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.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet filmmakers during Mumbai visit

01 Dec 2020

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet filmmakers during Mumbai visit

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is set to build India's "biggest film city" in Gautam Buddh Nagar, has reportedly set up a meeting with Bollywood producers to discuss his plan.

India giving befitting reply to anti-national forces: Modi in Varanasi

30 Nov 2020

India giving befitting reply to anti-national forces: Modi in Varanasi

India is giving a befitting reply to anti-national forces within and outside of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP

29 Nov 2020

GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for treating the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls as an election to pick the next Prime Minister

UP government approves Ganga Expressway project, costing Rs. 36,000+ crore

26 Nov 2020

UP government approves Ganga Expressway project, costing Rs. 36,000+ crore

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday, approved the ambitious Ganga Expressway project, whose expense is pegged at Rs. 36,402 crore.

Ayodhya's airport to carry Lord Ram's name after Cabinet approval

25 Nov 2020

Ayodhya's airport to carry Lord Ram's name after Cabinet approval

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to name the airport in Ayodhya as the Maryada Purushottam Sri Ram Airport, in honor of the Hindu deity.

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

20 Nov 2020

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

In a terrible piece of news, 14 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh after the car they were traveling in collided with a truck on a highway, late last night. Among the deceased, six were children.

Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'

05 Nov 2020

Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.

Haryana CM says Centre looking to check 'love jihad' cases

01 Nov 2020

Haryana CM says Centre looking to check 'love jihad' cases

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the Centre is looking into ways to check 'love jihad' cases.

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

22 Oct 2020

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

13 Oct 2020

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

The team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the Hathras gang-rape case, took the victim's brother with it on Tuesday for questioning, reports said.

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

08 Oct 2020

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

Amid an outpouring of grief and anger in connection to the gut-wrenching episode in Hathras, the main accused has written a letter to local police, claiming innocence and blaming the family for allegedly killing the 19-year-old Dalit woman.

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

07 Oct 2020

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days

07 Oct 2020

Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days

On orders of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the rape and inhumane assault of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, got ten more days to submit its findings. The team was scheduled to furnish its report today.

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

06 Oct 2020

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

04 Oct 2020

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Hathras.

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

03 Oct 2020

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

02 Oct 2020

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

02 Oct 2020

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.

UP: Rahul, Priyanka detained, not allowed to march toward Hathras

01 Oct 2020

UP: Rahul, Priyanka detained, not allowed to march toward Hathras

Uttar Pradesh Police detained former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka on Thursday, just as they were on way to Hathras to meet the bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was raped earlier this month and succumbed to serious injuries on Tuesday.

On way to Hathras, Rahul Gandhi claims he was lathi-charged

01 Oct 2020

On way to Hathras, Rahul Gandhi claims he was lathi-charged

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed Uttar Pradesh Police lathi-charged him and pushed him to the ground, just as he was on his way to meet the bereaved family of the Hathras gang-rape victim.

Late-night cremation for Hathras gang-rape victim against family's wishes

30 Sep 2020

Late-night cremation for Hathras gang-rape victim against family's wishes

Hitting a new low, the Uttar Pradesh Police forcibly cremated the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped by four men of upper caste earlier this month, against the family's wishes in Hathras.

Businessman's murder in UP: Accused IPS officer evading police's calls

26 Sep 2020

Businessman's murder in UP: Accused IPS officer evading police's calls

IPS officer Manilal Patidar, the main accused in the murder case of a businessman in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district, is not taking the calls of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), that is probing the matter.

Within month of "Bhoomi Pujan," land prices soar in Ayodhya

21 Sep 2020

Within month of "Bhoomi Pujan," land prices soar in Ayodhya

Land prices in Ayodhya almost doubled, within a month of the ground-breaking ceremony of Ram Temple, the iconic place of worship revered by millions of Hindus.

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

19 Sep 2020

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced a plan to set up the country's "biggest" film city in the state's Gautam Buddha Nagar district.

How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum

15 Sep 2020

How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum

The under-construction Mughal museum in Uttar Pradesh city Agra will be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on orders of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his office said in a statement on Monday.

UP: 'Shot' businessman, who accused IPS officer of corruption, dies

14 Sep 2020

UP: 'Shot' businessman, who accused IPS officer of corruption, dies

A businessman from Uttar Pradesh, who accused an IPS officer of corruption, died at a hospital in Kanpur on Sunday, days after he was found with a bullet injury inside his Audi car.

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

04 Sep 2020

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

A three-year-old girl, who was missing since Wednesday, was raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh Police said today, reports NDTV.

Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: HC

01 Sep 2020

Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: HC

In a major relief for Dr. Kafeel Khan, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered that his detention under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) was illegal, directing the Yogi Adityanath-led government to release him immediately.

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

21 Aug 2020

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.

UP: Village head killed, residents go on rampage, boy dies

15 Aug 2020

UP: Village head killed, residents go on rampage, boy dies

In a gory incident reported from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a village was shot dead yesterday, following which a mob went on a rampage, torching vehicles and ransacking a police station.

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

11 Aug 2020

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an increase in COVID-19 testing in ten most affected states of the country, stating that these states account for more than 80% of active cases in India.

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

08 Aug 2020

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

On Saturday, Noida's battle with the deadly coronavirus got a boost when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated a 400-bed hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients.

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

05 Aug 2020

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave a speech from the Ram Janmabhoomi site, shortly after he participated in the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony that will kickstart the temple's construction.

Ayodhya: PM Modi lays first brick for Ram Temple's construction

05 Aug 2020

Ayodhya: PM Modi lays first brick for Ram Temple's construction

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday installed a silver brick at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, a symbolic gesture that means the construction of a grand Ram Temple can begin.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

04 Aug 2020

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

21 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon passed away in the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 85, his son Ashutosh Tandon announced on Twitter.

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

17 Jul 2020

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

In a deplorable incident, a youth, said to be a citizen of Nepal, was tortured in Uttar Pradesh and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram." The incident is being viewed as a fallout of the Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli's remark that the Hindu deity belonged to his country.

UP government to implement 'mini' lockdown every weekend

12 Jul 2020

UP government to implement 'mini' lockdown every weekend

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to implement a "mini" lockdown in the state every weekend to combat the rising cases of the novel coronavirus.

Encounters in UP: Police rewarded clean chit in 74 probes

11 Jul 2020

Encounters in UP: Police rewarded clean chit in 74 probes

He tried running after snatching a pistol, he fired at cops, we responded, and he was dead - these are the blanket statements echoed by all police officers in Uttar Pradesh who were involved with criminal Vikas Dubey's encounter.

Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter

10 Jul 2020

Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter

The death of Vikas Dubey, who was wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the death of eight cops, is not the end of the story but the beginning, the family member of a slain senior police officer said.