India  /  Published 25.03.20

90 new cases on Day One of lockdown

India on Wednesday went into a full-fledged 21-day lockdown in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus amid unprecedented nationwide restrictions that saw anxious people making a beeline for grocer...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.19

Rift over bid to make Modi saint

An attempt by some members of a premier body of Hindu scholars to confer sainthood on Prime Minister Narendra Modi has run into trouble, with other members calling the effort illegitimate and politica...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 27.05.19

Modi in Varanasi for thanksgiving visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his parliamentary constituency and offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple on Monday, four days after he steered the BJP to power in New Delhi with a resoun...
By PTI in Varanasi

India  /  Published 02.01.20

Toddler reunites with parents after 17 days

Little Champak finally got to meet her parents on Thursday, after being forced to live without them for 17 days as the couple were in jail in Varanasi for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 23.01.20

Varanasi cops cane women and kids

Police have been accused of baton-charging women and children at a ground in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency, when they had gathered for a protest against the new...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.01.20

Varanasi’s bond with 144 and 359

Greatness can come with any number of burdens. For Varanasi, the constituency of India’s Prime Minister, that number is 144. Or even 359.Section 144 is imposed in the holy city during every major re...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 01.01.20

‘7 minutes’ stall mother's release

Varanasi Central Jail authorities on Wednesday refused to release a 14-month-old toddler’s mother, arrested on December 19 over the citizenship amendment protests, saying the court bail order had ar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.01.19

Fatal fall culprit in XLRI tragedy

Shocked beyond words, parents of 26-year-old Shashwat Dixit, the XLRI student whose body was found lying near the girls’ hostel on campus early on Friday, took away his body on Saturday afternoon to...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Azad to take on Modi in Varanasi

Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad alias Raavan on Friday announced he would contest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the coming general election.Addressing the Bahujan Hunkar rally...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.03.19

From Kashi to Kedar, divine intervention

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to confirm his bhakts’ fond belief that he is God’s chosen one but added a detail the Opposition might not want to contest.He described an imaginary e...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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