Three youths run over by train

Three youths were on Monday run over by an express train when they were clicking pictures from a camera on a railway track near Nabipur village here, police said on Monday.

Mathura likely to become part of NCR

 Mathura district is likely to be included in the National Capital Region soon, said Mathura-Vrindavan Development Authority Vice-Chairman Nagendra Pratap Singh after attending a meeting in Delhi.

Bank transactions of Sankalp Anand suspicious: UP police

Bank details of Sankalp Anand, poet-lyricist Santosh Anand's son who allegedly committed suicide along with his wife by jumping before a train in Mathura, show that several transactions up to Rs 1 crore were made in the last three years, police said on Friday.

Brij Bhumi Holi festivities to start today

As icy winds and fog in North India forced people to stay indoors, residents of this town are shedding all fear of cold to be drenched in the 50-day Brij Bhumi Holi, starting Saturday, the day when Vasant Panchami falls.

UP govt to upgrade jails, better surveillance on top

 In order to keep a tight vigil on inmates lodged in all the 67 jails in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to equip the prisons with high-tech surveillance equipment.

Samajwadi Party leader shot at in Mathura

A local Samajwadi Party leader was shot at allegedly by three bike-borne miscreants on Nandgaon road in Chhata town in the district, police said on Wednesday.

Conference held in Mathura to review security measures

In view of Republic Day celebrations, the Mathura district administration held a conference with officials of Mathura Cantonment to review the the security arrangements here and at adjoining areas.

Father of dead undertrial in Mathura alleges conspiracy

The father of an undertrial who was allegedly shot dead by unidentified assailants while being taken to Agra for treatment, has alleged that he was killed in a fake encounter under a "conspiracy", a charge denied by the police.

Sankalp Anand suicide case: Mathura police to visit Delhi

A unit of Mathura crime branch will travel to Delhi for probing the suicide of Sankalp Anand, son of poet and film lyricist Santosh Anand, and his wife after they allegedly jumped in front of a speeding train here, police said on Saturday.

Advocate arrested for raping client at gunpoint in UP

A lawyer allegedly threatened and raped his client at gunpoint following which he has been arrested, police said today.

Rain, hailstorm intensify cold wave in Agra

Rain and hailstorm in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city led to a drop in temperatures, forcing authorities to shut down schools till January 18, officials said on Thursday.

BJP shocked in Agra, Mathura cantonment board polls

The BJP won only one out of eight seats in the Agra Cantonment Board, and two out of seven in neighbouring Mathura in the elections held in the two places Sunday.

Two priests booked for murder of 3 youths in UP

Two priests have been booked for allegedly killing three youths, whose bodies were found in a 'yagya shala' near Bankey Bihari temple here, police said on Saturday.

When will Vrindavan gain its 'holy' status?

Vrindavan is the region where, according to the Mahabharata, Lord Krishna spent his childhood days. But the place is not yet considered as a holy place in government papers. So when will Vrindavan become a holy place?

'Tevar' to have taste of Braj area
'Tevar' to have taste of Braj area

Artistes from Braj region are looking forward to the Jan 9 release of Bollywood film ‘Tevar’, shot extensively in Gokul, Mathura, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra.

Mathura: 3 lose eyesight after cataract surgeries at NGO camp

At least three persons lost their eyesight allegedly after they underwent cataract surgery at a camp organised here by an NGO in November of last year, police said.

At least 3 lose eyesight after cataract surgeries at NGO camp in Mathura

At least three persons lost their eyesight allegedly after they underwent cataract surgery at a camp organised here by an NGO in November of last year, police said.

Raju Shrivastava cleans temple premises for 'Swachh Bharat'

Stand-up comedian Raju Shrivastava wielded the broom and cleaned the premises of Banke Bihari temple here, voicing support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Eight die in road accident in Uttar Pradesh

Eight people, including six students of a primary school, were killed in a road accident near Uttar Pradesh's Sikandra town, police said on Wednesday.

SUV driver killed in Yamuna Expressway mishap, six injured

Mathura: A man was killed and six others were injured when a SUV hit a car due to dense fog at Yamuna Expressway here, police said on Tuesday.