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Rename Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar and Osmanabad as Dharashiv: Shiv Sena tells Devendra Fadnavis
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Rename Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar and Osmanabad as Dharashiv: Shiv Sena tells Devendra Fadnavis

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut tweeted a jibe at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, asking him when he will rename Aurangabad and Osmanabad to Sambhaji Nagar and Dharashiv.

Gujarat govt to take 'concrete steps' to rename Ahmedabad 'Karnavati' after assessing legal angles, says CM Vijay Rupani
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Gujarat govt to take 'concrete steps' to rename Ahmedabad 'Karnavati' after assessing legal angles, says CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's remarks on renaming Ahmedabad as Karnavati come after Yogi Adityanath said Faizabad district will be renamed Ayodhya.

BJP govt in Gujarat ready to rename Ahmedabad as 'Karnavati', Congress calls it 'poll gimmick'
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BJP govt in Gujarat ready to rename Ahmedabad as 'Karnavati', Congress calls it 'poll gimmick'

Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel said the BJP government was willing to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati if it gets past legal hurdles and receives support.

BJP will build Ram temple through legislative and constitutional means, says party’s Faizabad chief
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BJP will build Ram temple through legislative and constitutional means, says party’s Faizabad chief

Faizabad BJP president Awadhesh Pandey claims majority people of Ayodhya want to see the temple being built as it is a "matter of faith" for them.

Pravin Togadia announces march from Lucknow to Ayodhya for Ram Mandir movement on 21 October
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Pravin Togadia announces march from Lucknow to Ayodhya for Ram Mandir movement on 21 October

Togadia, who visited Ayodhya in June, had earlier demanded the BJP government to legislate a law within four months for constructing a temple at the disputed site.

Lucknow special court sentences two men to life imprisonment in 2007 court blast case, imposes Rs 5.10 lakh fine each
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Lucknow special court sentences two men to life imprisonment in 2007 court blast case, imposes Rs 5.10 lakh fine each

Special Judge Babita Rani had declared Tariq Kajmi and Mohd Akhtar guilty on Thursday and fixed on Monday for awarding the quantum of punishment. She sentenced them to life imprisonment on Monday and imposed a fine of Rs 5.10 lakh each. The court was conducting the trial in district jail, Lucknow. Both the accused have already been in jail for 11 years.

Monsoon of Discontent: Anti-government protests gain ground across Bundelkhand
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Monsoon of Discontent: Anti-government protests gain ground across Bundelkhand

A year and counting of a brand new government that branded itself as the change-maker in a state aching for a shift in status quo. A no-show on almost all the promises made in the heat of the campaign, is now sending distinct ripples of discontent across Uttar Pradesh. A report on the protests gaining ground across Bundelkhand.

No medicines, doctors or staff: A Faizabad primary health centre that is located in the middle of a forest
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No medicines, doctors or staff: A Faizabad primary health centre that is located in the middle of a forest

A dilapidated building in the middle of a heavily wooded forest may sound like the beginning of a horror movie, but for the residents of Faizabad’s Ramdaspur village, this building is their first point of contact for basic healthcare. The already defunct primary health sub-centre is made even more inaccessible through its location.

Uttar Pradesh Police recruitment exam: Syndicate using sealant to bluff biometric attendance system busted, 49 arrested
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Uttar Pradesh Police recruitment exam: Syndicate using sealant to bluff biometric attendance system busted, 49 arrested

In a major crackdown against a syndicate, 49 people were arrested for allegedly aiding cheating through hi-tech devices such as spy-mics, and placing "solvers" impersonating the aspirants.

Dust storms in Uttar Pradesh claim seven lives, injure 21 over past 24 hours; Yogi Adityanath offers condolences
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Dust storms in Uttar Pradesh claim seven lives, injure 21 over past 24 hours; Yogi Adityanath offers condolences

Dust storms hit various parts of Uttar Pradesh, leaving seven persons dead and 21 injured.

In UP's Sairpur Para village the promise of electricity lies fallen by the wayside
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In UP's Sairpur Para village the promise of electricity lies fallen by the wayside

Electricity poles lie strewn around in Sairpur Para village, in Faizabad district’s Bikapur block, creating a menace for its residents. These are poles that have not been erected, but lie about, fallen, on the ground, like battered soldiers who chose not to fight the war and collapsed instead.

Muslims opposing Ram temple in Ayodhya must go to Pakistan, says Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf board chief
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Muslims opposing Ram temple in Ayodhya must go to Pakistan, says Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf board chief

Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi suggested that Muslims who are against the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya "must go to Pakistan and Bangladesh".

Heavy security deployed in Ayodhya, Faizabad ahead of 25th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition
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Heavy security deployed in Ayodhya, Faizabad ahead of 25th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition

Heavy security deployment was made in the twin towns of Faizabad and Ayodhya as the VHP and the Bajrang Dal plan to observe 'Shaurya Diwas' (Day of Valour) while Muslim organisations plan 'Yaum E Gham' (Day of sorrow) to mark 25 years of Babri Masjid demolition

UP civic polls result 2017: BJP's Rishikesh Upadhayay elected first mayor of Ayodhya, says priority is all-round development
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UP civic polls result 2017: BJP's Rishikesh Upadhayay elected first mayor of Ayodhya, says priority is all-round development

Barely a couple of weeks before he turns 41, Rishikesh Upadhayay virtually got the perfect birthday gift from the voters of Ayodhya and Faizabad.

Chandigarh rape accused attempts suicide in Burail jail; hospital authorities say his condition is stable
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Chandigarh rape accused attempts suicide in Burail jail; hospital authorities say his condition is stable

An auto-rickshaw driver, the prime accused in the case of raping a woman here a few days ago, allegedly attempted suicide inside a jail today by stabbing himself with a "piece of broken glass", police said.

Islamabad protests: Pakistan government calls in army to help after police and Islamists clash, leaving four dead
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Islamabad protests: Pakistan government calls in army to help after police and Islamists clash, leaving four dead

Pakistan’s government on Saturday called on the army to help clear a sit-in by Islamist hard-liners blockading the capital after police clashed with activists

Uttar Pradesh civic polls: First phase of elections underway in 24 districts; Yogi Adityanath confident of BJP's win
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Uttar Pradesh civic polls: First phase of elections underway in 24 districts; Yogi Adityanath confident of BJP's win

Polling for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh civic elections is being held in 24 districts on Wednesday with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath exercising his vote in Gorakhpur

Uttar Pradesh civic body elections: Campaigning ends for first phase, voting on 22 November
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Uttar Pradesh civic body elections: Campaigning ends for first phase, voting on 22 November

Campaigning for the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh civic body elections ended on Monday evening for districts where polling would be held on 22 November

Uttar Pradesh floods: Yogi Adityanath distributes relief to victims, urges districts to be prepared
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Uttar Pradesh floods: Yogi Adityanath distributes relief to victims, urges districts to be prepared

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday distributed relief to the flood-hit people of the district