30 Jun 2013
With questions being raised whether large-scale deaths in Uttarakhand could have been averted, the MeT department on Sunday said it had issued "timely" warnings of heavy rains and landslides while the state government claimed there was not enough prior indication of a "crisis of this magnitude".
06 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Police was on Monday directed by a city court to submit in three days a report from Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry (MoPNG) specifying whether the documents allegedly recovered in the documents leak case were classified.
15 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Riding on a sympathy wave, women candidates of ruling Shiv Sena and Congress and opposition NCP on Wednesday won three Assembly by-elections in Uttarakhand and Maharashtra where Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane lost badly in Bandra east seat in Mumbai, his second defeat in six months.
20 Nov 2013
Dehradun: Relaxing admission norms for children hit by the June natural calamity, the Uttarakhand government will give them admission in Rajiv Gandhi Navoday Vidyalayas without an entrance test while those orphaned in the tragedy will be given free education.
25 Oct 2012
The Haryana Government has enhanced the compensation amount given for the loss of livestock and damage to kachcha (thatched) house due to natural calamities like floods, fire, lightening, hailstorm, drought and dust storm.
06 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The Central Government on Tuesday said in the Parliament that more than 6,000 people are feared to have been killed in the devastating floods, cloudbursts and landslides in the hill state of Uttarakhand in June.
01 Jul 2013
The Samajwadi Party on Monday accused both the Congress and Bhartiya Janata Party of politicizing the Uttarakhand flood tragedy.
15 Oct 2013
Dehradun/Lucknow: The ‘kapat’ (doors) of the Sri Badrinath shrine would be closed for devotees on November 18 for six months, officials said on Tuesday.
04 Jul 2013
To avail compensation announced for Uttarakhand victims, a son filed a fake missing complaint about his 60-year-old father.
08 Jul 2013
Three weeks after heavy rains and subsequent flash floods killed hundreds and left several thousand missing in Uttarakhand, bodies are being fished out of rivers in the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh.