Tag: Uttarakhand

Rs. 200 crore weddings in Garhwal Hills: Questions that will stare at the guests

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: This past weekend, a section of the Indian mainstream media broke the story that the controversial Gupta brothers – Ajay and Atul – NRIs from South Africa, will be splurging something like Rs. 200 crore in hosting the wedding of their two sons in the Garhwal hills of Uttarakhand between June

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Himalayan tahrs roasted alive in forest fire

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: A large population of  the endangered Tahrs has been roasted alive in raging forest fires in Uttarakhand Experts are asking pertinent questions in the wake of the Tehri disaster. Those in knowledgeable circles want to know what caused porosity, fragmentation of consolidated forest canopy and loss of growing stock leading to

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Trivendra Singh Rawat will be Uttarakhand CM 

Newsroom24x7 Staff Dehradun: In Uttarakhand, where Assembly elections have just concluded and Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged the winner, Trivendra Singh Rawat was today elected as leader of the BJP leguslature party leader. Rawat, who has been an RSS pracharak, will take the oath of office and secrecy along with his council of ministers in

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Rahul accuses BJP of stealing mandate in Goa and Manipur

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today accused Bharatiya Janata Party of stealing the mandate in two of the three States where the Congress party has won in the just concluded Assembly election. “Out of five states, BJP won two, we won three (Punjab, Manipur and Goa). In two of the states

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Exit polls show BJP ahead in UP, Uttarakhand and Manipur, Congress leading in Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A number of exit polls for assembly elections in five states show the balance tilting towards the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur. The Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are emerging strong in Punjab while there are indications that the electoral battle in Goa is evenly poised, with

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General Election to Legislative Assemblies 2017-EC decision on allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to Political Parties

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has issued an order regarding allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to National and State political parties in the General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh 2017. An election Commission of India order issued on Wednesday says at the time

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Assembly polls: EC announces poll schedule for Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Election commission of India today announced the General elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh The EC today announced the election schedule for five State Assemblies and also the enforcement of the Model code of conduct for the guidance of political parties and candidates.   Election

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International Tiger Day and the Tale of Tumbling Tiger Numbers

Newsroom24x7 Staff As we observe the International Tiger Day on July 29, what stares everyone in the face is the rising number of tiger deaths across different parts of the country this year. Madhya Pradesh presents the worst scenario with 19 tiger deaths against the total mortality figure of 59 in the country between January 1

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Harish Rawat to resume office as Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Sacked Uttarakhand chief Minister Harish Rawat is all set to return as Chief Minister of the hill State after the Supreme Court today approved the result of Tuesday’s floor test in the State Assembly. “Rawat gets 33 votes out of 61 in the floor test. No irregularities were found in the

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Rawat appears to have won the floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Desk Dehruadun: There was much jubilation in the Congress camp today as the sacked Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today appears to have won the floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly as it is claimed that 33 of the 61 MLAs have voted in his favour. The result of the vote will be given

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Supreme Court upholds Uttarakhand HC order, Rebel MLAs will not participate in floor test

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: What comes as a relief for ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who faces a floor test in the State Assembly tomorrow is the Supreme Court decision today to reject the applications filed by nine dissident Congress MLAs of Uttarakhand to participate in the floor test. A division bench of the

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President’s rule to continue in Uttarakhand, no trial of strength in Assembly on April 29

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Supreme Court today extended the stay on the the High Court order which had quashed the imposition of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand. Following the latest order by the Supreme Court, the President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand and there will be no floor test in the State Assmebly on April 29

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Presidents’ rule restored in Uttarakhand, SC stays HC order till April 27

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President’s rule has been restored in Uttarakhand after the Supreme Court of India today stayed till April 27 the judgement of the Uttarakhand High Court quashing the imposition of President’s rule. Click for earlier news: Harish Rawat returns as Chief Minister, Centre goes in appeal against HC Judgement

CBI arrests two BSNL officers and a senior accountant in Uttarakhand Accountant General’s office

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Accounts Officer and a Telecom District Manager (TDM), both working in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) at Unnao in Uttar Pradesh for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.20,000 and Rs.50,000 respectively from a complainant. A case was registered under section 120-B of Indian

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