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Varanasi News

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Varanasi to get water taxi service from June 15

A water taxi service is all set to be launched in the Ganga in Varanasi from June 15.

1 Jun 2023 4:15 am
UP: TD Law College teacher arrested for sodomising minor boy in Jaunpur

In their complaint, parents of minor boy, aged around 11, informed police that Singh dwelt in their colony of Jaunpur city area.

31 May 2023 10:08 pm
In bid to elope, runaway bride, lover die in road accident

Three persons including a girl, whose marriage was scheduled on Sunday, her lover and cousin brother were killed when their motorcycle collided with a truck near Sumatia village under the limits of Jigna police station in Mirzapur district on Saturday night.

29 May 2023 8:31 am
Prof seeking sexual favours from student suspended

The management of Tilakdhari Post Graduate College in Jaunpur on Sunday suspended with immediate effect history department in charge Dr Pradeep Singh, who was caught on camera seeking sexual favour from a girl student, a video of which taken by the girl herself was viral.

29 May 2023 8:30 am
Conversion racket busted in UP: 18 held, slum decked up like shrine

Among those held in the crackdown last week was alleged mastermind Sikandar from Barabanki. The police are now looking for those whom they had allegedly approached and managed to convert.

29 May 2023 2:14 am
Abu Salem's kin, 2 held in extortion case

Don Abu Salem's nephew Mohammad Arif and two others were nabbed by Azamgarh police in a case of extortion and land grabbing using forged documents. A resident of Chakla Paharpur of city Kotwali area of Azamgarh, Shabana Parveen lodged a complaint against Arif and her two relatives, Hena and her husband Salman, accusing them of using fake documents to grabbing her land and demanding extortion money.

27 May 2023 10:05 am
27 May 2023 8:35 am
Professor asks for sexual favours from student in UP's Jaunpur, video goes viral

According to reports, the girl herself recorded the conversation and uploaded it on social media to expose the teacher. Soon the video went viral on social media platforms showing the professor repeatedly asking the girl for favours and she politely denies.

26 May 2023 6:46 pm
Ramcharitmanas by BHU faculty makes it to Guinness

A Banaras Hindu University faculty member, Jagadeesh Pillai, has entered the Guinness fifth time from Varanasi.

26 May 2023 8:41 am
Three arrested for gangrape and unlawful conversion

The Mirzapur police has arrested Arif, Imroj Khan and Sahabuddin of Sultanpur district on the charges of gang rape of a married woman, her unlawful conversion and threatening and blackmailing her husband with her obscene video clips.

24 May 2023 11:03 am
7 Gyanvapi cases to be heard together: Court

Varanasi district judge Ajay Krishna Vishvesha on Monday ruled that seven civil cases related to Gyanvapi dispute, which are of the same nature and were transferred to his court from other courts in Varanasi, will be clubbed together and heard jointly by his court.

24 May 2023 6:30 am
Varanasi district court clubs all 8 Gyanvapi civil cases

District judge Ajay Krishna Vishvesha ruled on Tuesday that eight civil cases related to the Gyanvapi dispute would be clubbed together and heard jointly by his court. These cases are of the same nature and seven of them were transferred to his court from other courts in Varanasi, while the main case, involving the petition seeking permission to worship Shringar Gauri and other deities in the Gyanvapi compound, was already being heard by the district court as per the Supreme Courts directives.

24 May 2023 5:48 am
All seven Gyanvapi cases to be heard together, orders Varanasi district court

The Varanasi district court on Tuesday ordered that all the seven cases related to Gyanvapi will be heard together. All the seven cases related to the Gyanvapi case will now be heard simultaneously, Varanasi district judge ordered.

23 May 2023 3:04 pm
Pleas for Gyanvapi scientific survey not maintainable: AIM

The Gyanvapi mosque management committee, Anjuman Intezamia Masajid (AIM), on Monday filed its reply to the pleas seeking scientific investigation of the entire mosque compound, saying the three applications filed by nine plaintiffs were not maintainable as the Supreme Court had stayed the Allahabad high court order of May 12 to conduct a scientific survey of the purported 'Shivling' found in the complex.

23 May 2023 9:58 am
UP: Four drown as boat carrying 30 people capsizes in river Ganga in Ballia

At least four persons drowned when a boat with 30 people, mostly women and children, capsized in river Ganga near Maldepur area of Ballia district on Monday morning. Many families had gathered at Maldepur ghat to perform 'mundan' of their children. The boat is said to have capsized due to overloading.

22 May 2023 11:00 am