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  • Congress government should resign on moral grounds: BC Khanduri May 20, 2014

    Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday said the Harish Rawat-led Congress government in the hill state should resign on moral grounds after the drubbing it received in the Lok Sabha elections. "Where is the morality or ethics in Congress. They are facing so many corruption charges. I had resigned...
  • LS polls: Harak Singh Rawat files nominations papers April 19, 2014

    Congress candidate from Pauri Harak Singh Rawat files his nomination papers on Saturday for the May 7 polling. PCC chief Yashpal Arya and CM Harish Rawat were also present on the occasion. Rawat will be contesting against BJP candidate former chief minister Major General (retired) BC Khanduri from the constituency. Khanduri had filed...
  • Modi wave sweeping nation, says BC Khanduri April 8, 2014

    Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and BJP leader BC Khanduri on Monday said a Narendra Modi wave is sweeping the entire country. "After a very long time, an environment has been created where people have already decided that Modi will be the next Prime Minister of India," he told poll meetings here...
  • Centre's assurance of funds to BRO a poll gimmick: BC Khanduri February 10, 2014

    Casting doubts on Union Minister Oscar Fernandes's ssurance that the BRO will be given all the money required for road repair work in Uttarakhand, former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri on Sunday said it might just be a pre-poll promise never to be fulfilled. "I have long been raising the issue...
  • Replacing Vijay Bahuguna with Harish Rawat will not help Congress: BC Khanduri February 3, 2014

    Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri on Sunday said changing guard in the state will not bring any change to Congress' image. "In the last ten years, Congress government was mired in corrupt practices and replacing Vijay Bahuguna with Harish Rawat as the state Chief Minister will not bring any change...
  • Uttarakhand's new Lokayukta Bill a fraud on people: Khanduri January 22, 2014

    The provisions of the new Lokayukta bill passed by the Uttarakhand Assembly will lead to the creation of a toothless anti-corruption body which will only help patronise the corrupt and perpetuate corruption, former Chief Minister BC Khanduri on Wednesday said. "It is a blatant fraud on the people of the state....
  • Bahuguna govt stalling Lokayukta Act purposely: BC Khanduri October 22, 2013

    Accusing the Uttarakhand government of shying away from implementation of the Lokayukta Act, former Chief Minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday said the Bahuguna government was out to "stall" the act as it wanted the "corruption industry" in the state to flourish. Taking exception to Bahuguna citing "constitutional discrepancies" in the Act,...
  • BC Khanduri expresses concern over Chinese incursion August 6, 2013

    Expressing concern at Chinese troops recently stopping an Army patrol party near the LAC in Ladakh, former Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday asked the Centre whether it intended repeating the history of 1962 by not taking the matter seriously. "Stopping of an Army's patrol party in Trade Junction area...
  • LK Advani's eligibility as PM candidate can't be doubted: BJP leader June 11, 2013

    Dehradun: BJP leader BC Khanduri who skipped the party's national executive in Goa has hailed Narendra Modi's appointment as the party's campaign committee chief even as he said LK Advani's eligibility as a prime ministerial candidate cannot be doubted. "At a time when UPA has crossed all limits of corruption, BJP...
  • U'khand: Khanduri resigns, BJP to stake claim March 7, 2012

    Dehradun: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BC Khanduri resigned as the Uttarakhand Chief Minister on Wednesday. He submitted his resignation to the Uttarakhand Governor on Wednesday evening. Uttarakhand is still anybody's game. Even as the BJP is one short of the Congress' tally, it said it will stake claim to...
  • Uttarakhand: All options open for BJP, says Rajnath March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which got 31 seats, one short of the Congress, in Uttarakhand Assembly elections, on Wednesday began efforts to form the government with its senior leaders trying to establish contact with Independent MLAs and the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD). The BJP is also in...
  • Uttarakhand: Congress, BJP in the race to form govt March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In the battle for Uttarakhand, both the Congress and the BJP are attempting to form the government after a photo finish on Tuesday. It's a classic cliff hanger that Uttarakhand has thrown up in which the Congress has an edge of just one seat over BJP. The party...
  • Uttarakhand: Independents, smaller parties hold the key March 7, 2012

    Three independents, Mantri Prasad Netani, Dinesh Dhanai, and Harish Durgapal are the Congress rebels who the party will try and woo. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Who will form the government? March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: One state that hasn't thrown up a decisive verdict in the Assembly Elections 2012 verdict is Uttarakhand - the Congress and the BJP are running neck to neck in the state. One of them needs to cross the halfway mark of 35 in order to form the government....
  • Uttarakhand: Cong edges out BJP in a photo finish March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand proved to be a cliff-hanger of a contest with the Congress emerging as the single largest party winning 32 seats, securing a wafer-thin lead over ruling BJP's 31 in the 70-member Assembly. As the counting progressed during the day, the state witnessed a see-saw battle in which the...
  • Could not give due time to constituency: Khanduri March 6, 2012

    Dehra Dun: Having lost to Congress in Kotdwar, Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday tried to put up a brave face as he thanked the voters for giving BJP their "blessings" in the state and admitted that he could not devote "due time" to his constituency. "I am really thankful...
  • BJP's Khanduri loses in Uttarakhand March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost from the Kotdwar assembly constituency. Khanduri was defeated by his nearest rival SS Negi of the Congress by 4,623 votes. Soon after, Khanduri said that he was not in the race of Chief Minister's post. "I had only 3 months...
  • Uttarakhand: BJP, Cong locked in a see-saw battle March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: The leads keeps on swinging between the two main political parties in Uttarakhand where the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are locked in a nail-biting see-saw battle. The trends indicate that Uttarakhand is poised for a hung assembly. The ruling party has won 25 seats, including Sitarganj and...
  • BJP, Congress neck-and-neck in Uttarakhand March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: The contest in Uttarakhand has gone to the wires with BJP and Congress in a neck and neck race with advantage to the saffron party ruling the state at the moment. The trends show, it's the BSP and Independents who would hold the key in the formation of the...
  • Uttarakhand headed for hung Assembly March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: In Uttarakhand, a sea-saw battle was being witnessed between the ruling BJP and Congress. Latest trends showed that Congress was leading in 29 seats in the 70-member Assembly and BJP followed closely with 28. Others were leading in 13 seats. Clearing indicating a hung assembly in Uttarakhand, ETV projects...
  • Uttarakhand headed for hung Assembly March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand is headed for a hung Assembly after the initial trends indicated that both the Congress and the ruling BJP are neck-and-neck. ETV projects 31 seats for the Congress, 27 for the BJP, 6 for BSP and 6 for others. In Uttarakhand, the polling was held on January 30. The...
  • BJP, Congress involved in close fight in Uttarakhand March 6, 2012

    Dehradun: Initial trends indicated Congress in a neck-and-neck fight with BJP with the Congress leading at 2 seats while the BJP at 1. Others are ahead at 2 seats. Counting of votes for Uttarakhand assembly elections began amid tight security on Tuesday. The results of an election are being declared after...
  • Confident of BJP win in Uttarakhand: Khanduri March 5, 2012

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri said he would take responsibility if the BJP does not come to power in the state. ...
  • Elections 2012: Cong set to push BJP out in U'khand March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: In Uttarakhand, there is a positive inclination among the voters towards the opposition Congress, according to the post-election survey conducted by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) ) in association with The Week and CNN-IBN. The party is projected to win 31-41 seats, a massive...
  • Uttarakhand: 33 pc people want Khanduri as CM March 3, 2012

    In a survey conducted by CNN-IBN, 33 per cent people want BC Khanduri as the Uttarakhand Chief Minister followed by Harish Rawat with 13 per cent. ...
  • NCTC row: MHA invites state DGPs for meet February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday wrote to the DGPs and Chief Secretaries of all the states, and invited them for a meeting to resolve the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) row on March 9. The anti-terror cell was supposed to be operational from March 1 but has...
  • Uttarakhand CM Khanduri opposes NCTC February 19, 2012

    Dehra Dun: Accusing the Centre of "infringing" on federal rights of the states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri on Sunday opposed the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC). "Be it NCTC or any other issue, it is very sad that some of the important decisions are being taken by the Centre...
  • Uttarakhand: Cong declares list of 51 candidates January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday declared a list of 51 candidates for the forthcoming elections to 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly. Harak Singh Rawat will be the Congress candidate from Rudraprayag seat while others in the fray include Jodh Singh Gunsola (Mussorie), Rajpal Singh Kharola (Rishikesh) and Satpal Brahmachari from Hardwar. ...
  • U'khand poll: Khanduri's aide refuses to contest December 27, 2011

    Kotdwara: With just a month left for the Uttarakhand Assembly polls, Chief Minister BC Khanduri's close aide Bharat Singh Rawat's refusal to contest the elections has raised many eyebrows within BJP with many ticket aspirants terming it as a ploy to make way for his son. Rawat, who is a probable...
  • No change in poll dates: SY Quraishi December 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Chief Election Commission SY Quraishi on Sunday ruled out any change in the schedule announced for assembly elections in five states, saying a number of factors have been taken into account before finalising it. "There is no question of rescheduling of dates already announced. We...