Harish Rawat

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Harish Rawat: Indian politician
Harish Singh Rawat is an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2014 to 2017. A five-time Member of Parliament, Rawat is a leader of the Indian National Congress party. As a member of 15th Lok Sabha, Rawat served as Union Minister of Water Resources in the cabinet of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from 2012 to 2014. He also worked as Minister of State at the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (2011–2012) and Ministry of Labour and Employment (2009–2011).

Charanjit Singh Channi to be the next CM of Punjab, Rawat makes announcement | Oneindia News [Video]

Charanjit Singh Channi to be the next CM of Punjab, Rawat makes announcement | Oneindia News

Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi will be the new CM of Punjab, senior congress leader Harish Rawat has tweeted. Earlier it was being speculated that Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa was likely to be the..

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Harish Rawat apologies for his ‘Pun Pyare’ comment for Navjot Sidhu| Oneindia News [Video]

Harish Rawat apologies for his ‘Pun Pyare’ comment for Navjot Sidhu| Oneindia News

Congress leader Harish Rawat stirred up controversy when he compared Navjot Sidhu and team to "Punj Pyare", a term of reverence for Sikhs. Rawat today apologised for his controversial comments and..

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India administers over 1 crore vaccine doses in a single day marking a milestone | Oneindia News [Video]

India administers over 1 crore vaccine doses in a single day marking a milestone | Oneindia News

India has administered more than one crore Covid-19 vaccination doses under its nationwide vaccination drive yesterday; Harish Rawat is meeting Rahul Gandhi today amid the ongoing dispute in the Punjab..

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Congress replaces Harish Rawat as Punjab in-charge

Harish Rawat has been relieved as the Congress' in-charge for Punjab and Chandigarh. He has been replace by Harish Chaudhary with immediate effect. Rawat had met Rahul Gandhi earlier this week and..
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Amarinder Singh slams Harish Rawat, says Congress damaged its interests by not trusting me

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Punjab Congress crisis: 'Solution will emerge ... some things take time,' says Harish Rawat after meeting with Navjot Sidhu

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Rawat targets Capt over secular credentials, he hits back at ‘pathetic’ Congress

A day after Amarinder Singh announced that he would quit Congress, the former CM came under a no-holds-barred attack on Friday from AICC’s Punjab minder Harish Rawat who alleged that Captain had..
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‘Stubborn’ Amarinder thought he didn’t need advice: Harish Rawat

Claiming that former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh circulated the theory of his humiliation at the hands of the Congress to gain sympathy after meeting Union home minister Amit Shah,..
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Amarinder Singh is under some pressure, shouldn't help BJP directly, indirectly: Congress

Senior leader Harish Rawat, who is AICC in-charge of Punjab, said there are no facts in reports that Captain Amarinder Singh was insulted by Congress.
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Congress made Channi ‘stopgap’ CM to tap Dalit votes, says BJP

Citing Congress leader Sunil Jakhar’s remarks on the statement of AICC Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat that the state polls will be fought under Sidhu, BJP leader Amit Malviya tweeted, “This is a..
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Under fire, Congress says will fight Punjab polls under both Channi, Sidhu

A row erupted in Punjab Congress on Monday after senior leader Sunil Jakhar slammed AICC state in-charge Harish Rawat for purportedly saying the party would go to the 2022 polls under the leadership of..
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Harish Rawat's remarks on Navjot Singh Sidhu 'baffling', says Sunil Jakhar

Hours before the oath-taking ceremony of Charanjit Singh Channi as Punjab chief minister, Congress leader Sunil Jakhar on Monday questioned AICC general secretary Harish Rawat's reported statement that..
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Congress will fight 2022 Punjab polls under Navjot Singh Sidhu, says Harish Rawat

Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat on Sunday said that the upcoming state assembly elections will be fought under Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. "It will be decided by the Congress..
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After Sidhu meet, Harish Rawat talks to CM Amarinder Singh

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Harish Rawat to clean gurdwara for ‘Panj Pyare’ remark

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Punjab Cong crisis: Harish Rawat conveys party leaders' 'resentment' to Amarinder Singh

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Citing polls in Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat seeks to be relieved as Congress Punjab affairs in-charge

Harish Rawat, who is currently in Delhi to meet the party's senior leadership, had recently said next year's Punjab assembly polls will be fought under the leadership of Amarinder Singh, delivering a..
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Punjab Congress row: 2022 polls to be fought under Amarinder Singh, says state party chief Harish Rawat

Several legislators have been demanding the replacement of CM Amarinder Singh as he failed to fulfil the 2017 poll promises.
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Punjab power tussle: Congress to contest 2022 state elections under the leadership of Captain Amrinder Singh, says Harish Rawat

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Sidhu summons advisers over alleged remarks, Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat warns of action

Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday summoned his two advisers at his residence in Patiala after their remarks triggered a controversy. Besides, state party in-charge Harish Rawat..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia Gandhi on Navjot Singh Sidhu, expresses reservations

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh is learnt to have made a last-ditch effort to stall cricketer-turnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s possible elevation as the Punjab Congress chief by expressing..
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Miffed over Navjot Singh Sidhu elevation buzz, Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia

Amid continued infighting in Punjab Congress, former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday met party chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence here and in a bid to bring about a truce formula over the state..
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Chief minister Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu to work together: Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat

Amid infighting in the Congress Punjab unit, the party leadership has now come up with a new formula that will make both Chief minister Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu to work together.
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Captain adviser Prashant Kishor meets Rahul Gandhi; not linked to Punjab, clarifies Harish Rawat

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Finding issues to praise PM Modi is like looking for needle in a haystack: Harish Rawat

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Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat, 150 others booked for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

Police, on Monday, registered a case against former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat, three Congress legislators and 150 others for allegedly flouting coronavirus guidelines and holding a..
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Congress feels time is right for Rahul Gandhi to return as party chief: Harish Rawat

His remarks come when party leaders like Shashi Tharoor and Sandeep Dikshit have called for fresh elections to the Congress' top post, respecting Rahul Gandhi's decision to opt out. Rawat said Rahul..
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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam on Saturday, extend solidarity to anti-CAA protesters: Congress

Rahul Gandhi will pay a day-long visit to Assam on Saturday to extend the party's solidarity to the people protesting against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, a senior party leader said...
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Bharat Bachao rally showed people's pain over Citizenship Amendment Act: Congress leader Harish Rawat

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CBI registers case against former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat; Congress suspects conspiracy

The CBI had sought permission from the Nainital High Court to file a case against Harish Rawat in the case of horse-trading by MLAs.
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CBI books former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat in horse-trading case

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Uttarakhand: CBI files probe report in case against Harish Rawat

The Uttarakhand High Court has already set September 20 as the next date for the hearing in the matter.
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Harish Rawat resigns as Congress in-charge of Assam

Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday. Rawat said as the in-charge of party affairs in Assam, he was responsible..
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Party can go from defeat to victory under Rahul's leadership: Harish Rawat

A day after the Congress asserted that Rahul Gandhi will remain party president, senior leader Harish Rawat said the statement reflected the party workers' sentiment who believed that under Gandhi's..
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