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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.


‘It is cheap communal politics’, says Tarun Chugh

May 17, 2021 8:23 am

Tarun Chugh answers questions on the war of words between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh over the decision of Malerkotla.

Situation in control, prepared for third wave, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

May 17, 2021 6:53 am

“We are hiding nothing. Everything is transparent... Every detail of testing, recoveries and deaths are uploaded on the (government's Covid) portal,” Adityanath told a group of reporters in Noida.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits Gautam Buddh Nagar to review Covid facilities, vaccination drive

May 16, 2021 2:40 pm

Adityanath said that 8,000 rapid response teams are working across the state to trace infections and prevent the virus from spreading.

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves 25% subsidy for new units making medical equipment

May 16, 2021 6:05 am

Under the “UP COVID Emergency Financial Support Scheme”, a minimum investment requirement of Rs 20 lakh has been fixed to set up the unit.

CM Yogi Adityanath visits AMU campus, says will help with medicines, ambulance, oxygen

May 14, 2021 4:00 am

The chief minister visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College campus and monitored the facilities that are available for treating patients in Aligarh and AMU in particular.

AMU deaths: Adityanath visits university to review COVID-19 situation

May 13, 2021 10:54 pm

CM Yogi Adityanath said the shortfall of oxygen was the result of a sudden rise in the daily demand for the life-saving gas last month from 300 metric tonnes to 1,000 metric tonnes.

The UP model, or how not to face a pandemic

May 10, 2021 8:06 pm

Nowhere else in the world has anti-terrorist legislation been invoked to threaten citizens voicing their needs during a pandemic, adding fear to their despair.

Yogi Adityanath reviews Covid-19 centres in Moradabad, Bareilly

May 09, 2021 3:55 am

He added that in order to deal with the challenge of the second wave, the central and state governments are working with full strength.

After BJP MP's letter to UP deputy CM, party MLA writes to CM on oxygen shortage in Lakhimpur Khiri

May 08, 2021 6:20 am

In the letter, Singh stated how badly the district of Lakhimpur Khiri has been in affected the second wave. He said while Covid cases are rising, he has helplessly watched people die for want of critical supplies.

UP: Deaths stay above 350, CM says ‘satisfactory results’ from govt strategy

May 07, 2021 3:36 am

The decline in active cases is being attributed to the high number of tests, curbs and vaccinations


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.

Akhilesh Yadav goes cycling near Gomti, takes pot shots at Yogi government

June 04, 2018 7:07 pm

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

October 27, 2017 9:40 am

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

October 19, 2017 12:23 pm

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

September 15, 2017 10:03 pm

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

September 05, 2017 2:52 pm

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.


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.