Uttarakhand High Court

Uttarakhand High Court directs immediate removal of Doon University VC

A petition was filed challenging the appointment of Chandrashekhar Nautiyal, the VC of the varsity.

published on : 4th December 2019

Uttarakhand HC issues notice to govt over flight operations from Pantnagar airport

The petition stated that certain steps are indispensable to promote native as well as international tourism and overhauling of air services in the region requires immediate attention.

published on : 1st November 2019

Uttarakhand HC sets next hearing on ex-Chief Ministers' facilities case in November

The court said everybody is equal before the law courts and service through private secretary is not permissible except Governor and President of India.

published on : 18th October 2019

Democracy, free and fair elections are inseparable twins: Uttarakhand HC

The PIL was filed by Vipul Jain, a resident of Dehradun alleging rampant corruption in panchayat elections in Uttarakhand. 

published on : 18th October 2019

Uttarakhand HC seeks institute help on remedies to find missing people in 2013 Kedarnath tragedy

The court asked the Wadiya Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun to apprise the court about what steps can be taken to find the missing people in the tragedy.

published on : 16th October 2019

Uttarakhand High Court bans use of red chilly to ward off elephants

The public interest litigation was filed by a Noida based non-government organization 'Independent Medical Initiative Society'. 

published on : 15th October 2019

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
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