10 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Taking a cue from the mass devastation and destruction caused by flash floods and landslides last year in Uttarakhand, the government has brought in the use of technology to make things easier for the pilgrims, who will leave for Kedarnath this year.
28 Jun 2013
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday made a veiled attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of rescuing Uttarakhand victims from his state alone, saying that no politician should be parochial in his approach while saving lives of the stranded people.
07 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Calling Harish Rawat a ‘bigger failure’ than his predecessor Vijay Bahuguna, the Bharatiya Janata Party has accused the new Uttarakhand Chief Minister of doing nothing except visiting flood-hit areas and laying foundation stones of new projects.
07 Mar 2014
Dehradun: With the announcement of Lok Sabha election dates, all the major political parties in Uttarakhand have geared up for polls. Though Bhartiya Janta Party and Congress are yet to announce their candidates for the five Lok Sabha seats in the state, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) have gone ahead by announcing their candidates.
06 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Laptops will be distributed among students who would score over 80 percent marks in class 12 examination of state board and also to those who would secure more than 70 percent marks in higher, technological and medical education in Uttarakhand.
05 Mar 2014
Patna: Over 1,000 people were detained on Wednesday by the police when they were protesting near Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s official residence in Patna. The protestors included Kosi flood victims from Madhepura, Supaul and Saharsa districts, Mahadalits from Gaya.
01 Mar 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has decided to provide compensation to shopkeepers who lost their goods in the last year's calamity and give concession to over five lakh consumers in water tax.
04 Mar 2014
Dehradun: Over 400 police constables in Uttarakhand, who were dismissed for violating rules by applying for their job from two districts simultaneously, will be re-inducted into the force.
18 Feb 2014
Patna: No political leader was involved in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman nor was ransom paid to free him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said here on Tuesday.
04 Mar 2014
New Delhi: A victim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated because she is the wife of the offender and has to be treated as any other rape victim, a Delhi court has observed while denying bail to a man accused of sodomising his pregnant wife.