India  /  Published 26.04.19

Varanasi uses 1.4 lakh litres of water to wash roads for Modi

Around 1.4 lakh litres of drinking water was used on Wednesday night to wash the roads of Varanasi where over 30 per cent of the population goes without piped water. A day later, Prime Minister and as...
By Piyush Srivastava in Varanasi

India  /  Published 26.04.19

What's behind the Priyanka decision in Varanasi

The Congress on Thursday renominated Ajay Rai for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, ending speculation that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the holy city.In 2014, form...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.19

Jawans in Varanasi to fight ‘fake chowkidar’

If service chiefs have complained against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s politicising of military operations, scores of jawans past and present have now banded together to question his pro-army cred...
By Piyush Srivastava in Varanasi

India  /  Published 25.04.19

Congress fields Ajay Rai from Varanasi

The Congress on Thursday fielded Ajay Rai from Varanasi to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ending speculation on party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra fighting polls from the temple town...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.19

I will be happy to contest from Varanasi if asked by Rahul, says Priyanka

Amid speculations she could be pitted against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said she will be happy to contest if a...


India  /  Published 09.11.18

Diya, diya… burning bright till Modi lands

The Yogi Adityanath government has appealed to Varanasi residents to keep their Diwali lamps burning till Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the city on Monday, prompting the Opposition to allege a p...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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....

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,...
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