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Uttarakhand Assembly passes resolution seeking 'Rashtra Mata' status for cow

The resolution, which was passed unanimously, was moved by state Animal Husbandry Minister Rekha Arya and passed.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:21 PM IST

Appraisal season: Uttarakhand MLAs give themselves a 100% salary hike

With the passage of the new bill, wages and allowances of MLAs and former MLAs will be increased in the hill state.

Mar 26, 2018, 19:28 PM IST

Special protection teams in Uttarakhand to check cow slaughter, smuggling

The Uttarakhand Assembly had, in July, passed a bill banning cow slaughter in the state.

Oct 22, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Supreme Court adjourns Uttarakhand disqualified MLAs case

The conflict between the Congress and their legislators arose during a debate over the Finance Bill during Budget Session of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Gregoryman nominated as 71st member of Uttarakhand Assembly

George Ivan Gregoryman was today nominated as the 71st member of the present Uttarakhand Assembly, which has 70 elected members and one nominated member from the Anglo-Indian community.


Apr 30, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

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.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

SC declines permission to rebel Uttarakhand MLAs to attend Assembly session

Nine disqualified Uttarakhand Congress MLAs, who had approached the Supreme Court seeking permission to attend the upcoming session of the state Assembly, have failed to win approval from the apex court.

Jul 20, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Uttarakhand floor test result: Rahul Gandhi gives it back to BJP, says `Hope Modi ji learns his lesson`

The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat had the legislative majority.

May 11, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Uttarakhand crisis: Rebel Congress MLAs pin hope on SC for relief, Harish Rawat 'confident' of getting justice

In a major jolt to the BJP, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday dismissed the plea of nine disqualified Congress MLAs who had challenged their disqualification by the Assembly Speaker.

May 09, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

President's Rule to continue in Uttarakhand as SC stays floor test in state Assembly

In a major relief to the Centre, the Supreme Court on Wednesday put a hold on the Uttarakhand Assembly floor test, which was scheduled to take place on April 29. 

Apr 27, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

Uttarakhand HC to resume hearing on rebel Congress MLAs' petition today

The Uttarakhand High Court will on Monday resume the hearing on nine rebel Congress MLAs' petition challenging their disqualification by state Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal.

Apr 25, 2016, 09:05 AM IST

Uttarakhand Cabinet decides to convene Assembly session on April 29

The Uttarakhand Cabinet on Friday decided to convene a session of the Assembly on April 29, paving the way for Chief Minister Harish Rawat to go for a floor test as directed by the High Court.

Apr 22, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

Uttarakhand ministers scuffle over demand of voice vote on Finance Bill

A scuffle broke out between Uttarakhand ministers Harak Singh Rawat and Mantri Prasad Nethani inside the state Assembly here on Friday over the demand for voice vote on the Finance Bill.

Mar 18, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

BJP to gherao Uttarakhand assembly on March 14

Opposition BJP will hold a rally and gherao Uttarakhand Assembly on March 14 in protest against the state government's alleged failure to deliver on all fronts.

Mar 12, 2016, 21:01 PM IST

Uttarakhand Assembly adjourned as BJP raises Gairsain capital issue

Proceedings of the Uttarakhand Assembly were adjourned early Tuesday with Opposition BJP insisting on a debate on allocation of capital status to Gairsain.

Nov 03, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Opposition creates ruckus in Uttarakhand assembly

Opposition BJP on Monday created a ruckus in Uttarakhand Assembly demanding an immediate discussion in the House on the "deteriorating" law and order scenario in the state, prompting the Speaker to briefly adjourn the proceedings.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Uttarakhand assembly budget session starts on positive note

 The budget session of the Uttarakhand assembly began on Wednesday on a positive note and Chief Minister Harish Rawat thanked the opposition for allowing the governor to address the house peacefully.

Mar 11, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Ruckus in Uttarakhand Assembly for second day over minor's rape

House proceedings were adjourned indefinitely on Thursday in Uttarakhand Assembly, following ruckus caused by the main opposition BJP, which demanded urgent debate over the rape and murder case of a minor girl, for the second consecutive day.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Sting operation issue rocks Uttarakhand Assembly

The Uttarakhand Assembly was adjourned repeatedly on Monday after opposition BJP created a ruckus demanding a discussion over the issue of a sting operation reportedly involving a member of the ruling alliance claiming to topple the government.

Nov 24, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Uttarakhand Assembly session starting tomorrow set to be stormy

 The Winter Session of the Uttarakhand Assembly, starting tomorrow, is set to be stormy with the opposition BJP planning to put the ruling Congress-led government on the mat over corruption issues.

Nov 23, 2014, 19:18 PM IST