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Enroute Delhi from Nepal, PM Modi makes stopover in Lucknow, meets ministers in Yogi Adityanath's Cabinet
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Enroute Delhi from Nepal, PM Modi makes stopover in Lucknow, meets ministers in Yogi Adityanath's Cabinet

During the meeting with Uttar Pradesh ministers, PM Modi presented his views on good governance and how to improve the performance of the government. He also asked them to ensure that benefits of government schemes reach common people

PM Modi offers prayers at Buddhist temple in Kushinagar after returning from Nepal
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PM Modi offers prayers at Buddhist temple in Kushinagar after returning from Nepal

PM Modi reached the temple, which is said to be the place where Lord Buddha attained nirvana, after returning from Lumbini in Nepal

Buddha Purnima 2022: PM Modi says, 'Thoughts of Lord Buddha can make our planet more peaceful, harmonious and sustainable'
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Buddha Purnima 2022: PM Modi says, 'Thoughts of Lord Buddha can make our planet more peaceful, harmonious and sustainable'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday morning, left for Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, which is believed to be the place where Lord Buddha attained nirvana, after which he will leave for Lumbini in Nepal

Uttar Pradesh: Four children die in Kushinagar after eating toffees, Yogi Adityanath orders probe
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Uttar Pradesh: Four children die in Kushinagar after eating toffees, Yogi Adityanath orders probe

The chief minister expressed his condolences on the incident and directed officials to provide assistance to the grieving families

Uttar Pradesh: Wedding celebrations turn tragic in Kushinagar as 13 people die after falling into a well
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Uttar Pradesh: Wedding celebrations turn tragic in Kushinagar as 13 people die after falling into a well

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has deeply condoled the death of the people in the accident in Nebua Naurangiya police station area of Kushinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on 20 October
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on 20 October

Ambassadors of various countries and a special delegation from Sri Lanka will participate in the ceremony

Narendra Modi to host Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa in UP's Kushinagar on 20 Oct
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Narendra Modi to host Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa in UP's Kushinagar on 20 Oct

Modi will land in Kushinagar from Delhi and Rajapaskha will fly in directly from Colombo at the new Kushinagar International Airport which will be inaugurated the same day by Modi

Cabinet approves international airport at Kushinagar; move will bring better opportunities for locals, says Narendra Modi
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Cabinet approves international airport at Kushinagar; move will bring better opportunities for locals, says Narendra Modi

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for declaring Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh as an international airport in a bid to improve connectivity to the important Buddhist site.

55-year-old journalist working with local Hindi newspaper in UP’s Dubouli village killed; investigation underway
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55-year-old journalist working with local Hindi newspaper in UP’s Dubouli village killed; investigation underway

The victim, Radheyshyam Sharma, was associated with a local Hindi newspaper, police are probing the matter and trying to ascertain the motive

Ten killed, 8.5 lakh affected in Assam floods; heavy monsoon triggers landslides in Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh
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Ten killed, 8.5 lakh affected in Assam floods; heavy monsoon triggers landslides in Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh

Heavy monsoon showers triggered landslides and house collapse in parts of the North East, claiming at least 10 lives and leaving over 8.5 lakh in Assam.

Barabanki Hooch Tragedy: 16 dead, three arrested; Uttar Pradesh govt announces 2 lakh compensation
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Barabanki Hooch Tragedy: 16 dead, three arrested; Uttar Pradesh govt announces 2 lakh compensation

Following the unfortunate death of 16 people due to consumption of spurious liquor, Uttar Pradesh police have arrested three people while the state government has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the deceased.

Hooch tragedy: 10 people die in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki after consuming spurious liquor; district official, police officers suspended
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Hooch tragedy: 10 people die in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki after consuming spurious liquor; district official, police officers suspended

Months after Saharanpur and Kushinagar hooch tragedy, at ten least people, including four members of the same family, died after consuming spurious liquor in Ramnagar area of Barabanki district on Tuesday.

After Yogi, Naqvi's 'Modi ki sena' remark, PM makes reference to 'my jawan' at rally, asks if forces need EC's permission to kill terrorists
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After Yogi, Naqvi's 'Modi ki sena' remark, PM makes reference to 'my jawan' at rally, asks if forces need EC's permission to kill terrorists

Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asked if 'my jawan' will go to seek the permission of the EC before firing at terrorists

'My only caste is poor': Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh says Opposition parties will fall flat in Lok Sabha polls
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'My only caste is poor': Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh says Opposition parties will fall flat in Lok Sabha polls

As campaigning for Lok Sabha polls entered the final phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday predicted the defeat of the opposition parties, saying the people were voting for an effective government

Rising demand for hooch during elections, used to influence voters, increases risk of more spurious liquor-related deaths
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Rising demand for hooch during elections, used to influence voters, increases risk of more spurious liquor-related deaths

Over 100 people died in hooch tragedies in February in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur and Kushinagar and in Haridwar in Uttarakhand.

NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reports
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NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reports

NHRC took suo motu cognizance of reports that in Pusaina village, out of 300 families, 150 have widows whose husbands died after consuming spurious liquor

Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy: Main accused arrested from Rajasthan's Bhilwara
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Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy: Main accused arrested from Rajasthan's Bhilwara

The main accused in the Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy Harendra Yadav has been arrested from Rajasthan’s Bhilwara

Hooch tragedies: Lack of uniformity in taxation, pricing leads to inter-state smuggling; India needs National Alcohol Policy
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Hooch tragedies: Lack of uniformity in taxation, pricing leads to inter-state smuggling; India needs National Alcohol Policy

Hooch deaths aren't a one-off incident caused by negligence of a government, it's a collective failure of conscience and method.

Hooch tragedy: Haridwar police arrest main accused Sardar Hardev, son Sukka, two others at Roorkee
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Hooch tragedy: Haridwar police arrest main accused Sardar Hardev, son Sukka, two others at Roorkee

The Haridwar police have arrested the prime accused Sardar Hardev and his son Sukka in Jhabrera in connection with the deaths that occurred due to consumption of illicit liquor or hooch in Uttarkhand's Roorkee.

In Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Opposition blames Yogi Adityanath for hooch deaths, demand his resignation
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In Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Opposition blames Yogi Adityanath for hooch deaths, demand his resignation

The uproar by Opposition members — over the hooch tragedies in Saharanpur and Kushinagar districts last week — led to adjournment of the entire Question Hour.