Yogi Adityanath

UP: ‘Repeat 2014’ BJP Meet Begins In Chitrakoot

NEW DELHI: With an aim to repeat its performance of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) crucial three-day meet started in Chitrakoot on Friday. In 2014, BJP won 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. Its ally Apna Dal had won two seats. Congress was reduced

Tighten Your Belts, 2024 Is Near: PM Modi Rings Bell At BJP CM, DCM Meet

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a meeting with BJP Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers, emphasised that the flagship schemes of the Union government should be implemented with full vigour. The prime minister told the BJP Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers to ensure that schemes like GatiShakti, Har Ghar Jal, Svamitva, DBT

Draupadi Murmu Set To Become 15th President Of India

NEW DELHI: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Draupadi Murmu is poised to become the 15th President of India, experts said as the voting concluded on Monday evening. Murmu, the former Governor of Jharkhand, will become the first tribal President of India if she manages to beat Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha, which is, in all likelihood,

CM Yogi Invites Indonesian Delegation For This Year’s Deepotsava

LUCKNOW: To further strengthen people-to-people ties between India and Indonesia, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has invited an Indonesian minister-led cultural delegation to participate in Deepotsava in Ayodhya this year. He extended the invitation during his meeting with Indonesian ambassador Ina H Krishnamurthi at his residence here on Tuesday.  CM Yogi said that India

CM Yogi Wishes People On Guru Purnima, Cautions Against Covid

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday wished the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, and appealed to them to celebrate the festival while observing all Covid-related protocols. In his message to the citizens, CM Yogi, who is also the chief priest of the famous Gorakhpur temple, said

Anti-Agnipath Protests: 415 Arrested, 20 FIRs Registered In UP

LUCKNOW: In a major crackdown on violent protests against the newly-introduced military recruitment scheme ‘Agnipath’, the Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested 415 people and have registered FIR against 20 people in the state. At least 21 police personnel and 14 civilians have sustained injuries in these violent protests in different districts of Uttar Pradesh, as

BJP’s KP Maurya, 7 Others File Nomination For UP Council Polls

LUCKNOW: Eight candidates including deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya filed their nomination papers for the ensuing legislative council elections here on Thursday. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Brijesh Pathak, and state BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh accompanied the candidates during the process. Apart from Maurya who lost the Assembly elections to Samajwadi Party’s

UP Govt Removes 21,963 Loudspeakers Across State

  LUCKNOW: Amid a raging political controversy over the use of loudspeakers at places of worship in Maharashtra, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday said it had removed nearly 22,000 unauthorised loudspeakers across the state. As per data released by the UP government, 21,963 loudspeakers were uninstalled from religious sites of worship till Thursday evening.

Over 10K Loudspeakers Removed From Religious Sites In UP

  LUCKNOW: In a statewide drive conducted by the Yogi Adityanath government, 10,923 loudspeakers were removed from religious sites of different communities across Uttar Pradesh till Wednesday. Apart from that, the volume of 35,221 loudspeakers has been lowered in accordance with the prescribed decibel levels. CM Yogi has directed government officials to ensure that the

UP Police Attaches Properties Worth Rs 25.4 Cr Of Conman Ajeet Gupta, Aides For Cheating

LUCKNOW: Acting tough against gangsters, the Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday said that it had attached property worth Rs 25.4 crore of Ajeet Gupta and his aides. Gupta had duped number of people in the state on pretext of giving them high returns on their investments in his company Ani bullion. As per the police