Opinion  /  Published 20.07.19

The laws of shelter for cows and humans

Cows can always depend on the kindness of politicians. Sensitive to the dignity of the gau mata, the director of the animal husbandry department of Madhya Pradesh has said that cows let loose by their...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Modi leads by 2.5 lakh votes in Varanasi

According to updates reported by the Election Commission of India at around 1:15 pm, nearly 64 per cent of the votes counted in Varanasi were in favour of Narendra Modi. His nearest rival, Shalini Yad...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Cop assault cry in Dalit hamlet in Varanasi

Residents of a Dalit hamlet in Varanasi district have accused police of assaulting and terrorising them on Monday night, leaving at least 10 women injured among dozens, after a failed raid to arrest t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Kerala as dear as Varanasi, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said political parties and pundits had failed to gauge the public mood ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and thanked voters for their support, his assertion com...
By PTI in Guruvayur

India  /  Published 27.05.19

BJP in campaign mode with Bengal thrust

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Monday signalled that rather than savouring his general election victory he would be in perpetual campaign mode as long as rival parties remained in power in stat...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow/New Delhi


India  /  Published 19.05.19

PM Modi divides Varanasi from Kedarnath

Varanasi went to the polls on Sunday with TV channels repeatedly flashing images of Narendra Modi at Kedarnath, which many saw as an attempt to highlight the Prime Minister’s religion amid the last ...
By J.P. Yadav in Varanasi

Books  /  Published 21.12.18

Aatish Taseer's Benares is more than a cliche

On one of his visits to Benares, Aatish Taseer is dazzled by the sight of scholars conducting an academic conversation in fluent Sanskrit. In The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges, the lan...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

India  /  Published 23.12.19

Rape victim, parents in suicide bid

A 17-year-old gang rape victim and her parents consumed poison in front of the residence of Varanasi senior superintendent of police, Prabhakar Chaudhary, on Monday and are in hospital. A police sourc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.04.19

PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi

By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.19

Modi mocks rivals for ‘EVM raga’

Narendra Modi held a 4km road show in Varanasi on Thursday, standing in an open SUV and waving at the crowds that responded with an excited “Modi, Modi” chant.Unlike in the past, when his security...
By Piyush Srivastava in Varanasi


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