Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicYogi Adityanath

Topic: Yogi Adityanath

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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Seers, BJP workers, welfare beneficiaries on long guest list for Yogi’s ‘grand’ oath ceremony

Yogi Adityanath will be sworn in as UP CM for the 2nd time at Lucknow’s 75,000-capacity Ekana Stadium Friday. With eye on 2024, BJP plans to make it a spectacle.

Modi is ‘father figure’, Yogi ‘no flash in pan’: What pro-Hindutva press made of BJP’s big UP win

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

‘Bhagirath-like effort needed’ as Yogi 2.0 revives trillion-dollar economy dream for UP

To hit this target, UP’s growth would need to increase four-fold in the next 5 years, considering the govt's advance estimates of GSDP for 2021-22 stand at $254 billion.

On Camera

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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