A video, apparently of an SUV running over slogan-shouting farmers marching in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, has surfaced on social media and has even been shared by Varun Gandhi, an MP of the ruling BJP. Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the incident on Sunday. The video, being shared widely on social media, is yet to be verified… Continue reading "Video of farmers run over by SUV in Uttar Pradesh goes viral"
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A day after Narendra Giri, the head of a top religious body – Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad – allegedly died by suicide in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj, three of his close aides have been detained for questioning, including one of his top disciples. One of the detained men, Anand Giri, was Narendra Giri’s protege and closest aide until they fell out… Continue reading "3 disciples arrested in alleged suicide of Narendra Giri"
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday imposed a complete ban on the sale of liquor and meat in Mathura. “The officers concerned are directed to make plans for the ban as well as for the engagement of people involved in such activities in some other trade,” he said. The Chief Minister was speaking at the Krishnotsava 2021 programme… Continue reading "UP government imposes ban on sale of liquor and meat in Mathura"
Union Minister Amit Shah held a meeting at his home on Thursday evening to discuss the next year’s assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Besides state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the meeting was attended by BJP chief JP Nadda, state BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh and organisation general secretary Sunil Bansal. Sources said besides candidates for the Legislative Council, the leaders… Continue reading "UP CM Yogi meets Union Minister Amit Shah to discuss poll strategy"