Thursday, April 27, 2017

Yogi rejigs bureaucracy, 41 officers transferred

Lucknow, (IANS): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh administration on Tuesday transferred 41 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, among them six District Magistrates. Those transferred...

Socrates, demonetisation and UP elections: A ‘walk’ with the philosopher in the streets of...

By Rashmi Bhushan for Twocircles.net I looked at the weather and murmured, “There are ominous dark clouds gathering overhead”. A voice from behind asked– “Are...

Yogi’s two most controversial decisions also most popular: Survey

New Delhi, (IANS): Unaffected by media outrage over the ban on illegal slaughterhouses and the creation of "anti-Romeo" squads, residents of Uttar Pradesh say...

BJP cheated people to come to power, Akhilesh alleges

Lucknow, (IANS): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of cheating...

Yogi’s ‘No Agent’ rule causes chaos at RTO

Ghaziabad, (IANS): Chaos gripped the Regional Transport Office (RTO) here on Wednesday after it enforced Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's 'No Agent' policy...

After EC, opposition leaders meet President on EVM issue

New Delhi, (IANS): Opposition leaders, including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee on the EVM issue and raised concern over...

Former Union minister Akhilesh Das dead

New Delhi, (IANS): Former Union minister and Congress leader Akhilesh Das passed away after suffering heart attack in Lucknow on Wednesday, a party source...

Hindu Yuva Vahini points at ‘ISI activities, Chinese incursion, Kashmir situation’ for disrupting church...

By Siddhant Mohan, TwoCircles.net Maharajganj: The disruption of Church services at Maharajaganj brought the activities of Hindu Yuva Vahini into the limelight for all the...

Former UP minister gets life for murder

Lucknow, (IANS): Senior minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government Ram Karan Area was on Monday sentenced to a life term in a murder case...

Jamiat leaders to meet Modi, UP CM over ‘worsening communal, political atmosphere’

New Delhi, (IANS): Prominent Muslim body, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind on Friday expressed grave concern over what it described as the "worsening communal and political atmosphere"...

Shivpal Yadav meets Yogi Adityanath, triggers speculation

Lucknow, (IANS): Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Singh Yadav, who was sidelined in the party and government by nephew Akhilesh Yadav, met Uttar...

This is one Akhilesh project that may be spared Yogi’s axe

By Mohit Dubey   Lucknow, (IANS): At a time the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh is reviewing schemes launched by former Chief...

Rahul hails Yogi’s farm loan waiver

New Delhi, (IANS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hailed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's decision to waive off farm loans calling...

Going gets tough for Akhilesh as gloves off in SP

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS): The gloves are finally off in the Samajwadi Party (SP), which was badly mauled by the Bharatiya Janata Party in...

UP CM Adityanath may face trial following Allahabad High Court decision

TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter Lucknow : A city-based human rights organisation Rihai Manch has welcomed the decision of Allahabad High Court asking the Uttar Pradesh government...

Yogi gives UP’s bureaucracy the jitters

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS): For the burgeoning and slack bureaucracy of India's most populous state, peace of mind is the first casualty after the...

Akhilesh humiliated me like no one, alleges Mulayam

Lucknow, (IANS): Differences between Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav came to the fore again on Saturday when...

Aditya Nath has been hailed as ‘Anandmath Sanyasi’: Anandmath preached the cleansing of Muslims...

By Shamsul Islam for Twocircles.net The senior RSS/BJP ideologues lately have been hailing UP chief minister, Mahant Yogi Adityanath as sanyasi (Hindu ascetics) of novel...

What’s in a name? A lot if you are Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow, (IANS): What's in a name? Well, if you are Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, referred to as 'Maharaj-ji' by his disciples and...

Meet the RSS-backed ‘nationalist’ Muslims campaigning for a Ram Temple in Ayodhya

By Siddhant Mohan, Twocircles.net ‘What’s in a name?’ asked William Shakespeare centuries ago. Azam Khan will disagree. As journalists, we are used to making calls and...