Articles about Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

11 Mar 2020

Politics
Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

12 May 2019

Politics
#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.

Rajnath files nomination from Lucknow, Congress yet to announce candidate

16 Apr 2019

Politics
Rajnath files nomination from Lucknow, Congress yet to announce candidate

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed his nomination from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday, but Congress is yet to come up with a rival.

Priyanka v/s Modi in Varanasi? Congress keeps up with suspense

14 Apr 2019

Politics
Priyanka v/s Modi in Varanasi? Congress keeps up with suspense

On Saturday, Congress announced a fresh list of nine candidates for Uttar Pradesh for upcoming Lok Sabha polls but remained mum on Varanasi.

UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme

04 Sep 2018

India
UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday inducted rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunization programme (RIP) to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhea.

Deoria shelter-home: How a 10-year-old rescued 24 women from abuse

07 Aug 2018

India
Deoria shelter-home: How a 10-year-old rescued 24 women from abuse

Twenty-four women were recently rescued from a shelter home in Deoria, UP, where they were suffering long-time abuse.

Deoria shelter-home abuse: District administration ignored 20 letters,took no action

07 Aug 2018

India
Deoria shelter-home abuse: District administration ignored 20 letters,took no action

Officials in Bihar had at least 2.5 months to rescue more than 30 girls from abuse at a Muzaffarpur shelter home, but their delayed action meant prolonged torture for the minors.

UP: 10-year-old boy mauled to death by dogs; another injured

06 May 2018

India
UP: 10-year-old boy mauled to death by dogs; another injured

A 10-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pack of dogs in UP's Sitapur while another child was injured.

Gujarat Elections: BJP to contest with 14 Congress rebels

24 Oct 2017

Politics
Gujarat Elections: BJP to contest with 14 Congress rebels

As BJP aims to win Gujarat's 182-member Assembly with over 150 seats, it has gone all out to ensure this.

UP govt does damage control, Yogi to visit Taj Mahal

17 Oct 2017

India
UP govt does damage control, Yogi to visit Taj Mahal

After BJP MLA Sangeet Som created controversy by saying the Taj Mahal was built by 'traitors', UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced he will visit the monument on October 25.

RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

28 Jul 2017

Politics
RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

Ahead of RS polls, Congress is in for a major setback after three senior MLAs from Gujarat Assembly resigned and joined BJP in Amit Shah's presence in Gandhinagar on Thursday.

Expelled from BSP Siddiqui hits back, calls Mayawati a gangster

12 May 2017

Politics
Expelled from BSP Siddiqui hits back, calls Mayawati a gangster

Expelled national general secretary of the BSP, Naseemuddin Siddiqui accused Mayawati of operating criminal gangs to quell voices of dissent within and outside the party.

2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017

28 Apr 2017

Delhi
2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017

The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday.

UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

25 Mar 2017

Politics
UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

UP Chief Minister Adityanath, has asked Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to vacate his office on the fifth floor of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan (Annexe) building.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

23 Mar 2017

Politics
UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

Yogi Adityanath retained the crucial home ministry, among others, in an attempt to keep a check on UP's dismal law and order. However, finance has gone to veteran Rajesh Agarwal.

Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

20 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

Yogi Adityanath, in his first decision as UP CM, has asked all ministers to declare income and assets within 15 days.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

19 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in as Uttar Pradesh's CM today. The ceremony was attended by Modi, Amit Shah, Advani, amongst others.

Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

18 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

The BJP has appointed their MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur, as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha since 1998.

UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP

11 Mar 2017

Politics
UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP

BJP scripted a landmark victory in UP. It won a total of 312 out of 384 seats it contested from. The vote-share for BJP stands at 39.7%

Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share

11 Mar 2017

Politics
Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share

As of 3:30 pm, trends reveal the BJP is winning/leading in 280/41 seats in the UP election, compared to winning 47 seats during the 2012 elections.

Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark

11 Mar 2017

Politics
Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark

Early counting (as of 10:56 am) shows a major victory for the BJP against the ruling Samajwadi Party and its Congress alliance.

UP Elections: Sonia, Priyanka to campaign from family strong-holds

10 Feb 2017

Politics
UP Elections: Sonia, Priyanka to campaign from family strong-holds

Sonia Gandhi is expected to start campaigning for UP elections from her constituency of Rae Bareli. Priyanka Gandhi is likely to campaign for Rahul Gandhi, who will be contesting from Amethi.

Gulabi Gang leader among Congress UP candidates

27 Jan 2017

Politics
Gulabi Gang leader among Congress UP candidates

Sampat Devi Pal, a social worker and founder of the Gulabi Gang, a group of women seeking justice for crimes against women, is among the candidates put forward by the Congress for the UP elections.

Congress trouble: 17 leaders quit in support of Rita Joshi

27 Oct 2016

Politics
Congress trouble: 17 leaders quit in support of Rita Joshi

Spelling more trouble for the Congress in the run up to the 2017 UP elections, 17 leaders close to former UP Congress Chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi tendered their resignation in her support.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Ayodhya

09 Sep 2016

Politics
Rahul Gandhi to visit Ayodhya

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is set to visit Ayodhya today, a move touted to be the first by any Nehru-Gandhi family member since 1992.

Rahul Gandhi on a 2500km mahayatra in UP before polls

06 Sep 2016

Politics
Rahul Gandhi on a 2500km mahayatra in UP before polls

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi announced his mahayatra from Deoria in eastern Uttar Pradesh to New Delhi from September 6.