Articles by Namita Singh
Mar 27, 2019
In Uttarakhand's hills, BJP's nationalism strikes a chord; voters downplay local issues, say problems can be solved laterThough locals in Uttarakhand's hilly areas — Kumaon and Garhwal — are upset with the BJP over unemployment, migration and lack of basic facilities, nationalism seems to be striking a chord with people openly voicing their support for Narendra Modi
Aug 10, 2017
Amid Doka La standoff, India's poor infrastructure along China border in Uttarakhand may be cause for alarmChina's recent indirect threat of entering Kalapani seems to have set the alarm bells ringing regarding India's security situation near the borders with Nepal and China in the Uttarakhand region
Jul 20, 2017
Pancheswar dam: Uttarakhand makes steady progress; project to generate employment, power, irrigationMore than two-and-a-half years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal, his ambitious Pancheshwar multi-purpose project, which was an integral component of his 4C policy, has made significant progress in Uttarakhand
Apr 18, 2017
Trivendra Singh Rawat's one-month report card: BJP government off to a good startIt's perhaps a short time to draw any clear conclusions but the one month report card of the BJP government headed by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in Uttarakhand gives an indication about the fresh challenges in store for it — especially in tourism, mining and excise sectors which are considered to be the backbone of the hill-state's economy.
Apr 11, 2017
Yogi Adityanath and Trivendra Singh Rawat must fasttrack pending division of assets between UP, UttarakhandUttarakhand's Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met with Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath in Lucknow on Monday to discuss the the division of liabilities and assets pending between Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Mar 24, 2017
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities: Move could pave way for effective environmental lawsThe Uttarakhand High Court recently declared River Ganga and Yamuna as living entities — a first of its kind recognition in India.
Mar 19, 2017
UP CM Yogi Adityanath: Back home, proud parents believe that he will prove his worthYogi Adityanath's scenic native village in the lap of mountains is busy offering humble courtesy to the sudden inflow of visitors.
Mar 18, 2017
Trivendra Singh Rawat is new Uttarakhand CM; take a look at his cabinet picksTrivendra Singh Rawat was administered oath of office as Uttarakhand’s ninth chief minister by Governor KK Paul at a function at the Parade Ground in Dehradun on Saturday.
Mar 17, 2017
Trivendra Singh Rawat: BJP picks a grassroots leader from RSS ranks to lead UttarakhandTrivendra's debut into Uttarakhand politics came with the state's very first assembly election in 2002, when he contested from Doiwala seat.
Mar 16, 2017
Uttarakhand ready for chief minister's swearing-in, but no candidate announced yetNarendra Modi and Amit Shah are all set to attend the swearing-in ceremony in Uttarakhand on Saturday, and all preparations are in place. There is only one problem: There is no chief minister to be sworn in.