Manoj Sinha (File Photo/IANS)

Manoj Sinha holds local administration responsible for Amritsar train tragedy

Varanasi : Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday held the local administration responsible for the Amritsar tragedy in which 59 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of the Dusshera effigy. “Had the local administration been cautious, the incident would have been avoided. The Railways was […]

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Modi to celebrate 68th birthday in Varanasi

Varanasi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday on September 17 in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, a district official in Uttar Pradesh said on Thursday. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has sent a tentative schedule to the district authorities, following which preparations for the visit is underway in the temple town. Modi […]

Probe begins into Varanasi flyover collapse

A probe into the collapse of underconstruction flyover in Varanasi in UP that claimed 15 lives began on Wednesday, officials said. A high-level committee constituted by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to probe the incident which also left many injured reached Varanasi to conduct the investigation. The team visited the mishap site and collected the details […]

18 killed in Varanasi flyover collapse

Varanasi : Eighteen persons were killed and several feared trapped after an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. News Agency ANI reported that 18 persons died in Varanasi under-construction flyover collapse incident. The death toll is expected to rise. ANI also reported that rescue and relief operations are underway […]