Free Press Journal
  • 11 lakh rural poor families get houses under PMAY: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday asserted that the state government has so far provided houses to 11 lakh poor families in rural areas under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Interacting with media, Adityanath said, “Uttar Pradesh has scored first place in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and I am happy to inform that in rural areas, we have been successful in providing houses to 11 lakh poor families .”

  • Each road in UP urban local body to be named after Atal Bihari Vajpayee: CM Yogi Adityanath

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said every urban local body in the state will develop an attractive road, which will be named as the “Atal Gaurav Path” after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Along with the beautification of these roads, all necessary and modern facilities should also be provided, he said here on Tuesday, adding that the urban local bodies should also make arrangements for cleaning the drains

  • Ruckus at BHU, 10 students detained

    Varanasi: Students of two hostels at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) created a ruckus on Wednesday as they clashed over mess food being forcibly eaten by unauthorised inmates, police said. The Aiyyar and Birla hostel groups did not just engage in verbal spats but also vandalised varsity property and damaged many vehicles, a police officer told IANS.

  • Congress has no moral right to protest against increasing fuel prices, says Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: The Congress has no moral right to protest against the increasing fuel prices, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy said on Monday. “Under the Congress regime also petrol prices had increased and they made silly comments during that time. They have no moral right to protest now,” said Swamy.

  • Yogi Adityanath likens Akhilesh Yadav to Aurangzeb

    Lucknow: In a scathing attack on Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Friday likened him to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who had jailed his father. “There is a character in history who kept his father in jail. This is the reason why no Muslim names his son Aurangzeb,” he said.

  • Not enough qualified teachers in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath

    Lucknow: On Teachers’ Day, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lamented the lack of qualified educators in Uttar Pradesh and said it was not a shortcoming of his government but the education system, which has failed to produce excellent teachers. Adityanath said a large number of educated people are still unemployed. “We have a large number of educated unemployed persons. The UP government started the recruitment procedure for 68,500 primary school teachers. For this, 1.05 lakh applications were

  • Police SI deployed for UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s security shoots himself over domestic dispute

    Gorakhpur: A sub-inspector (SI), drawn for UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s security, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his residence here apparently over a domestic dispute, the police said today. The incident took place last evening at the residence of the deceased, Vikas Singh (35), in Gorakhpur’s Budh Vihar area under the Khorabar police station limits, they said.

  • UP: Small parties pitch themselves as ‘game changers’

    Lucknow : Small parties in Uttar Pradesh such as the NISHAD Party, Apna Dal (S) and AIMIM may not account for many Lok Sabha seats in 2019, but are pitching themselves as potential “game changers” in the BJP versus opposition battle in the state.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath wants Bareilly airport named after his sect

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government seems to be convinced that renaming of landmarks is a major task before it that takes precedence over matters of actual governance. On the heels of the recent rechristening of the iconic Mughalsarai railway station in the state after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyaya, the UP government has sought the Centre’s nod for renaming the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur and Agra as well.

  • Yogi Adityanath government proposes new dress code for madrassa students, to put an end to kurta-pyjama wardrobe

    Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh can’t be bothered with such mundane matters as governance. It has more important things up its sleeve – the latest being the proposed new dress code for students studying in madrasas affiliated to the State Madarsa Board. On the pretext of carrying out the much touted reforms in madrasa education, the government plans to do away with the white kurta-pyjama that the Muslim students are