05 May 2016
New Delhi: The CBI today summoned former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for questioning in connection with a preliminary enquiry (PE) into the controversial sting CD in which he was purportedly seen talking to middlemen in a bid to strike a deal with dissident Congress MLAs.
23 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat yesterday said the Supreme Court's interim order has prevented the Modi government from revoking President's rule and hoisting an "illegitimate" government in the state.
02 May 2016
New Delhi: The state of Uttarakhand is in the news for the political crisis it has been facing, and the forest fire that has destroyed a huge area and killed many wild animals. But there are some perennial concerns that are central to the state that fails to get the attention that they deserve.
22 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed till April 27 the judgement of the Uttarakhand High Court quashing the imposition of President's rule, giving a new turn to the continuing political drama in the state by restoring the Central rule there.
22 Apr 2016
New Delhi: After facing a major setback by the ruling of Uttarakhand High Court yesterday, Centre has taken legal battle further to the Supreme Court with listing its appeal against the HC verdict which is scheduled for hearing at 3.30 pm by a bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra.
22 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said the Centre should allow the state governments to function and not take any step violating the Supreme Court rulings in the SR Bommai and others cases on the issue of imposition of President's rule.
13 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Congress today accused BJP of toppling a democratically elected government in Uttarakhand and demanded an apology from BJP President Amit Shah ahead of his visit to Haridwar tomorrow.
24 Nov 2015
Chennai: Torrential rain yesterday battered several areas in Tamil Nadu which were just recovering from an early bout of rain.
26 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Prolonging the adjounrment of the parliamentary proceedings, the opposition parties today raked up Uttarakhand issue in the House and condemned UPA goverment for the rustication of three Jawahar Lal Nehru (JNU) students who were booked under sedition charges following the February 9 controversial event organised in the JNU campus.
30 Nov 2015
Chennai: Sharp showers continued to lash many parts of the state, including Chennai, resulting in water-logging in many areas and forcing closure of schools in the city even as the weather office forecast more rains.