Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat's latest meeting with BJP president J P Nadda has fuelled speculations that a Cabinet expansion is likely in Uttarakhand.
Their hard work and dedication is commendable, Rawat said. Earlier, the chief minister inspected a parade by the home guards and took their ceremonial salute at a function held at Nanoor Khera to mark the occasion. Rawat said the state government had recruited 761 home guards so far out of a target of 1,000 recruitments to be made this year and the process was underway to recruit the rest of them.
Earlier, Smriti Irani met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das and Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal to discuss various ongoing projects under the Women and Child Development Ministry.
A video went viral showing Chief Minister Rawat extolling the medicinal properties of cow milk and urine at a function. In the video, he is claiming that cows not only inhale oxygen but also exhale it. The chief minister also gave way to a row by stating that massaging a cow can cure one of the breathing problems while living in close proximity with the animal can cure one of tuberculosis.
To boost adventure sports in the area, the government would set up a separate directorate, which would train local youth in activities such as rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking and bungy jumping.
Along with the Chief Minister, state BJP chief Ajay Bhatt, yoga guru Ramdev and other seers also blessed the two couples.
Recounting his memories with the late Minister, Rawat said through a video message on Thursday that Pant was diagnosed with "aggressive cancer" soon after he fainted in the Vidhan Sabha while presenting the 2019-20 state budget in February.
State Congress chief Pritam Singh and Ranikhet MLA Karan Mehra alleged in a joint press conference here that Rawat has purchased the 16 bigha land in Suryadhar area on Sahastradhara Road here in the name of his wife and associate Sanjay Gupta's wife.
The centre has fixed the MSP of wheat at Rs 1,840 per quintal. The Chief Minister has directed that farmers should get a bonus of Rs 20 per quintal of wheat sold by them as an addition, an official release in Dehradun said.
"Narendra Modi is the Ambedkar of 21st century. Son of poor parents himself, he has thought about the poor of all sections of the society," the chief minister told reporters."
The proposal to rename the Jolly Grant airport after Vajpayee was approved by the state cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, the official said.
Uttarakhand: Angry locals pelt stones at CM Trivendra Singh Rawat over poor civic amenities in Dehradun
When CM dismissed her request for transfer, the lady teacher began arguing with him. Annoyed on this, Rawat shouted, “Suspend karo ise abhi (Suspend her immediately). Take her into police custody.”
Garhwal region is the worst-hit with the extent of damage being the largest in Pauri district, Chief Conservator of Forest and nodal officer for forest fires B P Gupta said.
RTI activist Hemant Singh had asked as to how much money has been spent by the Uttarakhand chief minister after assuming office as the chief minister of the state.
The chief minister said that his government cannot afford to waive farmers loans in Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday said nobody will be spared in the alleged Rs 240 crore national highway scam in the state.