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Chidambaram Chides BJP Over Ex Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s Resignation

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader P Chidambaram said BJP is ‘busy replacing’ Chief Ministers in the states and asked when the party realized that they were ‘non-performing CMs’.

BJP To Use Uttarakhand CM's Resignation To Stall Mamata's Election

Jul 04, 2021 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Sources in the BJP claim that it was not Tirath Singh Rawat who wrote his resignation letter but that a draft of the letter was handed over to him when he went to meet party president J.P. Nadda on July 2.

Mamata Banerjee's Case Not Same As Rawat's, Says TMC After Uttarakhand CM's Resignation

Mamata Banerjee, another non-elected chief minister must win a by-poll within next four months.

BJP Invited Political Instability To Uttarakhand, Deceived People: Congress

Jul 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP has insulted the 'Devbhoomi' of Uttarakhand, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its president J P Nadda are to be blamed, says Congress

Upheaval In Uttarakhand Politics: CM Tirath Singh Rawat Resigns

Rawat handed over his resignation letter to Governor Baby Rani Maurya past 11 pm, hours after returning from Delhi

12 May, 2021

Uttarakhand: CM Tirath Singh Rawat Visits Areas Hit By Cloudburst

Outlook Web Bureau

A cloudburst hit Uttarakhand’s Tehri district on Tuesday causing damage to shops and buildings

15 April, 2021

More Than 1,700 Test Positive For Covid-19 In Kumbh Mela In 5 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

A majority of the 48.51 lakh people who took part in the last two royal baths (Shahi Snan) were seen openly violating COVID norms like wearing of face masks and social distancing.

13 April, 2021

Amid Rising Covid Cases, Uttarakhand CM Shortens Night Curfew Timing, Cites Festival Celebrations

Outlook Web Bureau

Night curfew timings in Uttarakhand's Dehradun were changed on Tuesday to 10.30 pm for the convenience of residents during the month of Ramzan and Navratras.

09 April, 2021

Uttarakhand CM Removes 51 Temples From Control Of Char Dham Devasthanam Board

Outlook Web Bureau

Rawat reversed his predecessor's decision and decided to remove the management of 51 temples from state control

07 April, 2021

David Vs Goliath: Uttarakhand Forest Minister Tries To Douse A Forest Fire With A Shrub In Viral Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The video has gone viral on social media ever since it caught netizens’ attention.

26 March, 2021

Ripped Jeans To Wearing Bermudas: 5 Famous Controversial Statements

Outlook Web Bureau

Let’s take a look at some of the ministers who have made objectionable comments:

24 March, 2021

From Aamir Khan To Imran Khan, Five Famous People Who Tested Covid-19 Positive Recently

Outlook Web Bureau

The latest addition to the list is Bollywood actor Aamir Khan. The 56-year-old actor’s spokesperson confirmed that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

22 March, 2021

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat Tests Covid-19 Positive

Outlook Web Bureau

Tirath Singh Rawat advised those who have come in contact with him recently, to get themselves tested for coronavirus.

22 March, 2021

US Ruled India For 200 Years... How Twitter Reacts To Uttarakhand CM's Goof-Up

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing the audience at the event, Tirath Singh Rawat apparently confused Britain with the United States and said America ruled India for over 200 years.

22 March, 2021

It’s Not In Our Jeans

Dr Ajoy Kumar

Tirath Singh Rawat said that he was shocked to meet a young woman who ran an NGO but adorned ripped jeans

22 March, 2021

Why Didn't You Produce 20 Children To Get More Ration During Lockdown: Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

Outlook Web Bureau

The comment came in reference to PM Garib Kalyan Yojana under which authorities distributed free ration comprising of five kg of food grains and one kg of pulses per person per household.

21 March, 2021

After Remarks On 'Ripped Jeans', Uttarakhand CM Tirath Rawat Says 'America Enslaved India For 200 Years'

Outlook Web Bureau

Rawat was comparing India and America’s covid-19 caseload when he said that “US ruled India for 200 years”.

19 March, 2021

‘Mujhe Jeans Se Nahi, Fati Jeans Se Hai Aitraaz’: Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat After ‘Ripped Jeans’ Outrage

Outlook Web Bureau

'I have come from a normal rural family and our schools followed a certain discipline and dress code,' Tirath Singh Rawat said

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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