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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.


First Budget of Yogi 2.0 puts focus on election promises

May 27, 2022 1:47 am

With Rs 6,15,518.97 crore total outlay, it is the biggest budget of Uttar Pradesh till date. The Adityanath government had presented a Rs 5,50,270.78-crore budget for the last financial year.

Uttar Pradesh Budget Highlights: Oppn slams UP budget, terms it 'web of statistics, cliched'

May 26, 2022 10:57 pm

Uttar Pradesh Budget Highlights: UP's state budget 2022-23 was presented in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday morning

Budget Session: Day 2 Adityanath, Akhilesh face off over crime

May 25, 2022 6:19 am

Raising the issue of crime against women and the law and order situation in the state during the Zero Hour, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav hit out at the BJP government over its claim of “zero tolerance” toward crime.

At RSS event, Yogi Adityanath lists highlights: no Eid namaz on road, loudspeakers

May 23, 2022 8:27 am

According Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, owing to the double-engine government structure, UP has started moving towards becoming the second-largest economy in the country.

Adityanath tells MLAs: Don’t run from use of technology

May 21, 2022 5:53 am

Meanwhile, while inaugurating the orientation programme, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla expressed concern over the “deteriorating dignity” of the legislative houses because of “ruckus, slogan raising and showing of placards.”

Family of Hathras man who died in police custody seeks CBI probe, urges CM Adityanath to intervene

May 20, 2022 3:48 am

Till now, five policemen have been suspended, and a murder FIR has been registered against two of them.

Explained: Lucknow's Laxman connection, and a large mosque built in the reign of Aurangzeb

May 19, 2022 7:26 pm

While Lucknow's name has long been associated with Laxman in the popular imagination, speculation about its possible renaming gained ground after the late BJP leader Lalji Tandon wrote a book, Ankaha Lucknow, in 2018, in which he lamented the loss of the city’s connection with the brother of Lord Ram.

Ab, Laxman ke naam: Yogi Adityanath’s tweet, statue set off talk of Lucknow renaming

May 19, 2022 10:47 am

The theory that 'Lucknow' is a distorted version of what was originally a name inspired by Lord Ram's brother Laxman is one of several regarding the city's name.

PM Modi to Yogi ministers: Manage time better, focus on ‘karya’ first

May 17, 2022 2:03 am

A month into his second term, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath welcomed PM Modi at his official residence in Lucknow, where he was joined by his entire council of ministers.

PM halts in Lucknow today, all fingers crossed over dinner with Yogi cabinet

May 16, 2022 7:36 am

The visit is being seen as important from various aspects, especially keeping the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in mind, sources said.


After six-year gap, judges and chief ministers meet to iron out issues in judiciary

April 30, 2022 3:07 pm

After a gap of six years, a joint conference of chief ministers and chief justices of high courts was held today in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India N V Ramana.

With Assembly polls battle over, celebrations, stock-taking in political parties

March 13, 2022 9:05 pm

Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann, along with AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal, held a victory roadshow in Amritsar on Sunday to mark their spectacular win in Punjab elections.

Modi, Priyanka, Akhilesh rally across UP as state votes in fifth phase of polls

February 27, 2022 9:02 pm

Uttar Pradesh went for fifth phase of voting on Sunday.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022: I hereby declare

March 07, 2022 10:38 am

Assembly elections in five states — Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur– will be completed in seven phases with UP being the first to go to polls on February 10. Results of all the assembly polls will be declared on March 10.

75 years of independence: UP gets 500 drones to present freedom struggle stories

December 20, 2021 10:27 pm

According to the UP government, the show, themed 'Azadi ki Shaurya Gatha' , was the largest ever such event in the country.

Yogi Adityanath expands UP Cabinet; Channi's cabinet takes oath in Punjab

September 27, 2021 12:02 am

Seven new ministers took oath in the UP cabinet, whereas, six ministers were dropped from the Punjab cabinet

Dev Deepawali event, prayers at Kashi temple: Here's how PM's Varanasi visit unfolded

November 30, 2020 10:26 pm

PM Modi reiterated his call of 'Vocal for Local', saying the manner in which people celebrated Diwali this time, using local products, was inspiring.

A timeline from July 3 to July 10: The events leading up to the Vikas Dubey encounter

July 11, 2020 3:09 pm

Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey was shot dead Friday when he allegedly tried to escape from the police custody.

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

May 28, 2019 7:23 am

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.


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

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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?

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:26 pm

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.