RAMESH POKHRIYAL NISHANK

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank threatens to sue Arvind Kejriwal for libel January 15, 2014

    Uttarakhand BJP leader Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday threatened to file a libel suit against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal if he did not substantiate within a fortnight charges of corruption he has levelled against him. "Arvind Kejriwal has been hurling unfounded allegations at me for the past three years despite...
  • BC Khanduri sworn in as new Uttarakhand CM September 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri on Sunday was sworn in as the new Uttarakhand Chief Minister replacing Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who had resigned on Sunday. Nishank, after submitting his resignation, said, "I'm a party worker. I will do whatever the party wants me to do." After two long rounds of talks...
  • Nishank resigns as Uttarakhand Chief Minister September 11, 2011

    Dehradun: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Sunday resigned as Uttarakhand Chief Minister paving the way for BC Khanduri to take over the top post. Nishank, along with some party leaders, went to Raj Bhavan and handed over his resignation to Governor Margaret Alva, Raj Bhavan sources said. Seeking to salvage its sagging...
  • BC Khanduri to be new Uttarakhand CM: BJP September 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Seeking to salvage its sagging image in pollbound Uttarakhand, BJP on Saturday announced Bhuvan Chand Khanduri would replace Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank as the Chief Minister of the state. The BJP top brass convinced Nishank to step down from the post of Chief Minister in the wake of a series...
  • Uttarakhand CM asked to step down September 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The BJP top brass on Saturday held a meeting with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and conveyed to him that he will have to step down in the wake of a series of alleged scams facing state the government. Sources said Pokhriyal's exit from the Chief...
  • Uttarakhand: Red alerts issued due to heavy rain July 1, 2011

    Hundreds of pilgrims to three Himalayan shrines have been stranded following closure of roads due to landslides. ...
  • Red alert issued as rain lashes Uttarakhand July 1, 2011

    Dehra Dun: The Uttarakhand government on Thursday night issued a red alert following heavy rains in the state that left 10 people dead and triggered a series of landslides. An official statement said Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has advised the administration to issue red alert in sensitive zones particularly in...
  • Nishank brokering a deal to end Ramdev's fast? June 15, 2011

    Dehradun: A video clip aired by TV channels on Wednesday showed Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank purportedly discussing on telephone with an unidentified person when and how yoga guru Ramdev should end his fast. The Chief Minister's office declined to respond to queries by newsmen on the YouTube clip,...