Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kedarnath yatra on Thursday

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a yatra to Kedarnath on Thursday, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarkhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced up.

Sonia Gandhi visits Shiva temple, interacts with locals in Kausani

On a personal trip to the hill town of Kausani in Uttarkhand`s Bageswar district, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday acquainted with locals.

5/5 for BJP in Uttarkhand, Modi factor tilts scale in hill state

The saffron wave swept Uttarkhand with BJP today winning all five Lok Sabha seats, snatching four of them from the ruling Congress with wide victory margins.

Vijay Bahuguna to quit as Uttarkhand CM tomorrow?

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna appears to be on his way out and Union Minister Harish Rawat and state minister Pritam Singh are emerging as the frontrunners for the top job in the hill state.

Ponty murder case: Court drops murder charges against Namdhari, Sachin

In a fresh twist in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep, a Delhi court has dropped murder charge against all 21 accused including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari.

Uttarkhand to implement Lokayukta on pattern of Lokpal Bill: CM

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday said the state Lokayukta will be constituted on the same pattern as that of Lokpal Bill tabled in Parliament.

`DNA samples of 131 bodies collected in U`khand`

The DNA samples of over 100 bodies have been collected by forensic experts prior to their mass cremation in Kedarnath valley, Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission Chairman Vijendra Jain said Friday.

Several pilgrims still stuck without relief near Kedarnath

Many pilgrims have already died of hunger and many are searching for the dead bodies of their kin in the jungles over Gaurikund, Bhairavchatti, Junglechatti and Garurchatti.

Uttarakhand floods: Rescue ops stepped up, death toll may cross 1,000

With adverse weather predicted, over 10,000 people were evacuated from various upper reaches of flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, including the worst-affected Kedarnath, as the death toll may touch 1,000.

Uttarkhand floods: CRPF jawans donate one day salary

Troops of the country`s largest paramilitary force CRPF have donated their one day earnings totalling to more than Rs 18 crore for the victims of the Uttarakhand floods.

Uttarkhand: Drunk driving kills three friends

Drunk driving proved costly for a group of friends when their car fell into a gorge in Pauri district, killing three of them on the spot and leaving another critically injured.

Drunk driving kills three friends in Uttarkhand

Drunk driving proved costly for a group of friends when their car fell into a gorge in Pauri district, killing three of them on the spot and leaving another critically injured.

`BJP will form govt in U’khand if Cong fails`

In case the Congress fails to
prove majority in Uttarkhand Assembly the Governor should invite the BJP to form the government, BJP leader Rajnath
Singh said.

Uttarkhand govt lowers VAT on petrol

Uttarakhand government Wednesday night
provided a relief of 45 paise per litre in the prices of
petrol by reducing the VAT.

U`khand: No VAT on kerosene; hikes on diesel

Uttarkhand on Monday said it would
waive off VAT (value added tax) on kerosene, and would not
charge VAT on the amount recently increased for diesel and LPG.

Recognition to 21 Pvt B Ed colleges in U`khand cancelled

Recognition to 21 private B.Ed colleges of Uttarakhand have been cancelled on charges of violation of norms during admissions.

30 killed, 50 missing in Uttarakhand landslide

At least 30 people were killed and 50 were missing as three mountain villages in Uttarakhand were washed away Saturday by a landslide triggered by a cloudburst, an official said.