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U'khand HC asks CBI not to file chargesheet against Harish Rawat without prior permission

January 07, 2020 10:19 pm

A sting video had surfaced during president's rule in Uttarakhand in 2016 purportedly showing former CM Harish Rawat negotiating a deal to buy the support of disgruntled party MLAs.

Harish Rawat announces Ayodhya visit on November 29

November 12, 2019 3:13 am

In multiple tweets on Saturday, Rawat wrote, “The country has to walk a long distance from here and we can only progress together. I will go to Ayodhya on November 29 to express thanks to my deity Raja Ram Chandra.”

CBI books Congress’ Rawat, BJP minister for 2016 bids to buy MLAs

October 24, 2019 4:15 am

The CBI’s FIR is based on the findings of a preliminary enquiry launched in April 2016, following a “sting operation” video that purportedly showed Harish Rawat discussing a payoff with Harak Singh Rawat in lieu of the support of rebel Congress MLAs.

Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat booked by CBI in horse-trading case

October 23, 2019 5:29 pm

A video purportedly showed Harish Rawat discussing money to win back the support of disgruntled MLAs who had crossed over to the BJP so that he could to get back to power.

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat hospitalised

October 07, 2019 10:17 pm

"Check-ups of a routine nature were conducted and all his reports are normal. There is nothing to worry," his chief spokesman Surendra Kumar said, adding he will be discharged soon.

Uttarakhand HC allows CBI to file FIR against ex-CM Harish Rawat

October 01, 2019 4:41 am

The court said that action taken after filing of FIR shall be subject to the decision in the petition filed by Rawat. He had filed a writ petition challenging the CBI notification initiating an inquiry on April 2, 2016.

Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat courts arrest in Gairsain

July 12, 2019 10:25 pm

Rawat was joined by former Assembly speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal, former deputy speaker A P Maikhuri, Congress MLA Karan Mahra, and others as he arrived in Gairsain and led a procession to the Ramlila ground.

Day after Rahul's resignation, Harish Rawat steps down as Congress in-charge of Assam

July 04, 2019 1:39 pm

Rawat said as the in-charge of party affairs in Assam, he was responsible for the below-par performance of the Congress in the parliamentary polls and thus, had decided to step down from the post.

Interview: Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat

May 24, 2019 9:18 am

Speaks to Kavita Upadhyay after the Congress’s debacle in all five seats in the state, including his own defeat from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar seat.

Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar: Sole seat in Uttarakhand where competition is on cards for BJP

April 10, 2019 1:50 am

This is where senior Congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat is contesting against Uttarakhand BJP president Ajay Bhatt.


Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat meets Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

June 08, 2015 5:30 pm

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his meeting with Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat.


Calling Rahul a 'traitor' reflects BJP's ideology: Congress

February 18, 2016 8:14 am

Dehradun, New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Lashing out on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kailash Choudhary for calling Rahul Gandhi a 'traitor', Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said anyone who express his views against BJP's ideology and protest against it is 'traitor' for them. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader Shobha Oza said the BJP MLA's statement reflects the ideology of entire BJP and RSS, which intends to suppress everyone who stands against them.

Ardh Kumbh Mela starts in Haridwar

January 12, 2016 9:38 am

Haridwar, Jan 12 (ANI): The Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016 started on Tuesday at Haridwar’s ‘Har ki Pauri’ ghat. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat also offered prayers. The observance of Maha Kumbh Mela has achieved international popularity as 'The biggest act of faith'. Millions of pilgrims come to participate in the holy event of Maha Kumbh with tremendous faith. The pilgrims come from all walks of life, with a belief that their sins will be washed off in the holy waters of the sacred river Ganges if they take a dip during the Kumbh. The Ardh Kumbh Mela will take place in the holy city of Haridwar from January 2016 to April 2016.

Kedarnath Disaster Relief Scam, investigations to reveal status quo: Harish Rawat

January 08, 2016 11:56 am

Dehradun, Jan 08 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said that investigations could be carried on regarding the Kedarnath Disaster Relief Scam. He stated that 3.5 crore had been already spent on a single village. He added that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigated the matter only after an FIR was lodged. The people were otherwise alleging that they did not have any evidences to prove the criminality. He said it was a conspiracy to defame the state.

CM Harish Rawat on Niti Aayog

January 19, 2015 9:44 am