Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicChief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Topic: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

What became of loudspeakers taken off temples & mosques by Yogi govt? Read on

School authorities are planning to use the loudspeakers in cultural programmes & rallies they have to organise as part of voter awareness campaigns and govt's pupil enrolment drive.

Modi-Yogi govt to take development to villages, not just cities, says PM Modi

PM further added that the work in UP's infrastructure has "surpassed several top performing states". He also said that efforts are being made to connect various places of the state with air routes.

Yogi Adityanath wants ‘balance’ after UN predicts India’s population will surpass China’s

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slams the UP chief minister for ‘spreading fake news’, says India’s fertility rate is below replacement level.

India’s voting pattern shows minorities are voting for lesser evil, not the best candidate

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‘Learn about freedom fighters from our community’ — UP minister Ansari on Yogi govt’s madrasa plan

The lone Muslim in Yogi cabinet, Danish Ansari also defends govt's bulldozer action, says it sends message to 'criminals & mafias' that country will run according to rule of law.

Yogi Adityanath wants ‘CBI-like’ anti-corruption agency in UP, orders new law

At a meeting Thursday, the UP Chief Minister told his home department to draft the new legislation. The law aims at strengthening the state’s 'special investigation team'.

Yogi, Vijayan, Bhagwant Mann — why so many CMs would rather hold most portfolios themselves

Adityanath holds 34 departments, Bhagwant Mann and Pinarayi Vijayan 27 each, and 17 CMs handle home. Meanwhile, Kejriwal and KCR are among those who have kept few to no portfolios.

Why Yogi ministers can’t choose personal staff, but can turn down women as personal secretary

Ministers in Yogi 2.0 government are being assigned staff through digital randomisation to avoid ‘bias’. But they can turn down women personal secretaries as ‘practical’ measure.

Yogi 2.0 cabinet is younger than its predecessor, average age has dipped from 55 to 53 years

In the 52-member cabinet, the youngest minister is 30-year-old Sandeep Singh. Among the eldest is Dr Arun Kumar Saxena, a 70-year-old doctor who won from Bareilly for the third time.

In first cabinet meeting, UP CM Yogi Adityanath extends free ration scheme by another 3 months

The programme, which was supposed to expire in March, will benefit a total of 15 crore people, Adithyanath said.

On Camera


Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.