Fake COVID Testing

Two Uttarakhand officials suspended for involvement in Kumbh Mela fake COVID testing scam

Then Mela officer (medical and health) Dr Arjun Singh Sengar and then officer-in-charge (medical and health) Dr N K Tyagi were suspended on Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami's orders.

published on : 27th August 2021

Uttarakhand officials did not move a finger to stop fake testing: Report

Officials privy to the development said district health officials as well as mela health officials have been fired as the report indicates their complicity.

published on : 19th August 2021

Uttarakhand: First arrest made in Kumbh Mela fake Covid testing scam 

During Kumbh, the Uttarakhand government had authoritised 11 labaoratories to carry out Covid testing of those visiting Kumbh Mela.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Kumbh fake Covid testing: Investigation report to be submitted soon to Uttarakhand govt officials

Meanwhile, the role of Chief Medical Officer of Haridwar has come under scanner in the ongoing Special Investigation Team probe.

published on : 11th July 2021

Kumbh Mela 'fake' Covid testing: Uttarakhand police forms SIT; accused firm approaches HC

Max Corporate Services, the firm against which FIR has been lodged in Kumbh Mela 'fake' Covid testing case, approached the Uttarakhand High Court challenging the legality of the FIR.

published on : 19th June 2021

Scam is old, I took over in March, says Uttarakhand CM on fake Covid testing during Kumbh Mela

The decision to rope in private firms to conduct Covid tests during the Kumbh Mela was taken before he took over as Chief Minister, Tirath Singh Rawat said.

published on : 18th June 2021