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 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Vajpayee’s ashes will be spread in every river of UP: Yogi Adityanath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed condolence over the death of Vajpayee saying his death marks the end of an era and termed it as a “personal and irreplaceable” loss for him.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Yogi Adityanath govt urges Centre to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

According to a proposal from the state civil aviation department, the Bareilly airport is to be named ‘Nath Nagri’, which is believed to be an ancient name of the city for its history of having ardent worshippers of Lord Shiva.

Deoria shelter home case: Yogi Adityanath removes SP from post

Deoria shelter home case: SP transferred, departmental action initiated

On August 6, 24 girls were rescued from an illegally-run shelter home in Deoria after allegation of their sexual exploitation came to light.

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Swami Prasad Maurya, Anil Rajbhar, Dharam Singh Saini, Nand Gopal Gupta, Laxmi Narain Chaudhary, Brajesh Pathak, S P Singh Baghel, Dara Singh Chauhan,

UP govt crackdown on shelter homes: No full-time probation officer in 38 districts

“The reason for the shortage is that earlier governments were not interested in filling up vacancies. They were only interested in making costly purchases and even if they were done, it was not transparent and thus landed into legal battle,” said Rita Bahuguna Joshi, minister for women and child welfare

BJP’s OBC push in UP: Each district to have road named after Karpoori Thakur

BJP’s OBC push in UP: Each district to have road named after Karpoori Thakur

Thakur, who passed away in 1988, is considered one of the leading architects of the political mobilisation of extremely backward classes (EBCs) in Bihar.

Pilgrim’s police

Administrations in UP, Delhi compete in displays of religiosity rather than maintaining order during Kanwad yatra.

Meerut: Kanwarias face DJ music, flowers drop from the sky

Uttar Pradesh: Kanwarias face DJ music, flowers drop from the sky

The DJs took a dig at the previous government which had banned loud music during the pilgrimage.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Yogi Adityanath govt recommends CBI probe in Deoria shelter home case; SIT to investigate

Speaking to media, Yogi Adityanath said the shelter home had been operating since 2009 and financial irregularities in 2015-2016 had been detected, following which government had ordered cancellation of its license and shifting of inmates in 2017.

Uttar Pradesh: Girls were sent to Deoria home despite licence being revoked

Uttar Pradesh: Girls were sent to Deoria home despite licence being revoked

The licence for the Deoria shelter — it was being run by Girija Tripathi who was arrested along with her husband after 24 girls were rescued during a raid Sunday — was suspended by the state government in June 2017.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Deoria shelter home abuse: Yogi Adityanath hands over case to CBI

Police on Monday had rescued 24 girls from a shelter home in a town in eastern Uttar Pradesh after allegations of their sexual exploitation came to light. A couple who were managers at the shelter home and its superintendent have been arrested. 

Uttar Pradesh: Girls were sent to Deoria home despite licence being revoked

Muzaffarpur echo in UP’s Deoria: ‘Char baje jaati thi, subah aati thi’

Deoria Superintendent of Police Rohan P Kanay told reporters: “Twenty-four girls were rescued yesterday from the shelter… which has 42 inmates. Eighteen inmates are still missing. We have sealed it.”

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Respond to those who malign India, Yogi Adityanath to university students

In his sixth visit to the district since he was elected CM, Adityanath appeared to be making a pitch for the upcoming general elections — listing measures the state had taken to generate employment, promoting innovation by youth and saving state revenue.

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Switch off loudspeakers in mosques during Kanwar Yatra: Sadhvi Prachi to Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government had recently initiated the process of withdrawing cases related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, which included hate speech cases against Prachi. 

SYL issue: Two more BJP MPs seek meeting with PM Modi

Not afraid of being in same frame as an industrialist, says PM Modi

Modi in UP: “Be it setting up of fibre or establishment of IT centre for internet service in Uttar Pradesh, digital infrastructure will give a new direction, new pace to the state.”

Modi in Uttar Pradesh HIGHLIGHTS: PM launches 81 projects worth Rs 60,000 crore

Modi in Lucknow LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 81 projects in his fifth visit to Uttar Pradesh in the past one month, a state crucial to the BJP’s prospects ahead of next year’s general elections.