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Who will be next Uttarakhand CM? Newly-elected BJP MLAs to decide today
Who will be next Uttarakhand CM? Newly-elected BJP MLAs to decide today

BJP recorded a landslide victory winning 56 of the 70 Uttarakhand Assembly seats.

Swearing-in of new Uttarakhand CM on Saturday; PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah likely to attend event
Swearing-in of new Uttarakhand CM on Saturday; PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah likely to attend event

PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah along with select ministers from the Union government and central office bearers are likely to be present at the oath taking ceremony. 

Uttarakhand: BJP busy picking cabinet, Congress in picking up threads

After the Holi break, that followed the landslide victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the rout of the ruling Congress in the hill state of Uttarakhand, political activity is picking up on both sides of the spectrum.

Congress cries foul post electoral defeat, alleges BJP indulges in communal campaign
Congress cries foul post electoral defeat, alleges BJP indulges in communal campaign

After facing a humiliating defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the Congress Party on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of indulging in polarisation policy.

LIVE: Grand road show of PM Narendra Modi in Delhi at 4.30 PM ahead of BJP Parliamentary Board meet
LIVE: Grand road show of PM Narendra Modi in Delhi at 4.30 PM ahead of BJP Parliamentary Board meet

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary Board will meet on Sunday in New Delhi to decide the names of the Chief Ministers in the states where it has got the majority to from the government. Here are all the LIVE updates:- 

BJP decimates Congress in Uttarakhand with sweeping mandate
BJP decimates Congress in Uttarakhand with sweeping mandate

BJP leaders attributed it to the Narendra Modi wave and a strong anti-incumbency against Harish Rawat who lost both the seats he contested.

PM Narendra Modi overjoyed at assembly poll results, terms it as 'overwhembling'
PM Narendra Modi overjoyed at assembly poll results, terms it as 'overwhembling'

An overjoyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described as "very humbling and overwhelming" the poll victories that the BJP got in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and thanked people for "continued faith and support".

Uttarakhand Assembly Election Results: `Lotus` blooms on hills, Harish Rawat `punished`
Uttarakhand Assembly Election Results: `Lotus` blooms on hills, Harish Rawat `punished`

The Bharatiya Janata Party has scripted a wonderful success story in Congress-ruled Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2017.

BJP's 'mega victory' in UP, Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh
BJP's 'mega victory' in UP, Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today described the BJP's performance in assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand as "mega victory".

Uttarakhand Election Results: As it happened
Uttarakhand Election Results: As it happened

The BJP was on Saturday set to storm back to power in the hill state of Uttarakhand with a two-thirds majority in the 70-member assembly. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday lost from both the Haridwar (Rural) and Kichcha seats. Over 68 percent of the electorate voted in the Uttarakhand Polls 2017. 

Saurabh Bahuguna election result 2017: Will Vijay Bahuguna's son wins
Saurabh Bahuguna election result 2017: Will Vijay Bahuguna's son wins

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna's son Saurabh Bahuguna is in the fray from Sitarganj in the Uttarakhand Assembly Polls 2017. 

Harish Rawat election result 2017: Huge blow for Uttarakhand CM as he loses from both seats
Harish Rawat election result 2017: Huge blow for Uttarakhand CM as he loses from both seats

Harish Rawat loses from both seats - Kicha and Haridwar

Exit polls predict BJP win in UP, Uttarakhand; close fight likely in Punjab, mixed verdict in Goa, Manipur
Exit polls predict BJP win in UP, Uttarakhand; close fight likely in Punjab, mixed verdict in Goa, Manipur

The exit polls on Thursday predicted a hung Assembly in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh where they said BJP would emerge as the largest single party.

Uttarakhand Assembly elections 2017 exit polls: As it happened
Uttarakhand Assembly elections 2017 exit polls: As it happened

Uttarakhand witnessed over 68 percent voter turnout in 69 out of the state's 70 seats. 

Haldwani Elections Result: Congress candidate wins
Haldwani Elections Result: Congress candidate wins

Around 74.20 lakh voters have decided on the fate of 628 candidates as 69 of a total of 70 assembly seats went to polling in the single phase assembly elections in Uttarakhand on February 15. 

Uttarakhand Elections 2017: Karnaprayag Assembly seat records 41.5% voting till 1 pm
Uttarakhand Elections 2017: Karnaprayag Assembly seat records 41.5% voting till 1 pm

Nearly 41.5 percent of the electorates have cast their votes in the ongoing poll in the Karnaprayag Assembly seat till 1 pm, the district election office said.

Sitarganj Assembly poll results 201: BJP's Saurabh Bahuguna wins
Sitarganj Assembly poll results 201: BJP's Saurabh Bahuguna wins

There are 10 candidates contesting from Sitarganj in the 2017 Uttarakhand elections.

Nainital Election Results: BJP's Sanjeev Arya wins
Nainital Election Results: BJP's Sanjeev Arya wins

Nainital, which is usually talked about for being one of the top tourist destinations, is witnessing an unusual political heat this winter.

Dehradun Cantt election: BJP's Harbans Kapoor wins
Dehradun Cantt election: BJP's Harbans Kapoor wins

There are 12 candidates contesting from Dehradun Cantt in the 2017 Uttarakhand elections.

Mussoorie election results 2017: BJP's Ganesh Joshi wins
Mussoorie election results 2017: BJP's Ganesh Joshi wins

There are twelve candidates contesting from Mussoorie.

Campaigning ends for Karnaprayag seat in Uttarakhand

Karnaprayag goes to polls on March 9.

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise 'Surya Kiran-Xi' begins in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh
Indo-Nepal joint military exercise 'Surya Kiran-Xi' begins in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

A joint military exercise `Surya Kiran-Xi` between India and Nepal began in the Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

Drying Naini Lake poses threat to Nainital

Water in the famous Naini Lake - the lifeline of the town and a tourist attraction - has dropped to one foot below the zero level mark by the end of February.

Uttarakhand: Payments from disaster funds insult to celebrities and victims, says BJP

The Uttarakhand government using funds meant for disaster victims to make payment to cricketer Virat Kohli and musician Kailash Kher for a promotional video for the state is an insult to them, the BJP has said.

Poaching menace: Shoot-at-sight orders at Corbett reserve

Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have issued shoot-at-sight orders and pressed two drones into service after movement of poachers was reported along the southern fringes of the park.

EC revises Uttarakhand poll percentage figures, puts it at 65.64%
EC revises Uttarakhand poll percentage figures, puts it at 65.64%

The Election Commission on Tuesday corrected its poll percentage figures for Uttarakhand saying that 65.64 per cent of the total electorate in the state cast their votes as against 68 per cent announced earlier.

Uttarakhand polls: Congress will form next government, says Chief Minister Harish Rawat
Uttarakhand polls: Congress will form next government, says Chief Minister Harish Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said Congress will perform even better than expected in the assembly polls held yesterday and form the next government in the state.

IIT-Roorkee students dance to Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ and they just nail it – VIRAL VIDEO
IIT-Roorkee students dance to Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ and they just nail it – VIRAL VIDEO

The music video has been made by the members of the Choreography and Dance Section of IIT-Roorkee.

Uttarakhand polls: 68% voter turnout recorded
Uttarakhand polls: 68% voter turnout recorded

At least 68 percent voter turnout has been recorded till 5:00 pm in the Uttarakhand Assembly elections.

PM Narendra Modi urges UP, Uttarakhand voters to exercise their franchise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed the voters in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to exercise their franchise and participate in the "festival of democracy".