With one Lok Sabha by-election won and another lost - Saturday was a day of mixed fortunes for both Congress and the BJP. HT reports.
Amid tight security, polling began today for the high-profile Tehri Lok Sabha seat in Uttarakhand where chief minister Vijay Bahuguna's son and Congress nominee Saket Bahuguna is taking on BJP's Mala Raj Laxmi Shah, a member of the erstwhile Tehri royal family
Appearing sceptical about the new political outfit floated by former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday said it takes a minute to form a political party but "how many people follow you is the key".
Appearing sceptical about the new political outfit floated by Arvind Kejriwal, Yoga guru Ramdev today said it takes a minute to form a political party but "how many people follow you is the key."
A chopper with Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna on board today landed at a wrong place--on a college ground in Uttarkashi district, a senior police official said.
Alleged irregularities have been found in the labelling of some of the food products marketed by yoga guru Ramdev's Divya Yog Mandir Trust, Haridwar District Magistrate Sachin Kurve said today.
Departing from BJP's official line over the series of alleged scandals swirling around the UPA govt, party veteran BC Khanduri today said resignation by PM is 'no solution' to the political stalemate and called for political reforms to root out corruption.
The tour programme of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who was scheduled to visit the cloudburst-hit areas of Uttarakhand today, was cancelled due to inclement weather.
Cheetah, fastest land animal that extinct from India, might be visible soon in the country again. The efforts are on to reintroduce African big cat at Kuno-Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, told Dehradun based Wildlife Institute of India (WII). Nihi Sharma Sahani reports.
Nine people in three villages were reportedly killed in a fresh cloudburst in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand on Sunday.
Nine persons were today killed and five others injured as several houses caved in following a series of cloudbursts in different areas of Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, taking the death toll since Friday to 47.
Even as Uttarkashi was trying to pick up the pieces after the August 4 cloudburst that killed 28, tragedy struck again on Friday. This time in Ukhimath tehsil of Rudraprayag district, claiming 33 lives and injuring 15 persons.
Four persons died after being swept away by flash floods triggerred by incessant rains in Kapkot area of Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district, officials said today.
With the BJP announcing Maharani Mala Rajlakshmi as its candidate for the October 10 Tehri Lok Sabha bypoll in Uttarakhand, the going may get tough in the high-profile constituency for the ruling Congress which is yet to decide its nominee for the seat.
The Centre today announced a Rs. 250 crore package for Uttarakhand which includes a textile park, two spice parks and infrastructure facilities for boosting horticulture sector.