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BHU student shot dead in campus by motorcycle-borne miscreants

'It was a case of personal enmity,' said Anil Kumar Singh, Circle Officer, Varanasi Cantt.

03 Apr 2019 8:53 AM

Priyanka Gandhi visits Lal Bahadur Shastri's ancestral home in Varanasi

Gandhi, who reached here Wednesday morning by road, garlanded the statute of Shastri at his ancestral home.

20 Mar 2019 1:48 PM

Shapoorji Pallonji to raise Rs 850 cr over 6 months for 2 smart city projects

We are seeking to raise a debt of Rs 450 crore for Eluru project and Rs 400 crore for Bengaluru project, said a top company official.

11 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

Non-cooperation' by SP govt delayed beautification project in Varanasi: PM Modi

The developmental projects here picked pace after you (people of Uttar Pradesh) made Yogi Adityanath the chief minister," he said.

08 Mar 2019 4:06 PM

22-year-old student leader shot 8 times, killed in front of hostel in Varanasi

Vivek Singh, a B.Com second year student and native of Jamundeeh village in Azamgarh district, was found lying in a pool of blood.

25 Feb 2019 4:04 PM


Smriti Irani calls Navjot Sidhu India's 'Jaichand' over his comment on Pulwama attack

Such people should be taught a lesson said Smriti Irani.

21 Feb 2019 4:05 PM

PM Modi slams Oppn for ‘targeting, mocking’ Vande Bharat Express

He asked the people not to get 'demoralised by those surrounded by negativity'.

19 Feb 2019 3:33 PM

PM Modi launches first ever Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive in Varanasi

Accompanied by UP Governor Ram Naik and CM Yogi Adityanath, the Prime Minister also paid obeisance at the Ravidas temple here.

19 Feb 2019 12:44 PM

‘85 pc loot during Congress regime plugged’, says PM Modi at NRI meet

PM Modi alluded to ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi's '15 paise' and said Congress govt had done nothing to stop the leakage.

22 Jan 2019 2:14 PM

#MeToo accused MJ Akbar features on govt booklet; Centre explains

Sources say Akbar is not associated with Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, booklet was published months before he quit as minister.

22 Jan 2019 10:00 AM


Countries like US, Japan, China ageing, India getting younger: Swaraj

‘The Indian diaspora has dramatically changed the world's perception of Indians and our country,’ said Sushma Swaraj.

21 Jan 2019 7:26 PM

Rahul invited to Kumbh Mela to wash off sins for ‘lying’ on Rafale

‘He has been lying on the Rafale issue for the last two years and trying to mislead public,’ said UP Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh.

04 Jan 2019 7:04 PM

PM Modi inaugurates first multi-modal terminal in Varanasi on River Ganga

PM Modi received the country's first container cargo transported on inland waterways from Kolkata.

12 Nov 2018 6:50 PM

Man kills two, injures two others after being denied discount in Varanasi mall

The incident occurred inside a clothing store where an argument broke out between the accused and a salesperson over the rate of discount.

01 Nov 2018 9:04 AM

Flight makes emergency landing in Varanasi after Thai national suffers heart attack

The patient identified as Atabot Thngcusorn (53) was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.

05 Oct 2018 4:25 PM


Only ‘criminals’ shot dead in encounters: UP minister after Lucknow techie death

'Everyone will get justice... There will be no politics of appeasement. Those who commit mistakes will be punished,' the minister said.

30 Sep 2018 10:11 AM

Unable to meet PM Modi, 'upset' woman sets bus on fire in Varanasi

Vandana, secretary of the Poorvanchal Jan Andolan Samiti, went to the Varanasi bus stand at around 11 am and boarded a state-run Volvo bus.

19 Sep 2018 7:38 PM

You are my 'maalik': PM Modi launches projects worth over Rs 550 cr in Varanasi

As a Varanasi MP, it is my responsibility to give you an account of every rupee spent and work done by me as Lok Sabha member, Modi said.

18 Sep 2018 6:14 PM

Locals married off two frogs in Varanasi to appease God of rain

As per organisers, the ceremony was arranged to please Indra, the God of rain, in return for much-needed respite from soaring temperatures.

24 Jun 2018 2:29 PM

Sons preserve woman's body for months to withdraw pension in UP

The body was recovered from store room after the neighbours informed the cops about a foul smell emanating from the house.

23 May 2018 7:17 PM