sunday evening, submerging most ... Read more...

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Agra monuments, colonies flooded as Yamuna level rise


September 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) Water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise Saturday leading to flooding of some monuments, about a dozen colonies and a few villages in Uttar Pradesh's Agra ... Read more...

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Yamuna nears danger mark in Agra


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 28 (IANS) The Yamuna river was close to touching the danger mark in this Taj Mahal city while floodwaters entered more villages in Agra and Mathura districts Saturday, officials said. In ... Read more...

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Construction of new bridge over Yamuna stopped


June 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has asked for immediately stopping construction of a bridge on the river Yamuna here as it is quite close to a Mughal ... Read more...

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Dust, vanishing greenery threaten Taj


April 19th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 19 (IANS) The Taj Mahal and other heritage monuments in and around Agra are facing a major threat from dust-laden air. Unabated construction is making the city's green ... Read more...

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CBI tells court it has proof on Mayawati’s illegal wealth


April 18th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Almost a month after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's money garland row, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has told the Supreme Court that ... Read more...

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Taj Corridor case reverted to original bench after drama


February 25th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Much drama was witnessed Thursday in the court of the chief justice of the Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench, when a battery of lawyers vehemently opposed ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses Mayawati’s plea on Taj Corridor trial (Lead)


November 16th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's plea challenging an Allahabad High Court decision to entertain a lawsuit seeking revival of a corruption case ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses Mayawati’s plea on Taj Heritage trial


November 16th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's plea challenging an Allahabad High Court decision to entertain a lawsuit seeking revival of a corruption case ... Read more...

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Taj corridor scam: Apex court denies urgent hearing to Mayawati


November 6th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday refused to give urgent hearing to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's plea challenging an Allahabad High Court decision to entertain a lawsuit seeking ... Read more...

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Mayawati moves apex court to stall Taj corridor scam trial


October 12th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has moved the Supreme Court challenging an Allahabad High Court decision to entertain a lawsuit seeking revival of a corruption ... Read more...

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Delhi to get ‘heritage corridor’


January 8th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Residents of the capital worried about the wheels of development rolling over its millennia-old heritage can breathe a little easier - the municipal authorities have approved an ... Read more...

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Disproportionate assets case against me false, says Mayawati


July 12th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 12 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has rejected the Central Bureau of Investigations assertion that it has sufficient evidence to proceed against her in disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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BSP withdraws support to UPA government, cites inflation (Lead)


June 21st, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls that appear more imminent as differences between the ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and its Left supporters ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to government on Mayawati plea


May 15th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the union government on a plea by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati to scrap a corruption case against her for ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on Mayawati’s petition


May 15th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Centre on a petition filed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati seeking to quash the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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