Kalyan Das covers crime, transport, human rights and central government offices from Bhopal and Indore.
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Uttarakhand: 2 persons booked for posting polling booth photos on social media
The two individuals were booked under section 95/22 of the model code of conduct (MCC) and section 128 of Representation of the People Act (maintenance of secrecy of voting)
Updated on Feb 14, 2022 03:58 PM IST
CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if BJP re-elected in Uttarakhand
This Uniform Civil Code will be a step towards realising the dreams of those who framed our Constitution and solidify the spirit of the Constitution, says Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Updated on Feb 13, 2022 02:53 AM IST
‘Not afraid of PM Modi, his arrogance makes me laugh’: Rahul in Uttarakhand
Speaking at a rally in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district, where elections begin on February 14, the Congress leader said, “Modi ji does not do his own work and then blames us”.
Updated on Feb 11, 2022 02:14 AM IST
BJP promises a stricter law against ‘love jihad’ in Uttarakhand manifesto
Polling for the 70-member Uttarakhand legislative assembly will be held on February 14 and the votes will be counted on March 10
Updated on Feb 10, 2022 06:10 AM IST
Modi attacks Cong over promise on university in Uttarakhand
Addressing a virtual rally days before the Uttarakhand assembly elections, Modi said the Bharatiya Janata Party’s double-engine government is making all efforts to move ahead in the 21st century by speeding up development.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 12:27 AM IST
Uttarakhand polls: India has a king instead of PM today, says Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader accused PM Modi of leaving farmers in the lurch for a year amid a raging Covid-19 pandemic
Published on Feb 05, 2022 11:51 PM IST
Congress manifesto promises 40% women quota in Uttarakhand police force
Polling for 70-member Uttarakhand legislative assembly will be held on February 14. The results will be announced on March 10
Updated on Feb 03, 2022 02:03 AM IST
In surprise move, Congress shifts out Harish Rawat from Ramnagar to Lalkuan
Uttarakhand election: The Congress, which announced its third list of candidates for the February 14 election, has named Harish Rawat’s daughter Anupama from Uttarkhand’s Haridwar Rural assembly seat
Updated on Jan 27, 2022 02:01 AM IST
Uttarakhand Polls: Harish Rawat to contest from a new seat for the fourth time
Former Uttarakhand chief minister and Congress heavyweight Harish Rawat’s candidature from Ramnagar seat of Nainital district sparks possibility of rebellion from local aspirant Ranjit Rawat.
Published on Jan 25, 2022 06:05 PM IST
Uttarakhand elections: Congress fields Harish Rawat from Ramnagar
The Congress has decided to field former chief minister Harish Rawat from Ramnagar constituency in Nainital district for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttarakhand.
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 03:15 AM IST
Uttarakhand elections: BJP drops 10 sitting MLAs in first list
The ruling BJP on Thursday dropped 10 sitting MLAs and gave tickets to all 11 ministers in the first list of candidates for the assembly elections in Uttarakhand.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 12:11 AM IST
Uttarakhand polls: BJP announces list of 59 candidates, drops 10 sitting MLAs
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, his 11 cabinet colleagues and the BJP Uttarakhand president Madan Kaushik have been given tickets to contest from their constituencies without a change
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 04:10 PM IST
Will not contest Uttarakhand elections: Trivendra Singh Rawat
In a letter to BJP national president JP Nadda, Rawat wrote that he wanted to dedicate his time “to ensuring the return of BJP in power in the 2022 polls”.
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:41 AM IST
Expelled Uttarakhand minister for seeking two tickets: BJP
Harak Singh Rawat denied having asked for two tickets and added the party believed some social media reports of him joining Congress
Updated on Jan 17, 2022 04:44 PM IST
Haridwar hate speech: Seer Narsinghanand booked for assaulting 3 reporters
The seer, meanwhile, was sent to 14-day judicial custody in connection with the hate speeches he made at a three-day-long Dharm Sansad in Haridwar on December 17-19.
Updated on Jan 17, 2022 01:27 AM IST
Seer Narsinghanand held in Haridwar hate speech case
This is the second arrest in the case registered on December 23 after public uproar as videos of the event were widely circulated on social media and after the Supreme Court sought a response from the state government on what it had done about the alleged hate speeches
Updated on Jan 16, 2022 01:21 AM IST
First arrest made in the hate speech case
This is the first arrest in the case registered on December 23 after public uproar as videos of the event were widely circulated on social media and comes a day after the Supreme Court sought a response from the state government on what it had done about the alleged hate speeches made at the Dharam Sansad (religious parliament).
Published on Jan 14, 2022 06:36 AM IST
BySandeep Rawat, Kalyan Das, Haridwar/dehradun
Accused No 1 in Haridwar hate speech case arrested, others sent notice
Jitendra Narayan Tyagi’s arrest comes a day after the Supreme Court issued notice to the state government on a plea demanding stringent action against those involved in making hate speeches at the religious event held in Haridwar last month
Published on Jan 13, 2022 09:04 PM IST
BySandeep Rawat and Kalyan Das
Bulli Bai app case: 3rd accused arrested from Uttarakhand
Hundreds of Muslim women, including vocal activists or top professionals, were listed for “auction” along with their photographs sourced without permission
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 11:44 AM IST
ByVijay Kumar Yadav, Kalyan Das
GitHub row: 18-year-old U'khand woman, Bengaluru engineering student arrested
The arrests were made by Mumbai Police, which is probing two such controversial webpages hosted on the code sharing platform, GitHub. The first web page was floated in July 2021 and the second, Bulli Bai, surfaced on January 1.
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 06:04 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak & Kalyan Das, Hindustan Times, Mumbai/dehradun
Uttarakhand girl arrested in Bulli Bai app case is a class 12 pass-out. She’s 18
Bulli Bai app case: The Mumbai police team is waiting for a female police officer to reach Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur town to accompay the 18-year-old to Mumbai where a case was registered on Sunday.
Updated on Jan 04, 2022 07:27 PM IST
Haridwar event: 5-member SIT set up to probe hate speech case
A five-member special investigation team (SIT) was constituted on Sunday by Uttarakhand Police to probe the hate speeches at a religious gathering in Haridwar
Updated on Jan 03, 2022 05:59 AM IST
10 days after FIR, SIT set up for ‘fair and unbiased’ probe in Haridwar speeches
Haridwar hate speeches: The Uttarakhand Police said a five-member SIT led by a superintendent of police (SP) has been formed “for a fair and unbiased probe” into the December 23 FIR registered for hate speeches at the Dharma Sansad event in Haridwar.
Published on Jan 02, 2022 01:47 PM IST
Yati Narsinghanand and another seer named in U’khand hate speech FIR
The number of people accused of giving hate speeches at a three-day religious congregation rose to five in the complaint filed at the Kotwali police station in Haridwar.
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 11:21 PM IST
Forces’ ex-chiefs write to President, PM Modi on Haridwar, Delhi hate speeches
The letter has also been addressed to CJI NV Ramana, home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh, Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla.
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 04:46 AM IST
Modi in U'khand: Cong ignored development despite knowing its a border state
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Haridwar in the poll-bound state, his second poll-related programme in Uttarakhand.
Published on Dec 30, 2021 11:50 PM IST
ByAnkur Sharma, Kalyan Das, Haldwani/dehradun
Top cop seeks report after officer is seen laughing with hate speech accused
Uttarakhand police chief Ashok Kumar has sought a report from Haridwar’s senior police superintendent over a video that purportedly showed an investigation officer sharing a laugh with the Dharam Sansad hate speech accused
Published on Dec 29, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Haridwar hate speech case: 2 summoned; accused files cross-complaint
Notices have been served to Jitendra Narayan Tyagi, previously known as Wasim Rizvi, and Pooja Shakun Pandey, alias Annapurna Maa. However, a similar notice couldn’t be served to the third accused, Dharamdas Maharaj.
Updated on Dec 29, 2021 07:04 AM IST
Police yet to summon accused in Haridwar hate speech case
“Police haven’t yet send notices to the three named accused so far in the case to record their statements,” said inspector Rakendra Kataith, station house officer of Haridwar Kotwali police station, where a case was registered on December 23.
Updated on Dec 28, 2021 03:35 AM IST
Police add names of two more seers in Haridwar hate speech case
The Haridwar police in its ongoing probe of the case against accused seers who allegedly delivered hate speeches against minorities during a three-day event in the city, have added names of two more seers in the case, said police on Sunday morning
Updated on Dec 26, 2021 11:56 AM IST