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Temples not an election issue for BJP, says UP deputy CM Maurya over Mathura row

Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya again said that while a Ram temple is being constructed in Ayodhya and work is underway on the Kashi Vishwanath corridor project in Varanasi, wait is on for a temple at Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura.
UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. (Photo @kpmaurya1)
UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. (Photo @kpmaurya1)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 10:23 AM IST
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UP elections: Grand temple to be built in Mathura, says deputy CM Maurya

Preparations are underway for the construction of a grand temple in Mathura on the lines of Ayodhya and Varanasi, Keshav Prasad Maurya said.
UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya on Wednesday said that preparations were underway for the construction of a grand temple in Mathura on the lines of Ayodhya and Varanasi.
UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya on Wednesday said that preparations were underway for the construction of a grand temple in Mathura on the lines of Ayodhya and Varanasi.
Updated on Dec 02, 2021 05:01 AM IST
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UP deputy CM Maurya says SP chief should change his name to Akhilesh Ali Jinnah

  • The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been on the offensive over Akhilesh Yadav’s remark on Jinnah during a public meeting in Hardoi earlier this month.
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.(PTI)
Published on Nov 18, 2021 08:13 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav

Enjoy cordial relationship with Yogi, says UP deputy CM

The deputy CM made the statement while interacting with the media on the sidelines of the inauguration of various developmental projects in Mirzapur.
Keshav Prasad Maurya also questioned the Opposition, which has been critical of the Adityanath government’s handling of the second coronavirus wave, over its contribution during the crisis.(PTI)
Keshav Prasad Maurya also questioned the Opposition, which has been critical of the Adityanath government’s handling of the second coronavirus wave, over its contribution during the crisis.(PTI)
Published on Jun 25, 2021 04:15 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Varanasi

In a U-turn, Akhilesh Yadav says will get vaccinated against Covid-19

Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav said thrice in January that he won't be taking a shot of the “BJP's Covid-19 vaccine.”
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)
Published on Jun 08, 2021 11:11 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Ayodhya decked up ahead of Aug 5 Ram temple bhoomi pujan, Yogi Adityanath to visit today

Preparations for decorating the whole of Ayodhya is also being carried out under the supervision of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. On Saturday, several areas of Ayodhya were illuminated with diyas (earthen lamps) and colourful lights.
Ram Ki Paidi illuminated ahead of the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya.(PTI Photo)
Ram Ki Paidi illuminated ahead of the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 09:05 AM IST
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‘Priyanka Twitter Vadra’: UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s swipe at Congress leader

In the recent past the Congress leader, through her Twitter posts, has shone a light on the death of a farmer in Muzaffarnagar, the closing of a cycle factory in Ghaziabad, teachers’ appointment issue, among others.
The deputy chief minister said Priyanka Gandhi has been critical of policies of the Yogi Adityanath dispensation only because she looks at the BJP-ruled state “from a negative point of view”. (Photo: @priyankagandhi)
The deputy chief minister said Priyanka Gandhi has been critical of policies of the Yogi Adityanath dispensation only because she looks at the BJP-ruled state “from a negative point of view”. (Photo: @priyankagandhi)
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 07:12 PM IST
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UP working on joint plan to control coronavirus under PM Modi’s guidance: Yogi Adityanath

Speaking at a meeting of ministers and BJP’s office-bearers convened at his residence to work out a joint strategy to fight the virus, Yogi said the state government was working effectively to control it.
The chief minister laid emphasis on social distancing and said besides strengthening medical and health system, the state government was strictly enforcing the lockdown and relief work was being carried out to help the poor.(PTI)
The chief minister laid emphasis on social distancing and said besides strengthening medical and health system, the state government was strictly enforcing the lockdown and relief work was being carried out to help the poor.(PTI)
Published on Apr 22, 2020 10:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

Congress lacked will to amend wrongs done, says BJP chief Nadda

BJP national president JP Nadda was accompanied by chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and state BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and organisational secretary Sunil Bansal.
BJP national president JP Nadda was accompanied by chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Thursday.(HT PHOTO.)
BJP national president JP Nadda was accompanied by chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Thursday.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 01:01 AM IST
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Those opposing CAA of unsound mind: Keshav Prasad Maurya

Maurya, who was in Mathura on Sunday to review development works, held a meeting with officials and checked the progress of projects.
Deputy UP CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said that those opposing the CAA were fully aware that it was an Act for granting citizenship and not taking it away. (Photo @kpmaurya1)
Deputy UP CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said that those opposing the CAA were fully aware that it was an Act for granting citizenship and not taking it away. (Photo @kpmaurya1)
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 08:32 AM IST
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Muslims have understood opposition ploy on CAA, says UP DyCM Maurya

Maurya’s comments assume significance in the backdrop of the massive protests seen across the state in December, which resulted in at least 19 deaths and over a thousand arrests. Police had to fight pitched battles with violent protestors who mobilized after Friday prayers at mosques in several cities on December 20.
The DyCM praised the Muslims for “understanding the real game of the opposition” on Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT Photo)
The DyCM praised the Muslims for “understanding the real game of the opposition” on Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 12, 2020 09:05 PM IST
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‘Not for all Muslims’: UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya backs Meerut SP over communal remarks

In the now viral video, the police officer is heard telling a group of Muslim men to go to Pakistan and threatening to ruin their career.
UP deputy CM’s comments came as his party colleague and Union minister for minority affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, demanded immediate action against the Meerut SP.(ANI)
UP deputy CM’s comments came as his party colleague and Union minister for minority affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, demanded immediate action against the Meerut SP.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 10:22 PM IST
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Opposition attacks UP govt over Unnao rape case as Yogi promises fast trial

UP’s deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya admitted that government’s image takes a hit by such incidents.
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav sits on Dharna right outside UP Assembly building over Unnao incident with state unit president Naresh Uttam (right) and SP council member and state spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary.(HT Photo)
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav sits on Dharna right outside UP Assembly building over Unnao incident with state unit president Naresh Uttam (right) and SP council member and state spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2019 12:16 PM IST
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Pressing lotus symbol means dropping nuclear bomb on Pak: UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

He said the upcoming Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections are crucial as these will be the first polls in the country after the abrogation of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said that giving votes to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “will mean a nuclear bomb has been automatically dropped on Pakistan”.(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said that giving votes to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “will mean a nuclear bomb has been automatically dropped on Pakistan”.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 10:12 AM IST
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BJP to stay in power in UP for next 50 years: Keshav Prasad Maurya

Keshav Prasad Maurya unveiled a magazine of Ramleela committee at an event in Uttar Pradesh.
Maurya also unveiled a magazine of Ramleela committee at an event here.(PTI image)
Maurya also unveiled a magazine of Ramleela committee at an event here.(PTI image)
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 01:18 AM IST
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Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | ByAsian News International

BJP to whip up by-poll campaign after Dussehra

Apart from Adityanath, others named as star campaigners by the party include party’s officiating president JP Nadda, considered an expert in ensuring organisational preparedness, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh along with deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma.
The UP by-polls are due on October 21, just ahead of Diwali, and the party plans to unleash a fiery campaign to wrest seats like Rampur where BJP hasn’t won for decades. The by-poll results would be known on October 24.(HT image)
The UP by-polls are due on October 21, just ahead of Diwali, and the party plans to unleash a fiery campaign to wrest seats like Rampur where BJP hasn’t won for decades. The by-poll results would be known on October 24.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 03:53 AM IST
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After Yogi’s ‘good news’ hint, deputy says wait for Ram temple to end soon

UP deputy CM credited the BJP government for the progress in the age old dispute on Ram temple in Ayodhya and said that people were optimistic about a favourable result from the Supreme Court that is hearing the Ayodhya land title dispute case
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s Ram temple statement comes a day after CM Adityanath hinted of possible “good news”.(PTI Photo/File)
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s Ram temple statement comes a day after CM Adityanath hinted of possible “good news”.(PTI Photo/File)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 10:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByHT Correspondent

Governor Anandiben Patel gives governance mantra to Adityanath’s ministers

This was for the first time in recent years that any governor had invited the entire council of ministers and briefed them on governance issues.
Governor Anandiben Patel, who has been a teacher, invited Adityanath and all his ministers to Raj Bhawan for an introduction and interaction.(HT image)
Governor Anandiben Patel, who has been a teacher, invited Adityanath and all his ministers to Raj Bhawan for an introduction and interaction.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 10:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByUmesh Raghuvanshi

‘Mountain out of a molehill’: UP govt on welcome to Bulandshahr violence accused

Amid chants of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Jai Shri Ram’, the five, accused of sedition in the case, were accorded a hero’s welcome by their supporters outside the jail after they were released on bail on Saturday evening.
Bulandshahr violence accused was given a hero’s welcome on his release from jail on Saturday.(ANI Twitter Screengrab)
Bulandshahr violence accused was given a hero’s welcome on his release from jail on Saturday.(ANI Twitter Screengrab)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 05:06 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByAsian News International

UP CM Yogi Adityanath effects major reshuffle of portfolios, keeps home

After the expansion of his cabinet, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath also changed portfolios of senior ministers, swapping some important departments and even giving lesser significant ones to some, keeping in mind their performance.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and chief minister Yogi Aditiyanath with his newly-inducted ministers, August 21, 2019.(Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and chief minister Yogi Aditiyanath with his newly-inducted ministers, August 21, 2019.(Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)
Published on Aug 23, 2019 10:41 AM IST
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Hindutan Times, Lucknow | ByUmesh Raghuvanshi, Lucknow

Amit Shah addresses ‘Astha Rally’ in Haryana’s Jind, kicks off assembly election campaign

The “Astha Rally” assumes significance as it is happening following the announcement of dates for the Haryana assembly elections.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday addressed a grand public rally in Haryana’s Jind district.(ANI/Twitter)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday addressed a grand public rally in Haryana’s Jind district.(ANI/Twitter)
Published on Aug 16, 2019 02:02 PM IST
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Haryana (Jind) | ByAsian News International

Why this BJP leader ticks all boxes to lead the party’s UP unit?

Mirzapur-born Swatantra Dev Singh is considered a key organisational hand from Bundelkhand
Swatantra Dev Singh.(HT File)
Swatantra Dev Singh.(HT File)
Published on Jul 17, 2019 01:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByManish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow

UP bureaucrat killed in road accident, wife remains critical

Officials said SK Tayal was headed to Lucknow to participate in a departmental review meeting convened by Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya at 3 pm.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the death of the senior bureaucrat, describing him as an upright and dedicated officer who will be remembered for his work ethics. (Representative image)
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the death of the senior bureaucrat, describing him as an upright and dedicated officer who will be remembered for his work ethics. (Representative image)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 03:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

On thanksgiving visit to Amethi Smriti Irani says: ‘I will work for all’

On her part, Smriti said she would work for those who voted for her as well as for “nearly 4 lakh” of those voters who voted for the Congress.
In Baraulia, she was joined by Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant, who had come all the way due to the emotional bond that his predecessor late Manohar Parrikar shared with the village as a Rajya Sabha MP.(HT Photo)
In Baraulia, she was joined by Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant, who had come all the way due to the emotional bond that his predecessor late Manohar Parrikar shared with the village as a Rajya Sabha MP.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 12:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amethi | ByManish Chandra Pandey

One month after win, Smriti Irani pays ‘thanksgiving’ visit to Amethi

Smriti Irani also visited Baraulia village to meet the family members of former village head Surendra Pratap Singh, who was killed two days after her win.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani with UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya during distribution of certificates to beneficiaries in Amethi on Saturday.(ANI PHOTO)
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani with UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya during distribution of certificates to beneficiaries in Amethi on Saturday.(ANI PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 07:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amethi | ByManish Chandra Pandey

Ayodhya panel meets AIMPLB delegation

Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya reiterated that, if required, a law would be enacted for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is in favour of an amicable and peaceful settlement at the earliest, a member of the delegation said.(PTI PHOTO)
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is in favour of an amicable and peaceful settlement at the earliest, a member of the delegation said.(PTI PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 11:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

In Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh dy chief minister talks about building Ram temple

Maurya, who was in Ayodhya, also assured the saints that the Ram temple issue would be resolved soon.
Maurya was in Ayodhya to attend the closing ceremony of the nine-day birthday celebrations of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, head of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas. (Photo by @kp maurya1/Twitter)
Maurya was in Ayodhya to attend the closing ceremony of the nine-day birthday celebrations of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, head of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas. (Photo by @kp maurya1/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 11:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Once a ‘VIP’ village, Jaitvardeeh in Phulpur constituency craves for development

The Jaitvardeeh village in UP’s Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency was adopted by Keshav Prasad Maurya when he won from here in the 2014 general elections. But after the BJP lost the seat in the bye-poll, things have changed.
A defunct hand pump of Padeshwar Dham temple in Jaitvardeeh village under the Phulpur Lok Sabha seat.(HT Photo)
A defunct hand pump of Padeshwar Dham temple in Jaitvardeeh village under the Phulpur Lok Sabha seat.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2019 12:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByK Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rajnath holds roadshow, files nomination from Lucknow

In a less than two-minute address to his supporters, Singh praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hoped that he would get another chance to represent Lucknow.
Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra, deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, and several ministers from Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet too were part of the procession.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra, deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, and several ministers from Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet too were part of the procession.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 07:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByManish Chandra Pandey

Lok Sabha elections 2091: BJP leader chants ‘kamal kamal kamal’ at rally, video goes viral

In the video shot at an election rally in Meerut on April 1, Sharda can be heard urging people to vote for the BJP and the party’s Lok Sabha candidate from Meerut Rajendra Agarwal.
The 60-second-long video shows Sharda waving his right hand index finger in different directions and chanting the word kamal at least 25 times before asking the people to vote for the party’s candidate and send him to the Lok Sabha once again.(Twitter/Vineet Agarwal Sharda)
The 60-second-long video shows Sharda waving his right hand index finger in different directions and chanting the word kamal at least 25 times before asking the people to vote for the party’s candidate and send him to the Lok Sabha once again.(Twitter/Vineet Agarwal Sharda)
Updated on Apr 04, 2019 01:09 PM IST
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