Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicUttarakhand

Topic: Uttarakhand

UP priest Yati Narsinghanand arrested for ‘inflammatory’ speeches in Haridwar

This is the second arrest made by Haridwar Police after Jitendra Tyagi, alias Waseem Rizvi, former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Central Shia Waqf board, was arrested Thursday.

UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur elections are sliding into an entertainment sport

Where are the challengers or issues like unemployment, Covid? State polls show amnesia, but we must ask bigger questions that go beyond forecasting results.

Congress election rallies ‘on hold’ as party assesses Covid situation amid criticism

Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur are set to go to polls in February-March this year. Congress has a stake in all but one.

Uttarakhand Dalit cook ‘fired over caste’ files case against upper caste parents, seeks apology

Champawat police station in Uttarakhand has booked at least 26 people under SC/ST Act. Sunita Devi says she is willing to take her case back if she gets a written apology.

Uttarakhand SCs boycott Brahmin cook’s food. It’s more effective than untouchability laws

Many school students protested Sunita Devi being removed for being a Dalit cook in Uttarakhand by not eating food made by her Brahmin replacement.

Dalit cook Sunita Devi resisted in Uttarakhand. And became a potential Rosa Parks for India

Sunita Devi and some Dalit students' resistance after her sacking over dominant caste kids' refusal to eat mid-day meal cooked by her has parallels with American Rosa Parks's defiance.

Uttarakhand minister Harak Rawat walks out of cabinet meeting, threatens to resign

Speculations are rife that Rawat, along with four other MLAs, may join the Congress. But BJP says 'all is well'.

‘Caste didn’t lead to sacking’ — Uttarakhand Dalit midday meal cook likely to get job back

Sunita Devi was allegedly fired after students refused to eat food cooked by her. Officials say parents opposed her appointment as it was not according to norms.

‘If needed, we can kill them’ — Hindu seers issue call to arms against Muslims at Haridwar meet

Uttarakhand DGP says police scanning videos from 3-day ‘Dharma Sansad’ & ‘suitable action will be taken after that’. Participants included Yati Narsinghanand & ex-BJP Delhi spokesperson.

Why Harish Rawat is upset with central Congress leadership & lashed out on social media 

In Facebook and Twitter posts, former Uttarakhand CM hits out at party leadership, says 'representatives of those on whose orders we have to swim are trying to bind' him.

On Camera

YourTurn

Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
×