22 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to turn the tables on Congress over corruption, BJP today accused Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat of 'making money' by tweaking liquor policy to benefit private distributors and demanded his sacking.
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.
04 Jul 2013
To avail compensation announced for Uttarakhand victims, a son filed a fake missing complaint about his 60-year-old father.
22 Jun 2013
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who is presently overseeing the relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit north-Indian state of Uttarakhand has refused to declare the disaster, a national disaster. Shinde said that doing so will not serve any purpose.
25 Jun 2013
Gujarat Government on Monday announced a relief package of Rs 3 crore more from Chief Minister's Relief Fund in addition to Rs 2 crore announced last week for victims of Uttarakhand disaster.
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.
27 Jun 2013
An earthquake of slight intensity, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, jolted the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Thursday.
21 Aug 2015
Dehradun: After Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand has now made Nawazuddin Siddiqui's latest film 'Manjhi – The Mountain Man' tax-free in the state.
02 Apr 2015
Dehradun: A moderate earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district in the wee hours on Thursday jolting people out of their sleep.
01 Jul 2013
The recent events in Uttarakhand have shown, more than ever, that we need a development strategy for the Himalayas that takes into account the vulnerability of the region and the need for environment protection. There is no doubt that the region needs economic growth. But this development cannot come at the cost of the environment. It will only make the already risk-prone and ecologically fragile region more vulnerable and development more “deadly”. We also know that climate change will exacerbate the vulnerability of this region.