28 Jul 2014
Kolkata: Two more persons died of encephalitis in West Bengal since Sunday, taking the toll to 111 as six more were admitted to hospital with suspected infection and the politics over the death toll has rocked the administration.
28 Jul 2014
Saharanpur: With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, the district authorities relaxed curfew for four hours in the new city area to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open.
26 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he was saddened by the clashes between two communities in Saharanpur, adding that the ‘politics of hate’ must end in the country.
26 Jul 2014
London: Controversial South Africa-born English batsman Kevin Pietersen said that Alastair Cook has managed to hold on to England captaincy solely because of ‘politics’. The maverick batsman also insists that the disaster which the skipper is enduring in the series against India is something that he would not wish even for his worst enemy.
25 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The ruling Congress on Friday recorded clean sweep and bagged all three seats that went for by-poll. CM Harish Rawat retain Dharchula seat while two other candidates from party snatched Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.
22 Jul 2014
Dehradun: About 50 percent of the electorate on Monday exercised their franchise in the by-polls to Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar Assembly seats in Uttarakhand where a total of 19 candidates, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, are in fray.
18 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.
17 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat arrived in Dehradun after he was discharged from AIIMS in Delhi. Rawat was admitted to the premier medical institute after he sustained a neck injury during a rough helicopter ride.
13 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Seeking unmitigated support of the people for Congress candidates in the July 21 by-polls to three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said it will help him set the state firmly on the path of development.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham that takes devotees to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, officials said.