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Allahabad: Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India
Allahabad, officially known as Prayagraj, and also known as Illahabad and Prayag, is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Allahabad district—the most populous district in the state and 13th most populous district in India—and the Allahabad division.

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UP takes battle over 'recovery' hoardings to SC

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Allahabad HC orders removal of hoardings by UP govt featuring anti-CAA protesters

Allahabad high court on Monday ordered to remove the hoardings put up by Uttar Pradesh government, with names, addresses and photos of those who were accused of violence during protests against the..
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Govt obligated to ensure justice for all sections: PM Modi

PM Modi on Saturday said a govt is obligated to ensure justice and equal benefits for all sections of society. ​​​​​Citing the “ mangal mantra” from the Vedas at a function in Prayagraj,..
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Eagerly looking forward to UP visit on Saturday: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is eagerly looking forward to being with his "sisters and brothers of Uttar Pradesh" on Saturday where he will attend several programmes in Chitrakoot and..
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For case under SC/ST Act, offence must be in public: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad high court on Monday set aside an order of summoning under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, saying that for constituting an offence..
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Patna's Mahavir Mandir Trust to donate Rs 10 crore for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

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Sexual harassment case: Swami Chinmayanand gets bail

Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand, who has been accused of sexual exploitation by a law student, was granted bail by the Allahabad high court on Monday.
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Allahabad HC junks plea against no-loudspeaker order at 2 mosques in UP

Stating that no religion advocates the use of loudspeakers for worship, the Allahabad high court has declined to quash an administrative order barring the use of loudspeakers for azaan at two mosques..
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Apex court entertains plea challenging renaming of Allahabad as Prayagraj


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Lunar eclipse: Magh Mela begins in Prayagraj amid tight security

More than 40 lakh devotees are expected to take the holy dip in the Sangam on Friday. The number could go up further because of the lunar eclipse on Friday. The Magh Mela also marks the beginning of..
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Lokpal judicial member Justice Bhosale resigns

Former Chief Justice of Allahabad high court, Justice Dilip Bhosale, currently judicial member of Lokpal Committee, has tendered his resignation citing personal reasons. His resignation will come into..
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Childhood buddies wrangle, WhatsApp groups see exits over CAA-NRC debates on social media.

As protests across the country over the CAA and a possible NRC turned violent leaving around 20 dead and several injured in clashes, there were heated debates on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp...
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NCW summons Allahabad univ VC over female student’s plaint


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Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

Internet access over mobile phones was suspended in major towns in Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Varanasi, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar,..
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Allahabad high court dismisses election petition against PM Modi

The Allahabad high court on Friday dismissed an election petition filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Tej Bahadur Yadav. ​ Dismissing the petition filed by Tej Bahadur Yarav, Justice Manoj..
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Nehru’s Anand Bhawan gets Rs 4.35 crore tax notice, seeks relief

The Prayagraj municipal corporation has slapped a house tax notice on Anand Bhawan, the ancestral house of the nation’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, in Allahabad, seeking payment of dues..
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Ayodhya judgment: Ram Naam Bank announces 'bonus' for account holders

The Allahabad-based 'bank', which neither has ATMs, nor cheque books and its only 'currency' is Lord Ram, has announced the bonus for nearly one lakh of its account holders. Also, an award will be..
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PM Modi pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on birth anniversary

Nehru was born on November 14, 1889, in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj. He breathed his last on May 27, 1964.
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Mann ki Baat: PM says polical parties played mature role in uniting people after 2010 Ayodhya verdict

PM Narendra Modi recalled how political parties and the civil society played a mature role in uniting people after the Allahabad high court ruling on the disputed land in Ayodhya. In his monthly 'Mann..
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Prayagraj: Several houses partially submerged in floodwater

Relentless rains have led to flood-like situation in the region with the villages near the banks of rivers being partially submerged in water.
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Chinmayanand case: Woman, SIT leave for Allahabad for Monday hearing

The special investigation team (SIT), which will submit a status report in the court, too has left for Allahabad, they said. Meanwhile, on Sunday, former MLC and BJP leader Jayesh Prasad met..
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Azam Khan moves HC for quashing of 27 FIRs against him

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Thursday moved the Allahabad high court for quashing of a spate of FIRs registered against him in a single week in a Rampur police station for allegedly..
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Prayagraj: Case registered against schoolboys for molesting girls on bus, harassing bus driver

The incident happened outside a private school in George Town area of Prayagraj.
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In a 1st, CJI allows CBI to file case against HC judge

In an unprecedented decision, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday gave permission to the CBI to register a case (FIR) against sitting Allahabad high court judge Justice SN Shukla under the..
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Unnao rape survivor's uncle gets one-day parole to attend cremation of wife

The Allahabad high court on Tuesday granted one-day parole to Unnao rape survivor's uncle Mahesh Singh to attend the last rites of his wife who was killed in a road accident on Sunday.
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Prayagraj: CBI raids Atiq Ahmed's residence amid tight security

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday began a search at the residence of jailed Uttar Pradesh leader and former Samajwadi Party MP Atiq Ahmed here. The raid which started early in the..
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Court grants protection to UP MLA's daughter, her husband

Sakshi Mishra, who claimed she and her husband Ajitesh Kumar were feeling threatened by her MLA father Rajesh Mishra for marrying outside caste, were granted protection by the Allahabad high court on..
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CBI books ex-SP mantri, four IAS officers in mining cases

The CBI probe into the 2013-17 UP mining lease renewal controversy widened after the agency on Wednesday registered two separate cases of criminal conspiracy, forgery and corruption against four IAS..
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BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi sells off home in Allahabad


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Darvesh Yadav murder: SC refuses to entertain plea seeking CBI inquiry

A vacation bench comprising Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice B R Gavai was hearing a petition filed by lawyer Indu Kaul seeking a CBI inquiry into the matter and compensation for the family of the..
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4 LeT men get life imprisonment for 2005 Ayodhya shrine attack

Fourteen years after the makeshift Ram Lalla temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya was attacked allegedly by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), a special court in Allahabad on Tuesday convicted four of the five..
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