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PM Modi to address public rally at Rudrapur on March 28

Senior leaders to address rallies in all constituencies from March 23 to 26 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing a public rally at Rudrapur in Udham Singh Nagar district on March 28. Earlier, on March 23, 24 and 26 chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and senior party leaders will be addressing public rallies in various parts of the...

Police deployment on basis of manpower audit in general election

The election commission has so far identified 704 vulnerable, 1200 critical polling booths in U’khand For optimum utilisation of the available police force and requirement of additional forces for the upcoming Lok Sabha election, Uttarakhand police have conducted a manpower audit in all the districts of  the state. The inspector general (IG) police, Deepam Seth said that based on...

Election commission keeping an eye on high value transactions- Sowjanya

‘Commission has made arrangements of webcasting from all vulnerable and critical polling booths for polling day’ The chief electoral officer (CEO) Uttarakhand Sowjanya has said that election commission is keeping a close eye on the suspicious transactions with the banks being asked to report transactions in excess of Rs 10 lakh to the commission. Addressing media persons here on...

BJP leaders pay homage to Parrikar

The late chief minister of Goa and former Defence minister Manohar Parrikar was a person with a gentle personality but strong will power. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this while recalling his experience with Parrikar at a meet held to pay tribute to the late BJP leader here on Tuesday. Sharing his experiences with the party workers, the...

HC directs Govt to reply by March 27 on pharmacist recruitment issue

The High Court of Uttarakhand has directed the government to submit its reply by March 27 in a petition filed regarding recruitment process not starting three years after recruitment advertisement for more than 600 posts of pharmacists in the health department. As per the case details, the state government had issued recruitment advertisement in 2016 for filling 600 posts...

HC seeks Govt reply on PIL against adventure sports at Kamaltal

Hearing on a public interest litigation filed against use of ropes and cables for adventure sports at Kamaltal, the high court of Uttarakhand has sought a reply from the government within three weeks. According to the case details, PK Karnatak (Sanskritik Manch Naukuchiatal) had filed a public interest litigation in the high court stating that in order to encourage...

IT Dept conducts survey at SDSU University

Documents show IT return not filed so far The Income Tax department team conducted a survey at the Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University campus at Badshahithaul, Chamba in Tehri district. The survey was conducted on the directions issued by IT commissioner (Exemption) Lucknow, PK Bajaj and joint IT commissioner (Exemption) Ghaziabad, Arkendra Singh. According to sources, the examination of...

Cong to include Centre’s performance in its charge- sheet

The state Congress is planning to include the performance of the Centre along with that of the state government in the charge- sheet it is now preparing. The party was supposed to submit the charge- sheet on the failure of the state government to the Governor Baby Rani Maurya on March 18, the day the Trivendra Singh Rawat  had...

MCD files complaint against former employee for collecting money on garbage collection

The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) filed a complaint against a former employee, charging him with collecting money from the locals in the name of the door to door garbage collection. The action was taken after it was found that the former worker had been collecting money from some specific wards in the name of the door to door garbage collection. The...

Software company allegedly dupes Patanjali Ayurved Ltd of crores of rupees

The general manager of Patanjali Ayurved Limited (PAL) Kavendra Singh lodged  a complaint against Gofrugal Technologies Limited, a Chennai –based software making company, at Bahadrabad police station on Tuesday, alleging that the company had   duped Patanjali Ayurved Limited of Rs 2.25 crore. It was further  alleged  in the complaint that PAL located at Padartha village has incurred loss to the tune of Rs 15...