17 Jul 2020
In a deplorable incident, a youth said to be a citizen of Nepal was tortured in Uttar Pradesh and forced to shout "Jai Shri Ram", in what is being viewed as a fallout of the Prime Minister KP Oli's remark that the Hindu deity belonged to his country.
05 Apr 2020
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been extended in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district till the end of April.
29 Feb 2020
Mauritius President Prithvirajsing Roopun was reportedly stopped at the international airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
02 Jan 2020
For weeks now, baby Ayra (or Champak as she is called at home), was living with her relatives as her activist parents, Ekta and Ravi Shekhar, were jailed for participating in the anti-Citizenship Act protests in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.
09 Dec 2019
In what would come as a disappointment for Bollywood fans, Ayan Mukerji's much-awaited superhero film Brahmastra has been postponed yet again.
19 Nov 2019
If you love Iron Man, you will surely appreciate the efforts of this Varanasi-based man who has designed an Iron Man suit of his own.
14 Nov 2019
Just a day after Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) partially rolled back the proposed fee-hike amid protests by students, another news of students' clash, this time from Varanasi, has surfaced.
20 Jul 2019
On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.
06 Jul 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday to launch BJP's nationwide membership drive.
04 Jul 2019
A temple in Varanasi witnessed a peculiar event on Tuesday, after two cousins, dressed in jeans and t-shirts, married one another.
03 Jul 2019
In a tragic incident, a student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, allegedly killed himself by hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room, the police said on Tuesday.
22 Jun 2019
Bahujan Samaj Party MP Atul Rai, who had been absconding for a month after being accused of rape, finally surrendered on Saturday before a Varanasi court.
20 Jun 2019
A case has been filed against UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, for her comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, RSS, and its chief Mohan Bhagwat.
10 Jun 2019
For some fans, there really isn't a difference between celebrities and Gods. They resort to different ways to show their reverence.
02 Jun 2019
Apart from her acting prowess, Bollywood beauty Alia Bhatt is known for her great fashion sense.
02 Jun 2019
If you have been active on social media, you must have come across a video featuring a train hawker.
27 May 2019
A BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Bhatapara of North 24 Parganas district on Sunday night, forcing authorities to step up security in the area.
19 May 2019
The final phase of 2019 general elections started on Sunday. Voters in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states namely Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chandigarh, got inked.
17 May 2019
Top Union ministers and BJP leaders have been campaigning in PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to not only win but break the record for margin of victory in the constituency.
07 May 2019
Giving a more than obvious statement that she is a contender for Prime Minister post, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said she will contest elections from Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well".
01 May 2019
On Wednesday, the Election Commission canceled the nomination of Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former BSF jawan, who was contesting from Varanasi as a Samajwadi Party candidate opposite Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
29 Apr 2019
In what seems like a bid to make the battle for Varanasi in elections more interesting, Samajwadi Party replaced its candidate with Tej Bahadur Yadav, the sacked BSF jawan who had complained about poor food.
26 Apr 2019
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the presence of top BJP leaders and allies.
26 Apr 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held a massive roadshow in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday, said India would not tolerate terror. Once again, he invoked the Pulwama attack in his address from Dashashwamedh Ghat.
25 Apr 2019
Ending weeks of speculations, Congress didn't field Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from Varanasi and gave a ticket to Ajay Rai instead.
17 Apr 2019
In what marks as another low in political discourse, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said people of country would see Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as "thief's wife".
14 Apr 2019
On Saturday, Congress announced a fresh list of nine candidates for Uttar Pradesh for upcoming Lok Sabha polls but remained mum on Varanasi.
13 Apr 2019
A wanted criminal, who was on the run after allegedly killing Banaras Hindu University student Gaurav Singh, has been arrested following an exchange of fire with police.
13 Apr 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a re-election from Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh and the seat will naturally be closely watched.
30 Mar 2019
Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
30 Mar 2019
For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.
29 Mar 2019
On Thursday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was suggested by party workers in Raebareli to contest from the constituency, and the general secretary of Congress had a surprising answer.
26 Mar 2019
Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
17 Mar 2019
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the in-charge of Congress for UP East, will take a boat ride from Prayagraj on Monday, the party has confirmed.
12 Mar 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, just like the last Lok Sabha elections, NDTV reports.
22 Feb 2019
Days after it broke down after launch, Train 18, also known as the Vande Bharat Express, ran into several problems again on Wednesday.
19 Feb 2019
PM Narendra Modi today invoked Sant Ravidas, a mystic poet of the Bhakti Movement, on his birth anniversary to urge people to end caste discrimination and identify those who promote it for "self-interest".
17 Feb 2019
The Vande Bharat Express, India's first semi-high speed train, began its first commercial run today, a day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi.
11 Feb 2019
Ticket fares of Vande Bharat Express or Train 18, which will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, was announced today.
09 Feb 2019
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said yesterday that waterways to facilitate smooth travel to Bangladesh via Varanasi would be developed in the Saryu river.