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  • Satpal Maharaj slams Harish Rawat for 'not' raising Uthrakhand issues in Parliament

    Satpal Maharaj slams Harish Rawat for 'not' raising Uthrakhand issues in Parliament

    Pauri MP Satpal Maharaj, who recently defected to BJP, today attacked Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, saying as a Union minister he had not raised even a single issue related to the state in Parliament.

  • BJP acquires Satpal Maharaj, who spent 20 years with Congress

    BJP acquires Satpal Maharaj, who spent 20 years with Congress

    Satpal Maharaj, a parliamentarian and powerful leader from Uttarakhand, joined the BJP today after more than 20 years as a member of the Congress.

  • Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat charged with molestation

    Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat charged with molestation

    Harak Singh Rawat, a minister in the Congress government in Uttarakhand, has been booked by Delhi Police for allegedly molesting a woman last year.

  • Rs 125 crore additional fund for flood-hit districts in Uttarakhand

    Rs 125 crore additional fund for flood-hit districts in Uttarakhand

    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...

  • Harish Rawat sworn-in as Uttarakhand's eighth Chief Minister

    Harish Rawat sworn-in as Uttarakhand's eighth Chief Minister

    Congress leader Harish Rawat was today sworn in as Uttarakhand's eighth Chief Minister. Eleven other ministers took oath with Mr Rawat today.

  • Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna resigns

    Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna resigns

    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.

  • Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna to resign, may be replaced by Harish Rawat

    Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna to resign, may be replaced by Harish Rawat

    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 ...

  • 35 out of 77 Union ministers fail to provide PM with details of assets

    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.

  • Yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines resumes

    Yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines resumes

    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.

  • Yamuna: a river that's all but dead

    Yamuna: a river that's all but dead

    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.

  • Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

    Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

    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...

  • After missing out in Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat gets Cabinet rank

    After missing out in Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat gets Cabinet rank

    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.

  • Cabinet reshuffle: Harish Rawat elevated to cabinet rank

    Cabinet reshuffle: Harish Rawat elevated to cabinet rank

    Harish Rawat was elevated to cabinet rank on Sunday. He was earlier minister of state for agriculture, food processing industries and parliamentary affairs.

  • Public slams petrol price hike

    Public slams petrol price hike

    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...

  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister meets Sonia Gandhi to discuss portfolio allocation

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister meets Sonia Gandhi to discuss portfolio allocation

    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...

  • Congress wins Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand

    Congress wins Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand

    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...

  • Congress leader Govind Singh Kunjwal elected new Speaker of Uttarakhand Assembly

    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.

  • Harish Rawat's relative to be made Rajya Sabha nominee from Uttarakhand?

    Harish Rawat's relative to be made Rajya Sabha nominee from Uttarakhand?

    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.

  • Congress' Uttarakhand crisis continues

    Congress' Uttarakhand crisis continues

    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 ...

  • Harish Rawat meets Digvijaya Singh, says he remains loyal to Congress

    Harish Rawat meets Digvijaya Singh, says he remains loyal to Congress

    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...

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