Harish Rawat

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Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

19 Dec 2020

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.

Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders

11 Mar 2020

Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders

The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is facing its biggest crisis after 22 legislators, including six ministers, tendered their resignations.

Guptas leave wedding trash in Auli, to bear cleaning expenses

25 Jun 2019

Guptas leave wedding trash in Auli, to bear cleaning expenses

Recently, the controversial South Africa-based Gupta family held a five-day double wedding affair in the hill station of Auli, Uttarakhand.

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

11 Apr 2019

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.

Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats

07 Jan 2019

Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats

In a surprise move, the Narendra Modi government on Monday approved 10% reservation for economically challenged sections of the society.

Samachar Plus CEO, who led sting operation against politicians, arrested

29 Oct 2018

Samachar Plus CEO, who led sting operation against politicians, arrested

The Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Uttarakhand-based channel Samachar Plus was arrested from his Ghaziabad residence yesterday for allegedly putting pressure on one of his employees to do a sting operation on prominent politicians with an intent to blackmail them.

Ex-IIT Professor GD Agarwal dies during fast-unto-death to save Ganga

11 Oct 2018

Ex-IIT Professor GD Agarwal dies during fast-unto-death to save Ganga

Former IIT Kanpur Professor and Ganga activist, 87-year-old GD Agarwal, passed away on Thursday at AIIMS Rishikesh following a four-month-long hunger strike against authorities.

Three new HC judges, including Justice Joseph, join Supreme Court

04 Aug 2018

Three new HC judges, including Justice Joseph, join Supreme Court

Three high court judges were today appointed to the Supreme Court, taking the total number of judges in the apex court to 25.

Incessant snowfall brings Kedarnath Yatra to a halt

08 May 2018

Incessant snowfall brings Kedarnath Yatra to a halt

Incessant snowfall since last night has prompted authorities to temporarily halt the Yatra to Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, preventing devotees from moving beyond Linchauli and Bhimbali.

'BJP spreading hatred, fear': RaGa launches scathing attack on Modi

29 Apr 2018

'BJP spreading hatred, fear': RaGa launches scathing attack on Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said today that his party, unlike BJP, "respects differences of opinion and will protect any dissenters."

Gujarat Elections: BJP to contest with 14 Congress rebels

24 Oct 2017

Gujarat Elections: BJP to contest with 14 Congress rebels

As BJP aims to win Gujarat's 182-member Assembly with over 150 seats, it has gone all out to ensure this.

Trivendra Singh Rawat sworn in as Uttarakhand CM

18 Mar 2017

Trivendra Singh Rawat sworn in as Uttarakhand CM

Former Uttarakhand BJP chief Trivendra Singh Rawat has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of the state.

Trivendra Singh Rawat to be the next CM of Uttarakhand

17 Mar 2017

Trivendra Singh Rawat to be the next CM of Uttarakhand

The Bharatiya Janata Party has picked Trivendra Singh Rawat to be the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand: BJP wins 57 seats, Rawat accepts defeat

11 Mar 2017

Uttarakhand: BJP wins 57 seats, Rawat accepts defeat

Harish Rawat has accepted defeat in Uttarakhand and the BJP secured 57 seats while Congress got only 11.

Uttarakhand: Congress decimated by BJP, CM Rawat loses both seats

11 Mar 2017

Uttarakhand: Congress decimated by BJP, CM Rawat loses both seats

637 candidates are fighting it out in the 70-seat state. Trends as of 12:25pm showed BJP leading in 52 seats Congress in 14; others 4.

Virat Kohli got paid from Uttarakhand's flood fund?

25 Feb 2017

Virat Kohli got paid from Uttarakhand's flood fund?

According to a reply to an RTI filed by BJP leader Ajendra Ajay, the state government paid Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli from the funds reserved for the upliftment of 2013 Kedarnath flood victims.

Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent

08 Feb 2017

Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent

On 23rd January, the Election Commission had forbidden Congress to initiate its 'unemployment-scheme' in polls-bound Uttrakhand.

Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls

06 Feb 2017

Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls

The two biggest parties in the Uttarakhand elections, the Congress and the BJP, are facing a tough challenge from dissidents who are contesting the polls as independent candidates.

Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP

18 Jan 2017

Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP

Congress leader ND Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar will be joining the BJP ahead of the Uttarakhand Assembly Elections on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight

12 Jan 2017

Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight

Uttarakhand is set to go to polls on 15 February for the 70-seat Assembly; results will be declared on 11 March.

Rape victim apologizes to former Uttarakhand Minister Harak Singh Rawat

04 Aug 2016

Rape victim apologizes to former Uttarakhand Minister Harak Singh Rawat

An alleged rape victim who registered a case against former Uttarakhand Agriculture Minister Harak Singh Rawat accusing him of rape took a U-turn giving him a clean chit.