PM Modi flagged off MV Ganga Vilas, the world's longest river cruise, in UP's Varanasi through video conferencing. 32 Swiss tourists will take the maiden journey to reach Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh. Modi also inaugurated a 'Tent City', developed on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi.
A priest of a temple in Varanasi has put face masks on deities and appealed the devotees to not touch the idols.
The train, built by Integral Coach Factory of Chennai to promote Make in India, is capable of running at a speed of 160 km per hour.
People in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi performed hawan for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. They also raised slogans like ‘Bharat ka maan badhana hai, mandir bhawya banana hai’.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi on Sunday. Yogi said that he was in Varanasi to go over security arrangements for the 'Sawan' month
The water level of River Ganges went down significantly in the summer, in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi alarming local residents and triggering water crisis in many parts of the city.
PM Modi and French President Macron will attend multiple events in Uttar Pradesh today. The two leaders will also take boat ride along the ghats of Ganga today.
The festival denotes the entry of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) as it travels on its celestial path.
For the first time in the history of Varanasi, women wrestlers' participated wrestling competition held on the Ganga river banks of Assi Ghat.
While the Centre-led demonetisation completes a year on November 8, traders in parts of Uttar Pradesh still blame the step for their losses.
BHU has been on the boil for the past few days due to the raging students’ movement protesting an alleged molestation of a girl student by bike-borne men near the campus premises.
Just hours before the quantum of sentence will be announced against the Dera chief, Sadhus in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi took to streets on Monday and staged a protest demanding stringent punishment.
Shah Rukh Khan along with actress Anushka Sharma and filmmaker Imtiaz Ali promoted their forthcoming film "Jab Harry Met Sejal" in Varanasi on Monday and tasted 'paan' from a 70-year old shop.
Residents of Varanasi lit oil lamps in a bid to pay their tribute to the Central Reserve Police Force soldiers who had lost their lives in the Sukma attack on Monday evening.
Ahead of the last phase of UP Assembly Elections, PM Narendr Modi will visit the Garhawa Ghat Ashram in Varanasi. Meanwhile, supporters outside his stay as he was seen leaving for the ghats.