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Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar.7 (ANI): Casting aside allegations that he was present at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's road show in Varanasi, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) vice-chancellor G.C. Tripathi on Tuesday said that he was being targetted because of the position he holds and added that some people are 'maligning' the image of the office.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 7 (ANI): Ahead of the seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday thanked the people of Varanasi for their support given to the Samajwadi Party's road show and added that it was this response that forced the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to conduct more such shows.

New Delhi [India] Mar. 7 (ANI): Lashing out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah for stating that the revelation made by Pakistan's former national security advisor Mahmud Ali Durrani on the Mumbai 26/11 terror attack was a result of the Centre's diplomacy, the Congress on Tuesday said that taking credit for such a development especially during the time of elections is purely shocking.

Onboard [India], Mar. 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's massive campaign in his constituency Varanasi garnered criticism from the opposing leaders who called it an 'act of desperation' and highly 'unbecoming of the Prime Minister of the nation'.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the Samajwadi Party of criminalising Uttar Pradesh, citing they had turned police stations into their party offices.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Mar. 6 (ANI): After visiting the Gadhwa Ghat Ashram in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday headed to Ramnagar where he paid floral tribute to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar. 6 (ANI): Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his grand roadshows in Varanasi, the Samajwadi Party on Monday said the victory of Chief Minister Akhilesh Minister lies in the fact that the Prime Minister of the country had to relegate himself to campaign for votes in every small part of the city.

PM Modi visits Gadhwa Ghat Ashram, offer prayers
Updated: Mar 06, 2017 12:28 IST

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Mar. 6 (ANI): A day after his grand road show in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Gadhwa Ghat Ashram here, where he offered prayers and fed cows.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar. 6 (ANI): Ahead of the seventh phase of the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party on Monday targetted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his grand road shows in Varanasi and quipped that the victory of Chief Minister Akhilesh Minister lies in the fact that the Prime Minister of the country has relegated himself to campaign for votes in every small part of the city.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 6 (ANI): Asserting its stand on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his grand road show in Varanasi, the Congress on Sunday stated that attempts were being made to cover up the issue.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the Communist Party of India (Marxist) saying its government in West Bengal destroyed the state with all the social evils overpowering it.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): With an intention of pinching the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a verbal attack, saying the Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) believe in 'kuch ka saath kuch ka vikas.'

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday wrote to the Election Commission (EC) demanding an investigation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's roadshow held in Varanasi yesterday.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday began his road show for the second consecutive day in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi to ensure that the BJP emerges victorious in the assembly polls.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 5 (ANI): Downplaying reports of a non-bailable warrant issued against rape-accused Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday dubbed the entire episode as hoax and said all this hysteria has been created by the Akhilesh Yadav-led government to fool the people.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): After putting up a massive road show in Varanasi yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to hold a roadshow here again on Sunday ahead of the last phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls on March 8.

Bengaluru(Karnataka) [India], Mar. 05 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Congress-Samajwadi Party's Varanasi roadshow, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the opponent parties are wasting time by campaigning in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'home turf'.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 05 (ANI): Mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Varanasi roadshow, the Shiv Sena on Sunday said it is funny that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not have a chief ministerial candidate.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 05 (ANI): Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for visiting temple during his Varanasi road show, the Congress on Sunday said doing politics over 'worship' doesn't suit his stature.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's road show in Varanasi, Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha on Saturday asserted that the former did not do the right thing by taking out a road show.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Firing a fresh salvo against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday charged the former with having the capability of confusing buttermilk with bhaang.

Varanasi [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Wooing the electorate in his constituency here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that he has made Kashi his 'Karya Kshetra' so that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can regain the pride of the region, which has lost its shine under the current Samajwadi Party (SP) Government.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his wife Dimple Yadav offered their prayers at the temple.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Following, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's road show in Varanasi, the Samajwadi Party on Saturday called the act 'shameful'.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati today mocked the road show of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi, saying these were only attended and witnesses by on lookers in Varanasi.

Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Mar. 4 (ANI): Targetting the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday cautioned the opposition to refrain from politicizing the surgical strikes by the Indian Army last year.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday held a road show in Varanasi on the sidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): The Congress Party on Saturday asked the Election Commission to register an FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for allegedly violating the model code for holding a roadshow in Varanasi without the required permit from the authorities.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): As the politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh gets ready for the penultimate phase of polling in the ongoing Assembly elections, the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance is leaving no stone unturned to ensure their popularity amongst the voters.

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his massive road show by offering prayers at the Kaal Bhairav temple here.