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Gyanvapi mosque: Sculptures of gods, Sheshnag found in premises during survey, says advocate Ajay Mishra in report
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Gyanvapi mosque: Sculptures of gods, Sheshnag found in premises during survey, says advocate Ajay Mishra in report

The report of the videography survey on 6 and 7 May has been formed by court commissioner Ajay Mishra, who has now been sacked by a court in Varanasi for 'leaking' details

Gyanvapi mosque: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking stay on videography survey order
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Gyanvapi mosque: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking stay on videography survey order

A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and PS Narasimha will hear the petition filed by Committee of Management Ajnuman Intezamia Masjid, Varanasi, challenging the order passed by a civil court

Gyanvapi mosque case: Tight security in Varanasi as survey of masjid complex begins for third day
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Gyanvapi mosque case: Tight security in Varanasi as survey of masjid complex begins for third day

The survey of Gyanvapi Masjid complex is expected to be completed today as the team has been asked to submit its report to the court on Tuesday, 17 May. All roads leading to Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Gyanvapi Mosque have been blocked

Gyanvapi Masjid row: 65% of survey completed today, exercise to continue tomorrow
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Gyanvapi Masjid row: 65% of survey completed today, exercise to continue tomorrow

The district magistrate said Monday's work will begin at 8 am and all parties have been directed to remain present

Court allows videography inside Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: A look at the case, the verdict, and past controversies
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Court allows videography inside Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: A look at the case, the verdict, and past controversies

The mosque first grabbed headlines in 1991 when devotees claimed that it was built at the site of a temple, demolished in 1669 on the orders of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Since then, the place of worship has been wrangled in legal troubles

Gyanvapi mosque survey to continue, report by 17 May
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Gyanvapi mosque survey to continue, report by 17 May

The court has also appointed two more lawyers as commissioners to accompany the court commissioner Ajay Mishra for the survey

Gyanvapi mosque survey: Varanasi court to deliver order tomorrow
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Gyanvapi mosque survey: Varanasi court to deliver order tomorrow

The court will also decide on a plea by the Gyanvapi mosque management committee seeking removal of Ajay Kumar Mishra as the court commissioner for the survey

BJP national president JP Nadda in Ayodhya today; first visit to city since Supreme Court's judgment in Ram Janmabhoomi case
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BJP national president JP Nadda in Ayodhya today; first visit to city since Supreme Court's judgment in Ram Janmabhoomi case

Nadda will be accompanied by the chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of BJP-ruled states on his visit to the city and he is expected to perform a puja at the famous Hanumangarhi temple

Ease of living must be top priority, PM Modi tells chief ministers at conclave in Varanasi
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Ease of living must be top priority, PM Modi tells chief ministers at conclave in Varanasi

The ‘Mukhyamantri Parishad’, held on Tuesday, focused on sharing good governance practices for the betterment of citizens

Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Cities like Banaras have preserved seeds of India's identity, says PM
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Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Cities like Banaras have preserved seeds of India's identity, says PM

Modi said that India is so wonderful that, whenever the time is opposite, some saint-vibhuti descends here to divert the current of time. He said that it is India whose biggest hero of freedom is called Mahatma by the world

How Narendra Modi’s Kashi movement will help India unshackle itself from Left-liberal wokeism
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How Narendra Modi’s Kashi movement will help India unshackle itself from Left-liberal wokeism

Nehru’s India missed the opportunity at Somnath in the 1950s. Not Modi’s India, which is very much alive to its history. The most ancient and timeless city of the world is all set to guide new India

5,000 hectares, Rs 399 cr: What the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project entails in numbers
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5,000 hectares, Rs 399 cr: What the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project entails in numbers

The 50-feet wide corridor will connect the Kashi Vishwanath Temple with two ghats of the River Ganga.

Varanasi decked up ahead of Kashi Vishwanath corridor's inauguration by PM Modi
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Varanasi decked up ahead of Kashi Vishwanath corridor's inauguration by PM Modi

The inauguration of the state-of-the-art infrastructure surrounding the historic Kashi Vishwanath Temple near the iconic Dashashwamedh Ghat comes ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh early next year

Sunni Waqf Board to move Allahabad HC against verdict ordering ASI survey of Varanasi's Gyanwapi mosque
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Sunni Waqf Board to move Allahabad HC against verdict ordering ASI survey of Varanasi's Gyanwapi mosque

Sunni Central Waqf Board chairperson Zufar Ahmad Farooqui said that the order was "questionable" because no evidence has been produced before the court that suggests that there was a prior existing temple at the site of the mosque

Varanasi court orders ASI survey of premises claimed by Kashi Vishwanath temple and Gyanwapi mosque
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Varanasi court orders ASI survey of premises claimed by Kashi Vishwanath temple and Gyanwapi mosque

In the plea filed in 2019, the petitioner claimed that the Gyanwapi Mosque in Varanasi is a part of Vishveshwar Temple

Arif Mohammad Khan visits Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi as govt works to free ancient temple from clutches of religious orthodoxy
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Arif Mohammad Khan visits Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi as govt works to free ancient temple from clutches of religious orthodoxy

What is particularly significant is the complete liberation of the Kashi Vishwanath temple from the clutches of religious orthodoxy

Narendra Modi in Varanasi: 'Chemistry with voters triumphed over poll math'; PM cautions analysts to see what trends indicate
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Narendra Modi in Varanasi: 'Chemistry with voters triumphed over poll math'; PM cautions analysts to see what trends indicate

Narendra Modi in Varanasi; Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi visited Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi and addressed party <em>karyakartas</em> to thank them and the voters for "reposing" faith in him and the party for the second consecutive time. After offering prayers at the Kashi Temple, the prime minister-elect, flanked by party chief Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, told the BJP workers that he was lucky to be contesting from Varanasi.

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 stories
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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 stories

Here 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

Narendra Modi roadshow: Security tightened across Varanasi, Amit Shah, Sushma Swaraj, Uddhav Thackeray, Nitish Kumar to attend
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Narendra Modi roadshow: Security tightened across Varanasi, Amit Shah, Sushma Swaraj, Uddhav Thackeray, Nitish Kumar to attend

Top BJP leaders including party president Amit Shah and other leaders of NDA including many chief ministers are expected to attend the roadshow going from Lanka near Banaras Hindu University to the Dashashwamedh Ghat via Godoliya.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives in Varanasi as part of her three-day boat journey in Uttar Pradesh
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives in Varanasi as part of her three-day boat journey in Uttar Pradesh

On last leg of her three-day boat journey in Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives in Varanasi today