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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
Mar 21, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Uttarakhand profile: Garhwal, Almora among key seats; Congress hopes to regain past gloryCurrently, all five parliamentary seats are held by the Bharatiya Janata Party, which also enjoys a majority in the state.
Oct 07, 2018
The Himalayan Echoes festival retells tales of Kumaon, its wildlife, craft and foodA festival like Himalayan Echoes is as much a reminder of what’s dying as it is of the need to bring it back to life.
Jun 08, 2018
The reDiscovery Project: Experiencing Uttarakhand through Kumaoni food, shared taxi ridesAmbika Vishwanath and Hoshner Reporter of The reDiscovery Project write about soaking in the May sun with a view of the Himalayas
Jun 02, 2017
NH-74 scam : Congress intensifies protests against BJP govt in Uttarakhand after transfer of whistleblowerA day after Senthil Pandiyan, who exposed the NH-74 scam, was removed as Kumaon Commissioner, Congress said that it was Centre's attempt to target the man.
Mar 10, 2017
Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2016: A complete list of key candidates and constituenciesThe 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.
Feb 04, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: From migration to pollution, the key issues that may determine pollsMigration, unemployment, women and child health, ecological disasters, depreciating tourism, water conservation, man-animal conflict, illegal wildlife trade, ill-conceived hydropower projects, forest fires and deforestation are all serious issues concerning Uttarakhand voters
Jan 26, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: Challenge will be to keep House in order before voting beginsBefore the creation of Uttarakhand, there were 22 seats from Uttarakhand region. In 2001, 57 seats were allotted to the hills according the 1971 census. Remaining 13 seats went to plain areas.
Jan 18, 2017
ND Tiwari's illustrious past comes undone by political class looking to exploit his infirmitiesThe sight of ND Tiwari running around the courts to battle Rohit Shekhar's paternity suit and later accepting him as his son is going to be an enduring image of nearly ninety-year-old leader who has the singular distinction of holding the post of chief ministers of two states — Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand.