VARANASI

  • 'No bigger sin' that female foeticide, says PM Modi 15 hours 58 minutes ago

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace. "In a country where...
  • Modi launches new teachers' training new scheme, aims to to export top-class faculty across the world 16 hours 40 minutes ago

    Varanasi: Aiming to to export top-class teachers across the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mooted introducing a five-year training course after schooling for those aspiring to pursue a career in teaching. The Prime Minister said, "India has a tremendous responsibility towards the world in the 21st century, which...
  • Watch: PM Modi wields broom to take forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' 17 hours 33 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielded a broom and took forward 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' in Varanasi. This is his second visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after becoming the prime minister and he has nominated nine people to forward his cleanliness drive. ...
  • PM Modi nominates Kapil Sharma, Saurav Ganguly, Kiran Bedi for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' 17 hours 55 minutes ago

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group...
  • Live: Railways not a means to travel, but the backbone of India's development, says Modi 19 hours 56 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi and he will attend a number of programmes on the occasion of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 90th birthday. It is Modi's second visit to the city and he will conduct an inspection at Assi Ghat. ...
  • Modi wishes Vajpayee as government celebrates 'Good Governance Day' on the former PM's 90th birthday 20 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence on Thursday to wish him on his 90th birthday. Marking his birthday as 'Good Governance Day', Modi said "There is no bigger tribute to Atal ji than celebrating his birthday as 'Good Governance Day' and...
  • Government committed to a transparent, accountable administration, says Modi on 'Good Governance Day' 22 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day on Thursday. PM Modi reiterated his commitment towards providing transparent, effective and accountable governance and also asked his ministers to follow it. Modi will...
  • Singer Kailash Kher wields broom, gets PM's praise 2 days ago

    Varanasi: Bollywood singer Kailash Kher, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to carry forward the Swachh Bharat campaign, wielded the broom at the Bhadaini ghat on the banks of river Ganga, drawing praise from Modi. "Bravo @kailashkher! I congratulate you for joining Swachh Bharat Mission in Varanasi. Admirable...
  • UP: 3 boys allegedly set 19-year-old girl on fire in Varanasi 1 week ago

    Varanasi: Three youths allegedly set on fire a 19-year-old girl inside her house for opposing their teasing and harassment in Lallapura area under Sigra police station limits on Thursday, police said. Circle Officer of Chetganj Rahul Mishra said the girl's mother has alleged that three youths entered their house in the...
  • 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. ...