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SC miffed over 78 adjournments by Dehradun court, orders completion of trial in 6 months

September 17, 2021 6:38 pm

Noting that the trial court has not moved an inch despite having taken cognisance of case almost seven years back, a bench ordered that witnesses are made available on the scheduled dates before the trial court.

Polls looming, Uttarakhand Cong to re-induct expelled leaders

September 11, 2021 11:20 am

Party state general secretary (organisation), Mathura Dutt Joshi, said that there are over 120 such leaders, from district to state level, who had faced disciplinary action at different times after 2017 and wanted to return to the party fold.

Bridge collapsed after heavy rain in Dehradun

August 27, 2021 11:44 pm

Three vehicles were reportedly trapped at affected site and two persons injured in the incident who were sent home after treatment.

Watch: Bridge collapses, road caves in after downpour in Uttarakhand

August 27, 2021 10:50 pm

Uttarakhand: No casualties have been reported, however, damage to several vehicles has been caused due to the incident.

Haryana man is first arrest in fake Kumbh tests case

July 22, 2021 10:54 pm

According to a release from Haridwar police, SIT found that partners of Max Corporate Services — Sharat Pant and his wife Mallia Pant — “misled” the Kumbh Mela’s Medical and Health Officer and received a contract for conducting Covid-19 tests during the Kumbh Mela by producing a MoU with the aforementioned labs.

One bogie of Dehradun-bound Shatabdi catches fire, no casualty

March 13, 2021 4:00 pm

Railway officials in New Delhi said the fire broke out in coach C5 of the train due to a short circuit.

Explained: Why activists and residents are up in arms over a plan to expand Dehradun airport

November 17, 2020 10:56 am

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has asked the state government to explore the possibility of acquiring a different patch of land for the expansion, so that the trees could be spared.

WII designs mobile app to count Haryana’s monkey population, a first

November 10, 2020 10:25 am

In the first phase, the application will be available for the forest field staff and later will be opened to NGOs and the general public, with the consent of the Haryana wildlife department.

Protest against proposed felling of trees for Dehradun airport project

November 02, 2020 5:55 am

The expansion project includes development of the airport, parking area, a new ATC tower and extending the existing runway to 3.5 km to meet international airport standards.

In rape FIR against BJP MLA, Uttarakhand woman demands CBI probe

September 16, 2020 8:41 am

The woman had filed the initial complaint on August 16 accusing the BJP MLA of raping her and demanding a DNA test to confirm that he is the father of her child.


Mentally unstable man climbs over train in Lucknow

February 26, 2016 8:05 am

Lucknow, Feb 26 (ANI): Railway officials had a tough time when a man likely to be mentally unstable climbed over the top of Doon Express. After half-an-hour struggle, the Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel succeeded in bringing the man down. Station Master RK Baghel informed that a high-tension wire running over the train created trouble in the rescue work. Eastern Railway's Doon Express runs between Howrah Junction and Dehradun.

Calling Rahul a 'traitor' reflects BJP's ideology: Congress

February 18, 2016 8:14 am

Dehradun, New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Lashing out on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kailash Choudhary for calling Rahul Gandhi a 'traitor', Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said anyone who express his views against BJP's ideology and protest against it is 'traitor' for them. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader Shobha Oza said the BJP MLA's statement reflects the ideology of entire BJP and RSS, which intends to suppress everyone who stands against them.