Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicYogi Adityanath

Topic: Yogi Adityanath

Our take on Prashant Kishor-Congress, fuel taxes, Karachi University bombing — in 50 words

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Ministry of all things secret: UP’s Confidential department gets fresh thrust under Yogi 2.0

Dept collects 'secret' information and intelligence inputs from police. In a first, UP govt Tuesday said it would have its own additional chief secretary-level officer in charge.

From UP to MP, bulldozer is the new buzzword — to instil fear of law and show development

Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken a leaf out of UP CM Adityanath's 'Bulldozer Baba' book to transform himself as MP's 'Bulldozer Mama'. But how far can he go, legally?

Yogi Adityanath allocates portfolios to new ministers, keeps Home and 33 other departments

Deputy CM Keshav Maurya has been allocated 6 departments, while PWD has been given to Jitin Prasada. State BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh got Jal Shakti & Flood Control.

Shark-remora bond defines BJP’s ties with allies. Bihar’s ‘Son of Mallah’ learns the hard way

From NPP in Manipur to BPF in Assam and now VIP in Bihar, BJP has maintained a track record of losing allies. And it is not bothered.

Hope of summer thaw in India-China relationship has been shattered by Wang Yi’s visit

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Modi aide AK Sharma, ex-IAS who pulled off Covid turnaround in Varanasi, gets spot in Yogi 2.0

Sharma was sworn in at a gala event at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow, where Yogi Adityanath took oath as Uttar Pradesh CM.

Ex-civil servants, caste balance show Modi-Shah imprint on new Yogi govt, 1 Muslim minister too

A total of 52 leaders were also sworn in as ministers, including two deputy chief ministers, 16 cabinet ministers and 34 ministers of state.

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as chief minister of UP for record second term

Yogi will have two deputies, Keshav Maurya and Brajesh Pathak; the new cabinet will have five women and one Muslim minister.

Mamata must ensure fair probe and justice in Birbhum killings instead of doing whataboutery

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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