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BJP govt has brought development in every corner of UP, will return to power: Anurag Thakur

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He alleged that the development work took a hit under the SP government as it was busy protecting goons.

PM Narendra Modi Launches 27 Development Projects Worth Rs 2,095 Crore In Varanasi

Dec 23, 2021 PTI

Alongside unveiling other projects, PM Modi laid the foundation stone of the of the ‘Banas Dairy Sankul’, a dairy project covering an area of 30 acres and built at a cost of about Rs 475 crore which is likely to process about 5 lakh litre milk per day.

Carve A Niche For Your Govt In Some Sector Of Governance: PM To BJP CMs

Chief ministers and deputy chief ministers made presentations and highlighted key welfare schemes of their respective states.

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor: Section Of Locals Aghast Over ‘Lost Heritage’

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

Kashi Vishwanath corridor had triggered a controversy, even when it was announced to decongest the temple complex. Now, the temple area has been expanded which can now accommodate 50,000-75,000 people.

Kashi Vishwanath | Modi Mentions 18th-Century Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar. Who Is She?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday mentioned Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar during his inaugural speech at the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor. Who is the 18th-century queen whose statue has been erected inside the corridor?

13 December, 2021

Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi Inaugurates Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor In Varanasi


Uttar Pradesh is slated to go for polls in February-March in 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor in Uttar Pradesh, lauded the ‘civilizational heritage’ of Varanasi.

12 December, 2021

PM Modi To Unveil Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Tomorrow, Tourists Flocking The Holy Shrine


The inauguration of the massive Kashi-Vishwanath Corridor surrounding the historic Kashi Vishwanath Temple near the iconic Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi comes right ahead of the 2022 assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

25 October, 2021

PM Modi Launches Pan India Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission From Varanasi

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched pan India Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission from his Parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi.

06 September, 2021

UP Polls: BJP Starts 'Prabbudha Sammelan' In 18 Cities

Outlook Web Desk

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addressed the first 'Prabbudha Sammelan' or 'Meeting of Intellectuals' gathering in Varanasi on Sunday.

15 July, 2021

PM Modi Sounds Poll Bugle From Varanasi, Says UP’s Handling Of Second Covid Wave ‘Commendable’

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The stamp of approval by the PM is significant since Yogi has been under fire for mismanagement of second Covid-19 wave.

15 July, 2021

PM Modi In Varanasi, Hails UP Govt’s Covid Management

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister inaugurated projects worth around Rs 744 crore and laid the foundation stones of several projects and public works worth about Rs 839 crore.


05 June, 2021

7 Major Coronavirus Variants Of Concern Circulating In Varanasi: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Of these seven, two include the B.1.617 (Delta) and B.1.351 (Beta) coronavirus variants, researchers said

18 April, 2021

Covid-19: Modi Reviews Situation In Varanasi, Pledges Beds, ICUs And Oxygen

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister said 'tracking, tracing, testing' and vaccination was the only way to check the spread of virus in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency.

12 February, 2021

UP Police Book Google's Sundar Pichai, Others; Drop Names From FIR Later

Outlook Web Bureau

Sundar Pichai and three other top officials at Google were booked after an FIR was lodged by a local resident over defamatory video against PM Modi

24 January, 2021

Why Shikhar Dhawan's 'Happiness' Stroke Has Not Amused Varanasi DM

Outlook Web Bureau

The bird flu has been confirmed in six states for poultry birds and in 10 states for the crow, migratory and wild birds

09 January, 2021

BJP Banks On Modi ‘Magic’ To Work On Farmers

Jayanta Bhattacharya

BJP reaching out to farmers to tell them that the new laws do not intend to remove MSP or grab their land; rather will help increase their income.

06 January, 2021

UP: Covid-19 Vaccine Transported On Bicycle In Varanasi During Dry Run

Outlook Web Bureau

In response, the district health authorities said the boxes on cycle were a result of miscommunication and a set of vaccines had already reached the hospital


18 December, 2020

PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi Office Listed On OLX For 'Sale'; Four Arrested


Four people have been taken into custody, including the person who took the office's picture and put it on the website, said Varanasi SSP Amit Pathak

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz