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Uttarakhand gives nod to implementing 10% quota for economically weaker sections

Dehradun, Jan. 16 -- Uttarakhand could soon become the second state in the country, after Gujarat, to implement 10% reservationfor economically weaker sections in the general category, days after the ... Read More


PM Modi may launch BJP's Lok Sabha poll campaign from Kedarnath

Dehradun, Jan. 15 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi may launch the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s campaign for the Lok sabha elections from Kedarnath during his proposed visit to Uttarakhand in March, s... Read More


With eye on Lok Sabha polls, Uttarakhand's BJP government likely to table tax-free budget

Dehradun, Jan. 11 -- With an eye on this year's Lok Sabha polls, the BJP government's 2019-20 annual budget will be tax-free, which will also have allocations for agriculture, tourism and information ... Read More


Uttarakhand BJP faces problem of plenty ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Dehradun, Jan. 7 -- Selection of candidates for this year's Lok Sabha polls could be tough for the BJP high command with several stalwarts lobbying for tickets, even as the party has said that its sit... Read More


Unlimited financial powers to municipal corporations in U'Khand

Dehradun, Jan. 1 -- With an eye on the 2019 general election, the Uttarakhand cabinet on Monday approved a slew of relaxations for construction of residential and commercial buildings besides its plan... Read More


Uttarakhand eases construction norms, hikes civic bodies' financial powers

India, Jan. 1 -- With an eye on the 2019 general election, the Uttarakhand cabinet on Monday approved a slew of relaxations for construction of residential and commercial buildings besides its plan re... Read More


Uttarakhand plans to introduce caravans in major spots to boost tourism

India, Dec. 18 -- To attract more tourists to the scenic spots dotting the picturesque central Himalayan region, the Uttarakhand government will soon introduce mobile caravans or motor homes equipped ... Read More


Rahul misleading country on Rafale: VK Singh

Dehradun, Dec. 17 -- Accusing Congress president Rahul Gandhi of trying to take political advantage by questioning the Supreme Court's judgment on the central government's Rafale fighter jet deal with... Read More


Uttarakhand govt rejects 'Kedarnath' director's request to lift ban

Dehradun, Dec. 10 -- The state government on Sunday rejected director Abhishek Kapoor's request for lifting a ban on his recently released film 'Kedarnath', stating the movie shot in the shrine town a... Read More


Opposition creates ruckus in the Uttarakhand assembly on Lokayukta issue

India, Dec. 7 -- The Uttarakhand assembly witnessed noisy scenes on the Lokayukta Bill issue on Thursday with members of the Congress creating bedlam in the House accusing the BJP government of "delib... Read More