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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
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.
Jul 06, 2019
Narendra Modi in Varanasi Updates: 'Professional pessimists question $5 trillion economy goal,' PM urges everyone to put in effort to achieve targetNarendra Modi in Varanasi Updates|Urging every party worker to put in collective effort to achieve the goal of making India a $5 trillion economy, Narendra Modi asked them to be wary of "professional pessimistic", who think the target is unattainable.
Jun 20, 2019
Narendra Modi's Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor gets boost as SC clears demolition of shops hindering progress in Varanasi projectThe Supreme Court cleared the demolition of six shops in Varanasi that were seen as a thorn in the side of the Rs 600-crore Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor project, which would create an open 50-feet wide corridor between the Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple complex and the adjacent Ganges’ Manikarnika and Lalita ghats
May 27, 2019
Daily Bulletin: After winning Varanasi by margin of over 4 lakh votes, Narendra Modi to visit home constituency today; Rajeev Kumar summoned by CBI; day's top storiesHere are today's top stories: EC's plea against Robert Vadra to come up in a Delhi court today, Narendra Modi will address BJP workers in Varanasi after visiting the Kashi Vishwanath temple, and more
May 14, 2019
Lok Sabha election: Narendra Modi issues 'emotional' message to people of Varanasi, appeals for high voter turnout in Phase 7Calling himself a 'Kashi vaasi' (resident of Varanasi), Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking re-election from the Lok Sabha seat, issued a message for people of the constituency and sought their blessings for victory.
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.
Nov 18, 2018
Ayodhya dispute: National Commission for Minorities chief asks Muslims to be 'big-hearted', makes pitch for mediationNational Commission for Minorities chairperson Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi on Sunday made a strong pitch for mediation in the Ayodhya issue.
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.
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