Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicYogi government

Topic: Yogi government

What’s the e-way land acquisition ‘scam’ for which Yogi govt has suspended Ghaziabad ex-DM

In 2017, a group of farmers had alleged that Ghaziabad magistrate officials acquired land from them in their relatives’ names & sold it to the state govt at much higher prices.

UP withdraws 274 notices to anti-CAA protesters, but can still recover damages under state law

SC accepts UP govt’s submission that proceedings will now be in accordance with state law on recovery for damage to property, directs it to refund any recoveries made so far.

Six months after 4-year celebration, BJP plans another for 4.5 years of Yogi govt across UP

The celebration will be held between 19 and 26 September in all districts and 27,700 shakti kendras, which are clusters of 6 to 8 booths.

Retired IAS Anup Chandra Pandey, former UP chief secy, appointed Election Commissioner

The Election Commission of India now has full strength, ahead of the assembly elections scheduled to be held in UP, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand in 2022.

No response to global tender for 4 cr vaccine shots, UP extends date for bid submission again

Uttar Pradesh was the first state to float global tender, on 5 May, to procure foreign-made Covid vaccines. Several states had since followed in UP’s footsteps.

UP woman hid Muslim boyfriend’s name to marry him. Now he’s in jail for ‘deceit, conversion’

It was just last month that Priya Verma of Kannauj got married to Taufiq with Hindu rituals, in the presence of her parents. Now he is in jail & she says no one's hearing her truth.

‘Shakti’ drive to raise awareness & track ‘criminals’ — Yogi govt’s makeover bid after Hathras

The government will launch two new programmes — ‘Mission Shakti’ and ‘Operation Shakti’ this week. Move comes weeks after the Hathras controversy.

Yogi govt urges SC to order court-monitored CBI probe in Hathras ‘gang rape’ case

In an affidavit filed before Supreme Court, UP govt has requested for a probe to dispel ‘false narrative’ to ‘malign the image of the state government on social media’.

How BJP high command stepped in to ask Yogi govt to amend its clumsy strategy in Hathras case

Amid outrage over the alleged rape and assault case in Hathras, party high command was alarmed by its mismanagement in Uttar Pradesh.

Vikas Dubey ‘encounter’ betrays Yogi govt’s chronic lack of respect for rule of law

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.