Articles about Pushkar Singh Dhami

Char Dham Yatra: Health screening amid pilgrim deaths; details here

16 May 2022

India
Char Dham Yatra: Health screening amid pilgrim deaths; details here

Following the death of 39 pilgrims since the Char Dham Yatra commenced on May 3, the Uttarakhand government has started health screening of devotees at specific points on travel routes as well as at the entry and registration sites.

Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

06 May 2022

India
Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

After a gap of over two years—courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic—the doors (kapat) of the holy temple of Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand finally opened for devotees on Friday.

Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM for second term

23 Mar 2022

Politics
Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM for second term

Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at the Parade Ground in Dehradun.

Pushkar Singh Dhami named Uttarakhand CM for second term

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Pushkar Singh Dhami named Uttarakhand CM for second term

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pushkar Singh Dhami will serve as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, the party has decided.

Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

The newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs took the oath of office on Monday at a ceremony held at the Uttarakhand Assembly in Dehradun.

Suspense continues over names of next Uttarakhand, Goa chief ministers

15 Mar 2022

Politics
Suspense continues over names of next Uttarakhand, Goa chief ministers

After the conclusion of assembly elections in five states, suspense over who will be the chief minister in Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur remains.

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami resigns day after election result

11 Mar 2022

Politics
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami resigns day after election result

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and the state cabinet tendered their resignation to Governor Gurmit Singh at Raj Bhawan on Friday.

Uttarakhand CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if re-elected

12 Feb 2022

Politics
Uttarakhand CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if re-elected

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday promised to implement a Uniform Civil Code in the state if his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retains power in the upcoming elections.

Vijay Rawat, brother of late CDS Bipin Rawat, joins BJP

19 Jan 2022

Politics
Vijay Rawat, brother of late CDS Bipin Rawat, joins BJP

Colonel (Retired) Vijay Rawat, the younger sibling of the late Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi on Wednesday.

Red alert sounded as rains batter Uttarakhand; 17 dead

19 Oct 2021

India
Red alert sounded as rains batter Uttarakhand; 17 dead

The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand has been battered by non-stop heavy rains since Sunday night.

Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

11 Oct 2021

Politics
Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

In a major blow to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttarakhand, state minister Yashpal Arya and his MLA son Sanjeev Arya rejoined the rival Indian National Congress ahead of Assembly polls next year.

Rapid rise in population causing demographic changes: Uttarakhand Government

25 Sep 2021

India
Rapid rise in population causing demographic changes: Uttarakhand Government

The Uttarakhand government has said the rapid rise in population is causing demographic changes in certain areas of Uttarakhand, resulting in the migration of several communities from those places besides posing a threat to communal peace.

After 3 months, Uttarakhand HC allows Char Dham Yatra resumption

16 Sep 2021

India
After 3 months, Uttarakhand HC allows Char Dham Yatra resumption

The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday lifted its stay on the Char Dham Yatra with some restrictions.

Uttarakhand: BJP Minister suggests 'app to divert rain'; gets mocked

31 Aug 2021

Politics
Uttarakhand: BJP Minister suggests 'app to divert rain'; gets mocked

Uttarakhand Minister Dhan Singh Rawat has grabbed attention after a video of him went viral on social media, where he was heard talking about a mobile application to "regulate excessive rainfall."

Uttarakhand: Four killed as three houses collapse after heavy rains

30 Aug 2021

India
Uttarakhand: Four killed as three houses collapse after heavy rains

Four people, including three children, were killed and several others went missing after three houses collapsed in a village following heavy rains in Dharchula sub-division in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, officials said.

Non-bailable warrants issued in fake COVID-19 testing scam during Kumbh

30 Aug 2021

India
Non-bailable warrants issued in fake COVID-19 testing scam during Kumbh

A Haridwar court has issued non-bailable warrants against Mallika and Sharat Pant of Max Corporate services and Dr. Navtej Nalwa of Nalwa Path Labs in connection with fake COVID-19 tests conducted during Kumbh.

Uttarakhand: Ex-Army officer Ajay Kothiyal AAP's pick for CM candidate

17 Aug 2021

Politics
Uttarakhand: Ex-Army officer Ajay Kothiyal AAP's pick for CM candidate

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced that retired Army officer Ajay Kothiyal will become the party's Chief Ministerial face in the 2022 Uttarakhand Assembly elections.

No live-streaming of ceremonies from Himalayan temples: Devasthanam Board

17 Jul 2021

India
No live-streaming of ceremonies from Himalayan temples: Devasthanam Board

The Chardham Devasthanam Board on Friday decided not to permit live-streaming of ceremonies from the Sancta Sanctorum of Uttarakhand's famous Himalayan temples in reverence to the religious beliefs associated with them, officials said.

UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

14 Jul 2021

India
UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uttarakhand: Man arrested for posing as sadhu, duping jeweler's wife

12 Jul 2021

India
Uttarakhand: Man arrested for posing as sadhu, duping jeweler's wife

A conman masquerading as a sadhu was arrested in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh for allegedly duping a jeweler's wife of cash and jewelry worth around Rs. 1.75 crore, police said on Monday.

Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM; ministers take oath

04 Jul 2021

Politics
Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM; ministers take oath

Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at a ceremony in Raj Bhawan in the state capital Dehradun.

Pushkar Singh Dhami to become Uttarakhand's new Chief Minister

03 Jul 2021

Politics
Pushkar Singh Dhami to become Uttarakhand's new Chief Minister

Pushkar Singh Dhami, 45, will become the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislative party decided in a meeting this afternoon.