Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Known for his staunch Hindutva ideology, Adityanath was chosen to lead the BJP government after the party registered a massive victory in the assembly elections. The 43-year-old was the youngest member of the 12th Lok Sabha at 26. Controversial throughout his political career, he has been linked to the 2007 communal violence in Uttar Pradesh.

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Shining UP campaign to mark Yogi govt’s ‘30 months of good governance’

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will highlight the achievements of the government in a booklet, “Vikas evam sushashan ke 30 mah" (30 months of good governance and development) in Uttar Pradesh.

Yogi Adityanath interview: 'If need be, Uttar Pradesh can look at NRC in phases... Assam an example'

Speaking to The Indian Express in an interview, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said his government will “respect” the verdict in the Ayodhya case that is being heard in the Supreme Court.

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Yogi Adityanath interview: 'People now have faith that if I work as per law, I will get security, government will support me’

September 19 is the halfway mark of Yogi Adityanath’s term as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Last week, at his residence, he spoke to The Indian Express on the work done — and the task ahead.

Association with IIM will help UP become $1 trillion economy: Yogi Adityanath

"I am confident that when institutions like the IIM join hands with the government and take forward the programmes, we will be able to deliver good results," Adityanath said

In the past, riots turned festivals tragic: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath was speaking at a function to lay the foundation stone of 352 projects worth nearly Rs 1,135 crore in Aligarh.

Govt correcting Congress’ sin in Umbha, repeats Yogi Adityanath

The CM said during the Congress’s tenure, the land belonging to the villagers was snatched away for building a memorial. “This is Congress’s sin that is being fixed by our government,” he said.

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UP cabinet: 25% of compensation amount to be given to victims of lynching, rape as interim relief

The Cabinet also gave its nod to 10 other proposals, including allotting government and gram sabha land to the Civil Aviation Department free of cost for the Jewar airport in Gautam Budh Nagar.

CM Yogi and ministers take leadership lessons at IIM-Lucknow

For many ministers, it was like going to school as they were seen carrying bags with study materials.

Nodal officers at district level to ensure women’s safety: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath made the announcement during a meeting with Union minister for Women and Child Development and Amethi MP Smriti Irani, who was in Lucknow on Saturday. The meeting was also attended by officials of the Centre and state government.

Previous govts divided society, amassed wealth: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday alleged that previous governments left no stone unturned in dividing society in the name of caste and were more interested in amassing wealth. But, he added, “such things do not happen in our government. He said the Modi government is credited with scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special […]

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Modi in Varanasi for thanksgiving visit, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple

Flanked by BJP president Amit Shah and Adityanath, Modi entered the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and paid obeisance to the deity as priests recited Sanskrit 'shlokas' in the sanctum sanctorum.

Akhilesh Yadav goes cycling near Gomti, takes pot shots at Yogi government

Taking pot shots at the Yogi Adityanath government, Akhilesh Yadav expressed hope that now that his official residence is vacated, the state BJP government would do something meaningful for the people.

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Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, participates in cleanliness drive

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday paid a visit to the world famous symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, in Agra city. He also participated in a cleanliness drive near the Mughal-era monument.

Yogi Adityanath hosts grand Diwali in Ayodhya

Yogi Adityanath said, "Good governance — or “Ram Rajya” — will return to Ayodhya, which was neglected by successive state governments."

President Ram Nath Kovind launches 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign in Kanpur

Kovind said every person in the society was “rashtra nirmata” and invited NCC cadet Manish Dwivedi, who belongs to Kanpur, to the Rashtrapati Bhavan to meet him.

Lucknow Metro makes maiden run, phase 1 has 8-km corridor: See pics

The first phase of the Lucknow Metro line from Transport Nagar to Charbagh was inaugurated on Tuesday in the presence of UP Governor Ram Naik, CM Yogi Adityanath and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

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BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

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BJP vs Congress in Chhattisgarh: Classic election season political talk

With Chhattisgarh in the middle of its two-phase election, let’s look at what BJP and Congress are saying. And, of course, there are promises too. No surprises there.

Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

PM Modi turns 68, embarks on two-day visit to Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 68 today. He will embark on a two-day visit to Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency from where he won the election in 2014. Here's his plan for the day.

Kanwaria menace on the streets of Delhi

UP police has rose petals for Kanwarias as the Kanwar yatra comes to an end. But in Delhi, it has been a different story.

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Why the Gorakhpur bypoll result is an important one for the BJP

This by-election result in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency is very important for the BJP, chief minister Adityanath and even Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

UP Govt To Launch 'Pink' AC Buses For Women Using Nirbhaya Fund

The Uttar Pradesh government has come up with a proposal to launch pink air-conditioned buses exclusively for women, news agency IANS quoted an official. Funds have been sanctioned for 50 buses by union government’s Ministry of Women and Child Development from its ‘Nirbhaya Fund’. The official also said that the staff, including the conductor, will […]

Ajmer Dargah Blast: Convict Sunil Joshi Met Yogi Adityanath, Says Joshi's Former Aides

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, met one of the main convicts of October 11, 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast Sunil Joshi, who is now dead, said one of Joshi’s former aides. According to an investigation by the Rajasthan ATS and NIA, the meeting took place at Adityanath’s residence in Gorakhpur in March-April 2006. The NIA later claimed […]

Yogi Adityanath Welcomes SC Observation On Ram Temple Dispute

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s observation on the Ram Mandir construction dispute in Ayodhya. The Supreme Court called for an amicable settlement of the dispute rather than insisting on judicial pronouncement. Supporting the decision of Supreme Court, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, “I welcome SC observation and both […]

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