Hemendra Chaturvedi

Hemendra Chaturvedi

Hemendra Chaturvedi is based in Agra serving as a Principal Correspondent, covering districts of Agra and Aligarh division of western Uttar Pradesh. He has been with HT since 1992 and has completed 25 year of association with HT.

Articles by Hemendra Chaturvedi
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SSP Mathura injured

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2010 02:17 AM IST
Senior Superintendent of Police for Mathura, B D Paulson was injured in encounter with criminals running after snatching a car in Farah near Agra Mathura Border.
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SSP Mathura injured

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2010 09:24 PM IST
Senior Superintendent of Police for Mathura, B.D. Paulson was injured in encounter with criminals running after snatching a car in Farah near Agra Mathura Border, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Station House Officer for New Agra Police Station transferred after violence

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi Hemendra Chaturvedi Hemendra Chaturvedi Hemendra Chaturvedi Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2009 09:04 PM IST
Station House Officer for New Agra Police Station has been transferred after violence that broke out in Sikandarpur village in Dayalbagh area of Agra city.
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Reason behind train mishap

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2009 10:07 AM IST
The Prima facie reason behind the train mishap is believed to be the mistake on part of driver of Goa Express, who might have overlooked the signal and moved on track where Mewar Express was already stationed due to probable chain pulling.
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22 killed in pre-dawn train accident

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2009 07:44 PM IST
At least 22 people were killed and 17 injured as Goa Express moving towards Delhi rammed into the stationary Mewar Express near Mathura this morning. The accident occurred at around 5.30 am, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi. Helpline numbers:0565 - 1072 (Mathura), 011- 23740020, 23967332, 23962389 (New Delhi), 24359748, 24355964 (Nizamuddin) | Listen to podcastaudio
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Derails goods trains hampers train traffic

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2009 01:49 PM IST
A goods train was derailed at about 5am on early morning hours of Wednesday in Jhansi Division of Railways affecting Delhi Mumbai and southward track, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Mathura students resort to violence

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2009 02:49 PM IST
The Agra-Delhi highway was jammed due to student unrest on Monday morning. Police used force to disperse the agitating mob and took sixteen students in custody, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Odds stacked against them, shoemakers feel the pinch

Hindustan Times | By Gaurav Tripathi & Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2009 01:19 AM IST
It’s biting Agra artisans began by making boots for Emperor Akbar’s infantry and graduated to fancy shoes before getting hit by rising costs and shrinking markets, report Gaurav Tripathi & Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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In well for 30 hrs, Sonu shows no activity

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi & Darpan Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2008 12:45 AM IST
Thirty hours after Sonu fell into a 150-foot deep pit, a sense of futility was setting in among those involved in the rescue. The child, who is caught at 70 feet, has shown no sign of activity since Thursday afternoon. Rescue operation
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Hurriyat lays down terms for talks

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2008 12:23 AM IST
Local officials and army men were at work to rescue a two-year-old child who fell into a deep pit in Lahra Ka Pura village, 50 km east of Agra, on Thursday morning.
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Another child stuck in borewell

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2008 12:18 AM IST
Local officials and army men were at work to rescue a two-year-old child who fell into a deep pit in Lahra Ka Pura village, 50 km east of Agra, on Thursday morning.
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Raj Babbar joins Congress

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi & Darpan Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2008 09:59 PM IST
Agra MP and film star Raj Babbar formally joined the Congress on Sunday along with a number of his supporters.
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Criminal cases in UP against Atal relatives

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2008 03:05 AM IST
Relatives of AB Vajpayee have been named in a criminal case in Agra for allegedly beating up two persons in their neighbourhood, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Kid rescued after 27 hours in borewell

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2008 03:53 AM IST
Efforts to rescue a two-and-a-half-year-old girl, trapped in a 45-foot deep borewell in Agra, bear fruit, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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No dollar entry at Taj Mahal

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2008 01:07 AM IST
America’s pride, the dollar, that was all-powerful till recently is losing its sheen. The dollar will no longer buy visitors an entry into the monument of love – the Taj Mahal. Visitors can purchase entry tickets with Indian rupees only, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Unforgettable, sighs Sarkozy

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2008 01:29 AM IST
French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s one-hour visit to Taj Mahal on Saturday afternoon was “unforgettable”, he wrote in the visitors’ book, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Multani mitti facelift for Taj Mahal

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2008 04:03 AM IST
Until now used to improve the facial complexion, multani mitti is now all set to give the Taj Mahal a facelift. The ASI will soon begin a Rs 28-lakh project from minarets and shadow area of the main dome of the Taj, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Seniors throw student off 3rd floor

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2007 03:48 AM IST
A second year student of an engineering college was seriously injured when seniors pushed him from the third floor of the institute building, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Passage to India

Hindustan Times | By Alex Holland and Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2007 03:44 AM IST
Destination India is the toast of the world. The last thing this incredible country needs is its foreign tourists being raped and harassed.
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10 ‘Munnabhais’ arrested

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2007 03:23 AM IST
Ten student impersonators were rounded up at the Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, reports Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Agra celebrates as the Taj makes it

None | By Hemendra Chaturvedi and PTI
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2007 01:52 AM IST
The sleepy lanes of Tajganj, the area around the Taj Mahal, came alive late on Saturday night as news that the Taj had been declared as one of the world’s new Seven Wonders came in
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Lawyers thrash Dalit in court

Hindustan Times | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2007 05:23 AM IST
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Panchayat sends lovers to the gallows

PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2007 06:45 PM IST
Twenty-year-old Mahesh and Gudia were lynched, their bodies cut into pieces and burnt at Naharra village, just because they dared to fall in love.
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Taj Mahal rings in a change

PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2007 03:23 AM IST
Long security checks at gates will soon be history, reports H Chaturvedi.
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Firangi Mahal condemns Barielly Madarsa fatwa against Agra MLA

None | By Masoodul Hasan & Hemendra Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2007 11:02 PM IST
Basheer had resorted to a sit-in-stir against theft at Hanuman temple in Agra Cantt area a few days ago, report Masoodul Hasan & Hemendra Chaturvedi.
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Taj in new ?Seven Wonders? race

PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2006 01:19 AM IST
INDIANS WERE on Tuesday asked to liberally vote to have the Taj Mahal on list of seven new wonders of the world. The list, being finalised by ?New7Wonders?, is to be officially declared on July 7, 2007 at Lisbon in Portugal. The Taj is one amongst 21 sites shortlisted in the final phase as voting continues globally to select the seven new wonders of world.
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Cops await court orders

PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2006 10:23 PM IST
THE FOREST and the police departments await court orders to break open the locks on the residence- cum-laboratory of Brajesh Upadhaya, the man in focus of the wildlife scam that was unearthed here last week.
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10-yr-olds mark Meerut univ papers

PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2006 11:24 AM IST
The Agra police on Saturday night busted a racket in which 10-12 year-olds were found correcting the answer sheets of undergraduate students from various institutes affiliated to Meerut?s Chaudhary Charan Singh University during a raid on a house in Lawyers Colony.
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Bogus evaluation racket in Meerut varsity

None | By Hemendra Chaturvedi and S. Raju
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2006 12:38 AM IST
ANGRY STUDENTS on Sunday locked up the house of the Vice Chancellor of the Chaudhary Charan Singh University in the city after news broke of a racket in evaluating answer sheets of professional courses run by the varsity.
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Amar snipe to cost Babbar dear

PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2006 01:44 AM IST
The hero is whipping up dust on his turf. And the city of the Taj is squirming. Actor Raj Babbar, who is playing his second innings as the MP from Agra, has taken on Samajwadi Party behemoth Amar Singh. And the rift is out in the open.
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