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Varanasi court orders ASI to survey Gyanvapi Mosque next to Kashi Vishwanath Temple

A Varanasi court has directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to carry out a physical survey of the city’s Gyanvapi Mosque that is located next to the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The direction from the court came in response to a three-decade-old petition. The petitioner, advocate VS Rastogi, had contended that Mughal emperor Aurangzeb...

4 arrested in UP for putting PM Modi’s office on sale on OLX

In a bizarre incident, four people in Uttar Pradesh have been arrested for putting up Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi office for sale on an online platform. Notably, PM Modi has been elected to the Lok Sabha from the Varanasi constituency. He is representing the constituency since 2014. The police said the accused had taken...

PM Modi again justifies new farm laws in Varanasi as farmers’ protest enters 5th day

At a time when the Centre is struggling to put an end to the massive protests launched by the farmers against the Centre’s newly enacted farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday once again tried to justify the need for the new farm laws. He was speaking at an event in his constituency Varanasi....

2 found dead in Shramik Train from Mumbai that reached Varanasi today

Two people were found dead in a train that arrived from Mumbai in Varanasi on Wednesday. The Shramik Special train that arrived at Manduadih station in Varanasi had 1500 passengers on board. Officials said the bodies were found after all other passengers had alighted from the train. One of those found dead was a disabled...