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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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India  /  Published 09.05.19

SC dismisses plea of dismissed BSF jawan

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the plea of dismissed BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, challenging the Election Commission's decision to reject his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat. ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.03.19

Shouldn't I fight from Varanasi? Priyanka quips

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has thrown a hint that she is not averse to taking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his own Lok Sabha constituency.'Shouldn't I fight from Varanasi?'...
By PTI in RaeBareli

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Cleaners die under sewage in Varanasi

Two part-time municipal sweepers hired by a private company to clean a sewer in Varanasi died after climbing down the manhole, apparently buried under a mountain of sewage disgorged by a burst pipe.Th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.01.20

Allow right to peaceful protest in Varanasi: Amnesty India

Amnesty International on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to allow peaceful demonstrations against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 04.02.19

My creed is that I don’t lie: Aatish Taseer

Right from his first book in 2009, New York-based author and journalist Aatish Taseer has been the toast of literary circles for his prose style, as much as he has been the subject of abuse for his co...
By Anannya Sarkar in


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