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Monday, May 23, 2022

Lalmani Verma


A Letter From Varanasi: ‘It’s our waqt… Ayodhya will happen in Kashi too’
Sun, May 22, 2022

Hearing a petition by five Hindu women seeking access to pray at “a shrine behind the western wall of the mosque complex”, a court in Varanasi had on April 8 ordered an inspection of the site along with a videographic survey of the action.

Surge in footfall for Friday prayers at Gyanvapi Mosque
Sat, May 21, 2022

Since the footfall was beyond the mosque’s capacity, several devotees were sent back by the management committee.

Debris of temples, Hindu motifs seen in Gyanvapi complex: Survey reports
Fri, May 20, 2022

Application in SC says surveys show structure Hindu; mosque panel objects to ‘leaks’

Gyanvapi case: Legal validity has to be decided by the court. I have only executed my duty, says Ajay Kumar Mishra
Fri, May 20, 2022

About the videography done during the survey done by him, Mishra said that videography records and other evidences have been deposited at a safe place and whenever the court needs it can get all that.

Shivling claim site in Gyanvapi secured, no restrictions on namaz
Thu, May 19, 2022

In the adjoining Kashi Vishwanath complex, an idol of Nandi, gazing in the direction of the Gyanvapi mosque, has been drawing crowds ever since the claim of the discovery of the Shivling during the survey of the mosque complex.

Secure Shivling claim site, allow namaz: SC on Gyanvapi mosque row
Wed, May 18, 2022

Plea in Varanasi clearly seeks to change religious character: Masjid committee

Gyanvapi mosque row: Survey official removed, two more days to submit report
Wed, May 18, 2022

The removal of Advocate Commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra came on an application filed by Vishal Singh, the Special Advocate Commissioner.

Shivpal Yadav interview: ‘Azam Khan is the senior-most UP MLA… Let him come out of jail. Talks will take place’
Tue, May 17, 2022

Veteran MLA talks about mistakes in ticket distribution in recent Assembly elections, the 'difference' between Akhilesh and his father

PM halts in Lucknow today, all fingers crossed over dinner with Yogi cabinet
Mon, May 16, 2022

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

Split in BKU, new outfit leaders say will be ‘apolitical’
Mon, May 16, 2022

Announcing the new outfit at Ganna Sansthan in Lucknow on the death anniversary of BKU founder Chaudhary Mahendra Singh Tikait, the leaders of BKU (Apolitical) alleged that they were upset with the “political” statements made by BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait during the farm law protests

Newsmaker | Taj Mahal plea: One BJP leader’s labour of un-wonder
Thu, May 12, 2022

RTI pleas, letters, appeal to Centre, HC petition, Rajneesh Singh has tried everything; SC next.

Maximum City, maximum votes: With Yogi govt office, BJP eyes UPites in Mumbai
Thu, May 12, 2022

Ahead of BMC polls, the party is set to begin outreach to north Indians.

ABVP protests on LU campus, seeks sacking of Dalit prof
Wed, May 11, 2022

The ABVP later began an “indefinite” dharna on campus, demanding that the university administration sack Ravi Kant, an associate professor in the Hindi department of the varsity.

Remarks about temple: ABVP seeks sacking of Dalit prof in UP
Wed, May 11, 2022

The ABVP later began an “indefinite” dharna on campus, demanding that the university administration sack Ravi Kant, an associate professor in the Hindi department of the varsity.

UP govt plans a new-look Ayodhya: Wide roads, CCTVs, international airport
Tue, May 10, 2022

In the 2022 Assembly elections, the BJP had won from Ayodhya seat but with a reduced margin -- from a gap of 50,440 votes in 2017 to 19,990 votes in 2022. The BJP won three of the five Assembly seats in the district while the SP won two.

Ayodhya: From UP to Maharashtra, a must-stop on poll pilgrimage
Tue, May 10, 2022

MNS chief Raj Thackeray and Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray are both scheduled to visit the town in June

Newsmaker | Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh: BJP’s ‘shaktishali’ wrestler-MP who wants to keep Raj Thackeray out of Ayodhya
Tue, May 10, 2022

Hailing from Gonda, Singh has been vocal about his Hindutva politics and was associated with the Ram Janmabhoomi movement.

Bathing by hand-pumps to tending to cows: Snapshots from UP ministers’ district tours
Tue, May 10, 2022

The ministers' visits to the villages across the districts are a part of the ‘Sarkar Janta Ke Dwar’ (government at people’s doorstep) initiative launched by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

With Yogi govt in place, decks cleared for UP BJP rejig with new faces in top roles
Sun, May 08, 2022

According to well-placed sources in the UP BJP, the party unit’s current general secretary (organisation) Sunil Bansal is likely to be replaced by a new face very soon.

‘Not a member of SP, should strengthen his own party’: Akhilesh takes fresh jibe at Shivpal
Fri, May 06, 2022

“He has own party and is its national president. The SP gave him symbol only for the elections. When you give symbol to someone, you have to make that person a member (of the party),”Akhilesh Yadav said.

Polls ahead, from Himachal to MP to Rajasthan, all hail Parshuram
Fri, May 06, 2022

Seen as way to Brahmin vote; Parshuram first emerged as an icon in time for UP polls

Keshav Prasad Maurya: ‘Loudspeakers peacefully removed from temples, mosques… Oppn makes provocative remarks, law and order in UP is fine’
Thu, May 05, 2022

In an interview with The Indian Express, UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya talks on the loudspeaker row, development plan for Mathura and the recently concluded assembly elections, among other issues.

Their shakha vs our shakha: AAP to take rashtrawad battle against RSS to maidans, mohallas in UP
Tue, May 03, 2022

The Tiranga Shakhas also go one step further – by drawing a parallel with the RSS's model of shakhas in both the name of the meetings, the members called 'pramukhs' organising them, and the way AAP will be holding them.

Declare your assets online, Yogi tells his ministers and officials
Wed, Apr 27, 2022

CM Yogi Adityanath also asked the Ministers to ensure that their family members do not interfere in the functioning of the government.

Jailhouse rock: BJP now joins in, Azam guest list grows longer
Wed, Apr 27, 2022

After RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary and Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav visited him in prison, Azam has now received a Congress guest, and, the biggest surprise of all, praise from the BJP.