Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicYogi Adityanath

Topic: Yogi Adityanath

Shivraj beats Yogi: New MP law is tougher than UP’s, fines protesters double for damage caused

The Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property and Recovery of Damages Bill 2021 was passed in the MP assembly this week by voice vote without a discussion.

Akhilesh Yadav’s SP isn’t giving up against Yogi Adityanath’s BJP. They have a 3-point plan

A lot will depend on the ‘corrective measures’ Akhilesh Yadav takes to galvanise the Samajwadi Party and win them back the voters they lost to BJP.

Why the road to finish UP’s Saryu canal project went via jail, Dubai & a messy marriage

PM Modi inaugurated 6,623-km long Saryu canal project this month. The delayed project was first conceptualised in 1978. This is the story of UP govt's push since 2017 to get it going.

India needs Ram Rajya, socialism is ‘biggest superstition’, UP CM Yogi Adityanath says

Speaking at the UP Legislative Assembly, the CM said India doesn't need communism or socialism but Ram Rajya, which he described as eternal, universal & not affected by circumstances.

Jobs or moksha? Modi’s Kashi corridor in Varanasi comes at a price

Ghats of India’s holiest city look cleaner than when we last visited, but the rest of the city remains filthy as ever.

UP govt cancels teachers’ exam after paper leak, Yogi says ‘guilty to be charged as gangsters’

UP Police found question paper for Sunday's exam had already been leaked, arrested people early morning, leading to cancellation. Opposition parties accuse Yogi govt of corruption.

What Yogi told Modi in their viral photo, and trickle-down effect hits India’s health sector

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Hardcore BJP voters in UP’s Baghpat don’t believe Modi’s ‘change of heart’, Yogi gets thumbs-up

Old RLD stronghold Baghpat started voting for BJP in 2014, but farmers are showing signs of coming back to Jayant Chaudhary’s party. Many still like UP’s Yogi Adityanath govt.

In two events, Modi added military into election engineering for UP. It’s a bad sign

IAF airshow at Purvanchal Expressway and military equipment ‘Samarpan’ at Jhansi shows military hierarchy has become unwittingly party to BJP electioneering.

Colleges, expressways, airports: Why BJP is looking east in UP with ‘Purvanchal Vikas Model’

PM has visited eastern UP 3 times over the last month, most recently to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. Home Minister Amit Shah also kicked off many projects on his tour this month.  

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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