28 Jun 2015
Gopeshwar: Yatra to Badrinath and the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli district remained disrupted for the fourth consecutive day today even as the administration continued to evacuate pilgrims stranded on way to the Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand.
26 Jun 2015
Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.
26 Jun 2015
Lucknow/Dehradun: Following heavy rain across the state, the annual 'Chaar Dhaam Yatra' -- a pilgrimage that takes devotees to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri -- in Uttarakhand was disrupted yesterday.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The row over BJP general secretary Ram Madhav questioning Vice President Hamid Ansari's absence at the Yoga Day celebrations escalated today, with Congress accusing the ruling party of playing 'divisive' politics and the government clarifying he was not invited because of protocol issues.
13 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang, whose controversial vote during the 1999 No-Confidence Motion had contributed to the fall of the then NDA government, decided to join BJP, saying he likes its "political strategy".
04 Jun 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand has joined the list of states to ban the sale of Maggi with samples of the popular food product failing laboratory tests. "A decision to ban the sale of Maggi was taken late last night in public interest by the Food Security Department as 2 of a 300 odd samples of the food product failed laboratory tests," Principal Secretary Health Om Prakash told reporters.
02 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that he does not believe in politics which seeks to divide people on communal lines and will never speak communal language as he met a delegation of Muslim leaders here.
06 Jun 2015
Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Friday issued notice to the state government seeking its response to a petition by Nestle India challenging the ban imposed on Maggi noodles in the state.
25 May 2015
Patna: The BJP on Sunday alleged that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD President Lalu Prasad were indulging in "a politics of blackmail" and asserted that it was ready to fight whether they come together or separately.
12 Jun 2015
Pithoragarh: The annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra began today as the first batch of 58 pilgrims was flagged off by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat from Almora. The pilgrims will enter Tibetan Autonomous Region of China on June 20 through the existing route of 17,500 feet high Lipulekh pass.