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

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

While Prayagraj division will comprise of Prayagraj, Kaushambi, Fatehpur and Pratapgarh districts, Ayodhya division will include Ayodhya, Ambedkarnagar, Sultanpur, Amethi and Barabanki districts. 

Nov 13, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
Why didn't your parents name you 'Ravan or Duryodhan': Yogi Adityanath to critics on row over 'Prayagraj'

Why didn't your parents name you 'Ravan or Duryodhan': Yogi Adityanath to critics on row over 'Prayagraj'

UP CM has slammed those criticising the move to change Allahabad's name to Prayagraj. 

Nov 05, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath responds to Allahabad's name change to Prayagraj

Yogi Adityanath responds to Allahabad's name change to Prayagraj

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday opened up on the justification of changing Allahabad's name to Prayagraj. 

Nov 04, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
UP government issues notification renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

UP government issues notification renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification directing its departments to use Prayagraj instead of Allahabad for all official purposes, district magistrate Suhas L Y said on Saturday.

Oct 20, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
People with zero understanding of history: Yogi on those criticising Allahabad name change

People with zero understanding of history: Yogi on those criticising Allahabad name change

"People who have zero understanding of our history and traditions would question the move."

Oct 16, 2018, 18:23 PM IST
Allahabad is now Prayagraj, UP Cabinet clears proposal to change name

Allahabad is now Prayagraj, UP Cabinet clears proposal to change name

The proposal to change the name was approved by the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet at a meeting on Tuesday.

Oct 16, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
After Yogi Adityanath says Allahabad may be renamed, Justice Katju suggests new names for 18 more UP cities

After Yogi Adityanath says Allahabad may be renamed, Justice Katju suggests new names for 18 more UP cities

Two of the new names suggested by Justice Katju are Narendramodipur for Faizabad, Amitshahnagar for Fatehpur and Mankibaatnagar for Moradabad.

Oct 15, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
If everyone agrees, Allahabad can be known as Prayag Raj, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

If everyone agrees, Allahabad can be known as Prayag Raj, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

The move was initiated in July when BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh wrote to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik proposing a change in the name of Allahabad.

Oct 13, 2018, 22:07 PM IST
Nehru statue removed in Allahabad for Kumbh 'beautification drive', Congress furious

Nehru statue removed in Allahabad for Kumbh 'beautification drive', Congress furious

Congress questioned that if Nehru's statue had to be removed for the beautification work, why has the statue of Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay, which is on the same road, not been touched. 

Sep 14, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
Shocking: Retired policeman beaten to death in Allahabad as onlookers watch

Shocking: Retired policeman beaten to death in Allahabad as onlookers watch

The incident, which took place on Monday morning, was caught on a CCTV camera installed nearby.

Sep 04, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: NHRC issues notices after reports of ragging in Allahabad medical college

Uttar Pradesh: NHRC issues notices after reports of ragging in Allahabad medical college

NHRC has issued notices to Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh and Principal of the college seeking a detailed report in the matter in four weeks.

Aug 31, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh horror: Man stabs brother to death after an argument over pair of jeans in Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh horror: Man stabs brother to death after an argument over pair of jeans in Allahabad

The incident horrifying incident happened on Thursday. A case has been registered.

Aug 24, 2018, 10:45 AM IST
Allahabad: Man found hanging, wife’s body in fridge, daughters stuffed in suitcase

Allahabad: Man found hanging, wife’s body in fridge, daughters stuffed in suitcase

Five members of a family were on Monday night found dead inside their residence in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 21, 2018, 08:25 AM IST
Allahabad shocker: Man caught on camera trying to kill woman with burning LPG cylinder

Allahabad shocker: Man caught on camera trying to kill woman with burning LPG cylinder

The incident, which took place in the Kydganj locality of the Allahabad city, was caught on the CCTV camera installed on the road.

Jul 12, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
BJP’s Siddharth Nath Singh wants Allahabad to become Prayag, writes to Governor

BJP’s Siddharth Nath Singh wants Allahabad to become Prayag, writes to Governor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh, who is a minister in the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government wants the name of Allahabad to be changed. Singh has written a letter in this regard to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik.

Jul 09, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
Muslims voluntarily demolish parts of mosques as UP govt plans to widen roads for Kumbh mela

Muslims voluntarily demolish parts of mosques as UP govt plans to widen roads for Kumbh mela

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been personally monitoring the preparations of the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.

Jul 03, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Caught on camera: BJP MLA Harshvardhan Bajpai threatens SP in Allahabad during Yogi Adityanath’s event

Caught on camera: BJP MLA Harshvardhan Bajpai threatens SP in Allahabad during Yogi Adityanath’s event

In a fresh case of high handedness in Uttar Pradesh, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of Legislative Assembly was caught on camera threatening Superintendent of Police in Allahabad. The incident occurred when the police official failed to recognise the MLA.

May 20, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
BJP leader Pawan Kesari shot dead in Allahabad, three detained

BJP leader Pawan Kesari shot dead in Allahabad, three detained

Pawan Kesari, a local BJP leader, was shot dead by bike-borne unidentified people in the Phulpur district near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

May 09, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Statue vandalism continues, now Ambedkar's sculptor damaged in Allahabad

Statue vandalism continues, now Ambedkar's sculptor damaged in Allahabad

Several incidents of statue vandalism have been reported from various parts of the country over the last few months.

Mar 31, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
Here's how India is celebrating Holi: See pics

Here's how India is celebrating Holi: See pics

Across the country, people from villages and cities thronged temples in large numbers on the occasion of Holika Dahan on Thursday.

Mar 02, 2018, 13:08 PM IST

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