One Kishen Lal, a 35-year-old shopkeeper from the Premnagar area in Dehradun hurled a shoe at the team, including Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia who are on a three-day tour of the state to campaign against corruption.
The Election Commission of India has banned exit polls during the entire period when elections to the five state Assemblies would be held.
After team Anna it was Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's who faced shoe missile while addressing poll rally near Dehradun on Monday afternoon. Kuldeep Singh (26) hurled shoe towards Rahul's dais while latter dubbed him a 'BJP man'. Anupam Trivedi
Dubbing the Manmohan Singh government as the most corrupt, BJP leader LK Advani today said some of its ministers were already in jail while some were waiting for their turn and asked people to overthrow the UPA in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Don't hurl shoes or slippers at politicians. If you don't like them, vote them out democratically. This is yoga guru Baba Ramdev's appeal to voters in five states going to the polls.
Post delimitation, political bigwigs are scouting for safe assembly constituencies, writes Deep Joshi.
All of a sudden, the importance of the weather phenomenon has increased. The meteorological department has assured the politicians of the hill state of all possible help during the elections, as far as weather prediction is concerned. HT reports.
BJP today criticised the 'Vision Document' of Congress saying mention of religion-based quota made it look like a "division document" and asked the party to reconsider it in national interest.
The Avani centre run by Rashmi Bharti and her husband brings eco-friendly livelihoods to villages in the Kumaon district. Aarefa Johari reports.
MoEF approved the project despite rejection by FAC twice.
Uttarakhand has agreed upon providing to the tune of 23 thousand acres land to Army for its crucial strategic projects in the hill state that shares boundary with Nepal and China.
Accusing the Centre of "infringing" on federal rights of the states, Uttarakhand chief minister B C Khanduri on Sunday opposed the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC).
In what appeared to be a setback for BJP in Uttarakhand, the Election Commission on Monday said it has received less than 30% of the postal ballots on which the ruling party is pinning its hopes.
The results would decide the fate of Khanduri who is locked in a tussle against Surendra Singh Negi. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and several ministers are also facing stiff competition in different constituencies.