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Trivendra Singh Rawat to take oath as Uttarakhand chief minister today
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Trivendra Singh Rawat to take oath as Uttarakhand chief minister today

Long-time Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Trivendra Singh Rawat will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday afternoon.

Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017: BJP must use its 'two engines' to quickly address the state's challenges
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Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017: BJP must use its 'two engines' to quickly address the state's challenges

After the saffron splash all over the Uttarakhand, BJP is riding a wave of enthusiasm with overflowing confidence. The party is all set to form the government in the state.

Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017: BJP's win proves Harish Rawat must work his way to the top again
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Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017: BJP's win proves Harish Rawat must work his way to the top again

This time too, BJP has won the Gangorti seat while the loser Congress has managed to win from Ranikhet.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: The charge of the Modi Brigade is a prequel to a promising 2019
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: The charge of the Modi Brigade is a prequel to a promising 2019

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed for a three-fourths majority in the Uttar Pradesh assembly underscores yet again the fact that the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine plays to win and win big.

UP and Uttarakhand Assembly Election results are a repeat of 1994 Andhra Pradesh election: Here's why
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UP and Uttarakhand Assembly Election results are a repeat of 1994 Andhra Pradesh election: Here's why

The BJP’s four-fifths majority in both the Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand assembly elections brings to mind the similar landslide which the Telugu Desam Party, then led by the late NT Rama Rao, had won in 1994 in the then united Andhra Pradesh.

Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: Unprecedented BJP wave swept Congress aside
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Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: Unprecedented BJP wave swept Congress aside

The Uttarakhand Assembly election was contested primarily between India's two most prominent parties — Congress and BJP.

Assembly election 2017: Don't expect huge Sensex rally even if BJP wins; Fed rate hike is on the way
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Assembly election 2017: Don't expect huge Sensex rally even if BJP wins; Fed rate hike is on the way

The greater participation of retail investors in the stock market is likely to stem a huge fall even if the BJP's performance does not meet the expectation

Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2016: A complete list of key candidates and constituencies
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Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2016: A complete list of key candidates and constituencies

The 2017 Uttarakhand Assembly polls witnessed the presence of friends-turned-foes and entangled relationships in the fray in many constituencies fighting each other. The polls were held on 15 March.

Uttarakhand Election 2017 as it happened: Voter turnout 68 percent till 5 pm; Karnaprayag polling deferred to 9 March
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Uttarakhand Election 2017 as it happened: Voter turnout 68 percent till 5 pm; Karnaprayag polling deferred to 9 March

Polling for the 69 Vidhan Sabha seats in the hill state of Uttarakhand will be held on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Brand Narendra Modi may bring victory for BJP if utilised optimally
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Brand Narendra Modi may bring victory for BJP if utilised optimally

In Uttarakhand, BJP is hoping for a sweeping win — not only will it reaffirm BJP's hold on the nation's political pulse

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Environmental concerns continue to trouble state, political machinery remains ineffective
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Environmental concerns continue to trouble state, political machinery remains ineffective

Uttarakhand is well on its way to recovery, the severity of the floods was unseen and is likely to register as a pertinent issue in the 2017 polls.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Straight contest between Congress, BJP in most seats
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Straight contest between Congress, BJP in most seats

With 51 candidates withdrawing from the fray on the last day for withdrawal of nominations, the chessboard for the 15 February Assembly polls in Uttarakhand is laid out where the ruling Congress and opposition BJP appear to be locked in a straight contest in a majority of total 70 seats.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Absence of tourist spots from poll agendas shows parties' ignorance about state
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Absence of tourist spots from poll agendas shows parties' ignorance about state

Political parties should focus on building new and modernised hill stations which could contribute in increasing the revenue of the state and making it more beautiful and liveable instead of promising modern bridges and highways (like Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised) in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat issued notice for poll code violation
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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat issued notice for poll code violation

The Election Commission on Saturday issued notice to Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat and two other candidates for allegedly violating the model poll code.

Uttarakhand Assembly Election: 35 nomination papers rejected by Election Commission
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Uttarakhand Assembly Election: 35 nomination papers rejected by Election Commission

Thirty-five nomination papers have been rejected in Uttarakhand, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Mussoorie, the tourist town, has its own political significance
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Mussoorie, the tourist town, has its own political significance

Located in Kulri Bazar on Mall road of Uttarakhand’s most favourite tourist spot — Mussoorie, Hotel Minerva houses the election office of political heavyweight and BJP nominee from Mussoorie assembly seat Ganesh Joshi. Joshi was in news after a police horse Shaktiman had recently received injuries and subsequently died.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: BJP hopes to placate ticket hopefuls whose name did not figure in the first list
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: BJP hopes to placate ticket hopefuls whose name did not figure in the first list

With the congress released list of candidates on rest of the five seats in Uttarakhand, it led to supporters of ticket hopefuls to agitation.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: All you need to know about the key constituencies and candidates
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: All you need to know about the key constituencies and candidates

The 2017 Uttarakhand Assembly polls is all set to witness the presence of friends-turned-foes and entangled relationships in the fray in many constituencies fighting each other.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Dislocation and migration biggest crises in the hill state
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Dislocation and migration biggest crises in the hill state

A friend from Dehradun laments about the tragic geo-social process that has accelerated in Uttarakhand since its inception in 2000.