Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicHarish Rawat

Topic: Harish Rawat

Row over Congress leader’s ‘Muslim univ promise’ claim snowballs despite Harish Rawat’s denial

BJP claims Muslim university controversy a ‘ploy’ by Congress to influence the community in 10-12 assembly segments. Congress says ruling party’s ‘divisive politics’ won’t work.

EC issues notice to Uttarakhand BJP for tweeting morphed image of Congress’ Harish Rawat

The Election Commission's action came after the Congress lodged a formal complaint Friday accusing BJP's Uttarakhand unit of falsely depicting its state Congress chief Harish Rawat as a Muslim cleric.

Not Modi, nor BJP-brand Hindutva, Uttarakhand polls about real issues: Congress’ Harish Rawat

Former CM said the main issues Congress will be fighting on include job creation, priority to women in employment, and a cap on LPG cylinder prices.

Uttarakhand Congress split down the middle on Harak re-entry, Harish Rawat camp says firm no

Former CM Harish Rawat & supporters say expelled BJP leader is a ‘habitual defector’ who ‘conspired against Congress’ in 2016. Second group says he has apologised, has strong voter base.

Man chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ climbs the stage with knife at Harish Rawat’s rally in Uttarakhand

The incident occurred Thursday evening soon after Rawat had got down from the stage after finishing his speech.

Less Rahul & other central leaders, Congress to make Harish Rawat star of Uttarakhand campaign

Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi are likely to address just seven rallies, with no role planned for other central leaders, in a campaign that will largely be 'former CM Harish Rawat vs BJP'.

Rahul Gandhi makes it clear Rawat is in charge of Uttarakhand polls — but doesn’t name CM face

The Congress’s central leadership will decide on a chief minister after the elections, said state party leaders who attended a meeting with Rahul Gandhi Friday.

Why Harish Rawat is upset with central Congress leadership & lashed out on social media 

In Facebook and Twitter posts, former Uttarakhand CM hits out at party leadership, says 'representatives of those on whose orders we have to swim are trying to bind' him.

‘Punjab Congress in pathetic state’: Amarinder hits back at Rawat’s ‘proximity’ remark

Reacting to Harish Rawat's remarks over Amarinder Singh's 'proximity' to BJP leaders like Amit Shah, the ex-Punjab CM said even his worst critics and enemies won't doubt his integrity.

Amarinder Singh’s proximity with Amit Shah puts his secular credentials in doubt: Harish Rawat

Rawat alleged that Singh was playing into the hands of people with whom he had no ideological ties and said he should have stood with the Congress leadership to save democracy.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.