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BJP, Congress in neck-and-neck race in Uttarakhand

A neck-and-neck race is on in Uttarakhand where the ruling BJP is leading in 28 seats and the Congress in 26 in the 70-member Assembly.

Congress stakes claim to form govt in Uttarakhand

A Congress delegation called on Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva late on Tuesday to formally stake the claim to form a new government.

State Congress spokesman Surendra Kumar said the delegation w

Could not give due time to constituency: Uttarakhand CM Khanduri

Having lost to Congress in Kotdwar, Uttarakhand chief minister B. C. Khanduri on Tuesday tried to put up a brave face as he thanked the voters for giving BJP their ‘blessings’ in the state and admitte

Uttarakhand CM opposes NCTC


Accusing the Centre of 'infringing' on federal rights of the states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri on Sunday opposed the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC).

"Be it NCTC or

Uttarakhand to move Supreme Court on Tehri Dam


The Uttarakhand government has decided to move the Supreme Court for the transfer of 25 per cent shares of Uttar Pradesh in the Tehri dam.

The move came after the law department gave its go ahead to

Assembly elections begin in Uttarakhand

Polling commenced on Monday in 70 Assembly constituencies in Uttarakhand amid tight security with over 60 lakh voters expected to exercise their franchise in the single-phased elections.

Over 6

Uttarakhand campaign to close today

Campaigning for the January 30 Assembly elections in Uttarakhand, which saw heavyweights of major political parties criss-crossing the hill state in spite of snow fall and intense cold, comes to an end on Saturday.

Pranab: BJP changed Lokpal stand in 24 hrs

Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee accused the BJP of being responsible for the Rajya Sabha’s failure to pass the Lokpal Bill by changing its stand within 24 hours.

Shoe hurled at Rahul Gandhi, youth arrested

Rahul Gandhi on Monday became the latest target of “shoegate” when a youth hurled a shoe at him while he was addressing an election rally here on Monday, barely two days after a similar incident with members of Team Anna.

Shoe hurled towards Rahul


A shoe was hurled towards Rahul Gandhi by a youth while he was addressing an election rally near here on Monday, barely two days after a similar incident with members of Team Anna.

The shoe fell 10

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