Uttarakhand government

BJP-led Uttarakhand government spends Rs 68.59 lakh on tea, snacks over 9 months

An RTI has revealed that the BJP government in Uttarakhand led by Trivendra Singh Rawat has spent a whopping Rs 68.59 lakh in nine months on tea and snacks.

Feb 07, 2018, 07:07 AM IST

NGT issues notice to Centre, Uttarakhand Govt for illegal dumping in Ganga

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday issued a notice to the Centre, Uttarakhand Government and the Border Road Organisation in regard to the illegal dumping of debris into the Ganga river.

May 04, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt aims to attract FDI

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

Mar 31, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

Uttarakhand government paid Virat Kohli Rs 47 lakh from floods fund – Report

Kohli had appeared in a 60-second tourism video after being named the brand ambassador for the state of Uttarakhand.

Feb 25, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

Out of turn promotion for Manish Rawat; Uttarakhand govt elevates Olympian's rank to police inspector

The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday honoured Olympian Manish Rawat by promoting him as an inspector in the state police department.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Uttrakhand needs Rs 3000 crore to make recovery: Harish Rawat

Rawat said he was trying to convey his feelings to PM Modi, who will have to play the role of an elder brother to bail out Uttarakhand from drought like conditions.

May 16, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

Will tell court before decision on lifting President's rule in Uttarakhand: Centre

The court was dealing with an interim application of ex-CM Harish Rawat in which it was apprehended that the Central rule may be lifted to facilitate installation of a BJP-led govt in the state.

Apr 07, 2016, 22:45 PM IST

Ramdev plotted Uttarakhand government crisis, alleges Congress

The Congress on Thursday accused the famed yoga guru, Baba Ramdev and Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah of fuelling the ongoing political crisis in Uttarakhand and said that they have “hatched a conspiracy to destablise the Harish Rawat-led government”.

Mar 24, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Ramdev, Amit Shah plotted Uttarakhand government crisis, alleges Congress

On March 19, Governor K K Paul had asked the Congress-led state government to prove majority in the House by March 28.

Mar 24, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Uttarakhand Governor asks govt to prove majority by March 28, CM Rawat to meet top Congress brass in Delhi on Sunday

Uttarakhand CM has alleged that the “top brass of RSS and BJP like Vijayvargiya were making rounds of Dehradun” in order to disablise his government.

Mar 19, 2016, 17:39 PM IST

Swaraj asks Uttarakhand govt to locate missing Dutch woman

Sabrina Harmes was last seen in Rishikesh on Wednesday and was in a "confused state of mind", her sister Suzanne Lugano said in a tweet to Swaraj.

Feb 28, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

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Feb 01, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

NGT pulls up UP, Uttarakhand on rising pollution in Ramganga

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments over rising pollution in river Ganga's tributary Ramganga and asked them to apprise it about the steps taken to prevent discharge of effluents in the water body.

Nov 16, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Private educational institutions to get land for schools in hill areas of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government will provide land on lease to reputed private educational institutions to help them open schools in the hill areas.

Oct 20, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

NGT slams Uttarakhand govt over use of polythene bags in Haridwar

 The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on the Uttarakhand government over non- compliance of its orders in the pilgrimage town of Haridwar including on the ban on use of polythene bags.

Aug 19, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Official involved in controversial CD removed as PS to Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat

Under fire over a sting video purportedly showing Chief Minister Harish Rawat's personal secretary negotiating a bribery deal with a middleman for liquor licences, Uttarakhand government has removed the official from the post.

Jul 25, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt launches call centre for forest-related complaints

The Uttarakhand government today launched 'Forest Friend' call centre at Ramnagar here for quick disposal of complaints pertaining to forest offences and conservation of the Himalayan state's bio-diversity.

Jun 05, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

Uttarakhand sets up committee to check human-animal conflict

The Uttarakhand government has decided to set up a high-level committee to check rising incidents of human-animal conflict in areas adjacent to forest areas and suggest a mechanism to curb it, an official said on Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Green tribunal notice over rafting camps in Uttarakhand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought an explanation from the central and Uttarakhand governments over rafting activities in Rishikesh, an official said on Monday.

Apr 06, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt to give pension to statehood agitationists

Uttarakhand government has announced that it will give pension to statehood agitationists aged over 60 years and enact a law in the state Assembly granting 10 per cent reservation to their kin in government jobs.

Nov 11, 2014, 14:08 PM IST