Several female students were injured in a baton-charge by police in BHU on Saturday night during a protest against the alleged molestation of a student.
BHU violence: The development comes hours after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a judicial inquiry into the violence on the campus.
Down the Ganga- An Express Series Part 4: As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes 3 years, villages along the Ganga in 5 states have been declared open defecation free. The Indian Express travels down the river for a reality check.
Maintaining that crores of families are still homeless, PM Modi said the government has decided to provide each of the urban and rural poor, a shelter by 2022 when the country celebrates 75th year of independence.
Modi in Varanasi Day 2 Live Updates: PM said his government had “waged a war” against black money and corruption, for which the poor has had to suffer because of “the loot” by the dishonest.
Narendra Modi’s Varanasi visit live updates: PM Narendra Modi is in Varanasi for two days, his first visit since the BJP scored a landslide win in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
The agriculture ministry will provide physical space for the laboratories, offices, training classes with associated infrastructure and land at NSRTC. The proposed centre will operate under the IRRI Board of Trustees, who will appoint the Director.
PM Narendra Modi also took out a roadshow in Varanasi in the morning
Modi’s team of counsels have strongly denounced the contentions made by Rai.
Modi has been calling for cleaning up the Ganga ever since he got elected from Varanasi in May, 2014 general elections.
The Prime Minister will visit Assi Ghat on river Ganga, where he will launch 11 solar-powered ‘e-boats’.
In the run up to his concert and while he sang, Shiv Sena volunteers protested with slogans such as “Ghulam Ali, waapis jao” and “Ghulam Ali, murdabaad”.
Singer Ghulam Ali will perform at a six day music festival, which begins tomorrow.
Although the venue remains to be decided, JD(U)’s UP president Suresh Niranjan told The Sunday Express that the convention will be held “in a district adjacent to Varanasi”.
Follwing the bomb scar, security has been tightened at Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple.