India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 20, 2015
Expressing concern over growing terror acts across the globe, Union Minister and BJP leader Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti today asserted terrorism shouldn't be linked to any particular religion.
India News | Agencies | Friday November 20, 2015
Terming those who slaughter cows as the country's biggest enemies, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said they had "no right to live in the country".
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shatrughna Singh has been appointed as Uttarakhand Chief Secretary, putting an end to a fortnight long stand-off between the Centre and the state government over the appointment.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday November 9, 2015
Uttarakhand celebrated its 15th Foundation Day across the 13 districts today. Marathons, speeches, cultural programmes and a book release by Chief Minister Harish Rawat were held on the occasion.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
Highlighting the importance of girl education, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said all steps are being taken by the state government to provide better facilities to girls.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on tuesday said the government would seek suggestions from public over the draft of Land Consolidation Bill before sending it to the Assembly.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a mobile application for the annual Badrinath pilgrimage.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday September 5, 2015
Scores of people, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, have thronged to their little house in Uttarakhand's Chandrabani since Wednesday to visit the family, but Rifleman Shishir Thapa, is not coming back.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
An acid attack survivor will be the brand ambassador for women empowerment in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said today.
India News | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday August 15, 2015
After Tamil Nadu and Delhi, Uttarakhand's Harish Rawat government today became the latest to announce cheap food canteens, launching a programme to serve a full meal to the poor at a mere Rs 20.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Chief Minister Harish Rawat has accused the Centre of "quietly" withdrawing the special category status from Uttarakhand and said the state has now demanded special economic incentives in recognition of its environment conservation efforts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
In a sudden curtailment of inter-cadre deputation, the Centre has ordered the transfer of former Personal Secretary to Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Mohammad Shahid to the place of his immediate previous posting, after a sting video purportedly showing him negotiating a bribery deal went public.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today announced that a committee would be formed to identify land for construction of a war memorial in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
Uttarakhand government on Thursday asked the state top cop to examine the authenticity of the sting operation video CD released by BJP accusing Chief Minister Harish Rawat of corruption in liquor licenses.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
After facing disruption in Parliament yesterday over the demand for three top BJP leaders caught in controversies to resign, the party launched a counter attack against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Under attack over the alleged corruption of three of its top leaders, the BJP today released what it described as a sting that establishes a scam in Uttarakhand, where the Congress is in power with Harish Rawat as Chief Minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Secretary N Ravishankar today submitted to Governor Dr Krishna Kant Paul the investigation report on the alleged misuse of relief funds for 2013 natural calamity in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today took part in a grand rath yatra of Lord Jagannath in the city on the lines of Puri Gundicha rath yatra and also offered prayers at an Eidgah in Haridwar on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Ruling Congress in Uttarakhand has demanded that the minimum age for alcohol consumption in the state be raised from 18 to 21 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
NITI Ayog's Chief Ministers Sub-Group on Swachh Bharat Mission headed by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is likely to submit its report to the central government by August 15.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
Fifteen persons were killed and 25 others injured when a bus, travelling from Pithoragarh to Delhi, fell into a deep gorge in Almora district this afternoon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 19, 2015
Withdrawing its decision to stay away from International Yoga Day celebrations, Uttarakhand government has now decided to officially be a part of the event with Chief Minister Harish Rawat scheduled to inaugurate a state-level yoga workshop on June 21.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said the state will not officially be part of the International Yoga Day celebrations slated for June 21 terming the event as a "propagandist exercise".
Blog | Anoop Nautiyal | Tuesday June 16, 2015
It was two years ago, on June 16-17 that the rain came in droves. Gushing waters, cloud bursts and flash floods at 12,000 feet above sea level wreaked havoc for several hours. Hundreds died within minutes and thousands more lost their lives during the next few days. Homes, bridges and roads simply caved in. This was the scene at Kedarnath, the abo...