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Japanese drugged, looted in Varanasi

Mr Tanaka told the police that the guide offered him a soft drink and he lost consciousness after drinking it.

16 Dec 2017 12:29 AM

Noida boy used bat, pizza cutter to kill mother and sister

He took some cash and his mother’s mobile from the house before taking a cab for the railway station.

10 Dec 2017 5:41 AM

Modi’s constituency gets rice research institute

It will be the first such international centre in eastern India and will play a major role in sustaining rice production in the region.

13 Jul 2017 1:23 AM

Security guard rapes 70-yr-old French woman in Varanasi; nabbed

The victim alleged that the guard barged into her room at night, injured her, following which he raped her.

29 Jun 2017 4:55 PM

Varanasi to be clean energy city before Munich: Goyal

Goyal threw a challenge to make Varanasi 100 per cent renewable energy powered before 2025 and beat Munich.

03 Jun 2017 1:59 PM


UP cop jumps off train to catch fleeing prisoner, thrashed by railway police

The UP policeman jumped off the train to catch a fleeing prisoner.

18 May 2017 5:27 PM

Only human: As a person, Ganga has a better chance

Giving the Ganga and the Yamuna the status of living persons could be the best way to revive the rivers.

27 Mar 2017 3:01 AM

It ain’t just a river anymore!

The Uttarakhand High Court declaring rivers Ganga and Yamuna as living entities provides a fillip to conservationists.

25 Mar 2017 12:06 AM

'ISIS letters' threatening to 'destroy' eastern UP surface, Varanasi cops in tizzy

An alert has been issued and Intelligence agencies are also probing the matter.

23 Mar 2017 10:03 AM

How Modi won over Varanasi

Mr Modi made a conscious effort to reach out to all sections of society.

12 Mar 2017 2:00 AM


UP polls: BJP, allies poised to make a clean sweep in Varanasi

As per trends available till noon, the BJP is leading by a comfortable margin in all the three urban seats it had won in 2012.

11 Mar 2017 1:30 PM

Varanasi could have been a global attraction if not for previous govts: Modi

Modi said the SP government cannot use the money given to them by the Centre because they ‘move money around’ instead.

05 Mar 2017 9:09 PM

Varanasi declared a tribute to Om Puri

The director also plans to invite Om Puri’s family for a special screening.

19 Jan 2017 12:43 AM

Keep the faith

Photographer Nilanjan Ray captures the many faces of faith in black, white and shades of grainy grey.

18 Dec 2016 12:23 AM

A compelling, humane story

Mr Iyer Goes to War is filled with witty characters, light humour and insightful quotes.

10 Dec 2016 2:02 AM


Ustad Bismillah Khan’s 5 silver shehnais stolen

Mr Hussain had gone to visit his ancestral home last month and returned to Varanasi on Sunday night.

06 Dec 2016 5:20 AM

Journalist shot in Bihar, Opposition flays Nitish govt

The incidents have also invited sharp criticism from the opposition in Bihar.

13 Nov 2016 2:13 AM