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Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

13 Jan 2020

Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

While some states are protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with all their might, Uttar Pradesh has started implementing it.

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

03 Jan 2020

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

25 Dec 2019

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed to take "revenge" against people responsible for damage to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

07 Dec 2019

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

A day after the Unnao rape victim died, a report states that the district now qualifies as the "rape capital" of Uttar Pradesh.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

19 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

28 Aug 2019

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

27 Aug 2019

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. That's Yogi Adityanath's state for you.

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

14 Aug 2019

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

An aide of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra manhandled a journalist in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, a video of which has gone viral.

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

07 Aug 2019

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the now-expelled BJP MLA from Unnao, raped a minor in 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told New Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

09 Jun 2019

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly sharing an "objectionable post" online on UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

UP: 10 die after drinking spurious liquor, Adityanath orders probe

28 May 2019

UP: 10 die after drinking spurious liquor, Adityanath orders probe

Spurious liquor has once again destroyed families, this time in Uttar Pradesh. In Barabanki district of the state, 10 people died on Monday night after consuming hooch.

Ex-Navy chief to approach EC over Yogi's 'upsetting' #ModijiKiSena comment

02 Apr 2019

Ex-Navy chief to approach EC over Yogi's 'upsetting' #ModijiKiSena comment

Former Navy Chief Admiral L Ramdas has said that he would move the Election Commission against the Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath for terming the Indian Army as 'Modiji ki Sena' (Modi's army).

UP: Akhilesh Yadav "detained" at airport; war of words erupts

12 Feb 2019

UP: Akhilesh Yadav "detained" at airport; war of words erupts

On Monday, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted that he had been "detained" by police at the Lucknow airport as he was about to catch a special flight to Prayagraj to attend a function.

#GhazipurCopKilling: Constable killed in stone-pelting hours after PM Modi's rally

29 Dec 2018

#GhazipurCopKilling: Constable killed in stone-pelting hours after PM Modi's rally

In yet another case of mob violence against cops, a police constable was killed in stone-pelting by protesters today in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.

'Jo mandir banwayega, vote usko jaayega' slogans disrupt Rajnath's speech

24 Dec 2018

'Jo mandir banwayega, vote usko jaayega' slogans disrupt Rajnath's speech

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was caught in an unexpected situation on Sunday after his speech in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow was disrupted by sloganeering.

Accusing BJP of dividing society, Dalit MP Savitribai Phule resigns

06 Dec 2018

Accusing BJP of dividing society, Dalit MP Savitribai Phule resigns

Upset with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), MP Savitribai Phule resigned from the party on Thursday.

UP: CM Adityanath meets murdered inspector's family, assures justice

06 Dec 2018

UP: CM Adityanath meets murdered inspector's family, assures justice

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met the family members of slain cop Subodh Kumar Singh in Lucknow on Thursday.

Ayodhya: Yogi government to build 151-meter high Lord Rama statue

03 Nov 2018

Ayodhya: Yogi government to build 151-meter high Lord Rama statue

Plans are afoot to install a 151-meter tall statue of Lord Rama on the banks of the Saryu river in Ayodhya, a step that's expected to increase tourism to the pilgrimage spot, say BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh.

Allahabad renamed to Prayagraj as UP Cabinet clears proposal

16 Oct 2018

Allahabad renamed to Prayagraj as UP Cabinet clears proposal

A couple of days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced his plans to rename the historic city of Allahabad to Prayagraj, the UP Cabinet, on Tuesday, cleared the renaming proposal.

Congress opposes CM Adityanath's plan to rename Allahabad

15 Oct 2018

Congress opposes CM Adityanath's plan to rename Allahabad

On Sunday, the Congress voiced strong opposition to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's plans of renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj.

Lucknow: Man offers namaz outside CM office, raises anti-Modi slogans

13 Oct 2018

Lucknow: Man offers namaz outside CM office, raises anti-Modi slogans

On Friday evening, a middle-aged man was arrested in Lucknow after he offered namaz on the busy road outside CM Secretariat office.

UP: New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli, five dead

10 Oct 2018

UP: New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli, five dead

On Wednesday morning, five coaches, and the engine, of Delhi bound New Farakka Express derailed near Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, killing 5.

Have faith in government: Family of Apple-executive killed by policeman

01 Oct 2018

Have faith in government: Family of Apple-executive killed by policeman

The family of Apple executive, shot dead by a policeman in Gomti Nagar area in Lucknow, met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today and said that they "have faith" in UP government.

CM Adityanath announces Rs. 50L reward for shooter Saurabh Chaudhary

21 Aug 2018

CM Adityanath announces Rs. 50L reward for shooter Saurabh Chaudhary

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today congratulated shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Ravi Kumar for winning the gold and bronze medals in 10m Air Pistol event at ongoing Asian Games.

UP CM Adityanath refuses to wear fur-cap at Kabir mausoleum

28 Jun 2018

UP CM Adityanath refuses to wear fur-cap at Kabir mausoleum

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath refused to wear a cap offered to him at the mausoleum of Sant Kabir Das in Sant Kabir Nagar in Uttar Pradesh.

Ahead of 2019, BJP leaders talk about Ram Mandir, again

28 Jun 2018

Ahead of 2019, BJP leaders talk about Ram Mandir, again

In the last two days, the construction of Ram Mandir has taken center stage in politics once again.

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

25 Jun 2018

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

After Akhilesh Yadav damages bungalow, UP governor seeks action

13 Jun 2018

After Akhilesh Yadav damages bungalow, UP governor seeks action

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik directed the state government on Tuesday to take action on bungalow reportedly damaged by former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

02 Jun 2018

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.

Rain, lightning and winds kill 200 across India in two-weeks

14 May 2018

Rain, lightning and winds kill 200 across India in two-weeks

Around 70 people were killed as rain, lightning and winds lashed various states yesterday, taking the death toll in two weeks to more than 200.

CM Adityanath, Akhilesh, Mayawati to address rallies in poll-bound Karnataka

26 Apr 2018

CM Adityanath, Akhilesh, Mayawati to address rallies in poll-bound Karnataka

The Karnataka Assembly polls are the new battlefield for political stalwarts of Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav, and BSP chief Mayawati, who will be crisscrossing the state to turn the tide in favor of their respective parties.

American firms see an opportunity to invest in UP

24 Apr 2018

American firms see an opportunity to invest in UP

American firms are seeing a window of opportunity to invest in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a US business advocacy group said today, underlining that a change in India's most populous state would mean a change in the entire country.

For dinner with Yogi, Dalit family asked to 'keep-it-simple'

24 Apr 2018

For dinner with Yogi, Dalit family asked to 'keep-it-simple'

As part of BJP's 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan', which was launched by PM Narendra Modi on Ambedkar Jayanti, UP CM Yogi Adityanath will dine at a Dalit's house in village Kadhai Madhupur under Patti assembly segment of Pratapgarh, reports HT.

Unnao rape: Alleged pressure from high-profile leaders to protect MLA

16 Apr 2018

Unnao rape: Alleged pressure from high-profile leaders to protect MLA

Preliminary CBI investigation has revealed that several high-profile politicians, bureaucrats and cops were involved in shielding BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused of raping an 18-year-old woman, sources said.

BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar finally named in Unnao rape case

12 Apr 2018

BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar finally named in Unnao rape case

In a long-awaited development, BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been booked for allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman last year in UP's Unnao.

UP CM appeals to people to maintain law and order

02 Apr 2018

UP CM appeals to people to maintain law and order

Amid the reports of violence in parts of western Uttar Pradesh during the Bharat Bandh on Monday to protest against the perceived dilution of a Dalit protection law by a Supreme Court order, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has appealed to the people not to vitiate law and order.

One year of Yogi govt: Anti-graft portal launched, jobs announced

19 Mar 2018

One year of Yogi govt: Anti-graft portal launched, jobs announced

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday launched an anti-graft portal as his government completed its first year in office.

Four dead after consuming illicit liquor in Ghaziabad

14 Mar 2018

Four dead after consuming illicit liquor in Ghaziabad

Four persons have died after consuming illicit liquor in Shankar Vihar colony in Ghaziabad.

UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

11 Mar 2018

UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

The voting for the by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats has begun amid tight security, said a report.