05 Feb 2016
Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.
17 Dec 2015
New Delhi: PMK member Anbumani Ramadoss today triggered strong protests in the Lok Sabha from AIADMK members when he alleged mismanagement in handling of the situation caused by the torrential rains in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu in which a few hundred people were killed.
11 Jan 2016
Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for violating housing construction rules. Confirming the issuance of notice, GDA vice chairman Vijay Kumar Yadav said, “Yes, the notice has been issued for violation of housing construction rules”.
31 Dec 2015
Dehradun: Senior BJP member and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Ajay Bhatt was today elected unopposed as new chief of the party's state unit as it prepares for the 2017 Assembly polls.
14 Nov 2015
Jammu: Rejecting the Rs 2,000 crore flood rehabilitation package announced by the Jammu and Kashmir government yesterday, the Congress termed it as half-baked and accused the coalition government of ignoring the affected people.
24 Dec 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today asked the National Skill Development Corporation to deploy efficient master trainers in the state to impart better training to the youth.
24 Apr 2015
Kedarnath: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed media for not projecting the restoration and rehabilitation work in the flood-ravaged hills in the right perspective.
15 Dec 2015
Chennai: The contributions for undertaking relief and rehabilitation work in flood affected areas of Tamil Nadu crossed the Rs 100 crore mark with several individuals and corporates joining in today.
10 Dec 2013
Dehradun: A Cabinet Committee headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 7,346 crore for the relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttarakhand.
11 Dec 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand has sought Rs 500 crore from the central government to provide facilities for pilgrims for the Ardh Kumbh here in January-April.