Varanasi Lok Sabha seat

Varanasi Lok Sabha seat News

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

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

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


A Narendra three many in Varanasi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Varanasi to be Narendra Modi's political graveyard: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Prasad claimed BJP leaders were not getting seats to fight the Lok Sabha elections.