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Varanasi court rejects plea for carbon dating of 'Shivling'
Gyanvapi mosque row: Jolt to Hindu petitioners, Varanasi court rejects plea for carbon dating of 'Shivling'

The petitioners had claimed that the 'Shivling' found in the 'wuzu khana' or reservoir of the mosque during survey work on May 16 was part of the property.

  • Friday, 14 October 2022
First ever 'GI Mahotsav in Varanasi from Oct 16
First ever 'GI Mahotsav in Varanasi from Oct 16

"GI-tagging encourages the growers and artisans and motivates the marketers to expand their business both nationally and internationally. The GI tagging has acquired even more of importance over the past few years," said GI expert Rajni Kant.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
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Varanasi nominated as first-ever SCO tourism & cultural capital at Samarkand summit

The city of Varanasi has been nominated as the first-ever SCO tourism and cultural capital during 2022-2023 at the 22nd meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Friday.

  • Friday, 16 September 2022
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Timeline of Gyanvapi court case

Bird's eye view of Gyanvapi court case from 1998 to 2022

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
Tight security in Varanasi ahead of Gyanvapi verdict
Tight security in Varanasi ahead of Gyanvapi verdict

Police and paramilitary forces will also be deployed in and around areas having mixed population

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
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WATCH: Rising Ganga Waters Submerge Varanasi Ghats

The rising water level of Ganga River has submerged several low-lying area of Varanasi, including some famous ghats. As per reports, the area from the Assi Ghat to the Namo Ghat is completely submerged. Water level had crossed danger mark on Saturday which led to inundation of many agricultural and residential areas near the banks of the river.

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  • Monday, 29 August 2022
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UP CM Yogi Adityanath's chopper makes emergency landing in Varanasi

The Chief Minister, who is in Varanasi, is now going to the airport by road and will return to Lucknow by a state aircraft.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
Waliullah Khan gets death in Varanasi serial bomb blast case
Waliullah Khan gets death in Varanasi serial bomb blast case

The blasts were rocked at the Sankat Mochan temple and the cantonment railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on March 7, 2006.

  • Monday, 06 June 2022
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WATCH: Akshay Kumar-Manushi Chillar in Varanasi For Samrat Prithviraj Promotions

Watch as the real ‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar takes a holy dip in the Ganga in Varanasi.

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  • Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Gyanvapi case: Muslim side to continue arguments today
Gyanvapi case: Muslim side to continue arguments today

On May 26, the district judge had started hearing the case on the issue of its maintainability in compliance with the order of the Supreme Court.

  • Monday, 30 May 2022
Security beefed up in Varanasi ahead of Gyanvapi case hearing in district court
Security beefed up in Varanasi ahead of Gyanvapi case hearing in district court

Adequate security arrangements had been made to ensure that there was no trouble from any side over the hearing of the case.

  • Monday, 23 May 2022
SC to hear challenge to survey Gyanvapi mosque on Tuesday
SC to hear challenge to survey Gyanvapi mosque on Tuesday

A bench comprising Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and P.S. Narasimha will hear the plea filed by Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Varanasi.

  • Monday, 16 May 2022
'Shivling' found in Gyanvapi well, claim Hindu lawyers
'Shivling' found in Gyanvapi well, claim Hindu lawyers

An advocate from the Hindu side, Madan Mohan Yadav, claimed that the shivling is Nandi faced.

  • Monday, 16 May 2022
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WATCH | PAC Band Performs At Kashi Vishwanath Dham Temple In Varanasi, UP

WATCH | PAC Band Performs At Kashi Vishwanath Dham Temple In Varanasi, UP

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  • Sunday, 15 May 2022
Varanasi Shop offers free lemon, petrol with mobile accessories
Varanasi Shop offers free lemon, petrol with mobile accessories

The incentive is being offered since the prices of both lemons and petrol have escalated in recent weeks.

  • Thursday, 21 April 2022
UP Assembly Polls: This Is Why Varanasi Takes Centrestage 
UP Assembly Polls: This Is Why Varanasi Takes Centrestage 

Our team could feel the journey the holy city has taken so far to become Varanasi from Banaras. 

  • Sunday, 06 March 2022
New App For Kashi Vishwanath Dham In Varanasi
New App For Kashi Vishwanath Dham In Varanasi

Devotees will be shown live darshan of the sanctum sanctorum of Kashi Vishwanath Temple by installing LEDs at various places. VVIPs have been requested to come by water route.

  • Sunday, 20 February 2022
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PM Modi Asks Mayors To Celebrate Their Cities

Modi also advised the mayors to use rivers as the focal point of celebration in cities that have water bodies.

  • Friday, 17 December 2021
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Watch: PM Modi Inspects Development Works In Varanasi Late At Night

PM Modi went on a late-night ‘inspection’ in his constituency Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

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  • Tuesday, 14 December 2021
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Kashi Vishwanath project is symbol of India's spiritual soul: Modi

The Prime Minister said that Kashi is a beautiful amalgam of antiquity and novelty that come alive together. He said that the glory of the past is coming alive again, showcasing India's antiquity, traditions, energy and mobility.

  • Monday, 13 December 2021
PM Inaugurates First Phase Of Kashi Vishwanath Dham
PM Inaugurates First Phase Of Kashi Vishwanath Dham

Modi said the whole new complex of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham is not just a grand building, but a symbol of the "Sanatan culture" of India, our spiritual soul and India's antiquity and traditions.

  • Monday, 13 December 2021
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Modi to inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Dham on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will inaugurate the first phase of 'Kashi Vishwanath Dham' corridor constructed at a cost of around Rs 339 crore on Monday.

  • Sunday, 12 December 2021
Viral Video: Woman With Computer Science Degree Begging In Varanasi Streets
Viral Video: Woman With Computer Science Degree Begging In Varanasi Streets

This video of a woman begging in the streets of Varanasi has gone viral on Social Media.

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  • Thursday, 25 November 2021
Hot Air Balloon Festival
Varanasi Sees Unique Hot Air Balloon Show In A First-Of-Its-Kind Festival!

Ahead of Dev Deepawali, Varanasi organizes a first-of-its-kind hot air balloon festival in a bid to boost tourism.

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  • Friday, 19 November 2021
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IRCTC Offer: Most affordable ‘Bharat Darshan’ Package launched; Book Your Tickets Now!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has come up with a special package ‘Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train’, one of the most affordable all-inclusive tour package, covering all the important tourist places in the country. Booking of Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Trains is available online on the official website of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Puri, Varanasi, Tirupati & Shirdi most preferred pilgrimages in India

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Spiritually motivated tourism is growing in the country, as more and more Indians are going to popular pilgrimages, such as Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and Puri in Odisha, according to a report. Travel marketplace ixigo in its report said there has been a month-on-month growth in hotel bookings of 60 per cent for Puri, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Star cast of 'Commando 2' visits Varanasi

Varanasi: Actors Vidyut Jammwal and Adah Sharma on Sunday visited the ghats of Ganga and the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple here as part of the promotion of their forthcoming film “Commando 2: The Black Money Trail”. Director Deven Bhojani and producer Vipul Shah also accompanied the duo. They started by visiting the sacred temple followed […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
PM Modi Inaugurates 'Rudraksha' In Varanasi, Convention Centre To Offer Glimpse Of Kashi's Cultural
PM Modi Inaugurates 'Rudraksha' In Varanasi, Convention Centre To Offer Glimpse Of Kashi's Cultural Richness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that 'Rudraksha' was an amalgam of Kashi's ancient heritage as well as its modern outlook.

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
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Modi to view presentation on 'Kashi-Vishwanth Corridor'

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Saturday, will view a detailed presentation on the proposed 400 metre Kashi-Vishwanath Corridor project, an official said. The official said the Prime Minister will be viewing a 12-minute documentary on the ambitious multi-crore project which envisions a widened and beautified corridor […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Modi to dedicate highway and other projects in Varanasi on Monday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he will be visiting Varanasi on Monday to inaugurate development projects that will have a transformative impact on the city and Uttar Pradesh. “I look forward to being in Kashi to inaugurate development projects that will have a transformative impact on the city and the rest […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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PM Modi heading to Varanasi on 68th birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, on Monday to celebrate his 68th birthday. Upon reaching Varanasi on Monday afternoon, Modi will directly head to Narur village where he is expected to interact with the children of a primary school and attend the screening […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Sealdah express derails in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: The engine of the Sealdah Express derailed on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh between Jafarganj and Akbarpur stations, disrupting rail traffic on the route, an official said. The train was going from Jammu to Howrah in West Bengal. While no one was injured in the incident, the Lucknow-Varanasi-Faizabad route was temporarily closed for trains. Due […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Probe begins into under-construction flyover collapse in Varanasi

Varanasi: A probe into the collapse of an under-construction flyover here in Uttar Pradesh that killed 15 people began on Wednesday, officials said. A high-level investigation team constituted by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to study the late Tuesday disaster in which half-a-dozen persons were also injured arrived here on Wednesday. The three-member team of Agriculture […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Case against Kamal Haasan for 'Hindu terror' comment

Lucknow: A case was filed against veteran film actor Kamal Haasan in a court in Varanasi on Friday for his comments on “Hindu terror”. The case has been filed under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that pertain to defamation, attempt to cause offence, intent to hurt religious feelings and to incite communal […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi flags off Mahamana Express

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the new Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express via videoconferencing here. Earlier in the day, Modi arrived here by a special Indian Air Force aircraft on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi amid tight security. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was present in Vadodara in Gujarat, while Minister of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi in Varanasi on two-day visit

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on a two-day visit amid high security. He was received by Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and others at the airport here. It is his 11th visit to Varanasi since he assumed office in 2014 and his first after the Bharatiya […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Shiv Sena breathes fire at Manoj Tiwari for 'street-level' performance in Varanasi

  Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday trained its guns on ally BJP’s New Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari for his recent ‘street-level’ performance in Varanasi and gyrating to “an awful Bhojpuri number”. “It was shocking to see Tiwari voluntarily getting down on his knees, singing and gyrating to the crude song ‘Kamariya Kare Lapalap, Lollilop Laagelu’, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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'Varanasi can generate 676 MW from solar rooftop panels

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi has the potential to generate 676 MW power from solar rooftop panels alone. However, outdated grids and a huge line loss pose a challenge, said a report. The Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) report “Vibrant Varanasi, Transformation through Solar Rooftop”, released here by Girish Chandra Tripathi, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Flyover collapse: UP CM orders action against 7 officials

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered proceedings for strict penal action against former Managing Director of UP Bridge Corporation Rajan Mittal and six others in connection with the Varanasi flyover collapse, which killed at least 15 people earlier this week. The chief minister gave these orders after a three-member team constituted to […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
BHU appoints first woman chief proctor

Varanasi:The BHU today appointed its first woman chief proctor after her predecessor resigned taking moral responsibility for the recent violence on the campus. The appointment was approved by Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi following the resignation of O P Singh. “Royana Singh, an assistant professor at the Institute of Medical Science (Anatomy Department), has been […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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