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Uttar Pradesh: Organisers cancel Kanwar Yatra following state govt's request

Lucknow/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh has cancelled Kanwar Yatra, the annual pilgrimage observed during the holy month of Shravan, in view of the coronavirus pandemic, according to media reports.

Yogi Adityanath govt turned UP into one of ‘leading states’ in country: JP Nadda

Lucknow/UNI: Crediting the Yogi Adityanath government with turning Uttar Pradesh into one of the “leading states” in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Friday exhorted party leaders and workers to ensure that welfare schemes and programmes reach people.

Right to life paramount: SC asks Yogi govt to reconsider decision to hold Kanwar Yatra

New Delhi/IBNS: Prioritising the lives of people amid COVID-19, the Supreme Court Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision to hold Kanwar Yatra, which has already been called off by its neighbouring state Uttarakhand for the same reason.

Unparalleled: PM Modi praises Yogi Adityanath govt over COVID-19 second wave handling

Lucknow/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday heaped praises upon Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of COVID-19 second wave.

Why Kanwar Yatra during COVID-19? Supreme Court asks UP govt

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to allow Kanwar Yatra from the next week amid COVID-19, media reports said.

UP Population Bill draft bars govt jobs, subsidy for people with more than 2 children

Lucknow/IBNS: The Uttar Pradesh government has drafted a population control bill that bars anyone having more than two children from contesting local body elections, applying for or seeking promotion in government jobs and getting subsidies.

BJP victorious in 85 pc Block Pramukh seats in UP: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow/UNI: Ruling BJP has repeated its performance in the Block Pramukh elections similar to the result of District Panchayat chairpersons in Uttar Pradesh, winning more than 85 percent of the 825 blocks on Saturday.

Countless people praying: PM Modi wishes speedy recovery of Kalyan Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday prayed for a speedy recovery of ailing former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Kalyan Singh, who was admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital in Lucknow earlier this week.

Deputy CM's post across states should be reserved for Muslims: AIMIM leader

New Delhi/IBNS: In what could trigger a huge political debate, AIMIM leader Asim Waqar has said the Deputy Chief Minister's post across the states should be reserved for Muslims.

Jitin Prasada meets CM Yogi Adityanath in his first to UP after joining BJP

Lucknow/IBNS: Former Congress leader and Union minister in the erstwhile UPA government Jitin Prasada met UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on Saturday.

Ghaziabad incident: Yogi blasts Rahul for 'lying' over attack on Muslim man despite police clarification

Lucknow/IBNS: Citing a police clarification, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has blasted Congress top leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly peddling lies over an incident where a Muslim man was allegedly beaten in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.

Yogi Adityanath apprises PM Modi of steps taken to combat COVID-19 in UP

Lucknow, Jun 11 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government for its efficient handling of a devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic which has gripped the entire world.

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid speculations over change in UP face

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid speculations over a change in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s face in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.

Amid dissent from UP BJP leaders, Yogi Adityanath-PM Modi meeting today

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid dissent from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is here to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Delhi to meet BJP top brass amid dissent from party leaders

New Delhi/IBNS: In the backdrop of open criticisms over his handling of COVID-19 by his colleagues, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday flew down to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Jagat Prakash Nadda.