Lalmani Verma


In Varanasi, posters ask: Where is PM Narendra Modi?
Sun, Aug 20, 2017

The posters, which were spotted on Friday, carried a photograph of the PM with a message — “jaane woh kaun sa desh jahan tum chale gaye”.

Ashok Bajpai joins Uttar Pradesh BJP
Sun, Aug 20, 2017

Former SP MLCs Sarojini Agrawal, Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh, and Thakur Jaiveer Singh, formerly a BSP MLC, joined the ruling party earlier.

Akhilesh Yadav targets Yogi Adityanath over Janmashtami remark
Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Earlier this week, at an event in Lucknow, Adityanath had targeted the previous SP government, saying that those who called themselves Yaduvanshis had banned the celebration of Janmashtami at police stations and police lines.

Yogi Adityanath: ‘If I cannot stop namaz on road, I have no right to stop Janmashtami at thana’
Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Yogi Adityanath said those who work for strengthening the cultural unity of the country are called communal

Yogi Adityanath’s plans to attend Janmashtami puja at Gorakhpur temple cancelled
Tue, Aug 15, 2017

If Adityanath had gone to Gorakhpur Monday, he had to return either the same night or early Tuesday as he had to attend the Independence Day event in the state capital.

Gorakhpur deaths: Principal suspended, his wife, ‘posted at college’, accused of calling shots
Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Dr A K Srivastava, who was transferred as CMS of BRD Medical College on August 10, told The Indian Express that Mishra’s wife Dr Purnima Shukla interfered in all administrative decisions. Shukla is attached to BRD Medical College, but it was not clear in what capacity.

First time since Party lost elections: At home, Mulayam Singh Yadav to hold ‘show of strength’
Sun, Aug 13, 2017

This will be Mulayam’s first public meeting after the elections. Mulayam’s decision to address the rally comes a few days after he removed four senior leaders from the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Trust.

To Reach Out To More People: RSS launches short video ‘news’ of its programmes
Sat, Aug 12, 2017

The Noida-based Prerna Jansanchar Evam Shodh Sansthan, under the aegis of the Prerna Trust of Meerut an institute run by RSS functionaries, produces the videos that are about a few minutes long.

UP govt asks madrasas to host cultural events on Independence Day
Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The circular issued by UP Madarsa Shiksha Parishad to district minority welfare officers has also stated that along with photographs, videos be shot of the programmes. The officers would have to get the videos shot at all madrasas and keep with them.

Another setback for Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh: Two more party MLCs quit
Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Two more Samajwadi Party (SP) MLCs resigned from the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on Wednesday, taking the number of members who have quit in recent days to six, five of them from the SP.

‘NGO’ to distribute comic book on Deen Dayal among school students
Wed, Aug 09, 2017

District units of the Pratisthan have been directed to organise programmes for school students as well, said Mishra. He added that if the response from students is satisfactory, another comic magazine on Shyama Prasad Mukherjee will be published.

Raksha Bandhan: In Varanasi, men to compete for ‘Bhai No. 1’
Mon, Aug 07, 2017

Varanasi district administration will honour 16 men with smart phones and one with a tablet computer for the best constructed toilets for their sisters on Raksha Bandhan, and also the title of “Bhai No.1”

UP Jails to host events on Deendayal Upadhyaya every Saturday till September 25
Sun, Aug 06, 2017

One such programme was organised in Kanpur District Jail on Saturday where BJP district president Surendra Maithani was invited to give a speech on the life and ideology of Upadhyay. Maithani also spoke of the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

UP Congress asks district units to send report on rent paid for its office buildings
Sun, Aug 06, 2017

Letters in this regard, issued by UP Congress Committee state general secretary (administration) Pramod Singh, have been sent to all district presidents last week. He, however, denied that the letters are in any way connected to the Lucknow office ownership controversy.

Another Samajwadi Party MLC resigns, joins BJP
Sat, Aug 05, 2017

“The atmosphere in SP has changed since Netaji (Mulayam Singh Yadav) is not party chief. I am an old Samajwadi, but was feeling uneasy in the current SP structure,” said Sarojini Agrawal, who joined the BJP soon after submitting her resignation.

Another Samajwadi Party MLC Sarojini Agrawal resigns, joins BJP
Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Legislative Council chairman Ramesh Yadav accepted Agrawal’s resignation and notified that her seat had fallen vacant. With this, the BJP has secured four seats in the Legislative Council.

Focus on OBC and Yadav vote, BJP set to felicitate nearly 15,000 at event
Fri, Aug 04, 2017

After BJP president Amit Shah had lunch along with CM Yogi Adityanath at the house of party booth president Sonu Yadav, district units have also started hosting lunches or dinners, preferably in the homes of Yadav workers, to mark Upadhyay’s birth centenary.

Deendayal Upadhyaya Birth centenary: Triple Talaq seminars dropped, push for Centre’s minority welfare schemes
Thu, Aug 03, 2017

The state government later announced to forward around 200 complaints from aggrieved women, who had allegedly been harassed by their husbands following triple talaq practice, to the Supreme Court, where the case was being heard.

Deendayal Upadhyaya Centenary: BJP hands students booklets to prep for exam on RSS, schemes of Modi, Yogi govts
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

The exam, organised by the BJP, will be held on August 26 at various centres in UP to mark the birth centenary of party ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya.

Ala Hazrat Haj House: Locals, police clash over opening building to public
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

On Monday morning, Congress Minority Cell members sat on a dharna outside Haj House, demanding the building be opened for public use. Naseem Khan, from the Cell, attacked the state and central governments for “not being sensitive towards faith of 35 crore Muslims residing in the country”.

Amit Shah: BJP did not break Bihar alliance, poach Gujarat MLAs
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

BJP chief Amit Shah also ruled out speculation that he would join the Narendra Modi government after he is elected to Rajya Sabha.

After Amit Shah leaves, Yogi Adityanath calls law & order meet
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

Sources further said he had also expressed dissatisfaction over the working of the departments of basic education, secondary education and irrigation.

BJP chief Amit Shah, CM Yogi Adityanath dine at a Yadav home
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

On Sunday afternoon, BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who also joined him for lunch at Sonu Yadav’s residence, drove through the narrow lanes of Badi Jugauli area to reach Yadav’s double-storey and well-furnished house.

Party democracy, ideology important for progress, says Amit Shah
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Those without either, function on parivarwaad and casteism, says BJP president

Allies rue: Administration, police not paying heed
Sun, Jul 30, 2017

BJP president Amit Shah met the leaders of Apna Dal and SBSP on Saturday to take their feedback on the working of the state government and also discuss steps needed to strengthen the alliance.

Amit Shah to his workers: Bring Yadavs and Jatavs into party
Sun, Jul 30, 2017

While Jatavs are a strong votebank of BSP, Yadavs are considered to be SP’s support base. At present, the BJP government in UP has only one Yadav minister.

UP Legislative Council: 1 BSP, 2 SP members quit; say ‘dedicated my seat to Adityanath’
Sun, Jul 30, 2017

Three members of the Legislative Council (MLCs) in Uttar Pradesh — Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh from the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Thakur Jaiveer Singh from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) — resigned on Saturday, making way for three ministers of the Yogi Adityanath Cabinet.

Nitish Kumar’s exit puts spanner in ‘SP-BSP grand alliance’
Fri, Jul 28, 2017

While SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati are expected to share the stage for the first time, many leaders said that without Nitish, the two are unlikely to accept each other in any kind of a formal arrangement.

JDU, BJP face long road to reconciliation in Uttar Pradesh
Fri, Jul 28, 2017

During the 2017 UP polls, JD (U) appealed to voters to support secular parties. Party spokesperson K C Tyagi had then said, “We want a non-BJP government in UP to pave the way for removing BJP from power at the Centre in 2019. JD (U) is the mother organisation of anti-BJP politics.”

VHP ‘dharma yoddhas’ to protect culture, Hindu girls from love jihad, teach gau raksha
Sun, Jul 23, 2017

This was announced in a three-day regional meeting of the VHP attended by the outfit’s international president Pravin Togadia. The meeting, which took place in Aligarh, had concluded on July 18.

‘Discontent in BJP ranks’: Amit Shah to visit Lucknow on July 29
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

“The party national president will give his guidance to party workers on ongoing organisational activities and upcoming programmes,” Pathak said.

Uttar Pradesh: Opposition walks out from House; SP, BSP say will boycott rest of Budget Session
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

"They are threatening to put our entire family in jail. Members are being humiliated and we are not getting protection from the Speaker. I have never seen such a situation in the House in past 40 years. We all are walking out, now you run it (the House) as you want."

Gomti riverfront: Yogi govt seeks CBI probe into project
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Acting on a judicial probe report, the government had earlier chargesheeted former chief secretary Deepak Singhal and issued a notice to another chief secretary Alok Ranjan, along with other officials. Singhal had been principal secretary (irrigation) when the project started.

BJP sees votes in SP rift, BSP
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Mulayam had recently praised the BJP top leadership for picking Kovind and he had also attended a dinner that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had organised in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Lucknow visit on June 20

‘District officials not giving due importance’- Be polite and patient while interacting with public and officials: CM to MLAs
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

A meeting of BJP MLAs of Kanpur-Bundelkhand region has been called on July 17 while those of Awadh region will be held on July 18.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana: Complaints of graft up, govt orders districts to lodge FIRs, sack officials in UP
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

Under PMAY, the Centre provides Rs 1.20 lakh in three installments to the beneficiary for the construction of a house, along with Rs 12,000 for building a toilet and Rs 15,750 as labour charge for 90 days. The village pradhan has no role in the selection of the beneficiaries.