Gyanvapi Mosque Row: Lawyer Representing Mosque Committee Dies Of Cardiac Arrest
Amid the ongoing Gyanvapi mosque row, the lawyer representing the mosque committee has passed away due to cardiac arrest. Advocate Abhaynath Yadav complained of chest pain at around 10:30 pm on July 31, after which he was rushed to a private hospital, where he was declared dead. Yadav is survived by his wife, son and two daughters. Notably, Yadav presented his argument in the Gyanvapi mosque row, last month.
Tags: Abhaynath Yadav, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Mosque Committee, Gyanvapi Mosque row
PM Modi To Inaugurate 3-Days Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam In Varanasi
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate three-days Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam, a summit in Varanasi on July 7. Attended by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patel, Education Ministry officials, 300 vice-chancellors, and chancellors of private and government educational institutions, the event will be a platform to discuss the 2020 National Education Policy further. Moreover, the summit will also share insight,… read-more
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Education System, Akhil Bharatiya Samagam, Varanasi, National education policy 2020
UP CM Yogi Adityanath's Chopper Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Hit
UP CM Yogi Adityanath's chopper made an emergency landing in Varanasi following a bird hit, on June 26. Reportedly, the chopper was in transit from Reserve Police Lines in Varanasi to Lucknow. Following the incident, CM Adityanath returned to the circuit house and will travel Lucknow by a state-run plane. Reportedly, he has visited Varanasi to review the law and order situation and the development works.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, Varanasi, Emergency Landing, Yogi Adityanath
Gyanvapi Mosque Row: Mosque Committee Urges Court To Not Disclose Survey Findings To Public
Anjuman Intregeniya Committee has submitted a letter to the Varanasi district court, demanding for the non-disclosure of the survey findings to the public. Advocate for the committee Merajuddin Siddiqui, said that the commission has pleaded that the "report, photographs and videos be shared only with the concerned parties". Reportedly, the survey was ordered after a plea was filed seeking permission for daily worshipping after the Shivling… read-more
Tags: Gyanvapi Mosque, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi, Shivling, Places of Worship
DU Professor Arrested Over FB Post Regarding Gyanvapi Mosque Row
Ratan Lal, an assistant professor at Delhi University (DU), was arrested on May 20, over his Facebook post regarding the ongoing Gyanvapi Mosque row. Lal was arrested on the grounds that his post "promoted enmity" between communal groups, and allegedly aimed at disturbing peace and harmony. Following his arrest, DU's left-wing student groups like AISA and SFI staged protest outside Maurice Nagar police station.
Tags: Gyanvapi Mosque row, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi, Delhi University Professor, Ratan Lal
BJP Pushed Country Back To 'Era Of Riots', Says Owaisi: Gyanvapi Mosque Row
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed the BJP led central government and stated that they have taken the country back to 90s, the "era of riots". The statement has come amid the ongoing Gyanvapi Mosque row in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi. After a Shivling was allegedly found inside the mosque, the court ordered the area to be sealed. Owaisi said that the court order was "wrong".
Tags: Gyanvapi Mosque row, Wazukhana, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi, Asaduddin Owaisi
Gyanvapi Mosque Case: Plea Filed In Varanasi Court To Demolish Wall Beside Wazukhana
A plea has been filed in Varanasi Court on May 18, seeking permission to demolish the wall beside the Wazukhana where the Shivling is claimed to have been found. Advocate for the petitioner Vishnu Shankar Jain said that the demolition of the said wall will help them "enter further" into the matter. Furthermore, court has removed Advocate Commissioner Ajay Mishra for leaking the contents of the survey.
Tags: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Gyanvapi Mosque, Wazukhana, Shivling
Shivling Found In Wazukhana At Gyanvapi Mosque; Area Sealed
Wazukhana in Gyanvapi mosque has been sealed by order of the Varanasi civil court, on May 17, after a big Shivling was found. Reportedly, a well like structure was found in the Wazukhana. After the water level was reduced, a big Shivling was found. The Shivling has a diameter of 4 metres and a height of around 3 feet. "The area has been sealed," reported ANI.
Tags: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi Civil Court, Wazukhana, Shivling
India And UAE Committed To Expedite Skills Development Between Nation's Youth
India and United Arab Emirates committed to expedite skills development between the youth of the two countries. On May 10, India and UAE signed MoU, decided to develop a Skill India International Centre in Varanasi to enable Indian youth in pursuing foreign employment opportunities. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan mentioned that India is a valuable partner to the UAE and other countries, it will drive economic success of India, the world… read-more
Tags: India, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Skill India International Centre, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Varanasi
Fire At Saree Factory In Varanasi Claims Lives Of 4 Workers
In a tragic incident, four persons were killed due to a massive fire that broke out at a saree factory in Varanasi, on April 14. While the workers were cooking food, synthetic materials kept nearby caught fire. The fire was doused and the bodies have been sent for post mortem, reported PTI. UP CM Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia amount of Rs 4 lakh to the family of deceased.
Tags: Saree factory, Fire accident, Varanasi, Yogi Adityanath, UP
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India