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The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

Dec 06, 2020 Ritu Rao

The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.

UP Legislative Polls: IAS Officer On Election Duty Dies Of Heart Attack In Varanasi

Dec 05, 2020 PTI

Ajay Kumar Singh (50) suffered a heart attack while he was on his way to the counting centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Defends Farm Laws

Opposition misleading farmers, says PM Modi in Varanasi.

Indian Railways To Run 392 Special Festival Trains Between October 20-November 30

Oct 13, 2020 PTI

The special trains will run for destinations such as Kolkata, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow among others to cater to the growing demand in the ensuing holiday period

Congress Workers Stop Smriti Irani’s Car In Varanasi, Demand Resignation

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with a group of other Congress MPs will visit Hathras today afternoon.

25 March, 2020

'People In White Coats Are Gods Right Now': PM Modi On Discrimination Against Doctors

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PM Modi reiterated that social distancing and staying indoors is the only way out to deal with Coronavirus.

09 January, 2020

NSUI Wins All 4 Seats Against ABVP In Students' Election At Varanasi's Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya


NSUI's Shivam Shukla won the President seat by defeating ABVP's Harshit Pandey by a huge margin while Chandan Kumar Mishra became the Vice President, Avnish Pandey won the General Secretary seat and Rajnikant Dubey secured the Librarian post.

26 December, 2019

Over 50 Faculty Members Of BHU, Affiliated Colleges Condemn Controversial CAA, NRC


The faculty members carried out a signature campaign on Wednesday against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and appealed to the government to rethink the long term implications of these exercises.

20 November, 2019

Protests Continue Over Muslim Professor's Appointment In BHU Sanskrit Department

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The protesting students have been staging a sit-in outside the office of the Vice-Chancellor.

07 November, 2019

Varanasi: Priests, Devotees Put Mask On Shivling To Protect It From Air Pollution

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The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city today peaked at 226, which falls under the poor category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

04 October, 2019

Yogi Adityanath Flags Off Country's First Private Train 'Tejas Express'


The train cuts the time travelled between the two cities to six hours 15 minutes from the six hours 40 minutes taken by the Swarna Shatabdi, currently the fastest train on the route.


07 August, 2019

Vande Bharat Express To Have 'Airhostesses' To Give Flight-Like Hospitality To Passengers

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The move is part of a six-month pilot project to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's dream of making the railways more competitive by providing world-class service to passengers.

20 July, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Standoff With UP Govt Over, Tells Families Of Victims She 'Will Return Soon'

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Priyanka Gandhi was insistent on meeting the families of victims in Sonbhadra, where at least 10 people, including three women, died and over 24 were injured in a clash between Gond and Gujjar communities over a land dispute on Wednesday.

20 July, 2019

Derek O'Brien-Led TMC Delegation, Enroute Sonebhadra, Detained At Varanasi Airport

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In a tweet, the TMC quoted Derek as saying that the ADM, SP hadn't given any reason and said that he was detaining the delegation following the instructions from top-most.'

20 July, 2019

After Spending Night In UP's Mirzapur, Priyanka Gandhi Says 'Won't Leave Without...'

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Some government officials arrived at the Chunar guest house and asked Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to return to Delhi, a request that was outrightly rejected by her.

19 July, 2019

Allahabad HC Issues Notice To PM Narendra Modi On Petition Challenging Election From Varanasi

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The petition was filed by former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was declared Samajwadi Party candidate from Varanasi, but failed to contest the election as his nomination papers were rejected by the returning officer.

06 July, 2019

PM Modi Launches BJP Membership Drive in Varanasi, Calls Budget 2019 Critics Professional Pessimists

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Launching the campaign from Varanasi on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it will connect people from 'all walks of life' with the 'BJP family'.


06 July, 2019

PM Modi Launches BJP's Membership Drive In Varanasi, Says Will Connect People From All Walks Of Life

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed around 5,000 party workers at Deendayal Upadhyaya Trade Facilitation Centre in Bada Lalpur, where he launched the membership drive and facilitate some of the party workers.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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