Uttarakhand High Court

The powerful want to trample me: Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat on sting case

The AICC general secretary took to Twitter to accuse the CBI of being 'impatient' and 'under pressure' in its probe into the sting operation case.

published on : 21st September 2019

Uttarakhand HC bench recuses itself from sting case involving ex-CM Harish Rawat

"We objected to the submission of a preliminary enquiry report of the CBI. The honourable court then deferred the hearing of the matter to October 1," said David Kamath who represented the CM. 

published on : 20th September 2019

Uttarakhand HC order on maternity leave is anti-women, it punishes them: Activists 

The Uttarakhand High Court order denying maternity leave to government employees in case of their third child is anti-women and patriarchal, said activists on Thursday.

published on : 20th September 2019

Pregnant women on backfoot after Uttarakhand HC verdict on maternity leave

Uttarakhand HC order has left women expecting their third child unsure about leave

published on : 20th September 2019

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 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

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

Uttarakhand Governor gives nod to Ordinance guaranteeing perks to ex-CMs

As per the Ordinance, the allottees of government bungalows will have to pay a rent, which is to be decided by the state government.

published on : 7th September 2019

Frame policy on alcohol ban: Uttarakhand HC asks state government

The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday directed the state government to frame a policy on alcohol ban in the hill state within months.

published on : 31st August 2019

Take action against illegal construction: HC to Uttarakhand government

The bench also added that the administration should prepare a traffic plan in Nainital, which shouldn’t inconvenience tourists and residents.  

published on : 30th August 2019

Notice to Centre, State on forest staff crunch

The PIL says against a sanctioned strength of 3,650, only around 2,100 forest guards (according to official website of state forest department) are working at present. 

published on : 23rd August 2019

HC seeks report on damage to environment by Gupta family weddings

The Gupta family weddings took place in Auli last month leaving behind hundreds of tonnes of garbage at the pristine resort.

published on : 18th July 2019

Uttarakhand High court seeks reply from central government on proposed disinvestment of IMPCL

The writ petition has been filed by IMPCL Karmachari Sangh through its secretary Jaipal Singh Rawat, counsel for the petitioner Kartikeya Hari Gupta said.

published on : 29th April 2019

Court summons Haridwar DM to explain status of illegal slaughterhouses

It was also alleged in the petition that time and again representation has been made before the District magistrate for implementing the high court order on illegal slaughterhouses but to no avail.

published on : 3rd January 2019