03 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Describing the last six months under Harish Rawat's chief ministership as "highly disappointing", Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Saturday alleged that the morale of wrongdoers has got a boost under his rule in the calamity-hit state where ground realities remain unchanged.
10 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a scheme to provide mid-day meal to women in the state aged above 60.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Uttarakhand government following reports of students being forced to wear helmets in classes due to dilapidated condition of school buildings.
30 Sep 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Police chief BS Sidhu on Tuesday favoured commissionerate system of police administration, saying it gives more legal powers to the force for better law and order in the state.
06 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Congress is unlikely to field an outsider as its candidate for the vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand for which voting will be held on November 20, party sources said. Lobbying is on within the ruling Congress for the seat with the two factions of the party in Uttarakhand mounting pressure on the high command for a decision in their favour.
05 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted four more weeks to the Centre for filing "comprehensive" environment and ecological impact report of 24 hydroelectric power projects to be established on Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river basins in Uttarakhand.
05 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A charitable organisation founded by billionaire NRI entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava has pledged Rs 500 crore to fund development activities in Uttarakhand.
13 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday directed top central officials to ensure there are no bottlenecks in relief and rescue operations in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as he took stock of the situation of the two cyclone-hit states on the eve of his visit to Vishakapatnam.
18 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat directed the officials to expedite removal of silt from major rivers so that populated areas located close to their banks are safe from flooding.
14 Oct 2014
Srinagar: The Centre on Tuesday assured all possible help to Jammu and Kashmir while suggesting strategies to the state government to address the problems of relief and rehabilitation of the flood affected people.