Sunday, April 14, 2024

Topic: Uttarakhand

2024 elections: Congress demands removal of Uttarakhand DGP citing his ‘closeness to ruling party’

The Uttarakhand Congress has requested the Election Commission to remove the police chief in the state, Abhinav Kumar, from his post, alleging that his “closeness to the ruling party is well known.”

Muslim traders forced to down shutters in Uttarakhand town over abduction of minor girls

A trader’s body in Uttarakhand's Dharchula has forced Muslim shopkeepers to down shutters and given a call for their removal from the town after...

Uttarakhand Uniform Civil Code receives President’s approval

The Uttarakhand Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Bill, 2024 has been granted assent by President of India Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday, 13 March.

Days after Haldwani police killings, police began attaching houses of Muslims named in FIR

Days after the police killings that shook Uttarakhand’s Haldwani on 8 February over protests against the demolition of a Madrasa and mosque in the Banbhoolpura area, the police have begun confiscating the houses of Muslims named in the FIR.

Haldwani: Muslims fear death toll may be higher than 20, says fact-finding report

Haldwani Municipal Corporation's demolition of Maryam Masjid and Abdul Razzaq Zakariya Madrasa, coupled with police brutality, resulted in several deaths and numerous injuries; a fact-finding report suggests that local Muslims fear the death toll may exceed 20, while officials claim it's 6, with the report asserting at least 7 deaths.

“I saw police shooting directly at Papa,” says son of Muslim man who succumbed to injuries in Haldwani

The death toll in the recent violence that occurred in Uttarakhand's Haldwani has now reached six after a Muslim man succumbed to bullet injuries...