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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat dismisses BJP charges, says Nanda Devi yatra smooth

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat dismisses BJP charges, says Nanda Devi yatra smooth

Rebutting BJP’s charges of “slipshod arrangements” during Nanda Devi Raaj Jaat yatra, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has said “baseless” allegations like these could do irreparable harm to Uttarakhand’s tourism which was hit severely by last year’s natural calamity. Rawat said criticism by BJP MP Ajay Tamta and other party leaders of the arrangements is “indirectly…

Congress asks govt to revive relief package to Uttarakhand flood victims

Congress asks govt to revive relief package to Uttarakhand flood victims

Jaipur: State Congress on Thursday asked the Raje-led BJP government to revive the relief package including the jobs offered on compassionate ground to next of the kin of the 511 victims from the state in last year’s floods in Uttarakhand. Former chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday lambasted the state’s Vasundhara Raje government for terminating…

Uttarakhand CM: Our Govt bring out new policy for small hydel projects

Uttarakhand CM: Our Govt bring out new policy for small hydel projects

On Tuesday Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat  “Our government will bring a separate policy for the allotment of small hydel projects with a capacity of one to two Mw.” However, the chief minister said the Supreme Court had given a favourable ruling for the allotment of hydel projects. “But, we are studying this Supreme Court…

Harish Rawat: BJP try to topple my govt

Harish Rawat: BJP try to topple my govt

Talking to reporters at his residence on Tuesday Chief minister Harish Rawat accused the central leadership of the BJP of hatching conspiracies to topple his government. He said there was an attempt to create a political crisis in a bid to dislodge the Congress from power in Uttarakhand. Rawat’s remarks came two days after BJP…

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…

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