VARANASI

  • I hope PM Modi watches my film 'PK', says Aamir Khan December 8, 2014

    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan promoted his upcoming film 'PK' in Varanasi and hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will watch his film. "PM Modi is very busy with his work and I hope that he watches my film, says Khan. ...
  • Violence erupts again in Banaras Hindu University; 5 hostels evacuated November 22, 2014

    Varanasi: Five hostels were evacuated in Banaras Hindu University after students of two hostels clashed with each other on Saturday, the second day of the ongoing stalemate between varsity and students who want the earlier form of the students union to be brought back. A scuffle broke out again between a...
  • IB probe ordered into reports of security lapse during PM Modi's Varanasi visit November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerned over reports that many CCTV cameras were not functioning during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi, the Union Home Ministry has ordered a probe into the alleged security lapse. Intelligence Bureau has been asked to conduct the probe and find out whether the reports of CCTV...
  • MHA probes reports of security lapses during PM Modi's visit to varanasi November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has taken cognisance of security lapses during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his constituency of Varanasi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Intelligence Bureau to investigate reports of some CCTV cameras and monitors not functioning during the Prime Minister's visit. Modi reached Varanasi...
  • PM Modi picks up spade, takes forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' at Assi Ghat in Varanasi November 8, 2014

    Varanasi: On the second day of his visit to his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Assi Ghat, where he offered prayers and later joined a clean up drive. The PM reaffirmed his commitment to cleaning up the Ganga after taking up the initiative himself. He took...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Assi Ghat in Varanasi November 8, 2014

    On day 2 of his visit to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Assi Ghat. This was his first visit to his constituency after taking charge on May 16. He then took forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi visits Assi Ghat to offer prayers as a part of the Swachh Bharat campaign November 8, 2014

    Varanasi: On the second day of his visit to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Assi Ghat to participate in a puja on Saturday morning. The PM offered prayers at the ghat. The PM will later visit the Mata Amritanandmayi Hospital in Varanasi. On Friday, Modi addressed villagers in Jayapur...
  • PM Modi visits Assi Ghat as a part of his Clean Ganga initiative November 8, 2014

    09:08 AM: I have nominated nine people to clean up the ghat, as a part of the Swachh Bharat Campaign. The first one is Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, actor/politician Manoj Tiwari, Manu Sharma, cricketer Mohammed Kaif and Suresh Raina, comedian Raju Shrivastava, and singer Kailash Kher among others:...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 7, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Modi meets BJP workers in Varanasi, says India has begun to get its 'due' on world stage November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: On his first visit to Varanasi after being ellected as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi met the party workers and extended his gratitude for their support and hard work. Citing the era of "fractured verdicts" in the past few decades, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that it was only...
  • News 360: Indian Army admits mistake in Budgam firing, expresses regret over the incident November 7, 2014

    Terming the incident as a mistake, the Indian Army has taken responsibility for the Budgam firing in which two people were killed and two others were injured. "We take responsibility of incident. A mistake has taken place," GOC Northern Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda said. ...
  • Modi adopts Jayapur in Varanasi, exhorts people to make it an ideal village November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted Jayapur village in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, he pledged support to develop it and asked people to do their bit too to ensure that it becomes a better place. "I want to do a lot of work for Jayapur,...
  • Centre keen on developing eastern India, will revive ailing banks in region, says Modi in Varanasi November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday emphasised on the need to develop eastern parts of the country during his visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi for the first time after assuming office. Addressing weavers at Bada Lalpur where he laid the foundation stone of Trade Facilitation Centre, Modi said...
  • PM Modi in Varanasi, likely to announce mega projects November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: On his first visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after assuming power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday is likely to firm up plans for the development of the ancient temple town and lay the foundation stone of a trade facilitation centre for weavers. Modi arrived at the airport located...
  • Live: PM Narendra Modi addresses BJP workers in Varanasi November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi today for the first time after he assumed charge. ...
  • Watch: Preparations for Prime Minister's Varanasi visit November 7, 2014

    Varanasi is all decked up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is a member of the Lok Sabha from this temple town. ...
  • Varanasi: Excitement among Jayapur residents after PM announces adoption of the village November 6, 2014

    PM Modi to visit his constituency Varanasi on Friday. This will be Modi's first visit to Varanasi after taking charge as the PM. Narendra Modi will be adopting Jayapur village under his Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 6, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Manohar Parrikar accepts Modi's Cabinet offer, says country bigger than state November 6, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to join the Union Cabinet and will move to Delhi. Parrikar could get the charge of the Defence Ministry which is currently held by Arun Jaitley as an additional charge along with the Finance Ministry portfolio. ...
  • PM Modi visits Varanasi for the first time after assuming office November 6, 2014

    Varanasi (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi who won the Lok Sabha elections by a huge margin from Varanasi visited his constituency on Friday for the first time after assuming charge. Preparations are in full swing and tight security is in place in the ancient temple town where Modi is expected to...
  • Nita Ambani celebrates birthday in Varanasi, offers special prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple November 1, 2014

    Varanasi: Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani visited Varanasi with her family on the occasion of her birthday. The family offered special prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple and later went to Dashashwamedh Ghat for the Ganga Aarti. Cricket stars and Bollywood celebrities were also on the guest list for the...
  • PM Modi to lay foundation stone for trade centre in Varanasi October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Foundation stone for a trade facilitation centre and a crafts museum will be laid in Varanasi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to his Lok Sabha constituency on November 7, first since assuming the top post, as part of giving a fillip to its development. The decision...
  • Kyoto deputy mayor to visit Varanasi on Thursday October 29, 2014

    Varanasi: The deputy mayor of Kyoto, Kenichi Ogasawara, will visit Varanasi on Thursday in order to discuss with officials plans for developing the temple town on the lines of the Japanese city. The visit comes in the wake of a Sister City Partnership Agreement which was recently signed between Kyoto...
  • PM Modi's two-day trip to Varanasi postponed due to cyclone Hudhud October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of cyclone Hudhud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi postponed his two-day trip to his constituency of Varanasi. His visit to Varanasi was scheduled for Tuesday and a new date will be announced later. Modi was briefed about the situation in Andhra Pradesh and...
  • UP: Trains collide near Gorakhpur, 12 dead, 45 injured October 1, 2014

    Gorakhpur: At least 12 people killed and 45 others were injured when two speeding passenger trains collided near Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday night, a railway official said. The Krishak Express and Lucknow Barauni Express collided at the Gorakhpur Cantt Station late Tuesday night. According to Railway authorities, the death...
  • 100 days of Modi government: A ground report from Varanasi September 3, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days, we checked what has changed for Varanasi, his constituency. Our correspondent Priyanka Dube reports from the ground. ...
  • What best describes PM Modi's 100 days in power? September 3, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in office, CNNIBN takes views from across the country over the Modi government's 100 days. ...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Several plans to revamp Varanasi but no changes yet September 3, 2014

    Varanasi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in office, his constituency Varanasi is getting ready for a facelift. With proposals for AIIMS, ring road, new flyovers, Ganga cleaning, Varanasi is in for a drastic change. "Rs 1000 crore ring road scheme has been approved, 56 flyovers have been sanctioned,"...