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Uttrakhand needs Rs 3000 crore to make recovery: Harish Rawat

Rawat said he was trying to convey his feelings to PM Modi, who will have to play the role of an elder brother to bail out Uttarakhand from drought like conditions.

Will tell court before decision on lifting President's rule in Uttarakhand: Centre

The court was dealing with an interim application of ex-CM Harish Rawat in which it was apprehended that the Central rule may be lifted to facilitate installation of a BJP-led govt in the state.

Ramdev plotted Uttarakhand government crisis, alleges Congress

The Congress on Thursday accused the famed yoga guru, Baba Ramdev and Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah of fuelling the ongoing political crisis in Uttarakhand and said that they have “hatched a conspiracy to destablise the Harish Rawat-led government”.

Ramdev, Amit Shah plotted Uttarakhand government crisis, alleges Congress

Ramdev, Amit Shah plotted Uttarakhand government crisis, alleges Congress

On March 19, Governor K K Paul had asked the Congress-led state government to prove majority in the House by March 28.

Uttarakhand Governor asks govt to prove majority by March 28, CM Rawat to meet top Congress brass in Delhi on Sunday

Uttarakhand Governor asks govt to prove majority by March 28, CM Rawat to meet top Congress brass in Delhi on Sunday

Uttarakhand CM has alleged that the “top brass of RSS and BJP like Vijayvargiya were making rounds of Dehradun” in order to disablise his government.

Swaraj asks Uttarakhand govt to locate missing Dutch woman

Sabrina Harmes was last seen in Rishikesh on Wednesday and was in a "confused state of mind", her sister Suzanne Lugano said in a tweet to Swaraj.

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NGT pulls up UP, Uttarakhand on rising pollution in Ramganga

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments over rising pollution in river Ganga's tributary Ramganga and asked them to apprise it about the steps taken to prevent discharge of effluents in the water body.

Private educational institutions to get land for schools in hill areas of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government will provide land on lease to reputed private educational institutions to help them open schools in the hill areas.

NGT slams Uttarakhand govt over use of polythene bags in Haridwar

 The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on the Uttarakhand government over non- compliance of its orders in the pilgrimage town of Haridwar including on the ban on use of polythene bags.

Official involved in controversial CD removed as PS to Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat

Under fire over a sting video purportedly showing Chief Minister Harish Rawat's personal secretary negotiating a bribery deal with a middleman for liquor licences, Uttarakhand government has removed the official from the post.

Uttarakhand govt launches call centre for forest-related complaints

The Uttarakhand government today launched 'Forest Friend' call centre at Ramnagar here for quick disposal of complaints pertaining to forest offences and conservation of the Himalayan state's bio-diversity.

Uttarakhand sets up committee to check human-animal conflict

The Uttarakhand government has decided to set up a high-level committee to check rising incidents of human-animal conflict in areas adjacent to forest areas and suggest a mechanism to curb it, an official said on Thursday.

Green tribunal notice over rafting camps in Uttarakhand

Green tribunal notice over rafting camps in Uttarakhand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought an explanation from the central and Uttarakhand governments over rafting activities in Rishikesh, an official said on Monday.

Uttarakhand govt to give pension to statehood agitationists

Uttarakhand government has announced that it will give pension to statehood agitationists aged over 60 years and enact a law in the state Assembly granting 10 per cent reservation to their kin in government jobs.

U`khand govt ignored NRSA report: Environmentalist

Noted environmentalist and Magsaysay awardee Chandi Prasad Bhatt on Sunday said had the government taken the report seriously "destruction in and around Kedarnath shrine would have been much less horrific".

Gujarat govt offers Rs 2 crore to Uttarakhand

Gujarat government on Wednesday offered a financial assistance of Rs 2 crore to rain-ravaged Uttarakhand for relief and rescue operations.

Uttarakhand gets Rs 39 cr for disaster management

Uttarakhand government has released Rs 39 crore for disaster management in view of the state`s extreme vulnerability to natural calamities during monsoon.

Crisis in Vijay Bahuguna govt in Uttarakhand

Crisis in Vijay Bahuguna government in Uttarakhand deepened with five disgruntled Congress MLAs boycotting a meeting convened by him.

BJP demands resignation of Uttarakhand government

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