Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicChief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Topic: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Yogi to contest his first Assembly election from Gorakhpur

The announcement has put to rest speculation that the CM may be contesting from Ayodhya, the epicentre of Hindutva politics.

BJP leaders hail Yogi & PM for ‘Bundelkhand irrigation project’, with image of Srisailam dam 

Leaders who tweeted about Bhaoni project included Kaushambi MP Vinod Kumar Sonkar, Pindra MLA Avadesh Singh and Bhadohi MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi.

Love Hindi language more than Gujarati, need to strengthen our ‘Rajbhasha’: Amit Shah

Prior to his address, Union Home Minister Amit Shah released a Hindi magazine at first Akhil Bhartiya Rajbhasha Sammelan at Deendayal hastkala sankul in Varanasi.

Money used for kabristans is now being used for mandirs: Yogi at Deepotsav in Ayodhya 

UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya went a step further and invoked the old kar sevak slogan: 'Ayodhya abhi hamari hai, lekin Kashi Mathura baki hai'. 

‘Exposes fallacy of Oppn unity’: Why BJP has ensured a deputy speaker in UP assembly after 14 yrs

With just about six months to go for assembly polls, the rebel Samajwadi Party MLA Nitin Agrawal, backed by the BJP, was Monday elected as deputy speaker of the UP assembly. 

Encephalitis cases decline steeply, yet Gorakhpur medical system feels the strain   

So far, until October this year, just the BRD College in Gorakhpur has recorded 291 cases of AES, and 30 cases of Japanese Encephalitis. 

‘No action will be taken under pressure, without evidence’— Yogi on Lakhimpur violence

On allegations that attempts are being made to save MoS Ajay Mishra's son, the UP CM Yogi Adityanath told a news channel that if someone is found guilty, they will not be spared.

This is what transpired at Room no. 512 of Gorakhpur hotel where cops ‘killed’ UP businessman

Manish Gupta had been staying at Gorakhpur’s Krishna Hotel with 2 friends when police accosted them and allegedly beat him to death. 

Probe ordered against UP IAS officer over conversion allegations after video goes viral 

Senior IAS officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin, chief of the state’s Road Transport Corporation, has been accused of promoting conversion during his days in Kanpur. 

Four factors Yogi Adityanath had in mind before picking his seven new cabinet ministers

For Yogi Adityanath, each new cabinet minister serves a purpose — Jitin Prasada to Chhatrapal Gangwar.

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A view of the old city of Sana'a

Yemen’s ragtag rebels became a threat to world economy, showed military power has its limits

Iran and Saudi Arabia are talking—but it might be too late to put the war-making djinn back in the bottle. Power-brokers in Yemen depend on violence to secure influence.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.