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Kashi film festival begins with tinge of UP poll campaign

Gorakhpur MP Ravi Kishan and the state’s tourism, culture and religious affairs minister, Neelkanth Tiwari, who is also the MLA from Varanasi (south), spoke at the event about the achievements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

Ravi Kishan, the first speaker at the inauguration ceremony, hailed the Adityanath government for a range of achievements, from several state new highways to schemes ensuring ration for all. (ANI)
Updated on Dec 28, 2021 04:32 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Varanasi

Modi in Varanasi: On Day 2, PM to chair conclave with CMs of BJP-ruled states

PM Modi will participate in the conclave with the chief ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stands by the Ganges during the inauguration of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor, a promenade that connects the sacred river with the centuries-old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Varanasi. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP)
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Amid Mathura-Kashi temple row, BJP MP pitches for Places of Worship Act’s repeal

Mathura-Kashi temple row: BJP MP raised the demand for the repeal of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions), Act 1991 on Thursday.

Police personnel stand guard outside Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura on December 5. (PTI)
Published on Dec 10, 2021 12:10 AM IST

Ahead of UP polls, Rajnath Singh to galvanise BJP booth presidents in Jaunpur

Rajnath Singh will be conducting the meeting with the booth unit presidents to get the party's organisational chassis up and ready ahead of the forthcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo / PTI)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 05:52 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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