Varanasi

Soon, you may avail cable cars for hassle-free travel in Varanasi

One of the world’s oldest cities on earth could well have the newest form of urban transport for its citizens.

published on : 16th June 2019

Air India introduces direct flight between Chennai and Varanasi

National Carrier Air India will be introducing a direct flight from Chennai to Varanasi from Thursday.

published on : 4th June 2019

Nakkash: Harmony in the times of communalism

Zaigham Imam’s directorial, Nakkash, proves it is possible to be accepting of all faiths in the discordant times we live in.

published on : 31st May 2019

Narendra Modi defeats SP's Shalini Yadav in Varanasi by 4.75 lakh votes

In 2014, Modi won from Varanasi by a margin of 3.37 lakh votes. Varanasi has been celebrating the Prime Minister's victory since the morning with songs, dance and sweets.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Varanasi astrologers predict instability in politics

According to Pandit Rishi Dwiwedi, the planetary position spell instability for democracy and this will reflect in the election results.

published on : 22nd May 2019

For weavers of Varanasi, there is sorrow in warp and weft

Majority of the weavers belong to the Muslim community who are even wary of talking about their problems.

published on : 20th May 2019

In Modi's home turf, Banarasis debate PM’s main challenger hours before polling

At Bhelupur in the Varanasi Cant assembly segment, two Yadavs indulge in a heated war of words over the electoral outcome and what PM has done for his constituency.

published on : 19th May 2019

Congress asks EC to not allow PM Modi to travel with motorcade on Sunday in Varanasi 

INC said it had learnt that the prime minister would stay in Varanasi on Sunday and his movement might even affect traffic, which would cause hindrance to voters trying to reach polling booths

published on : 18th May 2019

Modi fast forward on Varanasi expressway

Though the Opposition has been accused of giving a walkover to the PM in Varanasi, the party is leaving no stone unturned to ensure his victory with a possibly bigger margin this time.

published on : 18th May 2019

Priyanka Gandhi steps down from roadshow to save man

The Congress general secretary asked her security personnel to arrange for a car and made sure that he was taken to a nearby hospital.

published on : 16th May 2019

East Central Railway affirms feasibility to run Vande Bharat Express from Varanasi to Kolkata

At present, the Train-18 with all modern facilities for a comfortable journey runs at a maximum speed of 160 kmph between Delhi and Varanasi.

published on : 16th May 2019

If Modi govt can waive off loans of industrialists, why not do the same with farm loans?: Priyanka at Gorakhpur

The Congress leader alleged that people fighting for their rights were put behind bars on charges of being anti-national and were subjected to atrocities.

published on : 15th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Priyanka Gandhi's Varanasi roadshow gathers crowds

Priyanka Gandhi and other leaders, including Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, waved at the large crowd as the procession wound its way through Varanasi's roads.

published on : 15th May 2019

Rhetoric gets shriller as poll battle reaches Modi, Yogi bastions

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had bagged all 13 seats in the last phase.  However, it had lost Gorakhpur to the SP in the 2018 bypoll.

published on : 13th May 2019

This 'Special 25' will contest against Modi in Varanasi

These 'Special 25' candidates belong to various states including Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Kerala and Uttarakhand and each one of them is here to 'make a point'.

published on : 13th May 2019
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