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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
To improve health facilities in Uttarakhand, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today announced a cancer institute for Haldwani in Nainital district and a cancer care centre at the Doon Hospital here.