Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicYogi Adityanath

Topic: Yogi Adityanath

Floating bodies in Ganga to ‘namak’ loyalty, how Modi-Yogi turned Covid to BJP’s advantage in UP

Unemployment, stray cattle, bulldozers, identity politics — UP voters have much weighing on their minds. But Modi-Yogi seem to have turned Covid into an advantage with free ration.

Hungry cows, hungry farmers — UP govt policy has led to cattle menace Yogi didn’t see coming

How the word ‘menace’ got attached to the holy cow in UP is a curious tale of corruption, poverty and Yogi government’s politics.

NRIs in the US asked me these 5 questions about Yogi Adityanath: Biographer

At various events across US, Indian diaspora from Harvard and Stanford asked me tough questions — from Yogi's electoral to policy success.

Jobless teachers, Munnabhai cheating mafias, paper leaks: Inside UP’s ‘Chhota Vyapam’

UP Teacher Eligibility Test scam shows how desperation of unemployed youth fuels an entire industry, from cheating syndicates to predatory coaching institutes.

What do UP voters want? This is what they told me about cow, Covid, Kashi

You soon realise that ‘good law and order’ in UP is a euphemism for ‘putting Muslims in their place’.

Yogi would make up for time lost due to Covid if BJP govt voted to power, PM Modi says

Modi's remarks praising Yogi Adityanath’s work in UP at a virtual poll rally appeared to settle the debate over BJP’s CM face for the upcoming assembly elections.

Yogi with a gun, Kashi, infrastructure: BJP’s latest song in UP a mix of Hindutva & development

Alongside the song, Yogi Adityanath launched an all-out attack against previous SP, BSP govts, SP has filed a complaint with EC over UP CM's 'undemocratic' language in campaign.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.

Chandra Shekhar Azad challenges Yogi to debate, wants voters to ‘judge who’s best man for job’

Azad Samaj Party chief said he was ready for head-to-head constituency fight with CM Adityanath & discussed how talks with SP fell through — but didn’t rule out alliance with Congress.

TV news is 90% politicians, 5% experts, 5% anchors. UP coverage is finally changing that

‘First to report’ — TV channels love self-praise. But when it comes to UP elections, they are doing something actually praise-worthy.

On Camera


Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.