Vijayvargiya’s visit triggers talks of ‘Plan B’ in Uttarakhand ahead of poll results

The BJP general secretary, also known as ‘political spin doctor’, met the state’s top party leaders including Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and former CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

08 Mar 2022

Highest increase among five election-bound state in Uttarakhand sparks demographic change apprehensions

The highest electorate gain has been in Uttarakhand with 30% during the 2012 to 2022 period.

06 Mar 2022

Dehradun Diary

A two-day workshop was organised at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University on Friday with the aim of discussing the changes taking place in the pharmacy sector.

06 Mar 2022

28 lakh register as unorganised sector workers in U’khand

These manual labourers comprise 36% of total 82.66 lakh voters in the hill state. However, officials of the labour department said they all cannot be the voters in Uttarakhand.

05 Mar 2022

Mahakumbh: 50 sadhus test Covid positive, akhadas divided over duration of mega event

The government is keeping an eye on the situation and will make a decision if the need arises, said a state minister.

16 Apr 2021

Uttarakhand: Key promises in BJP manifesto, including appointment of Lokayukta still unfulfilled

However, state BJP president Madan Kaushik said that the government has fulfilled 85 per cent of the promises made in the manifesto. 

19 Mar 2021

Uttarakhand govt to transfer money to students for books

Earlier, the government used to distribute books to the eight lakh students studying in the government schools, from class 1-12.

05 Feb 2021

Uttarakhand BJP serves show-cause notice to own MLA for 'indiscipline'

Earlier, this month, the MLA had expressed his dissent against own government's decision to get the Tanakpur-Jauljibi road constructed by a contractor who has been involve din corrupt practices. 

26 Sep 2020

Himalayan snow trout to lose over 25 per cent of habitat due to climate change: WII study

Experts say that the Himalayan coldwater species are concerningly most vulnerable to these changes because of their limited thermal range.

11 Sep 2020

Jobs, health, education on 2022 agenda for Uttarakhand: AAP

Leaders from AAP’s Uttarakhand unit said that the BJP and the Congress have done nothing for the state except indulging in corrupt practices. 

21 Aug 2020

'He fathered my kid': Woman alleging rape by Uttarakhand MLA says will move HC for DNA test

Senior police officials said that the matter is being investigated and those who fail to cooperate in the case will face action.

20 Aug 2020

Leaders should do reverse migration: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on buying land in Gairsain

Political commentators termed the move, which is promoting reverse migration in the hilly areas, as a 'Masterstroke' to defang the opposition Congress in the state. 

17 Aug 2020

Uttarakhand High Court reserves judgement on Char Dham law

The PIL was filed by Bhartiya Janta Party leader Subramanian Swamy in February 2020 alleging that the actions of the state government make a mockery of the constitutional principles

07 Jul 2020

Uttarakhand government to provide free ration and essentials to returning migrants

Uttarakhand government has decided to provide two months of free ration to returning migrants in the state who are economically vulnerable.

19 May 2020

Uttarakhand bans reservation in promotion for govt services

More than 1.5 lakh general-OBC employees had gone on indefinite strike while 30000 SC/ST also went on strike demanding implementation of reservation in promotion.

18 Mar 2020