Sudhir Kumar is Varanasi based senior staff correspondent.He covers all developments, politics, education--primary, secondary and higher -- crime, offbeat, tribes and human angle stories
Articles by Sudhir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 12:44 AM IST
VARANASI To check the spread of Covid, the district administration has imposed restrictions on people’s entry to ghats in Varanasi between 4pm and 6am while all public parks within the limits of the nagar nigam will be closed at 4pm every day
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 09:17 PM IST
An actress and former Miss India contestant is looking to make a seamless transition from the world of glamour to grass roots politics and rural development
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 08:56 PM IST
VARANASI Tension prevailed on the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus on Tuesday following a clash between inmates of Birla hostel and LBS hostel of the university over a trivial issue, said police
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 10:39 PM IST
A Banaras Hindu University (BHU) student has conceptualised and set up what he says maybe the first virtual school dedicated to spreading the ideals, values, and virtues of Lord Ram among the “youths and coming generations” through videos, lectures, and stories on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Known as the School of Ram, this online platform is open to all and anyone may join it for free
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 05:39 PM IST
The wooden toys made in Kashi are exclusive in design and diversity. Wooden toys based on mythological characters are also made here.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 08:27 AM IST
- The incident came to light after a video showing police head constable's ill treatment of a woman vendor went viral on social media.
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 11:58 AM IST
- Nadda claimed that since the BJP was working to carry the country forward, therefore, those with the opportunity to work in the BJP were lucky
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 10:20 AM IST
- The new BJP office in Varanasi was built in about two year’s time at an estimated cost of around ₹6 crore, said a party leader.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 03:00 PM IST
- Instructions have been given to the tourism department officials to prepare the detailed project report for the tent city in Varanasi.
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:44 PM IST
Niti Aayog selected Sevapuri block in the beginning of 2020 to turn it into a model ideal block by ensuring 100% implementation of Central and state government developmental and social welfare schemes in all of its 87 village panchayats
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 10:19 AM IST
- The fatal accident took place early morning near Bagahidand bridge in Jiyanpur police station area of Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 12:30 PM IST
- PM Narendra Modi and the then Japanese PM Abe conceived the centre during their visit to the holy city in December 2015
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:50 AM IST
To a query regarding AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s visit to Azamgarh, Akhilesh said, “The public of Azamgarh is Samajwadi family.”
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar| Edited by Nandini
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 11:31 AM IST
Singh said a schedule will be prepared by various faculties for starting classes which will be uploaded on the university website. After the university opens, students will have to follow Covid-19 standards and students living in hostels will have to submit a “No Objection Certificate” certified by their parents.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:12 PM IST
Atul Rai is presently in jail in connection with the rape case against the complainant.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhir Kumar, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 01:26 AM IST
Earlier in the day, while inaugurating a six-lane section of National Highway 19, PM said UP could now be referred to as Express Pradesh because the pace of infrastructure projects had picked up since Yogi Aditynath became the CM in 2017.
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Shortly after landing at Babatpur airport, PM Modi reached Khajuri for his first public engagement where he dedicated to the nation the widened Handia (Prayagraj)-Rajatalab (Varanasi) section of National Highway 19.
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Designed by a professor of Ayurveda, the garbh sanskar is being imparted to pregnant women in the department of prasuti tantra (obstetrics) in the faculty of Ayurveda of the Banaras Hindu University.
Uttar Pradesh: Work continues on war footing to complete Kashi Vishwanath corridor project by August 2021
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sudhir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 09:54 AM IST
Nine of the 24 buildings to come up as part of the project have started taking shape with over 2,500 workers engaged in the construction
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 09:14 AM IST
The former J&K CM had said that the members of her People’s Democratic Party would not hoist the Indian tricolour unless they are allowed to raise the flag of Jammu & Kashmir
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2020 09:09 AM IST
Mahant Jagdishwar Das Maharaj of Noida said seers of Delhi and NCR were ready to support the agitation
Hindusatan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 03:27 PM IST
Carpet Industry was going through a period of gloom and doom as exports business had dried up completely between February and August this year.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 06:43 PM IST
Bhadohi and its neighbouring districts, including Mirzapur, Varanasi and certain pockets of Chandauli, together make up a carpet hub that accounts for Rs 7,000 crore of India’s annual export of Rs 12,000 crore.
Hindustan Times | By Sudhir Kumar and Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:35 PM IST
At 25, the flight lieutenant from Varanasi is about to make history. And she was only 15 when she first framed her dream of ‘wanting to touch the sky’.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 04:40 PM IST
On September 30, the first episode of Ramlila featuring puppets was uploaded on @ghatwalk at 5pm
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 01:20 PM IST
The UP Tourism Department expects the foreign tourist traffic to begin after the Covid-19 pandemic eases.
Hindustan Times, Varanasi/Lucknow | By Sudhir Kumar, Umesh Raghuvanshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 08:25 PM IST
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath sets ball rolling, visits two of eight assembly seats where by-polls are due.
Hinddustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 08:28 AM IST
Rapid antigen detection (RAD) tests were conducted on morning walkers, wanderers, boatmen, priests and those taking a daily holy dip in the Ganges
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 12:58 PM IST
The Japanese technique allows for growing a dense forest in limited space.
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 09:20 AM IST
The villagers in this Kashi village are slowly getting used to the tele-consultation facility at the digital centre.