Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicPushkar Singh Dhami

Topic: Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand plans bulldozer drive after bypoll to get CM Dhami back into assembly

CM contesting Champawat seat, which goes to polls on 31 May. Officials in Udham Singh Nagar, Nainital & Haridwar district are preparing to launch drive after the voting. 

Dream of buying land in Uttarakhand’s hills? State to bring in Himachal-like law against it

Uttarakhand is looking to bring a new, tougher law that could prohibit non-domiciles from buying land in the state's hill areas.

‘Ban non-Hindus from Char Dham sites’: Seer who spoke at Haridwar Dharma Sansad writes to Dhami

Swami Anand Swaroop, one of the main speakers at Dharma Sansad in Haridwar last year, claims non-Hindus could attack the shrines. CM says 'seers' views will be honoured'.

Dhami ministers want say in IAS officers’ appraisal, claim orders get ‘ignored’ without it

Uttarakhand minister Satpal Maharaj says writing & revising ACRs of civil servants is a ‘minister’s right’. CM asks chief secretary to assess system in states where ministers are involved in process.

Dehradun doctor who was ‘yelled at’ by health secy’s wife quits after transfer; Dhami orders probe

Dr Nidhi Uniyal of Government Doon Medical College and Hospital resigned, alleging the health secretary’s wife resorted to 'unpleasant language'. Health secretary says transfer routine. 

Day after Dhami govt forms panel, RSS says uniform civil code needs ‘absolute consensus’

Customary laws should be respected, unfair practices should be weeded out first, say RSS leaders. Sangh faces dilemma with tribal communities, who may not want to give up personal laws.

Dhami starts work on Uttarakhand’s own Uniform Civil Code, experts say ‘state well within right’

At the first state cabinet committee meeting headed by CM Pushkar Singh Dhami Thursday, a decision was taken to set up a panel to draft a UCC for Uttarakhand. 

Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn in as Uttarakhand CM for 2nd term, 8 ministers also take oath

Dhami, despite losing his seat in the recently-concluded assembly polls, took oath in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other Union ministers.

Will Keshav Maurya keep deputy CM chair after losing his seat? Likely after BJP retains Dhami

General feeling in BJP is that removing Maurya from cabinet would send a bad signal to OBC voters ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls. Final decision to be taken by central leadership.

From youth wing leader to surprise crowning: Uttarakhand CM Dhami’s steady rise in BJP

Dhami is set to continue as CM despite losing his seat in assembly polls. A 2-time MLA with a background in ABVP and BJYM, he was installed as state’s youngest-ever CM last year.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.