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Explained: The Uttarakhand slaughterhouses row and what courts have said
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Explained: The Uttarakhand slaughterhouses row and what courts have said

In 2017, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh had followed in Uttar Pradesh’s footsteps and cracked down on ‘illegal’ slaughterhouses. The high court had in 2018 directed the state government to seal illegal slaughterhouses 72 hours and banned slaughter of animals in the open and pu

Champawat bypoll: Congress will give tough fight to CM Dhami, says Harish Rawat
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Champawat bypoll: Congress will give tough fight to CM Dhami, says Harish Rawat

Earlier, voters were vocal about supporting the chief minister, but after our persuasion, they have gone silent and are contemplating what should they do, said Harish Rawat

Congress can revive and take on BJP only if Gandhis pull back and shed their sense of entitlement
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Congress can revive and take on BJP only if Gandhis pull back and shed their sense of entitlement

Radical measures are needed and quickly as critical Assembly elections loom. Or else, the grand old party may actually crumble into dust

Uttarakhand Assembly election 2022: Harish Rawat expresses embarrassment over failure to guide Congress to victory
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Uttarakhand Assembly election 2022: Harish Rawat expresses embarrassment over failure to guide Congress to victory

The Congress, which fought under the leadership of Rawat, won just 19 seats against BJP's 47 out of a total of 70 Assembly seats

CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President
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CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President

Sonia Gandhi listened to all leaders at the CWC meet and said she is willing to make the required changes to strengthen the party, sources said

Assembly election results 2022: A look at how chief ministers, past and present, performed in the polls
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Assembly election results 2022: A look at how chief ministers, past and present, performed in the polls

On Thursday, Yogi Adityanath grabbed headlines with a historic win. But not all chief ministers had a reason to celebrate. Pushkar Singh Dhami in Uttarakhand and Charanjit Singh Channi in Punjab had to taste defeat; they even lost their seats

2022 Assembly poll results: Rewriting India’s political roadmap where performance overrides caste factors
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2022 Assembly poll results: Rewriting India’s political roadmap where performance overrides caste factors

Political parties will now be forced to realise that caste factor notwithstanding, they have to devise ways of delivering performance.

Saffron UPsurge: No stopping the Modinaut as BJP notches up decisive victories in 4 states, AAP slays Goliaths in Punjab stunner
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Saffron UPsurge: No stopping the Modinaut as BJP notches up decisive victories in 4 states, AAP slays Goliaths in Punjab stunner

Is there any way to stop the BJP juggernaut? The BJP put on a splendid performance in the four states ruled by it, sweeping away the Opposition with its governance model mounted on pillars of welfarism, Hindutva and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unflagging popularity

Devbhoomi Dividend: Pushkar Dhami's loss only sore spot as BJP bucks Uttarakhand trend to comfortably beat Congress
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Devbhoomi Dividend: Pushkar Dhami's loss only sore spot as BJP bucks Uttarakhand trend to comfortably beat Congress

Some BJP MLAs including Kailash Gahtori and Suresh Gadiya have expressed their willingness to give up their respective seats for Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami to contest as he suffered defeat in Khatima

Punjab polls: People will give clear mandate to Congress, says Harish Rawat
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Punjab polls: People will give clear mandate to Congress, says Harish Rawat

Rawat said Punjab needs a party that can take all sections along and lead the state on the path of development, adding that his party is the only alternative

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Key electoral battles to watch for in hill state
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022: Key electoral battles to watch for in hill state

The ruling BJP is seeking a consecutive second term in office in the state while the Congress is trying to make a comeback after being routed in the 2017 Assembly polls

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: State known for political instability goes to polls tomorrow
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: State known for political instability goes to polls tomorrow

After Uttarakhand was formed by carving out from Uttar Pradesh, the hilly state has given mandates alternatively to the Congress and the BJP, while there also being instability of the governments due to frequent change of chief ministers

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Voters caught between egotistical Congress and BJP’s shenanigans in state
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Voters caught between egotistical Congress and BJP’s shenanigans in state

The BJP is hoping to capitalise on schemes like Ayushman health insurance, all-weather roads, construction of a new AIIMS and ‘har ghar jal’

Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Can Congress sway election with lucrative freebies to halt BJP's double engine sarkar?
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Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Can Congress sway election with lucrative freebies to halt BJP's double engine sarkar?

Although the political contest is largely bipolar between Congress and BJP in the hill districts, the BSP could upset equations in some constituencies in Haridwar

Election Commission issues notice to BJP Uttarakhand for tweeting morphed photo of Harish Rawat
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Election Commission issues notice to BJP Uttarakhand for tweeting morphed photo of Harish Rawat

The explanation should reach the Commission within 24 hours of receipt of the notice, failing which it shall take appropriate decision in the matter without further reference to BJP Uttarakhand, said the ECI

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Congress changes Harish Rawat's seat to Lalkuan from Ramnagar
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Congress changes Harish Rawat's seat to Lalkuan from Ramnagar

Rawat replaces Sandhya Dalakoti for the Lalkuan seat, while Mahender Pal Singh will now contest in Rawat's place from Ramnagar Assembly constituency

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Congress releases first list of 53 candidates
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Congress releases first list of 53 candidates

The names of former chief minister Harish Rawat and Harak Singh Rawat, who joined the party only on Friday, did not figure in the first candidate list of the party

Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Congress CEC to meet virtually today for selection of candidates
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Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Congress CEC to meet virtually today for selection of candidates

The polling for Uttarakhand Assembly Election will take place in a single phase on 14 February, 2022 and the counting of votes will take place on 10 March, 2022

Former BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat breaks down after being expelled from the party
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Former BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat breaks down after being expelled from the party

Rawat has accused the BJP of sacking him without talking to him even once and asserted that if he had not left the Congress to join the BJP, he would have resigned from the ruling party long ago

Course correction important for Congress to win upcoming elections, says Harish Rawat
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Course correction important for Congress to win upcoming elections, says Harish Rawat

Days after making a veiled attack on the Congress leadership ahead of assembly polls in Uttarakhand, Rawat today said that sometimes expressing pain proves to be beneficial for the party