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Varanasi
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

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

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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

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.19

TMC trio stopped at Varanasi airport

A Trinamul Congress parliamentary delegation led by Derek O’Brien, the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha, was detained at Varanasi airport on Saturday morning when the leaders landed there for a p...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.19

The laws of shelter for cows and humans

Cows can always depend on the kindness of politicians. Sensitive to the dignity of the gau mata, the director of the animal husbandry department of Madhya Pradesh has said that cows let loose by their...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Modi leads by 2.5 lakh votes in Varanasi

According to updates reported by the Election Commission of India at around 1:15 pm, nearly 64 per cent of the votes counted in Varanasi were in favour of Narendra Modi. His nearest rival, Shalini Yad...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Cop assault cry in Dalit hamlet in Varanasi

Residents of a Dalit hamlet in Varanasi district have accused police of assaulting and terrorising them on Monday night, leaving at least 10 women injured among dozens, after a failed raid to arrest t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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