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

India  /  Published 19.02.19

‘In every step’, Modi ‘follows’ Ravidas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday claimed his government followed Sant Ravidas’s ideology in “every decision” as he invoked a key figure of the Bhakti movement at the poet-saint’s birthp...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

Admissions of feared defeat

By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

India  /  Published 27.05.19

Modi credits grass-roots level workers for his victory

Chemistry has triumphed over poll arithmetic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, profusely thanking Varanasi voters for electing him by a huge margin in the Lok Sabha elections.“Political ...
By PTI in Varanasi

India  /  Published 29.04.19

SP fields ex-BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav against Modi

The Samajwadi Party on Monday nominated former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed after complaining about the quality of food, as its candidate against Prime Minister Narendra Modi fro...
By PTI in Lucknow


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