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Mar 16, 2019
At Varanasi's Dhrupad Mela, a celebration of classical music unlike any other in IndiaIt does not have the tag of "the biggest" or "the music festival in town" because the town is only Varanasi. The ‘Dhrupad Mela’, however, is among the most joyous celebrations of Dhrupad.
Dec 02, 2018
In The Twice-Born, Aatish Taseer goes beyond Ganga, Varanasi to explore India's socio-political landscapeAatish Taseer explores the questions a young democracy located within an ancient civilisation faces, but his attempt is weakened by his unwilling to get out of his comfort zone
Aug 26, 2018
Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the pastVaranasi is a strange city; one foot in the past, one in the present. The word ‘future’ feels out of place here, things just have been and continue to be
Jul 15, 2018
Narendra Modi accuses previous govts of neglecting Varanasi, says positive change visible in last four yearsIn a symbolic inauguration in Varanasi, Narendra Modi launched development projects worth nearly Rs 1,000 crore for the city and the region around it.
Jun 27, 2018
As Varanasi's ghats come alive with music, the city could stake its claim to being India's cultural capitalMusic events at Varanasi's Ghats have much to offer to attendees — performances by veterans, views of the Ganga and beautiful venues
May 05, 2018
BHU undergraduate student assaulted outside hostel; security tightened across campus after outrageA BHU undergraduate was allegedly attacked by a group of students with hockey sticks and a knife in the university campus over old enmity
Apr 16, 2018
Varanasi's Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh celebrates the city, and the Indian classical music tradition'Banarasi' is the term which best describes the Sankat Mochan Music Festival — like the town, it is difficult to comprehend, thrives on chaos and defies logic.
Dec 09, 2017
Noida Police nabs 15-year-old boy prime suspect in murder of mother, sisterAnjali Agarwal, 42, and her daughter Manikarnika, 11, were found bludgeoned to death, likely with a cricket bat, in a bedroom of their Greater Noida flat
Oct 09, 2017
UGC wants AMU to drop 'Muslim', BHU to drop 'Hindu' from name: Knee-jerk recommendation ignores historyHowever the UGC recommendations overlooks the reason why AMU and BHU came into existence, which precedes the secular narrative of the post-Independent India.
Oct 03, 2017
Facing flak, BHU V-C GC Tripathi to go on indefinite leave; students hail move, call it their 'victory'BHU students, who have been protesting against the lathicharge on girls at the campus last month, hailed the vice chancellor's move as a "victory" for them.