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Daily brief: Uttarakhand braces for Kanwar Yatra after 2-year gap

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Kanwariyas undertaking Kanwar Yatra. (File Photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 08:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi, Hindustan Times

UP votes today for legislative council polls, Yogi Adityanath among early voters

UP MLC Polls: Nine BJP candidates have been elected unopposed after the Election Commission announced the MLC polls for 36 seats last month.

UP MLC polls: Yogi Adityanath casts his vote. (ANI)
Published on Apr 09, 2022 08:46 AM IST

Congress leader whose ‘Muslim university’ claim powered BJP campaign expelled

BJP leaders repeatedly cited Congress leader Aqeel Ahmed’s claim about a ‘Muslim university’ through the Uttarakhand election campaign, stressing that Congress wants to set up the university in the land of Gods.

Congress leader Aqeel Ahmed’s claim was the centrepiece of the BJP’s sharp offensive against the Congress in Uttarakhand that contributed to its victory (PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2022 08:58 PM IST

In first address to UP assembly, Yogi 2.0 has piece of advice for Opposition 

Yogi Adityanath says the Opposition must work in tandem with the government to strengthen democracy. 

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and leader of opposition Akhilesh Yadav exchange greetings in Lucknow on Monday, (PTI)
Updated on Mar 29, 2022 03:19 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mayawati holds review meet weeks after BSP won just 1 seat in UP

Umashankar Singh Balla will be the party's only representative in the state assembly this time.

Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati waves at the party leaders, during a review meeting to discuss the party's performance in the recent Assembly polls, at the party office, in Lucknow, (PTI)
Published on Mar 27, 2022 01:56 PM IST

Who is Ritu Khanduri? The first woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly

Daughter of former chief minister of Uttarakhand Major General (Retd) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, Ritu Khanduri won the 2022 assembly elections by defeating Congress' Surendra Singh Negi from the Kotdwar seat by a margin of 3,687 votes.

BJP's Ritu Khanduri is the first woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly. (Twitter/Ritu Khanduri Bhushan)
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 04:36 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Ahead of swearing-in, Pushkar Dhami seeks divine blessings 

The Uttarakhand CM-elect, who will take oath later today, offered prayers at Dehradun's Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple.

Uttarakhand CM-elect Pushkar Singh Dhami at Dehradun's Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple (ANI)
Published on Mar 23, 2022 11:05 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Pushkar Singh Dhami to take oath as Uttarakhand CM | 5 things to know about him

Pushkar Singh Dhami had lost to Congress candidate Bhuwan Chandra Kapri from Khatima by a margin of 6,579 votes.

Pushkar Singh Dhami  (ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 23, 2022 10:54 AM IST

Pushkar Dhami to take oath tomorrow as Uttarakhand chief minister for a 2nd term

Pushkar Dhami is likely to take oath in Dehradun. 

Dehradun, Mar 21 (ANI): Pushkar Singh Dhami felicitates Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on his arrival, in Dehradun on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on Mar 22, 2022 11:22 AM IST

After poll defeat, Dhami faces a credibility challenge in 2nd term

At the same time, however, he helped build trust in the government after the second Covid wave as the third chief minister of the state in just four months.

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Uttarakhand CM-designate Pushkar Singh Dhami, in Dehradun.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 12:13 PM IST

Uttarakhand BJP plans legislative party meeting amid suspense over CM

Some of the probable names for the top job doing the rounds are BJP national spokesperson Anil Baluni, state education minister Dhan Singh Rawat, state BJP president Madan Kaushik, former Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, MLA Ritu Khanduri and Nainital MP Ajay Bhatt.

The swearing-in ceremony of Uttarakhand's new chief minister following BJP's win in the northern hill state likely to be held in the next two to three days, party's state unit president Madan Kaushik. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Published on Mar 20, 2022 12:59 AM IST
By, Dehradun

Who will be the next Uttarakhand CM? BJP legislature meeting to decide on Monday

The swearing-in ceremony for the new Uttarakhand cabinet is expected to take place on Tuesday and top leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah are expected to be present.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. (File photo)(ANI)
Published on Mar 19, 2022 08:37 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

Senior Cong leader supports Rawat amid post-poll infighting in Uttarakhand 

Navprabhat on Thursday said that if such allegations (by the Congress leaders in the state) were correct, they should have been brought to the fore at the initial stages and not after the poll results.

The Congress fielded former chief minister Harish Rawat from Ramnagar constituency in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. (PTI)
Published on Mar 17, 2022 01:29 PM IST
ANI | , Dehradun

What does the UP assembly verdict mean for Muslim political representation?

The polls saw a polarised verdict, with 83% of Muslim voters picking the SP. Here are the trends in party nomination and representation of Muslims to understand voter behaviour

Contrary to speculations, the AIMIM did not have much impact in purely electoral terms. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 15, 2022 04:59 PM IST
ByGilles Verniers,

‘Cong should expel me’, says Harish Rawat on ticket selling allegations

“Holi is a proper celebration of summoning evils, and the 'Harish Rawat evil' should also be burnt by Congress in this Holika,” ex Uttarakhand CM said.

Congress leader and ex Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat. (PTI)
Published on Mar 15, 2022 12:14 PM IST
By | Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

BJP appoints observers to oversee govt formation in four states

Union home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and law minister Kiren Rijiju are among the observers appointed for four states including UP, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur

Union home minister Amit Shah with Uttar Pradesh chief minister-designate Yogi Adityanath in New Delhi(Twitter/Yogi Adityanath)
Published on Mar 14, 2022 07:11 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

U’khand BJP leaders head to Delhi amid uncertainty over next CM

In the past two days, BJP leaders said to be front runners for the chief ministerial post have visited central party leaders in Delhi.

The BJP workers and supporters are in great shock on Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami’ defeat form the Khatima constituency.
Published on Mar 14, 2022 06:27 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Uncertainty over Dhami’s future after loss of his seat

The BJP won 47 number of the 70 seats in the assembly. The Congress finished a distant second with 19 seats.

The 46-year-old Dhami, who took over as the youngest chief minister of the state on July 4 last year, is credited with keeping the administration stable and free of controversies in his 7-month tenure after the BJP changed the chief minister twice in five years. leading to charges of instability by the opposition (PTI)
Updated on Mar 12, 2022 11:40 PM IST
By, Dehradun

Uncertainty over next CM after Dhami’s loss in Uttarakhand

If Pushkar Singh Dhami is to be made Chief Minister, he will have to be elected to the house within six months which will precipitate a bye election with a sitting legislator vacating a seat.

File phot of Pushkar Singh Dhami.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Mar 12, 2022 07:04 AM IST
By, Dehradun/rudrapur

Uttarakhand election results: Pushkar Dhami resigns, to continue as caretaker CM

Uttarakhand election results: The BJP won 47 seats in the 70-member Assembly, ten less than its 2017 tally. However, Pushkar Dhami lost the election from his Khatima seat. The Congress candidate Bhuvan Chandra Kapri defeated the CM by more than 7,000 votes

Pushkar Dhami submits his resignation to Uttarakhand governor Lt General (R) Gurmit Singh.(Twitter/ANI)
Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:32 PM IST

Election Results 2022: Day of jubilations & heartbreaks, here's who said what

Here's a compilation of best quotable quotes from much talked about assembly elections 2022.  

Election Results 2022: A compilation of best quotes from the day
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 10:40 PM IST

Assembly poll results vs exit polls: How close were they for BJP

Assembly election results 2022: A majority of the exit polls had predicted big gains for the Bharatiya Janata Party in states including Uttar Pradesh

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter holds the cutouts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI)
Published on Mar 10, 2022 03:22 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash | Edited by Aloke Tikku

BJP all set for record win in hill state, but CM Dhami loses by over 6,900 votes

Uttarakhand assembly election 2022: The saffron camp has so far managed to bag about 44 per cent of the total votes polled, the Congress has bagged a little over 38 per cent votes.

File phot of Pushkar Singh Dhami.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 04:39 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Uttarakhand poll results: Here's how key candidates are performing

Uttarakhand Assembly election result 2022: Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Congress leader Harish Rawat are trailing, according to current data available with the EC

File photos of incumbent Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and Congress leader Harish Rawat.
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 06:21 PM IST

BJP marching ahead in Uttarakhand, CM Dhami trailing

BJP's Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami was, however, trailing behind Bhuwan Chandra Kapri of the Congress by 954 votes in Khatima, according to trends available for all 70 seats in the state.

BJP supporters watching live telecast near counting center.
Published on Mar 10, 2022 11:24 AM IST

BJP ahead in 44 seats, CM Dhami leads with slender margin; Harish Rawat trails

Uttarakhand Assembly election result 2022: Updated data available on the Election Commission website showed, the BJP was ahead in 44 seats, Congress in 22 and others from four seats.

In the hill state of Uttarakhand, the BJP is leading in 37 seats.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 11:14 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Uttarakhand Election 2022 Result Constituency-wise: Full list of winners

Uttarakhand Election 2022 Result Constituency-wise: Voting to the 70-member Uttarakhand assembly was held in a single phase on February 14. 

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami; former CM and Congress face Harish Rawat
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 09:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Watch Assembly Election Results 2022 on TV9 Bharatvarsh: Live streaming details

TV9 Bharatvarsh latest counting updates: The counting of votes for UP, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, and Manipur will start at 8am.

Election results 2022: Police personnel stand guard outside votes counting station on the eve of counting for Assembly elections.(ANI)
Published on Mar 10, 2022 07:41 AM IST

UP, Uttarakhand Assembly elections 2022: Catch complete coverage LIVE on News18

The early trends for Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh are likely to emerge within an hour of so after ECI begins counting.

CISF personnel guard at the Ramabai Maidan counting centre, a day before counting of votes for Assembly polls, in Lucknow.(PTI)
Published on Mar 10, 2022 07:33 AM IST

Assembly poll results: Watch counting day coverage for UP, U'khand on Zee News

Assembly election 2022 results live streaming: While Uttar Pradesh voted in seven phases, between February 10 and March 7, Uttarakhand voted in a single leg, on February 14.

Representative Image
Published on Mar 10, 2022 07:31 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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