An inquiry is being conducted in the matter by a committee constituted by the state government.
Adityanath also visited leprosy patients at the 'Kusthashram' and said, "Our government is providing houses to every leprosy patient and is trying to give them more facilities.
Recalling the more than two-decade-old infamous 1995 Guest House incident, UP BJP's media co-ordinator Rakesh Tripathi said it was BJP MLA Brahm Dutt Dwivedi who came to Mayawati's rescue.
Uttar Pradesh was sanctioned around Rs 336 crore for the scheme -- the largest chunk among all states.
The deputy chief minister also said that the BJP is aiming to win 74 of the 80 seats of the state in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
The committee approved an additional assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund of Rs 157.23 crore for Uttar Pradesh and Rs 60.76 crore for Maharashtra, a home ministry spokesperson said.
He said there is a shortage of 97,000 primary teachers in the state but "our priority is to recruit on the basis of merit".
The CM is of the view that the exam system should be made foolproof and directed officials heading recruitment boards to ensure vacancies in their departments are filled without much delay.
Eighteen animals died in the state and as many as 461 houses/huts were also damaged
The chief minister said the people were hopeful that a grand Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya in the state and "Lord Ram will decide its date".
A senior official said that due to unemployment, applicants are attracted to full-time government jobs which offer a salary of Rs 20,000.
"We will be tying up with smaller parties and unite those neglected and humiliated and contest the polls with full strength. Without our support no government will be formed at the Centre," he told reporters in Baghpat.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the Gautam Budh Nagar Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) to verify the allegations levelled by the NGO, Social Action for Forest and Environment (SAFE).
The meters will ensure error-free electricity bills and will allow consumers to keep a track of their power usage via a smartphone application.
SP member Parasnath Yadav said that despite being a "yogi", the chief minister made such statements in the House that showed his "inexperience".
Shivpal, a prominent Yadav face, may drive some crucial votes away from the Samajwadi Party, thus splitting the opposition alliance’s vote base
The chief minister was speaking to mediapersons after the state Assembly was adjourned for the day following noisy protests by opposition members over the Deoria shelter home case.
In the assembly polls, smaller political outfits play a key role in transferring their "dedicated" vote bank to their allies, but in Lok Sabha elections such parties have traditionally struggled to make a big impact.
The CM also directed officials to ensure adequate medical treatment is administered to those injured in the incident, the Chief Minister's Office said in a statement today.
This provision was applied by then CM Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna to rein in protests against the Congress Party.
As per the offer, farmers would be given Rs 2,300 to Rs 2,500 per square metre for the agricultural land that is to be acquired for an international airport in Jewar, along the 165 km Yamuna Expressway.
CM Yogi Adityanath and deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya has been holding gatherings of MBC communities
The apex court said it will next hear the matter on August 28.
Khurshid, however, conceded that in forging state-specific alliances, in the long run, the Congress may end up ceding ground to regional parties.
Family members claimed that she was upset over the police not taking adequate action against the perpetrators.