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19 October, 2017 5:50 AM Yogi Adityanath visits disputed Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya on Diwali

Answering Opposition's criticism on the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister said that no one can question his faith. A day after the Uttar Pradesh government celebrated a grand Diwali in Ayodhya, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today visited the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi site and other temples in the town. Yogi Adityanath 21

18 October, 2017 6:28 PM Taj Mahal a mausoleum built on a Shiva temple: Vinay Katiyar

Senior BJP leader Vinay Katiyar on October 18 said the Taj Mahal was Lord Shiva’s temple called ‘Tejo Mahal’ which was converted into a mausoleum by Shahjahan. He, however, added that he does not want the monument as famous as this, which is among the wonders of the world, to be demolished. He also has no objection to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visiting 20

18 October, 2017 4:23 PM SP Azam Khan's calls for demolition of Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Red Fort

Samajwadi Party MLA Azam Khan on Tuesday said that not just Taj Mahal but all "symbols of slavery" like Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi should be also demolished. Samajwadi Party MLA Azam Khan on Tuesday said that not just Taj Mahal but all "symbols of slavery" such as Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi should be demolished 75

18 October, 2017 9:47 AM 'Taj Mahal used to be a Shiva temple that Mughals destroyed,' says BJP MP Vinay Katiyar

NEW DELHI: A day after the BJP's Adityanath said the Taj Mahal is decidedly Indian, his party colleague Vinay Katiyar said that the monument used to be a temple that was destroyed by the Mughals, reported ANI. Katiyar, a Parliamentarian who spearheaded the Ayodhya Ram temple movement in the early 1990s, added that the Taj Mahal is built on the exact 15

18 October, 2017 7:20 AM Sangeet Som's ignorance of history really monumental: Javed Akhtar

MUMBAI: Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has lashed out at Uttar Pradesh BJP legislator Sangeet Som's "ignorance of history" for calling the Taj Mahal, the seventh wonder of the world, "a blot on Indian culture". In a video which surfaced and went viral on social media on Wednesday, Som addressed a gathering where he called the Taj Mahal "a blot on Indian 15

18 October, 2017 12:57 AM Yogi snubs Som & Co, says Taj is India's pride

GORAKHPUR/LUCKNOW: A day after BJP MLA Sangeet Som waded into the ongoing controversy over the Taj Mahal by questioning its place in history , UP CM Yogi Aditya Nath said on Tuesday that he would pay a visit, his first ever, to the historic monument on October 26. The UP government has drawn up a Rs 370 crore plan to provide quality service to visitors 38

17 October, 2017 9:00 PM BJP snubs Som, Yogi asks him to explain Taj remark

AGRA: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has sought an explanation from BJP MLA Sangeet Som on his controversial statement on the Taj Mahal. Top sources in the BJP confirmed that the MLA has been asked to explain the reason for making the statement that caused a huge row and embarrassment for the party. Sources also claimed that the chief minister 55

17 October, 2017 9:58 AM Adityanath to visit Agra, says it doesn’t matter who built Taj

Regardless of who built it, the Taj Mahal was a historical monument and its protection was the responsibility of the Uttar Pradesh government, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today and announced that he would be visiting Agra next week to review tourism schemes. The chief minister’s comments come a day after his colleague, BJP MLA Sangeet Som, questioned 26

17 October, 2017 8:37 AM Taj Mahal built by blood and sweat of Indian labourers: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath says it does not matter who built Taj Mahal and for what purpose but what matters is that Indian labourers constructed it. His comments follow controversial remarks about the monument made by BJP MLA Sangeet Som. New Delhi: A day after Uttar Pradesh government distanced itself from BJP MLA Sangeet Som's controversial remarks about Taj Mahal 22

17 October, 2017 8:10 AM Taj Mahal Built By Blood, Sweat of Indians, Says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh's ruling BJP and Yogi Adityanath have been accused of neglecting the Mughal-built Taj Mahal purposely after it was left out of a UP tourism booklet listing popular spots in the state. Lucknow: In the middle of a controversy over the Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today that the monument was "built by the blood 52