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Parrikar redeems pledge to serve Goa until death

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday evening after prolong illness, leaving behind a major political vacuum and a big question mark on the future of the BJP-led coalition Government amid attempts by the Congress to capture power in the coastal State. Parrikar died at his private...

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    Death of an icon

    Manohar Parrikar was a model politician. In his passing, India and Goa have lost a good son Usually when a high-profile politician passes away, particularly in these times of over-sharing on social media, some people tend to reflect on the negative aspects of the person in assessing his legacy. Even if everyone might not share these anecdotes publicly, often...

    First-time voters sound excited about voting for the first time

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and  the chief election commissioner Sunil Arora have been stressing on  the importance of the first- time voters participating in the election as being the future of the participatory democracy. In view of the focus being trained on them, it is interesting to know how the youngsters who are going to exercise their franchise for...

    First day of filing nominations- 48 bought, 0 filed

    Not a single nomination was filed on the first day of filing nominations for the Lok Sabha elections. However, a total of 48 nomination papers were procured from the five Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. Now, only three days are left for purchase and submission of nomination papers- March 19, 22 and 25 since these tasks can be...

    Many BJP & Cong heavyweights fighting shy of contesting poll

    Inconsistent with the line of their parties which are trying hard to field heavyweights in the high-stake electoral battle, many prominent leaders of both Congress and BJP have publically stated their reluctance to contest the election. In the battle field of Uttarakhand where five Lok Sabha constituencies are at stake, both BJP and Congress, the principal political players of...

    UKD announces tentative candidates for 5 constituencies of U’khand

    Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) has announced a tentative list of its candidates at a press conference held on Monday. The state president of the party Diwakar Bhatt said that his party would raise the people-related issues  forcefully in course of the campaigning. “We have been doing so since the time the party came up and the same would continue...

    Champion backtracks after attacking Nishank

    A day after the controversial BJP MLA from Khanpur Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ had kicked up a row by launching an attack on the party MP from Haridwar Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and demanding his replacement for a local leader in the upcoming Lok Sabha poll, the MLA softened stance and said that being a soldier of the saffron brigade, he...

    Public grievances swiftly resolved : CM

    State Govt completes 2 years in office Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that the State Government had completed two years in office. During this time, the state government had ensured transparency and affixed responsibility to facilitate good governance. Rawat said that prime minister Narendra Modi has a special connection with Uttarakhand which is why he has visited the...

    Two years of BJP rule a disaster for U’khand: Congress

    No governance is left in the government While the BJP leaders are busy flaunting the huge achievements of the party-helmed government on completion of its first two years in office, the deputy leader of the Congress legislature party Karan Mahra alleged that Uttarakhand has been downgraded   by at least 15 years during the two- year BJP rule in the...

    Concern raised at names missing from voters list

    Members of Uttarakhand Lokvahini, expressing concern at the names of voters missing from the voters list have opined that a large number of people will be deprived of their right to vote in these Lok Sabha elections due to administrative carelessness. Addressing the media here on Monday, the Uttarakhand Lokvahini head and senior journalist Rajiv Lochan Sah also informed...

    HC directs State to clear pension dues of Late freedom fighter

    Hearing on a special appeal filed by the state government against the high court order of Rs 3.50 lakh penalty on the state for not paying pension and other facilities to freedom fighter Sateshwar Sharma during his lifetime, the division bench of chief justice Ramesh Ranganathan and justice NS Dhanik directed the state government to clear the pension dues...