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Sting CD: CBI rejects Rawat govt notice withdrawing probe

The case was handed over to the CBI when President’s Rule was imposed in the state.

Sharp Pranab blunting his edge? Uttarakhand makes Cong ask

On Uttarakhand, the Union Cabinet met late at night on March 26 to recommend President’s Rule on grounds that the High Court found very weak.


CM Rawat meets Sonia, ducks question on holding early polls

He also made it clear that there was no scope for rapprochement with the rebels who had joined hands with the BJP.

Congress after Uttarakhand

The lesson should not be to exult in a moral high ground, but to realise that the party is still tottering.

After floor test: In RS, Cong blocks Uttarakhand budget for a day

Uttarakhand has been under President’s Rule since March 27, and the government had issued an ordinance on March 31 to ensure that the state’s expenditures in the new financial year had legal sanctity.

Uttarakhand floor test- A tale of 2 MLAs: Arya in, Arya out

The Indian Express profiles the two MLAs who switched sides Tuesday.


Playing nanny

One of the questions in Uttarakhand, after the floor test: Was the Supreme Court’s handholding necessary?

Real hero in Uttarakhand is Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal

Uttarakhand Speaker has served the interests of his party very effectively by allowing the passage of a money backed by a minority.

As Harish Rawat faces Uttarakhand floor test today, recalling use, misuse of Art 356

The decades of the 70s and 80s were especially notorious for its misuse — and almost all dispensations have used the provision during their time in power at the Centre.

Uttarakhand crisis: In Dehradun, BJP and Cong brace for big test

The run-up to the big day saw state leaders in a last-minute huddle with national leaders of both parties holding meetings the whole day.

Uttarakhand crisis Videos

Uttarakhand Crisis: Centre Sending AG To Nainital For Stay On Order

In a bind after the Uttarakhand High Court ordered a floor test in the assembly on March 31, the Centre decided Tuesday to rush its top law officer, Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi, to Nainital. On Wednesday, when the High Court begins its sitting, the AG and other senior law officers, including Additional Solicitors General […]

Idea Exchange With Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya criticises the Uttarakhand Governor’s move to give CM Harish Rawat time till March 28 to prove his majority, talks about the beef ban and the controversy over the ‘Bharat Mata ki jai’ slogan, and says Ram temple is “not a poll issue” but is on the BJP’s “agenda”. See […]


Uttarakhand Crisis: Cong, BJP Delegations Meet President, Ask For Time To Prove Majority

The BJP on Monday asked President Pranab Mukherjee to dismiss the Uttarakhand government and give them time to prove majority on the floor of the state Assembly. A five-member delegation of the BJP including partyy general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and state BJP unit chief Ajay Bhat met Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday evening. “We […]