Uttar Pradesh

"Offered Mayawati UP Chief Minister's Post, But...": Rahul Gandhi

"Offered Mayawati UP Chief Minister's Post, But...": Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 09, 2022, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Congress had offered to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati to jointly fight the recent Uttar Pradesh assembly election and make her the chief ministerial candidate, but "she did not even talk to us".

UP Portfolios: Yogi Adityanath Keeps Home, Minister Suresh Khanna Gets Finance

UP Portfolios: Yogi Adityanath Keeps Home, Minister Suresh Khanna Gets Finance

Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2022, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday allocated portfolios in his 53-member ministry, keeping the departments of Home, Vigilance and Personnel with him.

Dropped From Yogi Cabinet, Outgoing UP Deputy Chief Minister Said This

Dropped From Yogi Cabinet, Outgoing UP Deputy Chief Minister Said This

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

BJP leader and outgoing Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Friday said he will continue to strengthen the party to ensure that it emerges winner in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

Prominent Faces Missing From Yogi Cabinet 2.0

Prominent Faces Missing From Yogi Cabinet 2.0

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Dinesh Sharma, Shrikant Sharma and Siddharth Nath Singh are among the prominent faces who are missing from the UP government this time as new ministers took oath at a grand swearing-in ceremony here on Friday.

"Symbol Of Party's Trust": UP's Lone Muslim Minister On Cabinet Berth

"Symbol Of Party's Trust": UP's Lone Muslim Minister On Cabinet Berth

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

His becoming a minister wasn't unexpected but a symbol of faith reposed by the party in its dedicated worker, said UP's lone Muslim minister Danish Azad Ansari on Friday.

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Danish Azad Ansari is the only Muslim face in new Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath.

'Congress' The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

'Congress' The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

An influential OBC leader and currently the BJP Uttar Pradesh unit president, Swatantra Dev Singh was named Congress Singh by his parents.

"Bulldozer Baba" Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

"Bulldozer Baba" Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

A poster boy for Hindutva, saffron-robed Yogi Adityanath was considered a rabble-rouser and often accused of making provocative remarks against Muslims.

As 52 Ministers Take Oath In UP, BJP Changes Muslim Face Of The Party

As 52 Ministers Take Oath In UP, BJP Changes Muslim Face Of The Party

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday March 25, 2022, New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in today as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for the second time, a 37-year-record, in a ceremony at a packed Lucknow stadium where Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top BJP leaders and Bollywood stars were present.

AK Sharma: A Close Confidante Of PM Modi, Now A Minister In Yogi Adityanath Government

AK Sharma: A Close Confidante Of PM Modi, Now A Minister In Yogi Adityanath Government

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Considered a close aide of PM Narendra Modi, Arvind Kumar Sharma kicked off his political innings after taking voluntary retirement from the Indian Administrative Service and became a member of the UP Legislative Council.

Yogi Adityanath's Record 2nd Oath, 85,000 Attend: 10 Points

Yogi Adityanath's Record 2nd Oath, 85,000 Attend: 10 Points

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday March 25, 2022, New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh along with two Deputy Chief Ministers for a record second time. The cricket stadium where the mega event is underway is packed, sources say more than 85,000 are attending.

Yogi Adityanath Chosen Again As UP Chief Minister, Oath Today

Yogi Adityanath Chosen Again As UP Chief Minister, Oath Today

Reported by Alok Pandey | Thursday March 24, 2022, Lucknow

The BJP retained power in Uttar Pradesh by winning 255 out of 403 constituencies, securing a 41.29 per cent vote share.

Yogi Adityanath Back With Same Deputies? Big UP BJP Meet Ahead Of Oath

Yogi Adityanath Back With Same Deputies? Big UP BJP Meet Ahead Of Oath

NDTV News Desk | Thursday March 24, 2022, Lucknow

Chief Minister-designate Yogi Adityanath, state party chief Swatantra Dev Singh, BJP national vice president Radha Mohan Singh, former deputy Chief Ministers Dinesh Sharma and KP Maurya are also present at the high-level meeting.

Key Samajwadi Party Ally OP Rajbhar Denies Meeting With Amit Shah

Key Samajwadi Party Ally OP Rajbhar Denies Meeting With Amit Shah

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday March 20, 2022, Lucknow

The opposition alliance led by Samjawadi Party having decisively lost the battle for Uttar Pradesh, there is speculation now on whether the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief OP Rajbhar is leaning towards former partner BJP again.

Rashtriya Lok Dal's UP Chief Resigns, Says Tickets Were "Sold"

Rashtriya Lok Dal's UP Chief Resigns, Says Tickets Were "Sold"

Asian News International | Sunday March 20, 2022, Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh chief of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Masood Ahmed on Saturday resigned from his post alleging that tickets in UP Assembly elections were "sold" and issues of Dalits and minorities were neglected".