16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought dismissal of the Congress government in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failing to carry out its duty of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even a year after the flash flood tragedy in the hill state.
21 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi in an unprecedented step has moved to the Supreme Court challenging Narendra Modi government's decision of forcing him to quit the Constitutional post.
21 Aug 2014
Dehradun: The weather was clear in most parts of Uttarakhand except light to moderate rain at isolated places, allowing 'Char Dham' pilgrims to leave for Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
05 Aug 2014
Bhubaneswar: With several Odisha rivers flowing above danger marks due to incessant downpour, the state government has stepped up rescue operations evacuating 17,000 people even as 23 people have died so far in rain and flood-related incidents.
01 Sep 2014
Tokyo:Around 2.35 million people on Monday took part in a government disaster drill in Japan, hoping to prevent a catastrophe when the quake-prone country is hit by another natural disaster.
25 Jul 2014
Dehradun: The ruling Congress on Friday recorded clean sweep and bagged all three seats that went for by-poll. CM Harish Rawat retain Dharchula seat while two other candidates from party snatched Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.
12 Jun 2014
Dehradun: State Election Commissioner (SEC) Subardhan has asked poll observers to conduct Panchayat elections scheduled to be held in Uttarakhand later this month objectively and with total transparency.
25 Jun 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat demanded expansion of railway network in Uttarakhand in view of the strategic importance of the state which shares borders with China and Nepal.
13 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Finance Ministry said it has released in advance the installment worth Rs 856.29 crore in October to Jammu and Kashmir to help the state government deal with the unprecedented situation of flood and natural calamity.
29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) today said it will invest Rs 5,219 crore in bringing to production Daman gas fields in the Arabian sea by July 2016.