01 Nov 2016
New Delhi: The CM on Tuesday announced Rs 10 lakh for the family of Ramashankar Yadav. He further said that Rs 5 lakh would be given for his daughter's marriage.
07 May 2016
Dehradun: Ahead of the crucial floor test on May 10, Congress and BJP are issuing whips to their MLAs as they try to keep their flock together.
02 Feb 2014
Dehradun: Shortly after being sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat on Saturday showered praises on his predecessor Vijay Bahuguna, saying he salutes him for doing an exemplary job during the mid-June natural calamity that shook the whole nation.
17 Sep 2013
Dehradun: Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Tuesday demanded extension state Assembly's three-day session by at least four more days saying it was too brief considering the number of issues to be discussed.
23 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Amid changing political equations in Uttarakhand after Pauri MP and party heavyweight Satpal Maharaj quit Congress, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday claimed that the party stands united with all its MLAs intact and is ready to take on BJP in the coming Lok Sabha polls.
03 Feb 2014
Dehradun: With an eye on Lok Sabha polls, BJP on Monday appointed its senior leader Uma Bharti the election in-charge of the party for Uttarakhand.
11 Mar 2012
After failing to get an absolute majority in Uttarakhand, the BJP is now facing trouble in deciding a new face for the party in the state. Although the BJP is keen on bringing a younger face to the fore the party is keeping an eye on the Opposition's move. As a hung assembly in Uttarakhand seems to be looming large, the party has kept all its options open.
10 Mar 2012
Scraping through a virtual tie in Uttarakhand, the Congress is struggling to choose the next Chief Minister of the hill state. On Saturday, in a meeting with the newly elected MLAs and Independents garnering support to the party, the Congress observers failed to give a clear picture on the matter.
09 Mar 2012
The Congress on Friday said its top state leaders would meet the Uttarakhand Governor and stake claim to form a new government even as the BSP, which also holds key to government formation, kept its cards close to its chest.
14 Aug 2016
Imphal: Days after she ended her epic 16-year-long fast, Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila today said there is no change in her decision to take a plunge into politics, notwithstanding the opposition to it and hoped to make a "new beginning" in her campaign for the repeal of the contentious AFSPA in the state.