Category: State

No stone crushers within 3 kms of rivers

But the stone crushers working within 3 km of rivers would continue to operate till the expiry of the term of their licenses. Under pressure from the Supreme Court (SC) and agencies like National Green Tribunal (NGT), the state government has imposed a ban on grant of licences to the stone crushers situated within three kilometres of a river....

Work in double-shift to finish construction works for Kumbh 2021- CM

Work should be undertaken in double-shift to expedite the construction works for Kumbh Mela 2021. Officials involved in Kumbh Mela works should prepare a clear road-map of works to be done at their level and ensure completion of the works on time. Government orders for permanent works for Kumbh Mela should be issued soon for works regarding which the...

Ayurveda students fee refund- NSUI, Youth Cong to knock doors of MLAs

The MLAs would be requested to put pressure on the government for respecting and enforcing the order of Uttarakhand High Court (HC) on refund of excess fee charged. The National Students Union of India (NSUI) would meet all the elected members of state assembly and request them to take note of the plight of students of the private Ayurveda...

Smart phones-Anganwadi workers to observe protest

The workers are claiming that inferior quality phones were provided to them. Want an inquiry on corruption charges in purchase of phones. Perturbed by the plan of the women empowerment and child welfare department to track their activities by providing them a Smartphone, the Anganwadi workers would hold state wide protest on November 18. These workers however are claiming...

Resume Doon- Badiyargarh bus service- Joshi

The discontinuance of the important bus service is causing public inconvenience. The Congress leader Mahesh Joshi has demanded that the Dehradun- Badiyargarh direct bus service should be restored. He said that the discontinuance of the important bus service has caused inconvenience to the people. Joshi said that the famous Ghantakarn devta temple is situated in Badiyargarh and thousands of...

NSUI members march against fee hike

Demanding observance of HC order on fee refund by the private Ayurveda colleges, NSUI also registered protest on fee hike by Garhwal University.   In protest against the fee hike of the HNB Garhwal University and the dictatorial attitude of the private Ayurveda colleges, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) organised a march carrying fire torches on Tuesday....

Transport unions ready to launch full blown protest against transfer of UTC land

Accusing state administration of bullying tactics, the transport unions have continued to oppose the state government’s decision of transferring the roadways workshop land at Haridwar Road to Urban Development department. The initial compensation amount of Rs 20 crore also did not settle down well with the unions, as they accuse the state government and administration of hegemony. The general...

Grand Sita temple to be built at Falswadi in Pauri

Ram’s consort is believed to have taken Bhu-Samadhi here. Even as the way for building a temple of lord Ram in Ayodhya has been cleared, a grand temple of his consort, goddess Sita will be built at Falswadi where she is believed to have taken Bhu- Samadhi. The State government has started work on Sita Mata circuit will prove...

Cong raises Gairsain as capital issue again

Vice president Dhasmana claims that the party would make Gairsain capital of Uttarakhand once elected to power The vice president of Uttarakhand Congress, Surya Kant Dhasmana has said that Congress party when voted to power would make Gairsain the capital of Uttarakhand. The Congress leader who attended a programme at Gairsain on the occasion of the state foundation day...

Ram Janmabhoomi judgement through the eyes of millennials

Two days after the Supreme Court announced its judgement in the Ram Janmabhoomi case; youth of Dehradun expressed relief that the issue is over for the good. Dehradun remained calm after the apex court announced a unanimous decision on Saturday, giving the centre three months to set up a trust to ensure the construction of Ram temple, and ordered...