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Uttarakhand polls: BJP announces list of 59 candidates, drops 10 sitting MLAs

Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, his 11 cabinet colleagues and the BJP Uttarakhand president Madan Kaushik have been given tickets to contest from their constituencies without a change
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will contest from Khatima constituency in the upcoming Uttarakhand assembly polls.
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will contest from Khatima constituency in the upcoming Uttarakhand assembly polls.
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 04:10 PM IST
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Will not contest Uttarakhand elections: Trivendra Singh Rawat

In a letter to BJP national president JP Nadda, Rawat wrote that he wanted to dedicate his time “to ensuring the return of BJP in power in the 2022 polls”.
BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat said he will not contest the Uttarakhand elections next month.
BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat said he will not contest the Uttarakhand elections next month.
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:41 AM IST
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‘When reports emerged…’: Uttarakhand CM on Harak Singh's expulsion from BJP

  • Harak Singh Rawat said that he’s ready to apologise to former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat for his rebellion against the Congress government in March 2016, reducing it to a minority.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. (File photo)(ANI)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. (File photo)(ANI)
Published on Jan 19, 2022 07:02 AM IST
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Ready to apologise to Congress’s Harish Rawat: Harak Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand elections: Harak Singh Rawat, who was expelled from the BJP on January 16, said on Tuesday that he is ready to apologise to Congress leader Harish Rawat.
Harak Singh Rawat speaks to the media on his dismissal from the Uttarakhand cabinet and expulsion from the BJP, ahead of the elections, in Dehradun on Monday. On Tuesday, he said he was ready to apologise to Congress leader Harish Rawat. (ANI)
Harak Singh Rawat speaks to the media on his dismissal from the Uttarakhand cabinet and expulsion from the BJP, ahead of the elections, in Dehradun on Monday. On Tuesday, he said he was ready to apologise to Congress leader Harish Rawat. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 04:56 AM IST
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Joining Congress wasn’t my plan... BJP overreacted, says Harak Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand elections: “Congress wanted me to join them but that wasn’t really my plan. I think the BJP overreacted after seeing such reports on social media, and this will prove to be harmful for the party,” Harak Singh Rawat said.
“Congress wanted me to join them but that wasn’t really my plan. I think the BJP overreacted after seeing such reports,” former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat, who was expelled from the saffron party ahead of elections, said.
“Congress wanted me to join them but that wasn’t really my plan. I think the BJP overreacted after seeing such reports,” former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat, who was expelled from the saffron party ahead of elections, said.
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 09:45 AM IST
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Harak Singh Rawat may join Congress today. Know why he was expelled from the BJP

The decision to dismiss Rawat from the cabinet was taken during the core group meeting of BJP's Uttarakhand unit, which was held at the party's headquarters in Delhi on Saturday.
Rawat, who had threatened to resign in the cabinet meeting recently, was also in constant touch with Congress leaders.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT file photo)
Rawat, who had threatened to resign in the cabinet meeting recently, was also in constant touch with Congress leaders.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT file photo)
Published on Jan 17, 2022 08:27 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

Uttarakhand polls: CM Pushkar Dhami says will contest from Khatima constituency

Dhami is a 2-term and sitting MLA from Khatima, having won this seat in both the 2012 and 2017 assembly elections.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. (File photo/ANI)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. (File photo/ANI)
Published on Jan 15, 2022 04:55 PM IST
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Uttarakhand elections: BJP may not field up to 12 sitting MLAs

According to a senior BJP leader, around 10 to 12 sitting MLAs may not be given tickets as an internal survey and assessment of the polls suggested that they are likely to lose the polls.
BJP president J P Nadda with former Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Uttarakhand BJP president Madan Kaushik and others, during the party’s 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra' in Haridwar on December 18. The party may not field up to 12 sitting MLAs in the upcoming elections. (PTI)
BJP president J P Nadda with former Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Uttarakhand BJP president Madan Kaushik and others, during the party’s 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra' in Haridwar on December 18. The party may not field up to 12 sitting MLAs in the upcoming elections. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 01:23 AM IST
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Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Congress Screening Committee to meet tomorrow

Several rounds of meetings have been held by the AICC screening committee to decide the names of candidates who will contest the polls.
Congress leader Harish Rawat had said that the party will release its first list of candidates for Uttarakhand Assembly polls within the next seven days.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Congress leader Harish Rawat had said that the party will release its first list of candidates for Uttarakhand Assembly polls within the next seven days.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 12, 2022 03:23 PM IST
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Uttarakhand polls: Cong's first list of candidates to be declared within a week

According to the source, consensus on more than 45 candidates has been reached during the last screening committee meeting. The announcement will be made once the party's central election committee (CEC) gives its nod to the list.
Uttarakhand will go for a single-phase assembly poll on February 14. The counting of votes will be held on March 10.
Uttarakhand will go for a single-phase assembly poll on February 14. The counting of votes will be held on March 10.
Published on Jan 09, 2022 09:59 AM IST
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Uttarakhand polls 2022 schedule released. Check voting & counting dates

  • Uttarakhand assembly election 2022 date: Chief election commissioner of India, Sushil Chandra, informed that as many as 18.34 crore electors including, 8.55 crore woman voters, will take part in the upcoming elections.
A voting official marks the finger of a voter inside a polling booth. (For representation purpose)(Reuters)
A voting official marks the finger of a voter inside a polling booth. (For representation purpose)(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 08, 2022 04:30 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Consider virtual rallies, online voting: Uttarakhand HC to ECI

The Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday asked the ECI to consider virtual rallies for the assembly polls in the state due this year in light of the rising Covid-19 cases.
Political parties have been holding rallies in Uttarkhand where assembly elections are due this year.
Political parties have been holding rallies in Uttarkhand where assembly elections are due this year.
Updated on Jan 06, 2022 04:56 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, Dehradun

Centre changed 3 CMs because ‘double engine’ model failed: Harish Rawat

Launching a theme song for the election that takes potshots at the three chief ministers in the past five years, Rawat said, the frequent change indicates that PM Narendra Modi has admitted failure
Congress leader Harish Rawat with senior leaders of the Uttarakhand at a press conference in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI)
Congress leader Harish Rawat with senior leaders of the Uttarakhand at a press conference in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 04, 2022 06:59 AM IST
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1cr aid to kin of slain soldiers if AAP wins U’khand polls: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said retired jawans will be given jobs if AAP voted to power in Uttarakhand.
Delhi chief minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal. (HT PHOTO)
Delhi chief minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 04, 2022 07:08 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Dehradun

Modi in U'khand: Cong ignored development despite knowing its a border state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Haridwar in the poll-bound state, his second poll-related programme in Uttarakhand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and other dignitaries in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, on Thursday. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and other dignitaries in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, on Thursday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 30, 2021 11:50 PM IST
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ByAnkur Sharma, , Haldwani/dehradun

PM Modi to lay AIIMS foundation, launch other projects in Haldwani today

This will be the second AIIMS in the hill state after the one in Rishikesh which was established back in 2012.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI file photo)
Updated on Dec 30, 2021 07:03 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Uttarakhand HC issues notices over plea for deferment of state polls

PILs have been filed by Sachdanand Dabral, Dushyant Mainali, Anu Pant and Rajendra Arya related to various issues regarding the fight against the pandemic in the state.
Uttarakhand has reported four cases of the Omicron variant so far. Following these developments, on Monday, the state government announced night curfew in the state from 11 pm-5 am
Uttarakhand has reported four cases of the Omicron variant so far. Following these developments, on Monday, the state government announced night curfew in the state from 11 pm-5 am
Updated on Dec 30, 2021 04:31 AM IST
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BJP chief Nadda to begin 2-day visit to poll-bound Uttarakhand from today

“BJP president JP Nadda will go on a two-day tour on December 28-29 to take stock of the election preparations in Uttarakhand. During his visit, JP Nadda will also review the preparations made by BJP in the state so far,” people familiar with the matter told news agency ANI earlier this month.
BJP national president JP Nadda was in the poll-bound state on December 18 and 26.(PTI file photo)
BJP national president JP Nadda was in the poll-bound state on December 18 and 26.(PTI file photo)
Published on Dec 28, 2021 07:37 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Meeting with Rahul Gandhi placates Harish Rawat; will lead election campaign 

Harish Rawat and other Congress functionaries were called to New Delhi on Friday after Harish Rawat's ‘my hands are tied’ tweet shook the party in poll-bound Uttarakhand. 
Harish Rawat met Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Harish Rawat met Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 24, 2021 03:11 PM IST
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By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Harish Rawat, Uttarakhand Congress leaders called to Delhi amid fresh row

Is Harish Rawat's cryptic tweet post an indication of the beginning of his new political journey? The Congress will make a last-ditch attempt as Rawat will likely meet Rahul Gandhi tomorrow in Delhi.
Harish Rawat is the central character in the new trouble brewing for the Congress in Uttarakhand. (PTI)
Harish Rawat is the central character in the new trouble brewing for the Congress in Uttarakhand. (PTI)
Published on Dec 23, 2021 10:44 AM IST
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By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Harish Rawat's ‘time to rest’ tweet sparks buzz ahead of Uttarakhand polls

  • The veteran Congress leader claimed that the organisational structure is either turning its back or playing a negative role.
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.
Published on Dec 22, 2021 03:12 PM IST
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By | Written by Kunal Gaurav

Tax raid at Akhilesh aide's place ahead of polls; Have no black money: SP leader

Apart from Rajeev Rai in Mau, the premises of RCL Group promoter Manoj Yadav in Mainpuri were also raided on Saturday morning.
Rajeev Rai is the national spokesperson of the Samajwadi Party and is a close aide of Akhilesh Yadav. (Photo: Twitter)
Rajeev Rai is the national spokesperson of the Samajwadi Party and is a close aide of Akhilesh Yadav. (Photo: Twitter)
Published on Dec 18, 2021 10:38 AM IST
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