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Prem Chandra Agrawal elected Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker

Three-time BJP MLA from Rishikesh, Prem Chandra Agrawal, was on Thursday elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Uttarakhand: DAV degree college expels 18 students for taking admission using fake documents

Eighteen students of DAV degree college here have been expelled for taking admission into the first semester LLB course of the prestigious institute on the basis of fake documents.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra SinghRawat meets PM Modi

New Delhi: Newly elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who asked him to lay emphasis on fighting corruption.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi

Trivendra Singh Rawat, who recently took over as the Uttarakhand chief minister, is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday.

BJP MLA Harbans Kapoor sworn-in as Protem Speaker of Uttarakhand Assembly

Senior BJP MLA Harbans Kapoor was today sworn-in as the the Protem Speaker of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Will make it compulsory for MLAs to provide details of properties: Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat
Will make it compulsory for MLAs to provide details of properties: Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday asserted that their government would soon make it compulsory for ministers to provide details of their properties.

Uttarakhand ministers to take part in cleanliness drive on Monday
Uttarakhand ministers to take part in cleanliness drive on Monday

Uttarakhand ministers, led by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, will take part in a cleanliness drive in different areas of the state tomorrow as part of the Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

PM Narendra Modi promises record Uttarakhand development under Rawat
PM Narendra Modi promises record Uttarakhand development under Rawat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised that the BJP government in Uttarakhand led by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat will return the public affection with a record development in the state.

 

Trivendra Singh Rawat sworn in as Uttarakhand CM; PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah attend event
Trivendra Singh Rawat sworn in as Uttarakhand CM; PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah attend event

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Trivendra Singh Rawat was sworn in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister on Saturday.

Trivendra Singh Rawat to be Uttarakhand Chief Minister, swearing-in today
Trivendra Singh Rawat to be Uttarakhand Chief Minister, swearing-in today

Trivendra Singh Rawat, who was on Friday elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday.

Speculation begin about Trivendra's cabinet

Though there is no word officially from the BJP yet on the ministers to be sworn-in along with the chief minister tomorrow, quite a few names are doing the rounds.

Trivendra Singh Rawat - Narendra Modi's CM pick – faces an uphill task of keeping Uttarakhand ​BJP united
Trivendra Singh Rawat - Narendra Modi's CM pick – faces an uphill task of keeping Uttarakhand ​BJP united

As Trivendra Singh Rawat prepares to take charge as the CM of Uttarakhand, he faces a Herculean task of keeping the BJP's flock of 57 MLAS intact and living up to PM Modi's expectations in delivering the big promises made to the voters of the hill state in the party manifesto during the assembly elections.  

BJP names Trivendra Singh Rawat as next Uttarakhand CM; oath-taking ceremony on Saturday
BJP names Trivendra Singh Rawat as next Uttarakhand CM; oath-taking ceremony on Saturday

Trivendra Singh Rawat promised to work towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of eliminating corruption and poverty.

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.