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‘Muslim-sounding’ names of Gorakhpur wards changed. Miya is Maya, Ali is Arya

The changing of names was part of the delimitation exercise, under which the number of wards went up to 80 in Gorakhpur, with several of these named after iconic personalities and freedom fighters.

Gorakhpur, the home town of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, will now have 80 wards.(PTI)
Gorakhpur, the home town of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, will now have 80 wards.(PTI)
Published on Sep 04, 2022 10:14 AM IST
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Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused was in contact with IS, say UP police

Ahmed Abbasi, an IIT-Mumbai graduate, tried to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath temple premises on April 3.

Gorakhnath temple accused Murtaza Abbasi was in touch with ISIS terrorist and propaganda activist Mehndi Masood.(PTI)
Gorakhnath temple accused Murtaza Abbasi was in touch with ISIS terrorist and propaganda activist Mehndi Masood.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 30, 2022 07:43 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Accused in Gorakhnath temple attack charged under UAPA: Cops

The UAPA allows the investigating agencies to get a longer remand of the accused and an extended duration to file a charge sheet.

Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi was sent to 14-day judicial custody after his police custody ended on Saturday afternoon (PTI)
Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi was sent to 14-day judicial custody after his police custody ended on Saturday afternoon (PTI)
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 04:55 AM IST

Yogi to visit home turf day after cops attacked at Gorakhnath temple

Police suspects there could be a terror angle given the fact that UP CM Yogi Aditynath visits the region often.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (HT file)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (HT file)
Published on Apr 04, 2022 03:24 PM IST
ByIshika Yadav | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Flight between Gorakhpur and Varanasi inaugurated

“Work is on to connect other states and countries with Uttar Pradesh,” the chief minister said while virtually inaugurating the flight.

Union civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates a flight between Gorakhpur and Varanasi, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Union civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates a flight between Gorakhpur and Varanasi, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 28, 2022 05:43 AM IST
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