Varanasi

Type: City
Name: Varanasi
Country: India
Latitude: 25.32
Longitude: 83.010002
population: 1,164,520
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 8 mins ago - 2 reports

Fresh trouble for Kejriwal: Ansari extends support to BJP, says 'Muslims will be safe if Modi becomes PM'

Lucknow/Varanasi: Troubles seem to be increasing manifold for Aam Aadmi Party Varanasi candidate Arvind Kejriwal as Quami Ekta Dal leader and jailed don Mukhtar Ansari's elder brother Afzal Ansari has extended his support to Narendra Modi , saying the ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - 8 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 4 reports

Madan Mohan Malviya's grandson among Modi's proposers in Varanasi

Varanasi: Former Justice Giridhar Malviya, the grandson of freedom fighter and BHU founder Madan Mohan Malviya, will be one of he proposers for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi when he files his nomination from Varanasi ... [Published IBNLive India News - 15 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan’s family refuses support to any political party in Varanasi

Late shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah KhanBismillah Khan's son Zamin Hussain Bismillah has said that he wants to keep the family away from politics.According to media reports, some BJP functionaries had approached the music maestro’s family to be a proposer ... [Published Jagran Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

4/21/2014: Nation: 1,562 teams for every poll booth, BJP revs up battle for Varanasi

VARANASI: With Narendra Modi all set to file his nomination from Varanasi on April 24, the BJP has finalised its last-hour booth management and mass-contact programmes to ensure the victory of its prime ministerial candidate. The saffron party has... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 12 reports

Modi gets Ansari support in Varanasi

Published:Quami Ekta Dal leader and jailed mafia don Mukhtar Ansari's elder brother Afzal Ansari has extended his support to Narendra Modi, saying the Muslims would remain safe under the BJP prime ministerial candidate in the country."The country needs ... [Published Mail Online UK - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 5 reports

Flooded with 50,000 political volunteers, Varanasi become...

Parties deploy over 50,000 volunteers, make Varanasi poll capital Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 2:20pm IST | Place: Varanasi | Agency: PTI Tweet Varanasi RNA Research & Archives The ghats and gali s of Benaras have always been familiar with hordes of locals ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 4 reports

SP nominee, seven others file poll papers

VARANASI: Samajwadi Party candidate Kailash Chaurasia and seven others filed nominations in the city on Saturday.After the show of strength by Congress candidate Ajay Rai on the inaugural day of nomination on Thursday, all eyes were on the procession ... [Published Times of India - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 4 reports

Kamla Kinnar files nomination from Varanasi against Modi

Varanasi, April 19 (ANI): Kamla Kinnar becomes the first eunuch to enter the poll fray from Narendra Modi's constituency in Varanasi for 2014 general elections after the Supreme Court recognised... ... [Published Sify - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 3 reports

Modi to file nomination from Varanasi on 24th April

Christians across the world are celebrating Easter on Sunday with great religious fervour.DD News,Copernicus MargNew Delhi-110001Phone No. :Designed and maintained by National Informatics Centre(NIC) ... [Published DDI News - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 28 reports

Probe gunrunning charge against Ajay Rai, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s point man in Uttar Pradesh, Amit Shah, on Saturday demanded a probe into allegations linking the Congress candidate in Varanasi Ajay Rai with illegal arms trade.In his first public appearance after the Election Commission ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 17 reports

Modi to file nomination for Varanasi seat on April 24

The BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would file his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on April 24, his close aide Amit Shah said today. Modi would file his nomination on April 24 after which “the BJP wave would turn into ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Ashutosh to campaign for Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi

Ashutosh RNA Research & ArchivesThe journalist-turned-politician, Aam Aadmi Party's spokesperson Ashutosh, is in Varanasi to campaign for AAP leader and Lok Sabha candidate from Varanasi Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh left from Delhi for Varanasi on Friday ... [Published DNA India - Apr 19 2014]

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The report stated that Afzal had claimed "Out of 27 Lok Sabha seats on both sides of the Ghaghra river in eastern UP, the BJP would win 24 seats."
"We are voters. My father has never done this, so how can we do it now? We are artists and I want to become like my father. We want to stay away from politics" Zamin said
"Now that it's election time, candidates will definitely come seeking votes. They have to spell out their plans on protecting the handloom heritage of Sualkuchi. Today, the weaving industry is in dire straits because of the lack of a strong policy to protect us on part of the state government" Sualkuchi-based activist, Kanaklal Choudhury said
"We have expressions of interest from faraway places like Poland and Ukraine" Political Tours director Nicolas Wood said

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Fresh trouble for Kejriwal: Ansari extends supp... [Published Daily Bhaskar - 8 mins ago]
Madan Mohan Malviya's grandson among Modi's pro... [Published IBNLive India News - 15 mins ago]
Bismillah Khan's family refuses to back Modi [Published India Today - 31 mins ago]
Sualkuchi silk weavers ask candidates for justice [Published Times of India - 33 mins ago]
Modi factor unites Ansari & Congress? [Published TimesNow.tv - 43 mins ago]
Bismillah Khan's family refuses to become Naren... [Published Samaylive - 1 hour ago]
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BJP's Modi Millstone, Congress' Gandhi Burden [Published Kashmir Times - 2 hours ago]
Indian polls: Many careers at stake [Published Frontier Post - 2 hours ago]
Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan’s family refuses... [Published Jagran Post - 2 hours ago]
Bismillah Khan`s kin refuse to take sides in Va... [Published zeenews.com - 3 hours ago]
4/21/2014: Nation: 1,562 teams for every poll b... [Published Hindustan Times - 3 hours ago]
Varanasi: Ustad Bismillah Khan's family refuses... [Published IBNLive India News - 3 hours ago]
Kumar Vishwas is One Among You: Kejriwal [Published New Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
4/21/2014: Comment: Arvind Kejriwal is being un... [Published Hindustan Times - 6 hours ago]
4/21/2014: NATION: BJP finalises its booth plan... [Published Hindustan Times - 6 hours ago]
Job Hopping Just for Kicks [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
Lok Sabha election: Agents strike gold with pol... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
Kejriwal faces anger in Amethi: Female hecklers... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
BJP’s ideology is Godse’s: Anil Shastri [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 7 hours ago]
Invented tradition and the religion of the anci... [Published BBC - 8 hours ago]
Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan’s family decline... [Published Daily Bhaskar - 8 hours ago]
Lok Sabha candidates share agenda for Lucknow [Published Times of India - 9 hours ago]
Modi gets Ansari support in Varanasi [Published Mail Online UK - 9 hours ago]
MODI IS FACING A TOUGH FIGHT IN VARANASI [Published The Echo Of India - 9 hours ago]
Delhi Confidential: Who’ll be fm? [Published Indian Express - 9 hours ago]
‘Bring in a revolution, defeat Rahul, Modi’ [Published Indian Express - 10 hours ago]
Sonia Rahul ignored Amethi Kejriwal [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
BJP's master strategist made UP unit battle-rea... [Published Business Standard India - 10 hours ago]
Varanasi weavers wait for visit from a ‘secular... [Published Indian Express - 10 hours ago]
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India’s Antigraft Figher Takes on Opposition Le... [Published TIME.com - Apr 18 2014]
Congested and crisscrossed by narrow and often dark lanes, Varanasi’s air is a mix of wood smoke and incense. The green-brown Ganges, the busy colorful bazaars, the morning bathers and the nightly oil lamps make this picturesque place a draw for tourists ...
India’s Antigraft Figher Takes on Opposition Le... [Published The China Blog - Apr 18 2014]
Congested and crisscrossed by narrow and often dark lanes, Varanasi’s air is a mix of wood smoke and incense. The green-brown Ganges, the busy colorful bazaars, the morning bathers and the nightly oil lamps make this picturesque place a draw for tourists ...
India’s Antigraft Figher Takes on Opposition Le... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 18 2014]
Congested and crisscrossed by narrow and often dark lanes, Varanasi’s air is a mix of wood smoke and incense. The green-brown Ganges, the busy colorful bazaars, the morning bathers and the nightly oil lamps make this picturesque place a draw for tourists ...
In nature, death is not defeat [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 17 2014]
Eva Saulitis in Orion Magazine: FOR TWENTY-SIX SEPTEMBERS I’ve hiked up streams littered with corpses of dying humpbacked salmon. It is nothing new, nothing surprising, not the stench, not the gore, not the thrashing of black humpies plowing past ...
India’s political heartland: Riding the wave [Published The Economist - Asia - Apr 16 2014]
Modi: not yet a coronationVARANASI, a city of 1.5m by the Ganges river some 800km (500 miles) south-east of Delhi, offers much for gawping visitors. A dusk boat ride is accompanied by near naked sadhus splashing in the sacred, filthy water. Funeral ...
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