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'Pro-poor' PM Modi launches eco-friendly boats, e-rickshaws in Varanasi

Accusing the erstwhile Congress governments of pursuing "vote bank politics", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took potshots at Nehru-Gandhi family and reached out to the numerically......

Swaraj meets Russian acid attack victim's mother

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on met mother of a 23-year-old Russian woman who was attacked with acid in Varanasi in November last year and assured her of severe punishment to the guilty.......

PHOTOS: Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi; break 4-centuries-old taboo

A splurge of colours marked Holi for Vrindavan and the widows of Varanasi, as over a thousand of them broke the 400-year-old tradition and celebrated the festival within the precincts of the......

Student roughed up at PM Modi's Banaras Hindu University event

A student who shouted out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi was beaten up allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party activists. The student, identified as......

Modi, Kejriwal to face-off in Varanasi again

Just as they did during the general elections of 2014, Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal will clash in Varanasi on February 22 when the two of them will attend the celebrations of the birth......

Mysuru cleanest; Varanasi among dirtiest Indian cities

Image: People attend the annual Dussehra celebration in Mysore. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/Reuters The January 2016 survey looked at only 73 cities. Mysuru continues to be the cleanest city in......

Varanasi villagers blame Coca-Cola for water scarcity

Central Ground Water Authority declared Arajiline block, where the bottling plant in located, as "over exploited" in 2011 Eighteen village councils in Uttar Pradesh are demanding a local Coca-Cola......

No Achche Din for Varanasi's traditional handloom weavers

As India's top designers including Tarun Tahiliani, Vikram Phadnis, David Abraham, Rohit Bal, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Wendell Rodricks gather in Varanasi today to try and give a boost to the......

Modi's IT plans suffer from power cuts, congestion and monkeys!

Bringing some order to India's chaotic cities with technology is a daunting task.  Image: Varanasi is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. Photograph: Parth Sanyal/Reuters     As......

Zuckerberg 'likes' Modi's Varanasi post

During their meeting in October, Modi had discussed the Swachh Bharat campaign with Zuckerberg. Little less than six months after Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg had met Prime......

Censor Board bans Sunny Deol's film on Varanasi's dark side

Censor Board member Dr Chandraprakash Diwedi’s Mohalla Assi, which reportedly pokes fun at the commercialisation of the Holy city of Varanasi, has been banned. Interestingly, the film’s......

The beautiful story of Lady Ganga

With her final act, paddleboarding from Rishikesh to Varanasi during the last months of her battle with cancer, Michele Baldwin fought for the promise of life. Filmmaker Frederic Lumiere tells......
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This Video On Child Trafficking And Prostitution In Varanasi Will Scar Your Soul

I see very young girls coming into brothels. They are not straightaway brought to the red light district. They are kept in a transit place where... ...

http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/31627-this-video-on-child-trafficking-and-prostitution-in-varanasi-will-scar-your-soul.html
From Queen to Rani

She was a knee-high six-year-old moppet when she recited Subhadra Kumari Chauhan's poem Jhansi Ki Rani, describing the life of Rani Lakshmibai, for... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/entertainment/bollywood/From-Queen-to-Rani/articleshow/53370323.cms
Trash skimmers at high rates for Ganga cleaning?

The Centre may end up spending more on its river surface cleaning programme, part of their ambitious Namami Gange project, by hiring trash skimmers... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/trash-skimmers-high-rates-ganga-cleaning-153
A bid to link out-of-state Maharashtrians

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to take an initiative to connect Maharashtrian people living in other states to the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/bid-link-out-state-maharashtrians-105
Leaders organised a padayatra demanding AIIMS to be built in the city

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/varanasi-leaders-organised-a-padayatra-demanding-aiims-to-be-built-in-the-city-2933232/

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