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Uttarakhand High Court orders sealing of EVMs for six assembly constituencies within 48 hours

In a major decision amid the EVM tampering row, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday ordered the sealing of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in six assembly constituencies within 48 hours.

News Nation Bureau | May 01, 2017 02:16 PM

BJP alleges 'power scam' worth crores during Congress govt regime in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand BJP on Tuesday alleged that the previous Harish Rawat led Congress government had “favoured” some gas based plants while entering into power purchase agreements which had led to a...

PTI | Apr 04, 2017 08:33 PM

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat hospitalised due to high blood pressure, advised rest

Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat was admitted to a hospital in Dehradun after he complained of high blood pressure and pain in the neck.

PTI | Jan 14, 2017 12:39 PM

Harish Rawat to sit on a one-day hunger strike to protest against the Centre’s 'neglect' of Uttarakhand

Soon after the announcement of Assembly election dates in five states by the Election Commission on Wednesday, Rawat arrived in the national capital ahead of his planned protest.

PTI | Jan 14, 2017 12:38 PM

Uttarakhand: Four passengers killed as jeep falls into gorge in Dehradun

The jeep veered off the Tyuni-Hanol road at around 4am when the driver lost control while negotiating a bend in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district.

PTI | Dec 31, 2016 06:50 PM

Currency ban destroyed terror funding, human-drug trafficking: PM Modi

Targeting parties who are opposing the note ban, Modi claimed some people are upset as his decision has struck the "ring leader of thieves".

PTI | Dec 27, 2016 04:57 PM

30 people killed, scores missing after cloudburst in Uttarakhand

According to disaster management office sources, the cloudburst occurred in the villages of Singhali, Patthakot, Ogla and Thal villages.

PTI | Jul 01, 2016 02:58 PM

BJP MP Tarun Vijay attacked by mob, admitted in hospital

Rajya Sabha member Tarun Vijay was today attacked by a mob and his car vandalized after he came out of a temple with Dalit leaders in Chakrata. The mob attacked Vijay and the Dalit leader apparently...

PTI | May 21, 2016 11:03 AM

Uttarakhand Assembly floor test to be conducted today amid elaborate security measures

Uttarakhand floor test: To ensure a smooth functioning of the floor test that is to be conducted today from 11 am to 1 pm, all legislators and officials have been barred from carrying mobile phones to...

News Nation Bureau | May 10, 2016 10:37 AM

Indira Jaising questions Uttarakhand CJ transfer; Justice Katju refutes

Senior Advocate Indira Jaising has raised questions over the transfer of Chief Justice of Uttarakhand KM Joseph. In a series of tweets Jainsing raised concerns over the transfer and even cited the...

News Nation Bureau | May 06, 2016 04:12 PM

Uttarakhand Political Crisis: Floor test on May 10; rebel MLAs can't vote

The much awaited floor test for the Harish Rawat govt will be conducted on 10th May in the state of Uttarakhand. Attorney General of India on Friday informed the apex court that the time is apt to...

News Nation Bureau | May 06, 2016 02:25 PM

Uttarakhand political crisis: CBI summons Harish Rawat over sting probe

Uttarakhand political crisis: The inquiry was registered on the recommendation of the state government and the notification was issued by the Centre. The state is under President’s rule.

PTI | May 05, 2016 04:53 PM

Uttarakhand forest fire: Rains lash the hill state, helps in dousing blaze

Light to moderate rains hit the higher reaches of the mountains in the evening yesterday and swept the plains overnight with Munsyari in the hills receiving 11 mm of rains and Dehradun in the plains...

PTI | May 04, 2016 11:24 AM

Uttarakhand political crisis: Congress ups the ante, gives notice for Rajya Sabha debate

Upping the ante on the Uttarakhand political crisis, Congress leaders have given notices to discuss the matter in Rajya Sabha suspending the question hour and adoption of a resolution condemning the...

PTI | Apr 23, 2016 12:59 PM

Uttarakhand BJP chief writes to Governor, seeks action against Harish Rawat

The Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief has written to Governor seeking action against the Harish Rawat for taking decisions as Chief Minister even after High Court’s order.

PTI | Apr 23, 2016 12:21 PM