India  /  Published 20.08.19

Valley 20 in ‘isolation’ in Varanasi jail

At least 20 Kashmiri prisoners, allegedly arrested in the aftermath of the scrapping of the state’s special status, have been brought to the central jail in Varanasi and kept separately in a barrack...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Entertainment  /  Published 28.03.20

Inclusive mantra

Have you heard of Jhulelal, the preferred god of the Sindhis? He’s almost exclusively worshipped by the community that hails from around the Indus river but little is known about him by most others....
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India  /  Published 25.05.19

Lined up for PM Modi: Visits to Varanasi and Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a thanksgiving procession in his constituency of Varanasi on May 28, local BJP sources said.A state home department official confirmed the programme but ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

No stone unturned in Varanasi

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, may be exuding confidence about winning the seat from Varanasi hands down, but his lieutenants are not taking any chances. The prominent face from the Union cabinet,...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 15.05.19

'Chowkidar chor' chant at Priyanka's Varanasi march

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday stood on an open truck and clapped away as Congress workers vigorously chanted “chowkidar chor hai” during a road show in Varanasi, taking on Narendra Modi on hi...
By J.P. Yadav in Varanasi

India  /  Published 08.05.19

SC asks EC to look into grievances of dismissed BSF jawan

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Election Commission to examine grievances raised by sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose nomination against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varansai, was ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.05.19

Modi Varanasi opponent’s election bid scrapped

The Election Commission on Wednesday cancelled the candidature of mahagathbandhan nominee Tej Bahadur Yadav “Fauji” from Varanasi citing an inconsistency in his papers, prompting Opposition politi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 11.04.19

'Breathless' in Varanasi? It's bad air, not Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have received the top United Nations award on environment but his parliamentary constituency Varanasi, from where he is seeking re-election, has turned “breathless...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.01.19

Admission of Rahul’s failure: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday tried to project Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s plunge into active politics as the Congress’s admission of Rahul Gandhi’s failure, but it came across more as an effort by the BJP t...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.12.19

Lathi-fuelled stampede kills child

An eight-year-old boy crushed in a stampede set off by a police baton-charge on protesters in Varanasi died in hospital on Friday night as the death toll since Thursday’s protests in Uttar Pradesh r...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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