Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath declared on July 29 that the state's VAT on fuel and diesel is the lowest in the country and that there will be no increases in the near future. At his official house, the Chief Minister discussed the current condition of tax collection in the state with officials from the state Tax Department. Finance… read-more
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A fire broke out in Uttar Pradesh Advocate General's office on July 17. The office is situated in Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar building, and white smoke was seen passing out from the building. About 15 fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the fire. Reportedly, fifth to eighth floors were impacted in the mishap, however, no casualties were reported. Files of government cases are kept in the eighth floor.
President Ram Nath Kovind is on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, from June 5-6. He arrived in Lucknow late evening on June 5, and was accompanied by his wife Savita Kovind. He was received by the Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and CM Yogi Adityanath and was taken to the Raj Bhavan. Notably, President Kovind has been invited to address Assembly-Joint-Session, on June 6.
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PM Narendra Modi expressed condolences to the families who lost their kin in the Siddharthanagar accident in Uttar Pradesh. Notably, seven people died and four were injured after an SUV rammed into a truck. In addition, on May 22, PM Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for deceased's families and Rs 50,000 for injured victims. Meanwhile, UP CM Yogi Adityanath also expressed condolences and assured assistance.
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In Uttar Pradesh's Katya village, killed seven people and four people injured due to a major accident, when an SUV carrying a marriage party rammed into a stationary truck. Police confirmed Sachin Pal (16), Mukesh Pal (35), Paswan (26), Shiv Sagar (18), Ravi Paswan (19), Pintu Gupta (25) and driver Gaurav Maurya (22) died. UP CM Yogi Adityanath expressed condolences and assured financial assistance to the victims.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered to completion of the water projects under the "Jal Jeevan Mission" in the State. Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government emphasized the completion of water projects and said, providing free water is their top-most priority in UP, for people. The statement of the CM came while he was inspecting the progress of the Kachnoda dam project in Lalitpur. Furthermore, he ordered to speed-up work… read-more
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After recent communal clashes, the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government introduced new law & order for carrying out processions in UP. On April 19, UP CM Yogi announced that no festival procession will be allowed without permissions and an affidavit from organizers. Furthermore, loudspeakers will also be prohibited without prior permission, assuring peace and harmony, amid the upcoming festivals of Eid and Akshay Tritiya, likely on the same… read-more
Uttar Pradesh Government canceled leave of all police personnel in the state till May 4. The decision was taken by CM Yogi Adityanath late on April 18, amid upcoming festivals in UP. Furthermore, police personnel on leave were also asked to join back within 24 hours. The issued orders read, "The leave of all administrative/police officers, from SHO, CO and district police chiefs to district magistrate, divisional commissioner is canceled".… read-more
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath extended wishes for the holy month of Ramzan, on April 2. The BJP leader tweeted, "Keeping the heritage and tradition intact in view of Corona infection, people should take all precautions and do religious work during Ramzan". Speaking of the importance of Ramzan, Yogi said, noble deeds like fasting, service to humanity, and devotion to good bring patience, self-discipline, tolerance, and simplicity.
With the second term of the Yogi Adityanath led-BJP in UP, around 50 criminals surrendered themselves in fear of encounters. Many were seen with placards hung around their neck which read, I am surrendering, please don't open fire. ADG law and order Prashant Kumar said, “To improve law and order, prompt and strict action is being taken through micro-planning to instil fear among criminals in every corner of the state."
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