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UP govt to distribute free smartphones, tablets to one crore final year students

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The statement said a large number of students, including girls, from every district of the state will participate in the programme on December 25. Adityanath will distribute 60,000 smartphones and 40,000 tablets to the youths at the event, it said.

Yogi Getting My Telephones Tapped: Akhilesh Yadav

Dec 19, 2021

Yadav also attributed the recent visits of chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of the 12 BJP-ruled states to various places in UP, including Varanasi and Ayodhya, to the saffron party’s alleged fears of impending defeat in the upcoming assembly elections.

Rajnath Singh Hails Yogi, Says His 'Inswingers' Unplayable For Opposition Parties

Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath while addressing BJP's Jan Vishvas Rally, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said 'It's a two-alphabet name, which puts fear in the heart of criminals'.

Akhilesh Yadav Accuses UP CM, Yogi Adityanath Of Tapping His Phones

Dec 19, 2021 PTI

Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav said that Yogi Adityanath himself listens to the recordings of some people's conversations every evening. Launching a scathing attack on Yogi Adityanath, Yadav dubbed him as the most 'anupyogi’ (useless) chief minister.

UP: Pensions Hiked For Destitute Women & Poor, CM Takes Dig At Akhilesh For Sidelining Mulayam

Announcing an increase in old-age pension from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000, he said that many families were earlier not covered under this scheme.

17 December, 2021

Country Needs Ram Rajya, Not Socialism Or Communism: Adityanath

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People of the state have started to believe that socialism is a red alert and there should be an end to it, the chief minister said.

17 December, 2021

New book to chronicle UP's transformation under CM Yogi Adityanath

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Written by author Shantanu Gupta, "The Monk Who Transformed Uttar Pradesh: How Yogi Aditynath Changed UP Waala Bhaiya' abuse to a Badge of Honour", is published by Garuda Prakashan.

16 December, 2021

UP Govt Says No One Died Due To Lack Of Oxygen In Covid-19 Second Wave


The Uttar Pradesh government told the state legislative council that the death certificates made no mention of 'death due to lack of oxygen' in any of the 22,915 patients that died due to the pandemic.

13 December, 2021

Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi Inaugurates Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor In Varanasi


Uttar Pradesh is slated to go for polls in February-March in 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor in Uttar Pradesh, lauded the ‘civilizational heritage’ of Varanasi.

13 December, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Slams Yogi Govt Over Condition Of Gaushalas In Uttar Pradesh


Recent media reports of cows being buried alive in a 'gaushala' (cow shelter) in Uttar Pradesh's Banda surfaced on the internet following which, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi took a dig at the Yogi Adityanath government.

11 December, 2021

Tripura Govt ‘Flaunts’ Kolkata Flyover Image; Triggers Row


Tripura government’s move has left opposition parties fumed, who claimed that the state government was ‘renting’ the development works of other states to ‘flaunt its success’, after Kolkata's Sealdah flyover found a place in the poster of a slogan writing competition.

07 December, 2021

At Home Turf Yogi Adityanath Lauds PM Modi, Says ‘Modi Hai Toh Mumkin Hai’

Bharat Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur on Tuesday to inaugurate the three mega projects. Gorakhpur is also the home turf of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

07 December, 2021

PM Modi Inaugurates 3 Mega Projects In Uttar Pradesh


PM Modi, ahead of the scheduled Uttar Pradesh assembly elections early next year, has inaugurated three mega projects—AIIMS, ICMR and fertilizer plant in the state.

06 December, 2021

SP Felt Maximum Pain When Bulldozers Moved Again Mafia in UP: Adityanath

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The chief minister claimed that under the previous SP government, there were about 300 incidents of riots in the state and they directly hit traders.

02 December, 2021

PM Modi To Inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project This Month

Bharat Singh

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project has been built in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi. The project will connect Kashi Vishwanath Temple (KVT) with Ganga river.

30 November, 2021

Chief Minister Attacks Opposition Parties, Says "In 70 years, The State Had Only Two Zoological Gardens."

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In 70 years from 1947 to 2017, only two zoological gardens could be set up in Uttar Pradesh, while in the past five years, a zoological garden has been established in Gorakhpur, the chief minister said.

29 November, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Government To Include More Farmers Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

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The week-long drive will be carried out by the Uttar Pradesh government in coordination with the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare and financial institutions, including commercial banks and regional rural banks.

27 November, 2021

UP Wants 'Baba', Not 'Bua' Or 'Babua': Rajnath

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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh here on Saturday said Uttar Pradesh does not want "bua or babua", apparently referring to BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Pary chief Akhilesh Yadav.

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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