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.
10 Jun 2019
#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women
Recently, Uttar Pradesh minister Upendra Tiwari made controversial remarks about rape, questioning the veracity of rape allegations made by adult women.
01 May 2019
Hinduphobia is real, and NaMo needs to act now
In less than 24 hours, three seemingly unrelated events happened: a) The Print wrote a condescending article on Hindu statues b) Twitter, once again, blocked a pro-right account @TrueIndology c) I met a girl who was "center of left" but didn't know what it means.
29 Mar 2019
Yogi, not Modi, tasked with repeating 2014 success in UP
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been tasked with leading Bharatiya Janata Party in the state in the run-up for upcoming elections.
12 Dec 2018
#AssemblyElections: Star campaigner Yogi Adityanath gets BJP heartbreak in heartland
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was the trump card which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoped would help it win Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, but the results brought only sad news for the saffron party.
08 Dec 2018
If Hanuman is Dalit, show his 'caste-certificate', demands Shivpal Yadav
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath recently sparked a controversy by calling Lord Hanuman a Dalit, which was followed by a widespread debate.
22 Aug 2018
Madrasa stops children from singing 'national-anthem', Yogi government cancel recognition
Taking a serious view of alleged opposition by the principal and teachers of a madrasa (Islamic seminary) to the singing of the national anthem during Independence Day function, the Uttar Pradesh government has canceled its recognition.
27 Jun 2018
Carry-out raids at night only in serious-crimes: Yogi directs UP-Police
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has directed UP Police not to conduct raids in the night hours, except in serious crimes.
26 Jun 2018
Ram Temple will be built, have patience: Cornered Yogi assures
The Ram Temple issue has come to the fore again, with agitated seers and politicians cornering UP CM Yogi Adityanath yesterday, at the birthday celebrations of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das in Ayodhya.
02 Jun 2018
Delhi staring at another bout of dust storm. Be careful!
Delhi faces a possibility of another bout of dust storm today, even though the skies looked clear in the morning.
20 Apr 2018
Major gaffe: UP BJP minister calls Mayawati's rule better
In a major embarrassment to the Adityanath government, his cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya hailed the governance of Mayawati.
19 Mar 2018
Yogi government's 1st year: How did it fare?
Last March, belying expectations and poll punters, BJP and its allies stormed to power in the UP assembly, winning 325 of 403 seats.
14 Mar 2018
UP bypolls: BJP-SP in tough fight in Gorakhpur and Phulpur
The by-election results for two LS seats in UP, Gorakhpur and Phulpur, will be declared today.
26 Feb 2018
UP investors Summit 2018: Will Yogi create history?
The recently-concluded UP's Investor Summit was a glitzy marketing spectacle. What's more, industrialists promised investments worth Rs. 4.28Lcr by signing about 1,045 MoUs.
08 Feb 2018
Yogi Adityanath government to present UP's biggest ever budget
Following Budget 2018, which featured ambitious schemes and a pro-farmer tilt, UP's BJP government is also planning something historic.
29 Jan 2018
UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated
UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.
11 Jan 2018
Yogi's 'Dabangg' UP: 921 encounters, 33 deaths in 10 months
After Yogi's ascent as CM, UP police officials have become truly "Dabangg." They might as well give Chulbul Pandey a run for his money.
06 Jan 2018
In Yogi's UP, Haj House also goes saffron
The Yogi Adityanath-led UP government has taken its love for saffron to new heights.
05 Jan 2018
UP cinema halls to screen Kumbh Mela logo before movies
As per a new diktat by Yogi Adityanath government, along with the national anthem, cinema halls in UP will also show the Kumbh Mela logo before screening a film.
21 Dec 2017
Noida jinx: Why are UP CMs so scared of Noida?
Since 1988, no UP CM has visited Noida in the fear of losing their chief-ministership. Apparently, former CMs Mayawati, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Kalyan Singh have "suffered" due to the Noida curse.
25 Nov 2017
Allahabad HC gags media from reporting in Yogi's hate-speech case
The Allahabad HC banned the media from reporting on the proceedings of the 2008 Gorakhpur hate speech case; UP CM Yogi Adityanath is the prime accused.
21 Sep 2017
In Yogi's UP, trading hooch is punishable by death
UP CM Yogi Adityanath to crack down on individuals involved in illicit liquor (hooch) trade has decided to amend the 107-year old UP Excise Act, 1910.
27 Jun 2017
100 days of Yogi Adityanath: What's different about UP governance?
BJP's choice of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM was hailed by many, while criticized by several others. Known as a hard taskmaster and a man with great attention to detail, 100 days of Yogi's governance has seen several hits and misses.
28 Apr 2017
Meerut school asks students to sport Yogi haircut
The Rishabh Academy Co-educational English Medium School in Meerut has imposed new rules for 2800 students between Class 1-12.
28 Apr 2017
Forget anti-Romeo squads, address violent crimes: UP's women's rights activists
Since coming to power, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has identified women's safety as top priority. Anti-romeo squads were set up as a hallmark initiative to crackdown on eve-teasing.
24 Apr 2017
Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all government offices up to block levels to install biometric systems to record employees' attendance and working hours.
21 Apr 2017
Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered an investigation into the Yash Bharti award, given to the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Nawazuddin Siddique.
21 Apr 2017
30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more
The BJP government in UP under CM Yogi Adityanath has completed 30 days in power. While Yogi's appointment raised many eyebrows, the Yogi administration has worked in lightning mode, pushing several key decisions over the past one month.
10 Apr 2017
Yogi Adityanath bats for rainwater harvesting for all new houses
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that plans of a house are approved only if it has provisions for a rainwater harvesting facility.
07 Apr 2017
Yogi Adityanath pushes for Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has reportedly directed officials to discuss issues related to Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida with the Centre.
05 Apr 2017
Gorakhpur fared better than UP under Yogi: Mint analysis
BJP has floated its glamorous victory in recent state assembly polls as a fruit of the success of its development agenda. Appointment of Yogi Adityanath, a controversial Hindutva leader was touted as the figure for furthering development in UP.
03 Apr 2017
UP passes Rs. 47cr drinking water package for drought-hit Bundelkhand
UP CM Yogi Adityanath passed a Rs. 47cr package for drinking water in drought-hit Bundelkhand, and promised more funds if needed.
28 Mar 2017
Yogi makes more than 50 decisions in 150 hours
Within 150 hours of being sworn in, the Yogi government in UP has set standards and even started action on about 50 decisions, without having held a single cabinet meeting.
23 Mar 2017
Yogi's agenda in UP: What about healthcare, unemployment and education?
The newly elected government in UP has wasted no time in getting to work on its campaign promises.
20 Mar 2017
Yogi Appointment: BJP Planning ahead to 2019?
Yogi Adityanath's appointment as CM of UP has been met with anxiety and uncertainty by media and civil society. A Hindutva hardliner, the Yogi's appointment was termed "surprising" by many.