Uttarakhand Government News
Uttarakhand limits number of pilgrims for Char Dham Yatra; transporters and hoteliers to feel the heat
The daily limit imposed on the number of pilgrims is 15,000 for Badrinath, 12,000 for Kedarnath, 7,000 for Gangotri and 4,000 for Yamunotri
BJP sacks Harak Singh Rawat from Uttarakhand Cabinet; Meet the man with tantrums and ceaseless ambition
The BJP has put a full stop to the unending chain of Harak Singh Rawat’s bouts of unhappiness, tantrums, complaints, uncharitable statements on former chief ministers over five years.
Uttarakhand rains: 34 dead and five missing, Nainital cut off; pray for everyone's safety, tweets PM
The heavy rainfall has wreaked havoc in the state with authorities halting the Badrinath Char Dham Yatra till the situation improves
The high court has imposed a daily cap on the number of pilgrims visiting the Himalayan temples as a precautionary measure in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The court's remarks came after videos of priests reportedly violating social distancing norms at temples in Badrinath and Kedarnath as part of Chardham Yatra surfaced
Uttarakhand govt crisis: From Dhan Singh Rawat to Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, look at frontrunners for CM post
Ajay Bhatt and Anil Baluni, two senior leaders from the state who are members of Parliament, are being seen as two other strong candidates for the top post. Here are short profiles of all chief ministerial probables.
Uttarakhand Govt Crisis Updates: Trivendra Singh Rawat quits as CM merely 10 days before completion of 4 years' tenure
Uttarakhand Govt Crisis Updates: Rawat would have completed four years on 17 March. His resignation came just two days after BJP national vice-president Raman Singh held a meeting of the party’s state core committee in Dehradun as an 'observer' and spoke to members separately
Uttarakhand Govt Crisis: Rawat resigns as CM amid reports of discontent in state BJP; all eyes on today's 10 am meet
Rawat, who was slated to complete four years in office on 17 March, submitted his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya at Raj Bhawan
Parents voice concerns as Uttarakhand govt announces plan to reopen schools from 1 Nov, discontinue online classes
Schools have said that they are prepared to resume classes while ensuring strict adherence to COVID-19 protocol, however, they are not ready to take the blame if a student gets infected despite the precautionary measures
Uttarakhand govt allows cinema halls, theatres outside containment zones to open with 50% capacity from 15 Oct
The govt also said that the current cap of 100 attendees for social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious and political functions can also be relaxed
Uttarakhand Sanskrit Education Board to conduct exams from 20 to 23 July; check ussp.org.in for details
The Uttarakhand Sanskrit Education Board or USEB has decided to conduct its examinations from 20 to 23 July.
P Chidambaram says Centre, BJP cannot distance themselves from SC verdict on reservation, must suggest corrective measures if they disagree
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said the government and the BJP must spell out corrective measures if they do not agree with the Supreme Court judgment on reservation not being mandatory as they cannot distance themselves from it.
Uttarakhand forest fires: SC agrees to hear petitions requesting prompt action to curb blazes, asks petitioners to 'pray for rain'
The SC on Tuesday agreed to hear on 24 June, a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand. SC also said, 'it is an serious issue and in the meantime, pray for rain'. Advocate Rituparn Uniyal moved the apex court last Friday to seek urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand.
The Ghost Village Festival begins 4 November in Saur, Uttarakhand. A Project FUEL initiative, it aims to raise awareness about the state's migration crisis.
Ahead of the Uttarakhand assembly elections next year, the state government has decided to implement recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission from 1 January, official sources said.
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All the eleven cases registered pertain to stamp duty evasion and date back eight years or more, Haridwar District Magistrate Nidhi Pandey, on whose permission the cases were lodged, told PTI.
National Green Tribunal today voiced dissatisfaction with Uttarakhand government's "self-complimentary" reply on issues regarding the recent natural calamity, questioning its "silence" on what it has done to restore ecological damage and prevent its recurrence.
With the removal of huge amount of debris in Kedarnath posing the biggest challenge to the state government in calamity-hit Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna today visited the Himalayan shrine along with a team of EIPL experts to speed up the mammoth exercise.