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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanaths plan to visit Gorakhpur on March 25 has left the city in a tizzy, especially coming on the heels of his surprise visit to ...
Lucknow: The names of cattle smugglers will be listed in village crime notebooks, intelligence gathered on their activities and a vigil maintained on Uttar Pradesh's borders, according to the latest directive of the Yogi Adityanath government to ...

But eight Asiatic lions reigning over the southern corner of the zoo in Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, have felt the effects, too, as the new Hindu-right government has begun closing numerous slaughterhouses that hard-liners have long ...
Sources said the first step would be to develop major tourist attractions and places of worship in these cities, followed by renovation of railway stations.
The police have arrested accused Bhondu Singh and Guddu Singh from Unchahar village of Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli district.
Anti-Muslim posters have surfaced in two villages of Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district over the past week, prompting a police investigation against suspected ...

Uttar Pradesh might soon see the makeover in five cities of the state. As per the report by 'The Indian Express', the plan to transform cities like Agra, Mathura, Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Mathura was among several issues discussed between Chief Minister ...
police said that while eight illegal slaughterhouses were sealed in Meerut zone, two each were sealed in Bareilly and Varanasi zones.
Within days of Adityanath taking over as the chief minister of the Bharatiya Janata Party's government in Uttar Pradesh, the first official statement on his government's priorities emerged in the form of a letter. On Wednesday, chief secretary Rahul ...
"The Travellers' Choice Destinations awards this year includes a great mix of popular destinations as well as lesser known cities, which I am sure will stimulate the Indian traveller to experience fabulous places within our country," TripAdvisor India ...
Uttar Pradesh's new BJP government under Yogi Adityanath has implemented one of the key promises made by the party in its election manifesto by setting up an 'Anti-Romeo Squad' to check eve-teasing, stalking, harassment of women and moreover, to bring ...
The irony does not escape Divya Devi, a homemaker, who has lived in a mud hut for the past 11 years of marriage, in the darkness of Chopan Gaon, one of many "partly electrified" villages in the district of Sonbhadra in eastern Uttar Pradesh. High above ...
A placid town in Uttar Pradesh famed throughout the Islamic world for its 150-year-old Darul Uloom has woken up to a surprise sight.
GORAKHPUR: In the pilgrim town of Gorakhpur, nearly 250 km from the power centre in Lucknow, the excitement in the air is palpable and the mood festive ever since Yogi Adityanath assumed chief ministership of Uttar Pradesh. From Civil Lines to ...
Adityanath, who took over as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday hails from Panchur village in Pauri in Uttarakhand while Rawat who was sworn in on Saturday belongs to Khairsain village in the same district. Both the chief ministers, who command ...
Hundreds of BJP workers gathered at various towns in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in the first formal celebration of a thumping victory in the assembly elections, a day before the party's first chief minister in 14 years is sworn in.

1) A long-time BJP MP from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath is also the head priest of the Gorakhnath temple in the eastern UP city. Adityanath has been winning the Gorakhpur seat in UP since 1998; at 26, he was the youngest MP in the 12th Lok Sabha.
The mishap took place at the Sitapur City railway station, where the goods train was stationed. The last two coaches of the Satyagrah Express, which runs between Old Delhi station and Raxaul Junction in Bihar, grazed past the freight train as the ...
To this effect, the Ministry of Urban Development has approved AMRUT Action Plans of Uttar Pradesh for the next three years i.e 2017-20 in one go involving an expenditure of Rs.4,239 crore.
Perhaps Lucknow, the city of Nawabs known for its Mughlai cuisine, etiquette and a strong coterie culture that degenerated to criminalised governance of late has never witnessed such scale of organisational mobilisation for coronation of a chief ...
Lucknow: The UP unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday announced that it would contest municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, directing its district conveners for identification of probable candidates. Speaking to party workers in Lucknow after ...
Lucknow, Mar 17: The insecurity among Muslim community poked a new height as some posters up in a village Jianagla, about 70 kilometres from Bareilly, threatened them to leave the village now that BJP is set to form a government in Uttar Pradesh.
Just days after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a massive victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, posters have appeared in a village in Bareilly district asking Muslim residents to "leave immediately," reports the Times Of India ...
Lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh featured prominently in the BJP's election campaign. At a poll rally in Fatehpur city in February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had lamented that "goondaraj" had taken over the state and alleged that police stations had ...
The kurta sellers of Lucknow have been making kurtas for MLAs since the 70s and now with BJP coming to power after 15 odd years, the tailors are flooded with orders to make saffron kurtas.
Posters calling on Muslim residents to "leave immediately" have resulted in a police investigation in a village in Uttar Pradesh, India. Written in Hindi, the posters were found in more than two dozen locations in the town of Jianagla. They warned of ...
Between 2010 and 2015, UP witnessed a five-fold increase in communal violence, and the polarisation was evident in village, towns and cities, IndiaSpend reported in February 2017. The 2017 assembly results are reminiscent of the 1991 elections, when ...
The Shamli district was a part of Muzaffarnagar District and separated in 2011. Shamli district has three constituencies allotted, namely Kairana, Thana Bhawan and Shamli city. These constituencies contribute 3 of the 403 seats in the Uttar Pradesh ...
His 'kaam bolta hai' slogan failed to strike a chord with the voters of Uttar Pradesh who rejected the Samajwadi Party and supported the BJP overwhelmingly.
MEERUT: Laxmikant Bajpai, former state president of the BJP and four-time MLA from the Meerut City constituency, lost his seat despite the BJP's historic victory in the assembly elections.
As the Election Commission counts votes of assembly elections to five states on Saturday, some trends are clear: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on course for a landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh, India's most important ...
Around half-a-dozen men sat around a hookah in a room in Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati's Badalpur village in Gautam Buddha Nagar anticipating her victory on Saturday morning.
A suspected arms dealer, identified as Rocky Ranawat, surrendered this evening before Etawah police, said Shiv Hari Meena, SSP of the district.
Overjoyed BJP workers, leaders and supporters hugged each other, broke into brief jigs and raised victory slogans in the BJP office here as counting trends indicated a comfortable victory for the party in the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on ...
We start with Vrindavan in Mathura, the city of Krishna in western Uttar Pradesh (Braj Bhumi). The region is believed to be the birthplace of not just Krishna but also the festival of Holi.
Early trends suggest Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party is racing ahead in Uttar Pradesh, as the counting of votes started in the battleground state on Saturday.
Uttar Pradesh elections results 2017 is all set to declare BJP's landslide victory and PM Modi's super wave has ensured a majority government in the 403-seat state.
Until the Muzaffarnagar riots in August-September 2013, there was no communal polarisation in this part of western Uttar Pradesh. In the dingy by-lanes of the old town, where genius craftspeople and little children made magical wooden artifices, and ...
In a city where the UP poll campaign peaked with roadshows by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, the turnout in the three seats (urban) improved by 7.6, 8.3 and 9.5 percentage ...
The traditional 'Lathamar Holi' started with pomp at Barsana village, as couples celebrated the colourful festival with utmost zeal amid a tight security put in place ...
Everyone in this Uttar Pradesh village wants to vote for the winner - but no one knows who it is. Eight takeaways from observing life and politics in ... One of the villages in this constituency is Baksha. Over the last two months, Scroll.in has ...
Today, Uttar Pradesh will conclude voting for its next government by selecting the final 40 of its 403 legislators. Star status is reserved for the ancient city of Varanasi because it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency. But ...
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to former CM Mayawati, all political leaders have stressed the need to develop villages during their campaigns in UP. The Indian Express visited three villages - one each chosen by the ...
With voting in the state assembly polls due only days ahead of the Holi festival, the streets of the holy city are abuzz with discussions, rumours, and diverse viewpoints.
In Ghazipur, an eastern UP district known for sending the largest number of young recruits to the armed forces, villages that have lost their sons are divided about their voting choice Wednesday.
If it is the RSS cadre who are working silently for the BJP here, for the SP-Congress alliance it is the non-political volunteers who have fanned out across the city with the 'Phir Sey Akhilesh' message. ... Most of the volunteers are young educated ...
As one of the villagers in rural Gorakhpur said to me: "Gaon ki hawa mein thehrav hota hai, sabko mauka deti hai" (the wind in villages is usually still, everyone is given a chance here). The socialist surge in UP led to OBCisation of its politics. No ...
Television viewers had an amusing time when during the just concluded campaign for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections, a senior leader of one party claimed that many places in the state were still bereft of electricity.
Uttar Pradesh, a city of Hindu cultures and traditions which is also commonly popular for its mythological relation has always been the favorites for all the tourists, be it- domestic or the foreigners.


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