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Varanasi To Raise Fund Through Municipal Bonds; Invest on Infrastructure

Varanasi is all set to become the second city in Uttar Pradesh to raise fund through the municipal bonds. In order to make Varanasi self-reliant, the civic body has been given a target of accumulating Rs 200 crore through these bonds. The funds solicited from the bonds will be invested in numerous infrastructure and development schemes, said the state government. The decision is presumed to improve the image of the civic body in public.

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 10:30 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Varanasi, CM Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh

Courtesy: The Indian Express

CM Yogi Adityanath

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UP: 104 Retired IAS Officers Demand Withdrawal Of Love Jihad law

Through an open letter addressed to CM Yogi Adityanath, a group of 104 retired IAS officers has condemned the 'love jihad' law that aims to halt forcible religious conversions. The bureaucrats demanded to "re-educate" police and politicians of the state about the Constitution. “You can pose no greater threat to the nation than by turning its own citizens against one another,” the letter read. It also sought the Courts' intervention "to stem… read-more

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 06:13 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Love Jihad, CM Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, Constitution

Courtesy: India Today

Kapil Dev Agarwal

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UP Minister's Brother Booked; Uses Photos Of PM, CM For Mobile Promotion

For allegedly using pictures of PM Narendra Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath for promoting a mobile brand, UP Police has booked the brother of state minister Kapil Dev Agarwal. Agarwal's brother, Lalit Agarwal, was booked on December 26 at Hazratganj police station, Lucknow for cheating. While UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu demanded CBI inquiry, Kapil Agarwal said, "There is no merit in the case".

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 02:17 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath, Mobile

Courtesy: The Hindu

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Gas Leak At IFFCO Phulpur Plant In Uttar Pradesh Kills Two People

A tragic gas leak accident at the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) plant in UP's Phulpur area has killed at least two people and injured over dozen. The two deceased were identified as assistant manager BP Singh and his deputy Abhinandan. Evacuating nearly 100 people working at the plant, the district administration has shut the unit. Expressing his grief, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has asked the authorities to provide relief… read-more

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 09:26 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, IFFCO, CM Yogi Adityanath, Gas Leak, Prayagraj, Phulpur

Courtesy: Times Now

Kafeel Khan

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SC Rejects UP Govt's Appeal To Impose Charges Against Dr Kafeel Khan

The Supreme Court on December 17 upheld the Allahabad High Court's decision and rejected the Uttar Pradesh Government's appeal to revoke the verdict of releasing Dr Kafeel Khan. The Chief Justice SA Bobde had opined, "Criminal cases will be decided on their own merits." Reacting to the verdict, Kafeel stated that the UP government has… read-more

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 02:17 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Kafeel Khan, Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, Anti-CAA Protest

Courtesy: NDTV News

Kafeel Khan

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UP Govt Moves To SC Against HC Order Of Releasing Dr Kafeel Khan

Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court's verdict of releasing Dr Kafeel Khan from National Security Act charges. The government said while Kafeel has a record of series of offences, he also gave anti-CAA speech at the Aligarh Muslim University, which had led to his detention. Earlier on September 1, the Allahabad HC released Kafeel stating that his speech had no intention of hate-mongering… read-more

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 01:10 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Kafeel Khan, Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, Supreme Court, anti-CAA protests

Ram Temple

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Construction Of Ram Temple Likely To Begin In January 2021

Concluding a two-day meeting, the 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust' on December 8 hinted that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya might begin on January 15, 2021. The meeting held by the trust members also included construction-experts from IIT Roorkee, IIT Madras, L&T, and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited. One of the trustees said that CM Yogi Adityanath wanted the premises to be developed to resemble a Vedic city.

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 11:32 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: ram temple, Ram mandir Ayodhya, ayodhya temple, National news, CM Yogi Adityanath

Courtesy: Times Now

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Narendra Modi Virtually Inaugurates Agra Metro Construction

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has virtually inaugurated the Agra Metro Project's construction on December 7. In his speech, the PM has emphasized on Agra's ancient identity and said that Rs 1000 crore has been allotted to develop Agra as a smart city. PM Modi added that the new metro project worth Rs 8379 crore will strengthen the city's intent to flourish. Moreover, the Prime Minister noted that the previous governments, though projects have… read-more

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 05:53 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Metro, CM Yogi Adityanath, India, Infrastructure

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi To Inaugurate Agra Metro Works On December 7

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the Agra Metro construction on December 7. The double-corridor project stretching to a length of 29.4 kilometres will connect the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Sikandra with rail and bus terminus. The environment-friendly metro project will approximately cost to Rs 8379.62 crore and would be completed within five years. Reportedly, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will join the ceremony.

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 03:01 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: PM Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath, Agra, India, Metro

Courtesy: Times Now

UP CM Yogi Adityanath

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15-year-old Boy Threatens To "Blow Up" UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police have taken a 15-year-old boy from Agra into custody after he allegedly threatened to "blow up" the state CM Yogi Adityanath. Reportedly, the accused had sent the threatening WhatsApp message on the state’s 112 helpline number. An FIR has been registered against the boy and he was presented before the Juvenile Board. Reportedly, the boy's family was unaware of this incident and they termed it "childish".

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 08:04 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, Death Threats