Activists demand action against cops for torturing Christians

Civil rights activists on Friday demanded action against some policemen for allegedly torturing 20 members of Christian community for propagating their religion.

Revival of tourism Uttarakhand​ govt's top priority: Harish Rawat

Flagging revival of tourism which was hit hard by 2013 flash floods as his top priority, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday said a number of initiatives have been taken by the state government to give the message of a safe Uttarakhand to the outside world so that the tourism industry in the state could be put back on track.

Jaipur Metro Rail awaiting safety certificates: CMD

Almost nearing completion, the Jaipur Metro Rail is awaiting safety certificates and inspection by the Railway Board and Commissioner Metro Rail (Mumbai) before it is flagged off by next month, its top official said on Thursday.

Protests erupt over alternative route to Mansarovar yatra

 Protests erupted on Friday in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region over a pact signed between India and China seeking an alternative route to Mansarovar through Nathula in Sikkim, even as Chief Minister Harish Rawat opposed it saying the move would hurt religious sentiments of the people.

Jaipur Metro Phase-I to begin operation in December

The first phase of Jaipur Metro will be thrown open to public by December after a delay of few months.

Uttarakhand: Funds sanctioned for disaster-hit districts for road repair

A corpus fund of Rs 10 crore each will be given to the district magistrates of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi, which bore the brunt of last year`s calamity to ensure that road reconstruction work by the BRO goes on uninterrupted on Char Dham pilgrimage route.

Jaya allocates Rs 1.25 cr for subsidising pilgrims’ travel

CM Jayalalithaa approved allocation of Rs 1.25 crore towards subsidising travel of Hindu pilgrims to the holy sites of Mansarovar and Muktinath.

TN to part fund Hindus` pilgrimage to Mansarovar

Jayalalithaa has already announced financial aid for 500 Christians to undertake pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

Kailash-Mansarovar yatra to commence from May 29

The annual pilgrimage to
Kailash-Mansarovar in Tibet will commence on May 29, officials
said.