India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Harak Singh Rawat, a minister in the Congress government in Uttarakhand, has been booked by Delhi Police for allegedly molesting a woman last year.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Asking officials to immediately start work on projects cleared by Project Implementation Units in the calamity-hit areas, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said an additional sum of Rs 125 crore will be given to districts to speed up reconstruc...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Saturday February 1, 2014
Congress leader Harish Rawat was today sworn in as Uttarakhand's eighth Chief Minister. Eleven other ministers took oath with Mr Rawat today.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday January 31, 2014
Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, 66, has finally paid the price for the shoddy relief and rehabilitation work carried out by his government after last year's flash floods.
India | Devesh Kumar | Thursday January 30, 2014
Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, in the firing line for his inept handling of the relief and rehabilitation work carried out by his government after last year's flash floods, is set to be removed as part of the organizational shakeup being ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Thirty-five of the 77 Union Ministers have failed to file annual details of their assets and liabilities before the Prime Minister even over a month after the passage of the deadline.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
After a gap of nearly three months, pilgrimage to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples formally resumed today as the first batch of nearly 200 devotees paid obeisance at the two Himalayan shrines.
Cities | Ketki Angre | Friday March 15, 2013
Yamuna, the lifeline of Delhi, is on its death bed. Though the river caters to 70% of Delhi's water needs, the city's ever-growing demand and dumping of millions of litres of sewage and untreated waste by 19 canals, is slowly killing the river.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 7, 2012
Bowing to the Supreme Court's directive, Karnataka has begun releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, thus avoiding contempt of court. Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar thereafter flew to New Delhi Friday morning to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Sin...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 28, 2012
Union Minister Harish Rawat, after being denied chief ministership of Uttarakhand, was all smiles today as celebrations broke out at his residence over his elevation to the cabinet rank.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 28, 2012
Harish Rawat was elevated to cabinet rank on Sunday. He was earlier minister of state for agriculture, food processing industries and parliamentary affairs.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 23, 2012
Wednesday's petrol price hike was denounced by the middle class, with some calling it outrageous. "This is shocking and outrageous and will surely break our backs," said salesman Harish Rawat, who uses a scooter to commute in Delhi. "I have no choice...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 1, 2012
After winning the crucial trust vote earlier this week, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna held a meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday to discuss portfolio allocation for ministers of the newly-sworn in government in the st...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 30, 2012
The Congress government in Uttarakhand today crossed one more hurdle in its bid to consolidate its position by winning the Rajya Sabha seat defeating BJP by 8 votes. Congress nominee Mahendra Singh Mahra, a loyalist of union minister Harish Rawat, go...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday March 26, 2012
The Congress government in Uttarakhand has won its first trial of strength today. The party's Govind Singh Kunjwal, a close confidant of Union Minister Harish Rawat, has been elected as the new Speaker of the Uttarakhand Assembly.
India | NDTV Correspondent with PTI inputs | Monday March 19, 2012
Mr Bahuguna is said to announce the name of the sole Rajya Sabha candidate from Uttarakhand. Sources say it could be Mahendra Singh Mahra, two-time MLA and close relative of Mr Rawat.
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday March 18, 2012
The Congress' Uttarakhand crisis refused to die down on Sunday with sulking Union Minister Harish Rawat saying he has not received any 'concrete' proposals from the central leadership to compensate him. Mr Rawat, who was ignored by the party for the ...
India | Reported by Sidharth Pandey; written by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday March 14, 2012
The Congress, battling allies and Opposition alike, can heave a sigh of relief, at least in Uttarakhand. In a definite climbdown from his earlier stand, Harish Rawat - who led a rebellion against Vijay Bahuguna being made as the Uttarakhand Chief Min...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 14, 2012
With Vijay Bahuguna taking oath as Uttarakhand chief minister amid rebellion in the party's state unit, Congress on Tuesday gently reminded Union Minister Harish Rawat that leadership means overcoming personal feelings even in case of "legitimate dis...
Assembly | Reported by Sidharth Pandey | Wednesday March 14, 2012
As Vijay Bahuguna was taking the oath of office at Dehradun, an interesting scene was unfolding at Harish Singh Rawat's house in the capital where since the morning, several of his supporters had descended, shouting slogans in his support.