Water, Development key issues in Almora constituency ahead of polls


Ranikhet constituency of Almora district, which has 78,577 voters, has been witnessing a close contest for the past two polls. But the close contest is not due to tough competition rather lack of surety among voters as both the candidates have failed to live up to their expectations. In 2007, Congress’ Karan Mahara had defeated BJP candidate Ajay More...

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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 Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Over 700 candidates in fray for Uttarakhand Assembly polls

A total of 722 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the elections on 70 seats of the Uttarakhand Assembly on February 15. Major political parties like Congress and BJP have fielded candidates from all More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Mega Earthquake imminent in Uttarakhand warn scientists

Data from a day-long workshop on earthquake risk assessment, organised by Disaster Mitigation Management Centre (DMMC) at Dehradun on Friday has revealed that a mega earthquake could strike Uttarakhand any time More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Big Jolt to Uttarakhand Congress as former CM ND Tiwari joins BJP

Dehradun: In a major setback for the Uttarakhand Congress former Chief Minister ND Tiwari a die hard congress vetran for the past 53 years switched allegiance to BJP. Apart from being a 3 time Chief Minister of More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Yashpal Arya ditches Congress; pledges allegiance to BJP

In a big blow to Uttarakhand Congress senior leader and former cabinet minister Yashpal Arya joined hands with the BJP. Irrigation minister Yashpal Arya and former Yamnotri MLA Kedar Rawat joined the BJP in New More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Uttarakhand Congress BJP issued show-cause by EC over Facebook advertising

Both Parties making extensive use of social media to woo the youth Chief electoral officer (CEO) of Uttarakhand Radha Raturi on Friday issued show-cause notices to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Rawat Upadhyay release separate candidate lists

Long-simmering tensions between chief minister Harish Rawat and state Congress chief Kishore Upadhyay have again come to the fore at the time of ticket distribution for 2017 assembly elections in Uttarakhand. According More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Elections to be held in Uttarakhand on February 15

Nomination process to begin from January 20 onwards Last date of filing nomination papers January 27 Maximum expenditure per candidate capped off at Rs 28 lakhThe polling for all 70 assembly seats of Uttarakhand More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

CM Harish Rawat to sit on one day fast at Jantar Mantar over Bhagirthi ESZ

Harish Rawat to sit on fast at Jantar Mantar on Jan 5 Chief minister Harish Rawat will sit on a day-long fast in Delhi on Thursday against the rejection of the state government’s zonal master plan for Bhagirathi More...