Friday 23 May '14A state government officer, who was deputed as a sector magistrate for the Varanasi Lok Sabha polls, and his son have been booked under the Representation of the People Act after the latter took photographs of themselves with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) that his father was allotted on the eve of polls and uploaded these on Facebook.
Monday 12 May '14In the eastern region of Uttar Pradesh commonly referred to as Poorvanchal, the focus has been largely on two seats — Varanasi, where BJP’s prime ministerial is contesting, and Azamgarh, where SP president Mulayam Singh Yadav is a candidate.
Sunday 11 May '14Thirty-year-old weaver Mohammad Faizan, who shot to fame when he shared the stage with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the 2012 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, today stands forgotten by the Congress.
Sunday 11 May '14Alleging that Narendra Modi has made false claims of being from a backward caste, BSP chief Mayawati Saturday said the BJP PM nominee was lying to the people of Varanasi as well as the entire country.
Thursday 01 May '14Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee of succumbing to Chinese aggression and said Jawaharlal Nehru had died of shock after China’s attack on India.