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Char Dham yatra to ‘be regulated not restricted’

Char Dham yatra to ‘be regulated not restricted’

Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said the Char Dham yatra would be regulated but not restricted. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said all motorable and pedestrian routes to the Himalayan shrines will be in place before the Char Dham pilgrimage begins. “Efforts are underway on a war footing to restore the damaged…

Uttarakhand Congress battles infighting

Uttarakhand Congress battles infighting

With Lok Sabha polls round the corner, the move of two Congress stalwarts — Vijay Bahuguna and sitting Pauri MP Satpal Maharaj — to excuse themselves from the race has left the party in an embarrassing situation. Maharaj has now raised the banner of revolt against the party, expressing a deep sense of hurt as…

Won’t contest LS polls: Cong MP Satpal Maharaj

Won’t contest LS polls: Cong MP Satpal Maharaj

Satpal Maharaj, sitting MP from the Pauri-Garwhal seat, announced on Thursday that he will not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections. “I am hurt at the neglect of the people of Pauri Garhwal and Tehri Garhwal and have decided that I will not contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls,” the MP said in a statement…

To register women voters Dehradun launches special drive

To register women voters Dehradun launches special drive

To allow more women to register their names on the voters’ list Dehradun district administration is launching a three-day special drive from Thursday (March 12). “It was seen that women did not come forward to register themselves. I don’t know if they are less enthusiastic about the Lok Sabha elections or were busy managing affairs…

Uttarakhand CM’s kicks off poll campaign

Uttarakhand CM’s kicks off poll campaign

The ruling Congress launched its poll campaign in Haridwar on Wednesday. Around 3 pm, the chief minister joined state party president Yashpal Arya at Devpura Chowk. During the rally, party leaders publicised the government’s achievements. As chief minister Harish Rawat was delayed in coming for the padyatra, his daughter Anupama Rawat started the rally at…

Prestige issue: SP wants to field ND Tiwari from Nainital

Prestige issue: SP wants to field ND Tiwari from Nainital

The state leadership in the Samajwadi Party wants ND Tiwari to contest from the Nainital Lok Sabha seat so as to enhance the prestige of the party in the hill state and give it the strength that has been lacking all these years. This, when the SP has already given a ticket to Avtar Singh…

Rawat distributes portfolios; Amrita denied horticulture

Rawat distributes portfolios; Amrita denied horticulture

After more than a month at the helm of affairs, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has finally distributed portfolios among his cabinet minister last night, a move that came just hours before the model code of conduct which came into force on Wednesday. A notification allocating portfolios to the 12-member Cabinet headed by Mr. Rawat…

Finally, ND Tiwari accepts Rohit Shekhar as his son

Finally, ND Tiwari accepts Rohit Shekhar as his son

Ending years of struggle by a son and his mother for honour in the society, senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari has finally accepted Rohit Shekhar has his biological son. After a six-year legal battle that involved emotional arguments and a DNA test, veteran Congress politician ND Tiwari has finally accepted a young man who…

Congress MLA’s wife booked for wearing ‘leopard’ skin coat

Congress MLA’s wife booked for wearing ‘leopard’ skin coat

Uttarakhand MLA, Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion’s wife has kicked off controversy by wearing a ‘leopard’ skin coat. A complaint has been registered against the MLA’s wife Devyani Singh for owning and wearing a leopard skin coat. Devyani Singh was photographed wearing the skin of the endangered animal. Hunting of leopard is banned under the Wildlife…

Rawat govt in U’khand a one-man show: BJP

Rawat govt in U’khand a one-man show: BJP

Today BJP term Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand as a one-man show, opposition BJP today demanded immediate allocation of portfolios among ministers in the state, saying non-allocation of departments has a paralysing effect on development. “It is nearly a month since Harish Rawat was sworn in as the new CM. Still the ministers are without…

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