India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 19, 2017
As many as 85,000 paramilitary personnel have been made available to the Election Commission for deployment in the upcoming assembly elections in five states, including in politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh, beginning February 4.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 18, 2017
With nearly all Congress turncoats fielded by the BJP for the February 15 Uttarakhand Assembly polls, resentment prevails among a section of trusted party leaders who have been denied tickets to make room for candidates imported from outside.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 16, 2017
BJP's Central Election Committee tonight held a meeting to finalise its candidates for Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly polls. The party is likely to announce candidates for a majority of 70 seats in the hill state, which goes to polls on February 14 and for the seats in UP. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah besides o...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 15, 2017
In the run-up to the Uttarakhand Assembly elections, dynastic politics will be at the forefront with leaders from the Congress and the BJP seeking party tickets for their children to carry forward their legacy.
India News | Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Thursday January 12, 2017
Days after his controversial statement blaming Muslims for population growth, BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj has been "censured" by the Election Commission, which said that it would take strict action against the MP if he violates the model code of conduct again. The MCC was made effective on January 4, when the Commission announced the dates for ass...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 11, 2017
The Election Commission on Tuesday warned political parties that it will not remain a "silent spectator" and will undertake stern steps if the model code of conduct or poll laws are violated by them during the forthcoming Assembly elections in five states.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 10, 2017
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was hospitalised here this morning after he complained of high blood pressure and pain in the neck.
Education | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Wednesday January 11, 2017
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams dates have been announced today and the Class 10 board exams will be held from March 9 to April 10. The Class 12 exam will start on March 9 and end on April 29. There was much curiosity among the students and teachers as CBSE decided to postpone the examination dates due to the elections in Utta...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 8, 2017
Strategist Prashant Kishor who has been roped in by Congress for the Uttarakhand polls today met state party chief Kishore Upadhyay, even as Chief Minister Harish Rawat said his involvement will act as a "tonic" for them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 7, 2017
The spell of heavy snowfall which has paralysed Kashmir today had in its grip Himachal Pradesh too while the tourist town of Nainital in Uttarakhand experienced a flurry of white after a gap of two years.
Education | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Friday January 6, 2017
"The timetable for the ISC & ICSE 2017 Examinations is being revised owing to the forthcoming elections to the legislative assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur & Goa.", said the notice posted in its official website of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE), which conducts Indian Certificate of Second...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 6, 2017
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has been roped in by the Congress for the Uttarakhand Assembly election, the third poll-bound state where he will work for the party after Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
India News | Edited By Bhanu Priya Vyas | Thursday January 5, 2017
The budget, set to be announced just three days before five states including Uttar Pradesh start voting, must be rescheduled, opposition parties said to the Election Commission today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 5, 2017
To ensure strict implementation of the Model Code of Conduct, the Election Commission on Wednesday asked political parties in Uttarakhand, which goes to polls on February 15, to remove all their promotional posters put up on the walls in public places and residential areas across the state.
India News | NDTV NEWS DESK | Wednesday January 4, 2017
Assembly elections for the 70 seats in Uttarakhand will be held on February 15, the Election Commission has announced today. The results of the primarily two-sided contest between the ruling Congress and the BJP, will be announced on March 11. In the 2012 assembly elections, the Congress had defeated the BJP in a close call to return to power by wi...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 4, 2017
To ensure more participation of women in the electoral process, the Election Commission today said that it has decided to make special arrangements in form of "all women managed polling stations" in the five states where assembly elections are to be held.
Education | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Wednesday January 4, 2017
Since the Election Commission has declared the dates for assembly elections for Uttar Pradesh in February and March, according to sources, the UP Board examinations will happen after March 11, which happens to be counting day for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa.
India News | NDTV NEWS DESK | Wednesday January 4, 2017
The Election Commission has announced election dates for five states, the results of which will be announced on March 11.
India News | Iain Marlow, Bloomberg | Wednesday January 4, 2017
India's Election Commission announced poll dates for five states -- including Uttar Pradesh, a politically crucial election that will gauge the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of his disruptive cash ban move.
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Wednesday January 4, 2017
Elections have been called in five states including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand. Counting for all states will be held on March 11, the Election Commission has announced. Here's a quick look at the details:
India News | Wednesday January 4, 2017
The Election Commission today announced the dates and phases of elections for 5 states - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa. Voting will take place in a single phase in Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand, while Manipur will have 2 phases of voting, and Uttar Pradesh will have 7 phases of voting. Counting of votes for all states will happ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 4, 2017
With announcement of assembly elections to five states set to be made at noon today, the Election Commission held a meeting with Chief Electoral Officers of poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa to fine tune the arrangements.
NDTVSports | Wednesday January 4, 2017
India cricketer Virat Kohli and his rumoured girlfriend actress Anushka Sharma were seen at the Dehradun airport, where they had gone to spend the Christmas and New Year
Monday January 2, 2017
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are currently holidaying in Uttarakhand
NDTVSports | Friday December 30, 2016
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are currently holidaying in Uttarakhand and seem to be spending some quality time at the well-known Ananda resort.
Friday December 30, 2016
Anushka Sharma, and Virat Kohli, both 28, are holidaying in Uttarakhand
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 28, 2016
Uttarakhand government today instituted a judicial probe into the alleged misappropriation of disaster relief funds in the state after the 2013 natural calamity which claimed thousands of lives, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue to lash out at the Harish Rawat dispensation for corruption.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that demonetisation has destroyed black money, terror funding and human and drug trafficking, all in one stroke. Addressing the BJP's 'parivartan maharally' in poll-bound Uttarakhand, PM Modi hit back at Rahul Gandhi's charge of helping big corporates and the rich and said, his government is focused on wo...
India News | Edited by Arun Nair | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for Char Dham highway project in Uttarakhand. A sum of 12,000-crore has been sanctioned for the 900-km-long highway project that will improve connectivity between the four pilgrimage centres - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
India News | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed a public rally in Dehradun in Uttarakhand where crucial assembly elections will be held soon. This morning, PM Modi also inaugurated the Chardham highway which will improve connectivity between the four pilgrimage centres - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.