Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicUttarakhand High Court

Topic: Uttarakhand High Court

Uttarakhand HC asks EC if virtual rallies, online voting viable options for assembly polls

A division bench of the HC posed the question to ECI while hearing a PIL seeking postponement of the upcoming elections in Uttarakhand due to rising Covid cases.

Uttarakhand HC lifts ban on Chardham Yatra, limits number of devotees visiting shrines

The high court also made carrying negative Covid test reports and vaccination certificates mandatory for visitors and banned pilgrims from taking baths in springs around the temples.

Uttarakhand High Court issues notice to Facebook, Modi govt over cyber blackmailing plea

The court has also issued notice to the Uttarakhand govt & directed all three to file their replies within 3 weeks on PIL related to obscene videos made using hacked Facebook IDs.

Allahabad and Uttarakhand HCs flouted SC order on ‘coercive action’ over 300 times in 4 months

In an April ruling, SC had asked high courts to avoid orders that prevent police from making arrests or taking coercive action in a pending investigation.

Uttarakhand HC questions constitutionality of ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar district

Nainital: Questioning the constitutionality of a ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar district, the Uttarakhand High Court has said a civilisation is judged by the way...

Couple moves court for protection, becomes first to be booked under Uttarakhand’s religion law

Two months after Uttarakhand HC ordered an inquiry, the couple, a relative and the qazi are booked for religious conversion of the woman without following norms of 2018 Act.

Can’t marry, but same sex couples have right to live together: Uttarakhand High Court

Emphasising on an individual’s freedom to choose a partner, the high court also asserted that it has to safeguard a consensual relationship.

Uttarakhand HC refuses to quash FIRs against former MLA who violated lockdown rules

Narayan Pal, a former MLA from Sitarganj constituency, has been accused of holding a public meeting and conducting events, in contravention of the lockdown guidelines.

Swamy’s plea against temple takeover by state not in public interest: Uttarakhand govt to HC

The BJP govt in Uttarakhand also told the court that Subramanian Swamy is fighting a proxy petition and that he has no interest in the welfare of pilgrims.

Uttarakhand HC strikes down ‘unconstitutional’ state law on ex-CMs occupying govt bungalows

The court said ex-CMs are at par with common citizens, and letting them stay in govt bungalows without paying rent creates a ‘special class of citizens’.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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