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All adults will become eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine and doses can be sold via the market from May 1 in the government’s latest inoculation drive.(HT File Photo)

News updates from HT: Centre's guidelines before May 1 vaccination phase

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 05:07 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) also makes it mandatory for all modes of public transport, including buses and auto rickshaws, to run at half their seating capacity. In picture - Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat.(PTI)
The revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) also makes it mandatory for all modes of public transport, including buses and auto rickshaws, to run at half their seating capacity. In picture - Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat.(PTI)

Night curfew to begin earlier, markets closed in Uttarakhand as Covid-19 surges

PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 03:47 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has also ordered the closure of markets in urban areas barring shops dealing in essential commodities from 2 pm onwards.
Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases in the state, the Uttarakhand government has restricted the entry of people into the state secretariat.(ANI file photo)
Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases in the state, the Uttarakhand government has restricted the entry of people into the state secretariat.(ANI file photo)

67 healthcare workers across 5 Uttarakhand districts test positive for Covid-19

ANI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 07:14 PM IST
"67 healthcare workers, in Uttarakhand, have tested positive for Covid-19. The cases are spread across Dehradun, Tehri, Haridwar, Nainital, and Udham Singh Nagar districts," said Dr SK Gupta Gupta, Director of State Medical and Health Department.
It isn’t just Delhi, several cities in the northern plains are facing the same problem.(PTI file photo)
It isn’t just Delhi, several cities in the northern plains are facing the same problem.(PTI file photo)

Smoke from fires in Uttarakhand worsens Delhi’s air quality

By Chetan Chauhan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 01:52 AM IST
At 279, Delhi’s air quality was in the “poor” category overall on Tuesday, which according to the Central Pollution Control Board’s Sameer app means “breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure.”
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)

'Grateful to God': Tirath Singh Rawat tests negative for Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 04:23 PM IST
"In the past 48 hours, reports of my corona tests have come negative twice. I am deeply grateful to God and to the people, well-wishers and all the workers who wish for my speedy recovery," Tirath Singh Rawat said in a tweet.
ITBP and CRPF personnel take pledge for a safe Kumbh, in Haridwar on Sunday.(PTI)
ITBP and CRPF personnel take pledge for a safe Kumbh, in Haridwar on Sunday.(PTI)

U’khand makes Covid -ve report must for visitors from 12 states

By HT Correspondent, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 06:26 AM IST
The district administration will also hold random Covid-19 testing at the airport, railway stations and road entry points at the border, the guidelines issued on Tuesday stated.
With just two days left for the Kumbh Mela, the chief minister ordered that special campaigns for vaccination and RT-PCR testing should be organised at the bathing ghats in Haridwar.(Twitter/@TIRATHSRAWAT)
With just two days left for the Kumbh Mela, the chief minister ordered that special campaigns for vaccination and RT-PCR testing should be organised at the bathing ghats in Haridwar.(Twitter/@TIRATHSRAWAT)

Now U'khand makes negative RT-PCR test report must for visitors from 12 states

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 04:19 PM IST
Amid the rising Covid-19 cases, CM Tirath Rawat also directed authorities to ramp up coronavirus testing and the vaccination drive to combat the pandemic in the state, a statement issued by the chief minister’s office (CMO) said, according to ANI
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BJP fields Mahesh Jeena as its bypoll candidate from Salt in Uttarakhand

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 05:45 PM IST
The bypoll to the seat was necessitated after the untimely death of MLA Surendra Singh Jeena due to COVID-19 in November last year.
File photo: Aam Aadmi Party logo.(ANI)
File photo: Aam Aadmi Party logo.(ANI)

Uttarakhand AAP to mark BJP govt's 4 years as 'black day', hold rallies

UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 08:23 PM IST
  • "A sorry state of Uttarakhand has been caused by this BJP government," AAP leader Ravinder Jugran said on Monday.
**EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @BJP4UK ON THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2021** Dehradun: Newly-elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat being felicitated by former CM BC Khanduri, in Dehradun. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_11_2021_000091B)(PTI)
**EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @BJP4UK ON THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2021** Dehradun: Newly-elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat being felicitated by former CM BC Khanduri, in Dehradun. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_11_2021_000091B)(PTI)

Uttarakhand BJP leaders flock to CM Rawat's 'political guru'. It's a strategy

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 07:37 PM IST
  • Ex-chief minister BC Khanduri enjoys CM Rawat's affinity. BJP state leaders are now trying to gather brownie points by paying visits to Khanduri.
New CM Tirath Singh Rawat participating in hawan ceremony before taking charge of his office at the secretariat here on Sunday.(HT Photo)
New CM Tirath Singh Rawat participating in hawan ceremony before taking charge of his office at the secretariat here on Sunday.(HT Photo)

New Uttarakhand CM to review some big decisions taken by Trivendra Singh Rawat

By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 04:20 PM IST
  • Tirath Singh Rawat, when he took charge, said he will take ahead the work done by the Trivendra Singh Rawat government, but it has become clear that he has decided to review and likely reverse some of the decisions his predecessor made.
Tirath Singh Rawat's was made the new CM of Uttarakhand a year ahead of state polls.(HT Photo)
Tirath Singh Rawat's was made the new CM of Uttarakhand a year ahead of state polls.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand: Tirath Singh Rawat cancels events to mark BJP govt's 4 yrs in power

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 08:04 AM IST
  • Party insiders say decision taken after "rift” in party over CM's decision to participate in the programme being held in constituency of a critic of former CM Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Bansidhar Bhagat takes oath as a minister during the expansion of the Uttarakhand cabinet in Dehradun on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Bansidhar Bhagat takes oath as a minister during the expansion of the Uttarakhand cabinet in Dehradun on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Uttarakhand cabinet expansion seeks regional balance between Kumaon and Garhwal

By Neeraj Santoshi, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 08:18 PM IST
  • In the earlier eight-member cabinet, five MLAs were from Garhwal, while three hailed from Kumaon.
Newly-appointed Uttarakhand BJP state president Madan Kaushik and Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat in Dehradun.(ANI)
Newly-appointed Uttarakhand BJP state president Madan Kaushik and Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat in Dehradun.(ANI)

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat gets new cabinet with 4 new faces

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 07:22 PM IST
  • The Congress has termed the new cabinet a mere "eyewash" to cover up the government's "failures."
The Uttarakhand Congress president alleged that change of CM will not benefit BJP in the assembly elections next year. (HT Photo)
The Uttarakhand Congress president alleged that change of CM will not benefit BJP in the assembly elections next year. (HT Photo)

Uttarakhand Congress: BJP changed CM’s face, no change in graft, unemployment

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 05:15 PM IST
  • BJP said Congress was a frustrated party since it had been rejected by the people long ago.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat meets Major General Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, in Dehradun on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat meets Major General Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, in Dehradun on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Uttarakhand Cabinet expansion today, new ministers set to take oath

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:52 AM IST
State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Bansidhar Bhagat had hinted on Thursday that the new government will soon see cabinet expansion.
Akhada ascetics pilgrims taking ritual dip in Ganga during Shahi Snan in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)
Akhada ascetics pilgrims taking ritual dip in Ganga during Shahi Snan in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)

Mahakumbh's 1st Shahi Snan witnesses mega rush, over 3 mn pilgrims take holy dip

By HT Correspondent, Haridwar
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2021 09:11 PM IST
  • Covid-19 curbs went for a toss in the mega congregation on Thursday.
Tirath Singh Rawat taking oath as Uttarakhand CM.(ANI)
Tirath Singh Rawat taking oath as Uttarakhand CM.(ANI)

Tirath Rawat emerges as BJP's surprise selection for CM post in Uttarakhand

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2021 05:04 PM IST
  • A senior cabinet minister said they never expected Rawat to emerge as the chief ministerial candidate till Tuesday night
BJP leader Tirath Singh Rawat greets his supporters after he was elected as new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, in Dehradun, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (PTI Photo)
BJP leader Tirath Singh Rawat greets his supporters after he was elected as new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, in Dehradun, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (PTI Photo)

‘Focus on tourism, health, education to win 2022 polls: Tirath Singh Rawat

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 03:22 PM IST
  • BJP's central observer Raman Singh said Tirath Singh Rawat's name was approved by the party central leadership after he was unanimously selected by the BJP legislature party.
Dehradun: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat addresses a press conference after tendering his resignation on Tuesday, (PTI)
Dehradun: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat addresses a press conference after tendering his resignation on Tuesday, (PTI)

Uttarakhand jinx: Except ND Tiwari, no other CM could complete 5-year term

By Neeraj Santoshi, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2021 01:55 AM IST
  • The state has seen chief ministers change almost ten times in the past 20 years since it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 2000.
File photo: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
File photo: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Uttarakhand upheaval: What went wrong with Trivendra Singh Rawat?

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2021 01:16 AM IST
  • Unhappiness had been brewing in the state party unit since 2018, a year after Rawat took over, but things gathered momentum last month.
Trivendra Singh Rawat sided with bureaucrats who didn’t create the right kind of impression for the government, an official said.(PTI)
Trivendra Singh Rawat sided with bureaucrats who didn’t create the right kind of impression for the government, an official said.(PTI)

Maharashtra guv’s meeting may have led to Trivendra Rawat’s exit in Uttarakhand

By Sunetra Choudhury, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2021 09:50 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) decision to remove Trivendra Singh Rawat a year before the polls appears to be a move to quell intraparty resentment against him. Rawat refused to share power and had about 60-odd portfolios
Uttarkhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat speaks to the media after submitting his resignation as the CM to the Governor in Dehradun on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Uttarkhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat speaks to the media after submitting his resignation as the CM to the Governor in Dehradun on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Replacing Rawat: 3 frontrunners, parliamentarians in race for U'khand's top post

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 11:34 PM IST
  • State higher education minister and close aide of Rawat, Dhan Singh Rawat, is leading the race as the main frontrunner.
Dehradun: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat arrives to address a press conference after tendering his resignation in Dehradun on Tuesday.(PTI)
Dehradun: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat arrives to address a press conference after tendering his resignation in Dehradun on Tuesday.(PTI)

'Expectations are high...': BJP national general secy on Rawat's resignation

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 07:34 PM IST
  • The change in the state leadership shouldn't be read as an indication of his Rawat's failure, BJP national general secretary Dushyant Gautam said.
File photo: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. (@tsrawatbjp)
File photo: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. (@tsrawatbjp)

Amid speculations of change in leadership, Uttarakhand CM leaves for Delhi

By HT Correspondent, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:16 PM IST
  • BJP leaders said that the CM left for Delhi with a few party MLAs and would apprise the central leadership of the political situation in the state
Representative photo of handcuffs(Shutterstock)
Representative photo of handcuffs(Shutterstock)

Uttarakhand man gets death penalty for sodomising and murdering 5-year old

By HT Correspondent, Rudrapur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • Police took Harswroop into custody and questioned him, which led to the recovery of the child’s body, stuffed in a bag from his room.
Forest authorities have asked for additional patrolling staff to prevent incidents of elephant-human conflict, witnessed regualarly in these areas. (HT PHOTO)(HT Photo)
Forest authorities have asked for additional patrolling staff to prevent incidents of elephant-human conflict, witnessed regualarly in these areas. (HT PHOTO)(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand: Man trampled to death by elephant on Neelkanth stretch

By Neeraj Santoshi, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:57 AM IST
  • Last month on February 22 in a similar incident, an elephant had mowed down a person at Phoolchatti road near Neelkanth shrine
Devotees gather at the Har-ki-Pauri Ganga ghat in Haridwar(REUTERS)
Devotees gather at the Har-ki-Pauri Ganga ghat in Haridwar(REUTERS)

Uttarakhand Congress alleges corruption, mismanagement in Mahakumbh

By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:24 AM IST
  • Congress MLA Pritam objected to the curtailing of Haridwar Maha Kumbh to one month on the pretext of Coronavirus pandemic.
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. (@tsrawatbjp)
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. (@tsrawatbjp)

Impractical: Cong, experts on Gairsain as U'khand's new administrative division

By Kalyan Das, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:41 AM IST
  • The declaration was made by the CM in his budgetary speech on March 4 under which the new division would comprise four districts.
File photo: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(PTI FILE)
File photo: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(PTI FILE)

BJP holds emergency meeting amid speculation of leadership change in Uttarakhand

By Neeraj Santoshi, Kalyan Das, Gairsain, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 10:35 PM IST
  • It was speculated that several ministers were not consulted before declaring Gairsain as the third administrative division of the state.
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