Yogi

  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Praveen Togadia 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 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...
  • 'Children of the Pyre' review: Do you make money by selling shrouds? These children do February 18, 2014

    Cast: Yogi, Manish, Ashish, Gagan, Ravi Director: Rajesh Jala Filmmaking is not just another job; especially of you are into indies. We all have heard and felt that cricket and cinema are the two essential lifelines of India, but we generalise the term so much that we forget to understand that cinema...
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi University: Woman lecturer alleges acid attack February 8, 2014

    Unidentified persons on Friday tried to throw acid on a lady teacher of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi University in Bhopal, police said. According to her complaint with the Mahila Thana, the miscreants came to her house and tried to throw acid on her. She suffered no injuries, police added. The victim had...
  • Vedic Pandits go 'missing' in US January 26, 2014

    In a shocking revelation, as many as 163 Indians, most of them brought to the US as teenagers from villages in northern India to be trained into Vedic Pandits by two institutions set up by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi of transcendental meditation fame, appear to have gone missing over the last...
  • 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. ...
  • Government hospital wardboy rapes a two-and-half-year-old girl March 16, 2013

    Shajapur: A two-and-half-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a wardboy of the government hospital at Kanad town, about 30 kms from Shajapur, police said. The incident took place on Thursday when the girl was at the hospital with her mother, who had been admitted there for delivery, they said. The...
  • 'Yaare Koogadali' Review: It's a powerful melodrama December 23, 2012

    Cast: Puneet Raj Kumar, Bhavana, Yogi, Smitha, Girish Karnad Director: Samuththirakani Actor Puneet Raj Kumar's films are hugely applauded by the Kannada film fans because of his big box office appeal. His latest 'Yaare Koogadali', directed by Tamil film director Samuththirakani, is a different type of film considering he has so far...
  • Kannada Review: Yogi's 'Alemari' watchable March 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Alemari'; Cast: Yogi, Radhika Pandit, Raakesh, Ramesh Bhat, Umashri, Mico Nagaraj, Aadi Lokesh, Raghuram; Screenplay-Lyrics-Direction: Santhu; Producer: B.K. Sreenivas, Krishna Prasad; Dialogues: Manju Maandavya; Music: Arjun Janya; Cinematography: Manjunatha Naik; Rating: *** Young director Santhu makes his debut with 'Alemari'. There were a lot of expectations from the film,...
  • 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...
  • On fast for 65 years, Yogi helps military May 7, 2010

    A team from the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, DIPAS, that functions under the DRDO, has completed its 15-day observational study on 83-year old Prahlad Jani, who claims to be surviving without food or water for the past 65 years. Dr Ilavazhagan, who heads the study, said that...
  • 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...
  • Delhi MLA found dead, poll in his seat may be delayed November 17, 2008

    New Delhi: BJP candidate and sitting MLA, Puran Chand Yogi from Rajinder Nagar constituency of Delhi committed suicide on Sunday morning. Police say that Yogi hung himself to death on the first floor of his Inder Puri residence. Yogi's death is a big blow to the BJP which had fielded the sitting...
  • 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...
  • Maharshi's ashes immersed in the Narmada February 19, 2008

    Jabalpur: The ashes of Indian spiritual guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi were immersed in the Narmada river here in the presence of large number of his followers on Tuesday. Thousands of his devotees thronged the local Maharishi Vidya Mandir where the ashes were kept after being brought from Allahabad, where he was...
  • Beatles guru Mahesh Yogi takes final journey February 11, 2008

    Allahabad: Devotees prepared a huge bed of logs on Monday to cremate the embalmed body of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Beatles' guru who taught transcendental meditation to the West. He died at his Dutch retreat last week. Long queues of admirers filed into a hall the size of two tennis...
  • Mahesh Yogi's body reaches Allahabad February 10, 2008

    Allahabad: The body of internationally-renowned spiritual guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi who popularised transcendental meditation across the globe reached Allahabad from his base in Netherlands on Saturday. The seer, who initiated the British pop-rock band Beatles into Indian spiritualism and transcendental meditation, died Tuesday. The chartered flight carrying the body of the Maharishi,...
  • Maharishi taught Beatles to give peace a chance February 7, 2008

    Amsterdam: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian mystic who taught meditation to the West, inspired the anti-materialism of the late sixties and the music of the Beatles, gaining a hold over the era's most influential stars. The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - recorded The...