Uttarakhand High Court

Joshimath sinking: Compassion, not blind law, should rule the day

It was not very long ago that we were being told that building of multi-lane highways, tunnelling and blasting fragile mountains was a matter involving national security.

published on : 15th January 2023

'Thousands can't be uprooted overnight': SC stays demolition of houses in Uttarakhand's Haldwani

There are religious places, schools, business establishments and residences on an area spread over 29 acres of alleged encroached railway land in Banbhoolpura.

published on : 5th January 2023

Supreme Court lifts stay on Uttarakhand quota for women

The stay was lifted by a bench of justices S Abdul Nazeer and V Ramasubramanian against the HC’s August 24 ruling following an appeal by the state government.

published on : 5th November 2022

Uttarakhand High Court allows women from other states to appear for commission's main exam

A division bench of Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice R C Khulbe on Tuesday directed the Public Service Commission to re-issue the merit list.

published on : 1st September 2022

Congress MLA moves court seeking CBI probe into UKSSSC recruitment scam

Alleging the involvement of influential people from both Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh in the 'scam', Kapri urged that the case be handed over to the CBI to ensure an impartial probe.

published on : 31st August 2022

Domicile quota: Uttarakhand HC asks state public service commission to issue revised merit list

Last week, the high court put a stay on a government order giving 30 per cent reservation to women who have the domicile of Uttarakhand.

published on : 30th August 2022

30 percent reservation for domicile women: Uttarakhand govt to bring ordinance following HC stay

BJP state spokesperson Ravindra Jugran, who has been raising the issue of governance for horizontal reservation for women, said the government will move the Supreme Court if needed.

published on : 25th August 2022

In landmark judgment, HC stays 30 per cent Uttarakhand-origin women quota

A division bench of Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice R S Khulbe pronounced the verdict on Wednesday after  hearing a petition filed by Haryana’s Pavitra Chauhan and 15 others.

published on : 25th August 2022

HC stays 30% reservation for U'khand-origin women in govt jobs

The High Court, after hearing the petitions, stayed the government order issued on July 24, 2006 and allowed the petitioners to appear in the main examination.

published on : 24th August 2022

‘Uttarakhand government callous towards plastic issue’ 

The Uttarakhand High Court has termed the conduct of the state government authorities as “insensitive” in the management and disposal of solid and plastic waste.

published on : 15th July 2022

Supreme Court sets aside Uttarakhand HC 'cyclostyled' order on plea for quashing of FIR

Senior advocate Meenakshi Arora pointed out various orders passed by the single judge of the High Court while disposing of the writ petition in a cyclostyled manner.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Uttarakhand: Khanpur MLA Umesh Kumar's election challenged before HC

Despite a holiday on Friday, a Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Kumar Mishra and Justice Manoj Kumar Tiwari heard the petition through videoconferencing.

published on : 19th March 2022

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

published on : 7th July 2020

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 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