Saturday, Dec 10, 2022

Assi Ghat


Tea, talk, tally and temple

August 29, 2021 4:35 pm

Below the Ganga waters, there are undercurrents, a desire for ‘naya chehra’, discontent over prices, bitterness over Covid, disquiet over religious rift. However, will it matter in 2022? One can’t say with Banaras.

Varanasi: Elaborate security arrangements ahead of PM Modi's visit

May 01, 2016 1:51 pm

Modi has been calling for cleaning up the Ganga ever since he got elected from Varanasi in May, 2014 general elections.

In Modi’s sweep, a ground for AAP’s alternative politics

May 17, 2014 3:59 am

Modi is scheduled to hold ‘Ganga Aarti’ at the ghat Saturday, a prayer he had not offered on May 8 when he held a rally in the constituency.

Argentine’s accidental tryst with Vivekananda

September 30, 2012 1:26 am

It’s September 1983,Swami Vivekananda is all set for his speech at Chicago’s Art Institute for the World’s Parliament of Religions.


Month after Modi's campaign, Varanasi's Assi ghat still awaits a facelift

December 08, 2014 6:29 pm

A month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off the cleanliness drive at Assi Ghat in Varanasi, little progress has been made for its restoration.