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Uttarakhand assembly building(FILE PHOTO)
Uttarakhand assembly building(FILE PHOTO)

Uttarakhand Assembly curtailed to one day, no question hour

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 11:39 PM IST
The three-day assembly session was scheduled to start from September 23 ut will now be held only for a day.
Bypolls to three assembly seats in West Bengal and one seat in Uttarakhand were held on Nov 25, 2019.(HT Photo / Used for representational purpose only)
Bypolls to three assembly seats in West Bengal and one seat in Uttarakhand were held on Nov 25, 2019.(HT Photo / Used for representational purpose only)

Counting of votes for West Bengal, Uttarakhand assembly by-polls begins

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 09:18 AM IST
Around 78 per cent of over seven lakh electorate had cast their votes in the by-polls to Kaliaganj, Karimpur and Kharagpur Sadar Assembly seats where 18 candidates were in the fray.
The Uttarakhand Panchayati Raj Act 2016 (Amendment) Bill was passed with a voice vote on the last day of the state assembly session. The bill will now be sent to governor Baby Rani Maurya for her approval.(HTFile)
The Uttarakhand Panchayati Raj Act 2016 (Amendment) Bill was passed with a voice vote on the last day of the state assembly session. The bill will now be sent to governor Baby Rani Maurya for her approval.(HTFile)

Uttarakhand nod to bill barring candidates with over 2 children

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:23 AM IST
General category men would now need to have passed the class 10 examination to contest the village council elections.
Finance minister Prakash Pant, along with Uttarakhand chief minister TS Rawat, on way to present supplementary budget in the assembly on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Finance minister Prakash Pant, along with Uttarakhand chief minister TS Rawat, on way to present supplementary budget in the assembly on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Supplementary budget of Rs2,452 crore tabled in Uttarakhand Assembly

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2018 03:31 PM IST
In an attempt to appease the salaried class and farmers ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Uttarakhand government has allocated a major portion of the budget for revenue expenditure and agriculture sector.
Uttarakhand assembly speaker Prem Chand Aggarwal (right) on his way to attend the first day of assembly’s winter session in Dehradun on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand assembly speaker Prem Chand Aggarwal (right) on his way to attend the first day of assembly’s winter session in Dehradun on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

‘Would’ve brought down Congress government if not for ND Tiwari’: Harak Singh Rawat

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 03:24 PM IST
Paying tributes to former chief minister ND Tiwari during the first day of Uttarakhand assembly’s winter session, the former Congress heavyweight Harak Singh Rawat admitted that he was upset with him (Tiwari) because he didn’t induct him into his cabinet in 2005.
The government holding the winter session of Uttarakhand assembly in Dehradun has drawn a sharp criticism from the Congress.(HT File)
The government holding the winter session of Uttarakhand assembly in Dehradun has drawn a sharp criticism from the Congress.(HT File)

Uttarakhand assembly’s winter session likely to be stormy

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 03:24 PM IST
The winter session of Uttarakhand assembly begins on December 4. The Congress is preparing to corner the BJP government in the state on its ‘failure to resolve all pressing issues’ such as development, law and order and the state’s pemanent capital.
Rekha Arya, state minister of animal husbandry, proposed the resolution.(HT File Photo)
Rekha Arya, state minister of animal husbandry, proposed the resolution.(HT File Photo)

Cow exhales oxygen, must get mother of the nation tag, says Uttarakhand minister

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 10:54 AM IST
The single line resolution will be sent to the Union government for further consideration.
The monsoon session of the Uttarakhand assembly began on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.(HT File)
The monsoon session of the Uttarakhand assembly began on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.(HT File)

Uttarakhand assembly’s monsoon session from Tuesday

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi, Dehradun
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 02:08 PM IST
The Congress said that the state government’s failure to check the deteriorating law and order situation would also be prominently raised in the House.
The medical students had recently staged a protest against the fee hike in Dehradun.(HT Photo)
The medical students had recently staged a protest against the fee hike in Dehradun.(HT Photo)

Another private medical college in Uttarakhand hikes fee by 300%

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Anupam Trivedi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 10:59 PM IST
The move by Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences comes days after Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences, also a private medical institute, decided to hike the fee by upto 300 per cent
Uttarakhand assembly speaker Premchand Aggrawal.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand assembly speaker Premchand Aggrawal.(HT Photo)

Son bags new job, Uttarakhand assembly speaker faces debate

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2018 09:25 PM IST
The appointment of Uttarakhand assembly speaker Premchand Aggrawal’s son to the post of assistant engineer at Jal Sansthan through a state government undertaking has kicked up a controversy with the Congress dubbing the employment as “unethical and illegal.”
The Uttarakhand assembly passed an amendment bill to hike the lawmakers’ salaries and allowances by a voice vote on Monday.(HT Photo)
The Uttarakhand assembly passed an amendment bill to hike the lawmakers’ salaries and allowances by a voice vote on Monday.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand MLAs propose 200% hike in own salaries, and then okay it

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Anupam Trivedi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 10:43 PM IST
The increase will also benefit their aides, like drivers and secretaries.
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