YOGI ADITYANATH

  • UP: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath to attend proposed conversion ceremony in Aligarh, says nothing wrong in it 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Despite the Uttar Pradesh police not allowing the mass conversion ceremony being planned in Aligarh on December 25, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath had said he would attend the proposed ceremony. He said that there was nothing wrong if people re-convert to Hinduism if they are doing it willingly. "There...
  • Reports of alleged forced conversion untrue: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath December 11, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath said reports of alleged forced conversion in Agra were unture. He said, "If someone is coming back home without any pressure, it must be welcomed." At least 100 persons from 37 families were reportedly re-converted to Hinduism at a ceremony organised by an offshoot...
  • War of words intensifies on Taj Mahal, Yogi Adityanath claims it was built on Shiv temple December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war of words over the Taj Mahal have intensified now with Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath countering claims of it being a Waqf property and saying that it was built on a Shiv temple. Adityanath said, "The Sunnis and Shias have their own theories about Taj...
  • Babri Masjid demolition: Muslim petitioner says 'Ram Lalla' should be set free, distances himself from the case December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Just ahead of the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition on the December 6, one of the main petitioners in the half-a-century-year-old case Hashim Ansari has said that he wants to distance himself from the petition being contested in the Supreme Court. Ansari has claimed that his disillusionment stems...
  • Meerut Love Jihad row: Girl denies rape, forced conversion to Islam October 13, 2014

    Meerut: In a recent development, there is a new twist to the Meerut love jihad case. Weeks after Bhartiya Janta Party has raked up the issue, the woman at the center of the controversy who alleged forceful conversion in Meerut has now claimed that she is under pressure from her...
  • BJP's polarisation strategy fails in UP, SP makes a comeback, Congress recovers in bypolls September 16, 2014

    Just months after its biggest ever victory in the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday faced a big jolt when the results of bypolls in 32 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats was announced. The BJP's polarisation formula seems to have worked in favour of its...
  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath defensive, says not allowed to campaign in all bypoll seats September 16, 2014

    Reeling from the loss of bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party's star camapaigner Yogi Adityanath has pegged the blame on the fact that he was not allowed to campaign in all 10 bypoll seats. "I haven't seen the results but they are dependent on a lot of factors. I...
  • FIR lodged against Yogi Adityanath for poll code violation September 13, 2014

    Noida: An FIR has been lodged against BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for allegedly invoking religion while addressing a rally in support of the party candidate for assembly bypolls here, officials said Friday. The FIR for violating the Model Code of Conduct was lodged by the District Election Officer last night on...
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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 11, 2014

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  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • EC reprimands Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking note of the violation of Model Code of Conduct by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, the Election Commission on Thursday reprimanded the MP from Gorakhpur and warned him to be cautious in the future. The BJP leader has been banned of holding election rallies. Defying the ban,...
  • FIR against Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting September 11, 2014

    Lucknow: Hours after BJP leader Yogi Adityanath defied a ban on his election meeting here, police lodged an FIR against the controversial MP and other party leaders who participated in the rally. SSP Praveen Kumar on Thursday said that cases were lodged late on Wednesday night against Adityanath and others...
  • EC issues showcause notice to BJP's Yogi Adityanath for violation of poll code September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday issued showcause notice to Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath for alleged violation of poll code. Yogi Adityanath had given some inflammatory speech at Noida on September 7 at a public meeting. The Commission found that prima facie there was violation of model code...
  • 'Love' and 'jihad' are 'paak lafz', shouldn't be misused: Azam Khan September 9, 2014

    Rampur (UP): Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party over the issue of 'love jihad', senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has said that both 'love' and 'jihad' are "paak lafz" (pure words) and should not be misused to vitiate the atmosphere. Talking to reporters on Monday, the senior Samajwadi Party leader said,...
  • 'Love Jihad' and religious conversion polarise in Modi's India September 6, 2014

    Hasayan (Uttar Pradesh): Fired up and full of vitriol, Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time. His voice echoing off the walls of a Protestant church across a narrow street, Singh railed against foreign faiths at an...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Praveen Togadia August 18, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Togadia August 17, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Pravin Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • Fiery exchanges mark debate on Communal Violence Bill but MPs fail to provide a solution August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress crossed swords in theLok Sabha during the discussion on the Communal Violence Bill on Wednesday accusing each other of pursuing a divisive agenda, the debate on the floor of the House has raised a pertinent question whether all...
  • BJP blames Congress for acting on Pakistan's behest as Lok Sabha debates Communal Violence Bill August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Discussion over the Communal Violence Bill took place in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amidst huge uproar. While the Congress alleged that maximum cases of communal violence had come to light since the Bharatiya Janata Party led government had taken charge at the Centre, the latter blamed the...
  • Delhi: Farmers to sell directly in new mall July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A shopping mall where farmers will be allowed to directly sell their produce was unveiled on Wednesday in the Pusa campus region of the national capital. The 'Pusa Farmers Mall' set up by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) aims to facilitate a marketing platform to...
  • Centre willing to bring Uniform Civil Code, says consultations required for further steps July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has indicated that it is willing to bring in the Uniform Civil Code. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the provision of the UCC is already there in Article 44 of the Constitution and that wide consultations with stakeholders are required for further steps in this...
  • Union ministers visit Gorakhdham Express accident site after PM directives May 27, 2014

    Union ministers Kalraj Mishra and Manoj Sinha, both parliamentarians from Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday visited the site of the train accident in Sant Kabirnagar in which at least 25 people were killed, and supervised relief operations. Accompanied by Gorakhpur Lok Sabha member Yogi Adityanath and other leaders, Micro, Small and Medium...
  • Confident that BJP will win by a huge margin: Yogi Adityanath May 12, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Yogi Adityanath, the sitting MP from Gorakhpur, has sounded a confident note saying that the BJP will comfortably cross the 272 mark. "Hindutva and development is our issue and I'm confident that BJP will get a huge majority. There will be no trace of a Third Front,"...
  • Ground report: Purvanchal, Gorakhpur sway in 'Yogi Adityanath wave' May 11, 2014

    Gorakhpur: As eastern Uttar Pradesh heads to polls on Monday, Bharatiya Janata party's star campaigner Narendra Modi has stayed away from campaigning in Gorakhpur where the party's 4time MP Yogi Adityanath is in the fray. The BJP has claimed of the presence of a strong wave for the party in favour...
  • Gorakhpur: Modi rally stage likely to be replica of Gorakhnath temple January 23, 2014

    Gorakhpur: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a poll rally in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The shape of the main stage is likely to be the replica of the Gorakhnath temple. The BJP has claimed that it will be the "greatest of all" rally addressed...
  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath protests against poor civic amenities September 17, 2013

    BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath has launched a 10-day protest at Collectorate campus against the poor civic amenities and bad condition of roads in Gorakhpur. Accusing the Uttar Pradesh government of ignoring Gorakhpur, Adityanath said the roads are in poor condition, district was facing an acute water and power crisis,...
  • Advani should be made BJP's PM candidate: Adityanath June 7, 2013

    BJP MP from Gorakhopur Yogi Adityanath on Friday spoke out in support of senior party leader LK Adavni, urging the party to make him the PM candidate. ...
  • Won't campaign for BJP in polls: Yogi Adityanath January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: All is not well within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath has said that he won't campaign for the party in the Purvanchal region. "After seeing the BJP's new policies and attitude, I have decided not to participate...
  • Crisis over Kushwaha deepens in BJP January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a storm within the BJP over the induction of tainted leader Babu Singh Kushwaha. First Uma Bharti said she'll stop campaigning, then Gorkahpur MP Yogi Adityanath threatened to quit. Uma Bharti said, "whatever I have to say I will say at the party forum not to the...