TWO MEN IN BENARES
Bhupen Khakhar's 1980s painting on homosexuality breaks record, sells at $3.2 mn in London
The artist first unveiled his 'Two Men in Benares' painting in Mumbai in 1986.
From sandesh to double ka meetha, Indian mithai is all about innovation and influences
Luxury mithai is being redefined with high-quality, ce...
These men and women will run India for the next 5 years
The 58 shades of Team Modi are unveiled in a US-style inauguration.
Modi frenzy in full play at Varanasi roadshow
PM Modi took two and a half hours to cover the seven kilometres route of his roadshow that began at Lanka area of the city.
Modi rides high on Brand Varanasi but not everyone’s cheering
The contrast between Varanasi and two other VIP constituencies in eastern UP, Amethi and Rae Bareli, is sharp.
Seeds of Sonbhadra row were sown in 1952
Five of the arrests were made on Wednesday within a few hours of the attack, which also left 20 people seriously injured.
How 'Kashi Warriors' keep BJP's campaign pot boiling in Varanasi
Beyond doubt, much has changed in Varanasi after PM Narendra Modi’s contested from here in 2014 and went on to become the prime minister of the country.
After Varanasi's mega road show, PM Narendra Modi performs Ganga aarti
PM Modi started his seven-kilometer roadshow by first garlanding the statue of Banaras Hindu University founder Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya.
Congress is a party for Muslim men: Narendra Modi
Modi said: "For the last two days I am hearing, that a naamdar leader (Rahul Gandhi) recently said that Congress is a party of Muslims. I'm not surprised."
Shop in Varanasi and get spoilt for choices
Few tourists are aware that cotton from Varanasi is one of the best, the quality equals that of Egyptian Cotton.
Election tourism: The new mantra for Varanasi travel industry
"Hotels are seeing a jump of about 40 per cent in booking despite being an off season here. This election has made all the difference this summer," Mishra said.
Varanasi offers many other delights to be savoured, apart from politics
Banarasis stayed unruffled and courteous, always willing to be a ready guide to their timeless city and its age-old history.
24 killed in stampede at Rajghat bridge near Varanasi
The stamped occurred when people were moving downward from the Rajghat bridge causing deaths of men and women.
How Narendra Modi won over Benares greats
On nomination day, Modi, master of symbolic gestures, touched Chhanulal Mishra's feet, made him sit as he stood.
Congress attacks Narendra Modi over Varanasi's 'pain'
"Modiji may have come here and declared that he has been called by 'Ma Ganga', but nothing has changed for the better for the river," says Ajit Singh.
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