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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Uttar Pradesh: No headway in her rape complaint, she ends life

“My wife ended her life after she lost hope of getting justice... she came to know that police had decided to file a closure report in the case,” the woman's husband said.

SC says UP encounters need 'serious consideration', issues notice to Yogi govt

The apex court has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL seeking a court-monitored CBI or SIT probe into recent encounter killings in the state


Quota and bad faith

UP government’s bid to revisit reservation model is as debatable as Centre’s move on upper caste quotas

BJP will effectively wipe them off: Adityanath on BSP-SP alliance

Adityanath noted that the BSP-SP alliance denoted 'casteist mentality' and 'anarchic elements'.

Of its own making

Cow welfare cess is not the solution to a problem the UP government has created for itself.

Secretaries of UP ministers caught on tape negotiating bribes arrested

The development comes weeks after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered registration of an FIR and formation of a Special Investigation Team to probe the case.


BJP may face losses in 2019 polls due to corruption by officials: Party MLA to UP CM

"Owing to the corrupt practices of the officials in the district, the mood of the people have turned against the state government," the letter to Yogi Adityanath read

Uttar Pradesh's animal farm: Anger is growing, solutions dwindling

Under flyovers, in schools, in offices and any possible government space, farmers are locking up cows and bulls everywhere keeping them away from fields in the crucial rabi season. As government struggles against their burgeoning number, anger is growing, solutions dwindling.

Congress 'misused' CBI to frame Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin case: Yogi Adityanath

Amit Shah, who was the minister of state for home in Gujarat at the time, was arrested briefly in 2010 in the case before being discharged in December 2014.

UP Cabinet decides to set up cow sheds for stray cattle

The state cabinet meeting, presided by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, okayed the plan and said a 'cow welfare cess" will be imposed for the same, a government spokesman said. The official said temporary cow sheds (gaushalas) will be opened in all villages, panchayats, municipalities, nagar panchayats and municipal corporations.

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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.

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?


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.


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.