uttarakhand Elections

GROUND REPORT| Haldwani prepares for elections amid mixed sentiments for BJP

With a population of 371,654 and situated 296 kilometers from Delhi, the district holds significant electoral weight. In the final stretch of campaigning, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami led a massive roadshow on the day of Ram Navami, drawing both fervent support and nuanced sentiments from the electorate. The New Indian team reached Haldwani to capture the election mood ahead of the first phase of polling.

After New Indian’s Report On 28 Deaths In Dham Yatra, Dhami Takes VIP Off List, Warns Youth

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Dhami late Friday revised his government’s guidelines on the pilgrimage to four key shrines, announcing a ban on VIP Darshan and urging the youth to allow seniors to move ahead amid a rise in deaths being reported in a span of last 10 days. Dhami’s directions came hours after The […]

Uttarakhand records 59.55% voter turnout in assembly elections

The hill state of Uttrakhand has recorded 59.55% voter turnout, across 70 constituencies of 13 districts. Haridwar district has recorded highest 68.73% voter turnout, while Almora has registered the lowest at 50.65%. Over 82 lakh voters are choosing their representatives for the 70-member state assembly. Overall, there are 632 candidates are in the fray The […]

Mussoorie Demands More Development, Proper Medical Facilities To Improve Tourism

MUSSOORIE: While the temperature in this hilly town remains chillingly low, the political temperature is soaring as the assembly elections are just less than a week away. People here feel that issues of parking and nationalism will echo in Mussoorie. The New Indian team visited Mussoorrie and spoke to a host of locals and shopkeepers, […]

U’khand Polls : Migration From Villages Along China Border Key Issue, Says Ex- State AAP Chief

DEHRADUN: As the BJP and the Congress brace up for a face-off in the 2022 assembly polls in Uttarakhand, the locals feel that the debut of AAP will make little dent in their vote share. This is despite AAP announcing sops for the hill people. Among other burning issues emerging from the state, the migration […]

U’Khand Polls 2022: Two Rawats Not In 1st List Yet, State Unit Chief Godiyal Gets Ticket

DEHRADUN: After much delay, the Congress on Saturday released the first list of candidates for Uttarakhand assembly polls that included names of state unit chief Ganesh Godiyal and CLP Pritam Singh. The list, however, does not include the name of former Chief Minister Harish Rawat, Harak Singh Rawat or his daughter in law Anukriti Gosain […]

EXCLUSIVE: No One Allowed To Give Hate Speeches, Ready For Fair Polls, Says Uttarakhand DGP

DEHRADUN: With just days to go for the 70 member assembly polls, Uttarakhand Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumar said that the force is duty bound to conduct free and fair elections in the hill state and it will deal with anyone who tries to provoke tension on the communal or caste lines sternly. In […]

Cong Top Brass Still “Mulling” Induction Of Expelled BJP Min, Harak Singh Rawat: Gourav Vallabh

DEHRADUN: There appears to be delay in the much anticipated induction of rebel BJP Minister Harak Singh Rawat into the Congress. Even as the political analysts keep a close watch on this ‘Will he? Wouldn’t he?’ situation, the Uttarakhand Congress party media incharge Professor Gourav Vallabh on Wednesday clarified that the decision on induction of […]