Meerut is the largest city in the National Capital region, and as of 2011 the 33rd most populous urban agglomeration and the 26th most populous city in India. It ranked 292 in 2006 and is projected to rank 242 in 2020 in the list of largest cities and urban areas in the world. The municipal area (as of 2001) is 141.89km2 (54.78sqmi) with the cantonment covering 35.68km2 (3,568.06ha). The city is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the largest producer of musical instruments in India. The city is also an education hub in western Uttar Pradesh.
The city may have derived its name from 'Mayarashtra' (Sanskrit: मयराष्ट्र), the capital of the kingdom of Mayasura, Mandodari's father and Ravana's father-in-law. This name may have mutated to Mairashtra, Mai-dant-ka-khera, Mairaath and eventually Meerut.
Meerut-Hapur Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi:मेरठ लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency covers parts of Meerut and Hapur districts.
Presently, Meerut Lok Sabha constituency comprises 5 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:
Meerut...Police said Krishnapal Singh was on his way back home in Meerut after celebrating Diwali at his village in Baghpat when the truck rammed their bike ... since then and was living with his family in Indrapuram area of Meerut.
Meerut... The family of the deceased alleged that he was murdered by his former business partner who was asking for more share in the business which Sharma had refused to give ... He had some dispute with his business ...
Stolen in Delhi, scrapped in Meerut... Meerut IG Praveen Kumar. MEERUT ... For decades, one family was leading the highly profitable car breaking business in Meerut, with vehicles mostly stolen from Delhi-NCR ... “This is not the first time he is behind bars, but this time we are on an all-out war against this illegal business.
Meerut. A sedan was stolen from a parking lot in Chandni Chowk in May last year and reached Meerut’s infamous Sotiganj automobile scrap market in about three hours ... For decades, one family was leading the highly profitable car breaking business in Meerut, with vehicles mostly stolen from Delhi-NCR.
MEERUT Upset over business losses during the Covid-19 pandemic, a young trader shot himself dead in Suryangar locality of Baraut in Baghpat district, police said on Saturday ... in which he said that Sandeep was upset and under stress due to losses in his business.
Meerut. Like other e-rickshaw drivers, Gauri Shankar, 45, was busy making quick bucks during a religious fair in Bulandshahr when a policeman allegedly charged at him for “blocking the traffic”. Shankar fell on the road and died a few hours later at a government hospital in Aligarh on Sunday night ...Barely able to speak, he just said, “I want medicine.
The 350-year-old Kaichi Bazar (scissors market) of Meerut made the cut for Geographical Indication tag (GI) in 2013 ... They also credited the boost in business to government’s Atma Nibhar Bharat mission. (From left) Abdul Aziz and Mohammad Anis at the world famous Kainchi Bazar (scissors market) in Meerut ... “These are busy days for us.
GHAZIABAD ... All are from Meerut. Diksha Sharma, SP (crime), said the gang was running an import/export business of the stolen trucks and had contracts with government departments as well ... The gang was running an import/export business of the stolen trucks and had contracts with the govt depts as well ... .
In a separate case, authorities in Bhopal have reported cases of tax irregularities involving ₹218 crores on issues relating to meeting export obligation by businesses under various export promotion schemes. . The Meerut unit of Directorate General of GSTIntelligence (DGGI) ...
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. UP. Hindu woman forced to hit Muslim boyfriend with slippers on face ...TimesBusiness Awards 2021 - A celebration of business excellence. UP accounts for half of country’s illegal arms seizure. MEERUT ... It was on Friday at a busy market in Meerut that the couple was sitting under a tree ... We are standing here ... Watch ... .
Meerut. An interfaith couple was accosted, the Muslim man beaten up and the Hindu woman forced to hit him in the face with slippers in public as a video was shot to humiliate them ... It was on Friday at a busy market in Meerut that the couple was sitting under a tree ... He landed there with 11 other men and confronted the couple ... We are standing here ... .
A group of about 200 residents from Patel Nagar 2 and Valmiki Kunj localities staged a protest at the busy Meerut tri-junction on Thursday morning, affecting the movement of traffic on the Delhi-Meerut Road for nearly two hours ... on the Delhi-Meerut Road for nearly two hours.