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Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): The political drama refuses to die down in the Samajwadi Party as Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Sunday alleged that he received death threat from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle and mentor Ram Gopal Yadav.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 12 (ANI): In a bid to promote sanitation program in Varanasi, the Municipal Corporation has come up with a filmy idea by putting up posters of Amitabh Bachchan films with a cleanliness message on it .

Mumbai, (Maharashtra), [India], Jan. 11 (ANI): A woman, around 34-years-old, died while traveling to Varanasi from Mumbai, in a Spicejet flight SG 704.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 5 (ANI): Japan has decided to assist India with the development of Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi as smart cities.

Varanasi (UP) [India], Jan. 5 (ANI): Bird watchers and tourists flocked in Varanasi to observe migratory birds that have arrived to escape the extreme cold of their Arctic home grounds.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 25 (ANI): Devotees seeking a dip in the River Ganges in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, have been permitted to make digitized donations during "Ganga Aarti" to overcome the existing cash crunch.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the country is moving towards the best health care system and the need of the hour is to provide quality and affordable healthcare to the people, especially to the poor.

New Delhi [India], Dec.22 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should look at his mirror image before making any allegation, adding that the latter gives patronage to big corporate leaders.

New Delhi/Bahraich/Varanasi [India], Dec. 22 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is an expert in giving false statements, should introspect rather than come up with baseless assertions quoting dialogues of Hindi films.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a potshot at the former prime minister Manmohan Singh for his disagreement over demonetisation, saying that by raising objections, the latter is exposing his own misdeeds.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation of Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Cancer Hospital and a Centenary Super Specialty Hospital at Benaras Hindu University (BHU) campus in Varanasi today.

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 6 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court will on Tuesday announce the verdict on petition challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 5(ANI): Five shehnais and other mementoes of Late Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan went missing from his residence on Sunday night.

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 5 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgment on a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on Monday.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that unlike other sectors, Gem and Jewellery sector has direct impact on job creation.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Nov. 21 (ANI): The weavers community in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, is facing a tough time after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1,000 currency notes.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov. 20 (ANI): After Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to demonetise Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000, several prospective brides have been fuming since their marriage plans were adversely affected, but one family in the Prime Minister's constituency of Varanasi is thankful to the former for ensuring their daughter's marriage.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov. 20 (ANI): In wake of the problems faced by common people after the demonetisation of high currency notes, a unique Anaj Bank in Varanasi is distributing grains as currency to the people.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct. 30 (ANI): A special Ganga "Aarti" dedicated to the valour and sacrifice of Indian Armed Forces, was held with full fervour today on the occasion of Diwali in the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct. 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today visit his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi where he will launch a number of projects including a 1,500-km-long gas pipeline costing Rs. 51,000 crore.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct. 23 (ANI): Taking a strong note to the current all-out war within the Samajwadi Party family, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel on Sunday said the party has now proven that it's incapable of ruling Uttar Pradesh any more, adding that if there is an alteration to the corruption of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the hooliganism of the Samajwadi Party, then it is the coalition of Apna Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

New Delhi [India], Oct. 19 (ANI): Arjun Kapoor, who is busy shooting for his upcoming film 'Half Girlfriend' in Varanasi, recently shared a beautiful picture of him standing along the ghats of Pushkar lake.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Congress' chief ministerial candidate in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election Sheila Dikshit on Monday blamed the state administration for the killing of 24 people in the Varanasi stampede during a sabha of Baba Jai Gurdev.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party on Sunday said the careless attitude of the authorities led to the unfortunate stampede in Varanasi, adding the state government will take all steps to punish the guilty.

New Delhi [India], Oct. 16(ANI): The Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday blamed the Uttar Pradesh administration for the killing of 24 people in the Varanasi stampede during a sabha of Baba Jai Gurdev and demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

New Delhi [India], Oct. 16 (ANI): President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday wrote to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, condoling the loss of lives in a stampede in Varanasi yesterday.

Congress condoles Varanasi stampede
Updated: Oct 16, 2016 08:22 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed his sadness over the Varanasi stampede incident, where 19 people lost their lives.

PM Modi condoles Varanasi stampede deaths
Updated: Oct 15, 2016 16:44 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed his condolences on the loss of lives in a stampede during Baba Jai Gurdev's sabha in Varanasi today.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct. 15 (ANI): At least 19 people, including 15 women, were reported killed in a stampede during Baba Jai Gurdev's sabha in Varanasi today.

New Delhi [India], Oct 7 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): The 32nd India Carpet Expo and 12th in Varanasi which was inaugurated by Virendra Singh, Member of Parliament Bhadohi and Prof. Yadunath Prasad Dubey, Vice-Chancellor, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi in the gracious presence of Ravindra Jaiswal, M.L.A. Varanasi and Zahid Jamal Beg, M.L.A. Bhadohi in the Ground of Sampurnanand Sanskrit University Ground at Varanasi concluded today after four days of hectic business activities.