WATCH: PM Modi flags off world's longest river cruise ‘Ganga Vilas'; 'tent city' in Varanasi

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.

published on : 13th January 2023

Coronavirus scare: Shivling also wears face mask at this Varanasi temple

A priest of a temple in Varanasi has put face masks on deities and appealed the devotees to not touch the idols.

published on : 13th March 2020

Train 18 successfully completes all test runs, ready to ply between New Delhi and Varanasi

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.

published on : 3rd January 2019

People in Varanasi perform hawan for construction of Ram Temple

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’. 

published on : 7th December 2018

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath temple 

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

published on : 6th August 2018

Ganges River water level goes alarmingly low in Varanasi

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.

published on : 28th June 2018

PM Narendra Modi receives French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi  

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. 

published on : 12th March 2018

Watch: Thousands take holy dip in River Ganga on Makar Sankranti

The festival denotes the entry of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) as it travels on its celestial path. 

published on : 14th January 2018

First time ever women wrestle on Ghats of Ganga in Varanasi

For the first time in the history of Varanasi, women wrestlers' participated wrestling competition held on the Ganga river banks of Assi Ghat. 

published on : 30th November 2017

One year of demonetisation: Traders still blame it for their losses in UP

While the Centre-led demonetisation completes a year on November 8, traders in parts of Uttar Pradesh still blame the step for their losses. 

published on : 7th November 2017

Will atone if made any mistake: BHU Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi

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.

published on : 27th September 2017

Ram Rahim sentencing: Varanasi sadhus protest, demand 'death sentence' for Dera Chief

 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.

published on : 28th August 2017

SRK-Anushka savours paan from 70-year-old shop at Benares

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.

published on : 2nd August 2017

Varanasi ghats lit up with lamps as tribute to fallen soldiers of Sukma attack

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.

published on : 25th April 2017

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Garhawa Ghat Ashram

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.

published on : 6th March 2017
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