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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…

Uttarakhand should give a message of austerity, not affluence: Rawat

Uttarakhand should give a message of austerity, not affluence: Rawat

The State sends the message of being an affluent State, it should instead be giving a message of austerity, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said here on Monday. Addressing the media, Mr Rawat said, “The State gives a message of being an affluent State…. This royal portrayal should be corrected and a message of austerity should…

Uttarakhand CM On Cloud Nine, But What About The People

Uttarakhand CM On Cloud Nine, But What About The People

Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat seems to be in utopia after winning all the three by-elections held recently in this small hill state. This is perhaps why he feels that all is going high and nigh as far as the ‘aam uttarakhandi’ is concerned. The chief minister said some tough decisions would be needed for…

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat wins Dharchula’s Assembly seat

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat wins Dharchula’s Assembly seat

Congress leader and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday won the Uttarakhand by-polls by 19,605 votes. Rawat was an MP from Uttarakhand before taking over as the chief minister of the hill state and had to become a lawmaker within the stipulated period of six months. The seat was vacated by legislator Harish Dhami…

Uttarakhand bypoll: Repoll ordered at booth from Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s constituency

Uttarakhand bypoll: Repoll ordered at booth from Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s constituency

Repoll was ordered today at a booth of Dharchula constituency from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is contesting, a day after bypolls. Repoll was ordered at Bauna booth of Dharchula following complaints that the presiding officer along with his team left the booth while the EVMs were still on, Uttarakhand’s Chief Election Officer Radha Raturi…

Nearly 50 percent polling in Uttarakhand Assembly by-polls

Nearly 50 percent polling in Uttarakhand Assembly by-polls

About 50 percent of the electorate on Monday exercised their franchise in the by-polls to Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar Assembly seats in Uttarakhand where a total of 19 candidates, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, are in fray. Polling for the three assembly seats in Uttarakhand started on Monday morning amid rains. The inclement weather has…

Harish Rawat discharged from AIIMS, resumes office

Harish Rawat discharged from AIIMS, resumes office

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was discharged from AIIMS today, over a month after he was admitted to the prestigious Delhi hospital after suffering neck injury during a flight. Mr Rawat arrived at the Jolly Grant airport and was received by Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee President Kishore Upadhyay, along with a host of other party…

Nishank alleges massive mining scam in Uttarakhand, demands CBI probe

Nishank alleges massive mining scam in Uttarakhand, demands CBI probe

Former chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into alleged illegal mining activities in Ganga and other river beds. “Trucks loaded with illegally mined material are being dispatched to Uttar Pradesh and other states from Uttarakhand by the mining mafia in collusion with politicians and officials. Despite being…

Budget: Disappointments for Uttarakhand

Budget: Disappointments for Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Thursday that the Union Budget was “disappointing”. Mr. Rawat’s disappointment was due to the “sidelining” of the requirements of the State in the budget. He had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June seeking Rs 4,000 crore for the pending reconstruction and rehabilitation related works in…

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