He also took a swipe at Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav over the income tax raids on a Kanpur-based perfume trader, saying this shows why Yadav was opposing demonetisation.
"Yadav is feeling for the perfume trader but he doesn't realise the pain of the poor. The illegal money (recovered from the trader) is meant for their development," Thakur said.
Pandey said that after the success of marathons in Meerut, Jhansi and Moradabad, today's programme here was also successful and alleged that Yogi Government is trying to defame the marathon programme but the girls have rejected this negative politics.
“Bundle of notes… uncountable bundles of notes, still being counted for the third day… people counting them have got exhausted,” the chief minister said, referring to the taxation sleuths raids at Jain’s house in Kanpur.
Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief guest on the occasion of IIT Kanpur’s convocation ceremony.
Remembering the martyrdom of four sons of Guru Gobind Singh, the CM said those who came with the intention of converting India to Islam, today their existence has been erased.
The Congress made the allegation a day after the Lucknow police denied the party to hold a five-km race in the city as part of Congress president Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's 'Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon' poll campaign.
The defence minister laid the foundation stone of the Defence Technologies and Test Centre and the BrahMos Manufacturing Centre here, along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during the day.
Uttar Pradesh: The women in large numbers had turned up for the marathon in Jhansi and Lucknow on Sunday, under Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s women centric event.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said ‘We want to manufacture BrahMos on Indian soil so that no country has the audacity to cast an evil eye on India’.
Attacking the Samajwadi Party (SP), Adityanath asked the gathering if it had ever shown respect to Maharaja Suheldev.
Since 2014, December 25 has been celebrated as 'Good Governance Day' in memory of Vajpayee, who served as the country’s PM thrice, including a full term in 1999-2004.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the face of the BJP for decades, and was the first non-Congress Prime Minister to have served a full term in office.
The coronavirus night curfew will be applicable from 11 pm to 5 am, a senior official said here.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the revenue department to probe the Ayodhya land grabbing matter thoroughly, Navneet Seghal, Additional Chief Secretary of Information, Uttar Pradesh informed. Kin of BJP leaders were allegedly involved in this case.
Addressing a rally during the 'Samajwadi Vijay Rath Yatra' here, the SP leader again slammed the ruling party of “misusing” the enforcement agencies, calling them “BJP cells”.
The drone show was put up as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations to mark 75 years of India's Independence. CM Yogi Adityanath was invited as the chief guest.
Setting off six streams of the poll campaign tour in a replication of the party’s Parivartan Yatra ahead of the 2017 assembly polls in which the BJP had won 325 seats, all the six leaders, including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, largely targeted the party’s key contender Samajwadi Party.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
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