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Uttarakhand crisis


Sting CD: CBI rejects Rawat govt notice withdrawing probe

May 19, 2016 12:56 am

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

May 15, 2016 4:31 am

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

May 13, 2016 2:56 am

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

May 12, 2016 8:04 am

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

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

May 11, 2016 6:22 am

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

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

May 11, 2016 7:31 am

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.

Playing nanny

May 11, 2016 12:00 am

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

May 10, 2016 10:30 pm

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

May 10, 2016 7:39 am

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

May 09, 2016 9:23 pm

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.