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.

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'Tandav' row: I&B Ministry seeks explanation from Amazon Prime

18 Jan 2021

'Tandav' row: I&B Ministry seeks explanation from Amazon Prime

Amid the ongoing controversy around the Amazon Prime Video web series Tandav, the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has taken cognizance of the complaints against the show, reports said.

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.

Akshay Kumar set to shoot 'Ram Setu' in Ayodhya

04 Dec 2020

Akshay Kumar set to shoot 'Ram Setu' in Ayodhya

Recently, Akshay Kumar met with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and discussed his upcoming movie Ram Setu.

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

04 Dec 2020

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

04 Dec 2020

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.

Yogi Adityanath lists Lucknow Municipal Corporation bond  at BSE

02 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath lists Lucknow Municipal Corporation bond at BSE

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath listed Lucknow Municipal Corporation bond at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) this morning. The state's capital has now become the ninth Indian city to raise municipal bonds.

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.

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.