Tag: Central Government

Mininsters continue to embarrass Government in Assembly for 2nd consecutive day

Unsatisfied by Rekha Arya’s response Speaker suspends question In a major embarrassment for the Government, a visibly disappointed Speaker Prem Chand Agarwal suspended a question on the status of cow in Uttarakhand after the House was left unsatisfied with the answer given by the Minister of State for Animal Husbandry Rekha Arya. In a question, the BJP MLA from Salt,...

Andhra, Bengal clip CBI wings

‘General consent’ according to the Central agency to exercise its authority in States withdrawn Setting the stage for a bitter confrontation between the Centre and States, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal Governments have withdrawn the “general consent” accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to exercise its authority in the States. First, it was Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister...

BJP intensifies campaign for ULB elections

Chief Minister and state BJP chief begin campaigns The Bharatiya Janata Party has intensified its campaign for the urban local body elections with chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and BJP state president Ajay Bhatt starting their campaign tours on Sunday. Former chief ministers, MPs, state cabinet ministers and senior party leaders have also started campaigning in support of party...

RSS miffed at SC’s no priority to temple

Hindus insulted, says Sangh, urges the court to revise order, says it may start 1992-like agitation for Ayodhya cause Observing that Hindus in the country felt “insulted” over remark made by the Supreme Court while postponing Ram Mandir hearing to January that it had its own priorities, the RSS on Friday urged the apex court to reconsider its priority...

TDP holds Cong hand for anti-BJP front

Naidu terms alliance with Cong a ‘democratic compulsion’ to save India Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday discarded his party’s age-old anti-Congress stance and called on Congress president Rahul Gandhi as well several Opposition leaders in a bid to script a pre-poll Opposition alliance to take on the BJP. Naidu’s meeting with Rahul came...

Guv offers prayers in Badrinath on Vijay Dashami

Guv prayers at Badrinath shrine on the occasion of Vijay Dashami Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya offered prayers at Badrinath shrine on the occasion of Vijay Dashami on Friday. She was accompanied by her husband Pradeep Kumar Maurya on the occasion. After paying obeisance at the shrine, the Uttarakhand Governor later chaired a meeting with district-level officials to review...

Waterman of India starts journey to Gaumukh

Rajendra Singh begins the walk in support of Gyan Swaroop Sanand fasting for Ganga protection Monday, 01 October 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– Lambasting the Central Government for doing little to clean and preserve the Ganga river, the waterman of India, Rajendra Singh started his walk to Gaumukh from Haridwar on Sunday. The purpose of the walk is to spread awareness among...

Suspended IAS officer Pandey approaches HC

Pankaj Kumar Pandey filed an application in the High Court of Uttarakhand seeking anticipatory bail Thursday, 27 September 2018 | PNS | Nainital– One of the two Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers suspended for alleged role in the national highway 74 compensation scam, Pankaj Kumar Pandey filed an application in the High Court of Uttarakhand seeking anticipatory bail. His plea is expected...

MIN SURVEYS FLOOD AFFECTED HARIDWAR, KOTDWAR AREAS

Saturday, 01 September 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– The Central Government has provided its approval in principle to Rs 30 crore for flood control works. Stating this, the State Flood Control Minister Satpal Maharaj informed that land loss on the right bank of the Ganga in Haridwar has caused considerable damage to agricultural land. Similarly, the Solani river too has caused waterlogging...