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Tension in BHU after Savarkar’s photo defaced, heavy police force deployed

Varanasi: Tension prevailed on the campus of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday after a photograph of nationalist leader Veer Savarkar was defaced. The incident took place in the political science department where photographs of several nationalist leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, adorn the walls. The incident came to light on Tuesday morning […]

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UP: Muslim men help in Hindu girl’s cremation, chant ‘Ram Naam Satya Hai’

Varanasi (1 MIN READ): In a rare gesture, a group of Muslim men not only carried the body of a 19-year-old Hindu girl on their shoulders for cremation in Varanasi but also chanted “Ram naam satya hai’ along the way. The incident took place in the city’s Harhua Deeh area. The girl, Soni succumbed to malaria […]

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Modi slams ‘professional pessimists’ for criticizing government’s vision

Varanasi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that those criticizing his government’s vision of making India a $5 trillion economy were “professional pessimists”. “There are certain people who are questioning why the government has set such a target, what is the need, why all this is being done? These people should be called professional […]

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Chemistry defeated arithmetic in elections: Modi

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that chemistry had managed to defeat arithmetic in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. “Elections are all about arithmetic but there is chemistry that goes beyond arithmetic. This time chemistry has defeated arithmetic,” he said while addressing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers at a thanksgiving function in Varanasi. “Some […]