Tag: Varanasi

Priyaka Gandhi compares PM Modi to Duryodhana, says "will be defeated because of his ego"

Congress plans Priyanka Gandhi’s boat ride to Varanasi

Lucknow: In a unique initiative to connect with voters for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will travel from Prayagraj to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi from March 18 to 20. According to Congress leaders, Priyanka will take a boat ride from Prayagraj[Read More…]

Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run

Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run

New Delhi: The indigenously built, high-speed Vande Bharat Express began its first commercial run from here on Sunday as per schedule, a day after it suffered a break down while on its way to Delhi from Varanasi. The train left for Varanasi from the New Delhi Railway Station at 6[Read More…]

Who is going to win Uttar Pradesh? It’s not BJP

Uttar Pradesh, with its 80 Lok Sabha seats remains crucial to BJP’s plans to return to power in 2019. In 2014, with 73 seats out of 80 in Uttar Pradesh, it managed to form a single-party majority Government after 1984. Is BJP going to repeat its performance in 2019? Bua-[Read More…]

PM Modi to inaugurate two highways in Varanasi

PM Modi to inaugurate two highways in Varanasi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Monday one waterway and two national highways in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Sunday. The Prime Minister will inaugurate the ‘Inland Waterways Terminal’ on Ganga river and the ‘Ring Road and Babatpur Airport Road’ on Monday afternoon. “The[Read More…]

The journey of ‘Thumri Queen,’ Girija Devi!

The journey of ‘Thumri Queen,’ Girija Devi!

Gifted with a resonating magical voice that captivated the refined listeners of Hindustani classical music for generations, Girija Devi played a key part in popularising and raising the profile of Thumri – that gave her the appellation ‘Thumri Queen. Born on May 8, 1929, in Varanasi, to a zamindar, Ramdeo[Read More…]

Varanasi: BHU VC speaks on university violence

Varanasi: BHU VC speaks on university violence

A day after clashes broke out at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Vice-Chancellor, Girish Chandra Tripathi, on Sunday said that the administration had information that some “anti-social” elements may try to spoil the atmosphere of the university. “We had information that some anti-social elements will try to disturb the environment[Read More…]





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