With elections in Dec, it is now 'Mission Gujarat' for UP ministers led by Yogi
Ministers from the Yogi Adityanath government are being deployed in Gujarat for the election campaign. The Assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 1 and 5. The BJP has been in power in Gujarat for 27 years and this is the first time that the ruling party faces a double challenge from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Yogi Adityanath orders demotion of 'corrupt' police official in UP
The officer is now a constable -- the post on which he began his career. According to official sources, DSP Vidya Kishore Sharma, has been demoted after the government took cognisance of a video of him accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh.
Gyanvapi case: Notice to VVSS chief over 'power of attorney' to Yogi Adityanath
Asking Visen to clarify whether the chief minister's prior consent had been taken in the matter, police have given him three days to reply or face legal action. Inspector Chowk Shivakant Mishra issued the notice to Visen, referring to his statement published in newspapers claiming that he would give the power of attorney of all five Gyanvapi related cases being contested in different courts by VVSS or associated people to the chief minister.
VVSS wants to give power of attorney to Yogi in Gyanvapi case
The district government counsel (DGC) Alok Chandra Shukla, however, termed it a publicity gimmick and said, "There is no question of giving the power of attorney to the Chief Minister in this matter." Visen refused to divulge whether the Chief Minister was willing to accept the offer or if there was any communication in this regard. "We have sent our proposal to the Chief Minister. In fact, our lawyers have already started preparing the legal documents for this purpose," he said.
Yogi announces three-day state mourning on Mulayam's death
The last rites of the departed leader will be held with full state honours. Yogi Adityanath also spoke to Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and SP MP Prof Ram Gopal Yadav on phone. He said in a statement that the death of Mulayam Singh Yadav marks the end of an era of leaders who believed in struggle and socialist ideology.
Eye on Dalits: BJP celebrates Valmiki, BSP recalls Kanshi Ram
The birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki, who is credited for writing the original Ramayana during the lifetime of Lord Ram, is being marked with various events in Uttar Pradesh, including the continuous recital of the Ramayana at all temples of Lord Rama and Hanuman, as well as at all places associated with the epic along with the lighting of lamps this year.
Four UP ministers flout one-man-one-post rule
The four ministers, who are holding ministerial positions along with party posts include Arvind Kumar Sharma, Daya Shankar Singh, J.P.S. Rathore and Narendra Kashyap. Arvind Kumar Sharma is minister for power and urban development and is also holding the post of party vice president in the state. Daya Shankar Singh is also state party vice president and a minister for transport.
Yogi to hold roadshows abroad for investors' summit
According to the government spokesman, the chief minister is scheduled to travel to at least four countries in November to lead the UP Global Investor Summit 2023 road shows. As per the tentative programme, Yogi Adityanath will travel to Russia, the US, Mauritius and Thailand. The road shows will pass through 21 cities across 19 countries via nine routes, ahead of the Global Investors' Summit.