Lalmani Verma

Articles By Lalmani Verma

Assembly bypolls: In Azam stronghold Rampur, BJP plays up ‘sabka vishwas’ slogan

The SP has fielded Rajya Sabha MP Tazeen Fatma, but the ruling BJP knows that it is the influence of her husband, SP leader and Rampur MP Azam Khan, they are up against.

Assembly bypolls: Muslim, Dalit voters, ‘outsider’ tag make Gangoh a tough fight for BJP

Out of the nearly 3.69 lakh voters in Gangoh 1.20 lakh are Muslims and 80,000 Dalits.

Uttarakhand: BJP warns MLAs: Speak carefully, or face action

The warning, which comes after multiple recent incidents of party leaders making controversial remarks, were issued during a meeting at the BJP state headquarters in Dehradun.

Row brews on anti-Muslim remarks, Uttarakhand BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral claims video doctored

A video, purportedly showing him making objectionable remarks against Muslims, saying that he does not “need votes of Muslims”, was widely circulated.

Top Akhara body backs Chinmayanand, demands action against student

The woman and three men have been booked for allegedly blackmailing and trying to extort Rs 5 crore from Chinmayanand, and along with the former MP, are lodged in Shahjahanpur jail.

Uttarakhand: In rebellion for panchayat seats, BJP expels 96, sends notice to MLA

This is the first time that the BJP is taking action against so many of its own. The party top brass will be meeting in Dehradun on October 14 to discuss the panchayat polls and other organisational matters.

A mobile app that helps govt doctors, nurses to monitor the health of pregnant women

The administration has opened a six-bed "Prityasha" (meaning hope) ward, which provides free of cost specialised care to such pregnant women who face high risks.

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

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.

Decoding the verdict: Vote-share boost for runner-up SP, setback for BSP in Hamirpur

The BJP’s Yuvraj Singh won the seat handsomely by defeating SP candidate Manoj Prajapati by over 17,000 votes, while the BSP’s Naushad Ali came a poor third.

Uttarakhand: BJP acts against 40 leaders for anti-party activities

Party state general secretary Rajendra Bhandari issued a list of these 40 leaders on Sunday stating that action against them has been taken considering reports of their indulgence in anti-party activities.

Modi an angel for people of J&K, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

The minister’s remark came a day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly.

Illegal for advocates to boycott court: Uttarakhand HC

The court also said that a litigant, who suffers entirely on account of his advocate’s non-appearance in court, can sue the lawyer for damages.

Mayawati dissolves Rajasthan BSP executive

The BSP’s Rajasthan in-charge, Bhagwan Singh Baba, told The Indian Express that the 21-member state executive of the party has been dissolved. He added that the development should not be seen as linked with the step taken by the MLAs last week.

Dehradun BJP leader held in case of illicit liquor deaths

Hours before Sonkar’s arrest, Uttarakhand BJP expelled him from the party’s primary membership.

An app to map Ganga water, aquatic life

The app will provide field researchers with a complete data entry solution to monitor the aquatic population in the river.

Uttarakhand: Spike in dengue cases, officials cite climate

With maximum cases being reported from plains as compared to hills, Health department officials are citing climate change as a reason for spread of the disease.

Uma Bharti: Like breathing, economy also faces ups and downs

Uma Bharti said this is just a phase and compared the present scenario with breathing exercise, stating that one may breathe in and breathe out, but the body per se keeps functioning.

Uttarakhand plans bio-fences to check man-animal conflict

According to officials, lemongrass, agave, rambans, and certain species of chilly and some other plant species have been identified to be grown at areas where wild animals enter residential areas and near forests.

Mayawati says Congress untrustworthy, anti-SC, OBC

Mayawati said despite BSP’s unconditional support to the Congress in this year’s Lok Sabha elections, the grand old party has betrayed its trust.

Uttarakhand CM says will talk NRC with cabinet, implement if needed

Rawat made the remark while speaking to the media after taking part in a cleanliness campaign as part of the Sewa Saptah that the local BJP unit has organised to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.