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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Uttarakhand to campaign for Congress for the Lok Sabha elections.(Reuters)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Priyanka Gandhi to hold roadshow, address meets in Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 03:55 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi will hold a roadshow in Dehradun and address public meetings in Kumaon and Garhwal divisions, senior Congress leaders said on Tuesday.
The BSP and SP have taken their alliance to the third state outside Uttar Pradesh. The two parties had already announced the pact and seat-sharing deal in Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand and now Maharashtra has been added to the list.(PTI)
The BSP and SP have taken their alliance to the third state outside Uttar Pradesh. The two parties had already announced the pact and seat-sharing deal in Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand and now Maharashtra has been added to the list.(PTI)

Lok Sabha election 2019: SP, BSP take alliance to fourth state with Maharashtra

By Pankaj Jaiswal and Rajesh Kumar Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 11:49 AM IST
Of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, the Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party will contest 45 and Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party will fight on three.
The passenger terminal at the Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad was inaugurated by the Prime Minister on March 8.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
The passenger terminal at the Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad was inaugurated by the Prime Minister on March 8.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Hindon civilian flights likely April-end

New Delhi | By Faizan Haider
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 05:58 AM IST
An official of AAI’s planning department, who was involved in the construction of the terminal at Hindon, said it is up to the airlines when they want to start operating from the terminal.
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(HT File Photo)
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(HT File Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Modi’s pro-poor schemes to help BJP win 5 seats, says Uttarakhand CM

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2019 04:42 PM IST
Analysts say that the Trivendra Singh Rawat government’s role in executing various projects and the “pro-poor” schemes envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi may help the BJP retain the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand.
Union Minister State for Textile Ajay Tamta is the BJP member of parliament from Almora Lok Sabha seat.(HT File)
Union Minister State for Textile Ajay Tamta is the BJP member of parliament from Almora Lok Sabha seat.(HT File)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Taking train from Ramnagar to Chaukhutiya- Gairsain my dream, says Almora MP

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 04:42 PM IST
Ajay Tamta of the Bharatiya Janata Party is the Member of Parliament from Uttarakhand’s Almora parliamentary constituency. The Union minister of state for textiles says he will improve the road network under the PMGSY scheme if elected again.
Almora Lok Sabha constituency is facing unemployment and health care problems.(HT Photo)
Almora Lok Sabha constituency is facing unemployment and health care problems.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Unemployment, migration main issues in Uttarakhand’s Almora constituency

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Lack of health care and education facilities in Uttarakhand’s Almora Lok Sabha constituency has forced people to go to other cities.
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi files his nomination from Hyderabad parliamentary constituency.(ANI/Twitter)
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi files his nomination from Hyderabad parliamentary constituency.(ANI/Twitter)

Let the polls begin: EC issues notification, candidates file nominations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 08:11 PM IST
The nominations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began on Monday, after the election commission issued a notification inviting nominations for the first phase of the polls, thereby officially starting process.
The Election Commission on Saturday served a notice to a man in Uttarakhand who printed a message on his son’s wedding invitation card appealing to the guests to vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
The Election Commission on Saturday served a notice to a man in Uttarakhand who printed a message on his son’s wedding invitation card appealing to the guests to vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

‘Vote for Modi’ message on wedding card invites EC notice for Uttarakhand man

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 09:52 AM IST
Jagdish Chandra Joshi, who runs a cow shelter in Joshikhola village in Garud block, had printed an appeal on the wedding invitation of his son seeking votes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Amid speculations that he may join Congress soon, Manish Khanduri (in pic), son of former Uttarakhand CM and veteran BJP leader BC Khanduri, has refused to comment on the issue.(HT Photo)
Amid speculations that he may join Congress soon, Manish Khanduri (in pic), son of former Uttarakhand CM and veteran BJP leader BC Khanduri, has refused to comment on the issue.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP leader BC Khanduri’s son likely to join Congress

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 04:03 PM IST
Some Congress leaders said Manish Khanduri is likely to be fielded from Pauri Lok Sabha constituency, from where his father -BC Khanduri - is the sitting BJP MP.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati; the two parties are contesting the Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.(PTI)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati; the two parties are contesting the Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.(PTI)

Samajwadi Party names 1st Lok Sabha candidate outside Uttar Pradesh as part of pact with BSP

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pankaj Jaiswal
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 12:11 PM IST
The Samajwadi Party has named its candidate for Tikamgarh Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, where it is contesting the parliamentary polls in alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party.
Manish Khanduri is likely to be fielded from the Pauri Lok Sabha constituency, from where his father is the current sitting BJP MP.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Manish Khanduri is likely to be fielded from the Pauri Lok Sabha constituency, from where his father is the current sitting BJP MP.(HT File Photo/Representative image)

Lok Sabha election 2019: Former BJP chief minister BC Khanduri’s son Manish Khanduri may join Congress

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 04:50 PM IST
Manish Khanduri was a business journalist and has worked in several media outlets including Facebook.
Though the Uttarakhand Congress wants leaders like former prime minister Manmohan Singh to campaign in the state to woo the Sikh voters, the final decision has been left to the party high command.(ANI File Photo)
Though the Uttarakhand Congress wants leaders like former prime minister Manmohan Singh to campaign in the state to woo the Sikh voters, the final decision has been left to the party high command.(ANI File Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Manmohan Singh, Sidhu on Uttarakhand Congress wish list of campaigners to woo Sikh voters

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 03:35 PM IST
The Terai area of Uttarakhand has sizeable presence of Sikhs making it a good vote bank. The importance of the community lies in the fact that they own large tracts of land and figure among the big farmers, holding immense economic clout.
BJP’s Uttarakhand president Ajay Bhatt (C) presides over an election management committee meeting at the BJP office in Dehradun on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(Vinay Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)
BJP’s Uttarakhand president Ajay Bhatt (C) presides over an election management committee meeting at the BJP office in Dehradun on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(Vinay Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)

PM Modi or Amit Shah likely to launch BJP’s LS poll campaign in Uttarakhand by March-end

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 03:36 PM IST
BJP’s Uttarakhand unit chief Ajay Bhatt said the party’s campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections could be launched by PM Modi or national president Amit Shah with a public meeting on March 25 or 26.
Tourists enjoy skiing at Khaliya Top in Munsiyari.(HT Photo)
Tourists enjoy skiing at Khaliya Top in Munsiyari.(HT Photo)

Winter games bring spotlight back on Uttarakhand’s Khaliya Top

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal, Haldwani
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2019 05:44 PM IST
Though skiing enthusiasts are unanimous about the potential of Khaliya Top as a better alternative for the sport and hence the need to develop it, tourism authorities cite issues relating to forest land which hinder development plans.
Uttarakhan chief electoral officer said around one lakh officials will be employed across the state on April 11, the date of polling in Lok Sabha elections the state, to ensure the process is carried out smoothly.(HT File Photo)
Uttarakhan chief electoral officer said around one lakh officials will be employed across the state on April 11, the date of polling in Lok Sabha elections the state, to ensure the process is carried out smoothly.(HT File Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Over 77 lakh voters in Uttarakhand to vote on April 11

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2019 05:32 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: For the first time in Uttarakhand, contesting candidates with criminal antecedents are required to publish information about their criminal background thrice during the campaigning time through print and electronic media.
Less than 20% of the Uttarakhand’s projected population in the age group of 18-19 years has actually registered for voting in this year’s LokSabha election.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Less than 20% of the Uttarakhand’s projected population in the age group of 18-19 years has actually registered for voting in this year’s LokSabha election.(HT File / Representative Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Less than 20% of Uttarakhand’s first time eligible voters registered by EC

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nitika Kakkar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2019 05:10 PM IST
As per the data from the office of Uttarakhand’s chief electoral officer, the state has an estimated population of 4.43 lakh voters in the age group of 18-19 years on January 1, 2019, which makes them eligible to vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The Bharatiya Janata Party will chalk out programmes for the Lok Sabha elections in a meeting at its headquarters in Dehradun on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(HT Photo)
The Bharatiya Janata Party will chalk out programmes for the Lok Sabha elections in a meeting at its headquarters in Dehradun on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(HT Photo)

BJP to reach out to minorities, Dalits in Uttarakhand as part of Lok Sabha poll strategy

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 04:58 PM IST
The Uttarakhand unit of BJP will chalk out the programmes for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 in an organisational meeting to be held in Dehradun on March 12.
Voting in all five parliamentary constituencies of Uttarakhand will be held in a single phase on April 11 in the Lok Sabha elections 2019.(HT File)
Voting in all five parliamentary constituencies of Uttarakhand will be held in a single phase on April 11 in the Lok Sabha elections 2019.(HT File)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Uttarakhand to vote in single phase on April 11

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2019 05:06 PM IST
All five parliamentary constituencies in the hill state of Uttarakhand will go to poll in single phase on April 11 in the Lok Sabha elections 2019. The last date for filing nomination papers by candidates is March 25 while the date of scrutiny of the nominations is March 26.
A sniffer dog and police personnel at Thursday’s grenade blast site in Jammu.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
A sniffer dog and police personnel at Thursday’s grenade blast site in Jammu.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

Third grenade attack in a year at Jammu bus stand kills teen

Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 09:55 PM IST
A person linked to the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group hurled a grenade at a busy bus stand in Jammu on Thursday, killing a teenager and injuring at least 30 people in third attack at the same facility within 10 months, police said.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat at a rally.(ANI)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat at a rally.(ANI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: All you need to know about Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 10:07 PM IST
A tight contest is on the cards in Uttarakhand during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The ruling BJP led by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has put up a strong front against the opposition Congress spearheaded by former chief minister Harish Rawat, which seeks to reclaim its lost glory.
Mohammad Riyaz, a resident of Anantnag district’s Mattan village, died while undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in the early hours, the officials said.(Nitin Kanotra / HT Photo)
Mohammad Riyaz, a resident of Anantnag district’s Mattan village, died while undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in the early hours, the officials said.(Nitin Kanotra / HT Photo)

Man injured in Jammu bus stand blast dies, toll rises to two

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 10:10 AM IST
Within hours of the incident, police arrested the accused and said he was tasked by terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen to carry out the attack.
The Uttarakhand unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to rope in PM Modi and party president Amit Shah to launch a second phase of campaign in the state for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.(HT FIle)
The Uttarakhand unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to rope in PM Modi and party president Amit Shah to launch a second phase of campaign in the state for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.(HT FIle)

PM Modi, Amit Shah to intensify BJP Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttarakhand

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 04:44 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The general view among the Uttarakhand unit of BJP is that both PM Modi and national president Amit Shah would have to be roped in to give a boost to its electoral prospects owing to the strained relations among its top local leaders.
Students at a government school in Almora district have been giving board examinations sitting on the floor due to lack of furniture.(HT file/For representation only)
Students at a government school in Almora district have been giving board examinations sitting on the floor due to lack of furniture.(HT file/For representation only)

Boards 2019: Students in Almora school give exam on floor due to lack of furniture

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2019 06:16 PM IST
Students at a government school in Almora district have been giving board examinations sitting on the floor due to lack of furniture.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address an election rally in Dehradun on March 16 ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.(PTI File)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address an election rally in Dehradun on March 16 ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.(PTI File)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi to kick off Congress campaign in Uttarakhand on March 16

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2019 04:19 PM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will kick off party’s campaign for Lok Sabha elections in Uttarakhand with a rally in Dehradun on March 16.
Realty firm Supertech on Monday said it has allotted flats to families of two CRPF personnel martyred in the February 14 terror attack at Pulwama.(PTI)
Realty firm Supertech on Monday said it has allotted flats to families of two CRPF personnel martyred in the February 14 terror attack at Pulwama.(PTI)

Builder allots flats to 2 CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama attack

Nw Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2019 03:02 AM IST
The family of Pradeep Kumar has been allotted an apartment at its township Golf Country at Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida, while family of Virendra Singh has been given a flat at its project in Pant Nagar, Uttarakhand.
BC Khanduri is a senior BJP leader and Member of Parliament from Pauri Lok Sabha seat.(HT File)
BC Khanduri is a senior BJP leader and Member of Parliament from Pauri Lok Sabha seat.(HT File)

‘I provided funds for better road connectivity and water supply’: Pauri MP Khanduri

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 04:28 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Former Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri is the Member of Parliament from Pauri Lok Sabha seat.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Uttarkhand’s Pauri constituency, which has six assembly seats, is the worst hit by migration with over 300 ghost villages in the district.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Uttarkhand’s Pauri constituency, which has six assembly seats, is the worst hit by migration with over 300 ghost villages in the district.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019:Water woes, joblessness worry villages in Uttarakhand’s Pauri constituency

Hindustan Times, Srinagar (Pauri Garhwal) | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar (pauri Garhwal)
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 11:23 AM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2018: In many villages of Uttarakhand’s Pauri constituency, small land holdings make farming unviable; lack of industries forces youth to migrate for jobs and traders are worried about losing their shops due to the construction of an all-weather road.
Indian victims are under medical treatment at Jorhat hospital after allegedly drinking toxic bootleg liquor in Assam's Golaghat district on February 22, 2019.(AFP)
Indian victims are under medical treatment at Jorhat hospital after allegedly drinking toxic bootleg liquor in Assam's Golaghat district on February 22, 2019.(AFP)

Toxic methanol caused hooch deaths in Assam: Cops

Hindutan Times | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Methanol poisoning has been behind most of the hooch tragedies in India, including the one in which more than 100 people were killed in parts of western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in the second week of February.
The disturbance made Wednesday the coldest late February day in at least seven years, IMD said, with day-time temperature dropping to 20 degrees Celsius, at least six degrees below normal.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
The disturbance made Wednesday the coldest late February day in at least seven years, IMD said, with day-time temperature dropping to 20 degrees Celsius, at least six degrees below normal.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

There’s many a twist in Delhi winter’s tail

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 07:38 AM IST
The western disturbance that caused rain and chilly winds on Monday and Tuesday will likely continue till Thursday and another disturbance is expected on March 2 and 3, the IMD said, highlighting the profusion of these extratropical storms that have hit north-west India this winter.
The BSP and Samajwadi party announced an alliance for fighting the Lok Sabha elections in Uttarakhand on Monday, Feb 25, 2019.(HT File Photo)
The BSP and Samajwadi party announced an alliance for fighting the Lok Sabha elections in Uttarakhand on Monday, Feb 25, 2019.(HT File Photo)

Our battle directly against BJP in Uttarakhand, says BSP day after pact with SP

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 02:27 PM IST
As per the agreement for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BSP would field its candidates on Tehri Garhwal, Almora, Nainital and Haridwar seats in Uttarakhand while the SP would field its candidate in Pauri Garhwal.
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