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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Lalmani Verma


Oppn, priests protest as Uttarakhand tables Char Dham shrine board Bill
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

The Bill aims to bring the Char Dham of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri and 49 other temples under the purview of a proposed shrine board.

Once a stray, Thenga set to sniff out criminals for Uttarakhand Police
Mon, Dec 02, 2019

Uttarakhand Police officials say this is the first time that a stray is being trained to track criminals during investigations of murder, loot and theft-related cases.

Uttarakhand govt planning Sanskrit TV channel
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Officials said the channel is proposed to be run by the Uttarakhand Sanskrit Academy in Haridwar and will run on a Public-Private-partnership (PPP) model.

Uttarakhand Cabinet meetings to go digital soon, save 20,000 sheets of paper per sitting
Mon, Nov 25, 2019

The Gopan department, which looks after affairs of the state Cabinet, has been working on “e-Cabinet” project on a war footing so that the next Cabinet meeting could be so.

Pithoragarh bypoll: BJP plays sympathy card, Congress pick cites civic work
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

The constituency goes to polls on November 25 and the counting is on November 28.

Uttarakhand college organises yoga camp only for Muslims
Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Asked about the participation of RSS national executive member Indresh Kumar in the event, Jayant said, “They are interested in associating Muslims with yoga. They are coming to the camp with a lot of people from the Muslim community.”

From next year, massage centres on Kedarnath route to rejuvenate pilgrims
Tue, Nov 19, 2019

From next year, the administration will also make it compulsory for those who travel to the shrine on ponies to wear helmets for safety from stones and rock pieces that shoot down, naturally or in landslides.

Uttarakhand Governor orders inquiry after GB Pant univ girl student complains against warden
Fri, Nov 15, 2019

The statement further reads that the Governor has also directed to ensure a safe atmosphere for the girls in the university.

From hill state of Uttarakhand to Malabar Hill, a political journey of Maharashtra Guv
Wed, Nov 13, 2019

An MLC in undivided Uttar Pradesh in 1997 and chief minister for a brief, five-month term after the hill state of Uttarakhand was carved out from the politically crucial north Indian state in 2000, Koshyari, who will administer Maharashtra after imposition of President’s rule on Tuesday, took charge as Governor in September.

Uttarakhand to tag wild elephants with radio collars
Mon, Nov 11, 2019

As a first step, officials said, the state government is tying up with Wildlife Institute of India (WII) to tranquilise about 6-8 elephants and fit GPS-enabled radio collars around their necks starting December 1.

Dehradun railway station to be shut for three months from November 10
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

This will cause inconvenience to people, who will have to ply via road from Dehradun to the nearest operational railway station.

Ayodhya verdict: VHP cancels two major events across Uttar Pradesh
Sat, Nov 02, 2019

“As the Supreme Court verdict is expected soon, organising Ekal Kumbh could be a challenging task. To avoid any unwanted situation, the event has been cancelled after discussion with the administration,” said an RSS functionary from the Awadh region.

Decoding the UP bypoll mandate: For BSP, a double jeopardy — zero seats &; drop in vote share
Wed, Oct 30, 2019

As political parties gear up for the Assembly elections due in two-and-half years, the bypoll results have come as an awakening call for them. The Indian express tries to read between the numbers

Uttarakhand rules make it tough to get forest tag, greens raise red flag
Tue, Oct 29, 2019

According to the new rules, cleared by the State Cabinet, land cannot be defined as forest if it isn’t spread across a minimum of 10 hectares with a minimum canopy density of 60 per cent and doesn’t have 75 per cent native trees.

In Uttarakhand, new rules make it tougher to get forest label
Mon, Oct 28, 2019

According to the new rules, cleared by the State Cabinet, land cannot be defined as forest if it isn’t spread across a minimum of 10 hectares with a minimum canopy density of 60 per cent and doesn’t have 75 per cent native trees.

Uttarakhand rural polls: Wife of Congress staffer who serves tea wins pradhan post
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

As the results of the panchayat polls in 12 districts of Uttarakhand were announced on Tuesday, Manju, the 22-year-old wife of Narendra Singh “Anna”, was declared winner from Adagaon village in Kanalicheena block

Assembly bypolls: In Azam stronghold Rampur, BJP plays up ‘sabka vishwas’ slogan
Mon, Oct 21, 2019

The SP has fielded Rajya Sabha MP Tazeen Fatma, but the ruling BJP knows that it is the influence of her husband, SP leader and Rampur MP Azam Khan, they are up against.

Assembly bypolls: Muslim, Dalit voters, ‘outsider’ tag make Gangoh a tough fight for BJP
Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Out of the nearly 3.69 lakh voters in Gangoh 1.20 lakh are Muslims and 80,000 Dalits.

Uttarakhand: BJP warns MLAs: Speak carefully, or face action
Tue, Oct 15, 2019

The warning, which comes after multiple recent incidents of party leaders making controversial remarks, were issued during a meeting at the BJP state headquarters in Dehradun.

Row brews on anti-Muslim remarks, Uttarakhand BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral claims video doctored
Sun, Oct 13, 2019

A video, purportedly showing him making objectionable remarks against Muslims, saying that he does not “need votes of Muslims”, was widely circulated.