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U`khand Assembly at Gairsain ends amid ruckus

The three-day session of the Uttarakhand Assembly today came to an end amid pandemonium as Opposition BJP demanded for a debate on issues including "change" in the state`s excise policy.

Gangotri of U`khand`s future development to flow from Gairsain: Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday hit out at the BJP for suggesting that the ruling Congress was using the issue of Gairsain for electoral gains, asserting the Gangotri of the hill state`s future development will flow from the remote hill town.

Uttarakhand govt approves pension scheme for farmers

Ahead of the Gairsain Assembly session, Uttarakhand Cabinet approved two popular schemes including a pension scheme for farmers and a scheme to air-lift doctors to remote areas of the state.

Gairsain session to show respect to U`khand agitators: Rawat

Describing the proposed session of the state Assembly at Gairsain as a token of respect to the sentiments of Uttarakhand statehood agitationists, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday sought opposition BJP`s cooperation in smooth conduct of the House in the hill town.

Rawat confident of holding Assembly session at Gairsain

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat struck a confident pose on Monday over the holding of Assembly session in Gairsain, a remote hill town in Chamoli district, even as doubts were expressed over the move`s feasibility.

U`khand Assembly Speaker for Gairsain as permanent

Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on Saturday favoured Gairsain as the permanent capital of the hill state.

Development of hill areas govt`s top priority: Bahuguna

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna reaffirmed the state government`s commitment to the development of the backward hill areas of the state.

Uttarakhand Govt bans sale-purchase of land at Gairsain

The Uttarakhand government has banned sale and purchase of land at Gairsain where it is going to construct an Assembly building.

Meeting at Gairsain to boost uplift of hill areas: Bahuguna

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the cabinet meeting being held at Gairsain on Saturday is aimed at giving a boost to development activities in the hill areas of the state.