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Gopal Rawat returns to BJP with supporters

Former MLA from Narendranagar in Tehri district, Om Gopal Rawat returned to the Bharatiya Janata Party along with his supporters here on Wednesday. A large number of people from Tehri and Uttarkashi district also joined the party at the BJP State office on the occasion. Rawat was earlier in the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal. He had later joined the BJP...

Youth Congress to undertake ‘Mai Bhi Berojgar’ campaign on Modi’s Rudrapur visit

Youth Congress activists would hold protest programmes in all districts and educated unemployed would fry Pakoras To counter ‘ Mai Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign by supporters of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the state  Youth Congress would start a ‘ Mai Bhi Berojgar’ (  I am also unemployed) campaign .  The Youth Congress members would start their campaign from Thursday,...

BJP, Cong seen as main contenders for Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar seat

The contest in the Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar constituency is mainly between the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ajay Bhatt and Congress candidate Harish Rawat. While Bhatt was declared the candidate without any noticeable opposition from within the party, Rawat had to face internal opposition before being finalised as the Congress candidate from this constituency. Due to Bhatt and Rawat in...

Objections raised on ‘Nishank’s’ nomination paper

Serious objections have been raised by an Manish Verma, an independent candidate from the Haridwar parliamentary constituency against the nomination paper of Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Haridwar Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. Till the filing of this report the decision of the returning officer was pending. Verma filed an affidavit raising objections to the returning officer asking that ‘Nishank’s’ nomination...

Clash between BJP MLAs may create problems for party

The infighting between two legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Haridwar district might create problems for the party. The supporters of both the legislators are at loggerheads. A couple of times, war of words has ensued between the two and use of unconstitutional language quite often in their public meetings. A fortnight ago, verbal war began between the...

Police issue prohibition order against habitual offender for LS polls

SSP Dehradun, Nivedita Kukreti directed police force to take appropriate steps to ensure free and fair elections of Lok Sabha In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls the Dehradun police have issued prohibition orders to of 3311 habitual offenders in the district. The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dehradun, Nivedita Kukreti has directed the police force to take appropriate...

Training programme held on Waste Management Rules & amendments

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Uttarakhand State Council with its Centre of Excellence CESD (CII – ITC Center for Excellence and Sustainable Development) organised a day long training programme on waste management rules and their amendments at Haridwar on Tuesday. The programme focused on the importance of waste management, various Acts and rules along with the amendments therein, being notified by...

Villagers mark Chipko anniversary in jungle

The women of Dang village in Uttarkashi district reiterated their commitment to protecting the forests and environment on the anniversary of Chipko movement on Tuesday. Headed by the village Pradhan Rajni Nath, Van Panchayat Sarpanch Sulochana Kaluda and Mahila Mangal Dal head Kusum Gusain, the women of Dang went to the village jungle and tied rakhis on the trees...

HC issues notice to Doon Uni V-C

Hearing on a petition challenging appointment of CS Nautiyal to the post of Doon University vice-chancellor, the high court has issued a notice to him and also directed the State Government, University Grants Commission and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research to respond in three weeks. According to the case details, retired lecturer Yagyadatt Sharma had filed a petition...

HC gives State time in PIL on industrial pollution

Hearing on a public interest litigation against factories in the state not meeting standards of the Central Pollution Control Board, the high court of Uttarakhand set April 3 as the next date for hearing the case. The case came up for hearing before the division bench of chief justice Ramesh Ranganathan and justice NS Dhanik on Tuesday. During the...