The BJP retained the Sikandra Assembly seat of bandit Phoolan Devi fame in a bypoll on Sunday by a margin of over 11,000 votes.
The BJP today exuded confidence that it will improve its electoral performance in the Sikandara Assembly bypoll scheduled for December 21 and end the year on a winning note.
UP Nagar Nigam election 2017 Live Updates: The phase 1 of Uttar Pradesh urban local body polls in 24 districts are taking place today.
Hailing his state’s law and order situation, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that his government was committed to establishing the rule of law.
Active campaigns by senior BJP and Congress leaders, present and former Union ministers, have set the poll pot boiling in the otherwise staid local body elections in Uttar Pradesh.
The UP government today shunted out tainted Vice Chairman of Lucknow Development Authority Satyendra Singh while effecting a major bureaucratic reshuffle involving 41 IAS officers in the second such drill in less than a week.
The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in UP yesterday announced a loan waiver of Rs 36,359 crore for over one lakh small and marginal farmers in the state.
“The nine decisions, which the Cabinet took include loan waiver to small and marginalised farmers, streamlining purchase of wheat, action on illegal abattoirs, work done by anti-Romeo squad, committee to study the ways and means to protect interests of potato farmers.
The UP Chief Minister said that Budelkhand was constinuously ignored in the last 15 years and no steps had been taken to ensure the wholistic development of the region.
Viniket Singh aka Nanhe was celebrating Bharatiya Janata Party’s victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections by raising slogans of ‘Yogi Zindabad’ in his village when Shishupal’s wife, panchayat member Usha Singh and he were passing by.
“The welfare schemes initiated by the Prime Minister, the brilliant poll strategy of BJP chief Amit Shah and the ground work done by party workers helped us to come to power after a gap of 15 years,” he said while addressing public at the party’s regional office here.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi today directed officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) to make all state roads pothole free by June 15, 2017.
Stuck in the crisis of meat shortage since the crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses by Adityanath, many carnivores are being served with mostly white meat including chicken.
In a surprise move, the newly elected CM has asked all his administrative officers to prepare a ‘power-point presentation’ of their work within the next 24 hours and has said that he can check the presentation anytime after March 25.
The newly appointed Uttar Pradesh minister Mohsin Raza lost his cool on the first day of his office on Thursday.
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, saying his administration should be allowed to focus solely on delivering good governance.
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.
Police said the arson incident took place in Manyawar Kanshiram Colony last night. The shop owners said all their stock was charred in the fire.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on his first day at the CMO has warned all his state bureaucrats to get ready for penal actions if in case they fail to check upon the communal flares in the state.
BJP’s spokesperson Dr. Sambit Patra has dug out a statement of Rahul Gandhi from March 2014 when he termed Narendra Modi’s appointment as the Prime Minister of India ‘a big threat to minor communities’ especially Muslims.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent victory in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous and politically important state, seemed a welcome affirmation of his pro-development message.
Yogi Adityanath on the position of chief minister of Uttar Pradesh is something that the top leadership of BJP needs to keep a close watch on.
This will be the first meeting between Adityanath and PM Modi after the former took over as Chief Minister on Sunday.
President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Asaduddin Owaisi today said, “BJP’s slogan of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’ is mere farce.
Amnesty International today called for public withdrawal of alleged inflammatory statements made in the past by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, a day after he assumed charge as UP Chief Minister.
Yogi Adityanath has directed the DGP Javeed Ahmed to ensure that no slackness should be allowed in maintaining law and order and communal harmony in the state.
The CM vowed to turn BJP’s manifesto promises into reality.