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Haldwani violence accused Abdul Malik arrested from Delhi: Uttarakhand Police

Updated on Feb 25, 2024 01:43 AM IST

Total number of arrests in Haldwani violence has now reached 81.

Earlier today, Abdul Malik’s lawyers had moved an anticipatory bail application in the court of additional district and sessions judge, Haldwani.
By, Ankur Sharma

Portals of Hemkund Sahib shrine to open on May 25

The shrine situated at a height of over 15,000 feet above sea level, has emerged as a popular centre of Sikh pilgrimage which is visited by lakhs of devotees from all over the world every summer

Last year, over 2.62 lakh people had registered for the yatra and about 2.4 lakh visited the shrine. (File photo)
Published on Feb 22, 2024 04:20 PM IST

Uttarakhand BJP state president files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha polls

Bhatt filed his nomination papers in the presence of BJP state in-charge Dushyant Kumar Gautam and chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami

The last date for the filing of the nomination for the polls was February 15. (HT photo)
Published on Feb 15, 2024 05:12 PM IST

Portals of Badrinath Dham to be opened on May 12

Badrinath and Kedarnath, along with Yamunotri and Gangotri, collectively called Char Dham, attract lakhs of pilgrims each year

The announcement of the opening of the portals of Badrinath Shrine was made today on the occasion of Basant Panchami. (HT photo)
Published on Feb 14, 2024 04:57 PM IST

Haldwani violence: Police station to be built on cleared land, says CM Dhami

“This is a clear message from our govt to the miscreants and rioters that no one who plays with the peace of Devbhoomi will be spared,” CM Pushkar Singh Dhami.

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami
Updated on Feb 12, 2024 07:51 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt forms 9-member committee for preparing rules for UCC Bill 2024

The Committee has been mandated to prepare a draft of the rules, in which facts related to various procedures, competent level authorities and easy implementation of the provisions of the proposed Act would be included

The Uttarakhand Uniform Civil Code Bill 2024 was passed in the assembly on Wednesday.
Updated on Feb 10, 2024 09:16 PM IST

Toll from Haldwani violence revised to 2, top officials rush to assess situation

The Uttarakhand government on Thursday issued a “shoot at sight” order following violence over the demolition of a madrasa, which officials said was illegally built

The demolition of a madrasa triggered the violence in Haldwani. (PTI)
Published on Feb 09, 2024 11:28 AM IST

Curfew in Haldwani locality after communal tension over demolition of madrasa

Police have been ordered to deal strictly with unruly elements and shoot rioters on sight, the state government said in a statement

A protest against the demolition of a madrasa in Banbhulpura area of Haldwani turned violent, police said
Published on Feb 08, 2024 09:26 PM IST

Forest scam: ED raids premises of former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat

The raids are linked to a case against Rawat over the alleged felling of thousands of trees, financial irregularities, and illegal construction at the Corbett National Park

Congress leader Harak Singh Rawat (File Photo)
Published on Feb 07, 2024 03:58 PM IST

Mohali police conduct search in Trivedi Camp, two drug peddlers arrested

DSP Manpreet Singh said there were reports of drug peddling in this settlement. The police had conducted searches here before

Villagers complain that for several years, drug peddling has been rampant in this settlement. While the sale of drugs may have decreased slightly in recent times, it has not been completely halted. (Getty image)
Updated on Feb 07, 2024 07:46 AM IST
By, Mohali

Not given enough time to examine merits, demerits: Congress on Uttarakhand UCC bill

The Congress said the government should have first presented the draft in the assembly before the bill so that its merits and demerits could be discussed

Congress MLAs staged a protest on the steps of the state legislature. (HT photo)
Published on Feb 06, 2024 04:04 PM IST

Uttarakhand Uniform Civil Code covers live-in relationships, marriage, death

The proposed Uniform Civil Code would be applicable to all residents of Uttarakhand, except the Scheduled Tribe listed under Part 21 of the Constitution

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami holds a copy of the Constitution of India at the Vidhan Sabha Bhawan in Dehradun on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 06, 2024 05:21 PM IST

Uttarakhand cabinet approves tabling of Uniform Civil Code Bill in Assembly

The Dehradun district administration has imposed Section 144 CrPc within a radius of 300 metres of the Uttarakhand assembly building during the four-day House session beginning on February 5

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami chairs a cabinet meeting at his residence in Dehradun on Sunday.
Published on Feb 04, 2024 08:16 PM IST

Uniform Civil Code: Sec 144 to be in force around U’khand assembly during session

The Congress has asked the Uttarakhand government to make public the draft report submitted by the committee formed for the Uniform Civil Code

An all-party meeting called by Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha Speaker on Sunday for the smooth conduct of the House session beginning February 5.
Updated on Feb 04, 2024 07:25 PM IST

Justice Ritu Bahri becomes first woman chief justice of Uttarakhand high court

In October last year, justice Ritu Bahri was appointed as acting chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court. On November 2, 2023, the Supreme Court collegium recommended her appointment as the chief justice of Uttarakhand high court.

CM Pushkar Singh Dhami attended the swearing-in ceremony of the newly appointed Chief Justice of high court, Nainital (Twitter/@htTweets)
Published on Feb 04, 2024 05:36 PM IST

Uttarakhand: UCC committee submits draft report to CM Dhami

The committee has been studying relevant laws regulating personal civil matters of residents of Uttarakhand to prepare the draft and suggest changes in existing laws on the subject

The UCC draft will be tabled in the legislative assembly on February 6. (Pushkar Singh Dhami | Official X account)
Published on Feb 02, 2024 12:32 PM IST

UCC craft committee to submit report to CM Dhami today

Security arrangements have been tightened in Uttarakhand in view of the possibility of protests and demonstrations by some organisations in protest against the submission

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Feb 02, 2024 10:58 AM IST

Silkyara tunnel excavation to restart after all precautions in place: Official

The state-owned NHIDCL is overseeing the project that has been contracted out to Hyderabad-based firm, Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd (NECL)

The entrance of the Silkyara-Barkot Tunnel during the ongoing rescue operation for the trapped workers in November (PTI)
Updated on Jan 30, 2024 05:58 PM IST

Three people die in sleep due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in Nainital

Three men slept in a room with a makeshift fireplace to shield themselves from severe cold on Sunday night but died after inhaling toxic carbon monoxide gas emanated from the fireplace

The deceased hailed from Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district and were living in the Mallital area of Nainital. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 30, 2024 05:33 PM IST

FIR against Uttarakhand migrant worker accused of raping teen sister back home

Police said the girl was taken to the sub-district hospital in Tanakpur on Sunday by her family after she complained of excruciating pain in her stomach.

The first information report (FIR) was registered on Sunday on a complaint by their father. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 30, 2024 02:46 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt to get expert panel’s UCC report on Feb 2: Pushkar Singh Dhami

Pushkar Singh Dhami said his government had always been committed to implementing UCC in the state in line with PM Modi’s vision of “Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat”

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami (PTI)
Published on Jan 29, 2024 02:52 PM IST

Uttarakhand convenes assembly session from Feb 5 to discuss Uniform Civil Code

The state govt formed a five-member draft committee headed by Justice (retd) Ranjana Desai to prepare a draft paper to implement UCC in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami. (File photo)
Updated on Jan 26, 2024 07:30 PM IST

Land subsidence: CBRI conducts fresh inspection of Joshimath

According to CBRI’s door-to-door condition assessment of 2,364 buildings from January 14 to January 27, 2023, of the 2364 buildings, 2,152 are residential

A 15-member NDMA team along with experts conducted Post-Disaster Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) in April last year. (ANI file photo)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 04:52 PM IST

Dhami meets PM Modi in New Delhi, gifts him Bageshwar’s copper craft

Uttarakhand chief minister Dhami provided updates on various sectors, including roads and transport, energy, the development of new townships.

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday.(X/Pushkar Singh Dhami)
Published on Jan 18, 2024 11:06 PM IST

Uttarakhand Police arrests key accused in Maharashtra robbery case from Haryana

Dehradun senior superintendent of police Ajai Singh said that Anil Soni, the key accused in the jewellery store in Maharashtra’s Sangli, was also involved in Dehradun jewellery store robbery

Polcie said the accused had disguised themselves as police officers to commit the crime. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 17, 2024 07:05 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt hikes Dearness Allowance of employees to 46%

The revised DA will be applicable with effect from July 1, 2023, and arrears will be paid to beneficiaries in cash.

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Published on Jan 13, 2024 06:45 PM IST

Chilla vehicle accident: SDRF recovers body of female warden, death toll rises to 5

The accident occurred when the electric vehicle in which 10 forest officials were travelling lost control and hit a tree on Chilla Road, which connects Rishikesh with Haridwar

The SDRF team at the site of the accident.
Published on Jan 11, 2024 01:46 PM IST

Chlorine gas leakage hits Dehradun’s Jhajra area

Officials said that people in surrounding areas were asked to keep their windows and doors closed to lessen the impact of the gas

During the process of stopping the leakage, two men from fire services complained of dizziness and a burning sensation in their eyes.
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:54 PM IST

Effective efforts should be made to control road accidents: Uttarakhand CM Dhami

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday said that effective efforts should be made to control road accidents. He said that Road safety audits should be conducted regularly at black spots.

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Updated on Jan 09, 2024 05:23 PM IST

Uttarakhand to celebrate 9-day festival from January 14, ahead of Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya

Ahead of the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Ram Lalla at Ayodhya, the Uttarakhand government has issued instructions to all the district magistrates saying that cultural festivals will be celebrated in Uttarakhand for nine consecutive days, from the Uttarayen festival on January 14 to the Shri Ram Murti Pran Pratishtha programme in Ayodhya on January 22.

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Published on Jan 09, 2024 10:40 AM IST
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