31 May 2015
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said that he has ordered an inquiry into the flood relief scam, adding that strict action would be initiated against those responsible.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
02 Jul 2016
New Delhi: At least twelve people were killed in torrential rains and landslides in Uttarakhand, while two persons were swept away by rain-fed muddy waters in Arunachal Pradesh even as Rajasthan reeled under heat wave conditions with Sri Ganganagar simmering at 45 degrees Celsius.
26 Jun 2015
Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.
24 Jun 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who faced flak from the opposition for his absence at the time of the Uttarakhand disaster, will be visiting the flood-hit state on Monday.
10 Dec 2013
Dehradun: A Cabinet Committee headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 7,346 crore for the relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttarakhand.
21 Jun 2013
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will visit Uttarakhand on Saturday to oversee the relief and rescue operations.
10 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Industry body FICCI said that it has constituted a task force in an attempt to rehabilitate flood-ravaged Uttarakhand by building affordable houses, imparting skill training to the state's youth and providing clean drinking water.
03 Feb 2014
Dehradun: Two days after taking over as Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Harish Rawat on Monday visited the flash-flood-hit districts of Chamoli and Rudrapryag and said separate disaster management officials with administrative and financial powers will be appointed there to provide succor to people.
21 Jun 2013
A mammoth multi-agency rescue and relief operations were put in place on Thursday in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand for evacuating people from the worst-affected Kedarnath town and other areas even as the death toll is feared to be in several hundreds and an equal number missing.