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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

Unwilling to contest Uttarakhand polls, ex-CM Rawat tells JP Nadda; Harak faces hurdle in joining Congress
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Unwilling to contest Uttarakhand polls, ex-CM Rawat tells JP Nadda; Harak faces hurdle in joining Congress

In his 18 January letter to BJP president JP Nadda, Rawat, the sitting MLA from Doiwala Assembly seat, cited the current political situation as the reason

Uttarakhand priests threaten to obstruct PM Modi's Kedarnath visit: What you need to know about controversy
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Uttarakhand priests threaten to obstruct PM Modi's Kedarnath visit: What you need to know about controversy

The priests are opposing the formation of the Chardham Devasthanam Board, which is envisioned to be an umbrella body to regulate shrines and temples under its purview

Uttarakhand CM Swearing-in Updates: PM Modi congratulates CM Tirath Singh Rawat after oath-taking ceremony
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Uttarakhand CM Swearing-in Updates: PM Modi congratulates CM Tirath Singh Rawat after oath-taking ceremony

Uttarakhand CM Swearing-in Updates: Tirath Singh brings with him vast administrative and organisational experience, said Narendra Modi

Tirath Singh Rawat to be new Uttarakhand chief minister, will take oath at 4 pm today
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Tirath Singh Rawat to be new Uttarakhand chief minister, will take oath at 4 pm today

This comes a day after Trivendra Singh Rawat stepped down from the post amid complaints from a section of Uttarakhand BJP MLAs over his 'style of governance'

Uttarakhand govt crisis: From Dhan Singh Rawat to Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, look at frontrunners for CM post
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Uttarakhand govt crisis: From Dhan Singh Rawat to Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, look at frontrunners for CM post

Ajay Bhatt and Anil Baluni, two senior leaders from the state who are members of Parliament, are being seen as two other strong candidates for the top post. Here are short profiles of all chief ministerial probables.

Uttarakhand Govt Crisis Updates: Trivendra Singh Rawat quits as CM merely 10 days before completion of 4 years' tenure
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Uttarakhand Govt Crisis Updates: Trivendra Singh Rawat quits as CM merely 10 days before completion of 4 years' tenure

Uttarakhand Govt Crisis Updates: Rawat would have completed four years on 17 March. His resignation came just two days after BJP national vice-president Raman Singh held a meeting of the party’s state core committee in Dehradun as an 'observer' and spoke to members separately

Uttarakhand Govt Crisis: Rawat resigns as CM amid reports of discontent in state BJP; all eyes on today's 10 am meet
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Uttarakhand Govt Crisis: Rawat resigns as CM amid reports of discontent in state BJP; all eyes on today's 10 am meet

Rawat, who was slated to complete four years in office on 17 March, submitted his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya at Raj Bhawan

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat reaches Dehradun amid rumours of removal, discontent in leadership
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat reaches Dehradun amid rumours of removal, discontent in leadership

Uttarakhand BJP chief Bansidhar Bhagat said no leadership change was likely in the state and Saturday’s meeting discussed events to mark the completion of four years of state the government

Trivendra Singh Rawat leaves for Delhi amid speculations of leadership change in Uttarakhand
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Trivendra Singh Rawat leaves for Delhi amid speculations of leadership change in Uttarakhand

The party high command summoned Rawat to Delhi for “further discussions” after a meeting of the state BJP's core committee presided over by central observers

Uttarakhand floods: 26 bodies recovered, 171 missing; rescue ops on, experts trying to determine cause of disaster
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Uttarakhand floods: 26 bodies recovered, 171 missing; rescue ops on, experts trying to determine cause of disaster

The State Emergency Operation Centre said 27 people were rescued alive — 12 from the smaller of the two tunnels at the Tapovan-Vishnugad project site and 15 from the Rishi Ganga site

Glacier break in Uttarakhand's Chamoli causes flash floods; 7 dead, homes swept away, two projects damaged
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Glacier break in Uttarakhand's Chamoli causes flash floods; 7 dead, homes swept away, two projects damaged

The Indo-Tibetan border Police rescued 16 men from a tunnel in the Tapovan project but 125 were still missing. Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said seven bodies were recovered.

SC stays Uttarakhand HC's 'drastic order' of CBI probe into graft allegations against Trivendra Singh Rawat
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SC stays Uttarakhand HC's 'drastic order' of CBI probe into graft allegations against Trivendra Singh Rawat

The high court on Tuesday had ordered for a CBI probe into allegations made by a journalist in a video, accusing Rawat of allegedly getting money transferred to accounts of relatives in 2016 to back the appointment of a person in Jharkhand

Uttarakhand HC directs CBI to register FIR, probe corruption allegations against Trivendra Singh Rawat
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Uttarakhand HC directs CBI to register FIR, probe corruption allegations against Trivendra Singh Rawat

Issuing the order, Justice Ravindra Maithani also said all documents related to the case be submitted before the court.

Coronavirus Updates: Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August
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Coronavirus Updates: Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August

Coronavirus Updates: As of 1 September, of the total 15,870 active cases in the National Capital, more than half (8,119) were under home quarantine, data from the government showed.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Uttarakhand CM, three cabinet colleagues under self-quarantine after state tourism minister tests positive
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Uttarakhand CM, three cabinet colleagues under self-quarantine after state tourism minister tests positive

On Friday, Uttarakhand tourism minister Satpal Maharaj, who later tested positive for COVID-19, had attended a meeting of the state cabinet

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat meets JP Nadda, fuels speculation over likely cabinet expansion by end of Feb
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat meets JP Nadda, fuels speculation over likely cabinet expansion by end of Feb

Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat's latest meeting with BJP president JP Nadda has fuelled speculations that a Cabinet expansion is likely in the state

Narendra Modi chairs first National Ganga Council meeting, reviews Namami Gange project in Kanpur
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Narendra Modi chairs first National Ganga Council meeting, reviews Namami Gange project in Kanpur

Narendra Modi also visited a Namami Gange Mission exhibition, showcasing the works done for the cleanliness of the river

Venkaiah Naidu asks universities to reorient academic strategies to produce ‘future ready professionals’, calls economic slowdown temporary
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Venkaiah Naidu asks universities to reorient academic strategies to produce ‘future ready professionals’, calls economic slowdown temporary

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the entire world is looking towards India with great interest today and urged universities to reorient their academic strategies to produce future ready professionals

Moti Bagh, documentary based on life of Uttarakhand farmer, earns a nomination for Oscars
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Moti Bagh, documentary based on life of Uttarakhand farmer, earns a nomination for Oscars

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced that Moti Bagh is based on the life of Vidyadutt, a farmer living in the state's Pauri Garhwal region.