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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CM Yogi summons minister after she ‘threatens’ police officer for Ansal FIR

In the recording, Swati Singh, Minister of State for Women’s Welfare, Child Development & Nutrition, purportedly questions DSP Beenu Singh, posted as circle officer (CO) of Lucknow’s Cantonment area, for lodging an FIR against Ansal Developers

Lucknow: River clean-up, water supply scheme top state agenda in Niti Aayog meeting

The Chief Minister also informed Kumar that apart from rejuvenation of rivers, steps are also being undertaken for the rejuvenation of old ponds and wells across the state for the purpose of water conservation.

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Gurupurab celebrations: Guru Nanak opposed Babur when nation was under threat, says Yogi Adityanath

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tuesday pointed out how Sikh guru Guru Nanak Dev had stood against [Mughal emperor] Babur at a time the country was facing an invasion and religion was under threat. Adityanath was addressing a gathering during a function in Lucknow to celebrate the 550th Prakash Parv (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev. […]

Lucknow confidential: On A Roll

The last update from the CM’s media team was a blog reportedly written by Adityanath exclusively on the Ram temple movement and its significance.

UP plans special Assembly session to celebrate India’s Constitution Day

The last time the state government recommended a special session was to mark Gandhi Jayanti.

EPF scam: Former UPPCL MD arrested AP Mishra arrested

An official spokesman said here that Mishra, who was close to former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and known as "Arab Pati Mishra" was "sacked" from his post of MD on March 24, 2017 after the Yogi Adityanath government came to power.

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EPF scam: UPPCL managing director transferred

The late Sunday night move comes after the Opposition attacked the BJP government over investments of more than Rs 2,600 crore of the UPPCL EPF in scam-hit housing finance firm DHFL.

Be cautious while speaking on Ayodhya verdict: Yogi Adityanath

Sources said that during the special meeting ahead of the Cabinet meet Friday, the CM asked his ministers to educate people in their regions against indulging in any acts that could agitate others.

15th Finance Commission meets UP CM: Panel flags economy, lauds decline in poverty

The Commission flagged a high burden of pension and interest because of the Seventh Pay Commission and increasing losses suffered by public sector undertakings (PSUs).

All those involved in organised crime in jail now: CM Yogi

The CM's remarks came after the Opposition attacked the BJP government for the law and order situation in the state, days after the murder of Hindu outfit chief Kamlesh Tiwari.

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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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