1. Yogi Adityanath in Delhi Live updates: Uttar Pradesh CM speaks in Lok Sabha, calls PM Modi ‘a global icon’

Yogi Adityanath in Delhi Live updates: Uttar Pradesh CM speaks in Lok Sabha, calls PM Modi ‘a global icon’

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is visiting New Delhi, his first since taking over as CM.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: March 21, 2017 5:47 PM
Yogi Adityanath speaking Lok Sabha today. (ANI)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is visiting New Delhi, his first since taking over as CM. Among a host of agendas, CM Adityanath will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The visit will give us a clear picture on distribution of portfolios to new ministers. A 47-member Council of Ministers, including two deputy chief ministers, was sworn in by Governor Ram Naik yesterday. Besides two deputies, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s team has 22 cabinet ministers, nine ministers of state with independent charge and 13 ministers of state. Adityanath, who was sworn-in as the 21st Chief Minister of UP yesterday, has promised to work for all sections of the society without any discrimination, pursuing the agenda of ‘sabka sath, sabka vikas’ (with all, development for all).

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5:45 pm: UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets LK Advani at his residence in Delhi.

5:44 pm: BJP Government in UP to take tough actions against land and liquor mafia many in 11 zones near Lucknow, says Times Now report.

5:35 pm: While addressing reporters outside Parliament complex Yogi Adityanath welcome Supreme Court observation, says his government will fully cooperate on the issue.

5:08 pm: Am one year younger to Rahul Gandhi and a year older to Akhilesh Yadav. Since I came in between them, it was the reason for your defeat in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath tells Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge in Lok Sabha.

5:06 pm: In the past state govt (of UP) did not utilise most of the funds allocated by the central govt: Yogi Adityanath in Lok Sabha.

5:05 pm: Uttar Pradesh will be the state free of corruption and riots , says CM Yogi Adityanath

5:03 pm: Thankful to be given a chance to be UP CM. Will try to lead its growth story, he says

4:59 pm: The government is dedicated for the poor, he says.

4:57 pm: This government has worked for all sections of society without any discrimination: CM Yogi Adityanath in Lok Sabha.

4:56 pm: This government has worked for all sections of society without any discrimination: CM Yogi Adityanath in Lok Sabha.

4:55 pm: India growing despite noteban, says Yogi Adityanath.

4:54 pm:I thank the Finance Minister for breathing new life into our country’s economy: Yogi Adityanath in Lok Sabha

4:53 pm: PM Modi is a global icon, he says.

4:49 pm: Yogi Adityanath addresses Lok Sabha, says NDA Governmnet has improved the economy of the countrytaken.

4:43 pm: Yogi Adityanath is in Parliament currently. He is yet to resign as Lok Sabha member from Gorakhpur since taking over as Uttar Pradesh chief minister.

3:10 pm: Negotiations have failed earlier, an out of court settlement is not possible, says Zafaryab Jilani, Convenor, Babri Masjid Action Committee, on Supreme Court suggesting out of the court settlement on Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid issue.

2:48 pm: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath meets BJP president Amit Shah.

2:15 pm: Ramayana Museum was earlier stalled by the previous Samajwadi Party, says Times Now report.

2:08 pm: In a major development CM Yogi Adityanath clears land for Ramyana Museum in Ayodhya

1:45 pm: BJP Yuva Morcha files police complaint against activist Prabha Belavangala for allegedly morphing pictures of Yogi Adityanath in Bengaluru.

1:32 pm: Allocation of ministerial berths in Yogi Adityanath’s council of ministers is likely to come up for discussion at a meeting the UP chief minister will have with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah in Delhi today.

1:15 pm:  Yogi Adityanath met Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh in the national capital today.

12:35 pm: It was his first meeting with PM since taking over as Uttar Pradesh CM on Sunday

12:17 pm: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

11:51 am: The top court has earlier asked Swamy to sort out issue through negotiations which would be agreed upon by all petitioners and respondents in the Ram Mandir case.

11:47 am: BJP leader Subramanian Swami has briefed Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Supreme Court’s observation today.

11:41 am: The new CM had also asked that they take an oath of cleanliness called “Swachchta Shapath”. Adityanath said Mahatma Gandhi’s dream for the country was not only regarding political freedom but also about a clean and developed nation.

11:29 am: Oath was done to ensure that IAS officers dedicate at least 100 hours every year to the cause of cleanliness in UP.

11:22 am: The new Chief Minister yesterday had handed the bureaucrats the Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra, which is the BJP’s manifesto for the Assembly elections.

11:15 am: Hailing Yogi Adityanath’s direction to key bureaucrats to declare their income and assets within 15 days, the BJP said the former will prove to be great administrator. Speaking to ANI, BJP leader Sanjeev Balyan said, “Everybody had expectations from Yogi Adityanath that he will take these kinds of tough decisions. He will prove to be great administrator. There is a need to expel corrupt officials.”

10:47 am: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath arrives in Delhi, to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi and Union Minister Arun Jaitley.

10:42 am: Yogi Adityanath will hold discussion with BJP President Amit Shah over allotment of portfolios.

10:34 am: Yogi Adityanath will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi

10:32 am: Yogi Adityanath will meet President Pranab Mukherjee

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