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  • Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat demands revoke suspension over school teacher arrest

    New Delhi: Condemning the arrest of the school teacher in Uttarakhand, former chief minister Harish Rawat on Friday demanded a revoke on her suspension. This comes after Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat on Thursday directed the police to arrest a school teacher, after she protested during a Janata Darbar session in Dehradun.

  • Uttarakhand: Kedarnath yatra halted due to snowfall

    Dehradun: Incessant snowfall since last night has prompted authorities to temporarily halt the yatra to Kedarnath and prevent devotees from moving beyond Linchauli and Bhimbali.  Nearly half a dozen Congressmen including former chief minister Harish Rawat , Rajya Sabha MP Pradeep Tamta and local MLA Manoj Rawat were also stranded at the shrine due to continuing snowfall, Rudraprayag District Magistrate Mangesh Ghildiyal told PTI.

  • Vijay Bahuguna seconds PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Kedarnath’ claim

    New Delhi: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed the former UPA government for stopping him as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from carrying out reconstruction of the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods, the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Vijay Bahuguna averred that circumstances forced him to reject Prime Minister’s proposition.

  • Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat escapes unhurt after two-wheeler hits him

    Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat escaped unhurt after he was hit by a motorcycle here. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it hit the Congress leader, who was taking a stroll outside his residence in the Rajpur area last evening, according to Rawat’s spokesperson Surendra Kumar. The Congress leader though escaped the incident unhurt, said Kumar. A crowd had gathered after the incident, said Kumar, adding that Rawat

  • Don’t cross limits, Modi warns Congress

    Haridwar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday warned the Congress not to “cross limits” and “restrain their tongue” or else he will expose every one of them.

  • Watch: Harish Rawat, Bahubali of Uttarakhand takes down Modi and Amit Shah

    Elections are on the head in five state and supporters and politicians are trying every possible way to woo voters, in such a case social media is the best platform to attract audience. There is a video which is going viral on social media circuit where you can see Uttarakhand CM Harsih Rawat as Bahubali.

  • Uttarakhand CM gets a EC notice for code violation

    Dehradun : The Election Commission on Saturday issued notice to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat and two other candidates for allegedly  violating the model poll code.

  • Sonia, Rahul to campaign for Uttarakhand polls

    Dehradun : Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh are among 35 eminent leaders who will campaign for the party in Uttarakhand for the February 15 Assembly elections.

  • Harish Rawat murdered democracy, must be punished: BJP

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Harish Rawat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for delaying in summoning the Uttarakhand Chief Minister in sting CD case, while asserting that the former has murdered democracy by violating Constitutional law.

  • War of words between BJP, CM ahead of PM’s visit

    Dehradun: A war of words has erupted between BJP and Uttarakhand Chief Minister ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit here to lay the foundation stone of a network of all-weather roads to ‘Chardham’ after Harish Rawat claimed the state already has such roads.

  • Need to verify authenticity of reports: PLA

    Beijing: China on Thursday responded cautiously to the transgression by its troops in Uttarakhand, saying it needs to verify the “authenticity of the report” about incursion and asserted that PLA soldiers have always abided by agreements to maintain peace and stability along the border.

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    Rawat expands Cabinet, inducts two ministers from Garhwal

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today expanded his Cabinet, inducting two ministers from Garhwal, seen as an attempt to assuage leaders from the region, who have often complained of neglect, ahead of next year’s assembly polls.

  • Chinese incursion in U’khand, soldiers spotted

    Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government said on Wednesday Chinese troops had been spotted within its territory by a local administrative team on July 19 and were asked to return.

  • Dehradun on alert after incessant rainfall, CM assures of swift action

    Dehradun : Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday issued an alert and asked the district officials to keep tab of the region, which witnessed heavy rainfall. The directions came a day after three people lost their lives when their house collapsed due to torrential rains.

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    Uttarakhand to reduce use of plastic, ban spitting at public place

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand government will soon frame laws aimed at minimising pollution caused by use of plastics and putting a ban on spitting and garbage dumping in public places. The decision was taken by the state cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Harish Rawat here late last evening.

  • Upadhyay demands cabinet expansion in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand PCC chief Kishore Upadhyay today demanded that the expansion of state council of ministers should take place at the earliest and suggested Chief Minister Harish Rawat it could be done after the conclusion of special session of the Assembly.