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Uttarakhand by-polls: Harish Rawat to contest from Dharchula seat

Uttarakhand by-polls: Harish Rawat to contest from Dharchula seat

The Assembly bypolls are scheduled to be held on July 21 and the ruling Congress in Uttarakhand on Thursday announced its candidates for the three Assembly seats in the hill state where bypolls are slated to be held next month. Chief Minister Harish Rawat will contest from Dharchula seat, Hira Singh Bisht from Doiwala and…

Uttarakhand: Panchayat polls results online

Uttarakhand: Panchayat polls results online

With the help of National Informatics Centre, the Election Commission will for the first time display the panchayat poll results on the internet and mobile, State Election Commissioner Subardhan said while reviewing preparations for counting in the three-tier panchayat elections held in three phases on June 18, 21, and 24. An application can be downloaded…

Sonia Gandhi on vacation in Uttarakhand

Sonia Gandhi on vacation in Uttarakhand

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is relaxing herself in hills of Kausani in Uttarakhand, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and his sister along with her children are off to Europe. Just ahead of important Parliament session scheduled in July, Gandhi family is visiting different places, in India and abroad, on summer vacation. If media reports are to…

Harish Rawat demands expansion of rail network in Uttarakhand

Harish Rawat demands expansion of rail network in Uttarakhand

In a detailed proposal submitted to Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda chief Minister Harish Rawat today demanded expansion of railway network in Uttarakhand in view of the strategic importance of the state which shares borders with China and Nepal. Mr Rawat sought immediate implementation of projects sanctioned for Uttarakhand in the last Rail budget and clearance…

Gadkari concerned over tardy progress in highways projects

Gadkari concerned over tardy progress in highways projects

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today voiced his concern over the “tardy” progress in completion of national highways and called for urgent measures to overcome prolonged delays. For Narendra Modi and for his Cabinet colleague Nitin Gadkari, one of the concerns seems to be the faster restoration of road network in disaster-hit Uttarakhand….

Uttarakhand: Rawat seeks 100 satellite phones

Uttarakhand: Rawat seeks 100 satellite phones

In a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said as a long-term disaster management measure, the Centre should make available 100 satellite phones on a permanent basis to the state considering its hyper seismic vulnerability. The step is also necessary considering the amount of rain the state receives per annum, an…

Harish Rawat’s slow recovery makes Cong anxious ahead of by-polls

Harish Rawat’s slow recovery makes Cong anxious ahead of by-polls

The continued hospitalisation of Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat is making the Congress anxious. It has been nearly a week since he has been admitted to AIIMS after he sustained a neck injury during a rough aircraft ride. As Congress chief ministers in Maharashtra and Assam anxiously await their fate, their counterpart in Uttarakhand is confined…

Stay on hydropower projects: SC issues notice to Uttarakhand govt

Stay on hydropower projects: SC issues notice to Uttarakhand govt

Acting on a plea filed by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), the Supreme Court issued, Monday, a notice to the Uttarakhand government seeking its view on the stay on construction activity on 24 hydro power projects in the state that was imposed after the 2013 flood tragedy. The court had halted the construction work after…

Uttarakhand BJP leader found dead in UP was attacked, strangulated

Uttarakhand BJP leader found dead in UP was attacked, strangulated

Uttarakhand BJP leader Rakesh Kumar Rastogi whose body was found on Saturday morning in Baheria area of Bareilly district was strangulated to death. Four injury marks, including three on the chest and one on the stomach, were also found on the body. Mr Rastogi, a resident of Kiccha in Uttarakhand, had gone missing on Friday….

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat admitted to AIIMS with backache

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat admitted to AIIMS with backache

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was admitted to AIIMS last evening after he complained of backache and pain in the neck apparently caused after an emergency landing of his helicopter. He suffered a neck fracture and minor back injury because of the rough emergency landing. The Congress leader somehow escaped the deadly accident and is…

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