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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath seeks former DM of Gorakhpur as principal secretary
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath seeks former DM of Gorakhpur as principal secretary

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is learnt to have requested the Centre to repatriate Awanish kumar Awasthi, a UP cadre IAS officer, whom he wants as his Principal Secretary.

Ram temple: Akhara Parishad to explore out of court settlement

ABAP spokesman Mohan Das welcomed the apex court's suggestion of an out of court settlement and said the body will soon have a meeting to explore the possibility.

Adiya Nath seeks former DM of Gorakhpur as Principal Sec

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi is learnt to have requested the Centre to repatriate Awanish kumar Awasthi, a UP cadre IAS officer, whom he wants as his Principal Secretary.

43 arrested in UP for cattle smuggling: Police

43 people have been arrested from various districts of Uttar Pradesh for their alleged role in cattle smuggling, police said today, adding that 27 FIRs have been registered against 60 people for the same.

UP deputy CMs take charge, go strong against corruption

A day after portfolios were allotted to ministers by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his two deputies, Keshav Prasad maurya and Dinesh Sharma, today formally took charge of their departments and emphasised on corruption-free working.

Yogi Adityanath sends strong message, suspends over 100 policemen in UP
Yogi Adityanath sends strong message, suspends over 100 policemen in UP

It seems UP CM wants to send a clear message that laxity in enforcing law and order will not be tolerated.

When Yogi Adityanath's minister Mohsin Raza lost his cool after spotting Mulayam Singh Yadav's photo in his office - Watch video
When Yogi Adityanath's minister Mohsin Raza lost his cool after spotting Mulayam Singh Yadav's photo in his office - Watch video

Mohsin Raza is Minister of State for Science and Technology, Electronics, IT, Muslim Waqf and Haj in UP government.

Seek no favours from Yogi Adityanath, PM tells UP MPs
Seek no favours from Yogi Adityanath, PM tells UP MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today instructed BJP MPs from Uttar Pradesh to refrain from seeking favours from Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi in transfers and postings of officials.

Yogi Adityanath directs school teachers to wear respectable clothes, not use mobile phones
Yogi Adityanath directs school teachers to wear respectable clothes, not use mobile phones

Yogi Adityanath has directed UP government officials to stop chewing pan, pan masala etc when in office.

UP will shine under Yogi Adityanath's leadership: Subramanian Swamy

 BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy today said Uttar Pradesh would "shine" under the leadership of newly-elected Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Opposition to anti-Romeo squad reflects frustration: BJP

Asserting that women safety is the top priority of Yogi Adityanath-led government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday lashed out at the opposition for dubbing the anti-Romeo squad as Hindutva agenda and said it is a result of frustration as they failed to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh during their tenure.

VIRAL VIDEO: Here's what some Muslims did when Yogi Adityanath became UP CM
VIRAL VIDEO: Here's what some Muslims did when Yogi Adityanath became UP CM

Several news stories have been aired on how Muslims reacted to the appointment of BJP's firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath as UP.

Should there be strict laws against cow slaughter? Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath seeks public opinion
Should there be strict laws against cow slaughter? Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath seeks public opinion

BJP manifesto had said that all the illegal slaughter houses would be closed in UP and there would be a blanket ban on all the mechanised slaughter houses.
 

Yogi Adityanath took THESE 20 big actions in just 75 hours after becoming UP CM
Yogi Adityanath took THESE 20 big actions in just 75 hours after becoming UP CM

Firebrand BJP leader and UP CM Yogi Adityanath is known for his strict decisions that he took in the past as Gorakhpur MP.

SUDDEN INSPECTION! What happened when Yogi Adityanath paid surprise visit to Hazratganj police station
SUDDEN INSPECTION! What happened when Yogi Adityanath paid surprise visit to Hazratganj police station

It seems UP CM Yogi Adityanath will not take rest until he makes Uttar Pradesh a crime-free state.

Inspired by Yogi Adityanath's cleanliness pledge, minister Upendra Tiwari takes broom to sweep floor
Inspired by Yogi Adityanath's cleanliness pledge, minister Upendra Tiwari takes broom to sweep floor

Possibly inspired by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's pledge to ensure cleanliness in the state, a minister in his government took broom in his hands to sweep the floor of his office at the State Secretariat here.

Daughter, wife molested on Holi, man tweets UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeking justice – Know what happened
Daughter, wife molested on Holi, man tweets UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeking justice – Know what happened

In line with the BJP's election manifesto, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed police officials to be vigilante and act swiftly on cases related to crime against women.

Slaughterhouse of BSP leader Haji Yakoob Qureshi, who praised Charlie Hebdo attackers, sealed in Meerut
Slaughterhouse of BSP leader Haji Yakoob Qureshi, who praised Charlie Hebdo attackers, sealed in Meerut

Two slaughterhouses of political heavyweights BSP leader Yakub Qureshi and former Meerut MP and ex-BSP leader Shahid Akhlaq were sealed in Meerut.

PM Narendra Modi's advice to Uttar Pradesh BJP MPs: Don’t ask for transfer of police officials
PM Narendra Modi's advice to Uttar Pradesh BJP MPs: Don’t ask for transfer of police officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday advised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs from Uttar Pradesh, not to put unnecessary pressure on the police department.

Sneak peek into Yogi Aditya Nath's diet
Sneak peek into Yogi Aditya Nath's diet

Newly appointed CM of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Aditya Nath is the head priest of the Gorakhnath math, a Hindu temple in Gorakhpur. Consequently, he follows a strict diet of satvik food and maintains a highly disciplined life. 

Muslim bodies creating hindrances in resolving Ayodhya issue: Subramanian Swamy
Muslim bodies creating hindrances in resolving Ayodhya issue: Subramanian Swamy

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today accused Muslim bodies of "creating hindrances" in resolving the Ram Janambhumi-Babri Masjid dispute and said the "outer limit" to settle the issue is April 2018.

Uttar Pradesh: Three meat shops set on fire in Hathras, cops blame anti-social elements; FIR registered
Uttar Pradesh: Three meat shops set on fire in Hathras, cops blame anti-social elements; FIR registered

Days after newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced a crackdown in illegal slaughterhouses that have been running in the state, three meat shops have been torched by unknown persons in Hathras district of the state. 

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's strong message to officials - Ensure quick disposal of files, movement will be monitored
UP CM Yogi Adityanath's strong message to officials - Ensure quick disposal of files, movement will be monitored

Sending a strong message that he would brook no delay in the clearance of files, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials to ensure quick disposal.

Team Yogi Adityanath: List of Yogi's ministers with their portfolios - Check who got what
Team Yogi Adityanath: List of Yogi's ministers with their portfolios - Check who got what

UP CM Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday allocated the portfolios to his ministers. 

UP portfolios announced, CM Yogi Adityanath keeps Home; Keshav Prasad Maurya gets PWD, Dinesh Sharma Education
UP portfolios announced, CM Yogi Adityanath keeps Home; Keshav Prasad Maurya gets PWD, Dinesh Sharma Education

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced portfolios of his ministers with Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya getting PWD and 

On CM Yogi Adityanath's instructions, 'anti-Romeo squads' set up in UP to check eve-teasing, several 'majnus' detained
On CM Yogi Adityanath's instructions, 'anti-Romeo squads' set up in UP to check eve-teasing, several 'majnus' detained

In order to provide a safer environment to women in Uttar Pradesh, the state's police has set up ‘Anti Romeo Squads’ to prevent harassment of women by miscreants on the instructions of newly-inducted Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Man tweets UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeking justice in molestation case, gets prompt result

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a swift and proper action against the accused of a molestation case after the victims' family member tweeted him seeking justice.

CM Yogi Adityanath to Uttar Pradesh govt officials: Don't chew pan, gutka while on duty
CM Yogi Adityanath to Uttar Pradesh govt officials: Don't chew pan, gutka while on duty

After tightening the noose on illegal slaughterhouses, Chief Minister Yogi Adityantah on Wednesday ordered banning of pan masala, gutka in all government offices in Uttar Pradesh.

Will pass legislation if compromise is not reached: Subramanian Swamy on Ayodhya dispute

Asserting that the Muslim front in the Ram Mandir case will have to choose a different spot to build a mosque, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said if a compromise is not reached on this matter, his party will pass a legislation in this regard when they will have a majority in the Rajya Sabha.

Venkaiah Naidu for mutual discussion on Ayodhya dispute

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the there should be a mutual discussion on the Ayodhya dispute to arrive at a conclusion.