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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday led the state in paying homage to the first Chief Minister of the state Govind Ballabh Pant on his 131st birth anniversary. After paying floral tributes to the leader at his statue in front of the Vidhan Sabha building in the state capital, …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Siddharth Nath Singh has penned a letter to Governor Ram Naik requesting him to change the name of Allahabad to Prayag. “UP Governor Ram Naik, who was then MP from Maharashtra, had helped in getting ‘Bombay’ to be renamed as ‘Mumbai’. I have written to him to consider renaming Allahabad …

Lucknow: Has Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik act in haste to forward complaint of a businessman against Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath without checking the credentials and veracity of the serious allegation? The Governor shot off a letter, which assumed viral proposition later, to UP CM pointing out that his Principal Secretary SP …

Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Governor Banwari Lal Joshi, fondly known as BL Joshi, passed away at a hospital here after undergoing treatment for cardiac and respiratory issues, said doctors on Friday. He was 81 years of age. Born on March 27, 1936, he served two terms as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He first named …

Lucknow: Taking a dig at the pollution in the Ganga river, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Tuesday said that the water of the pious river is no more drinkable. “Only the two drops of Ganga river’s are enough for salvation, but looking at the pollution in its water, it doesn’t look drinkable anymore,” said …

Lucknow: In a landmark decision against hooch manufacturers, an ordinance has been passed in Uttar Pradesh which may lead to life imprisonment or death penalty to the spurious liquor manufacturers if its consumption leads to death or permanent disability. UP Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday gave green signal to the Uttar Pradesh Excise (Amendment) Ordinance, …

Lucknow: Ahead of Wednesday’s International Yoga Day celebrations here in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead a crowd of over 55,000, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the venue. A full-dress rehearsal of the mega event was held at the Ramabai Ambedkar Ground. Naik and Adityanath took stock of …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Tuesday registered his objection to Samajwadi Party leader Ram Govind Chaudhary’s elevation as the Leader of Opposition in the 17th Vidhan Sabha of the state. The UP Governor has written an official letter to the newly formed government claiming that the Chaudhary’s appointment as the Leader of Opposition …