Uttarakhand’s education department to monitor FB posts of teachers for ‘controversial comments’

The education department of Uttarakhand has decided to “monitor” the social media posts of its teachers. A top officer said that action will be taken against those criticizing the department on public platforms instead of raising the issue with the department. Newly-appointed director of secondary education, Seema Jaunsari, has asked all the […]

Congress appoints Ganesh Godiyal as Uttarakhand state president

Congress appointed Ganesh Godiyal as the party’s president for the Uttarakhand unit on Friday. The party made Pritam Singh as Leader of Congress Legislative Party and Harish Rawat as chairman of the campaign committee. Meanwhile, four working presidents have been appointed for Uttarakhand such as Jeet Ram, Bhuvan Kapdi, Tilak Raj Behar and Ranjeet Rawat. Aryandra […]

Uttarakhand CM meets families of those killed after cloudburst in Uttarkashi

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday met the families of the people who died following a cloudburst in Mando village of Uttarkashi district. He also conducted an on-site inspection of affected areas in the Uttarkashi district. All possible help will be given from the state government, stated the Chief Minister’s Office […]

Chinese Army enhances activity opposite Barahoti along LAC in Uttarakhand

Engaged in a military stand off with India in Ladakh since last year, the Chinese Army has increased its activities along the Barahoti area in Uttarakhand along the Line of Actual Control there as a platoon of the People’s Liberation Army was seen operating recently. “Recently a platoon (around 35 troops) of the PLA were seen […]

Uttarakhand CM to visit areas affected by cloudburst today

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday will conduct an on-site inspection of Mando and Kankrali villages affected by excessive rain in Uttarkashi district. Chief Minister will also meet the villagers in areas affected due to cloudburst, informed Chief Minister’s Office.Pushkar Singh Dhami left for Uttarkashi by helicopter at 11.30 am. Three people died and four people […]

Uttarakhand CM to hold meet to review situation due to rain, cloudburst

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will hold a meeting with senior officials and District Magistrates to review the situation due to torrential rain and cloudburst incidents across the state on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister Office (CMO), the meeting will be held via video conferencing, at 12 noon today. […]

Uttarakhand to allow fully vaccinated flyers without Covid test report

The Uttarakhand government on Monday announced that fully vaccinated air travellers will be allowed to enter the state without a mandatory negative RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen test report. Uttarakhand Minister Subodh Uniyal said, “If passengers coming by air have got both the vaccine doses, then they will be allowed to come to the state without negative […]

Kanwar Yatra: Uttarakhand govt allows states to take ‘Ganga jal’ in tankers

Uttarakhand government on Saturday allowed states to take ‘Ganga jal’ from Haridwar in water tankers days after the state government cancelled the Kanwar Yatra in light of COVID-19. Additional Chief Secretary Anand Vardhan said that if there is a demand for carrying ‘Ganga jal’ from the states, then the state government will give full cooperation. […]

Uttarakhand: Haridwar police warns of action against those trying to enter district for Kanwar Yatra

Two days after the Uttarakhand government’s decision to cancel the Kanwar Yatra, the Haridwar Police on Wednesday asked people not to arrive in the district for the yatra, warning that those who try to enter the district, their vehicles will be confiscated and legal action shall be taken against them under the Disaster Management Act […]