Varanasi

PM Modi inaugurates Tent City in Varanasi

The Tent City, developed on the banks of the Ganga opposite the famed ghats of the holy city, aims to tap the tourism potential of the region.

published on : 13th January 2023

Varanasi Cantt becomes seventh railway station to attain ‘Eat Right’ status

The “Eat Right Station” certification is awarded by FSSAI to the railway stations that set benchmarks in providing safe and wholesome food to passengers.

published on : 6th January 2023

Ukrainian commits suicide in Varanasi, had lost many family members in ongoing war with Russia

Would often talk of 'Moksha', had a Russian girlfriend, say locals.

published on : 27th December 2022

Mini Tamil Nadu in Kashi connects to old roots

The bond between this cultural city in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu is centuries-old, as the several mutts and temples some even having Dravidian architectural designs have been attracting thousands.

published on : 19th December 2022

216 delegates from TN leave for Varanasi

With 215 delegates on board, Gaya weekly Superfast Express left Chennai Central at 9.15am, said a press release from the railways.

published on : 15th December 2022

Justice Chandrachud takes key judicial, administrative decisions in his first month as CJI

Justice Chandrachud has been part of several Constitution benches and landmark verdicts like on the Ayodhya issue that paved the way for the construction of the Ram Temple, and Right to Privacy.

published on : 9th December 2022

City on Ganges --Varanasi -- has collector from banks of Tamirabarani

Before becoming an IAS officer, Rajalingam served as an IPS officer in various places in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 29th November 2022

PM brings south India closer to north in Kashi

The PM greeted the audience in Tamil, and his speech was translated into Tamil as many people in the audience were from Tamil Nadu.

published on : 20th November 2022

PM Modi inaugurates Kashi Tamil Sangamam

More than 2,500 delegates from Tamil Nadu are visiting Varanasi and will participate in seminars and visit to interact with local people of similar trade, profession and interest.

published on : 19th November 2022

PM to flag off Kashi-Tamil festival today

While Union Ministry of Education is the nodal ministry for the event, IIT Chennai and Banaras Hindu University have been selected as the nodal institutes for the programme.

published on : 19th November 2022

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan meets family of Tamil poet Bharathiyar in Varanasi

Pradhan said that Subramania Bharathiyar's ideals on social justice and women empowerment are more relevant now than ever.

published on : 18th November 2022

Gyanvapi case: Court to hear plea seeking worship of 'Shivling' in mosque complex

The demands of the Hindu side include permission for the immediate beginning of prayer, handing over of the entire complex and banning the entry of Muslims inside the premises of the Gyanvapi complex.

published on : 17th November 2022

Live-stream PM’s kashi Tamil Sangamam event: UGC

Around 2,500 people will visit Varanasi from Tamil Nadu for the academic and cultural exchange event, which will comprise an exhibition of art, crafts, handloom and cuisine of Tamil Nadu. 

published on : 17th November 2022

Kashi and TN: Separated by distance, but connected by culture, spirituality

A walk through the past affords rich vista into strong ties between the 2 historical regions

published on : 17th November 2022

Gyanvapi case: Court postpones judgment on plea seeking 'Shivling' worship till Nov 17

Civil Judge (senior division) Mahendra Pandey postponed the judgment till November 17, Assistant District Government Counsel Sulabh Prakash said.

published on : 14th November 2022

Varanasi, the perfect muse for artists

From realism to cubism to modernism and more abstract experiments, Varanasi has awakened a response from artists across ages, eras, communities and cultures.

published on : 13th November 2022

SC extends till further order protection of 'Shivling' area at Gyanvapi mosque complex

It also directed the Hindu parties to file their replies within three weeks on the appeal filed by the management committee of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid challenging the Allahabad High Court order.

published on : 11th November 2022

Varanasi court to deliver verdict on plea seeking worship of 'Shivling' in Gyanvapi premises

On September 29 hearing, the Hindu side had demanded a scientific investigation of the 'Shivling' by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the carbon dating of 'Argha' and the area around it.

published on : 8th November 2022

'Banaras' review: Zaid Khan makes an interesting debut in film that blends time travel and romance

'Banaras' revolves around the mysterious love story of Siddharth and Dhani (Zaid Khan and Sonal Monterio), whose romance brews magic in the town and paves way for time travelling.

published on : 5th November 2022

No Shivling carbon dating: Varanasai district court

“It will not be appropriate to direct the Archaeological Survey of India to determine the age, nature of the Shivling,” said the judge in his order.

published on : 15th October 2022
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