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Lok Sabha elections: 42% polling recorded in Uttarakhand till 1 pm

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 07:55

42 percent polling was recorded till 1 pm in Uttarakhand where five Lok Sabha seats went to polls in the eighth phase on Wednesday.

Nishank asks voters to reject Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 19:24

With just a week left for polling in Uttarakhand, BJP nominee from Haridwar Lok Sabha seat Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank today intensified his campaign asking people to reject Congress and vote for BJP saying it alone can provide a strong leadership to the country.

B C Khanduri, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank file nominations for LS polls

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 18:10

Four high-profile candidates, including two former chief ministers, today filed their nomination papers for three out of a total of five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand.

BJP protests flurry of project launches by new Uttarakhand CM

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 16:32

Noisy scenes were witnessed in Uttarakhand Assembly on Tuesday as BJP protested against the state government making "populist" announcements and laying of foundation stones of a slew of development projects over the past few days despite the House being in session.

Uttarakhand budget mere jugglery of figures: Nishank

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 20:42

Uttarakhand`s former CM, BJP leader Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank on Friday termed the state`s annual budget as a mere jugglery of figures, saying it was an attempt to delude the people of the state.

Nishank removes beacons, hooters from his official vehicles

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 14:42

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank removed red beacons and hooters from his official vehicles in the light of a recent Supreme Court order limiting their use only by persons holding constitutional posts.

Longer Army ops could have saved hundreds of lives: Nishank

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 20:18

Former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank said hundreds of lives could have been saved if the rescue operation by the Army in disaster-hit areas of the state had been allowed to continue for longer.

No work in Kedarnath, govt tried to hide its failure: Nishank

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 19:34

BJP leader Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Friday demanded resignation of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, alleging that his government has done nothing to rebuild the Kedarnath shrine and adjoining areas, and has tried to keep its failure under the wraps.

Narrow escape from landslide for Nishank in Uttarkashi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 14:53

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had a narrow escape from a landslide at Netali Maneri marg, a senior official said.

Uttarakhand BJP leaders meet PM, demand Prez rule in the state

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 15:33

A delegation of BJP leaders from Uttarakhand on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded imposition of President`s rule in the flood-ravaged state.

BJP demands resignation of Uttarakhand government

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 19:55

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank on Thursday charged the Vijay Bahuguna government with shielding criminals.

Nishank demands Rawat`s disqualification as MLA

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 15:55

The Bhati Commission is probing over half a dozen alleged scams during the previous BJP government in Uttarakhand.