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'Tented city' in the works to accommodate more Kashi visitors

VARANASI, Dec. 5 -- Soon, people visiting Varanasi for Dev Deepawali or on other occasions will no longer confront 'no-occupancy' of rooms at hotels and guest houses as the district administration is ... Read More


Alleging police harassment, Kashi boatsmen observe daylong strike

VARANASI, Dec. 2 -- Boatsmen in Kashi went on a day-long strike on Thursday. They claimed the strike was in protest against the harassment meted out by the police. "Police is blaming us for the recen... Read More


rRs.r10 crore property owned by Vijay Mishra's kin attached

VARANASI, Nov. 30 -- In another action against jailed muscleman politician Vijay Mishra under the Gangster Act, the Bhadohi police on Tuesday attached property worth Rs.10.92 crore owned by his son, d... Read More


Plea seeking case against Akhilesh, Owaisi: Varanasi court to start hearing from Dec 6

VARANASI, Nov. 30 -- Additional chief judicial magistrate-V Ujjwal Upadhyaya will from December 6 start hearing the petition seeking filing of a case against Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Ya... Read More


U.P.: Boat capsizes in Ganga in Varanasi, all 34 passengers rescued

VARANASI, Nov. 26 -- A major tragedy was averted on Saturday as all 34 passengers from Andhra Pradesh on-board a damaged boat, which capsized in the Ganga at Dashashwamedh Ghat here, were rescued, pol... Read More


Ballia ambulance driver gives injection to patient; doctor gets notice

VARANASI, Nov. 26 -- Health officials in Ballia have sought an explanation from the in-charge doctor of the district hospital's emergency ward and paramedic staff after the video of an ambulance drive... Read More


Varanasi Nagar Nigam to slap fine in dog bite cases

VARANASI, Nov. 25 -- In view of spate in the dog bite cases, the Varanasi Nagar Nigam has announced fine of Rs.500 on the dog owner if their pet bites, whereas in case of unregistered pet, the fine am... Read More


Kashi-Tamil Sangamam opportunity to celebrate centuries-old bond: Yogi

VARANASI, Nov. 20 -- The Kashi-Tamil Sangamam will play a pivotal role in buttressing the centuries-old cultural ties between Varanasi and Tamil Nadu and will revive the spiritual and religious links ... Read More


CM Yogi Adityanath launches 233 projects worth rRs.r575 cr in Sonebhadra

VARANASI, Nov. 15 -- Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday inauguratedlaid the foundation stones of around 223 projects worth Rs.575 crores in Sonbhadra district and projected the BJP government a... Read More


Varanasi gets its first smart bus shelter

VARANASI, Nov. 15 -- Minister for energy and urban development, AK Sharma, inaugurated the city's first smart bus shelter, on Monday, calling it a major boost to transport infrastructure. "The smart ... Read More