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River Ganga receives first legal notice after getting human status

The Uttarakhand High Court had earlier this year accorded the status of "living human entities" to the Ganga and Yamuna rivers to help in their "preservation and conservation".

Uttarakhand High Court's intervention validates our doubt on EVM

With the Uttarakhand High Court directing the judicial magistrate to seize the EVMs used during the assembly polls, the Congress has called on the poll panel to `come clear` and convince the nation of no tampering and manipulation with the voting machines.

Uttarakhand HC issues notice to EC on tampering of EVMs

The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Election Commission and the state government on a petition alleging tampering of EVMs in Dehradun's Vikasnagar constituency.

EVMs used in polls to be taken into custody: Uttarakhand HC

The EVMs are under scanner after the opposition parties have alleged that the BJP had tampered the machines to ensure favorable results.

Baba Ramdev says 'I am safe and healthy, don't believe in any rumours'
Baba Ramdev says 'I am safe and healthy, don't believe in any rumours'

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday took to Twitter to inform about his well-being after some messages went viral on WhatsApp and other social media sites saying that something unfortunate happened with him.

Uttarakhand govt seeks Rs 500 cr from Centre as assistance on the lines given to J&K

The Uttarakhand government has sought a Rs 500 crore assistance from the Centre on the lines of the compensation that was given to Jammu and Kashmir citing the massive damage caused by a cloudburst in 2013 as well as by droughts and rains later.

Four killed as car falls into gorge in Pauri

Four persons, including a woman, were killed when their car fell into a deep gorge in Lansdowne area of Uttarakhand's Pauri district, police said today.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat removes red beacon from his car

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday removed the red beacon from his car after Cabinet decision. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday decided to do away with beacons of all kinds atop all categories of vehicles in the country.

Triple Talaq: Muslim woman hails PM Narendra Modi, says will embrace Hinduism - Watch
Triple Talaq: Muslim woman hails PM Narendra Modi, says will embrace Hinduism - Watch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dubbed triple talaq a "bad social practice".

Uttarakhand Congress says won't sing Vande Mataram 'come what may'
Uttarakhand Congress says won't sing Vande Mataram 'come what may'

The ruling BJP and the main opposition party Congress are on a collision course in Uttarakhand after the later said that the national song 'Vande Matram' will not be sung at the party's official programmes for one month "come what may".

Heat wave likely to grip Uttarakhand after April 17

The MeT department on Thrusday warned of heat wave conditions in Uttarakhand, forecasting rise in maximum temperatures after April 17.

Uttarakhand BJP's executive meet to be held in Nainital

The state executive meeting of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be held on April 23-24 in Nainital, a party leader announced on Monday.

Uttarakhand CM meets Yogi Adityanath, discusses long-pending issues

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat called on his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath here on Monday - in the first meeting between the two BJP leaders.

 

Want to live in Uttarakhand? Have to sing national anthem, Vande Mataram: Education Minister to college students
Want to live in Uttarakhand? Have to sing national anthem, Vande Mataram: Education Minister to college students

Uttarakhand Minister Dhan Singh Rawat has said that singing of the national anthem and national song in colleges would be made compulsory from the next academic session in July.

Rain, relief forecast in heat struck Uttarakhand

People in the hill state of Uttarakhand are set to beat the heat as the Met department on Tuesday has predicted moderate to heavy rains in the next 48-hours.

Mercury touches new high in Uttarakhand

Dehradun continued to singe as the temperature climbed to 35.8 degrees Celsius, another record. The last equivalent temperature was seen in 2001.

Uttarakhand govt aims to attract FDI

The BJP-ruled Uttarakhand government has started taking measures to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the state.

After UP, Uttarakhand govt shuts down illegal meat shops along Ganga
After UP, Uttarakhand govt shuts down illegal meat shops along Ganga

Tightening the noose around illegal meat shops in Uttarakhand, the BJP-led state government has ordered to shut down such shops along River Ganga.

SC stays Nainital HC order of complete liquor ban in Uttarakhand

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Nainital High Court`s order of complete prohibition of sale and consumption of liquor from April 1.

Uttarakhand govt bans liquor in three districts in the wake of Char Dham Yatra​

The Uttarakhand Government on Friday imposed a ban on the sale of liquor in Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts.

Uttarakhand power tariff hiked over 5 per cent - Here are new rates
Uttarakhand power tariff hiked over 5 per cent - Here are new rates

Consumers in Uttarakhand will have to shell more for electricity from April 1 onwards after the state government hiked the power tariff by 5.72 per cent.

Utarakhand Assembly: Indira Hridayesh elected as Leader of Opposition
Utarakhand Assembly: Indira Hridayesh elected as Leader of Opposition

Besides Hridayesh, Karan Mahara, Pritam Singh and Govind Singh Kunjwal were in the race for the key position.

NH-74 scam: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat demands CBI probe, suspends six SDM level officials
NH-74 scam: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat demands CBI probe, suspends six SDM level officials

Newly-elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday wrote to the Centre demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry in the NH-74 scam.

Prem Chandra Agrawal elected Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker

Three-time BJP MLA from Rishikesh, Prem Chandra Agrawal, was on Thursday elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Uttarakhand: DAV degree college expels 18 students for taking admission using fake documents

Eighteen students of DAV degree college here have been expelled for taking admission into the first semester LLB course of the prestigious institute on the basis of fake documents.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra SinghRawat meets PM Modi

New Delhi: Newly elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who asked him to lay emphasis on fighting corruption.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi

Trivendra Singh Rawat, who recently took over as the Uttarakhand chief minister, is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday.

BJP MLA Harbans Kapoor sworn-in as Protem Speaker of Uttarakhand Assembly

Senior BJP MLA Harbans Kapoor was today sworn-in as the the Protem Speaker of the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Will make it compulsory for MLAs to provide details of properties: Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat
Will make it compulsory for MLAs to provide details of properties: Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday asserted that their government would soon make it compulsory for ministers to provide details of their properties.

Uttarakhand ministers to take part in cleanliness drive on Monday
Uttarakhand ministers to take part in cleanliness drive on Monday

Uttarakhand ministers, led by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, will take part in a cleanliness drive in different areas of the state tomorrow as part of the Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.