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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 […]

Rs 8,054.5-cr supplementary budget presented in UP Assembly

Lucknow:The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government on Wednesday presented a Rs 8,054.49-crore second supplementary budget in the state Assembly, of which Rs 3,000 crore has been earmarked for the “Swachh Bharat” project. Besides, the Yogi Adityanath government has set aside Rs 100 crore for the forthcoming Kumbh Mela, which will take place in Allahabad in […]

Only BJP can turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar: Yogi

Hyderabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said if the BJP comes to power in Telangana, it will rename Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar. Addressing a series of election rallies in support of BJP candidates in the state on the last day of the campaign, he said only BJP could turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar. “Hyderabad […]

UP CM Yogi Adityanath directs fat and unfit cops to stay out of police station

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed police chiefs to ensure that fat and unfit policemen were not put in charge of police stations. At a review meeting through video conferencing late on Sunday, Adityanath also ordered the transfer of Additional Director General (ADG) Traffic M.K. Bashal, an official said on Monday. Following […]

Government exploring 'options within Constitution' for Ram temple: Adityanath

Ayodhya: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the union government was working on “various options within the ambit of the Constitution to build a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya”. On the second-day of his visit to the temple town of Ayodhya, the monk-politician prayed at the Hanumangarhi temple and declared that Ayodhya was […]

Adityanath inaugurates international cricket stadium in Lucknow

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the ‘Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium’ here on Tuesday. Accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, Adityanath was presented with a memento by Uday Sinha, the Managing Director of Ekana Sports […]

Adityanath will not remain UP CM in 2019, says Akhilesh

Lucknow:  Samajwadi party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday accused the BJP of igniting caste politics in the state and blamed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for creating the “mess.” Addressing a convention of retired Army personnel in the state capital, the 45-year-old leader said that “due to the chaos that the monk-turned-politician is presiding over”, […]

Lord Ram will set date for temple construction, says Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the date for construction of a grand Ram temple will be set by Lord Ram himself. Speaking at a conclave in the state capital, organised by a Hindi newspaper, the monk-turned-politician said what has to happen at a given time will happen at that time […]

Flyover collapse: UP CM orders action against 7 officials

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered proceedings for strict penal action against former Managing Director of UP Bridge Corporation Rajan Mittal and six others in connection with the Varanasi flyover collapse, which killed at least 15 people earlier this week. The chief minister gave these orders after a three-member team constituted to […]

Family of youth killed in Kasganj want him declared martyr

Lucknow: Family members of Chandan Gupta, the youth killed in the Kasganj violence on Republic Day, met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Tuesday and demanded that he be given martyr status. The sister of the slain youth told media that the Chief Minister patiently heard them out but did not respond to […]

PM flags off Metro's Magenta line section

Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the new 12.64 km section of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line and along with Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a ride in the train. The section connects Botanical Garden station in Noida to south Delhi’s Kalkaji Mandir station. The Botanical Garden-Kalkaji section […]

UP govt to withdraw 20,000 'political cases'

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will withdraw 20,000 political cases slapped on various people for reasons like staging a demonstration and holding sit-ins, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Thursday. Speaking on the UPCOCA debate in the state assembly, he said that his government, after due deliberations, had decided to do this. Officials said there […]

India will become Islamic nation by 2027: Hindu Yuva Vahini leader

Meerut: A Hindu Yuva Vahini leader today alleged it is the Muslim community’s conspiracy to increase their population to make India an Islamic nation by 2027, remarks that are likely stoke a controversy. The right-wing organisation was founded by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in 2002 and he is also the chief patron of the outfit. […]

Rahul Gandhi's temple visits were "sham": Adityanath

Ahmedabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today termed as a “sham” Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s recent visits to temples in Gujarat during his recent campaign tour in the poll-bound state. Tearing into the Congress and its leadership, Adityanath also said they have no right to berate the `Gujarat model of development’. “As far as […]

Congress says 175 more children have died in Gorakhpur hospital, demands Yogi's resignation

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday said that many more deaths of children have taken place in Gorakhpur’s BRD Hospital that has been in the news for the deaths of infants and children since August and demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and a probe into the deaths. The Congress said 175 […]

AIIMS RDA head gets life threats for open letter to Adityanath

New Delhi: AIIMS Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) President Harjit Singh Bhatti has alleged receiving life threat calls, more than a month after he wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seeking better health services. According to Bhatti, who has filed a complaint at Hauz Khas police […]

UP CM Adityanath, deputy CM Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Days after being elected to the state legislative council, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya today resigned as Lok Sabha members. A senior Lok Sabha secretariat official said the two BJP MPs submitted their resignation letters to the secretariat. While Adityanath represented the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, […]

UP government stops grants to 46 madrassas

Lucknow: In a major but controversial decision, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday stopped funds to 46 madrassas. According to a Minority Welfare Department official, the action followed a probe which suggested that these madrassas were not functioning within the parameters defined for them. A total of 560 madrassas in the state get government subsidy. A […]

India's first aviation university's inauguration postponed

New Delhi: The inauguration of India’s first aviation university in Uttar Pradesh which was scheduled for August 18 has been postponed. The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) at Fursatganj in Rae Bareli district was supposed to be inaugurated in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, his deputy […]

Gorakhpur hospital head suspended, CM blames children's deaths on lack of cleanliness

Gorakhpur: Under all-round attack, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday suspended the head of the hospital over the deaths of 63 children in five days, even as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his Health Minister blamed it on lack of cleanliness and diseases and not due to lack of oxygen. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Gang rape victim in UP attacked fifth time in nine years

Lucknow: A woman who was promised round-the-clock security by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after an acid attack in March was in a hospital here on Sunday after suffering another acid attack, police said. The victim sustained burn injuries on the right side of her face and shoulder when unidentified miscreants hurled acid at […]

Modi, Adityanath to attend 3rd Yoga Day programme

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are expected to perform Yoga along with 50,000 participants in Lucknow on June 21 to mark the third edition of the International Yoga Day. Union Minster of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik said this on Friday while addressing the inaugural session […]

Yogi Adityanath in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday arrived here and visited the Hanuman Garhi temple. This is the first time that any Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has visited Ayodhya since 2002. Adityanath’s visit comes a day after a CBI special court in Lucknow ordered framing of criminal conspiracy charges against Bharatiya Janata Party […]

Yogi Adityanath effect: CBI expedites probe into role of IAS officials in illegal mining

Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expediting its probe in the illegal mining cases in Uttar Pradesh, with several senior IAS officials being questioned. The probe has gathered momentum after the BJP government of Yogi Adityanath came to power. The CBI has been mandated by the Allahabad High Court (HC) to look into […]

IAS transfer in UP
74 IAS officials transferred in UP, CM finally gets principal secretary

Lucknow: In yet another major rejig of the state’s bureaucracy, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred 74 IAS officials, while Sashi Prakash Goel has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Sanjay Agarwal, a powerful bureaucrat in the previous Samajwadi Party regime, has been removed as the top boss of the Uttar […]