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Cop burnt to death by wife

A police inspector of Uttarakhand on Sunday died after being set on fire allegedly by his wife in a fit of rage, police said.

Ram Lal Arya (56), who was posted at the police headquarters here, died a

Bahuguna wins confidence vote in Uttarakhand

The Congress-led government in Uttarakhand, which had struggled to cobble up a majority after the recent elections, on Thursday comfortably won a vote of confidence in the Assembly, with 39 MLAs voting in its favour.

Bahuguna govt wins trust vote

The Vijay Bahuguna government on Thursday won a trust vote in the Uttarakhand Assembly amid a walkout by the opposition BJP members.

Thirtynine members voted in favour of the trust motion tabled by B

Cong clears major hurdle in U’khand

The Congress government in Uttarakhand on Monday cleared a major hurdle with the election of its candidate Govind Singh Kunjwal as the Speaker of the Assembly by a good margin of eight votes over Bharatita Janata Party nominee Harbans Kapoor ahead of chief minister Vijay Bahuguna’s trust vote.

Bahuguna faces first major trial in Assembly today

With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fielding its nominee for the Uttarkhand Speaker’s election, the stage was on Sunday set for the Congress government to face its first trial of strength in the Ass

Rawat loyalists to get U’khand Cabinet berths

The crisis in Uttarakhand Congress ebbed on Monday with the Central leadership working out a compromise formula under which three loyalists of rebel leader Harish Rawat will be given ministerial berths in the Cabinet expansion on Tuesday.

Sulking Union minister Harish Rawat resigns


Union minister Harish Rawat, who lost in the race for Uttarakhand Chief Ministership, is sulking and said to have resigned from the Union government.

Rawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Par

19 newly-elected U'khand MLAs have criminal background: Report

Nineteen of the 70 newly-elected MLAs in Uttarakhand have criminal background, according to an election monitoring group.

According to Uttarakhand Election Watch report released on Sunday, 19 newly-

Cong to stake claim to form govt in Uttarakhand

Congress on Friday said its top state leaders would meet the Uttarakhand Governor and stake claim to form a new government even as the BSP, which also holds key to government formation, kept its ca

Congress tries to form govt in Uttarakhand

The Congress appeared on course Tuesday night to try to form a government in Uttarakhand after it took a wafer-thin one-seat advantage over the ruling BJP in a cliffhanger contest.

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