BJP candidates file nominations for UP Legislative Council polls

BJP’s nine candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, on Thursday filed their nominations for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council elections. The nominations were filed a day after the party announced the names of the nine candidates for the polls. The nominations were filed in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union minister … Read more

RS polls: Eight BJP candidates file nomination from UP

Eight BJP candidates filed their nominations for the Rajya Sabha elections on Tuesday in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other senior party leaders. Those who submitted papers included BJP’s OBC Morcha national president K Laxman, former BJP state president Laxmikant Vajpayee, Mithilesh Kumar, Radha Mohan Das Aggarwal, Surendra Singh Nagar, … Read more

After Ram temple in Ayodhya, Kashi, Mathura appear to be waking up: Yogi

After the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the temple town of Kashi appears to be waking up, as are Mathura, Vrindavan, Vindhyavasini Dham and Naimish Dham, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday. There has been no communal riot in the state, he told the BJP‘s one-day state executive meeting in Lucknow and … Read more

In UP Budget, lion’s share earmarked for religious and cultural projects in Kashi, Ayodhya, Vindhya, Chitrakoot

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath highlighted the provision to set aside Rs 100 crore for preparations for the 2025 Maha Kumbh soon after the 2022-23 annual Budget was tabled in the Assembly. The Rs 6-lakh-crore Budget’s religious, regional, and cultural focus was evident as Adityanath highlighted the government’s aim to present the upcoming Maha … Read more

Yogi intervenes as Maurya, Akhilesh get personal while discussing work in house

The second day of the budget session in UP legislative assembly saw a remark by deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya evoke an angry retort from SP chief and leader of opposition Akhilesh Yadav, compelling chief minister Yogi Adityanath to intervene. Yadav spoke at length for about an hour in the assembly, where he highlighted, … Read more

UP CM Yogi Adityanath gives papers for land and house to 63 Hindu Bengali families

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday distributed letters of approval for land and houses under the state’s CM Awas Yojana to 63 Hindu Bengali families who had fled Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1970 and have been trying to lead a settled life in India since then. Two acres of land (for agriculture), 200 … Read more

With CM busy chasing opposition on bulldozer, jungle raj prevails in UP: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath left chasing the Opposition on a bulldozer, the state has been caught in the “grip of anarchy and jungle raj”, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav alleged on Saturday. Yadav made the allegation in the wake of five members of a family found dead in their home in … Read more

SP’s RS MP Sukhram Yadav meets Adityanath, triggers speculations of crossover to BJP

The Samajwadi Party‘s Rajya Sabha member Sukhram Singh Yadav has met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here, triggering speculations he might switch over to the BJP. During the meeting at chief minister’s residence here on Thursday, Yadav was accompanied by his family including son Mohit, who had recently joined the BJP. On being asked … Read more

Yogi Adityanath CM of 24 cr population of UP, can meet anyone: Keshav Prasad Maurya on Shivpal Yadav’s meeting with UP CM

A day after Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party president Shivpal Singh Yadav called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath amid the speculations that the former is set to end his alliance with his nephew and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Thursday said that Adityanath is the … Read more

Muslims placing faith now in Modi, Adityanath, says UP’s lone minority minister

Danish Azad Ansari, the only Muslim minister in Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday claimed that his community is warming up to the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The Ballia resident was inducted into the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government as a minister of state on Friday and needs to be elected to … Read more