DEL Vs HP | Match 41 Oct 17, 2019
DEL 86/2 (20.2)
MAH Vs VID | Match 67 Oct 17, 2019
VID 125/6 (28.0)
NAG Vs MAN | Match 1 Oct 17, 2019
MAN 126/3 (31.4)
UTT Vs CHA | Match 14 Oct 17, 2019
CHA 133/2 (28.5)
UP Vs HAR | Match 51 Oct 17, 2019
UP 91/3 (23.0)
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Jul 30, 2019
Varanasi's weavers disown poet-saint Kabir, as his legacy stands threatened over communal tensionKabir, the 15th century Bhakti poet-saint, is now facing a crisis in his legacy and ownership. Believed to have belonged to a community of weavers, the man who preached secularism, has been banished by his own people, the weavers' community comprising a large section of Muslims, who refuse to even visit his Math in Varanasi.
Jul 21, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sheila Dikshit cremated, Afghanistan peace process, Chandrayaan-2 launch; today's must-read storiesSheila Dikshit, three-time chief minister of Delhi, who is credited with the 'all-round' development of the national capital was cremated with full state honours.
Jul 21, 2019
Burning ghats of Benaras: In the holy city, death wears many faces, is both grand and mundanePerched between the realm of god and men is Benaras or the ‘City of Light and Lore’ by the river Ganges, archaically known as ‘Kashi’. Its ghats shine blindingly with unwavering faith in something greater than the self, but now, spiritual corruption abounds in its lanes.
May 10, 2019
Lord of Pyres Leads Clan in Modi’s KashiThe Hindu belief that moksha comes only if the body is cremated according to rituals in Varanasi is the source of Jagdish Chaudhary’s power as well as the helplessness of his Dom community
Apr 30, 2019
A potpourri of contestants to fight Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Ex-judge, former jawan, a Kashi high priest, and a PM lookalikeFormer Madras High Court judge, Justice CS Karnan also said he will contest elections against Modi from Varanasi.
Sep 18, 2018
Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Close on the heels of LS polls, PM announces projects worth Rs 550 cr in his constituencyAll in all, Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs 55o crores in Varanasi on Tuesday, signalling a desire to strengthen his position in his home turf before the general elections. Whereas, on Monday, on the occasion of his 68th birthday, Modi had interacted with schoolchildren and students of Kashi Vidyapeeth.
Feb 10, 2018
Indian government to expand atomic-sync clock system at regional level to ensure uniform time across the countryWe have standard atomic-sync clock at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) that matches with the standard Paris time.
Sep 24, 2017
BHU students' protests take a violent turn as police lathicharge women; Yogi Adityanath orders inquiryStudents' protest at Benaras Hindu University (BHU) against the increasing incidents of eve-teasing inside the campus turned violent on Saturday
Feb 28, 2017
UP Election 2017: All is not well for BJP in Varanasi as locals notice credibility gap between promise and deliveryDiscussions with a variety of people in Varanasi, some of them close to the BJP were dominated by self-goals committed by the party leadership ahead of the election.
Jul 04, 2016
What ailing star Mohammed Shahid means to Indian hockeyIn the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, you didn’t go to watch hockey. You went to watch magic; created by a man called Mohammed Shahid, who is now ailing at Gurgaon's Medanta hospital.