Police a "service" not a "force": Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul

Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul said on Tuesday police is a "service" not a "force" whose biggest priority should be to provide assistance to the public and win their confidence.

Nainital to launch solid waste management system for rural areas

Nainital will soon become the first district in Uttarakhand to launch an effective system of solid waste management in rural areas.

Tremors felt in Uttarakhand ​

Tremors were felt across Uttarakhand on Tuesday as a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, less than three weeks after a devastating quake jolted the Himalayan country.

Three youths killed in road mishap in Nainital

Three youths were killed when their motorbike rammed into an electric pole and fell into a canal in Mukhani area of Haldwani town in Nainital district, police said on Wednesday.

Severe cold in Uttarakhand leaves 24 dead
Severe cold in Uttarakhand leaves 24 dead

Intense cold wave conditions accompanied by snowfall have left 24 people dead in Uttarakhand, officials said on Thursday.

Tigress killed after being hit by train

 A tigress was killed after it was hit by a speeding train at Ramnagar in Nainital district in the wee hours on Friday.

Dipak Rawat appointed Nainital DM

Dipak Rawat has been appointed as the new District Magistrate of Nainital.

Uttarakhand to set up milk development council to boost production

A milk development council will be set up in Uttarakhand to promote milk production in the state by creating better coordination among milk unions and linking the trade with self-employment.

Five killed in Uttarakhand landslide, heavy rain alert

Five people were killed in a landslide in Uttarakhand and the meteorological department Monday warned of another round of incessant downpour within 48 hours.

Delhi gangster with bounty of Rs 1 lakh on him arrested

Hasim Baba, a gangster who is involved in four murder cases, has been arrested, police said Friday.

Campaigning ends for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand

Curtains came down on campaigning for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand, where about 70 lakh voters will elect MPs from over 70 candidates on May 7.

PUCL demands release of AAP Nainital candidate Cheema

People`s Union for Civil Liberty on Monday held a demonstration here demanding the release AAP`s Nainital candidate Balli Singh Cheema who was arrested and lodged in Haldwani jail for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct.

AAP`s Nainital candidate refuses bail, to contest from prison

Jailed AAP candidate from Nainital seat Balli Singh Cheema Thursday refused to accept bail and said he would contest the Lok Sabha polls from Haldwani jail where he is lodged for alleged violation of model code of conduct.

AAP`s Nainital candidate sent to jail for violating poll code

Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Nainital Lok Sabha seat Balli Singh Cheema and two of his associates were Tuesday sent to jail for staging a sit-in outside the SSP`s camp office here last night in violation of the model code of conduct, police said.

ND Tiwari not to contest from Nainital

Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari will not contest from Uttarakhand`s Nainital Lok Sabha constituency seat, his close aides said.

Facebook post sparks communal tension in Nainital

Communal tension broke out in Nainital district`s Ramnagar town after pictures hurtful to the religious sentiments of a particular community were uploaded on a social networking site, a senior police official said here.

Youth Congress leader suspended; police to quiz her for blackmail

Youth Congress General Secretary Ritu Khandiyal was on Monday suspended from her post for her alleged involvement in blackmailing an Uttarakhand government official, who has been accused of rape, even as police is trying to contact her.

Uttarakhand rape: Police team searches, seals club room in Nainital

A police team probing the alleged rape of a young woman by a senior bureaucrat on the pretext of giving her a government job, has reached Nainital, where the victim claimed she was violated.

Police records U`khand rape accused official`s statement

Uttarakhand police questioned a senior bureaucrat of Uttarakhand government, who has been charged with raping a young woman on the pretext of providing her a government job, and recorded his statement in the case.

BJYM leader, wife killed in road accident near Ramnagar

A BJYM leader and his wife were killed when their motorcycle fell into an irrigation canal at Ramnagar in Nainital district, police said today.