Tag: Agra

  • Agra’s green activists stall road project through protected forest

    Agra’s green activists stall road project through protected forest

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    By Brij Khandelwal, Agra : Environmentalists in the Taj city have scored a major victory, successfully stalling the Northern Bypass road project through the protected Keetham forest along the Yamuna. Before work on a Detailed Project Report by a private agency could begin in the Rs 375 crore, 25 km-long bypass, serious objections were raised…

  • Agra’s tourism industry protests over airport issue

    Agra’s tourism industry protests over airport issue

    Agra:(IANS) Stakeholders in the Agra’s tourism sector on Sunday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government over the issue of construction of an international airport here. The Samajwadi Party government’s reported move to upgrade the airport at Mulayam Singh Yadav’s ancestral village Sefai, around 100 km from Agra, by sidelining Agra’s claim was “illogical”, Rajiv Tiwari, associated…