Trivendra Rawat: News

19 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

03 Jul 2021


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.

14 May 2021


Coronavirus also has a 'right to live,' says ex-Uttarakhand CM

BJP leader and former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat has said the coronavirus is a living organism and has a right to live, triggering a political row and inviting criticism from several sections.

09 Mar 2021


Trivendra Singh Rawat resigns as Uttarakhand Chief Minister

Trivendra Singh Rawat, 60, resigned as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Tuesday, a year before the state is due to hold Assembly elections.

08 Mar 2021


Uttarakhand CM leaves for Delhi amid speculation of leadership change

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat left for Delhi on Monday amid growing speculation about a leadership change in the state.

Uttarakhand: Opening of lake widened to prevent another tragedy

A 30-member team on Monday managed to widen the opening of a lake, formed upstream of the Rishi Ganga river in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, by 15 feet to avert a repeat of the February 7 incident.

09 Feb 2021


Uttarakhand flood: Death toll climbs to 31; rescue operations continue

The death toll in the Uttarakhand flash flood has risen to 31 as five more dead bodies were recovered, authorities said on Tuesday.

09 Feb 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath asks officials to trace missing people in Uttarakhand floods

In a high-level meeting convened at his official residence on Monday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to initiate effective action in collaboration with the Uttarakhand Government to trace missing people of the state in the Uttarakhand floods, the official spokesperson said.

08 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

Uttarakhand floods: 26 bodies recovered, 171 still missing, says police

Over a day since a sudden glacier burst caused the Dhauliganga river in Uttarakhand to flood, 26 dead bodies have been recovered, authorities said.

07 Feb 2021


Uttarakhand: Avalanche triggers flood in Dhauliganga river; 100-150 casualties feared

The water level in the Dhauliganga river rose suddenly after an avalanche on Sunday in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

24 Jan 2021


20-year-old Srishti Goswami is Uttarakhand's CM for one day

In a rare instance of real-life depiction of a movie - Anil Kapoor-starrer Nayak - 20-year-old Srishti Goswami from Haridwar has been given the honor of serving as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand for one day.

06 Jan 2021


Uttarakhand: BJP chief calls Congress leader 'Budhiya,' controversy follows

Bansidhar Bhagat, the President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttarakhand, is being slammed by the Congress after he allegedly called the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Indira Hridayesh a "Budhiya" (old woman).

09 Nov 2020


Uttarakhand CM launches free Wi-Fi for government colleges and universities

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday launched a free high-speed Wi-Fi service for all government colleges and universities in the state.

03 Mar 2020


According to BJP leader, 'gaumutra' and 'gobar' can cure coronavirus

While the world is yet to figure out how to curtail the menace of coronavirus, a BJP leader seems to have cracked it.

Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

Recently, Goa minister Michael Lobo said cows in the coastal state have turned "non-vegetarian," baffling all of us.

18 Feb 2019


Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

Just as the country was reeling from the loss of 40 CRPF soldiers, another braveheart lost his life on Saturday, February 16.

18 Oct 2018


Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat condoles death of ND Tiwari

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today expressed grief at the death of Congress veteran Narayan Dutt Tiwari.

14 Sep 2018


Uttarakhand constructs maximum number of roads under PMGSY: Official

Uttarakhand has been ranked the best among states in India for the construction of the maximum number of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 2017-2018.

01 Sep 2018


Sanjay Dutt to lead anti-drugs campaign by six northern states

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has offered to lead an anti-drugs campaign to be launched by six northern states affected by the drugs menace.

Uttarakhand: 14 killed, 17 injured as bus falls into gorge

Fourteen people were killed and 17 injured in Uttarakhand's Tehri district when a state-run bus they were traveling in fell into a deep gorge around 15km from Chamba town this morning, a senior official said.

08 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Former-UP CM ND Tiwari develops health complications, admitted to hospital

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister ND Tiwari, 92, who has been admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi, yesterday developed health complications, hospital sources said.

02 Jul 2018


Uttarakhand-Principal suspended for 'abusing' CM sahab, now being assured justice

Days after suspending a school principal for "abusing" the CM, the BJP government in Uttarakhand has now reached out to Uttara Pant Bahuguna, assuring support.

01 Jul 2018


45 killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Forty-five people were killed when the bus they were traveling in rolled down a 60m gorge in Pauri Garhwal district this morning, the Uttarakhand Disaster Response Force confirmed.

26 Feb 2018


Uttarakhand BJP MLA Maganlal Shah passes away

Uttarakhand BJP leader and Tharali MLA Maganlal Shah passed away at a private hospital in Dehradun after a prolonged illness, confirmed his family members on Monday. He was 55 at the time of his death.

06 Feb 2018


'Chai-paani' cost the Uttarakhand CMO Rs. 68L in 10 months!

'Chai-paani' (tea and refreshments) has turned out to be a costly affair for the Uttarakhand Chief Minister's office (CMO).

29 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi will spend a whopping Rs. 7.86cr on counting cows!

After banning beef, flagging off cow ambulances and setting-up Aadhaar-like identification system, BJP doesn't disappoint its muse: the cow.

20 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Will redevelop Kedarnath into ideal "tirth kshetra": Modi

After spending Diwali with army and BSF jawans at J&K's Guarez sector, PM Narendra Modi flew to Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Temple before it closes ahead of the winter.

19 Sep 2017


Patanjali eyes Rs. 700cr deal: Second win in two months

According to reports, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali is set to bag a Rs. 700cr contract for mid-day meals in UP schools.

18 Aug 2017


In a first, bureaucrats served notice for skipping I-Day function

For the first time in Uttarakhand, bureaucrats have received show cause notices for not attending Independence Day events.