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Yogi Adityanath offers golden crown weighing 2.5 kg to Lord Hanuman

Muzaffarnagar: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has offered a golden crown weighing 2.5 kg to Lord Hanuman during his visit to Shukratal in the district. He was visiting the holy site on Sunday to attend an event to mark the death anniversary of Swami Kalyan Dev. A 75-feet-tall statue of Lord Hanuman is located […]

Scribes locked in during Yogi's inspection in Moradabad

Moradabad: In an unprecedented move, the Moradabad District Magistrate (DM) locked up over two dozen mediapersons inside an emergency ward for two hours while Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was visiting the district hospital. DM Rakesh Kumar Singh posted guards outside the gate to ensure that the journalists did not come out during Adityanath’s […]

Yogi govt includes 17 OBC castes in SC list

Lucknow: In what can be termed as a masterstroke, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has included 17 OBC castes in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list. A decision to this effect was taken late Friday night and authorities have been directed to issue caste certificate to families belonging to these 17 castes. The castes […]

Reach office by 9 am or face action: Adityanath to officials

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to reach office by 9.00 am, failing which action will be initiated against them. The order comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a similar directive to his Council of Ministers. Modi had asked his ministers to reach office by 9:30 am and to […]

Any ordinance to facilitate Ram temple construction will be challenged in SC: BMAC

Lucknow: Amid talks of taking an ordinance rout to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Babri Masjid Action Committee Thursday said it would challenge any such move in the Supreme Court. “After the statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there seems to be no possibility of promulgating an ordinance by the Centre. But, if […]

PM's top priority: Solve UP water crisis before 2022 polls

BY DEEPAK SHARMA New Delhi: By 2021, a year before Uttar Pradesh goes to the polls, India’s largest state would have enough water to quench the thirst of its over 20 crore people. After writing personal letters to UP’s village pradhans to conserve water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now instructed Union Jal Shakti Minister […]

UP cop dismissed for seeking Yogi government's dismissal

Etawah: In a bizarre incident, a Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) constable has been dismissed for demanding the dismissal of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. The constable Munish Yadav, on Saturday, wore a red Samajwadi cap with his uniform and went to the district collectorate carrying a placard which said, ‘Yogi sarkar ko barkhast […]

Journalist Prashant Kanojia released from Lucknow jail

Lucknow: Journalist Prashant Kanojia was released from a jail here on Wednesday, four days after his arrest for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. He was freed on bail on the Supreme Court’s directive Tuesday to release him immediately. Kanojia stepped out of Lucknow jail wearing a […]

SC orders release of journalist Prashant Kanojia

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered immediate release of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for publishing an “objectionable” tweet against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on bail. Kanojia’s wife Jagisha Arora had moved the apex court on Monday challenging her husband’s arrest. A vacation bench comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and […]

Editors Guild condemns arrest of journalists

New Delhi: The Editors Guild Sunday condemned the arrest of a journalist, and the editor and head of a television channel over alleged objectionable content related to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, describing the police action as an “authoritarian misuse of laws” and an effort to intimidate the press. An FIR was registered against […]

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 […]

UPPSC Exam Paper Leak: UP Govt’s Strong Message For Wrong-Doers

Lucknow: After police made some arrests in a 2018 Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission exam paper leak case, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday said people trying to play with the future of youths will be put behind bars. His statement came after the commission’s examination controller Anjulata Katiyar was arrested Thursday in connection with the […]

Statue of Kodamb Ram to be installed in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: A seven-foot tall statue of Kodamb Ram from Karnataka will be installed at a museum in Ayodhya. The statue is made of a single rosewood block and will be unveiled by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on June 7 when it will be put up at the Shodh Sansthan here. The statue has […]

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 […]

Op-Ed: BJP Faces Its Biggest Challenge In UP

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The visuals of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi offering prayers at Kedarnath shrine and meditating there were splashed across TV screens ahead of the seventh and last phase of elections. The seats going to the polls in this phase include Varanasi from where Modi is seeking re-election. Polling in this round will […]

EC warns Naqvi over 'Modiji ki sena' remark

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday warned Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi against “using references to the defence forces for political propaganda” in future after his “Modiji ki sena” (Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Army) comment was found violative of the model code of conduct (MCC). Naqvi was earlier issued a show cause notice for […]

EC cracks whip, bars Yogi, Mayawati, Azam, Maneka

New Delhi: After Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday barred Union Minister Maneka Gandhi and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan from campaigning in the Lok Sabha elections for 48 houres and 72 hours, respectively. While Gandhi was barred for asking Muslims in […]

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Tests Positive For COVID-19
Naveen Government is neck-deep in corruption: UP CM Yogi

Rourkela: Hours before Election Commission barred from campaigning for 72 hours from 6 AM tomorrow, Firebrand BJP leader and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday castigated the Naveen Patnaik led BJD government as a dispensation which is neck-deep in corruption. He exhorted the people to install a BJP government in Bhubaneswar in the year 2019 […]

Yogi Adityanath addresses rallies through telephone from Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Campaigning for the upcoming polls in Odisha by BJP’s top brass hit fever pitch with party’s firebrand leader and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addressing public rallies in Odisha today. Unable to get permission to take a chopper ride due to delay, Yogi who was scheduled to attend party’s Vijay Sankalp Samabesh at […]

Modi made India 'corruption-free': Adityanath

Gorakhpur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of projects worth Rs 131 crore in Maharajganj district and claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made India “corruption-free”. Adityanath also praised the soldiers and said: “Terrorists don’t understand the language of love, so Indian soldiers did ‘Shiv Tandav’ with […]

Op-Ed: Let The War Frenzy Play Out Its Course

When a layman says something like this, it is at least understandable, if not condonable. But when a person holding the exalted post of Governor, who is sworn to protect and uphold the Constitution, does the same, it has serious implications for democracy and the Idea of India. Meghalya Governor Tathagata Roy has disgraced not […]

BJP's top brass plays safe; UP CM Adityanath also goes soft on Odisha CM

Bhawanipatna/Khurda: While the Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going for broke to give a fillip to its electoral campaign in the State, it seems the top brass of the BJP has already chosen to play safe. Earlier, both Narendra Modi and Amit Shah and today Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, […]

Mamata protecting corrupt officer, alleges Yogi Adityanath

Purulia: Taking on Mamata Banerjee on her home turf, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday accused her of trying to protect a “corrupt” officer and said there could be nothing more “shameful and unconstitutional” than a chief minister staging a sit-in to prevent “secrets related to corruption” from spilling out. The BJP leader, […]

PM Modi's love for farmers a sham: Congress

Lucknow: The Congress on Monday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s love and concern for farmers as a sham and alleged that the agriculture sector was in crisis even as the union government was dishing out false claims. Spokesman of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) Priyanka Gupta said that a recent incident where a potato […]