HindustanTimes Fri,19 Dec 2014


Uttarakhand bus accident kills 13

Thirteen passengers were killed and 10 others injured when a bus fell into a gorge in Nainbagh in the Tehri district amid dense fog on Wednesday morning.

In politics season: Hair they come

They may not be educated. They may not be famous. But they have proximity to some of the most powerful personalities of the state, courtesy their skill with the scissors. Nihi Sharma Sahani reports.

Candidates have trouble in Canvassing

According to the meteorological department, the vagaries of weather may become apparent again after January 14. HT reports.

Snowfall forces admn to revise poll strategy

The recent snowfall in the higher ranges of Garhwal has forced the administration to revise its poll strategy with the apprehension of a drastic rise in the number of weather sensitive booths if the weather turns worse. Arvind Moudgil reports.

647 Garhwal polling booths ‘hyper-sensitive’

As many as 1,531 polling booths have been identified as sensitive and hyper sensitive in the seven districts of Garhwal range, where assembly elections are scheduled to be held on January 30. Out of these 647 have been identified as hypersensitive and the rest 884 as sensitive. HT reports.

Will Fauji Factor work?

URM, the outfit floated by ex-serviceman TPS Rawat is banking on voters with military background to win seats. Anupam Trivedi reports.

Rebel management

With nomination process coming to an end, Congress now plans to undertake a drive to set the house in order by persuading, and if necessary, by taking disciplinary action against dissidents. Prithviraj Singh reports.

Rebels out to topple Congress applecart in Doon

In these elections, the Congress will face a major challenge from its own rebels rather than the BJP candidates. The Congress rebels are up in arms against the party in at least six of the 10 constituencies of Dehradun district. They are contesting as independents,  not caring about the action the party would take against them.

BJP stalwarts campaign at Pauri

Pauri is the place that wrote the history of Uttarakhand for the posterity, said Bhagat Singh Koshyari, former chief minister while exhorting the people to vote BJP back to power.

Omnipresent netas influence kids' behaviour

The traditional Indian etiquette of greeting with folded hands is fast becoming a favourite amongst the tiny tots. Contours of political conduct seem to fascinate the youngsters more than the elders. Radhika Nagrath reports.

Congress manifesto for Uttarakhand released

Congress manifesto promises unemployment allowance, ministry for minorities; party to probe alleged scams of BJP government.

BJP projects Khanduri as CM

Chief minister B C Khanduri will continue in the post in the event of the BJP returning to power in Uttarakhand in the assembly election, senior party leader Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.

Khanduri asks Centre to give approval to state Lokayukta Bill

Terming it as a major achievement of his government, Uttarakhand chief minister B C Khanduri on Sunday asked the Centre to give its approval to the much-hyped Lokayukta Bill which was passed unanimously by the state assembly last year.

Sonia to address poll rallies in Uttarakhand today

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will today address election rallies at Roorkee and Tehri in Uttarakhand, which goes to polls on January 30.

PM to kick-start his campaign today from Kumaon

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will kick-start his election campaign for Congress for the coming Assembly polls by holding a rally at Rudrapur in Kumaon region of Uttaranchal today.

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