Number of foreign pilgrims to Braj triples since 2012

The efforts by successive governments to attract pilgrims and tourists to Braj-Vrindavan has been having results, if the numbers are to be believed. According to...

Why the Yamuna’s Just a Dirty Drain

Over Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) has flown into the sewage canal the river Yamuna has become since the government began its efforts to clean it up in 1985 - Delhi's allocation of the Yamuna Action Plan is around Rs 573 crore.

Vrindavan Civic Body upgraded to ‘A’ category

The Civic body of Vrindavan has been upgraded to ‘Grade A’ municipality by the State Government. In a cabinet meeting, chaired by the UP...

Tourism Police service established in Vrindavan

The Tourism Department of Uttar Pradesh has approved a separate tourism police service for Vrindavan. The tourism police are being deployed in three of Vrindavan’s...

Polluted Yamuna at Mathura scaring away pilgrims

The Yamuna river flowing through Mathura, Vrindavan and Agra has been reduced to no less than a sewer canal these days...

Vrindavan now to get Holi Mahotsav: Tourism Dep’t

On the lines of Agra’s signature event Taj Mahotsav and a similar one in Lucknow, UP tourism department has planned to promote the most...

Vrindavan’s riverfront to be developed; suspension bridge planned

Plans are afoot to develop Vrindavan as a model city which include riverfront landscaping, refurbishment of the famous Keshi Ghat, and construction of Laxman...

Modi should impose ‘nationwide ban’ on cow slaughter: Ramdev

World renowned Yoga guru Ramdev today said that the “bloodbath” over the beef issue can be stopped if Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a...

Brajwasis take oath to keep Braja clean

The Braja Cleanliness Campaign reached its peak with the presence of cine star and MP from Mathura, Hema Malini present on the last day...

Bengal to Save Ganga Bank at Mayapur

In january the Bengal government will start to save the holy banks of the Ganges river in Mayapur starting from Nandanacarya bhavan down to Hoola-ghat. Nandanacarya Bhavan is the original place where Sri Caitanya...