Uttarakhand

Parents of more than two kids can contest panchayat polls: Uttarakhand HC

The court did not strike down the amendment but directed that it will be applicable after July 25, 2019, only and not before. 

published on : 19th September 2019

Uttarakhand High Court disallows maternity leave for third child

The directions of the court were passed on a petition filed by Urmila Masih, a state government employee who had applied for maternity leave of six months from June 20, 2015 to December 9, 2015.

published on : 19th September 2019

Uttarakhand govt makes Sanskrit compulsory from Class 3 to 8

The state education department has been instructed by the education minister to implement the decision strictly in all the schools operating in the state.

published on : 18th September 2019

Uttarakhand documentary 'Moti Bagh' nominated for Oscars

The documentary, titled 'Motibagh' is based on the life and struggles of a farmer hailing from Pauri district who works towards sustaining himself in harsh conditions of the Himalayas.

published on : 18th September 2019

Uttarakhand HC issues notice to four ex-CMs over ordinance of govt-funded housing facilities 

The HC had declared all government orders providing housing and other facilities to ex-chief ministers in Uttarakhand state as illegal and unconstitutional from the year 2001 till date.

published on : 18th September 2019

Uttarakhand HC issues contempt notices to government officials over open animal slaughter in Haridwar

In January, Uttarakhand HC taking serious note a of the violation of its orders regarding animal slaughter in the open had called the DM of Haridwar district in person.

published on : 18th September 2019

CM Trivendra Rawat says Uttarakhand may implement NRC

His statement follows at least three CMs of BJP-led states -- Haryana, UP and Jharkhand -- have pushed for the implementation of the citizens’ registry.

published on : 17th September 2019

Dengue outbreak in Uttarakhand triggers political slugfest between BJP and Congress 

 Indian National Congress (INC) party leaders have also decided to stage a protest in state capital against state health department failing to contain the disease

published on : 16th September 2019

IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi donates compensation money received from Centre to PM's National Relief Fund

Chaturvedi had filed a case before the Central Administrative Tribunal in a matter pertaining to adverse entries made in his appraisal report of 2015-16 by AIIMS, New Delhi.

published on : 15th September 2019

Factory tour: The art of making gold in this Uttarakhand factory

The industrial area of Pantnagar is a five-minute drive from Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, home to the first agricultural university of India established in 1960.

published on : 15th September 2019

Uttarakhand to reduce traffic violation fines

Gujarat and Karnataka have already decided to reduce penalties for traffic violations under the Act.

published on : 12th September 2019

Tiger drifts into Uttarakhand's Ramnagar town, rescued and treated

Ramnagar in Nainital district of Uttarakhand is home to Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) which houses around 250 tigers.

published on : 9th September 2019

Uttarakhand: Heavy rains trigger landslides, 1500 pilgrims stranded

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat is personally monitoring the situation in the district as well as in other districts of the state where a cloudburst occurred on Saturday.

published on : 9th September 2019

Ten vehicles buried under landslide debris in Uttarakhand, no one hurt

Relief material like essential edibles, clothes, shoes and solar lights have been made available to the affected people, the official said.

published on : 7th September 2019

At least 12 vehicles buried in debris after landslide in Uttarakhand's Govindghat

While SDRF teams are engaged in rescue and relief work in the area, the administration in Chamoli district will be taking stock of the situation where two people have sustained minor injuries.

published on : 7th September 2019
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