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  • UP Assembly passes stringent crime control bill amid opposition walkout

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Assembly today passed a stringent bill to curb organsied crime and deal strictly with those trying to foment terror, even as the Opposition members staged a walkout alleging that it was a “draconian” legislation.

  • Uttar Pradesh: BJP Coalition partner unhappy with Yogi Adityanath over drubbing in bypolls

    Lucknow: The BJP has appropriated Lord Ram for good but the same cannot be said about his ‘vanar sena.’ The charge emanated from one of Yogi Adityanath’s ministers and allies who reminded the leadership that their defeat in the recent by-elections was essentially due to their disconnect with the poor voters.

  • Yogi rings in first year with music and dance

    Lucknow : The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday rang in its first year in office in style, amid folk dances, kathak, music and some more promises.

  • Rahul Gandhi meeting Sharad Pawar shows seriousness for bigger alliance: NCP

    Mumbai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with NCP chief Sharad Pawar hours after the Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Lok Sabha bypoll results were announced, shows that the Congress leadership is serious on forging a bigger alliance of opposition parties, the NCP said today.

  • Don’t lecture on development: Siddaramaiah to UP CM

    Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has advised his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath not to lecture to his state on development after the BJP lost the twin Lok Sabha by-elections in the northern state.

  • Gorakhpur-Phulpur bypolls: BJP gets reality check ahead of 2019 elections?

    2014: 73 seats out of 80, 2017: 325 seats out of 403. These were the number of seats that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won in 2014 Lok Sabha and 2017 assembly polls respectively. The shocking results in the bypolls of Gorakhpur and Phulpur have changed the political landscape not only in Uttar Pradesh but also in India. The bypolls were deemed necessary after Yogi Adityanath (Gorakhpur) and Keshav Prasad Maurya

  • PM Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi, Solar Power Plant in Mirzapur

    Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi: PM Modi, French President inaugurate UP’s biggest solar power plant in Mirzapur

    Dadar Kalan (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron today inaugurated Uttar Pradesh’s biggest solar power plant in Mirzapur district’s Chhanvey block. The prime minister, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received the French president and his wife Brigitte at the airstrip here.

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    Uttar Pradesh bypolls: 43 percent turnout in Gorakhpur; 37.39 percent in Phulpur

    Lucknow: Forty three per cent voters cast their mandate in the Gorakhpur parliamentary constituency today while Phulpur recorded an even lesser 37.39 per cent turnout as the crucial bypolls to the two Lok Sabha seats were held peacefully, the state election office said. Polling began at 7 AM and passed off peacefully at 5 PM, the state election office said. “Gorakhpur recorded a turnout of 43 per cent and Phulpur 37.39 per

  • Pulls and pushes for the grand alliance in North-East

    March 13, 2018 would indeed be a crucial day for Uttar Pradesh politics, and by extension, the politics of the country. Slated on that day are by-election results to the Lok Sabha seats of Gorakhpur which has for decades been the citadel of the current chief minister Yogi Adityanath, and Phulpur, which was represented by Keshav Prasad Maurya until he became deputy chief minister in Lucknow.

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    Adityanath slams SP, details accomplishments under his watch

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday tore into the main opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) in the state assembly and warned it against its disruptive agenda. Speaking on the Address of the Governor to the House at the start of the budget session, the Chief Minister said the disruptive brand of politics that the SP patronises “will not be tolerated and will be dealt with a tough hand.”

  • Northeast people reject ‘politics of hate’: Modi

    Bengaluru : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the people of the Northeast have rejected the “politics of hate” by “unanimously” voting the BJP to power.

  • Uttar Pradesh: 61 arrested for mass cheating

    Aligarh: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday arrested a gang of 61 people for writing answers sheets on behalf of class 12 students in state’s Tebtu village. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) R Pandey said the students were present in examination hall with their answer sheets but 61 people were found solving their papers in a nearby residence.