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Mathura: Town in Uttar Pradesh, India
Mathura is a city and the administrative headquarters of Mathura district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located approximately 57.6 kilometres (35.8 mi) north of Agra, and 146 kilometres (91 mi) south-east of Delhi; about 14.5 kilometres (9.0 mi) from the town of Vrindavan, and 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Govardhan. In ancient times, Mathura was an economic hub, located at the junction of important caravan routes. The 2011 Census of India estimated the population of Mathura at 441,894.

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Babri demolition: Nearly 1,500 police, armed constabulary and paramilitary force personnel have been deployed in Mathura.
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Mathura: The police said no new tradition would be allowed. They have also imposed restrictions on assembly under Section 144 of the CrPC.
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Mathura: 29 cows found dead on UP highway

Mathura: Only one of the cows locked in the container was alive.
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Govt to file affidavit on shrine Act by December 12

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'Tomorrow, even Rakhi Sawant...': Hema Malini reacts to buzz around Kangana Ranaut contesting from Mathura

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Child stolen from Mathura railway station recovered, BJP corporator among eight held

The Government Railway Police have recovered a seven-month-old child who was stolen from a platform of the Mathura junction six days ago, officials said on Monday, adding that a BJP corporator and..
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Uttar Pradesh: Child stolen from Mathura railway station found at house of BJP corporator who 'bought a son'

The child was found from a BJP corporator's house in Firozabad, leading the cops to bust a racket that steals and sells children, police said.
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Mathura temple deaths: Probe panel formed, to submit report in 15 days

An inquiry committee has been constituted to investigate the incident related to the death two people due to "suffocation" in Mathura's Banke Bihari temple on Krishna Janmashtami on August 19-20.
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Janmashtami: 2 die of suffocation at overcrowded Banke Bihari temple in Mathura

Janmashtami: The incident took place during midnight celebrations at Banke Bihari temple, police said.
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Lawyer overcharged Rs 20 for rail ticket wins 22-year-old court battle against Indian Railways, will get Rs 15,000

Tungnath Chaturvedi, 66, was charged 90 rupees instead of 70 rupees when he bought a ticket to Moradabad from Mathura station in Uttar Pradesh in 1999
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Mathura: Woman sets sleeping husband on fire for objecting to affair

Uttar Pradesh, Mathura: The man had suffered 80 percent burn injuries.
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Mathura: Tej Pratap Yadav, Lalu Yadav's elder son, wanted to perform 'parikrama' of temple in car, stopped

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Uttar Pradesh: Youth kills minor for not accepting friend request on Facebook

The incident took place in Nagla Bohra village in Mathura when the accused came over to the girl's house with a wedding card.
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Mathura: Local BJP leader arrested for thrashing woman, ransacking shop


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UP CM Yogi visits samadhi of Krishna's Muslim devotee in Mathura

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After Ayodhya, Kashi, Mathura and Vrindavan waking up too, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that after the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the temple town of Kashi appears to be waking up, as are Mathura, Vrindavan, Vindhyavasini Dham and..
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After Ram temple in Ayodhya, Kashi, Mathura appear to be waking up: Adityanath


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'Evidence' filed in court says idgah land in Mathura 'owned by deity'


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Krishna Janambhoomi row: Hindu Mahasabha seeks 'purification' of Shahi Idgah mosque in Mathura

The land dispute of Shri Krishna Janambhoomi has intensified as the Hindu Mahasabha is seeking the purification of the Shahi Idgah mosque in Mathura.
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‘Mathura row not under Places of Worship Act’


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Mathura court allows lawsuit seeking Shahi Idgah ‘removal’

In the suit, the plaintiffs claimed that “the mosque was built on the birthplace of Lord Krishna”. They sought “ownership of the entire 13.37-acre land” on which the structure stood and..
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Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah case: Mathura court allows lawsuit seeking removal of mosque

In a major development, a Mathura court has allowed a petition demanding the removal of the Shahi Idgah. The Mathura court also allowed the plea to seal the Shahi Idgah Mosque near Krishna Janmabhoomi.
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Bus ferrying pilgrims from Mathura to Delhi rams truck at Yamuna Expressway, 3 dead, 32 injured

Yamuna Expressway accident: According to SP (rural) Sheesh Chandra the accident took place at Yamuna Expressway's Milestone 66.
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Gyanvapi-like survey sought at Mathura site

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As per reports, Adityanath has also personally sent invitations to over 50 seers, including those from Ayodhya, Mathura and Varanasi.
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The entire bus engulfed in flames within minutes.
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Rahul trusts China more than our Army: Rajnath

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UP polls: Why Kashi and Mathura are not Ayodhya


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BJP MP raises Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi issue in Rajya Sabha

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a BJP MP in Rajya Sabha on Thursday raised the Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi land dispute issue of Mathura and demanded a law that would provide for the status..
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The health department swung into action and all the four foreigners have been home isolated.
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday imposed a complete ban on the sale of liquor and meat in Mathura.
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