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Mathura (UP), Jul 30 (PTI) The ‘Sthai Samiti’ tasked to review the security of temples at Sri Krishna Janmasthan here has found that the shrines were well guarded, officials said on Friday.

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) The BJP on Wednesday held a meeting of its MPs from three of the six regions of Uttar Pradesh in which party president J P Nadda asserted that the state government is ...

Lucknow, Jul 16 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday asked BJP workers to remain alert against “conspiracies” of the opposition, alleging that they don’t mind doing ...

New Delhi, Apr 19 (PTI) The Supreme Court Monday ordered that an 'Overseeing Committee' headed by its former judge Justice B N Srikrishna would manage the affairs of historic Gokarna ...

Varanasi (UP), Apr 10 (PTI) A petitioner in the Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi mosque dispute case has allegedly received a life threat, after which he has been provided security, police said ...

The Varanasi district court directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to start excavations to confirm the existence of any remains of a Shiva temple deep under the Gyanvapi mosque. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

According to recorded history, the Gyanvapi mosque was built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in the late 17th century after alleged partial demolition of the much older Kashi Vishwanath temple, believed to have been built more than 2000 years ago. 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a meeting of BJP national office bearers, asked about the well-being of the Kashi MP from UP BJP chief. (PTI File Photo)

  • The meeting of BJP national office bearers was held on February 21
  • The comment by PM Modi also "took the state BJP chief by surprise," a senior party leader said
  • PM Modi is Varanasi MP, and this is his second term