Category: Uttarakhand High Court

Uttarakhand government to convert abandoned school buildings in homestays to boost tourism.

Source – DEHRADUN: In an attempt to boost tourism, the Uttarakhand government has proposed to develop abandoned school buildings on the Char Dham Yatra and trekking routes into homestay facilities.  The proposal aims to utilise abandoned schools on way to the revered shrines and the trek routes as homestay facilities.  Satpal Maharaj, the state

Uttarakhand High Court Group D Admit Card 2020 Released on, Steps to Download Hall Ticket here

Source – The Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education (UBTE) would conduct the written examination on 02nd February 2020 and has now issued the admit card for the exam. The written examination would be held to hire candidates for Uttarakhand High Court Group D 2019. Candidates who have applied for the same can download the admit card from

All you need to know about VS Sirpurkar, the retired SC judge probing Telangana encounter deaths.

Source – The Supreme Court has appointed a three-member inquiry commission headed by former apex court judge V S Sirpurkar to inquire into the circumstances leading to the encounter killing of the four accused in the gang-rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad. Sirpurkar’s team includes a retired judge of the Bombay High Court

Uttarakhand High Court stays ‘deemed forest’ definition of government.

Source – DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand high court on Tuesday Uttarakhand government’s office order which defined deemed forests as as ‘a land patch of 10 hectares or above with 60% canopy density and 75% native plant species’. Rajeev Singh Bisht, counsel for the petitioner said, “The honourable court has stayed this office order of the state

Uttarakhand bans alcohol sale at eight places including Char Dham.

Source – DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government has banned sale of alcohol in 8 religious areas including Char Dham on Thursday. A government order issued through a notification stated that no liquor shop will be allowed within limits of 1.6 kms municipal limits of the religious places like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Nanakmatta, Puran Kaliyar, Hemkund Sahib,

Uttarakhand Modifies Rules for Forest Tag, Backlash Says Move Is Pro-Builder.

Source – New Delhi: The Government of Uttarakhand has tightened the definition of ‘forest’, prompting expressions of concern from environmentalists that the new terms make it easier for builders and developers to ramp up construction in the ecologically sensitive hill state. Uttarakhand’s decision is derived from a 1996 Supreme Court order that directed states

Uttarakhand: Despite High Court Order, Private Ayurvedic Colleges Continue With 170% Fee Hike.

Source – Students from various medical colleges in Uttarakhand have been staging protests at the Parade Grounds in Dehradun for over 40 days. From marches across the city to hunger strikes and clashes with police, the students have stood their ground and opposed the 170% fee hike in private Ayurvedic medical colleges. The High

Uttarakhand HC reprimands UPCL fo its GM owing power dues worth lakhs.

Source – The Uttarakhand High Court has reprimanded the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd for charging a nominal sum per month from its General Manager as electricity bill even though he owes the corporation dues worth lakhs of rupees.  Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice Alok Kumar on Wednesday sought a clarification from the UPCL on