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E Sreedharan back on track: UP CM Yogi Adityanath rejects his resignation, asks him to plan metros of 3 more cities

E Sreedharan back on track: UP CM Yogi Adityanath rejects his resignation, asks him to plan metros of 3 more cities

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday put Metro man E Sreedharan yet again on track. After delivering his home project Kochi Metro last month, 85-year-old Sreedharan planned to offer his resignation from the role of advisor to the Lucknow and Kanpur Metro projects and met Yogi, but instead of reducing his responsibility, the chief minister increases his work load by planning metros for three more cities including Varanasi, Agra and Meerut as well as his home turf Gorakhpur. 

High alert in 10 Uttar Pradesh districts over heavy rains

Due to the heavy downpour, rivers including the Ganga, Yumuna, Saryu and Ghaghra, are in spate and the water levels are likely to increase further.

GST will change poor's destiny: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

GST will change poor's destiny: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Under the GST, six slabs of taxation have been proposed by the council, ranging from zero percent to 43 percent.

Watchman arrested for French activist's rape in Varanasi

A watchman has been arrested for allegedly raping a 65-year-old French woman who had been living for a year in a rented accommodation here, police said on Friday.

Top 10 crime stories: Elderly French woman allegedly raped in Varanasi

A 65-year-old French woman was raped in Varanasi. The rapist was the watchman of the resort in which the lady was staying. She was living in Varanasi from past 11 years.

Uttar Pradesh: Elderly French woman raped in Varanasi

According to reports, the French victim was living in Varanasi from last 40 years and works as a social worker with a social organisation.

 

Allahabad, Varanasi to be linked by waterway by 2019: Nitin Gadkari

"To make the next Kumbh successful, we would do everything possible as far as the road and waterways transport sectors are concerned," Nitin Gadkari said.

Yogi Adityanath inspects development projects in Varanasi

Yogi Adityanath inspects development projects in Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday visited Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and inspected the undergoing developmental projects.

Ganga cleaning programm: Sewage treatment capacity enhanced in towns along river

The sewage treatment capacity in towns along the Ganga is being enhanced substantially as part of efforts to clean the river, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told.

Air India to operate direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Air India to operate direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day state visit to Sri Lanka, on Friday participated in the International Vesak Day celebrations here, the biggest festival of Buddhists.

Kangana Ranaut performs Ganga aarti for 'Manikarnika' in Varanasi

Kangana Ranaut performs Ganga aarti for 'Manikarnika' in Varanasi

Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday performed the Ganga Aarti here and unveiled a poster of her upcoming film "Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi", which is slated to release in April 2018.

With Yogi in driver's seat, Modi's Varanasi back in focus

Mohit Dubey /IANS

Having been cold-shouldered by the previous Samajwadi Party regime, it is now Advantage Varanasi as the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has put Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s parliamentary constituency back on the front burner.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Jharkhand, lay foundation of multi-modal terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj today

PM Narendra Modi to visit Jharkhand, lay foundation of multi-modal terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj today

Rural areas in Jharkhand will particularly benefit from the multi-modal terminal on the River Ganga.

When people greeted Yogi Adityanath's look-alike as UP CM, showered flower petals on him -WATCH

When people greeted Yogi Adityanath's look-alike as UP CM, showered flower petals on him -WATCH

A video showing a man having close resemblance to Uttar Pradesh's newly-inducted Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being greeted by people in Varanasi has now come to fore.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath walks the talk, orders ban on cow smuggling, seeks roadmap for shutting down slaughterhouses

UP CM Yogi Adityanath walks the talk, orders ban on cow smuggling, seeks roadmap for shutting down slaughterhouses

The BJP had announced that it would take "stern steps to close down all illegal slaughterhouses besides banning mechanised slaughterhouses" if it comes to power.

'ISIS letter' in Varanasi challenges Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to stop mayhem on March 24

'ISIS letter' in Varanasi challenges Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to stop mayhem on March 24

In a new challenge for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath an anonymous letter allegedly carrying threatening message from terror outfit Islamic State, has been found from Varanasi's Mirzamurad area.

After two in Allahabad, another illegal slaughterhouse sealed in Varanasi; hunt on for others

After two in Allahabad, another illegal slaughterhouse sealed in Varanasi; hunt on for others

A slaughterhouse, which was allegedly being run illegally, was sealed by the district authorities in the Kamalgadaha locality under Jaitpura police station here, police officials said.

Watch - Holi celebrations in Varanasi, Jaipur and Jhansi

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PM Modi's roadshow in Varanasi Day 2: As it happened

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday held roadshow for the second consecutive day in Varanasi.

Steve Waugh visits Varanasi to fulfill deceased friend's last wish of scattering his ashes in Ganges

Steve Waugh visits Varanasi to fulfill deceased friend's last wish of scattering his ashes in Ganges

Waugh also expressed his views on the much talked about 'Steve Smith – DRS' controversy that took place during the Bengaluru test.