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No entry into Taj Mahal without Covid-19 tests: Officials

Agra (UP)/UNI: In the wake of the rising cases of new variants of coronavirus, the Covid-19 test has been made mandatory for all tourists, including foreign ones, an official spokesman said here on Thursday.

Supreme Court junks plea on Taj Mahal age

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL seeking determination of the age of the Taj Mahal and removing "wrong facts" about its construction from all text books of the Mughal era monument defined as one of wonders of the world.

SC rejects plea seeking opening of some Taj Mahal rooms

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition filed by Dr Rajneesh Singh, who claimed to be the media in-charge of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Ayodhya unit, seeking the opening of certain rooms of the Taj Mahal to put to rest the "alleged history" of the historic monument including claims that it was a Shiva temple, Tejo Mahalaya.

Agra Municipal Corporation house could not take proposal to rename Taj Mahal

Agra: A proposal to rename the Taj Mahal as Tejo Mahalay could not be tabled in the special session of Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) house on Wednesday due to ruckus by the corporators.

Denmark Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen visits Taj Mahal

Agra: Denmark Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen along with a delegation visited Taj Mahal and Agra Fort on Sunday morning.

Taj Mahal and Agra Fort to reopen from Sept 21

New Delhi/IBNS: The iconic Taj Mahal and Agra Fort will reopen for tourists from Sept 21, District Magistrate of Agra Prabhu N Singh announced on Monday.

UP: Thunderstorm hits Agra city

Agra/UNI: The city of Taj Mahal, Agra was hit by a severe thunderstorm on Friday evening damaging the railing made of marble of the main mausoleum at Taj Mahal.

Coronavirus scare: Taj Mahal to be closed from today

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to avoid spreading Coronavirus in India, which has already left 114 people infected in the country, authorities will close the iconic Taj Mahal for the general public from Tuesday.

US First Lady Melania Trump looks back to her India visit, describes Taj Mahal as 'breathtaking'

New Delhi/IBNS: US First Lady Melania Trump on Thursday remembered her Indian trip this week and described the Taj Mahal as 'breathtaking'.

Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump visit Taj Mahal  

New Delhi/IBNS: Ending his Ahmedabad spectacle, US President Donald Trump, along with First Lady Melania Trump, are currently visiting India's iconic Taj Mahal in Agra city on Monday.

Trumps leave for Agra after 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad/UNI: US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump left for Agra after attending the 'Namaste Trump' event here.

Youth charged with sedition charges for raising 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogan inside Taj Mahal

Agra, Apr 5 (IBNS): The Agra Police have registered sedition charges against unknown persons for raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans inside the premises of Taj Mahal, media reports said.

Bajrang Dal women allegedly offer puja in Taj Mahal

Agra, Nov 18 (IBNS): Three women belonging to a local right-wing outfit have allegedly performed puja in the mosque located at the Taj Mahal complex in Agra city of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, media reports said.

Either you shut it or demolish it... SC slams Centre on Taj Mahal protection

New Delhi, July 11 (IBNS): Lambasting the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh Government for what it called "lethargy," in taking measures to save the Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said protecting the spectacular 17th-century marble mausoleum has become a “hopeless cause”, media reports said.

Non-locals will not be allowed to offer 'namaz' inside Taj Mahal: SC

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): In an attempt to preserve the Taj Mahal, India's one of the greatest architectural marvel, the Supreme court on Monday refused to allow prayers by non-locals.