Kashi Vishwanath: News

04 Aug 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi Mosque: Survey underway, SC to hear Muslim side's plea

A team of the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) started a scientific survey at the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Friday morning to determine if the 17th-century mosque has been built over a pre-existing structure of a Hindu temple.

24 Jul 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Supreme Court stays ASI survey of Gyanvapi Mosque till Wednesday

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Varanasi District Court order—which allowed the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a scientific survey of Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque premises—until 5:00pm on Wednesday.

24 Jul 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi Mosque: ASI survey begins, mosque committee moves SC

A team from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began the scientific survey of Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque at around 7:00am on Monday.

19 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

'130cr Indians have responsibility to protect Tamil culture': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday termed Kashi and Tamil Nadu as "timeless centers" of culture and civilization in India.

11 Nov 2022

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi case: SC extends protection to 'shivling' till further orders

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday extended protection to the area at the Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi, where it was claimed that a shivling had been found.

Gyanvapi case: A big win for Hindu petitioners in court

A Varanasi court on Monday decided to hear a plea filed by five Hindu women demanding the right to worship within Gyanvapi Mosque.

Varanasi court adjourns Gyanvapi Mosque case hearing till July 12

The Varanasi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the Gyanvapi Mosque case till July 12.

Gyanvapi case: Next hearing in Varanasi district court on Monday

Varanasi district court Judge AK Vishvesha, on Thursday scheduled the hearing of Gyanvapi Mosque-Shringar Gauri case to Monday.

Gyanvapi Mosque case: Varanasi court reserves judgment till Tuesday

A local court in Varanasi on Monday reserved its judgment on the Gyanvapi Mosque case after hearing the petitions.

Gyanvapi case to be heard by 'experienced' district judge: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday said that it would not interfere with the survey order passed by the Varanasi court in the Gyanvapi Mosque case, adding that an experienced district judge must now hear the case.

Gyanvapi Mosque survey: Singh betrayed me, alleges outgoing commissioner Mishra

After a Varanasi court removed Ajay Mishra as the advocate commissioner for leaking the Varanasi Gyanvapi Mosque survey information to media on Tuesday, the latter said he was betrayed by Vishal Singh, who is the new Chief Advocate Commissioner.

Varanasi court removes Gyanvapi Mosque survey commissioner for leaking information

A Varanasi court on Tuesday removed Ajay Mishra as the advocate commissioner for leaking the Gyanvapi Mosque survey information.

SC to hear plea on Varanasi Gyanvapi Mosque matter today

The Supreme Court will hear the Varanasi Gyanvapi Mosque management's plea against the court-mandated videography survey on Tuesday.

Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: Videography survey concludes peacefully on day 1

As per court orders, the videography survey of Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque complex resumed on Saturday amid tight security arrangements.

Gyanvapi Mosque survey: SC refuses to grant interim status quo

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant an interim order of status quo on the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

12 May 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi: Court refuses to stay Gyanvapi Mosque survey, seeks report

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Thursday ruled that survey inside the Gyanvapi Mosque would continue.

08 May 2022

Allahabad High Court

Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque controversy: Know details, timeline of events

On a Varanasi court's orders, an advocate commissioner-led team reached Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Dham-Gyanvapi Masjid complex on Friday and began surveying its premises and videographing the Shringar Gauri site there.

13 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project: All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday inaugurated the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

13 Nov 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Museums, food courts, guesthouses: PM Modi's Kashi Vishwanath project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kashi Vishwanath Dham project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on December 13.

09 Apr 2021


Varanasi: Controversial BJP MLA says Gyanwapi mosque will be removed

Controversial BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Friday waded into the Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanwapi mosque row, saying the mosque will be removed and India will become a "Hindu Rashtra" soon.

15 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#ModiInUP: PM Modi on late-night tour inspects development-projects in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday reviewed the ongoing development projects in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi in a late night tour, according to officials.

06 Jun 2018

Terror Attack

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

Police in UP are on alert after a letter purportedly written by a Lashkar (LeT) terrorist warned of attacks this week.

06 Jun 2018


UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples

Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a statewide alert after the Lashkar-e-Taiba threatened to blow up several stations as well as the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura and the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi between June 8-10.