Articles about Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician, five-time Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP), and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh as of 2021. He is a Hindu monk of the Nath Sampradaya and Mahant (head priest) of the Gorakhnath Math. Adityanath was born as Ajay Singh Bisht in the present-day Uttarakhand, then a part of Uttar Pradesh, and completed his BSc in Mathematics from the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University. At a young age, he renounced his home and adopted monkhood under his guru, Mahant Avaidyanath of the Gorakhnath Math. Adityanath subsequently succeeded the latter as the Math’s chief priest. In 1998, Adityanath became the Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur constituency and was re-elected successively in the 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014 General Elections. He emerged as a young leader in his own right and was one of the BJP’s prominent campaigners for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. After BJP’s landslide victory in the Assembly elections, Adityanath was appointed as the state’s Chief Minister.

UP DGP Mukul Goel removed for 'neglecting duty, disobeying orders'

12 May 2022

India
UP DGP Mukul Goel removed for 'neglecting duty, disobeying orders'

Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday removed the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Mukul Goel for "not taking interest in departmental work" and "disobeying orders."

Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

06 May 2022

India
Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking the installation of a loudspeaker in a mosque for "azaan," saying it's "not a fundamental right."

Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

04 May 2022

India
Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, a 13-year-old teen was allegedly raped by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station where she had gone to complain against her rapists, PTI reported.

Gorakhnath temple attack case: Police find link between accused, ISIS

30 Apr 2022

India
Gorakhnath temple attack case: Police find link between accused, ISIS

The Gorakhnath temple attack case has taken an unexpected turn.

'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

26 Apr 2022

India
'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new order directing authorities to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious establishments.

No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

19 Apr 2022

India
No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya festivals early next month, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said religious processions will not be allowed in the state without proper permission.

UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

17 Apr 2022

India
UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday put its National Capital Region (NCR) districts, including Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, on high alert following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

SP chief Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Yadav to join BJP soon?

15 Apr 2022

Politics
SP chief Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Yadav to join BJP soon?

The political scene in Uttar Pradesh took a new turn on Friday.

Gorakhpur: Armed assailant arrested after attempting to enter Gorakhnath temple

04 Apr 2022

India
Gorakhpur: Armed assailant arrested after attempting to enter Gorakhnath temple

A man armed with a sharp weapon attempted to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath temple in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening, injuring two police officers.

Yogi's first big decision: Free ration for 15 crore people

26 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi's first big decision: Free ration for 15 crore people

After taking oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second term, Yogi Adityanth on Saturday took his first big decision of extending UP's free ration scheme for three months for 15 crore people.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

25 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second consecutive term on Friday at Lucknow's Ekana Cricket Stadium.

Yogi Adityanath swearing-in ceremony: Modi, 'The Kashmir Files' team invited

25 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath swearing-in ceremony: Modi, 'The Kashmir Files' team invited

After staking claim to form the government in Uttar Pradesh for the second term, Yogi Adityanath will be swearing-in as Chief Minister at a mega event in Lucknow on Friday.

Yogi to meet Modi in Delhi, oath-taking likely after Holi

12 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi to meet Modi in Delhi, oath-taking likely after Holi

Yogi Adityanath is set to take the oath of office for a second straight term as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh following the festival of Holi (March 18), ANI reported.

Yogi Adityanath breaks 'Noida jinx'; know all about the superstition

10 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath breaks 'Noida jinx'; know all about the superstition

Yogi Adityanath is all set to return as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for a second term with Bharatiya Janata Party comfortably crossing the 202-seat majority mark in the 2022 UP Assembly elections.

Yogi Adityanath set to create history in Uttar Pradesh

10 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath set to create history in Uttar Pradesh

The counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 is underway and state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to create history as the official trends showed the ruling BJP has already crossed the halfway mark.

UP Assembly elections 2022: Final phase of polling underway

07 Mar 2022

Politics
UP Assembly elections 2022: Final phase of polling underway

Voting for the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 began at 7 am on Monday.

UP Elections 2022 phase 6: Voting underway in 57 seats

03 Mar 2022

Politics
UP Elections 2022 phase 6: Voting underway in 57 seats

The voting for the sixth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 began at 7 am on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh: 13 dead after falling into well in Kushinagar

17 Feb 2022

India
Uttar Pradesh: 13 dead after falling into well in Kushinagar

Thirteen women and girls died in a village in the Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh after they accidentally fell into a well during a wedding celebration late on Wednesday.

India to run by constitution, not Islamic law: Yogi Adityanath

14 Feb 2022

Politics
India to run by constitution, not Islamic law: Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of the second phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said India would function as per the constitution, not the Shariat law.

UP elections: Yogi Adityanath warns state 'may become Kashmir, Bengal'

10 Feb 2022

Politics
UP elections: Yogi Adityanath warns state 'may become Kashmir, Bengal'

As Uttar Pradesh goes to poll on Thursday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the state could become West Bengal, Kerala, or Kashmir if the voters "make a mistake."

SP releases manifesto for UP, promises to make farmers debt-free

08 Feb 2022

Politics
SP releases manifesto for UP, promises to make farmers debt-free

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday released the party's manifesto for upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

BJP promises jobs, electricity, gas in manifesto for UP elections

08 Feb 2022

Politics
BJP promises jobs, electricity, gas in manifesto for UP elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, due to begin this week.

Kejriwal reacts to PM's statement on migrant crisis during lockdown

08 Feb 2022

Politics
Kejriwal reacts to PM's statement on migrant crisis during lockdown

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday vehemently opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on migrant exodus during the nationwide lockdown in 2020.

Ahead of UP elections, Congress leader RPN Singh joins BJP

25 Jan 2022

Politics
Ahead of UP elections, Congress leader RPN Singh joins BJP

Former Union Minister and Congress leader RPN Singh on Tuesday quit the party just weeks ahead of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Akhilesh Yadav to contest UP elections from party stronghold Karhal

22 Jan 2022

Politics
Akhilesh Yadav to contest UP elections from party stronghold Karhal

The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday confirmed that party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh from Karhal constituency in Mainpuri district.

UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

20 Jan 2022

Politics
UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has decided to contest against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the upcoming assembly elections in the state from the Gorakhpur Sadar seat.

In a first, Akhilesh Yadav to contest Uttar Pradesh elections

19 Jan 2022

Politics
In a first, Akhilesh Yadav to contest Uttar Pradesh elections

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly decided to contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections, according to ANI.

Before UP elections, former IPS joins BJP, ex-minister joins SP

16 Jan 2022

Politics
Before UP elections, former IPS joins BJP, ex-minister joins SP

After his recent voluntary retirement, former IPS officer Asim Arun joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Lucknow on Sunday.

Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur

15 Jan 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday confirmed that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will contest the upcoming Assembly elections from the Gorakhpur (Urban) constituency.

UP elections: Major upset for BJP; 7 defectors join SP

14 Jan 2022

Politics
UP elections: Major upset for BJP; 7 defectors join SP

Former Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Ministers Dharam Singh Saini and Swami Prasad Maurya joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday.

COVID-19: Adityanath's appeal as UP allows Makar Sankranti holy dip

13 Jan 2022

India
COVID-19: Adityanath's appeal as UP allows Makar Sankranti holy dip

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday urged people to strictly follow COVID-19 protocols ahead of the 'Makar Sankranti' dip at Sangam, the confluence of three rivers in Prayagraj.

BJP MLA Mukesh Verma quits; 7th resignation before UP elections

13 Jan 2022

Politics
BJP MLA Mukesh Verma quits; 7th resignation before UP elections

Weeks before the Uttar Pradesh elections, Shikohabad MLA Mukesh Verma announced his resignation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday morning.

Swami Prasad Maurya: Why this BJP dissenter now faces arrest

12 Jan 2022

Politics
Swami Prasad Maurya: Why this BJP dissenter now faces arrest

A month ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections, Swami Prasad Maurya tendered a shocking resignation as a minister in the Yogi Adityanath-led state government on Tuesday.

LED raths, door-to-door campaigns: BJP's plan for UP elections

11 Jan 2022

Politics
LED raths, door-to-door campaigns: BJP's plan for UP elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh will begin a door-to-door campaign across the state from Tuesday.

IT Department raids SP MLC Pushpraj Jain over tax evasion

31 Dec 2021

Politics
IT Department raids SP MLC Pushpraj Jain over tax evasion

The Income Tax Department conducted raids at the premises of Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator Pushpraj Jain in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj on Friday.

Modi inaugurates Kanpur Metro; here's all you need to know

28 Dec 2021

Politics
Modi inaugurates Kanpur Metro; here's all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the completed section of the Kanpur Metro Rail Project during his visit to the city in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

UP orders investigation into Ayodhya temple land deals after exposé

23 Dec 2021

India
UP orders investigation into Ayodhya temple land deals after exposé

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into land dealings in Ayodhya near the Ram temple

Ahead of UP elections, Modi transfers Rs. 1,000cr to SHGs

21 Dec 2021

Politics
Ahead of UP elections, Modi transfers Rs. 1,000cr to SHGs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday transferred Rs. 1,000 crore to bank accounts of various self-help groups in Uttar Pradesh.

Varanasi: Modi to chair conclave with CMs of BJP-ruled states

14 Dec 2021

India
Varanasi: Modi to chair conclave with CMs of BJP-ruled states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday attend a conclave of Chief Ministers from a dozen states ruled by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

PM Modi inaugurates Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi

13 Dec 2021

India
PM Modi inaugurates Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

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