Anti-CAA protests erupt across country, 2 killed in Mangaluru

After the president, Ram Nath Kovind, signed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was passed by Parliament, into law, protests erupted all across India against the new law, on Thursday, where protesters urged the government to repeal it. Read More
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UP govt to issue caste certificates to 17 OBCs, opposition slams move

The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to issue caste certificates to members of 17 other backward classes. This decision is seen as a political ploy for the 2022 assembly election. Read More
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Babri panel cautions Modi govt on Ram temple ordinance

After the BJP ally Shiv Sena, in Lucknow, suggested that the Centre might bring an ordinance to clear the decks for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Babri Masjid Action Committee has cautioned the Narendra Modi government against bringing such an ordinance. Read More
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SC orders the release of journalist arrested for ‘defaming’ Yogi

The Supreme Court said journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by the UP Police for “defaming” chief minister Yogi Adityanath, should be released immediately. While granting bail, the top court also said the right to liberty, a fundamental right, is non-negotiable. Read More
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Three journalists held for posting ‘defamatory’ content on Yogi

Three journalists were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police in two different cases for allegedly posting and airing defamatory content against Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Another man has also been arrested for similar reasons in Gorakhpur. Read More
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Adityanath sacks rebel ally Rajbhar from UP cabinet

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath recommended to governor Ram Naik to sack Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party leader Om Prakash Rajbhar from his cabinet for his attacking remarks against Bhartiya Janata Party. Read More
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Mayawati may be in trouble as CBI files FIR in sugar mills case

The CBI has registered an first information report and six preliminary enquiries, a year after the Yogi Adityanath government recommended a probe into alleged irregularities in the disinvestment of 21 state-owned sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh in 2010-11, when Mayawati was the CM. Read More
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Twitter hides Yogi’s ‘green virus’ tweets, acts against other users

After Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath referred to the Indian Union Muslim League as a “green virus”, Twitter has withheld his two controversial tweets while acting on Election Commission’s directive. Read More
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EC bans Yogi, Mayawati from campaigning for MCC violation

The Election Commission of India has banned the Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath for three days and Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati for two days from campaigning for violating the poll model code of conduct. Read More
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‘Modiji ki sena’: EC issues show-cause notice to Adityanath

Referring to the Indian Army as “Modiji ki sena” in a recent election rally has put UP CM Yogi Adityanath in a spot for possible violation of the election model code of conduct. The Election Commission has now issued a show-cause notice against him. Read More
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