Kalyan Das

Kalyan Das

Kalyan Das covers crime, transport, human rights and central government offices from Bhopal and Indore.

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Mahakumbh prep is also ushering in development, infrastructural projects to Haridwar.(HT Photo)
Mahakumbh prep is also ushering in development, infrastructural projects to Haridwar.(HT Photo)

'Good on paper': Saints, experts express concern over Centre's SOP on Mahakumbh

By Kalyan Das, Haridwar, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 10:22 PM IST
  • The mega fair will be held from February 27-April 30 with six Shahi Snaans or auspicious baths.
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Shrishti Goswami has been given the honour to be Uttarakhand's chief minister for a day.(HT Photo)
Shrishti Goswami has been given the honour to be Uttarakhand's chief minister for a day.(HT Photo)

20-year-old Shrishti Goswami is Uttarakhand CM for a day, a la Nayak

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 12:32 PM IST
  • Goswami wants to give her inputs on the agriculture sector to the state government while she is holds the chief minister's post.
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat during the foundation laying ceremony of Sainya Dham in Dehradun on Saturday.(HT PHOTO).
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat during the foundation laying ceremony of Sainya Dham in Dehradun on Saturday.(HT PHOTO).

Uttarakhand to give 15 lakh to kin of martyrs, says CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:05 AM IST
  • Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling Uttarakhand the Sainya Dham - fifth dham after the traditional Char Dhams -- Rawat in 2019 had announced that the state government will set up a Sainya Dham in Dehradun.
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The government has offered 4.38 hectares of land to saints near Ganga.(Photo@tsrawatbjp)
The government has offered 4.38 hectares of land to saints near Ganga.(Photo@tsrawatbjp)

Uttarakhand accepts saints’ request for burial land to check jal samadhi

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:55 AM IST
The decision was taken by the state government during the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at the CM house.
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Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Uttarakhand: Man arrested for drowning two children in a canal

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:03 PM IST
The man, who started living with a woman and her two children after her husband died two years ago, told police that he thought of the children, aged 6 and 7, as “obstacles”
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Batra (left) with his brother at his cafe in Dehradun.(HT Photo)
Batra (left) with his brother at his cafe in Dehradun.(HT Photo)

Heartbroken Dehradun youth opens up tea joint called 'Dil Tuta Aashiq cafe'

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:26 PM IST
  • The visitors are commending the concept of the cafe and sharing their tales with of heartbreak.
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Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.(HT Photo)
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.(HT Photo)

Harish Rawat insists Congress names a ‘CM face’ for Uttarakhand polls

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 05:04 PM IST
  • Harish Rawat claimed that he has ruled himself out of the top job in the state.
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Nepal had recently set up six border outposts near Dharchula in Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand before it removed two of them.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Nepal had recently set up six border outposts near Dharchula in Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand before it removed two of them.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Nepalese PM’s comment on disputed areas sparks unease along Pithoragarh border

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 06:37 PM IST
  • The Pithoragarh District Magistrate said border patrolling agencies are on alert as always even as the border crossing points remain closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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A mushroom grower in her mushroom farm in Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)
A mushroom grower in her mushroom farm in Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)

Reviving ghost villages: Uttarakhand govt to train 10k youth in mushroom farming

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:41 PM IST
  • The focus of the government would be the villages abandoned by its residents in the hills which are popularly known as 'ghost villages'.
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Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had to apologise to Indira Hridayesh over Bansidhar Bhagat’s comments.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had to apologise to Indira Hridayesh over Bansidhar Bhagat’s comments.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand BJP chief calls leader of opposition ‘Budhiya’, stirs political storm

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Congress leaders demanded an immediate apology from Bhagat, while some party members burnt his effigy alleging he had insulted motherhood.
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File photo: Congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.(Shahbaz Khan)
File photo: Congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.(Shahbaz Khan)

Congress’ Harish Rawat demands Bharat Ratna for Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:29 PM IST
Rawat said, “Sonia Gandhi and Mayawati made immense contribution towards women empowerment.”
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Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)

Madan Kaushik ran away from debate: Manish Sisodia on Uttarakhand minister’s no-show

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Sisodia had reached Dehradun for the open debate challenge on Monday on which he had earlier written an open letter to Kaushik
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Sharma’s body was found four km away from Auli. His body was brought down in a body bag and handed over to local police.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Sharma’s body was found four km away from Auli. His body was brought down in a body bag and handed over to local police.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

22-year-old tourist from Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur found dead in Uttarakhand

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 02:17 AM IST
According to the police, the deceased identified as Udyot Sharma, was missing since Saturday evening. His body was found during a search operation by a team of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF).
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File photo: A traffic police personnel issue a fine.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
File photo: A traffic police personnel issue a fine.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Over 6,000 vehicles fined in Uttarakhand for illegal nameplates bearing political, religious symbols

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:59 PM IST
The action was taken by the police during a campaign from December 17 to January 1.
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Representative photo

Asked to pay for cigarette, Uttarakhand policeman kills shop owner

By Kalyan Das | Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 03:41 AM IST
The cigarette seller, identified as Guarav Rohella, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.
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Following the incident, the shop owner’s family members, along with a large number of locals, gathered at Bazpur police station with his body, demanding stern action against the accused who fled after the crime. (Representative photo @uttarakhandcops)
Following the incident, the shop owner’s family members, along with a large number of locals, gathered at Bazpur police station with his body, demanding stern action against the accused who fled after the crime. (Representative photo @uttarakhandcops)

Told to pay for cigarettes, constable crushes man to death under car: Police

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:32 PM IST
A manhunt was launched and the constable and his two accomplices were arrested on Thursday morning.
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Representational photo.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational photo.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Uttarakhand Police book interfaith couple, cleric for conversion

By Kalyan Das and Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:18 PM IST
The couple moved the high court seeking police protection after getting married in September. The court heard the matter and said the state counsel pointed out the marriage was in violation of the law
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Criminal wanted for the past 9 years in a case of abduction and robbery of a general manager of a five star hotel was arrested by the STF in US Nagar district of Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)
Criminal wanted for the past 9 years in a case of abduction and robbery of a general manager of a five star hotel was arrested by the STF in US Nagar district of Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand police on hunt for wanted criminals, those hiding in UP top the list

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 05:10 PM IST
The drive to nab the wanted and absconding criminals was launched on the directions of newly appointed director general of police, Ashok Kumar.
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A man wanted for nine years for abducting and looting a general manager of a five star hotel after his arrest by STF in US Nagar.(HT Photo)
A man wanted for nine years for abducting and looting a general manager of a five star hotel after his arrest by STF in US Nagar.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand Police launch drive to arrest 189 wanted criminals

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Uttarakhand police spokesperson AP Anshuman said the drive has been launched to prevent the criminals from committing more crimes
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Uttarakhand police personnel during a department event in Dehradun.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Uttarakhand police personnel during a department event in Dehradun.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

In a first, Uttarakhand police personnel to get weekly-offs from January 1

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:42 PM IST
The state police chief, however, informed that the “personnel on weekly-off would not be allowed to leave his police headquarters jurisdiction”.
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Protesting farmers clash with Uttarakhand Police in Bazpur in US Nagar district on December 25(HT PHOTO)
Protesting farmers clash with Uttarakhand Police in Bazpur in US Nagar district on December 25(HT PHOTO)

‘Not stopping our agitation against farm laws’, say Uttarakhand farmers

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Sikh organisations supporting the farmers have now decided to join the agitating farmers near Delhi in larger numbers.
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File photo: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)
File photo: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)

‘Government of zero work’: Manish Sisodia slams Uttarakhand CM

By Kalyan Das | Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 06:10 PM IST
Sisodia’s comments came during his interaction with media on his first visit to Dehradun on Saturday.
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File photo: White tigress.(Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times)
File photo: White tigress.(Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times)

Uttarakhand in talks with Madhya Pradesh to bring white tiger to new safari park near Corbett

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 04:37 PM IST
State tourism minister Satpal Maharaj is in talks with Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to bring a white tiger from Maharaja Martand Singh Judeo White Tiger Safari and Zoo in MP.
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Image for representation.

TV actor dupes old woman by posing as cop, gets arrested by Dehradun police

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 09:24 PM IST
A team of Dehradun police is bringing te accused to the city on transit remand from Mumbai and would reach on Wednesday.
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Representational Image.

International group to hold red-list assessment of grasshopper species in Nilgiri biosphere reserve

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:01 PM IST
The project will be started from the Nilgiri biosphere reserve spread in three states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka; it will help in understanding the condition of the grasshopper’s ecosystem
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Police say revenue police is not needed in the state in view of growing crime in hilly areas.(Representational Image)
Police say revenue police is not needed in the state in view of growing crime in hilly areas.(Representational Image)

Why it is challenging to end British-era revenue policing in Uttarakhand’s hilly areas

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 04:28 PM IST
The issue of bringing all the areas of the state under regular police has come up again after state home secretary Nitesh Jha said a three-member committee has been formed to look into this matter
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The reforms approved include measures needed to turn the State police force SMART.(PTI Photo)
The reforms approved include measures needed to turn the State police force SMART.(PTI Photo)

Uttarakhand okays police reforms, hiring of experts to solve complex crimes

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 12:57 PM IST
The State police would hire the services of professionals in solving cases of cybercrime and economic offences which are becoming complex and serious day by day, said a senior official.
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In this picture from November 6, army soldiers near the site of a gunfight with militants in Meej village, Pampore in Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
In this picture from November 6, army soldiers near the site of a gunfight with militants in Meej village, Pampore in Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)

Pak using heavier artillery for LoC violations: Army vice chief

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 05:53 AM IST
Lt Gen Saini was interacting with media persons on the sidelines of Passing out Parade of the autumn term of Indian Military Academy(IMA) in Dehradun where he was the reviewing officer.
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On Saturday, she had come with her husband Naik Shaukat Ali (retired) and elder son Major Javed Khan to see her younger son Lieutenant Jafar Khan, 22, getting commissioned as an army officer.(HT photo)
On Saturday, she had come with her husband Naik Shaukat Ali (retired) and elder son Major Javed Khan to see her younger son Lieutenant Jafar Khan, 22, getting commissioned as an army officer.(HT photo)

‘Memorable day’: Wife of army man witnesses 2nd son become army officer

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Wife of a retired army man, Shakeela had her elder son also serving in the army as a major and now with her younger son also in the army, she said it is all her “good fortune.”
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Tiwari met his newly born daughter for the first time after three months at the IMA passing out parade.(HT Photo)
Tiwari met his newly born daughter for the first time after three months at the IMA passing out parade.(HT Photo)

Bihar youth’s arduous journey from working at snack factory to becoming Army officer

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:24 PM IST
Remembering his days of struggle, Tiwari said that after passing high school, he also started working as a tuition teacher to earn some extra money.
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