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Yogi Adityanath’s Surprise Check At Lucknow Police Station

Yogi Adityanath, the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, made a surprise check today at a major police station in Lucknow. Pictures showed him inspecting records and the mini-cells or lock-up facilities at Hazratganj, the famous shopping area in the heart of the capital. “This is the first audit, not the last,” said the Chief Minister, adding that his visit ...

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How Yogi Adityanath’s Arrest Changed Him

Yogi Adityanath and over a dozen other leaders of the Hindu Yuva Vahini were arrested while they were marching towards Gorakhpur’s troubled areas on 28 January 2007, a day after he made an inflammatory speech aimed at turning a small commotion into a full-blown communal war. The arrest was timed such that the HYV could not carry out its threat ...

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BSP Chief Mayawati To Move Court This Week Against EVM ‘Tampering’ In UP Polls

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will move court in the next two-three days against the alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, its chief Mayawati today said. She charged that “the BJP won elections by rigging electronic voting machines”. Ms Mayawati had said that a ‘black day’ will be observed every month against what ...

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Yogi Adityanath Possible Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister: Sources

The BJP is to end the suspense over Uttar Pradesh’s next Chief Minister soon, and may settle for Yogi Adityanath, the 44-year-old Lok Sabha member from Gorakhpur after the party’s ideological mentor, RSS, conveyed that it was not comfortable with the name of junior telecom minister Manoj Sinha who, PM Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, had reportedly backed. ...

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Shashi Tharoor Rejects Online Campaign Projecting Him As Future PM Candidate

Former UN diplomat and Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor has rejected an online petition campaign projecting him as UPA’s Prime Ministerial candidate in the run-up to the general elections 2019. In his Facebook post, Mr Tharoor, wanted the people behind the campaign to withdraw the same. “I was both surprised and touched by the Change.org petition that has been circulating over ...

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