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Dev Deepawali: UP CM Yogi Adityanath Takes Stock Of Preparations In Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday reached Varanasi to take stock of preparations for Dev Deepawali. The festival will be celebrated on Monday.

[email protected]: Bismillah Khan’s Family Love For Ganga & Why They Hated Rabid Muslims

The New Indian visited the relatives of Ustad Bismillah Khan to rekindle the legacy of the Shehnai maestro 

VARANASI SENSATIONAL 2: Not Just Shivling, Sheshnag, 4 Idols Found Between Barricade & Mosque, Says Commission

VARANASI/NEW DELHI:  On a day when the Supreme Court is to resume hearing in the Gyanvapi Mosque case in Varanasi , a survey-finding commission report has stated that not just a Shivling but as many as four idols of Hindu gods and goddesses and a Sheshnag have been discovered during digging between barricading of Kashi …

VARANASI SENSATIONAL: Court Says Shivling Found Inside Gyanvapi Mosque, Bans Muslims Entry; Only 20 Allowed 

VARANASI/NEW DELHI:  A civil court in Varanasi on Monday decreed that entry of Muslims would be barred from a site inside Gyanvapi mosque complex while citing the discovery of a  12 x 8 feet Shivling — a representation of Hindu Lord Shiva — three days after a four-member survey team was formed to video-graph the …

UP Records 54.18% Polling In Last Phase of Assembly Polls Till 5 PM

LUCKNOW: The last and seventh phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections witnessed a voter turnout of 54.18 percent till 5 pm, the data provided by the Election Commission of India (ECI) shows. The highest voting of 59.54 percent was recorded in Chandauli district, whereas Varanasi was at the bottom of the list with 52.31 percent …

Women Thank PM Modi For Fitness Fad In Varanasi

Varanasi: Arrayed in their bright colorful sarees, young and middle aged women stretch themselves on barbell benches and elliptical trainers, and every now and then, they giggle and chatter away. In an open gym in the midst of a brimming market of Varanasi, women say, they are now far more health conscious than they have …

AMU Dishonoured  1929 Land Lease, Will Ensure Jats Back BJP In Polls For New Varsity By Modi, Yogi: King Mahendra Singh’s Great-Grandson

ALIGARH/VRINDAVAN: Moving between Aligarh, Hathras and Vrindavan, Charat Pratap Singh, looks at consummate ease as he tries to galvanise support among the Jats and patrons of King Mahendra Pratap Singh, the freedom fighter who leased a plot, called Tikonia Park in 1929 where Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) stands today. Charat is the fourth-generation Jat scion …

PM To His Men: 100 Jute Footwear Pairs To Kashi Vishwanath

NEW DELHI: Attention is in the details, they say. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sent over 100 pairs of jute footwear to the workers working at Kashi Vishwanth Dham who performed their duties barefooted in this cold. The workers who got footwear include priests, people performing seva, security guards and sanitation workers and others. …

Eyes On Winning Over Purvanchal, PM Narendra Modi Makes His Second Visit To Varanasi In Ten Days

VARANASI: You know how important a region is to a political party when its prominent leaders clear all their schedules to spend time with the electorate of that region, especially close to the elections. In Uttar Pradesh (UP), Purvanchal appears to be that region for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Purvanchal region has stood …

Varanasi’s Latest Marvel: 8th C Ghat Remade With Gabion Walls, Gazebos, CNG Station & 500-Seat Open Air Theatre

VARANASI: At around 5 pm, as the sun sets for early winter twilight, melodious hymns from Ramacharit Manas play on the ramp and footsteps of this 8th century ghat near Malviya Bridge, overlooked by bold, textured Gabion walls and quiet Ganga on either side. The newly set-up Gabion walls are a metal mesh cage filled with stones. Architects across the …