Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: Uttarakhand

How blind, bruised and depressed elephants were rescued from Corbett resorts

Even after the Uttarakhand HC freed them, the govt hadn’t taken action. But then, overnight, the elephants were relocated.

Uttarakhand government won’t allow slaughterhouses, says CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand first state to have special police squads to stop cow slaughter and cow trafficking, says Rawat to reiterate commitment.

Uttarakhand CM promises bill on death penalty for child rapists in next assembly session

MP, Rajasthan and Haryana have already approved the provision of capital punishment for those who rape girls aged 12 or less.

11 of family dead in Burari, 48 die in Uttarakhand bus crash, and 5 lynched in Maharashtra

Front Page There’s definitely something fishy about the death of 11 family members in Burari, Delhi, Sunday, with 10 of them found hanging and one lying...

Uttarakhand school principal suspended day after shouting match with CM Rawat

Uttara Bahuguna tells ThePrint she was rude only after 'they started hurling abuses and making allegations about how I was thief'.

Uttarakhand CM orders arrest of school principal for showing disrespect

Principal Uttara Bahuguna was suspended Thursday for using abusive language in front of CM Trivendra Singh Rawat.

One in two Indians feel women lack strength, aggression to be in police: Study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti 21% of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with...

‘It was my duty to protect the boy,’ says the brave Sikh cop who won the internet today

A video that went viral on Facebook over the past two days purportedly shows a mob in Ramnagar ready to attack a Muslim boy, allegedly for being in a temple, but held back by the officer.

Why are Uttarakhand’s young leaving the state? Govt report to shed light soon

A lack of employment opportunities for the state’s youngsters is among the factors thought to be forcing them to seek work elsewhere.

Not really ‘Congress-mukt’: in some states, half of BJP’s ministers are ex-Congress

Composition of BJP’s state cabinets leads to allegations of ‘Congressisation’, party says the ministers are now committed to its ideology and goals.

On Camera


Police in Prayagraj, UP | ANI Photo

India has 71 towns, cities under Police Commissionerate. It just creates hierarchy

There is a need to re-examine not just the 1861 Police Act, but also the colonial practice of four-stage recruitment and the non-involvement of city governments in law and order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.