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Only ‘criminals’ shot dead in encounters: UP minister after Lucknow techie death

'Everyone will get justice... There will be no politics of appeasement. Those who commit mistakes will be punished,' the minister said.

30 Sep 2018 10:11 AM

Unable to meet PM Modi, 'upset' woman sets bus on fire in Varanasi

Vandana, secretary of the Poorvanchal Jan Andolan Samiti, went to the Varanasi bus stand at around 11 am and boarded a state-run Volvo bus.

19 Sep 2018 7:38 PM

You are my 'maalik': PM Modi launches projects worth over Rs 550 cr in Varanasi

As a Varanasi MP, it is my responsibility to give you an account of every rupee spent and work done by me as Lok Sabha member, Modi said.

18 Sep 2018 6:14 PM

Locals married off two frogs in Varanasi to appease God of rain

As per organisers, the ceremony was arranged to please Indra, the God of rain, in return for much-needed respite from soaring temperatures.

24 Jun 2018 2:29 PM

Sons preserve woman's body for months to withdraw pension in UP

The body was recovered from store room after the neighbours informed the cops about a foul smell emanating from the house.

23 May 2018 7:17 PM


16 dead as under construction flyover collapses in Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief and directed administration to speed up rescue operation.

15 May 2018 6:57 PM

UP: Lover's family calls over 20-yr-old man, thrashes him to death

The girl's family members called the man to meet and after he reached, they thrashed him and threw him on roadside in unconscious state.

10 May 2018 1:13 PM

Dalit girl refuses to share mobile number, man sets her on fire in UP

The neighbours, who gathered after hearing the girl's cry, extinguished the fire, and nabbed the accused while he was trying to flee.

09 May 2018 7:45 PM

UP woman, 5-yr-old son robbed, thrown off running train; locals come to rescue

A case has been registered against unknown person and investigations have begun, police said.

03 May 2018 6:40 PM

BHU disallowed play glorifying Nathuram Godse from fest: probe committee

A group of students from BHU approached police demanding a sedition case after a video clip of the performance went viral on social media.

18 Mar 2018 8:01 PM


School didn’t pay heed: Varanasi teen kills self after being molested by senior

The police said that the victim killed herself by consuming poison.

25 Feb 2018 10:48 AM

Those unhappy with India's global rise, spreading lies in society: RSS chief

Addressing RSS volunteers in Varanasi, Mohan Bhagwat said the society had to be made aware of this 'anti-India ploy'.

21 Feb 2018 7:56 AM

Exam questions on triple talaq, halala, Alauddin Khilji in BHU triggers row

The students alleged that the university administration was trying to impose a particular ideology through education.

10 Dec 2017 1:44 PM

Army not at a shortage of arms: General Bipin Rawat

Earlier on Friday, Rawat visited the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi with his family and prayed for the safety of soldiers on borders.

10 Nov 2017 12:24 PM

Days after BHU violence, student dragged, slapped by male classmate

The varsity authorities have been facing a cascade of criticism over allegations of eve-teasing on the campus.

05 Oct 2017 8:45 PM


After BHU molestation, VC goes on leave citing personal reasons

Last week, Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said that he will ‘resign’ if he is asked to proceed on leave.

02 Oct 2017 5:45 PM

Annoyed over constant crying, father slits five-year-old daughter's throat in Pune

The officer said that on the day of the incident, the accused's wife had gone to the farm while he was at home with his daughter.

29 Sep 2017 10:16 AM

BHU appoints 1st woman chief proctor after predecessor resigns

'She is the first woman in varsity's history to hold the post and also heads the women grievance cell,' a BHU official said.

28 Sep 2017 8:18 PM

BHU chief proctor resigns, takes 'moral responsibility' for incidents

Professor O N Singh submitted his resignation letter to the Vice Chancellor, Girish Chandra Tripathi.

27 Sep 2017 8:57 AM

BHU admin treated student's complaint insensitively: Nitin Gokarn

The Varanasi Commissioner said the treatment of the complaint was revealed after the preliminary investigation.

26 Sep 2017 5:40 PM