Monday, 24 January, 2022
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Topic: UP Government

Criminals played games during previous regimes, Yogi govt jails them now, says PM Modi

The Prime Minister made the remark Sunday after laying the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut.

UP agrees to SC suggestion to appoint former HC judge to monitor Lakhimpur Kheri probe

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana also sought names of the IPS officers from the UP cadre but not natives of the state, for being included in the investigation team.

BJP MP Varun Gandhi slams UP govt over farmers issue, demands legal guarantee for crop MSP

Varun Gandhi alleged that ‘crippling corruption’ at procurement centres in UP was forcing farmers to sell their grains to middlemen.

After initial ban, Yogi govt allows Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

While the UP government had earlier denied permission to Rahul Gandhi, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been in detention in Sitapur's PAC compound since early Monday.

19 years after ‘fake encounter’, why SC fined UP govt for shielding policemen from trial

18-year-old Pradeep Kumar was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2002. His father has filed countless petitions in SC & HC, but accused cops’ trial hasn't started.

UP govt’s hike in sugarcane prices inadequate, ‘big joke’ on farmers, Rakesh Tikait says

The BKU chief remarks come in the wake of Yogi Adityanath announcing a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in UP, taking it to Rs 350 per quintal.

Yogi announces hike in sugarcane MSP by Rs 25 per quintal, months before UP polls

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said Sunday that the new price will enable sugarcane growers to increase incomes by 8%, and will transform lives of 45 lakh farmers.

Muslims must bow to Indian culture as Ram, Krishna, Shiva were their ancestors: UP minister

Anand Swaroop Shukla said that PM Modi & CM Adityanath have defeated the mindset intended to create an Islamic State by raising the 'flag of Hindutva & Indian culture'.

AMU VC criticised for condoling Kalyan Singh’s demise, UP govt terms it ‘Talibani soch’

After posters surfaced condemning VC Tariq Mansoor, UP minister Mohsin Raza said VC acted as per 'our culture' and people with 'Talibani thinking' will be dealt with accordingly.

AAP to stage protest across UP on Wednesday over alleged ‘corruption’ by BJP govt in state

The 'Matka Phodo' campaign will be held to protest the 'corruption of thousands of crores' done by UP govt in the Jal Jeevan Mission, AAP district unit chief Neeraj Judaun said.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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.
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