Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicYogi Adityanath

Topic: Yogi Adityanath

UP encounters: A thug who was ‘mentally unstable & begging’, a ‘rushed’ midnight cremation

Not far from Delhi, the police seem to be targeting dormant criminals, who are easy targets, to win rewards or to prove that crime is being curbed.

UP encounters: One ‘mistaken identity’, another killed after ‘raising hands in surrender’

Cities in Delhi’s neighbourhood have seen 3 encounters in the last 5 months, and locals say each of the slain gangsters was frequently visited by the police.

UP encounters: Killed at 11 pm but watch shows 7; another shot dead after 7 years in jail

Since Yogi govt began its 'encounter drive', the district has seen 7 killings. In every case, accomplices of the gangster escaped through sugarcane fields.

Encounters in UP: Man who went to ‘surrender’ killed, mother who heard cops ‘finish’ son

Four of the six encounters in Shamli district since July 2017 feature discrepancies, unexplained injuries, and allegations of torture and political vendetta.

Yogi as poll campaigner: BJP to replicate Tripura experiment in Karnataka

BJP and its ally IPFT won 8 of the nine seats in Tripura where Yogi had campaigned; UP CM is said to have a close link with the Mangaluru-based Jogi Math.

Not encounters, Yogi Adityanath needs to fix the rotten core of the UP police system

By adhering to rules written in 1861, Uttar Pradesh is trying to handle cities through old school rural policing deployments. It just won’t work.

Yogi says he will not let UP become ‘divyang’. He just reinforced a disability stereotype

Has the re-christening of people with disability as ‘divyang’ helped people with disability and how they are treated and perceived in India?

As BJP’s star campaigner, Yogi Adityanath has a 42 per cent success rate

Since he became UP CM in 2017, Yogi has campaigned in Gujarat & Himachal. BJP campaign managers are flooded with requests to bring him for rallies.

Muslim man who was not in Kasganj during violence slapped with rioting & sedition charges

Minorities commission chief writes to UP CM Yogi urging him to re-examine the case of Zahid Ilias Jagga, who is named in an FIR with serious charges.

Hindu prudes ruining V-Day need to know how India’s sexual freedoms shocked Muslim travellers

All this is being done in the name of a notion of Indian culture whose assertion is based on a denial of India's real past.

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The LIC way or the Air India way — that is the multi-crore disinvestment question

The real argument against disinvestment is that any sale of a large firm is likely to fall into an oligarch’s lap. No one would want to make them more powerful than they already are.
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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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