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.
August 25, 2021 4:19 pm
The famous food items of the place: thandai, paan, malai toast, and more, also find place in the book
October 29, 2019 11:24 pm
Mohit Takalkar on his play, Mosambi Narangi, tickling the funny bone and the art of doing nothing in Varanasi.
September 20, 2019 11:15 am
Situated on the banks of River Ganga, Varanasi is around 3,000 years old — and one of the holiest of the seven sacred cities, per Hindu beliefs.
February 24, 2019 4:13 am
In the shopping mall of intellectual life, displacement and variety carry great value, and stability — a firm foundation — isn’t worth the soil it’s built on.
December 23, 2018 4:51 am
Varanasi old city is seeing its first big infra project, a corridor from the Ganga to Kashi Vishwanath temple. Watching with trepidation are families losing ancestral homes, residents losing a way of life.
May 19, 2015 1:31 am
The project, an initiative of BJP leader and designer Shaina NC, is likely to help the original sari make a comeback, replacing the Chinese and Japanese silk in market.
December 17, 2014 3:27 pm
A short, sweet and simple trip to Banaras, the city of light can refresh your soul.
July 19, 2013 12:02 am
The album starts on a breezy note with <i>Issaq tera</i>.
June 15, 2013 4:15 pm
<i>Raanjhanaa</i> starring Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor will hit theatres on June 21.
April 27, 2021 1:04 pm
Belonging to Banaras Gharana, Pandit Rajan Mishra along with his brother Pandit Sajan Mishra, has wowed people with their khyaal style of Indian classical music. Here are some pictures of the renowned musician
April 25, 2019 2:05 pm
Food is a important part of Varanasi's culture, and if you are visiting the holy city you are in for a gastronomic treat. Here are some of the best street foods that you can try out.