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Differences in Congress over Harish Rawat's advice of projecting CM face for assembly polls

January 14, 2021 7:14 pm

The AICC general secretary said how he did not get a place in party posters. Rawat reiterated his stand on the party declaring a CM face in Uttarakhand, saying it will help it electorally.

Harish Rawat demands CM face, Indira Hridayesh seeks invervention of central leadership

January 13, 2021 2:42 pm

Rawat went on to appeal the party to remove him from the line of “collective leadership” and declare party state chief Pritam Singh or leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh as the “CM face”.

Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati should get Bharat Ratna: Ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat

January 05, 2021 8:17 pm

“The Government of India should honour both these personalities with Bharat Ratna this year,” Rawat said.

At Shambhu protest, Cong fails to put up united front

December 15, 2020 1:55 am

Punjab Congress was not able to put up a united show at Shambhu border on Monday during a protest led by PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar in support of farmers’ agitation.

NDA govt doing injustice against Punjab: Rawat

November 10, 2020 9:50 am

AICC general secretary and Punjab affairs incharge Harish Rawat pushes for resuming goods trains in the state and reopening Kartarpur Corridor

Sidhu is like a Rafale, our weapon for next election: Harish Rawat

October 08, 2020 9:23 pm

Congress general secretary in-charge Harish Rawat talks to The Indian Express about the controversies, the gulf between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his former Cabinet colleague Navjot Sidhu, latter’s role in the party.

Rawat’s attempt at unity fails to deliver as Sidhu stays away

October 07, 2020 11:14 am

AICC General Secretary in-charge Harish Rawat managed to get Sidhu on the first day and Rajya Sabha MP Partap Singh Bajwa and Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari on the concluding day of former AICC president Rahul Gandhi’s Kheti Bachao Yatra. However, on Tuesday, Sidhu was conspicuous by his absence.

After Rawat move to placate him, all eyes now on Sidhu’s role during Rahul tractor show

October 03, 2020 3:48 am

In the Chief Minister’s camp, however, sources say that Amarinder was not in favour of getting Sidhu appointed as PPCC chief.

Harish Rawat comes home to a fractured state Congress

September 29, 2020 1:28 pm

Rawat was visiting Punjab for the first time ever since he was appointed party affairs in-charge. He had already met Bajwa and Dullo besides other party MPs, CM and Jakhar in Delhi.

If Delhi needs my help tomorrow, I will willingly offer it: Harish Rawat

September 12, 2020 3:02 pm

Amid differences coming out in open, Punjab Congress gets a tall leader as party in-charge


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