Uttarakhand to set up milk development council to boost production

A milk development council will be set up in Uttarakhand to promote milk production in the state by creating better coordination among milk unions and linking the trade with self-employment.

Uttarakhand CM announces cash award for woman who killed leopard

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs 1 lakh for a woman who fought off and killed a leopard after it attacked her in Rudraprayag district.

This year`s char dham yatra not worth its name: BJP

Uttarakhand BJP questioned the rationale of the "haste" showed by the state government in starting the `char dham` yatra when roads damaged in the last year`s flash floods were "not repaired".

Uttarakhand CM says no to foreign tours by govt functionaries

Chief Minister Harish Rawat has put a ban on foreign tours by ministers, officials and members of the Legislative Assembly, aiming to cut down on unnecessary expenses and bring about greater transparency in governance.

Nation ready to deal with any threat from borders: Rajnath Singh

India on Sunday said it was prepared to deal with any threat from across the border but pitched for diplomatic efforts to curb incidents of incursion if any.

Six months of Harish Rawat`s rule in Uttarakhand highly disappointing: BJP

Describing the last six months under Harish Rawat`s chief ministership as "highly disappointing", Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand today alleged that the morale of wrongdoers has got a boost under his rule.

`Uttarakhand bypoll win raises Harish Rawat`s stock in Congress`

Congress` recent 3-0 win over BJP in Uttarakhand Assembly bypoll have done a world of good to Chief Minister Harish Rawat whose stock within the party has risen considerably.

Congress sweeps Uttarakhand Assembly bypoll

The ruling Congress on Friday recorded a big win in the bypoll to three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand retaining Dharchula seat which went to Chief Minister Harish Rawat and wresting Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.

Harish Rawat wins Uttarakhand Assembly bypoll

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday won the bypoll for the Dharchula Assembly seat, election officials said.

Repoll ordered at booth in U`khand CM`s constituency

A day after bypolls were held for three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, repoll was ordered Tuesday at a booth of Dharchula constituency from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is contesting.

Nearly 50 percent polling in Uttarakhand Assembly bypolls

About 50 percent of the electorate on Monday exercised their franchise in the bypolls to Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar Assembly seats in Uttarakhand where a total of 19 candidates.

Preparations complete for Assembly bypoll in Uttarakhand

All preparations are complete for Monday`s bypolls to three Assembly segments in Uttarakhand, including Dharchula from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is seeking his entry into the state Assembly.

Harish Rawat govt hand in glove with mining mafia, must step down: BJP

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand today asked the Harish Rawat government to step down, accusing it of being "hand in glove" with the land and mining mafia.

Harish Rawat writes to Modi on speedy execution of infra projects

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday appealed to Narendra Modi to constitute a high powered committee for the speedy implementation of infrastructure projects meant for the state in view of its strategic and environmental importance.

Rawat seeks additional funds of Rs 4000 cr from Centre

Seeking liberal funding from the Centre to address the situation in calamity-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has demanded an additional assistance of Rs 4,000 crore for carrying out the third phase of reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Harish Rawat demands expansion of rail network in Uttarakhand

Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday demanded expansion of railway network in Uttarakhand in view of the strategic importance of the state which shares borders with China and Nepal.

Hridayesh to take important decisions in Rawat`s absence

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, undergoing treatment at AIIMS for a neck injury, today authorised his seniormost Cabinet colleague Indira Hridayesh to take important administrative decisions in his absence.

Rawat seeks 100 satellite phones for U`khand

The Uttarakhand government has sought 100 satellite phones from the Centre in view of state`s vulnerability to earthquakes.

Kishore Upadhyay takes charge as U`khand Cong chief, rubbishes reports of factional feud

Newly-appointed Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee president Kishore Upadhyay formally assumed charge at the party headquarters here this evening, amidst conspicuous absence of former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna and his loyalists.

Uttarakhand CM to remain hospitalised for some more time

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi on June 13 after sustaining a neck injury during a rough chopper ride, is likely to remain hospitalised for some more time as he is still under observation, his aide said here.