Uttar Pradesh 2022

Yogi Adityanath Takes Oath As UP CM; Keshav Maurya & Brajesh Pathak Become Deputy CMs

LUCKNOW: Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second time in a grand ceremony at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, chief ministers of some BJP-ruled states and other senior BJP leaders attended the oath-taking ceremony. Keshav Prasad […]

Why UP Voted Yogi Adityanath-led BJP Govt To Power Again

LUCKNOW: On March 10, Yogi Adityanath became the first chief minister to return to power in Uttar Pradesh in the last 37 years. He is also the first chief minister to complete a 5-year term and retain power in the next elections in the state. Yogi’s outstanding achievements are historic, not just because he set some records in […]

UP POLLS – Would Invite Bollywood For Saifai Mahotsav, Not Used Them For Polls: Akhilesh’s Cousin

The memories of Bollywood cine stars gyrating to their own hip-shaking numbers in the rural settings of Saifai, the home turf of Mulayam Singh Yadav’s family, are thing of a past when Samajwadi Party’s Man Friday Amar Singh or Azam Khan and Abu Azmi would help them connect with the Mumbai film industry. This time […]

Q&A: I Will Quit As MoS, BJP Chose Me To Defeat Akhilesh, End Family Fort; Mulayam Knows His Aurangzeb: S P Baghel

Minister of state (MoS) for law and justice S P Singh Baghel, who is a sitting Lok Sabha MP from Agra, surprised many in Uttar Pradesh when he decided to take on former Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav from Karhal Vidhan Sabha, in the family backyard of Mulayam Yadav family, but as he builds his campaign […]

In Rape-Hit Hathras, BJP’s Anjula Campaigns As Mum Of 2 Girls; Says Only Anti-Romeo Force Can Kill Evil

HATHRAS: Mobbed by a group of demure women, Anjula Singh Mahor, turns mateteral as she grabs the microphone to speak on the essence of Yogi government’s much-talked about Anti-Romeo force. Anti Romeo force is a special police unit that was raised in 2017 by the BJP government to restore faith in civil society after a […]

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: In Shamli, BJP’s Rana Bites Into Sugarcane, Asks Akhilesh How’s Biryani As Son Feasts Over 97 % Marks

Thana Bhawan (SHAMLI): Walking briskly on Delhi-Shamli highway, amid a shower of marigold by his supporters, BJP’s poster boy for Hindutva and Yogi government’s sugarcane development minister Suresh Rana doesn’t mince his words on religious appeasement of his party’s principal opponent. This, as he staunchly defends his role in 2013-14 Muzaffarnagar riots during Akhilesh regime […]

UP Polls: In Wild West’s Shamli,  “Big Genitalia” Risque Still Shudders Them; Muslims Too Pin Gaddars In ’80-20′

THANA BHAWAN (SHAMLI, UP): At a roundabout near Hedgewar Chowk in Thana Bhawan — the constituency of Yogi Adityanath government’s sugarcane development minister and two-time MLA Suresh Rana in Uttar Pradesh’s notorious Shamli region — Manoj Kucchal, a retail shop owner, shudders as he recalls frequent distasteful innudendoes made on women by hawkers, real estate […]

AMU Dishonoured  1929 Land Lease, Will Ensure Jats Back BJP In Polls For New Varsity By Modi, Yogi: King Mahendra Singh’s Great-Grandson

ALIGARH/VRINDAVAN: Moving between Aligarh, Hathras and Vrindavan, Charat Pratap Singh, looks at consummate ease as he tries to galvanise support among the Jats and patrons of King Mahendra Pratap Singh, the freedom fighter who leased a plot, called Tikonia Park in 1929 where Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) stands today. Charat is the fourth-generation Jat scion […]

No More Bijli On Eid Alone, Diwali Too; To Use PM’s Kashi Model To Expand Krishna Site: Shrikant In Mathura

A true blue Brajwasi and RSS man at heart, Uttar Pradesh’s energy minister Shrikant Sharma is one of the dynamic leaders in the BJP government in the state.  An MLA from Mathura, Shrikant spent his childhood in Govardhan’s Gantholi village before he went on to study at Delhi University’s PGDAV College in 1991 and became […]

BJP Belts Out UP’s Heavy Duty List: CM Yogi From Gorakhpur, Dy CM From Sirathu, Mirganka In Kairana Among 10 Women

NEW DELHI: Ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Saturday brought end to all speculations in high-stake Uttar Pradesh poll battle with a heavy duty announcement, declaring seats for two of state’s most popular faces — CM  and five time former MP Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur Urban and deputy CM Keshav Maurya from Sirathu, a town […]