Articles about Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath, born on 5th June 1972 is an Indian priest and the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. A MP from Gorakhpur from the last 5 consecutive terms, since 1998, he was appointed as the CM of UP on 19th March 2017 by the BJP. He is a Hindu Nationalist Politician and a firm believer of Hindutva politics.

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

11 Jun 2021

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence in Delhi.

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

10 Jun 2021

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.

Two held over doctored audio clip defaming UP CM

09 Jun 2021

Two held over doctored audio clip defaming UP CM

Two social media promoters were arrested in connection with a case registered over a doctored audio clip allegedly defaming the Uttar Pradesh chief minister and the state government, police said on Tuesday.

Eight killed in LPG cylinder explosion in Gonda, UP

02 Jun 2021

Eight killed in LPG cylinder explosion in Gonda, UP

Eight people, including three children, were killed when a double-story house in Tikri village in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh collapsed after an LPG cylinder exploded, police said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh BJP holds review meetings ahead of polls

01 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh BJP holds review meetings ahead of polls

Bharatiya Janata Party's National General Secretary BL Santhosh today met senior party leaders in Uttar Pradesh so as to review the performance of the party there.

'Mission June': UP to inoculate 1 crore in 30 days

01 Jun 2021

'Mission June': UP to inoculate 1 crore in 30 days

In a commendable move, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government plans to vaccinate one crore people against the novel coronavirus in the next 30 days.

Vaccinations for 18-44 group across UP from June 1

24 May 2021

Vaccinations for 18-44 group across UP from June 1

The vaccination of people in the 18-44 age group against the deadly COVID-19 will be expanded to all district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh from June 1, a state government spokesperson said on Sunday.

UP government announces reward for making villages, wards COVID-19 free

22 May 2021

UP government announces reward for making villages, wards COVID-19 free

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a special drive to make villages and urban wards in the state free of the coronavirus, which has been devastating rural India over the past few months.

Uttar Pradesh prepared for third COVID-19 wave, says Yogi Adityanath

17 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh prepared for third COVID-19 wave, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that the state is prepared for the third wave of COVID-19 and that its pandemic situation is not alarming or out of control.

Congress leader accuses UP CM Adityanath of fudging coronavirus numbers

12 May 2021

Congress leader accuses UP CM Adityanath of fudging coronavirus numbers

Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu has trashed the state government's claims on managing the coronavirus pandemic and accused Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of fudging statistics of coronavirus.

Uttar Pradesh: BJP leaders write to CM over COVID-19 crisis

11 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh: BJP leaders write to CM over COVID-19 crisis

Several MPs and MLAs from Uttar Pradesh BJP have written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, highlighting the state government's shortcomings in handling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Book those black-marketing medicines like Remdesivir under NSA: Adityanath

21 Apr 2021

Book those black-marketing medicines like Remdesivir under NSA: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials to conduct raids on those involved in black-marketing of medicines like Remdesivir and book offenders under the National Security Act (NSA).

Kafeel Khan urges government to let him serve during COVID-19

20 Apr 2021

Kafeel Khan urges government to let him serve during COVID-19

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government in 2017, has appealed to the state government to allow him to serve during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

No lockdown in five Uttar Pradesh cities, rules Supreme Court

20 Apr 2021

No lockdown in five Uttar Pradesh cities, rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today put on hold the Monday order of Allahabad High Court, which directed that a lockdown must be imposed in five cities of Uttar Pradesh to control the coronavirus surge.

COVID-19: UP schools shut till May 15; night curfew imposed

15 Apr 2021

COVID-19: UP schools shut till May 15; night curfew imposed

All schools in Uttar Pradesh will be closed till May 15 while board exams for classes 10 and 12 have been postponed till May 20 in view of the COVID-19 surge, the state government said on Thursday.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19; self-isolates

14 Apr 2021

UP CM Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19; self-isolates

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 second wave worrying, be extra cautious: Adityanath

12 Apr 2021

COVID-19 second wave worrying, be extra cautious: Adityanath

The current COVID-19 wave is worrying and people need to take all the precautions and follow safety protocols, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday at an all-party meeting, which was not attended by the Samajwadi Party, the main opposition in the state.

Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi to be known as Sanskrit City

12 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi to be known as Sanskrit City

Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, which is also the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be known as Sanskrit City, owing to the high number of schools on the subject there.

COVID-19 surge continues in UP; night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur

08 Apr 2021

COVID-19 surge continues in UP; night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh reported 40 coronavirus fatalities, the highest in recent weeks, and 6,023 new cases on Wednesday, pushing the toll to 8,964 and the tally to 6,45,930.

Shooting of 'Ram Setu' begins, Akshay Kumar reveals his look

30 Mar 2021

Shooting of 'Ram Setu' begins, Akshay Kumar reveals his look

The shooting of Akshay Kumar's much-anticipated project, Ram Setu, has finally started, the actor announced on social media on Tuesday.

Ramp up COVID-19 testing facilities in Uttar Pradesh: Adityanath

26 Mar 2021

Ramp up COVID-19 testing facilities in Uttar Pradesh: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials that coronavirus testing facilities should be set up at railway stations, bus depots, and airports in the state in view of a greater movement of people for the Holi festival.

Police officer responding to call of duty shot dead

25 Mar 2021

Police officer responding to call of duty shot dead

A police sub-inspector, responding to a call of a fight between two brothers over a petty matter, was allegedly shot dead by one of them in an Agra village on Wednesday evening.

Lucknow: 3,500 couples to tie the knot at mass wedding

18 Mar 2021

Lucknow: 3,500 couples to tie the knot at mass wedding

As many as 3,500 daughters of registered construction workers will get married in a mass marriage program in Lucknow and attended by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday.

Driverless pod taxis could connect Noida to airport in Jewar

10 Mar 2021

Driverless pod taxis could connect Noida to airport in Jewar

BJP leader and Jewar legislator Dhirendra Singh told PTI that the government is considering driverless personal rapid transport (PRT) or pod taxis for last-mile connectivity between Greater Noida and Jewar.

UP: 5 killed, over 25 injured in Aligarh bus accident

06 Mar 2021

UP: 5 killed, over 25 injured in Aligarh bus accident

In a tragic incident, five people lost their lives while more than 25 were injured as two buses, run by the Haryana Roadways, collided in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

India has one DNA and it's Hindu, says RSS leader

27 Feb 2021

India has one DNA and it's Hindu, says RSS leader

Senior RSS leader Dattatreya Hosabale on Friday said there is only one "DNA in Bharat" and that is "Hindu."

Yogi Adityanath takes jibe at Samajwadi Party's red cap

24 Feb 2021

Yogi Adityanath takes jibe at Samajwadi Party's red cap

Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday witnessed peals of laughter when Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recalled how a child described a politician donning a cap as goonda and appealed to members to not turn august House into a drama company.

Kerala government sleeping over love jihad: Yogi Adityanath

22 Feb 2021

Kerala government sleeping over love jihad: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday slammed the Left Front government in Kerala for not taking any constructive steps to stop love jihad. Though the Kerala High Court had made remarks against love jihad in 2009, the state government had done nothing to check it, he claimed.

Adityanath asks officials to trace missing people in Uttarakhand floods

09 Feb 2021

Adityanath asks officials to trace missing people in Uttarakhand floods

In a high-level meeting convened at his official residence on Monday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to initiate effective action in collaboration with the Uttarakhand Government to trace missing people of the state in the Uttarakhand floods, the official spokesperson said.

UP: 10 killed in bus-truck collision on Moradabad-Agra Highway

30 Jan 2021

UP: 10 killed in bus-truck collision on Moradabad-Agra Highway

At least 10 people were killed and around a dozen received injuries when a private bus collided with a truck on the Moradabad-Agra Highway on Saturday morning owing to poor visibility due to dense fog, an official said.

Webley & Scott to launch 'Made in India' revolvers

28 Jan 2021

Webley & Scott to launch 'Made in India' revolvers

The home-grown revolver of Webley & Scott, the renowned British firearms company, is being manufactured in Hardoi town of Uttar Pradesh under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative.

Lucknow: AI-cameras will read 'distressed' women's facial expressions, alert police

21 Jan 2021

Lucknow: AI-cameras will read 'distressed' women's facial expressions, alert police

The capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, will get artificial intelligence-enabled cameras in public places that will conclude if a woman is in distress by reading the change in her facial expressions. The smart cameras will then alert the nearest police station.

COVID-19 shot: UP Police lodges FIR after misleading pamphlets appear

18 Jan 2021

COVID-19 shot: UP Police lodges FIR after misleading pamphlets appear

A spate of pamphlets urging people of a particular community against taking anti-COVID-19 vaccine shots and spreading rumors about their ingredients surfaced in Bareilly on Sunday, prompting police to lodge an FIR against unknown miscreants.

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

15 Jan 2021

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

The UP Police has identified nine more victims, including seven minors, on the basis of data recovered from a laptop and other devices seized from an expelled BJP office-bearer arrested on charges of sexually exploiting two children, an official informed on Friday.

UP: AAP leader Somnath Bharti arrested, ink thrown at him

12 Jan 2021

UP: AAP leader Somnath Bharti arrested, ink thrown at him

Somnath Bharti, the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Malviya Nagar, Delhi, was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Monday for allegedly making defamatory remarks on the condition of state's hospitals and against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Ink was also thrown at him in Raebareli.

17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar

03 Jan 2021

17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar

At least 17 people were killed on Sunday as the roof of a building in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh collapsed, officials said.

Nearly 100 Congress workers detained in UP's Banda

31 Dec 2020

Nearly 100 Congress workers detained in UP's Banda

Around 100 Congress workers trying to take out a protest march against the "mismanagement" of state-run cow shelters were detained in Banda on Thursday for allegedly violating prohibitory orders, police said.

Comedian Raju Srivastava receives death threat call

31 Dec 2020

Comedian Raju Srivastava receives death threat call

Comedian and chief of Uttar Pradesh Film Vikas Parishad, Raju Srivastava, has received a death threat call.

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

23 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the continuation of farmers' protests despite the government's attempts to clear their apprehensions on the new agriculture laws, shows they are being "provoked and misled" by the opposition.

UP: Bus collides with gas tanker in Sambhal, eight killed

16 Dec 2020

UP: Bus collides with gas tanker in Sambhal, eight killed

In a tragic development, eight people have died and 21 sustained injuries on Wednesday morning when an Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus collided with a gas tanker in Sambhal amid reduced visibility due to fog, police said.