Violence in the region is a test of the Adityanath government’s willingness and ability to negotiate communal faultlines
The Uttar Pradesh government has rolled out a scheme for the eradication of deadly encephalitis disease that claims the lives of hundreds of children every year in the state.
Two months of the Adityanath government have not sent out any strong message on any of the issues which were part of the BJP’s campaign—an improved law-and-order situation and better administration headed that list of promises.
“After having damaged the communal atmosphere to gain political and electoral victory, mischievous and criminal elements in the BJP and RSS are now bent upon unleashing casteist violence,” the BSP chief said.
The petition demanded that the appointment of Adityanath as chief minister and Maurya as deputy chief minister be set aside and their parliamentary seats declared vacant.
The Allahabad High Court has directed the Central and the Uttar Pradesh governments to file their response on a petition seeking disqualification of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya for not vacating their parliamentary posts.
This column won’t litigate the merits, demerits or the legitimacy of the charges against Yogi for which his government has refused to sanction his prosecution.
According to his complaint, the MP was angry over the arrangements made for Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s programme scheduled on Sunday.
The former chief minister claimed that the good work done by the Samajwadi Party government cannot be matched with that of any other previous dispensations.
“Secularism doesn’t mean being obsessed towards one religion,” said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The money will be released from the Rs 120-crore corpus fund created by the Mayawati government for this purpose.
The money for the maintenance will be released from the Rs 120-crore corpus created by the Mayawati government for this purpose.
He was also of the view that the list of farmers be made available to public representatives, so that their exact status and condition could be ascertained.
Uttar Pradesh cabinet on May 2 (Tuesday) decided to celebrate January 24 every year as Foundation Day of the state.
The family members of Sudesh sat on an indefinite fast claiming that despite promises by the BJP leaders, none of them visited the family again.