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Online registration for Char Dham Yatra to begin on April 15

Published on Apr 10, 2024 04:36 PM IST

Currently, no provision has been made to limit the number at any Dham and any such provision will be considered later after assessing the registration, officials said

Devotees going to Kedarnath Temple as part of their Char Dham Yatra in Rudraprayag. (ANI File Photo)

Uttarakhand gurdwara chief murder accused killed: police

The state government formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the murder of Gurdwara Dera Kar Seva chief Baba Tarsem Singh

Police have arrested seven people in connection with the murder. (AFP)
Updated on Apr 09, 2024 08:42 AM IST

Uttarakhand: Eight Nepalese citizens killed in Nainital road accident

The deceased people worked on a Jal Jeevan Mission project in Unchakot village of Betalghat, roughly 60kms from the Nainital district headquarters

Representational image.
Published on Apr 09, 2024 08:28 AM IST

Former minister Dinesh Aggarwal quits Congress ahead of LS polls, joins BJP

Aggarwal had previously held portfolios of sports, forests, wildlife, and law and justice in the Congress government between 2012 and 2017

Senior Congress leader and former minister Dinesh Aggarwal joined the BJP (Twitter/@mahendrabhatbjp)
Published on Apr 07, 2024 05:15 PM IST

Dilbagh Singh, arrested for Nanakmatta Gurdwara murder case, met assassin in UP jail

The SIT on Thursday announced the arrest of four suspects including Dilbagh Singh, who contracted the assassins to kill Baba Tarsem Singh for ₹10 lakh

Udham Singh Nagar: Armed bike-borne assailants who shot dead the dera chief of the Nanakmatta Sahib Gurdwara Baba Tarsem Singh, in Udham Singh Nagar district on March 28 (PTI/VIDEO GRAB*)
Published on Apr 05, 2024 08:19 PM IST

PM Modi to address rally in Udhampur on April 12, Adityanath in Kathua on April 10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will be campaigning for BJP candidate and Union minister Jitendra Singh, who is seeking re-election from Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (HT File)
Updated on Apr 05, 2024 07:50 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Jammu

Action against corrupt will be intensified in third term: PM Modi in Uttarakhand

PM Modi also accused the Congress of provoking people and pushing the country into instability and anarchy and urged people to punish those who want to break the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally at Rudrapur of Kumaon region in Uttarakhand on Tuesday. (ANI)
Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:36 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut interview: 'Joining politics had been on my mind'

In an interview with HT, actor Kangana Ranaut speaks about her decision to jump in the political arena and her priorities

BJP candidate actor Kangana Ranaut during a roadshow ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Mandi on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 30, 2024 09:53 AM IST

Nanakmatta Gurudwara Kar Sewa chief shot dead by 2 men in Uttarakhand; SIT set up

Police said the two assailants stayed in Nanakmatta Gurudwara for eight days before carrying out the crime

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami condoled the death of Baba Tarsem Singh. (Screengrab)
Updated on Mar 28, 2024 03:40 PM IST
By, Ankur Sharma

Nanakmatta Gurudwara Kar Sewa Pramukh shot dead by unidentified assailants: Police

According to police, the two bike-borne assailants fired indiscriminately at Baba Tarsem Singh inside the dera at around 6:30am

Several police teams, along with the special task force (STF) have been deployed at the area. (Representative file photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2024 09:55 AM IST

21 city students to attend online classes for JEE exam

An hour-long online induction class was organised on March 23 by the department, wherein the educators from Avanti Fellows discussed the strategy and the plan for the next two months of coaching classes, with the eligible students

The total number of students eligible to attend the classes for the exam likely to happen in June, are 142 in total from all over the state. (HT file photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2024 06:26 AM IST
ByAkanksha Attri, Ludhiana

Two killed after jeep falls into gorge in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag: Police

The victims identified as Darpan Singh (53) and Ganga Singh (31), residents of village Jarthi, Hokara in Pithoragarh -- died on the spot

A Bolero Camper jeep carrying two passengers had fallen into a 700 metre deep gorge. (HT photo)
Published on Mar 20, 2024 10:36 AM IST

In another jolt to Congress, Badrinath MLA Rajendra Singh Bhandari joins BJP

After joining the BJP, Rajendra Singh Bhandari said he joined the party as he was inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership abilities to take the country forward

Congress MLA from Badrinath assembly constituency Rajendra Singh Bhandari joining the BJP in presence of Union minister Piyush Goyal and Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami in Delhi on Sunday.
Published on Mar 17, 2024 05:30 PM IST

J&K approves 10% quota for Paharis, 3 other tribes

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday approved 10% reservations for Paharis and three other tribes. With this, the total reservations under the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category have now gone up to 20%.

The Administrative Council which met here under lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Friday approved the proposal of social welfare department to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Rules, 2005. (HT File)
Updated on Mar 17, 2024 08:36 AM IST
By, Jammu

Moment of pride, says Pushkar Singh Dhami as UCC Bill gets President’s assent

Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said it was a moment of joy and pride for Uttarakhand that the UCC Bill has been approved by President Murmu

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami participates in a roadshow at Barkot area of ​​Uttarkashi district (PTI/Viia X/@pushkardhami)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 03:08 PM IST

Drugs worth 1.10 cr seized from inter-state drug supplier in Uttarakhand: Police

According to police, this recovery is the largest made in the state as its approximate value is ₹1.10 crore in the international market

Smack is an adulterated form of heroin. (HT photo)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 04:41 PM IST

Uttarakhand: CM Dhami lays foundation stone of schemes worth 8,275 crore

These included the laying of the foundation stone for schemes worth about ₹7227.36 crore and the inauguration of schemes worth ₹1048.15 crore.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.(PTI)
Published on Mar 10, 2024 07:52 PM IST

Himachal crisis: Rebel Congress MLAs camp in resort in Uttarakhand

Last month, six rebels and three independents voted in favour of the BJP in the Rajya Sabha elections, resulting in an embarrassing loss to Congress candidate.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu arrives to attend the Budget session of Assembly, in Shimla on Feb. 19.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 09, 2024 03:50 PM IST

Haldwani violence accused Abdul Malik arrested from Delhi: Uttarakhand Police

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.
Updated on Feb 25, 2024 01:43 AM IST
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
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