International Yoga Day celebrated in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: he International Yoga Day was Friday observed across Uttar Pradesh, with Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attending the main programme in the state capital. The main programme was held at the Raj Bhawan in the state capital. BJP state vice-president Vidyasagar Sonkar said International Yoga Day functions have been organised […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government to now issue press releases in Sanskrit also

New Delhi: In a bid to promote Sanskrit, the Uttar Pradesh government will now issue press releases in Sanskrit along with Hindi, English and Urdu, an official said Tuesday. The first press note in Sanskrit was issued by the state government’s Information Department on Monday. Senior officials of the Information Department said the important speeches […]

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik accepts resignations of 3 ministers

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has accepted resignations of three ministers, who resigned after they won the Lok Sabha polls. “Resignations of S P Singh Baghel, Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Satyadev Pachauri have been accepted,” according to an official release issued by the Raj Bhavan here. Baghel won from Agra, while Joshi and […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government transfers six IPS officers

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government Friday transferred as many as six IPS officers in the state. This was the first transfer of senior police officials of the state after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting of all district magistrates and SSPs/SPs to review law-and-order situation in the state. According to a statement issued […]

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Uttar Pradesh Cabinet okays raising pension amount for elderly

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday approved a proposal to raise the pension amount for the elderly by Rs 100 under a scheme in this regard. At a meeting presided by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the cabinet also approved increasing the age-limit for resident doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical sciences […]

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At least 13 killed and 21 injured due to dust storm, lightning in Uttar Pradesh(Lucknow)

New Delhi: At least 13 persons were killed and 21 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state Relief commissioner said on Friday. “While six persons died in Mainpuri, three persons each died in incidents related to dust storm in Etah and Kasganj and one due to lightning […]

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Yogi Adityanath Said : Pak, China cannot afford misadventures in BJP rule

New Delhi : Accusing the Congress of adopting a “soft approach” towards terrorists and naxals, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that China and Pakistan no longer indulge in adventurism as India now has a strong government led by the BJP. Addressing a rally in this steel city, the firebrand BJP leader […]

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UP cabinet clears renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has today formally cleared  the proposal to rename Faizabad and Allahabad divisions as Ayodhya and Prayagraj respectively. The decision came during a meeting of the state cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow,  Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna told reporters. Along with the district, Faizabad division has also been renamed Ayodhya. […]

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Man pursuing case against Yogi Adityanath, arrested on rape charges

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh police arrested a man for allegedly raping a woman in Gorakhpur district who alleged hate speech case against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the 2007 Gorakhpur riots. Superintendent of Police (City) Vinay Singh said Wednesday the woman was allegedly raped by Pervez Parvaz, the lawyer who had filed a petition in court 11 years […]

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Police Officials didn’t follow the instruction: CM on Deoria shelter case

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slams the police officials posted in Deoria district for not doing appropriate exercise  against a shelter home in the Deoria town, despite clear instructions from the government. 21 girls and three boys were recovered from this shelter home in a police raid on Sunday night and have alleged sexual […]

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