The court in its landmark judgement said, “Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the "legal parents" of the holy rivers”.
The battle for power in Uttarakhand culminated with a resounding victory of BJP, which successfully claimed 57 seats in the state.
The Char Dham Highway Development Project is a part of the government’s efforts to boost religious tourism in the State.
The PIL was heard by a division bench comprising Justices Rajeev Sharma and Alok Singh who ordered a complete ban on liquor in Rudraprayag, Chamoli, and Uttarkashi districts, effective from next fiscal year.
The order came on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the court's intervention for stopping illegal construction and felling of trees in the vicinity of Nainital.
Whitener, a cheaply available drug, affects the central nervous system and cause seizures, memory loss, dilated heart beat and respiratory problems also.
The Supreme Court on 5 May 2016 had ordered the conduct of ‘composite floor test’ in the Uttarakhand legislative assembly on the lines of 2005 Jharkhand floor test.
The HC order came on a plea of ousted Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who had challenged the imposition of President's rule in the state.
Presidential rule was imposed after 9 congress legislators in leadership of former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna rebelled against Harish Rawat government and pulled back their support to it.
It was fined for constructing a hotel within 200 meters from the Ganga river bank which was against the condition set by the Uttarakhand High Court.
Uttarakhand Cabinet approved blue print for reconstruction work around Kedarnath temple and adjoining areas.
Chief Minister of Uttarakhand officially declared 9 September as Himalaya Diwas to spread the message of conservation of the Himalayan ecosystems.
Uttarkhand Government constituted a committee headed by S Raju to conduct a detailed survey of the industries using silica dust in the state.
Uttarakhand Cabinet approved two schemes including pension scheme for farmers and scheme to air-lift doctors to remote areas of the state.
Union Government signed credit agreement of a 24 million US dollar with World Bank for additional financing for URWSSP.
Union Government signed a credit agreement of 121.20 million US dollar with World Bank for UDWDP.
Election Commission of Uttarakhand has announced dates of Panchayat elections in three phases on 18 June, 21 June and 24 June 2014.
Harish Rawat has ordered deployment of newly constituted SDRF personnel in the danger zone that is prone to disaster, during Char Dham Yatra.
Uttarakhand Assembly during a special session passed new Lokayukta Bill. It has replaced the Uttarakhand Lokayukta Act passed by BJP government.
Cabinet Committee on Uttrakhand headed by Manmohan Singh has sanctioned 7346 crore rupees for the relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttrakhand.
The World Bank on 25 October 2013 approved 250 million US dollars assistance for Uttarakhand
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 17 October 2013 gave his assent to the Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill.
Government constituted a Cabinet Committee to oversee reconstruction and rehabilitation work in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy sanctioned funds for 20000 solar lanterns for flood affected people of Uttarakhand.
Union Government decided to depute a Technical team to assist development in Uttarakhand. Re-construction work will take place under Rajiv Awas Yojna.
A relief fund of 1000 crore rupees was announced for disaster relief to Uttrakhand by the Government of India.
State Budget of Uttrakhand 2013-14 was presented by Indira Hridayesh. The targeted budget for the financial year is of 25329.84crore rupees.
The Union Government of India on 31 January 2013 signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 100 million US dollar loan.
India Current Affairs 2012. The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Vijay Bahuguna on 9 November 2012 celebrated 12th Foundation day of the State of Uttarakhand and had made several announcements marKing the State foundation...
India Current Affairs August 2012. The state government of Uttarakhand on 28 August 2012 announced a substantial increase in land compensation to victims