Entertainment  /  Published 07.05.21

Locales where ‘Avijatrik’ was shot

During post-production, all modern elements were painstakingly deleted from every frame and periodic structures and prop elements were incorporated through visual effects. I had done all the research ...
By Subhrajit Mitra

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Varanasi loses artistes to Covid

At least half-a-dozen artistes have died of Covid in the past one month in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency and a centre of classical music, with the family of at least one ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.04.21

Modi reviews Covid situation in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, and stressed the need for vaccination of everyone over 45 years of age. He asked the lo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Varanasi

India  /  Published 18.04.21

Bodies pile up at Varanasi’s ghats

The cremation ghats in Varanasi are overflowing with bodies of the Covid dead with queues sometimes stretching into residential areas. Bodies line the stairs of the Harishchandra Ghat along the Ganga...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.20

Haldia-Varanasi cruise link soon: Minister

Union minister for port, shipping and waterways (independent charge) Mansukh L. Mandaviya, here on Saturday, said his ministry was trying to start cargo and cruise operations through the Ganga between...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


India  /  Published 20.12.20

Arrest for bid to sell ‘mini-PMO’

Four men have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell online Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency office in Varanasi, called the “mini-PMO”. Laxmikant Ojha, Manoj Yadav, B...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.20

Curious case: Facebook in yet another controversy

Sir — Mukul Kesavan’s article, “The case of Ulysses” (Dec 6), reminds one of how sublime the novel, Ulysses, is, given its tapestry of allusions and its multiplicity of vo...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 07.12.20

Varanasi: BJP loses poll

University-educated legislative council voters in Varanasi and its neighbourhood have defeated BJP candidates a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his constituency a visit. The Samajwadi Par...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.20

Out of step: Fundamental questions for India

Question: What may be kissed once every while, caressed and sworn by, often be held and photographed as if a trophy, and left to the side only to be arrived at occasionally and ritually? You may wish ...
By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 30.11.20

How a mom coped with PM visit to Varanasi

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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