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No government grant for new madrassas in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has accepted a proposal by the state Cabinet to not allow government grants for new madrassas in the state. The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet had taken its decision on May 17. A day later, the CM gave his approval to it. Last week, the UP government had made the...

Yogi Adityanath tells his ministers, civil service officers to declare assets within 3 months

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed his ministers, IAS and IPS officers and provincial civil service officers to declare their assets, both movable and immovable, within three months. The order, aimed at promoting transparency in the government, was issued during a special sitting after a Cabinet meeting. Family members of these...

UP free ration scheme extended by 3 months

Lucknow: A day after being sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second term, Yogi Adityanath announced extension of UP free ration scheme for three months. The new UP Cabinet met for the first time on Saturday, where the decision to extend the free ration scheme was taken. Yogi announced the...

Yogi Adityanath to take oath today as Uttar Pradesh CM for second consecutive term

Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath will be sworn in as the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Friday afternoon. This is his second consecutive term as the CM of the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and several other leaders are expected to attend the event, to be held...

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: Voting for 57 seats underway in Phase 6

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath hoping for a win from Gorakhpur which votes today Lucknow: Voting for Phase 6, the penultimate phase, of voting in Uttar Pradesh Assembly began on Thursday morning. This phase covers 57 Assembly seats across 10 districts. In 2017, 48 of these seats had gone to the BJP and allies. One...

Opposition in Lok Sabha walks out over Yogi Adityanath’s controversial vote appeal

New Delhi: The echo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s controversial vote appeal on Wednesday was heard in the Lok Sabha on Friday. In a video, Adityanath had said the Uttar Pradesh would turn into “Kerala, Bengal or Kerala” if BJP did not return to power. The comment was met with severe criticism not...

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: Yogi Adityanath to contest from Gorakhpur

  Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and one of BJP’s most popular leaders, Yogi Adityanath, will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections from Gorakhpur, his stronghold for past several years. This is for the first time that Yogi Adityanath will fight in Assembly elections. He was elected Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur for five consecutive...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi, showers petals on labourers

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ambitious Kashi Vishwanath corridor in Varanasi on Monday. The corridor surrounds the Kashi Vishwanath temple near Dashashwamedh Ghat. Earlier in the day, he took a dip in the Ganga and prayed at the Kaal Bhairav temple in Kashi before heading for the inauguration. Crowds came out on the...

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Noida International Airport on Nov 25

First phase of UP government’s ambitious Noida International Airport is likely to be ready by September 2024  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the ambitious Noida International Airport in Jewar on November 25, according to reports. He will be joined by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Phase 1...

Faizabad railway station to be renamed as Ayodhya Cantt

CM Yogi Adityanath makes announcement, three years after renaming Faizabad as Ayodhya Lucknow: Nearly three years after renaming Faizabad district as Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh government has announced that the district’s railway station will be known as Ayodhya Cantt. The announcement was made by the Chief Minister’s Office via Twitter on Saturday. The tweet in...

UP seer Narendra Giri found dead; FIR filed against disciple Anand Giri

Narendra Giri reportedly died by suicide at his residence at Baghambari Math in Prayagraj Prayagraj: Police have registered an FIR against Anand Giri, disciple of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad head Narendra Giri who was found dead at his home at Baghambari Math on Monday. Narendra Giri, the head of the top religious body in Uttar...

PM Modi praises Yogi Adityanath for development of UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath saying that the state leads the way in development campaigns. The prime minister said this during the foundation stone laying ceremony of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh. Notably, the praise for Yogi Adityanath comes ahead of the Assembly election...