Yogi Adityanath

  • 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 4-time 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Kushwaha induction: It's RSS vs BJP now January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: It seems domestic troubles are plaguing the BJP which is facing opposition from its own people now over opening the party doors to former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha. RSS mouthpiece Panchajanya snubbed the BJP for inducting Kushwaha, urging the people of Uttar Pradesh not to vote for "party...
  • Bhojpuri film star vs religious yogi for Gorakhpur seat April 12, 2009

    Gorakhpur, UP: In the Hindi belt of Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur provides an interesting fight as its a Bhojpuri film star versus a religious yogi. Manoj Tewari is a Bhojpuri film star and host of reality TV shows who is now the Samajwadi Party candidate for Gorakhpur from Uttar Pradesh. "He is...
  • UPA framing Hindu leaders to win polls: BJP Prez November 12, 2008

    Raipur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Wednesday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre of framing Hindu leaders in the September 26 Malegaon blast case in an attempt to win the upcoming Assembly polls. "Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has no evidence against Hindu religious...
  • Politics of terror: Guru in probe net, ATS faces hurdles November 12, 2008

    New Delhi: The spotlight in the Malegoan blast turning once again from Sadhvi Pragya Singh and Army officers to a spiritual leader in Uttar Pradesh. The Mumbai ATS late on Monday night sought an arrest warrant from the Nashik court to arrest the high-profile spiritual leader who has not yet...
  • MP Adityanath rubbishes Malegaon probe, dares Govt November 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Yogi Adityanath, the BJP MP from Gorakhpur, has alleged that the probe into the Malegaon blasts is unfair and has dared the Union Home Minister to take action against Sangh Parivar leaders in his constituency. “I will welcome the ATS (Anti-Terrorism Squad of the Maharashtra Police) and its master...
  • BJP looks for a Yogi miracle in UP June 19, 2007

    Gorakhpur: He's a mahant who loves the adulation and loves making his followers chant religious slogans in political rallies. A religious leader, Yogi Adityanth was the man who allegedly stoked communal passions that led to riots in Gorakhpur in January this year. This BJP MP once wept in Parliament complaining...
  • Adityanath resigns as BJP office bearer June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath resigned from the party's national executive complaining that he was being subjected to constant humiliation in the state unit of the party. Yogi, in his resignation letter addressed to BJP President Rajnath Singh, said, "For some time now, I am being subjected to...
  • Yogi Adityanath breaks down in LS June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath broke down in Parliament on Monday while talking about his arrest in Gorakhpur. Yogi Adityanath, a three time MP from Gorakhpur was arrested in January on charges of fanning communal tension and was released a week later. He said he was being targeted by UP...
  • Eastern UP on boil as polls close in June 20, 2007

    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): Eastern UP, the cauldron of Indian politics, is on the boil yet again. It's no irony that places like Gorakhpur in the remote corner of UP continue to witness communal flareups particularly with elections around the corner. The immediate provocation this time was the murder of a...
  • Shoot-at-sight orders in UP town June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: After protesters tried to set a train on fire on January 28, the Uttar Pradesh government seems to be taking no risks in Gorakhpur. All trains passing through the Gorakhpur route have been diverted and some important trains have also been diverted on the Varanasi route. Shoot-at-sight orders...
  • More violence, arson in Gorakhpur June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Gorakhpur is still tense after the arrest of BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday night. Fresh reports of violence came in from eastern regions of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday even as the city is still seething under the impact of the arrest. Paramilitary forces have been deployed in Gorakhpur, which...
  • 3 more BJP leaders held in Gorakhpur June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Gorakhpur city is still tense after violent protests against BJP MP Yogi Adityanath’s arrest on Sunday night. Despite the tension, three more BJP leaders - who were on their way to the town - were arrested on Wednesday from the Gorakhpur-bound Vaishali Express as the curfew has still not...
  • BJP leaders detained near Gorakhpur January 4, 2008

    Lucknow: Senior BJP leaders Kesri Nath Tripathi and Lalji Tandon were detained on Tuesday in different places while they were proceeding towards the riot-hit Gorakhpur. While state BJP chief Tripathi was arrested near Allahabad, Opposition leader Tandon was detained at Barabanki near the state capital, the police said. The two...
  • No Moharram procession in Gorakhpur June 19, 2007

    Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh: Gorakhpur city is tense after violent protests against BJP MP Yogi Adityanath’s arrest on Sunday night. Due to the prevailing tension in the area, the police officials decided not to allow religious procession of Moharram to be taken out on Tuesday. District police chief S K Bhagat said...
  • UP city seethes after MP's arrest June 18, 2007

    Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh: Gorakhpur city is tense after violent protests against BJP MP Yogi Adityanath’s arrest on Sunday night. Curfew was imposed in Gorakhnagar area of the town after police lathicharged hundreds of Adityanath’s supporters. Three other places in the city, Rajghat, Kotwali and Tiwaripur, are already under curfew since January...