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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BC Khanduri sworn in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nishank demands Rs 1000 cr green bonus for forest conservation

Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday demanded Rs 1,000 crore `green bonus`
every year from the Centre for conservation of forests in the
hill state.