Articles about Kashi Vishwanath

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

20 May 2022

India
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.

SC defers Gyanvapi hearing, asks Varanasi court to halt proceedings

19 May 2022

India
SC defers Gyanvapi hearing, asks Varanasi court to halt proceedings

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Varanasi District Court not to issue any order in the Gyanvapi Mosque case until it hears the matter on Friday at 3:00 pm.

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

18 May 2022

India
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

17 May 2022

India
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

17 May 2022

India
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

14 May 2022

India
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

13 May 2022

India
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.

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

12 May 2022

India
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.

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

08 May 2022

India
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.

Varanasi: Modi to chair conclave with CMs of BJP-ruled states

14 Dec 2021

India
Varanasi: Modi to chair conclave with CMs of BJP-ruled states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday attend a conclave of Chief Ministers from a dozen states ruled by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project: All you need to know

13 Dec 2021

India
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.

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

13 Nov 2021

India
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.

Varanasi: Controversial BJP MLA says Gyanwapi mosque will be removed

09 Apr 2021

India
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.

In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

06 Jul 2019

Politics
In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday to launch BJP's nationwide membership drive.

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

15 Jul 2018

India
#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.

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

06 Jun 2018

India
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.

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

06 Jun 2018

India
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.

Swamy claims he can prove Shah Jahan stole Taj Mahal

20 Oct 2017

India
Swamy claims he can prove Shah Jahan stole Taj Mahal

Amid controversy on the UP government's lackadaisical attitude towards the Taj Mahal, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said he has documents to prove the mausoleum was stolen by Shah Jahan.

What will Modi do on his two-day visit to Varanasi?

22 Sep 2017

Politics
What will Modi do on his two-day visit to Varanasi?

In his first visit to Varanasi since BJP's landslide victory in the UP Assembly elections, PM Modi has a string of inaugurations and visits lined up. Varanasi is his LS constituency; he calls it his "second home."

CM Adityanath calls for resumption of Ramleela, Raaslila in UP

27 Apr 2017

India
CM Adityanath calls for resumption of Ramleela, Raaslila in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the resumption of Ramleela and Raaslila in Ayodhya and Mathura respectively.