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Just Over 47 Percent Turnout In UP By-polls

Lucknow: Just over 47 per cent of eligible voters exercised their franchise in the by-polls to 11 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Polling began at 7 am amid tight security, officials said, adding that 47.05 per cent of electors exercised their franchise. Gangoh in Saharanpur district saw the highest turnout with about 60.30 […]

Yogi govt to cancel arms licences of mafia, criminals

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to cancel the arms licenses of mafia and criminal-turned-politicians and is preparing a list of such names. According to highly placed sources, the state Home Department is drawing up the list of such persons on the instructions of the Chief Minister. “We are checking the […]

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Former finance minister Arun Jaitely cremated with State honours

New Delhi: Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated at the Nigambodh Ghat here with full State honours on Sunday in the presence of leaders from across the political spectrum and scores of his admirers and party workers. Jaitley’s son Rohan performed the last rites. The 66-year-old BJP stalwart passed away at the AIIMS here […]

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Adityanath cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday

Lucknow: The first reshuffle of the Yogi Adityanath ministry in Uttar Pradesh will take place on August 21, a Raj Bhavan official said on Tuesday. The reshuffle, and the possible induction of new members, is likely to fill the slots that have fallen vacant in the last few months, particularly after some ministers got elected […]

Yogi Adityanath to reshuffle UP cabinet on Monday

Lucknow: The much-awaited cabinet reshuffle of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will take place on Monday to fill the slots that have fallen vacant in the last few months, especially after some ministers entered the portals of Lok Sabha. Adityanath took over the reins of the state in March 2017, and this will […]

Yogi's office in Lucknow to be made bulletproof

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s office in the state capital will be made bulletproof, in the wake of inputs given by intelligence agencies about a possible threat to him. A senior official said that Adityanath’s office located on the fifth floor of the newly constructed Lok Bhawan would now have bulletproof window panes. […]

Unnao rape survivor accident: SP leader's truck involved, CBI probe recommended

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government has recommended a CBI probe into the road accident in which the Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer have been critically injured and two female relatives killed. The other major revelation is the truck involved in the accident belongs to a Samajwadi Party leader. The Akhilesh Yadav-led party, incidentally, was […]

Yogi ready for CBI probe into Unnao rape survivor's accident

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government has said if the family of the Unnao rape survivor wants, his government is ready to recommend a CBI probe into the Rae Bareli accident in which two were killed, while the surivor and her lawyer were critically injured. The survivor and her lawyer Mahendra Singh have been on life […]

TV channel head, editor arrested for airing defamatory content against UP CM: Police

Noida (UP): The head of a private television news channel and its editor were arrested here Saturday for allegedly broadcasting defamatory content against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, police said. During a debate on the channel on June 6, a woman had allegedly made defamatory statements against Adityanath, the police said. Workers affiliated to […]

Yogi to unveil statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Ayodhya on Friday to unveil a seven-foot tall statue of Lord Ram at the Shodh Sansthan museum. The statue, made of a single block of rosewood and purchased for Rs 35 lakh from Karnataka, will be on display at the museum. The statue will depict Kodamb […]

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Tests Positive For COVID-19
Yogi is now BJP's star campaigner, second only to Modi

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now been established as BJP’s biggest star campaigner, second only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Chief Minister addressed 137 elections meetings. He began his campaign from Saharanpur after offering prayers at the Shakumbhari Devi temple and then campaigned on every […]

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Ray of hope for Apple executive's widow after meeting UP CM

Lucknow: After a meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today, the Apple executive Vivek Tiwari’s widow Kalpana Tiwari said she sees a ray of hope as Adityanath had assured of all help and justice in the case. Vivek Tiwari was shot dead by an Uttar Pradesh Police Constable in Lucknow on Saturday on […]

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Devdutt Pattanaik, Sadhguru shortlisted for Crossword award

New Delhi: Leading writer Devdutt Pattanaik and yogi and mystic Sadhguru, along with a host of other writers, have been shortlisted for the 15th Raymond Crossword Award 2017. The award, India’s first and one of the most prestigious, recognises and rewards the best of Indian writing and Indian authors. Sadhguru has been nominated in the […]

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Yogi Adityanath effect: 67 IPS officials transferred in UP

Lucknow: In its sixth reshuffle of police officials since the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government came to power in the Uttar Pradesh in March, 67 IPS officials were transferred on Wednesday. Additional Director General of Police S.N. Rawat has been sent as ADG, Allahabad zone while Ramit Sharma, hitherto Inspector General of Police, Technical has been […]

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Expelled BSP leader meets Yogi to seeks security cover be continued

Lucknow: Expelled Bahujan Samaj Party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday and requested that the Z security cover provided to him be continued. In the 15-minute-long meeting, Siddiqui, who was thrown out of the BSP by Mayawati last week and subsequently released a series of audio tapes of his […]

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Yogi Adityanath: 'No school bag' on Saturdays in UP government schools

Lucknow: In a bid to take load off students, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided that Saturdays will be a “no bag day” in all government run primary and secondary schools, an official said. Students would engage in “joyful activities” and there would be efforts to enhance a positive relationship between the […]

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