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The site near Kanpur where gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter Friday | Photo: ANI

Murders, ‘victimisation’, no political clout — UP Brahmins angry after Vikas Dubey killing

A number of Brahmin organisations are using Vikas Dubey's 'encounter' killing to assert that Yogi administration is victimising them.

Vikas Dubey’s death is the perfect launchpad for Akhilesh Yadav to mount 2022 UP race

With little less than two years for Uttar Pradesh to go to polls, Akhilesh Yadav may have found the issue he was looking for to attack the Yogi govt.

The case against dividing Uttar Pradesh into smaller states

It’s easy to blame UP’s problems on its size, but what ails the state isn’t as simple as that.
Vikas Dubey arrested by police in Ujjain on 9 July | ANI Photo

One week of Vikas Dubey hit-and-gun saga told the story of India

Vikas Dubey’s manhunt had all ingredients of a pot boiler—a revenge seeking police, an administration that cheers extra-judicial killings, and a screaming media.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath | Photo: ANI

How Yogi turned Covid crisis into opportunity to silence critics, dissidents and sceptics 

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been among the most proactive leaders in dealing with the crisis, winning over even critics of his governance within the BJP.  
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath | ANI

Yogi govt gets HC relief in teacher recruitment case that Congress termed ‘UP’s Vyapam’

HC partially lifts interim stay on recruitment process. Adityanath govt has constituted STF to probe allegations of large-scale rigging in exams for 69,000 assistant teacher posts.
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One UP teacher ‘gets a job at 25 govt schools, draws Rs 1 crore as salary over a year’ 

UP government has launched a large-scale investigation into its discovery that one teacher was enrolled at 25 government schools. 
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath | Photo: ANI

Yogi Adityanath asks officials to provide financial help to those left destitute by lockdown

In the event of death of a destitute person, UP CM Yogi directed officials to also provide Rs 5,000 as assistance for performing the last rites.

China’s ‘Wuhan’s spirit’ and a lesson for Yogi Adityanath

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Modi govt must consider auctioning loss-making Coal India mines too: Naveen Jindal

India must become ‘Atma Nirbhar’ in coal production. If govt auctions CIL’s loss-making mines, pvt sector can ensure the national exchequer adequately gains.
V. Anantha Nageswaran, member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council | Image: krea.edu.in | ThePrint Team

High production costs, compliance burden won’t let India emulate China, says PM’s advisor

PM’s Economic Advisory Council member V. Anantha Nageswaran says whittling away unwanted rules and regulations will be a step towards fixing the problem.

Defence

A Heron 1 UAV in flight

India planning to order Heron drones, Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel

There is a need for Heron UAVs to add to the existing fleet of drones to meet the Air Force requirements, govt sources said without specifying any number.
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Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.