Shiv Kumar Trivedi, a second-year BSc student at the BHU, was picked up by the police on 12 February and taken to the Lanka police station in Varanasi. He has been missing since then
For more than 1,700 miles, stretching from the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, the Ganga flows across the plains like a timeline of India's past, nourishing an extraordinary wealth of life.
Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: How Masaan confronts us with a truth caste norms would have us negate
In post-constitutional India, the meeting points of two castes or of people from two historically opposed castes, has become a vantage point for understanding the process of society’s democratisation.
Masaan turns 5: How Neeraj Ghaywan-Varun Grover’s film tries to break the cycle of caste, gender discrimination
Watching Masaan for the first time, it’s Vicky Kaushal who instantly impresses. He imbues the film with its narrative momentum, and walks away with all the compelling emotional bits.
Editors Guild of India slams FIR against journalist over report on PM’s adopted village, says it will 'seriously undermine’ media freedom
The Editors' Guild of India on Friday described as an "overreaction" the filing of an FIR in Uttar Pradesh against a journalist over a report on the impact of the coronavirus-induced lockdown on a village
UP Police books Scroll journalist over article on COVID-19 lockdown in Varanasi; website terms FIR 'attempt to silence independent journalism'
The Scroll article described the struggles of people living in Domari, a village which is a part of the prime minister's constituency.
Over 21 lakh migrant labourers have returned to Uttar Pradesh on 1,550 Shramik trains, says official; maximum workers from Gujarat, Maharashtra
More than 21 lakh migrant labourers have returned to Uttar Pradesh from different parts of the country on over 1,500 special trains so far
Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 1,300 Tablighi Jamaat attendees identified in Uttar Pradesh; maximum from Meerut and Varanasi
A total of 1,302 people, who attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, have been identified in Uttar Pradesh and around 1,000 of them have been quarantined
Coronavirus outbreak: Mahabharata war lasted 18 days, war against COVID-19 will take 21 days, says Narendra Modi
Referring to the 21-day lockdown imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the Mahabharata battle was won in 18 days while the war against coronavirus will take 21 days.
In Bishwanath Ghosh's Aimless in Banaras: Wanderings in India's Holiest City, the lesser-talked about darker aspects of the town comes to the fore, albeit at the cost of poorly-researched, error-ridden stories, and tired old clichés.
IRCTC defends move to reserve seat for Lord Shiva on inaugural run of Kashi Mahakal Express, says it was 'one-time affair' to seek blessings
The railways had reserved seat number 64 in coach B5 for Lord Shiva on the Kashi Mahakaal Express that will connect three jyotirlingas — Omkareshwar near Indore, Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain and Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi
Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Prime Minister unveils 63-foot statue of Deendayal Upadhyaya, flags off IRCTC's 'Maha Kaal Express'
Narendra Modi participated in the closing ceremony of the centenary celebrations of Shri Jagadguru Vishwaradhya Gurukul
Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to reach India tomorrow for 4-day visit; trade, defence, maritime talks on cards
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will undertake a four-day state visit to India and hold talks on a number of key areas including trade, defence and maritime security cooperation
NSUI trounces ABVP in student union elections at Varanasi's Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, wins all four seats
The Congress' NSUI has swept the student union polls in Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, defeating the rival ABVP candidates in all four crucial seats.
Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal for two days starting tomorrow to participate in sesquicentenary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust
On Saturday, Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation four refurbished heritage buildings in Kolkata to the nation
BHU professor Firoze Khan resigns from SVDV department following protests, to teach Sanskrit language at varsity's Arts Faculty
BHU professor Firoze Khan has resigned from his post at the Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan (SVDV) department and joined the Arts Faculty where he will teach Sanskrit.
Jitendra Kumar on his new TVF show Cheesecake, and striking gold with Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Kota Factory
Jitendra Kumar aka Jeetu hints The Viral Fever will come up with season 2 of hit show TVF Pitchers only when the start-up scene in India picks up again.
Two-month-old boy succumbs to burns suffered in KEM Hospital fire: Prince Rajbhar was being treated for heart ailment in Mumbai
Prince Rajbhar sustained serious burn injuries in the fire at the KEM Hospital on 6 November, after which, his left arm was amputated
BHU students continue protest against appointment of Muslim Sanskrit professor; varsity backs scholar, RSS calls opposition 'absurd'
The prestigious Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is in the midst of an unsavoury controversy as a group of students from the varsity's faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan (SVDV) are up in arms against the appointment of a Muslim Sanskrit scholar as their teacher