Nearly 700 Kg Cannabis Seized In Varanasi, Inter-State Drug Gang Caught: Cops
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8:20 AM
Nearly 700 kg of cannabis was seized in Varanasi and two members of an inter-state drug trafficking gang were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh police, officials said. The seizure was made on National Highway 2 when a container truck loaded with the cannabis was intercepted in Rohaniya police station area after a tip-off on Monday, the officials said.
Protest At BHU After Professor Accused Of Sexual Harassment Returns
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:55 PM
A large-group of students of Banaras Hindu University have been sitting in protest on the campus since Saturday night after a professor, who was suspended last year over sexual-harassment-allegations, returned to take class. On a Facebook page where the students are uploading photos of their protest, they are seen huddled at a corner of the campus till dawn, as more joined them this morning.
"Connect With BJP Family...": PM To Launch Membership Drive In Varanasi
Saturday, July 6, 2019, 7:44 PM
PM Modi arrived this morning in Varanasi, his constituency, and launched a membership drive for the BJP. This is his second-visit to the temple town in UP after his party clinched a spectacular win in the national election held in April and May. PM Modi this morning said he will "elaborate on my thoughts on the Budget and India's growth trajectory in the coming-years".