Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Former CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank arrested along with four MLAs

Nishank alleged that tension in the area was deliberately created by Chief Minister Harish Rawat.

Jun 05, 2016, 05:35 AM IST

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

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

May 07, 2014, 07:55 AM IST

BJP protests flurry of project launches by new Uttarakhand CM

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.

Feb 11, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

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

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.

Sep 13, 2013, 19:34 PM IST

Narrow escape from landslide for Nishank in Uttarkashi

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

Jul 17, 2013, 14:53 PM IST

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

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.

Jul 15, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

Trouble at Nishank`s residence creates flutter in Dehradun

An argument over parking of cars in the city`s VIP area, followed by commotion at the former chief minister`s residence, created a flutter here on Saturday.

Mar 30, 2013, 16:41 PM IST

Two held in connection with threatening calls to former CM

Two persons have been arrested in connection with making a threatening call to former Uttarakhand CM and BJP leader Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

May 20, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

Uttarakhand results: BJP confident of forming govt

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday expressed confidence of forming the government in the state.

Mar 06, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

Prosecute Mayawati for land scam: Nishank

Slamming the Mayawati government,
former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said UP has become one of the worst developed states during BSP rule.

Feb 27, 2012, 13:18 PM IST

Nishank’s assets Rs 65 lkh, Khanduri’s Rs 2.52 cr

Former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal `Nishank`owns movable and immovable properties worth about Rs 65 lakhs.

Jan 12, 2012, 00:58 AM IST

BC Khanduri sworn in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister

BC Khanduri on Sunday took over as the new Uttarakhand CM, vowing to fight corruption.

Sep 11, 2011, 09:33 AM IST

BJP removes Nishank as Uttarakhand CM

Seeking to salvage its sagging
image in poll-bound Uttarakhand, BJP announced BC Khanduri would replace Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank as the CM.

Sep 10, 2011, 11:54 AM IST

BJP for change of guard in Uttarakhand?

Ahead of the assembly elections
due in the next few months, speculation is rife in
Uttarakhand unit of ruling BJP tonight about a change of guard
in the wake of a series of alleged scams facing the government.

Sep 09, 2011, 08:56 AM IST

Uttarakhand CM announces four new districts

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhriyal Nishank on Monday announced the creation of four more
districts and plans to enact a law against corruption in the
hill state.

Aug 15, 2011, 14:42 PM IST

U’khand issues high alert, Nishank condemns blasts

The Uttarakhand government has issued a high alert following serial blasts in Mumbai with
Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank expressing concern over the explosions.

Jul 14, 2011, 15:35 PM IST

U`khand CM walks barefooted to protest fuel hike

Senior BJP leaders, including state party president Bishan Singh Chufal along with scores of party workers attended the march, the officials said.

Jun 27, 2011, 13:43 PM IST

Uttarakhand government should be sacked: Cong

Leader of Opposition in state Assembly has demanded that the state government be sacked over its negligence of Swami Nigamanand issue.

Jun 18, 2011, 16:41 PM IST

Women Congress workers present binoculars to Pokhriyal

In a humorous way of protest, a group of women belonging to state Congress, on Saturday presented a set of binoculars to the CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank so that he could trace the development work "being boasted" by him.

May 28, 2011, 22:32 PM IST

Nishank won`t be only face of party in U`khand polls: BJP

In the backdrop of factionalism
in Uttarakhand`s ruling BJP ahead of assembly polls, the party
top brass on Thursday gave indications it was not happy with the
functioning of Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

May 26, 2011, 19:28 PM IST