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UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj

February 11, 2019 11:54 am

The sudden spate in changing the names of key UP districts, towns and railway stations drew criticism from the opposition and the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party.

PM Modi pays tribute to Chandra Shekhar Azad in Allahabad

June 13, 2016 1:04 pm

Prime Minister Modi is presently in Allahabaad to attend the Bharatiya Janata Party’s national executive meet, will address a public rally here at around 4 pm.

At BJP's National Executive meet in Allahabad, rumours abound on CM candidate for UP

June 12, 2016 4:03 pm

The conclave, with an eye on Mission 265 plus in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh assembly will adopt a resolution on organisation, a rare move, apart from the political and economic resolutions

Security beefed up in Allahabad for BJP's meeting on Sunday

June 11, 2016 1:55 pm

The elite Special Protection Group (SPG), responsible for the Prime Minister's security, arrived in Allahabad and has been busy reviewing security arrangements at the Kayastha Pathshala sports ground.

At BJP's two-day national executive in Allahabad, all eyes to be on PM Modi

June 11, 2016 2:11 am

The decision to highlight Modi and the government’s achievements is significant as the party is still contemplating on whether to declare a chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh.

Here's what Nehru said when asked if rumours of his second marriage were true

May 04, 2016 5:25 pm

History sometimes isn’t what you just read in the books, unlike Pitaji, there were many forgotten heroes who had no one to tell their story.

UP court admits petition seeking sedition trial against Rahul Gandhi

February 17, 2016 8:29 pm

The petitioner has contended that Gandhi, by virtue of support he had extended to the jailed JNU students, was "guilty of treason" and liable to be tried under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code.

Allahabad: 62 college students booked after clash with police

November 27, 2015 12:11 am

The students of a college affiliated to Allahabad University, had blocked the road while protesting against the recent increase in rent of their accommodations in the area by landlords.

Allahabad: Man sets minor daughter on fire after tiff, held

November 11, 2015 7:17 pm

A case of murder and destruction of evidence has been registered against Pyare Lal Jaiswal, who has been arrested.

Govt servants must send kids to govt schools: Allahabad HC

August 20, 2015 1:58 am

The court said its order should become operational from the next session, the court has sought a compliance report within six months.

ALLAHABAD PHOTOS

Thousands gather for the annual Magh Mela in Allahabad

January 12, 2015 3:37 pm

During the fair Hindu devotees gather to take dips in the holy Sangam in Allahabad.

ALLAHABAD VIDEOS

Makar Sankranti: Thousands take holy dip

January 15, 2016 5:15 am

Haridwar, Jan 15 (ANI): On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, devotees were seeing braving the biting cold to take the holy dip that also marked the beginning of the annual month-long religious congregation 'Magh Mela'. Thousands converged in Allahabad at the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna which is also called Sangam, walking several miles on foot to take the holy dip. People were seen wading in waist-deep waters to pray and perform pujas.

Pilgrims take holy dip at Triveni Sangam

January 13, 2016 5:56 am

Allahabad, Jan 13 (ANI): Ahead of Makar Sankranti, a large numbers of pilgrims have started taking holy dips at the Triveni Sangam in Allahabad since early Wednesday morning. Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on 14th January every year across India. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India, Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujrat, Maghi and Khichdi are some other names of the same festival.