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Fresh summons to Harish Rawat in corruption case

New Delhi: The CBI on Sunday asked Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat to appear before the agency on May 24 in connection with a probe into the sting operation involving him. Rawat has been asked to appear on Tuesday, official sources said The CBI had last week rejected the Uttarakhand government’s notification withdrawing the case

Fresh forest fires in Uttarakhand  

Dehradun: Soaring temperatures in Uttarakhand reignited forest fires in the hill state today, with nearly 180 hectares of green cover gutted in the fresh fire incidents in Uttarkashi district. Currently 180 hectares of forest land spread over 111 places in the district are in flames, Uttarkashi District Magistrate Shridhar Babu Addanki said. “Rangers and Divisional

Harish Rawat returns as Uttarakhand CM

New Delhi/Dehradun: Harish Rawat was on Wednesday restored as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, 46 days after he was ousted by the Centre in a political battle that ended in a setback to Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government as the Supreme Court on Wednesday put its stamp of approval on the floor test in

Union Cabinet recommends revocation of President’s rule 

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today recommended revocation of President’s rule in Uttarakhand soon after the Supreme Court put its stamp on the floor test in the Assembly won by Harish Rawat yesterday and directed that he be reinstated. The Cabinet met briefly at Parliament House at around 12.45 PM after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

Big Breaking: Harish Rawat gets the majority in Uttarakhand – reports

Haridwar: As per reports, Harish Rawat has achieved the majority mark in the floor test in the State Assembly here on Tuesday. Sources say that Congress got the support of 34 MLAs. Congress state president Kishore Upadhayay has congratulated the Congress workers, who have started to gather at the Congress headquarters here.  (More details coming up)

Principal Secretary, Legislative Assembly, will come to the apex court on May 11 with all documents including the videograph of the proceeding in a sealed cover: SC. PTI

Uttarakhand: Principal Secretary, Legislative Assembly, will come to the apex court on May 11 with all documents including the videograph of the proceeding in a sealed cover: SC.

Earthquake jolts Uttarakhand at midnight

Lucknow/Dehradun:  People in many parts of Uttarakhand were jolted at the midnight when an earthquake hit the hill state, officials said on Friday. The tremors were felt in Bagheshar, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Chamoli and Bhimtal. People rushed out of their houses and spent the night under the open sky. Officials told IANS that the tremors were

Ruckus in Parliament over Uttarakhand, Arunachal

New Delhi: Angry over the imposition of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh, Congress on Monday created ruckus in Parliament, accusing the NDA government of toppling democratically-elected governments of opposition parties, a charge rejected by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The issue generated heat in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on the opening

Cong gives notice for RS debate, resolution on Uttarakhand

New Delhi: 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 imposition of President’s Rule there. The notices given by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and Deputy Leader of

Not a good omen

What has been witnessed in Uttarakhand, which culminated in the restoration of Harish Rawat led Congress government in the state on Thursday after the High Court verdict, will always be discussed and debated by the lovers and well-wishers of democracy. An elected government is not dismissed either on the basis of ‘orchestrated reasons’ or if

SC stays Uttarakhand HC order till April 27

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Uttarakhand High Court order, removing President’s rule in the hill state and restoring Congress’ Harish Rawat as chief minister, be kept in abeyance till April 27. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Mishra, while passing its orders, said the high court will deliver its reasoned judgement

Uttarakhand has got justice, says Rawat

Dehradun: Uttarakhand’s ousted Congress chief minister Harish Rawat on Thursday hailed the high court decision to axe President’s Rule in the state as a victory for the people. “Uttarakhand has got justice,” a visibly pleased Rawat told the media shortly after the Uttarakhand High Court gave a ruling that is widely seen as a huge

U’khand Police horse ‘Shaktiman’ dead

 Animal rights activist Gauri Maulekhi said: “Shaktiman died the same day when it was attacked and its leg broken. Horses with such weight have very little chance to live on three legs. We were mentally prepared for this but political parties are playing blame games.”  Neha Joshi, BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi’s daughter, claimed: “Many television

Haryana CM visits Uttarakhand for water supply project revival

Dehradun: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar visited the site of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttrakhand, which was discontinued in 1992 for want of funds. Khattar spoke to union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti about the project, officials said. The Planning Commission in 1976 had accorded approval for construction of this dam, which was to