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Harish Rawat

Harish Rawat Doubts Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's Secular Credentials For His 'Proximity' With Amit Shah

Oct 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Alleging that the former Punjab chief minister was playing into the hands of people with whom he had no ideological ties, Rawat said Singh should have stood with the Congress leadership to save democracy.

Amarinder Singh Quits As Punjab Chief Minister Amid Rift In Congress, Says 'Humiliated'

Sep 18, 2021 Harish Manav

The Congress high command was learnt to have asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to resign ahead of the crucial Punjab Assembly elections 2022.

After Facing Criticism, Rawat Apologizes For His ‘Panj Pyare’ Remark

AICC general secretary Harish Rawat said: ‘sometimes by expressing respect, you use such words which are objectionable’.

'Allow Me The Freedom To Take Decisions, Else...': Sidhu Tells Congress Leadership

Aug 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Sidhu had said earlier that the party high command should give him the freedom to take decisions and he will ensure that the Congress remains in power in Punjab for the next 20 years.

Congress’ Rawat Asks To Be Relieved From Punjab Role

Congress leader Harish Rawat said he wants to concentrate on upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly polls.

27 August, 2021

Sidhu's Advisor Quits After Outrage Over Kashmir Comment

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Malvinder Singh Mali had questioned Centre’s move to abrogate J&K’s special status and said ‘Kashmir is a country of Kashmiri people’.

23 August, 2021

Congress Leader Tewari Flays Remarks Of Sidhu’s Advisers on Kashmir, Pakistan

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Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned should those be part of the party in Punjab who have pro-Pakistan leanings and don’t consider J&K part of India.

23 July, 2021

Congress Bets On Harish Rawat To Wrest Poll-Bound Uttarakhand From BJP

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

With his task in Punjab over, Harish Rawat can now get back to his home state where he has the difficult task of making his party battle-ready before the assembly polls due in February-March 2021.

17 July, 2021

Punjab Congress Chief Harish Rawat Meets Amarinder Singh In Chandigarh

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Harish Rawat's visit is being seen as an effort to placate Amarinder Singh who is opposed to Navjot Singh Sidhu getting any key post in the party

16 July, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Gandhis Ahead Of Punjab Congress Revamp

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The meeting comes ahead of the party's Punjab unit revamp and amid reports that Navjot Singh Sidhu may get a key role in the organisation.

10 March, 2021

BJP To Meet To Pick Trivendra Singh Rawat's Replacement; Check Names

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The list includes Dhan Singh Rawat, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Satpal Maharaj.

28 October, 2020

Congress Demands Uttarakhand CM's Resignation After Graft Allegations


CM Trivendra Singh Rawat claims allegations against him are false and baseless

23 October, 2019

CBI Books Congress' Harish Rawat In Horse-Trading Case; Uttarakhand Minister Too Named In FIR


The Uttarakhand High Court gave its nod to the CBI to go ahead with its investigation in the case and lodge an FIR against Rawat after the agency submitted a report in a sealed cover on the preliminary inquiry.

04 July, 2019

Ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat Steps Down As Congress General Secretary

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday posted an open letter on Twitter, saying he had resigned as "accountability is critical" for the future growth of the party, in the wake of the disastrous Lok Sabha election outcome.

24 April, 2019

Congress Using 'Tantra Mantra' To Stop PM Narendra Modi: BJP

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'Having failed to corner Modi in every other way, the Congress is now resorting to tantra-mantra (superstition),' Uttarakhand BJP media chief Devendra Bhasin said Wednesday.

09 April, 2019

Haridwar Lok Sabha Constituency: BJP's Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Fighting To Retain Seat

Outlook Web Bureau

In the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, Congress’ Harish Rawat defeated BJP’s Swami Yatindranand Giri by over 1.20 lakh votes.

01 April, 2019

I Accept 'Monkey' Remark With Pride As Lord Hanuman Was A Monkey Too: Harish Rawat

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

BJP veteran Bhagat Singh Koshyari called Harish Rawat, former chief minister of Uttarakhand, a ‘ekluwa vaanar’ (lone monkey). In response, Rawat says he takes pride in this as Lord Hanuman was also a monkey and destroyed the unethical and unjust rule of Ravana in Lanka.

22 February, 2019

Congres Will Try To Build Ram Temple In Ayodhya If Elected To Power: Harish Rawat

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Rawat said even senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had acknowledged the fact during an interaction with him that it was the Congress which had made serious efforts towards the construction of a Ram temple

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Members of various farmers organizations black railway tracks during a protest against central government, in Patiala.

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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai speaks to media as volunteers hold placards at a traffic point as part of Delhi governments 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to reduce pollution in the national capital, in New...

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Ambassador of Italy to India Vincenzo De Luca pays tribute to poet Rabindra Nath Tagore during their visit to Toagore's ancestral house at Jorasanko Thakurbari, in Kolkata.

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A cyclist falls as he and other commuters wade through a waterlogged area following heavy rain in Gurugram.

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BJP leader Vasundhara Raje attends the National Office bearers meeting at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu