Uttarakhand High Court

'Democracy means protection of minorities': HC questions ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar 

A civilisation is judged by the way it treats its minorities, the Uttarakhand High Court observed.

published on : 17th July 2021

Uttarakhand High Court dismisses PIL seeking cancellation of hydel projects in Rishi Ganga

The petitioners have failed to show their bonafide as social workers, the court said and dismissed the petition imposing a fine of Rs 10000 on each of the five.

published on : 15th July 2021

Booked in rape case, Uttarakhand BJP MLA Suresh Rathore moves HC seeking protection from arrest

The FIR against Rathore was lodged by Haridwar police at Bahadarabad police station recently on the orders of a Haridwar court.

published on : 6th July 2021

HC stays Char Dham Yatra, but Uttarakhand government order says otherwise

Earlier, in the day, the Uttarakhand HC stayed the decision of the state Cabinet to allow the yatra from July 1 and allowed live streaming of rituals for pilgrims.

published on : 29th June 2021

Char Dham Yatra decision impractical: Uttarakhand High Court

The bench took note of the prevailing Covid situation and the vaccination data of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarakashi.

published on : 27th June 2021

Kumbh Covid testing scam: Uttarakhand HC grants protection to accused from arbitrary arrest

Max Corporate Services had argued before the court that it was just a 'service provider', and the collection of samples and data entry were not its responsibility but that of ICMR-accredited labs.

published on : 24th June 2021

Sham, misleading, unacceptable: Uttarakhand High Court slams govt for vague Covid deaths audit

Notably, in most case the cause of death is posted as 'cardiopulmonary arrest' to which the bench raised questions. 

published on : 23rd June 2021

Kumbh fake testing: Path lab approaches Uttarakhand High Court

The petitioner, director of the lab says that they have been becoming 'victim of the media trial' and that the FIR has been lodged out of 'immense media pressure'.

published on : 22nd June 2021

‘Chardham Yatra will not commence until safety rules assured’

The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday asserted that the Chardham Yatra will not be allowed until it is convinced about Covid safety protocols. 

published on : 17th June 2021

Form teams to monitor Covid-19 cases, high court tells Uttarakhand government

Taking note of complaints of overcharging for vaccines, the court directed the government to take action in the matter.

published on : 10th June 2021

Submit response on violation of foothill policy, Uttarakhand High Court tells state government

The court took serious view of the matter and the respondents were given another opportunity to file a proper report and affidavit till June 9, 2021.   

published on : 28th May 2021

Submit report on Dehradun-Mussorie foothill loss: Uttarakhand HC to state government

The petitioner requested the court that throughout the Rajpur region, the foothills have been systematically destroyed.

published on : 28th May 2021

Mahakumbh, now Char Dham, why embarrass ourselves?, Uttarakhand HC slams govt's carelessness; CJ questions Centre's 'callous attitude'

The court also questioned the centre over diversion of Oxygen from Uttarakhand to other states without fulfilling the state's demand. 

published on : 20th May 2021

Constitutional, moral duty of govt to put all efforts to save lives people: U'khand HC on Covid Situation

The matter which was scheduled for hearing on May 10 was preponed for hearing on Wednesday after Anu Pant, a Dehradun-based activist filed an urgent application in the HC. 

published on : 29th April 2021

'Char Dham Yatra cannot be allowed to turn into another Kumbh': HC frowns as Uttarakhand yet to prepare SoP

Issuing a number of directions on Tuesday while hearing a PIL regarding Covid situation in the state, the court asked the government to issue guidelines for the Yatra scheduled to start on May 14.

published on : 22nd April 2021
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