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Yogi's first visit 'home' after becoming UP chief minister
Mar 25, 2017 15:00 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: Uttar Pradesh new chief minister Yogi Adityanath will reach Gorakhpur shortly for a two-day visit.
what it means: This is Yogi's first visit to Gorakhpur after becoming UP CM. Yogi had been Gorakhpur MP five times in a row since 1998 and is the chief priest of Gorakhdham Math. Yogi joined the math when he was 21.
what next: A grand welcome and several programmes are lined up in Gorakhpur after he lands there at 4 pm.
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Akhilesh Yadav: SP will elect new party chief by Sept 30
Mar 25, 2017 14:31 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: Samajwadi Party national chief and ex-CM Akhilesh said SP will elect a new president before Sept 30.
what it means: Akhilesh triggered speculation if he will retain the presidentship or will it go back to Mulayam. Historically, SP always re-elected the sitting chief barring the Jan 1 election of Akhilesh.
what next: SP will launch two months long membership drive from April 15.
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Lucknow chicken, meat, eggs sellers begin strike
Mar 25, 2017 12:12 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
Pankaj Jaiswal/HT
what happened: The Lucknow Murga Samiti, an association of chicken and eggs sellers begin an indefinite strike.
what it means: The association went on strike in support of the crackdown on abattoirs, beef and meat sellers since the Yogi Adityanath government came in the state. Due to the strike the supply chain is hit.
what next: The strike is likely to spread to other parts of UP as well. Statewide demonstrations likely.
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Virat Kohli out of India-Australia Test with shoulder injury
Mar 25, 2017 09:48 IST
By Abhishek Paul
BCCI
what happened: Virat Kohli, who suffered a shoulder injury, has been ruled out of the fourth India-Australia Test.
what it means: Kohli suffered a shoulder injury during the third Test. He missed a Test after playing 54 matches in the longest format at a stretch. It started with a Test against West Indies in 2011.
what next: Ajinkya Rahane is leading India in Kohli's absence. He became India's 33rd Test captain.