19 Dec 2014
Dehradun: With icy winds sweeping the state the Uttarakhand government has asked the District Magistrates to take measures to ensure that there are no deaths due to cold. Chief Minister Harish Rawat reviewed the cold situation in the state through a video-conference, an official release issued on Friday said.
18 Dec 2014
Lucknow/Dehradun: Intense cold wave conditions accompanied by snowfall have left 24 people dead in Uttarakhand, officials said on Thursday. Officials in the hill state of Uttarakhand said two persons have died in Haldwani, three in Nainital, six in Bhimtal and Bageshwar areas, while nearly 13 died due to the inclement weather in the Kumaon region since Tuesday.
16 Dec 2014
Dehradun: BJP on Tuesday demanded immediate resignation of the Uttrakhand government on moral grounds for the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state.
13 Dec 2014
Dehradhun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has announced that a state-level committee will be constituted to prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on different projects of the state related to Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
13 Dec 2014
New Delhi: There is a strong sense of apprehension and uncertainty among states like Uttarakhand following the Union Government's proposal to wind up the Planning Commission, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Saturday.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, members in Lok Sabha on Friday urged the government to provide more funds to the states besides developing a permanent mechanism to deal with the recurring problem of drought and floods.
11 Dec 2014
Srinagar: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir for its "slow" rehabilitation process after the September floods and alleged mismanagement of central relief funds, while promising his party would make the state the best in the country, if voted to power.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: They had all been affected by the deadly floods in the valley last September but Jammu and Kashmir cricket captain Parveez Rasool feels that it is the "adversities" that have made their team "mentally strong" to beat a champion side like Mumbai.
06 Dec 2014
Roorkie (Uttarakhand): A 10-year-old boy was killed on Saturday in an explosion here that took place metres away from a college, where Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) was holding an event to mark the anniversary of Babri mosque demolition.
03 May 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand floods may have cost former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna his chair but his successor Harish Rawat feels that the issue will not impact the poll prospects of Congress as his government has taken a slew of measures to rehabilitate the victims.