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Left Congress after four decades with heavy heart: Yashpal ​Arya

Senior Congress leader and former Uttarakhand PCC president Yashpal Arya, who on Monday joined the BJP, said he quit the grand old party with a "heavy heart".

Harish Rawat briefly hospitalised with neck pain

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was briefly admitted to a government hospital here on Tuesday after he complained of uneasiness and neck pain, officials said.

BJP to emerge as winner in Uttarakhand Assembly elections, likely to bag 41-46 seats: Survey

BJP to emerge as winner in Uttarakhand Assembly elections, likely to bag 41-46 seats: Survey

Assembly elections in UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be held between February 4 and March 8.

BJP lashes at CM Harish Rawat over his proposed fast in Delhi

Opposition BJP today hit out at Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for his proposed fast against the rejection of the state government's masterplan on Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone, accusing him of having done nothing as a minister when a 100 km area along Bhagirathi in Uttarkashi district was notified as an ESZ.

Uttarakhand CM to sit on day-long fast in Delhi over rejection of ESZ master plan

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will sit on a day-long fast in Delhi on Thursday against the rejection of the state government's zonal master plan for Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), which he termed as the "biggest blow" to the state's interests.

Misappropriation of Uttarakhand disaster relief funds: CM Harish Rawat orders probe

Misappropriation of Uttarakhand disaster relief funds: CM Harish Rawat orders probe

Uttarakhand government on Wednesday instituted a judicial probe into the alleged misappropriation of disaster relief funds in the state after the 2013 natural calamity which claimed thousands of lives, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue to lash out at the Harish Rawat dispensation for corruption.

Sting CD case: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat won't appear before CBI

Sting CD case: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat won't appear before CBI

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will not appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday.

Virat Kohli, Anushhka Sharma spotted in Uttarakhand to celebrate Christmas – See Pic!

Virat Kohli, Anushhka Sharma spotted in Uttarakhand to celebrate Christmas – See Pic!

Kohli was made the brand ambassador of Uttarakhand by the state tourist department in April.

CBI summons Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat in sting case

The CBI on Friday said it has summoned Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for further questioning over a "sting" video that purportedly shows him offering bribes for legislative support in the assembly.

Facing flak for giving 'namaz' break, Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat announces 'short breaks' for all

Facing flak for giving 'namaz' break, Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat announces 'short breaks' for all

Under attack for declaring a 90-minute 'namaz' break for Muslims for Friday prayers, the Harish Rawat government has now said that Uttarakhand government employees, irrespective of their religion, caste and creed, will be allowed "special short breaks" to offer prayers during their festivals if they make a request for it.

Uttarakhand Assembly elections: Congress to join hands with Progressive Democratic Front?

Uttarakhand Assembly elections: Congress to join hands with Progressive Democratic Front?

In a bid to win Uttarakhand Assembly elections, Congress may join hands with Progressive Democratic Front (PDF).

What if Hindus ask for break for prayer? BJP asks Harish Rawat after Uttarakhand govt gives Muslims special break on Friday

What if Hindus ask for break for prayer? BJP asks Harish Rawat after Uttarakhand govt gives Muslims special break on Friday

A cabinet meeting on Saturday, chaired by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, decided that a special break will be given to the employees from the Muslim community.

Muslim govt employees get special break for Friday prayers in Uttarakhand

A special 90-minute break will be given to the government employees from the Muslim community in Uttarakhand for Friday prayers, official sources said.

2013 Uttarakhand floods: CM Harish Rawat admits 31 skeletons found near Kedarnath

2013 Uttarakhand floods: CM Harish Rawat admits 31 skeletons found near Kedarnath

The Uttarakhand government on Monday admitted that many skeletons had been recovered from near the Kedarnath temple that was badly hit by flash floods and heavy rains in 2013.

President Pranab Mukherjee pays obeisance at Kedarnath shrine

President Pranab Mukherjee pays obeisance at Kedarnath shrine

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday paid obeisance at the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on the second day of his three-day visit to the hill state. 

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Uttarakhand

President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a four-day visit to Uttarakhand from September 27 during which he will go to Kedarnath to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrine along with his family and take part in the Ganga Arti at Haridwar.

Himalayas can be saved only by involving people: Rawat

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said the mission to save the Himalayas can achieve its objective only when people who depend on the mountains for their livelihood are involved in the exercise.

BJP demands Harish Rawat's resignation over rape victim's allegation

BJP demands Harish Rawat's resignation over rape victim's allegation

Uttarakhand BJP has demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Harish Rawat following allegations made by a woman in connection with a rape case lodged against BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat, saying "conspirators had no right to remain in power".

BJP MLA Harak Singh Rawat booked in rape case - Know what happened

BJP MLA Harak Singh Rawat booked in rape case - Know what happened

The Uttarakhand Police on Saturday booked BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat after a complaint on charges of rape and harassment was lodged against him. 

Chinese troops camp in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, PLA helicopter violates Indian airspace

Chinese troops camp in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, PLA helicopter violates Indian airspace

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday confirmed Chinese incursion into the Indian territory at Barahoti in Chamoli district of the state.