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Uttarakhand High Court


We would again invite catastrophe: Uttarakhand HC stays move to allow Char Dham yatra

June 29, 2021 7:06 am

The court took note of experts’ opinion that the “ill-decision” of holding the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar in April was one of the contributory factors for the steep rise of the Covid second wave.

49 lakh to 21: mobility data pegs Kumbh’s numbers down

May 29, 2021 7:38 am

Under fire for this gathering — the Uttarakhand High Court last week called holding Kumbh a “mistake” — officals in the state government and the district administration, after a detailed review, have assessed that the attendance figure was almost 70% down, to an estimated 15 lakh, for these three days.

Damaging reputation of spouse amounts to mental cruelty, says SC

February 26, 2021 9:40 pm

The apex court was hearing a plea filed by an Army officer seeking divorce alleging mental cruelty by his wife who holds a faculty position in a government PG College.

Uttarakhand judge uses car of booked person, suspended

December 23, 2020 7:47 am

The charges against Joshi reads that he was supposed to use his official vehicle to attend the camp court at Mussoorie on December 21 and December 22, but he travelled from Dehradun in a private vehicle.

Illegal for advocates to boycott court: Uttarakhand HC

September 26, 2019 4:54 am

The court also said that a litigant, who suffers entirely on account of his advocate’s non-appearance in court, can sue the lawyer for damages.

Uttarakhand HC pulls up govt for not complying with order banning slaughter of animals in open

August 10, 2019 3:39 pm

The High Court had banned slaughter of all animals in the open in September 2018 asking authorities to ensure that they are slaughtered only in legal slaughterhouses.

Justice Ramesh Ranganathan sworn in as Uttarakhand HC chief justice

November 03, 2018 3:50 am

After completing his law from Bangalore University, Justice Ranganathan enrolled himself as an Advocate in 1985 in Andhra Pradesh High Court.

SC stays Uttarakhand HC order directing AIIMS Rishikesh to handover body of prof G D Agarwal to Matri Sadan ashram

October 26, 2018 9:49 pm

Agrawal had died at AIIMS Rishikesh on October 11, the 112th day of his fast-unto-death for the cause of Ganga. Agrawal’s body, which was to be donated to AIIMS Rishikesh as per his last wishes, remains in the medical college, depriving his followers of paying their final tributes.

Uttarakhand High Court wants NTCA to take over Corbett Tiger Reserve

August 24, 2018 2:11 am

The court had recently warned the state government that it may refer the tiger poaching case to the CBI.

Uttarakhand: Van Gujjars are threat to wildlife, their rehabilitation against public policy, says HC

August 17, 2018 3:44 am

“The State Government cannot give premium on dishonesty,” the court order, which mentioned Van Gujjars as encroachers of forest land, stated.