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.

PM's close aide AK Sharma appointed UP BJP Vice President

19 Jun 2021

PM's close aide AK Sharma appointed UP BJP Vice President

AK Sharma, a former bureaucrat who is known to be a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's inner circle, has been appointed the Vice President of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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