While Varanasi is a contest of prestige, Gorakhpur is a battle for bastion and both will be watched keenly by pundits and commoners alike
Adityanath said due to foreign policy of the Modi-led dispensation at the Centre, India is globally known for its power.
The president said the objective of education is to develop a good human being, but stressed that quality of education is as important for a country's development.
The rehabilitation services will be available at Sitapur Eye Hospital branch in Gorakhpur until the rehabilitation centre's building is constructed.
Senior advocate Aman Lekhi, who is representing the Uttar Pradesh government, has said that he will file the response in two weeks
On receiving information, administrative and police officials reached the spot and pacified the people assuring them of action.
He added that the BJP had learnt a "lesson" (from the outcome) and said he was confident the party would perform better in future polls, especially the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Uttar Pradesh, a copy of which was also sent to the Chief Election Commissioner of India, the SP leader alleged massive irregularities in the counting of votes and urged the EC to take immediate steps in this regard.
In Gorakhpur, the bastion of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla was leading by 1,666 votes over his nearest SP rival Praveen Nishad. In Phulpur, SP's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel was ahead by 3,600 votes with BJP's Kaushalendra Singh Patel trailing behind him.
Dr. Kafeel Khan was in-charge of the hospital's encephalitis ward at the time of the deaths.
The tragedy came two weeks after 70 children lost their lives due to the alleged shortage of oxygen in the hospital. However, the probe conducted by the Principal Secretary claimed there was no lack of oxygen.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had formed the committee on August 12 to probe the incident.
Several PILs have been filed in the high court by lawyers and social activists demanding a judicial probe.
The state government had allocated Rs 4,479.5 crore in 2016-17, under the National Health Mission of which around Rs 19.22 crore was allocated for purchasing new equipment, according to government reports.
A plea was mentioned before a NGT bench, alleging that people in Gorakhpur were being forced to drink polluted groundwater, resulting in the spread of various water-borne diseases there.
Here's all you need to know about the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy in which more than 60 hospitalised children lost their lives.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent the notice to the UP Chief Secretary, and sought a detailed report in four weeks on the steps taken for relief and rehabilitation of the affected families as well as the action taken against the guilty officers, the NHRC today said.
Terming the tragedy as a “mass murder”, the Shiv Sena, in an editorial in mouthpiece Saamana, said the Centre would have taken strict action if any of the opposition parties were in power in Uttar Pradesh.
The UP government is planning to sign an MoU with the Centre for 'power to all' scheme to ensure that there is power supply in various parts of the state.
Union minister Manoj Sinha was today injured in a road accident near Gorakhpur town in Uttar Pradesh this evening.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off a weekly train for Gorakhpur from the Bandra terminus here today and inaugurated Wi-Fi services at nine suburban stations.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said revival of Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni fertiliser plants will make urea available locally, besides creating jobs in and around those areas.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the revival of three defunct fertiliser unitswith a capacity of 1.27 million tonnes per annum each.
"V2 has launched three more operational stores - two in Uttar Pradesh (Gorakhpur & Azamgarh) and one in Purnia, Bihar," says New Delhi-based retail company.