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Uttar Pradesh Govt Announces Free Bus Travel For Women On Raksha Bandhan

Lucknow: As a special gift to women in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will offer free services to women in its buses of all categories, on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’. The free bus travel facility will be available for 24 hours, from […]

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FIR lodged against Editor of The Wire for derogatory remarks against UP CM

New Delhi: An FIR has been registered on Wednesday against the Editor of digital media outlet, The Wire, for a blog about Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath which allegedly made derogatory remarks against the CM which spread hatred in the society. The media adviser to UP Chief Minister, Mrityunjay Kumar, had earlier tweeted about […]

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UP Announces Rs 1,000 Financial Aid To 35 Lakh Labourers, Free Ration To 1.65 Cr Workers

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday announced that around 35 lakh labourers in the state will get Rs 1,000 each as financial aid while free ration for one month will be provided to 1.65 crore construction workers amid the coronavirus outbreak. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials for immediate release of payment to […]

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People Raising Slogan Against PM, UP CM Will Be Buried Alive: BJP Leader

Aligarh: BJP leader Raghuraj Singh has said people raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be buried alive. Singh made the statement on Sunday while addressing a rally in Aligarh to create awareness about the Citizenship Amendment Act. Warning “these handful of people, one per cent criminal […]

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Protesters Found Guilty To Compensate Damages To Public Property- Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Protesters pelted stones, torched vehicles and faced tear-gas shells in the state capital and some other parts of Uttar Pradesh as police struggled to contain the fallout of the amended citizenship law. The scattered incidents of violence were reported from Lucknow’s old city and parts of Sambhal and Mau districts. Internet services remained suspended […]

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Unnao Case: Govt Will Approach Fast Track Court, Says CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday expressed grief over the death of the Unnao rape victim. He said that the government will try to punish the accused as soon as possible by taking the matter to a fast track court. The Chief Minister, in a statement, said: “The incident is very sad and unfortunate” […]

Unnao Rape Victim''s Death ''Extremely Sad'', Case Will Be Fast Tracked: Adityanath

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday termed the death of Unnao gangrape victim “extremely sad” and conveyed his condolences to the aggrieved family. “All the accused persons have been arrested. The case will be taken to a fast-track court, and punishment will be given,” he said in a statement issued here. The […]

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Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?

Lucknow: After changing the names of Allahabad to Prayagraj and Mughalsarai to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Nagar, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to change the name of Agra to Agravan. The state government has asked the Ambedkar University in Agra to look into the historical aspect of the name. The history department […]

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UP Cop Surrenders As CM Orders Bounty

Meerut: Hours after Yogi Adityanath on Thursday ordered a bounty of Rs 25,000 on an absconding police inspector in keeping with the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s anti-graft movement, Laxmi Singh Chauhan surrendered in a Meerut court. The state government announced the bounty on Chauhan, who had been absconding after she was accused of embezzlement of […]

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Ayodhya's Deepotsav finds place in Guinness World Records

Ayodhya: The Deepostav organised by Uttar Pradesh’s the Yogi Adiyanath government has found a place in the Guinness World Records as a total 5.61 lakh earthen lamps were illuminated on the occasion on Saturday in Ayodhya. During the event four lakh 10,000 diyas were illuminated on ‘Ram ki paudi’ ghats and one lakh 51,000 thousand […]

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Chief Ministers hail ISRO for its efforts

New Delhi: Chief Ministers from all across the nation on Saturday hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) stride towards the Moon. Their reactions came after communication between India’s moon lander Vikram and the orbiter got snapped in a last minute snag with the former just 2.1 km away from its designated landing spot on […]

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UP Journalist Booked For Filming Kids Eating Salt-Roti

Mirzapur: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has filed a case against the journalist, who shot the video of school children being served roti with salt for mid-day meal in Mirzapur. Pawan Jaiswal, a local journalist with Jansandesh Times, was booked on charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy, based on a complaint by the […]

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Security beefed up in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: Security is being further beefed up in Ayodhya following intelligence inputs of a possible terror attack. According to sources, the office of the Director-General of Police (DGP) has asked the Additional Director Generals (ADG) of Bareilly, Kanpur and Prayagraj zones to identify 100 constables each who are ‘competent, incorrupt and have a clean image’. […]

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Shah Reviews Operations Against Naxals; Development Activities With CMs

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed ongoing operations against Naxals and development initiatives being undertaken in Left Wing Extremism affected areas, officials said. Chief ministers Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Kamal Nath (Madhya Pradesh), Raghubar Das (Jharkhand), Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh) besides top police and civil officials […]

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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Yogi brings in 23 new ministers, eyes by-polls, 2022 polls

Lucknow: In what can be termed as a near-total revamp of the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh, 23 new ministers were sworn in on Wednesday at the Raj Bhawan by Governor Anandiben Patel. The newly-inducted ministers include six cabinet ministers, six ministers of state with independent charge and 11 ministers of state. The cabinet […]

Yogi Adityanath expands council of ministers

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday expanded his council of ministers with 23 ministers taking oath at the Raj Bhavan. This is the first rejig of Adityanath’s council of ministers since he came to power in 2017. Four ministers of state with independent charge were promoted as cabinet ministers, while two new […]

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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 […]

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Sakshi Misra Posts Complaint On Yogi's Portal

Bareilly: Sakshi Misra, the daughter of BJP MLA Rajesh Misra whose marriage to a Dalit man made headlines last month, has now come out in support of her father, her family and also her in-laws. Sakshi has posted a complaint on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s ‘Jan Sunwai’ portal, alleging that some people were trying to […]

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Yogi slammed after woman burnt alive over talaq plaint

Lucknow: A young woman in Uttar Pradesh was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter after she complained to the police that her husband has divorced her by uttering “talaq” thrice. Major opposition parties have launched a scathing attack on the Yogi Adityanath government for its failure to prevent crimes against women ever since […]

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 […]

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Adityanath's meeting with UP guv triggers speculation of cabinet reshuffle

Lucknow: Fuelling fresh speculation of a possible cabinet reshuffle in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Governor Anandiben Patel here on Saturday. “Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Governor Anandiben Patel at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday. The one-on-one meeting lasted for around 30 minutes,” an official told PTI. He declined to elaborate further. The […]

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. […]

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Ayodhya Ram statue project runs into rough weather

Ayodhya: The installation of the tallest statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya seems to have run into rough weather with strong resentment brewing over acquisition of land for the project. The land for the project is to be acquired in Mirpur area, near the highway bridge on the banks of the Saryu river. The proposed […]

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Rahul insists on non-family Cong head as chorus for Priyanka grows

New Delhi: Amid the unease in the Congress against the current drift, Rahul Gandhi has remained firm on not having a member of the party’s first family as the working president despite growing voices in support of Priyanka Gandhi to take over. As the joust between an adamant old guard and a defiant young turks […]