Dr Indira Hridayesh elected leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand


Senior Uttarakhand Congress leader and Haldwani MLA Indira Hridayesh has been elected Leader of the Congress Legislature Party. By virtue of her new position, she will be the Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly. She was unanimously elected at a meeting of the Congress MLAs in Dehradun yesterday. The Congress has 11 MLAs in the state. Congress MLA More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

24 year old dead in Balliwala flyover accident

A 24-year-old man died on Wednesday after the two-wheeler he was riding met with an accident on Balliwala flyover. The incident has left the local residents angry who said that this is the fourth life that the flyover More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Trivendra Singh Rawat to be next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

Swearing in Ceremony to place on Saturday Former state BJP chief Trivendra Singh Rawat will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday, informed sources said on Friday. Rawat, an organisational More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Saffron wave grips UP, Uttarakhand

In an unprecedented electoral success, the BJP, riding on the Modi wave, won 57 of the total 70 seats in Uttarakhand, the maximum by any party since the creation of the state. For the Congress, that won just 11 More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Rain, snow lash Garhwal temperatures plummet

Rain and snowfall across Garhwal brought the mercury down considerably forcing the residents to once again take out the woolens. Dhanaulti, a renowned tourist hill station, experienced moderate hail and snow that More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Banker’s Union hold protests at Ashley Hall against staff outsourcing

Bank employees held a protest against the Union Government here today. They have been opposing the outsourcing of employees to the banking sector. The protesters, under the aegis of the United Forum of Bank Unions, More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Fresh spells of rain and snow expected in Uttarakhand on Feb 19

After a prolonged dry spell in Uttarakhand, the meteorological centre on Friday predicted light to moderate rain and snow at a few places in the hill state on February 19 and 20. The weather in Uttarakhand has remained More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Uttarakhand witnesses record turnout of 68% voters

Uttarakhand’s 13 districts recorded a 68% turnout by 5 pm. Uttarkashi district had the highest turnout with 73% people casting their vote, followed by Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts with 70% More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

35 candidates rejected 687 eligible to contest Uttarakhand Assembly Polls

With the rejection of 35 nomination papers during scrutiny in Uttarakhand, there are 687 candidates left in the fray in 70 assembly constituencies going to polls on February 15. A total of 722 candidates had filed More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Doon valley shivers as temperature falls below 3 degrees

The onslaught of the extremely cold conditions in Northern India showed no signs of letting up with mercury plummeting several degrees below normal in most places. Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand recorded a More...