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This year`s char dham yatra not worth its name: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:53

Uttarakhand BJP questioned the rationale of the "haste" showed by the state government in starting the `char dham` yatra when roads damaged in the last year`s flash floods were "not repaired".

SC issues notice to Narendra Modi govt on Uttarakhand Governor`s plea

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:18

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to Centre on Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi`s plea questioning government`s nudge to quit the post.

Weather clears in Uttarakhand; pilgrims leave for `Char Dham`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 22:21

The weather was clear in most parts of Uttarakhand today except light to moderate rain at isolated places, allowing `Char Dham` pilgrims to leave for Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Check air pollution control devices in U`khand: NGT to USPCB

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 17:44

Heeding a plea to check air pollution from industries in Uttarakhand, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday directed the State Pollution Control Board (USPCB) to inspect all air pollution control devices installed in iron and steel units in Jasodharpur Industrial Area (JIA) near Kotdwar.

Uttarakhand CM says no to foreign tours by govt functionaries

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:01

Chief Minister Harish Rawat has put a ban on foreign tours by ministers, officials and members of the Legislative Assembly, aiming to cut down on unnecessary expenses and bring about greater transparency in governance.

Uttarakhand rains: Body found from collapsed houses

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 01:24

Body of a woman was on Monday recovered from under the rubble of collapsed houses in Parsoli village of Pauri district where heavy rains had wreaked havoc recently flattening a number of houses in several villages and killing 14 persons.

Nation ready to deal with any threat from borders: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 00:39

India on Sunday said it was prepared to deal with any threat from across the border but pitched for diplomatic efforts to curb incidents of incursion if any.

Uttarakhand floods: Death toll rises to 52 as rains wreak havoc

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 10:30

Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in Uttarakhand on Sunday where over 50 people have reportedly been killed following floods and landslides in the area.

Qureshi wants separate authority for `chardham` development

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 19:05

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Saturday suggested creation of a separate authority on the lines of Vaishno Devi and Tirupati shrine boards for the development and management of different religious centres in the state including Chardham.

Modi expresses grief over loss of lives in U`khand rains

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 13:02

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand: Death toll rises to 24 after heavy rains

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 12:53

Seven persons including a woman were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand.

Govt not considering nationalisation of rivers: Gangwar

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 20:01

The Government today said it was not considering nationalisation of rivers and Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments have proposed construction of dams in the states to resolve the water-shortage problem in Delhi.