Champion opened fire at minister`s residence: Kunjwal

Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on Friday confirmed it was Congress MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion who had opened fire during a party at the official residence of Minister Harak Singh Rawat here.

U’khand floods: Rains prevent rescuers from extricating bodies from rubble

Rains prevented rescuers from reaching Kedarnath to extricate bodies buried in rubble even as NDMA said death toll could be "huge" as they gain access to areas ravaged by flash flood.

Uttarakhand Speaker pegs death toll at 10,000; CM disagrees

Confusion prevailed over the death toll in the Uttarakhand rain-flood tragedy with the state assembly speaker claiming over 10,000 people had perished as union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said 900 people had died.

`Dharna venue outside Assembly to be shifted`

Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on Monday directed the administration to shift the dharna venue outside Vidhan Bhawan somehwere else to avoid inconvenience to commuters.

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.