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Varanasi Lok Sabha seat


BJP claims Varanasi poll officer delaying rally permission to Narendra Modi, moves EC

May 07, 2014 3:58 pm

Top officials sought to blame the delay to non-receipt of ground report from security agencies and said a final decision could be taken by evening.

Delhi Confidential : Jamat Support

May 07, 2014 12:20 pm

The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has announced its support for the AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi.

A Narendra three many in Varanasi

April 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Narendra Modi, who is up against a record 77 candidates in Varanasi, has at least three contestants who share his first name.

In Varanasi, Modi faces record 77 rivals

April 25, 2014 3:12 am

The large number of candidates is likely to force the Election Commission to use ballot papers instead of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for voting.

Arvind Kejriwal lashes out at BJP for attack on Somnath Bharti

April 24, 2014 12:04 pm

Bharti was assaulted last night allegedly by a group of BJP workers at the Assi Ghat area in Varanasi.

Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan's family refuses to be Modi's proposer

April 21, 2014 2:41 pm

Varanasi will go to poll on May 12 with Modi, Congress candidate Ajay Rai and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in the fray.

SP's Kailash Chaurasia, transgender Kamla file nomination for Varanasi seat

April 19, 2014 6:12 pm

Besides Modi, the two will also be fighting the electoral battle against Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Ajay Rai of Congress.

Mukhtar Ansari opts out of contest from Varanasi

April 11, 2014 10:40 am

Contesting on a BSP ticket in 2009, Ansari gave a tough fight to Murli Manohar Joshi and finished a close second, while being in prison then too.

Arvind Kejriwal ready to take on Narendra Modi in Varanasi

March 26, 2014 8:42 am

Kejriwal said he would fight Modi in Varanasi, but the people of the constituency would have to help him raise funds for the battle.

Trial by Varanasi

March 16, 2014 11:22 pm

Modi’s campaign in Uttar Pradesh could signal a break from the past or confirm old fears