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HILARIOUS! Lalu Yadav, Sushil Modi engage in ugly Twitter banter over UP CM's swearing-in
HILARIOUS! Lalu Yadav, Sushil Modi engage in ugly Twitter banter over UP CM's swearing-in

While all eyes were on the oath-taking ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as he was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party leader Lalu Prasad Yadav and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi were busy taking jibe at each other on Twitter on Sunday. 

Here's the full list of Cabinet ministers in Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh
Here's the full list of Cabinet ministers in Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath took oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Sunday afternoon along with a cavalry of ministers at Lucknow's Kanshiram Smriti Upvan.

Narendra Modi all ears to Mulayam, pats Akhilesh; Mayawati absent
Narendra Modi all ears to Mulayam, pats Akhilesh; Mayawati absent

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh and his father Mulayam attended the swearing in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath on Sunday.

Yogi Adityanath an honest man, decision to have two UP Deputy CMs taken by him: Venkaiah Naidu
Yogi Adityanath an honest man, decision to have two UP Deputy CMs taken by him: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the decision to select two Deputy Chief Ministers for Uttar Pradesh was taken on the behest of the then CM-designate Yogi Adityanath.

Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Father elated over Gorakhpur MP's elevation, says 'son always sought to serve people'
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Father elated over Gorakhpur MP's elevation, says 'son always sought to serve people'

Yogi Adityanath's father today expressed his pleasure and said he is very happy to see his son taking the position.

"Yogi Adityanath' elevation a political decision, RSS didn't pressurize in Uttar Pradesh CM's selection"
"Yogi Adityanath' elevation a political decision, RSS didn't pressurize in Uttar Pradesh CM's selection"

Amid speculation that Yogi Adityanath's candidature as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister happened as Sangh pushed for it, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Sunday said that it was a complete political decision and it had no say in the selection of chief ministers in BJP-ruled states.

Stage set for Yogi Adityanath's swearing in as Uttar Pradesh CM
Stage set for Yogi Adityanath's swearing in as Uttar Pradesh CM

The swearing in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as the 21st Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh will take place this afternoon in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.

Yogi Adityanath is next UP CM — Here's list of ministers who could be included in his Cabinet
Yogi Adityanath is next UP CM — Here's list of ministers who could be included in his Cabinet

Yogi Adityanath, the Mahant of Gorakhnath Matt, is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday afternoon. 

Yogi Adityanath's swearing in as UP CM: Know who all including PM Modi will attend ceremony
Yogi Adityanath's swearing in as UP CM: Know who all including PM Modi will attend ceremony

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Congress, BJP spar over Adityanath's elevation

 As Hindutva hardliner Yogi Adityanath was set to assume the reins of UP, Congress leader Veerappa Moily called it the "biggest assault" on secularism, but the party's official reaction was tempered with caution as it said it will act as "watchdog of people's interest".

Yogi Adityanath to be UP chief minister, says development is top priority; swearing-in on Sunday
Yogi Adityanath to be UP chief minister, says development is top priority; swearing-in on Sunday

The announcement was made after a legislature party meeting here in the afternoon that was also attended by senior party leader Nitin Gadkari.

Muslim women voted for BJP because of triple talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Muslim women voted for BJP because of triple talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said Muslim women voted for the BJP during the just concluded Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections because the party raised the issue of triple talaq.

Yogi Adityanath — From head priest to Uttar Pradesh CM, all you need to know about him
Yogi Adityanath — From head priest to Uttar Pradesh CM, all you need to know about him

The suspense on who will lead the India's biggest state got over today as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders chose five-term Lok Sabha MP and party leader Yogi Adityanath as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.

Watch: BJP MLAs congratulate Yogi Adityanath after being selected as legislator party leader
Watch: BJP MLAs congratulate Yogi Adityanath after being selected as legislator party leader

Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath was chosen to be the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman poisoned to death by in-laws for not bearing male child; in-laws booked
Uttar Pradesh: Woman poisoned to death by in-laws for not bearing male child; in-laws booked

In an another tragic incident, a woman was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday. 

BJP names Yogi Adityanath as UP legislature party leader -- As it happened
BJP names Yogi Adityanath as UP legislature party leader -- As it happened

Yogi Adityanath has been chosen as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister; Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma to be Deputy Chief Ministers in the BJP party meet in Lucknow today.

Manoj Sinha to be new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Manoj Sinha to be new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha is "almost" certain to be the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, even as BJP state President Keshav Prasad Maurya was still in the race, informed sources said on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh: Four injured in clash over drainage in Muzaffarnagar

Four persons have been injured in a clash between two groups over a drainage at Kamal Pur village here, police said on Saturday.

Muzaffarnagar riot victims attacked for objecting to harassment

Six Muzaffarnagar riot victims, two of them women, suffered injuries after they objected to the alleged sexual harassment of some girls by a group of youths who pelted stones at them at Palda village in the district.

Twin explosions near Agra Cantt railway station

Two explosions were reported from Uttar Pradesh's Agra on Saturday.

Decision on Uttar Pradesh CM today; Manoj Sinha visits Varanasi temples
Decision on Uttar Pradesh CM today; Manoj Sinha visits Varanasi temples

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs will meet here on Saturday to elect the Legislature Party leader, with Union Minister Manoj Sinha among the frontrunners.

BJP MLA for changing Deoband's name

Deoband, known across the world as a centre of Islamic learning, will be renamed as Devvrad after the BJP government assumes power in Uttar Pradesh, newly-elected local MLA Brajesh Singh said.

Suspense over Uttar Pradesh CM to end on Saturday, Manoj Sinha among front-runners; oath-taking ceremony on Sunday
Suspense over Uttar Pradesh CM to end on Saturday, Manoj Sinha among front-runners; oath-taking ceremony on Sunday

The swearing-in ceremony of a new BJP government in Uttar Pradesh will take place on Sunday.

Nobody will be spared for the UP poll debacle: Ram Gopal Yadav
Nobody will be spared for the UP poll debacle: Ram Gopal Yadav

Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav today said nobody will be spared who are found to be involved in the anti-party activities that led to its debacle in Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

13,000 students drop out of UP board exams in Mathura: District Magistrate Nitin Bansal

Around 13,000 students have dropped out from the Uttar Pradesh board examinations for classes 10th and 12th in the district this year, District Magistrate Nitin Bansal said on Friday.

Not in any race, says Manoj Sinha on speculations of being BJP frontrunner for UP CM's post
Not in any race, says Manoj Sinha on speculations of being BJP frontrunner for UP CM's post

Union Minister Manoj Sinha, who is seen among the strong contenders for the post of UP chief minister, said on Friday that he was "not in any race".

Legislature party will decide on UP CM on Saturday, says UP BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya
Legislature party will decide on UP CM on Saturday, says UP BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya

Uttar Pradesh BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya today said the state legislature party will decide on the chief minister tomorrow.

Islamic State threat to Taj Mahal? SWOT commandos deployed, security tightened
Islamic State threat to Taj Mahal? SWOT commandos deployed, security tightened

The security around India's iconic monument of love - Taj Mahal – was tightened on Friday following threats from the dreaded terror out Islamic State.

'Modi Magic Double Lock' used to lock defeated Samajwadi Party minister official residence
'Modi Magic Double Lock' used to lock defeated Samajwadi Party minister official residence

Post-defeat, SP minister Ravidas Mehrotra was among the first to vacate his official bungalow.