Uttarakhand news

Selfie obsessed govt official killed by helicopter blades in Kedarnath

The official came in the range of running rotors of a chopper while taking a selfie in vicinity.

Panic grips Champawat as young Uttarakhand girl dies of Covid

Champawat district of Uttarakhand is in panic mode after the death of a 16-year-old student due to COVID-19. Ritika Kharkwal, a student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, was found to be COVID-19 positive after she showed symptoms of cough, cold, and fever. She was admitted to a hospital, and her condition worsened, putting her on a […]

After J&K, Uttarakhand launches probe on Z security to PMO conman

Conman Kiran J Patel, who was arrested for posing as a high-ranking official at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and availing Z-plus security during his visit to Jammu and Kashmir, also visited various places in Uttarakhand last year. According to his Twitter handle, Patel visited Dehradun, Rishikesh and Kedarnath in July and August last year. […]

U’khand Dalit assault case: Commission for SC demands report

Taking cognizance of the matter in Mori Dalit assault case, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) demanded a report from the Uttarakhand government within three days. On Jan 9, a Dalit youth was allegedly beaten by five Upper Caste men in Mori block of Uttarkashi district.

Uttarakhand: Dalit youth attacked, singed with burning coal for entering temple

He was tied inside the temple and beaten up the whole night, Ayush alleged, adding that all five accused belong to upper castes.

U’khand STF unearths ₹300-Cr fraud, to issue RCN against 5 Chinese

An organised gang of fraudsters that defrauded people across India with around ₹300 crores thought fake Chinese loan apps have been busted by the special task force of Uttarakhand Police, it said on Wednesday. The STF has arrested Arnkur Dhingra, a resident of Delhi, from Gurugram in the connection with the case. Five members of the […]

Uttarakhand: Government to go ahead with anti-encroachment drive

A total of 4,365 houses, built illegally over 78 acres of Railway land in Gafoor Basti of the Banbhulpura area, will face demolition

Dhami govt demolishes 15 ‘illegal’ mazars in Dehradun

The demolition is part of chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami’s instructions to clear forest land of encroachment.

UCC To Be A Reality Soon In Uttarakhand: CM Dhami

DEHRADUN: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) election promise of implementing the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will soon be a reality in Uttarakhand, chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said on Tuesday. Speaking at an event in New Delhi, Dhami said that the Uttarakhand unit of the BJP had, in the last Assembly polls, promised to the […]

Uttarakhand Congress To Probe Cross Voting In Prez Poll

  DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Congress on Saturday announced to conduct an inquiry to ascertain the identity of one of its MLAs who voted for NDA’s Druapdi Murmu in the July 18 presidential election. Speaking to The New Indian, state Congress chief Karan Mehta said, “Whoever this person is should come forward and work against the party openly. […]