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Down and out after poll loss, Uttarakhand Congress yet to name Leader of Opposition, PCC chief

April 06, 2022 8:11 pm

Sources blame the indecision on the state unit being demoralised after the elections, with the defeat further exposing different factions and lobby groups within the party.

Will quit politics if proven I gave statement on setting up Muslim varsity in U'khand: Harish Rawat

March 28, 2022 8:45 pm

The assembly elections were held on February 14 and the BJP recorded a big victory for a second consecutive term by winning 47 out of the 70 seats in the state.

Uttarakhand: Accused of selling party tickets after poll drubbing, Harish Rawat suggests Congress should expel him

March 15, 2022 10:40 pm

Referring to himself in the third person, Rawat tweeted: “Congress should end the evil of Harish Rawat in the Holika Dehan.”

Uttarakhand Assembly elections 2022 results: In CM Dhami, Rawat’s defeat, a tradition lives on

March 11, 2022 7:44 am

No sitting chief minister in the state could ever defend his own seat, and the last five chief ministers have been on a political slide after vacating the chair.

Uttarakhand Congress face Harish Rawat fails in bid to dislodge BJP

March 10, 2022 4:17 pm

A five-time MP, Rawat had been the Uttarakhand chief minister from 2014 to 2017. He was also the Union water resources minister in the Congress-led UPA government during 2012-2014.

Uttarakhand Election Results 2022 Highlights: BJP dominates battlefield, wins 47 seats; Dhami submits resignation

March 11, 2022 10:50 pm

Uttarakhand Election Results 2022, UK Assembly Election Result 2022 Highlights: The current trends in Uttarakhand, as updated by the Election Commission, suggest that the ruling BJP has not only successfully battled the anti-incumbency factor in the hill state but also been able to influence voters on issues like national interest, national security, army welfare, and religious tourism.

Uttarakhand: Harish Rawat claims video shows ballot tampering

February 23, 2022 10:25 am

Rawat's spokesman Surendra Kumar refused to disclose the source of the video but claimed that it is from Uttarakhand. The party has not made a formal complaint to the Election Commission in this regard yet but it can take suo motu cognisance of it, he said.

'Cong satisfied with Channi as CM, Sidhu ammo for bigger battle': Harish Rawat

February 17, 2022 4:16 pm

Rawat says Rs 10 crore recovered from Channi’s nephew "peanuts", ED raids won't hurt Congress

Harish Rawat says Shah’s barb against him shows BJP mentality

February 14, 2022 7:34 am

At a rally in Raipur on Saturday, Shah said the Congress is unable to decide the role of Rawat in the coming state Assembly elections, adding his situation was similar to ‘dhobi ka... na ghar ka na ghaat ka’.

'In Mahabharat, Bhishm Pitamah was the eldest but led the battle for 10 days. Those much younger yielded early'

February 10, 2022 2:21 pm

Now, five years after a rebellion briefly deposed him as CM in 2016, Harish Rawat is firmly ensconced as the head of the Congress campaign in Uttarakhand, with his men around, and detractors like Harak Rawat acknowledging his supremacy.


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