Uttarakhand Elections 2017

A Legislative Assembly Elections for Uttarakhand to the 70 seats are going to be held in February 15 and counting will be on March 11, 2017. BJP, Congress and BSP are the main political parties in this state.

The last assembly elections were held in Uttarakhand 2012. Polling was conducted in all 70 constituencies in single phase. The Indian National Congress won 32 seats while the BJP got 31.


Uttarakhand Assembly Election Schedule 2017

Election Date Count Date
Feb 15 Mar 11

BJP has already started campaigning aggressively for the upcoming Assembly elections. BJP national president Amit Shah started his campaign with his 'Shankhnaad Rally' in Haridwar. He approached to voters to remove the 'corrupt' Congress government and bring BJP to power to usher development in the state. The number of electors was 52,70,375, out of which 54.34% cast their votes.



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Elections News in Uttarakhand


PM to lead Yoga Day celebrations in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   3:28 pm
Dehradun, June 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead fourth International Yoga Day celebrations here in Uttarakhand on Thursday in the presence of thousands of volunteers performing yoga "asanas". View More..

Keralites, urban Indian males more at cardiovascular disease risk: Study

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   12:08 am
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) People living in Kerala and males living in urban areas in India are more at the risk of cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk than those in the rural areas, finds a study of nearly 800,000 people. View More..

Government banks continue to fund coal projects in India: Report

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   3:12 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A majority of government-owned banks and financial institutions continued to fund coal projects in India in 2017, an analysis of energy project lending said on Tuesday. View More..

Mahila Congress chief of Manipur named

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   5:30 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Mutum Sarma Devi as the President of Manipur unit of Mahila Congress, while naming Sandhya Sawalakhe as the women wing's secretary in-charge of Maharashtra. View More..

States asked to build 'hostels' for stray cows, dogs

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   6:30 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Asking states and union territories to build "hostels" for stray cows and dogs, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) on Thursday said a committee will check that young animals are not killed in slaughter houses. View More..

Bitter experiences made judiciary wary of executive say in appointments: Jaitley

    Updated On : Jun 10,2018   8:38 pm
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Training guns on the Congress governments, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that while the government was well within its right in "referring a recommendation back (to collegium) with relevant inputs", it was "unsavoury past experiences" that made judiciary wary of the executives role in judicial appointments. View More..

Quality health services to help India achieve MMR below 70: Unicef

    Updated On : Jun 09,2018   6:26 pm
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India registered a major decline of 22 per cent in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 130, but to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of less than 70, the focus has to be on timely access to quality health services, Unicef India said on Saturday. View More..

Two killed in horrific Ghaziabad accident

    Updated On : Jun 08,2018   5:28 pm
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Two persons were killed here on Friday when their pick-up van rammed into a tractor trolley transporting iron girders protruding outside the vehicle, police said. View More..

Reliance Big TV ropes in 50K post offices for set-top box booking

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   2:08 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In line with its vision of offering zero-cost entertainment to around 130 crore Indians, Reliance Big TV has so far partnered with 50,000 post offices in the country to facilitate booking of "free" high-definition, high-efficiency video coding (HD HEVC) set-top boxes by making an initial payment of Rs 500. View More..

Centre working on yoga protocol for women above 40

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   9:12 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government will develop a yoga protocol for women above the age of 40, the Ministry of Ayush said on Tuesday. View More..

Nepal Army chief's 6-day India visit from Wednesday

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   7:38 pm
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) The Nepal Army chief, General Rajendra Chhetri, will begin his six-day official visit to India on Wednesday, following an invitation from his Indian counterpart, General Bipin Rawat. View More..

Make demand for full statehood a movement: AAP

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   5:50 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The demand for full statehood to Delhi should be taken on a mass level and people should make it a movement, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Tuesday. View More..

Water in India's major reservoirs 10% less: Study

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   5:34 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Water levels in India's major reservoirs are 10 per cent lower than normal whereas these are 50 per cent deficient in Himachal Pradesh, a factsheet by Climate Trends said on Tuesday. View More..

Kovind, Modi greet Yogi as he turns 46

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   1:20 pm
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the countless people who on Tuesday greeted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as he turned 46. View More..

Modi wishes Adityanath on his birthday

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   10:16 am
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on his 46th birthday. View More..

Combating migration: How a climate initiative is reviving a Garhwali hamlet (June 5 is World Environment Day)

    Updated On : Jun 04,2018   5:02 pm
Tipli (Tehri Garhwal), June 4 (IANS) Ramveer Rauthela, a farmer in this small hamlet in Uttarakhand's Garhwal region, points towards a house with a rusting lock on its front door and sighs: "Earlier, they would often visit home; later, they returned during the harvest; now they even skip festivals." View More..

Mulayam, Akhilesh, Maya, Rajnath, Kalyan vacate official bungalows

    Updated On : Jun 02,2018   10:20 pm
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) On a day when the 15-day deadline given by the Estate Department of the Uttar Pradesh government came to an end, all former Chief Ministers but for the ailing Narayan Dutt Tiwari vacated their official residences on Saturday. View More..

Opposition unity ongoing process, BJP's graph coming down: Yechury

    Updated On : Jun 01,2018   8:48 pm
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Friday that while the formation of an opposition alliance was an "ongoing process", the significant development was that the ruling BJP's popularity graph was coming down drastically. View More..

India gets funding for 17 women, children healthcare projects

    Updated On : Jun 01,2018   1:30 pm
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a major initiative to improve healthcare for women and children in low and middle-income groups, 100 innovators in developing nations, including 17 in India, will receive a seed grant of 100,000 Canadian dollars each, it was announced on Friday. View More..

Bypolls: Taking two steps back must for a big leap, says Rajnath

    Updated On : May 31,2018   5:54 pm
Bhopal, May 31 (IANS) With BJP facing a major debacle in the by-elections for Lok Sabha and assembly seats in 10 states, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said one has to take two steps back to make a giant leap forward. View More..