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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Acknowledging one’s duty is good: Priyanka on Adityanath’s visit

The Congress leader had met relatives of the victims at a guesthouse in Chunar town of Mirzapur district Saturday, a day after she was detained and prevented from going to Sonbhadra.

In simmering Sonbhadra, Yogi Adityanath promises justice, safety to victims’ kin

He also announced that the compensation to the family of each deceased will be increased from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 18.5 lakh, and those injured in the clash will received Rs 2.5 lakh.

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Yogi Adityanath visits Sonbhadra victims' kin, Priyanka Gandhi takes a jibe

The UP government had on Friday suspended the area sub-divisional magistrate, police circle officer, SHO, beat sub-inspector and a constable for alleged laxity in the matter, and formed two inquiry committees with the direction to submit reports within 10 days.

Sonbhadra killings: CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress govts for illegal land transfer

Congress worked to grab the rights of a big community in a wrong manner, says Adityanath in Assembly

Keep security cover to minimum to avoid inconvenience to people: Priyanka requests Yogi

Months before the Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka was entrusted with the responsibility of leading the Congress charge in Uttar Pradesh East. However, the Congress recorded its worst performance in the state winning just one seat.

UP: 8 officials suspended over reports of cattle deaths

The action comes after 16 bovines died after consuming poisonous fodder in Chheria Khurd village of Chitrakoot district on Saturday.

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UP CM lays foundation stone for Hindu pilgrimage spot in Muzaffarnagar; to be on lines of Varanasi, Ayodhya

Adityanath said that Muzaffarnagar has ancient history and this was the place where the “first ever Bhagwat Katha was recited around 5,000 years ago”.

UP govt suspends officials, sends notice to DMs over cow deaths

Probe ordered into Prayagraj case where ‘35 cows died of lightning’ at a shelter

Uttar Pradesh CM’s cure to curb road mishaps: Two drivers on long routes, fitness tests

On Monday, a bus had fell in a canal on Yamuna Expressway, killing 29 people. The CM also directed officials to ensure that all school buses are subjected to fitness test along with police verification.

UP: ‘Vets, not gau ayog, to issue certificates to cattle transporters’

It added, “Gau Sewa Ayog has been asked to conduct a survey on all the points, so that incidents of mob lynching can be stopped.”

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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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