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Gyanvapi mosque-Kashi Vishwanath temple title dispute- Key Facts

On September 9, 2021 the Allahabad High Court put hold on the order of Varanasi court that had asked for a ‘comprehensive archaeological physical survey’ of the disputed Gyanvapi mosque-kashi Vishwanath temple complex. Highlights While staying the order of Varanasi ..


PM Modi inaugurates development projects in Varanasi

On November 9, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  inaugurated various development projects in Varanasi through video conferencing. The total cost of these projects is Rs 614 crores. Key Highlights The projects inaugurated includes sound show, Sarnath Light, Sewerage related works, ..


The renaming of Manduadih railway station as Banaras received final consent

The Union Home Ministry has given green light to the Uttar Pradesh government’s request of renaming Manduadih railway station as Banaras railway station. The no-objection certificate for changing the name has been received by the government of UP. The Diesel ..


PM Modi inaugurates 50 projects worth 1000 crores in Varanasi

On February 16, 2020, PM Modi inaugurated more than 50 projects that are worth 1000 crores in Varanasi. It included 430 beds in a hospital at Banaras Hindu University, flagging off of Maha Kaal Express, 100 year celebration of Jagadguru ..


Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre to be inaugurated in Varanasi

The ‘Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre’ is to be inaugurated at Varanasi by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During the event, the Prime Minister is also expected to unveil the statue of Deendayal Upadhyaya in the city. The memorial ..

IRCTC to launch its third corporate passenger train

The subsidiary of Indian Railways, IRCTC is set to launch its third corporate passenger train Kashi Mahakal Express on the Varanasi-Indore Route. It is a premium train to be run by IRCTC, that will connect three temples namely Omkareshwar temple ..