4 of family commit suicide in Varanasi

Varanasi: A middle-aged couple committed suicide along with their two teenaged children in Nachni Kuan locality in Varanasi on Friday. The couple informed the police before ending their lives. The bodies were found in two separate rooms when the police reached their house. A suicide note has been recovered from the house. IG Vijay Singh […]

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Priyanka slams PM over Section 144 in Varanasi

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Thursday, launched attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over imposition of Section 144 in the wake of protests over Citizenship law and National Register of Citizens. Priyanka attacked the PM for his claim that no one should fear from CAA and NRC by saying that Section […]

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Toddler separated from parents due to anti-CAA protests in Varanasi

New Delhi, Jan 1: A heart rendering story of a 14-month-old girl child in Varanasi whose life went topsy turvy because of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests has now found a voice in Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi. Priyanka Gandhi, who is on a combative spree these days, slammed the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar […]

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Announcements in southern languages at Varanasi station soon

Varanasi: The railway station in prime minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi will soon hear announcements in Tamil, Telegu, Malyalam and Kannada languages. The Railway is making special arrangements for the growing number of non-Hindi speaking people visiting the holy city. “Non- Hindi speakers, especially from South India are coming here in large numbers. A majority […]

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Swachh Survey: Lucknow ranks 150th, Varanasi also slips

Lucknow: The Charbagh railway station and Lucknow Junction have been ranked 150th and 109th among 700-odd railway stations in the country in a cleanliness survey conducted by Indian Railways and Quality Council of India. According to the survey report titled ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat’, released earlier this week, railway stations were given ranking on three […]