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Uttarakhand Govt appoint three members for assess loss in disaster

Uttarakhand Govt appoint three members for assess loss in disaster

On Tuesday the Uttarakhand Govt appointed a three-member fact-finding committee headed by Congress MLA from Pratap Nagar, Vikram Singh Negi, to conduct a detailed on-the-spot survey of losses after cloudbursts, heavy rains and landslides in Yamkeshwar, Dwarikhal and Neelkanth in Pauri and Tehri districts. Senior Congress leaders Sarojini Kainthura, Dilwar Pratap Singh and additional district…

Centre says it never asked Uttarakhand Governor to quit

Centre says it never asked Uttarakhand Governor to quit

Union home minister Rajnath Singh said, “… There was no move to remove him. He holds the constitutional post with the pleasure of the President.” The government on Friday denied claims made by Uttrakhand governor Aziz Qureshi that he had been asked to quit and said an “appropriate response” will be filed before Supreme Court…

Centre asked to respond in Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi’s plea

Centre asked to respond in Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi’s plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to respond to a petition that has questioned the manner in which the Modi government has been easing out governors appointed by the previous UPA government. Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi’s petition and decided to examine whether constitutional dignity was trampled by the home secretary’s phone call asking…

SC to hear Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi’s PIL against Modi-led govt.

SC to hear Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi’s PIL against Modi-led govt.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court is set to hear a petition filed by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, challenging Narendra Modi government’s decision of pushing him to quit the Governor’s post. Many governors, appointed during the UPA regime, resigned after the NDA government’s message to quit delivered through the home secretary. But Aziz decided to take…

Uttarakhand CM cancels foreign trips of ministers, babus

Uttarakhand CM cancels foreign trips of ministers, babus

Chief Minister Harish Rawat has put a ban on foreign tours by ministers, officials and members of the legislative assembly, aiming to cut down on unnecessary expenses and bring about greater transparency in governance. “We understand the value of study tours… but the officials and ministers wanting to visit abroad or within the country would’ve…

Rajnath Singh arrives in Dehradun to review natural disasters, meets Harish Rawat

Rajnath Singh arrives in Dehradun to review natural disasters, meets Harish Rawat

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today arrived in Dehradun to review natural disasters in the city. During his visit he also met Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat. He said natural disasters a challenge to both the state where it has occurred as well as the Centre. Speaking at a joint press conference with Uttarakhand Chief…

Uttarakhand: Centre’s help to clear farmers’ dues

Uttarakhand: Centre’s help to clear farmers’ dues

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today asked the Centre to extend adequate help to the state government to help clear the dues of sugarcane growers saying that showing regard to farmers was tantamount to honouring the country’s Independence. Unfurling the national tricolour at the Parade Ground here to mark the country’s 68th Independence Day, the…

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi could be sacked soon

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi could be sacked soon

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, who gave assent to Mohammad Ali Jauhar University (Amendment) Bill, 2007, could be the next one to be sacked! Qureshi himself says that he is on the target of Modi government and could be forced to leave his post. The “Even God can’t stop rapes in UP” comment by Uttarakhand Governor…

Satpal Maharaj’s under-construction ashram seals by HDA

Satpal Maharaj’s under-construction ashram seals by HDA

BJP leader Satpal Maharaj’s ashram near Muni ki Reti in Rishikesh, after having served a notice in this regard on August 7, sealed on Tuesday by Haridwar Development Authority (HDA). “We had to seal the ashram as per rules, as they had failed to respond the charges leveled against them,” said assistant engineer H C…

BC Khanduri said “Not in race for the post of Governor”

BC Khanduri said “Not in race for the post of Governor”

Former chief minister of Uttarakhand B C Khanduri today dismissed the reports of him being in the race for the Governor’s post and said that he wants to ‘serve the people of his constituency’ over the next five years. When asked about reports of his name doing the rounds for the Governor’s post, Khanduri said…

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