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19 October, 2017 8:31 AM Diwali Celebrations In Ayodhya Questioned, Yogi Adityanath Hits Back

The three-day "Deepotsav" celebrations in Ayodhya were launched on a mega scale yesterday by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today hit out at the opposition for criticising his grand Diwali celebrations at Ayodhya as a divisive ploy meant to divert attention from governance issues 26

18 October, 2017 12:57 AM Yogi snubs Som & Co, says Taj is India's pride

GORAKHPUR/LUCKNOW: A day after BJP MLA Sangeet Som waded into the ongoing controversy over the Taj Mahal by questioning its place in history , UP CM Yogi Aditya Nath said on Tuesday that he would pay a visit, his first ever, to the historic monument on October 26. The UP government has drawn up a Rs 370 crore plan to provide quality service to visitors 42

17 October, 2017 9:58 AM Adityanath to visit Agra, says it doesn’t matter who built Taj

Regardless of who built it, the Taj Mahal was a historical monument and its protection was the responsibility of the Uttar Pradesh government, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today and announced that he would be visiting Agra next week to review tourism schemes. The chief minister’s comments come a day after his colleague, BJP MLA Sangeet Som, questioned 28

17 October, 2017 1:11 AM MLA spews venom at Taj Mahal

Controversial BJP MLA Sangeet Som ignited a firestorm of controversy by saying the Taj Mahal was built by a "traitor who wanted to wipe out Hindus", and that the Unesco World Heritage Site was a "blot on the Indian culture". The Uttar Pradesh government quickly distanced itself from the remarks, but stopped short of condemning them, while the Opposition 44

16 October, 2017 10:41 PM The Morning Wrap: Taj Mahal And 'Indian Culture'; BJP Is The Richest National Party

Our selection of interesting news and opinion from the day's newspapers. The Morning Wrap is HuffPost India's selection of interesting news and opinion from the day's newspapers. Subscribe here to receive it in your inbox each weekday morning. BJP MLA Sangeet Som stirred yet another pot of controversy by declaring that the Taj Mahal was built by the "traitors" 62

16 October, 2017 7:37 AM 'Taj Built By Traitors,' Says BJP's Sangeet Som, Hate-Speech Giver

BJP lawmaker Sangeet Som also called Mughal emperors Babur, Akbar "traitors" and said their names would be removed from pages of history. New Delhi: The world-renowned Taj Mahal has been dragged into an ugly political row after its exclusion from a Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet earlier this month. Sangeet Som, a controversial lawmaker of the state's 61

16 October, 2017 5:58 AM Traitors built Taj Mahal, it's a blot on Indian culture: BJP MLA Sangeet Som

Firebrand BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said that Taj Mahal - the historic monument of love - was built by traitors.  After a controversy over its non-inclusion in Uttar Pradesh Government's recently released tourism booklet, firebrand BJP MLA Sangeet Som has now said that the historic monument was built by traitors. Som, who is the sitting BJP MLA from the Sardhana 35

10 October, 2017 9:58 AM UP: 300 children fall ill after inhaling toxic gas from mill in Shamli, CM orders probe

Around 300 students of a private school in Shamli district fell ill today after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill, the police said. Students of Saraswati Shishu Mandir had complained of stomach ache, nausea and burning sensation in their eyes after gas leakage from a neighbouring sugar mill. At least 30 students have been admitted to a hospital 39

10 October, 2017 6:02 AM Yogi Adityanath Plans Big Lord Ram Statue On Ayodhya River Bank

Uttar Pradesh officials say big Ram statue at Ayodhya banks is part of a plan to boost religious tourism. Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh): The Yogi Adityanath government has proposed building a big statue of Lord Ram on the banks of the Saryu river in the temple town of Ayodhya, not far from the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi - Babri Masjid site. Sources said the height 63

8 October, 2017 3:25 PM Modi unwilling to admit impact of govt. policies: Akhilesh

Slamming the Centre over demonetisation and GST, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not prepared to accept the reality of their impact. The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also accused the BJP of misleading the people on issues such as loan waiver for farmers and corruption. Mr. Yadav, addressing 32