6 killed in road mishaps on Yamuna Expressway

Six persons were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents on Yamuna Expressway here, police said on Monday.

Braj Mahotsav launched in Mathura

The two-day 'Braj Mahotsav' festival was launched here with much fanfare in the presence of several important dignitaries, including senior BJP leader L K Advani and Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan.

Husband of village head shot dead in Mathura

A man was allegedly shot dead by unidentified people during a wedding ceremony at Powri village in the district, police said on Saturday.

Two-day 'Shri Krishna Mahotsava 2015' to start on April 26

In order to build and showcase Mathura as a global cultural destination, a two-day 'Sri Krishna Mahotsava' will be organised in the precincts of Chandrodaya temple here.

Teenage girl attacked with scissors by three youths in Mathura

A teenage girl was seriously injured when three youths attacked her with scissors in Dhaurahara village here, following which the accused have been arrested, police said on Thursday.

Teenager sets herself on fire after being gang-raped in Mathura

A teenager has been admitted to Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital with 70 percent burn injuries. She allegedly set herself on fire after being gang-raped by five men of her village in Mathura district.

Mathura farmers cry foul as compensation cheques bounce

Farmers in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, were a distressed lot on Tuesday when compensation cheques issued to them for crop damage by state government bounced.

'Braj Mahotsava' to be dedicated to farmers: MP Hema Malini

Mathura MP and actress Hema Malini on Sunday said that the upcoming two-day 'Braj Mahotsav' festival will be dedicated to the farmers of Mathura who suffered losses in the recent unseasonal rain and thunderstorm.

Vrindavan widows protest over poor quality services

Vrindavan widows have taken to the streets to protest against a governmental organisation for allegedly providing poor quality services to them.

Agra church attack: Christian priests raise concern over security

Christian priests in Mathura on Friday raised security concern after an attack on the 95-year-old St. Mary's Church in Agra on Thursday.

Farmers block Yamuna Expressway in UP

Farmers blockaded the Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, demanding more money as compensation for crops damaged by untimely rainfall.

UP govt releases 1st installment of compensation for farmers in Mathura

The Uttar Pradesh government has released Rs 112 crore for Mathura as the first instalment of the money which is to be distributed by way of compensation to farmers in the district whose crops have been damaged by the unseasonal rain and hailstorm.

`Govardhan leela` of Lord Krishna

Govardhana is a 8km long hill located near the town of Vrindavana, in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is considered sacred especially in the Vaishnava traditions within Hinduism.

Two arrested for rape of tourist in UP

A hotel owner and his friend were arrested after they were accused of raping a tourist in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh Police said on Tuesday.

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Impose ban on export of beef: Azam Khan to Centre

Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Azam Khan on Sunday asked the BJP-led Central government to impose a ban on the export of beef, saying it will help stop slaughtering of cows.

Court acquits man accused of killing AB Vajpayee's grand nephew

A man accused of killing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's grand nephew Manish Mishra by throwing him out of a running train in 2004 was today acquitted by a local court saying the witnesses turned hostile and the prosecution failed to prove the allegations.

Mathura Strike 1 Corps celebrates 50th Raising Day

The Mathura-based One Strike Corps, a military field formation of Indian Army, celebrated its 50th Raising Day here on Wednesday.

Delhi doctors conduct open heart surgery on 18-hour-old baby

Mayank Agarwal was born with a congenital heart condition. Three-and-a-half mon-ths later, he is a perfectly normal baby. He was born in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, with a critical heart defect called total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC).

Three arrested for gambling, operating casino in UP

Police arrested three people for allegedly operating casino at a shop and recovered five gambling-based computers in Vikas Bazar here, police said on Tuesday.