Varanasi

Amit Shah to launch 'Yuva Udghosh' in Varanasi

Amit Shah to launch 'Yuva Udghosh' in Varanasi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will kickstart his party`s `Yuva Udghosh` programme at Varanasi`s sports ground of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV) on January 20.

Jan 19, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Narendra Modi's favourite cook in Varanasi dead

Narendra Modi's favourite cook in Varanasi dead

The PM was said to fond of Pradeep Kumar Malhotra`s cooking -- right from ginger tea to Gujarati dishes and soups, salads and some known Kashi dishes like bedai and subzi and Banarsi ras malai. 

Jan 05, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
Cold wave grips Uttar Pradesh, Met forecast more harsh weather, schools closed till Jan 8

Cold wave grips Uttar Pradesh, Met forecast more harsh weather, schools closed till Jan 8

A cold wave sweeping over Uttar Pradesh intensified on Friday as the Met forecast more harsh weather in the coming days. All schools up to Class 12 have been closed till Monday, an official said.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Abu Dhabi-Lucknow Jet Airways flight diverted to Sharjah

Abu Dhabi-Lucknow Jet Airways flight diverted to Sharjah

An Abu Dhabi- bound Jet Airways flight from here was on Saturday diverted to Sharjah due to low visibility.

Dec 23, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
BHU students set school bus on fire, damage private vehicles in clash with cops

BHU students set school bus on fire, damage private vehicles in clash with cops

According to reports, the protesting students pelted stones on the bus even as small kids were sitting inside.

Dec 20, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
Another attack on foreign tourist! Argentina woman slapped, robbed at Varanasi's Assi Ghat

Another attack on foreign tourist! Argentina woman slapped, robbed at Varanasi's Assi Ghat

In the complaint, the victim claimed that seeing her alone, the three accused approached her and robbed her money. 

Dec 17, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Japanese tourist drugged, robbed in Varanasi, case registered

Japanese tourist drugged, robbed in Varanasi, case registered

A Japanese tourist on Friday alleged that he was robbed in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi after being charged dosage of drugs.

Dec 15, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
Man falls to death from 3rd floor of guest house in Noida

Man falls to death from 3rd floor of guest house in Noida

A man died after allegedly falling from the third floor of a guest house here, the police said on Thursday.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:28 PM IST
Muslim activists celebrate BJP's win in UP civic polls, threatened of dire consequences

Muslim activists celebrate BJP's win in UP civic polls, threatened of dire consequences

In a shocking incident, activists of Muslim Rashtriya Manch and Muslim Women Foundation were threatened of dire consequences by extremists for celebrating BJP's recent victory in Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 03, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
WATCH: Ruckus at Delhi airport after Patna-bound Jet Airways flight gets diverted to Varanasi

WATCH: Ruckus at Delhi airport after Patna-bound Jet Airways flight gets diverted to Varanasi

Flight 9W 730, which was heading from Delhi to Patna. was diverted due to non-availability of taxi way at Patna Airport.

Nov 11, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Ten things you must do in Varanasi

Ten things you must do in Varanasi

A hub of tourists, Varanasi has a variety of things to offer. And if you plan a trip to the land of Vishwanath, here are ten things you must do there.

Oct 31, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Girija Devi cremated with full state honours in Varanasi

Girija Devi was on Thursday cremated with full state honours at the Manikarnika Ghat.

Oct 26, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
AAP to contest civic body polls in Uttar Pradesh

AAP to contest civic body polls in Uttar Pradesh

The AAP would contest the civic polls in Ghaziabad, Meerut, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Agra, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Allahabad and Aligarh.

Oct 15, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Nitish Kumar seeks more road projects in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday sought more road projects and bridges and direct road connectivity from the state to Varanasi.

Oct 14, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
BHU opens 10 days after campus violence, female guards deployed

BHU opens 10 days after campus violence, female guards deployed

In a first, at least seven women have been appointed as security guards at Banaras Hindu University which hogged all the limelights recently for a violence that rocked the campus.. 

Oct 04, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Chinese couple held in Varanasi for flying drone, let off

A Chinese couple was held here for flying a drone equipped with a high definition camera during the famous Ganga Aarti but was let off after a probe, police said on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
BHU protests: VC Girish Chandra proceeds on indefinite leave

BHU protests: VC Girish Chandra proceeds on indefinite leave

The ministry has already put out an advertisement seeking applications for the post of his successor.

Oct 02, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
BHU violence: 'Daughters of your own constituency are suffering' - Shiv Sena slams PM Modi

BHU violence: 'Daughters of your own constituency are suffering' - Shiv Sena slams PM Modi

BJP ally in Maharashtra Shiv Sena has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the recent police crackdown on girl students in Varanasi’s reputed Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

Sep 27, 2017, 07:09 AM IST
 UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks report over violence in BHU; university announces early Dussehra break

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks report over violence in BHU; university announces early Dussehra break

Violence erupted in BHU after some students, protesting against the alleged eve-teasing incident wanted to meet the VC.

Sep 24, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
I am a conservative dresser: Raima Sen

I am a conservative dresser: Raima Sen

Actress Raima Sen, who carries off both ethnic and Western styles well, says she is a conservative dresser.

Sep 24, 2017, 12:04 PM IST