Taj Mahal was built on Shiva temple, claims Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati

Shankracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati on Thursday has stirred controversies by claiming that the Taj Mahal was built on Lord Shiva Temple.

Taj Mahal was built on Shiva temple, claims Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati- Part II

Shankracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati on Thursday has stirred controversies by claiming that the Taj Mahal was built on Lord Shiva Temple.

Would like to replicate Humayun's Tomb module elsewhere: Govt

Buoyed by Humayun's Tomb site museum project, the Centre on Tuesday said it would like to "scale up" and "replicate" this module for other World Heritage sites in the country, starting with the Taj Mahal.

Minister wants centre to popularise Agra's lesser known monuments
Minister wants centre to popularise Agra's lesser known monuments

 Union minister Ram Shankar Katheria on Saturday said he has urged his cabinet colleague and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma to take steps to popularise lesser known monuments in Agra, which is home to the iconic Taj Mahal.

Court dismisses plea claiming Taj Mahal ownership for Hindus

A civil court has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Taj Mahal was a Hindu temple and its ownership should be transferred to the community.

Agra upset as Noida chosen for tourism varsity

The decision to establish the national tourism university in Noida on the outskirts of the national capital has evoked a strong reaction from tourism industry leaders in this Taj city.

E-ticketing for Taj Mahal to begin soon

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will soon begin e-ticketing at the three gates of the Taj Mahal.

More petha units shut down in Agra
More petha units shut down in Agra

With the sealing of seven more units, the number of centres manufacturing Agra's famous petha sweet that have been shut down for using coal has risen to 30.

More petha units shut down in Agra

With the sealing of seven more units, the number of centres manufacturing Agra's famous petha sweet that have been shut down for using coal has risen to 30.

Taj Mahal emerges as top Google Street View destination
Taj Mahal emerges as top Google Street View destination

Agra's tourist attraction Taj Mahal has emerged as the most popular in Asia for global 'virtual travellers', according to Google.

Popular monuments to have handicrafts emporiums
Popular monuments to have handicrafts emporiums

The premises of popular monuments like the Red Fort, Taj Mahal and Qutab Minar would soon house government-run emporiums to promote their state's handicrafts, parliament was informed on Monday.

Book raises questions about Mumtaz's burial in Taj Mahal

Was Mumtaz Mahal's body mummified before her temporary burial in Burhanpur and later finally laid to rest at the Taj Mahal in Agra?

Pakistan loses historic Taj Mahal cinema

 The Taj Mahal cinema of Abbottabad city, with a 66-year history of film exhibition in this Pakistan frontier city, is being dismantled after its owner recently sold the property.

Courtyard by Marriott, Agra: Where leisure meets luxury
Courtyard by Marriott, Agra: Where leisure meets luxury

Eat like a king and get treated like one at Courtyard by Marriott in the cosmopolitan legacy of Taj city and former Mughal capital Agra.

Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma reviews facilities at Taj

Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials in Agra were caught unawares when Union Minister of Tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday to review facilities for tourists and the ticketing arrangements.

Tourism minister pays surprise visit to Taj Mahal

Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday evening, to look into the issues ailing the structure, following a directive from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Agra gears up for Taj Mahotsav

Undeterred by the swine flue scare, people in Agra are in full celebratory mood ahead of the 10-day annual cultural extravaganza Taj Mahotsav which commences here Wednesday at the Shilpgram complex, barely 500 metres from the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal is the identity of India, says Akhilesh Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the Taj Mahal was the 'pahchan' (identity) of the country and February 14 was being observed as Taj Day to promote the monument on global platform as a symbol of love and harmony.

Akhilesh Yadav celebrates Valentine's day with wife Dimple at Taj Mahal

Akhilesh Yadav celebrated Valentine's day with wife Dimple at Taj Mahal.

Sudershan Patnaik's Taj reunites eternal lovers on Valentine's Day

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will unveil sand artist Sudershan Patnaik's black replica of the Taj Mahal at the Taj Nature Walk later Saturday.