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Gehlot, Pilot put up united front

Sachin call on CM; BJP to bring in no-confidence motion A day before the crucial floor test in Rajasthan, the Congress finally managed to puts its house in order as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot shook hands on Thursday evening before the start...

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‘Sushant’s loved ones deserve closure’

Actor Kriti Sanon has demanded a CBI probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, saying his loved ones deserve closure. “I pray that the truth comes out soon. His family, friends, fans and all loved ones deserve this closure. I hope and pray that the CBI takes over the case so it’s investigated without any political agendas, in...

Will the truce hold?

As BJP moves a no-trust vote today in a reversal of stand, both Gehlot and Pilot have no option but to stick together longer The Congress high command may claim credit for staving off a crisis in its Rajasthan unit, saving the State Government and bridging the gap between old-timer Ashok Gehlot and new-found deliverer Sachin Pilot but how...

Gehlot, Pilot put up united front

Sachin call on CM; BJP to bring in no-confidence motion A day before the crucial floor test in Rajasthan, the Congress finally managed to puts its house in order as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot shook hands on Thursday evening before the start of the legislative party meeting. The BJP has decided to...

Covid-19 cases mount to 11302 in U’khand

416 fresh cases, three deaths reported on Thursday The number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Uttarakhand shot up to 11302 on Thursday with the state health department reporting 416 new cases of the disease. Three patients of the disease were reported dead on the day which further increased the death toll to 143 while the number of active...

Infection rate shows spike in U’khand

Plain districts have a very high infection rate as compared to the mountainous districts The continuous surge in the number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the plain districts has given a fillip to the infection rate in the state. The infection rate which was 4.08 percent on July 12 increased to 5 percent on August 12. The infection...

Candid notes

File Vile TSR’s firm directive that the officials and their subordinates sticking at the same section for long should be identified and shunted out has set  a Cat among the pigeons in the state secretariat of the Himalayan state.  In a recent meeting with the top Babus of the state, CM categorically stated that the section officers and review...

Assembly session in Doon from Sept 23

Cabinet approves various decisions in meeting held on Thursday The second Vidhan Sabha session of this year will be held in Dehradun on September 23, 24 and 25. Further, the state government will bring in an ordinance for salary deduction of MLAs in view of Covid-19 and also promulgate the scheme to provide compensation to women survivors of sexual...

Revisiting Sri Aurobindo’s Philosophy on his Birth Anniversary

GUEST COLUMN Sri Aurobindo is one of India’s greatest philosophers and August 15 is not only Independence Day, but also his birthday, and therefore a day to reassess and understand his philosophy. A key element of some Eastern religions, for instance Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, is the ultimate aim of moksha or nirvana, liberation from the cycle of life...

Successful & secure Kumbh Mela top priority: Khairwal

The successful and secure organisation of the Kumbh Mela in 2021 is a top priority. The Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) managing director Neeraj Khairwal said this after conducting site inspection and holding a meeting with officials of the corporation, National Highways and Public Works Department at the Haridwar Mela control room on Thursday.  The MD reviewed the progress of...

Senior citizens can send others to procure ration: DSO

In order to prevent any trouble to the senior citizens of the Dehradun district who are unable to go to fair price shops to buy monthly ration due to certain reasons, the district supply department stated that such citizens can send someone else to receive the ration on their behalf as per their convenience. However, the copies of the...