Uttrakhand

Snowfall, rains add to chill across Uttarakhand

Snowfall, rains add to chill across Uttarakhand

Widespread rains were reported from most places in the last 24 hours while 1-2 feet of snow was received in areas located above 3,000 feet.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

44 villages in Himachal Pradesh developed under PM Adarsh gram yojna: Minister

These villages have been equipped with all modern amenities, required for growth and development, he said during a regional conference of Ministers of Social welfare of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttrakhand, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh at Chandigarh.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat condoles death of engineer in chopper accident

CM Trivendra Singh Rawat condoles death of engineer in chopper accident

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed grief at the death of an engineer in a helicopter accident in Badrinath on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Three dead as car falls into ditch in Almora

Three people have died after their vehicle fell into a ditch in Almora district of Uttrakahand.

 

Jun 07, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
Amit Shah says BJP will win 2019 polls with even bigger mandate than 2014

Amit Shah says BJP will win 2019 polls with even bigger mandate than 2014

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday exuded confidence that his party will win the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with even bigger mandate than what it got in 2014.

May 20, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
BJP's 'mega victory' in UP, Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh

BJP's 'mega victory' in UP, Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today described the BJP's performance in assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand as "mega victory".

Mar 11, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi appeals to Uttarakhand voters to elect BJP for growth

PM Narendra Modi appeals to Uttarakhand voters to elect BJP for growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today slammed Uttarakhand's Congress government, accusing it of lacking political will for development, and urged the electorate to vote for BJP for the state's growth.

Feb 11, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Poll-bound Uttarakhand has rich people - and children with poor health

Poll-bound Uttarakhand has rich people - and children with poor health

It ranks number six in per capita income, but relatively prosperous Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant mortality rate (IMR), ranking 18th among 29 states, an indication of its indifferent health as it prepares to choose a new government on February 15.

Feb 08, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Chinese incursion along Uttarakhand border figures in Lok Sabha

The opposition Congress, Samajwadi Party and Trinamool Congress on Thursday raised in the Lok Sabha the incursion by Chinese troops along the Uttarakhand border earlier this month.

Jul 28, 2016, 13:42 PM IST

Cloud burst causes havoc in Uttarkashi

 Rains continued to wreck havoc in Uttarakhand on Thursday as destruction was reported from two villages after a cloud burst in Yamuna and Ganga valleys.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand clear case of intelligence failure: Defence Expert

Asserting that the reports of Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand was an extremely worrisome factor for India, Defence Expert P.K. Sehgal on Thursday stated that the grim development indicates that India is not as alert as it should be at it borders and also called for increased surveillance.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

AAP bats for 'Annual Statewide Corruption Index' to curb graft

 AAP unit of Uttarakhand today asked the Centre to publish an 'Annual Statewide Corruption Index' ranking states in accordance with their levels of corruption, in a bid to develop an institutional mechanism to discourage graft.

Jul 26, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

Minibus falls into gorge in Rishikesh-Chamba highway, 4 killed

Two persons were killed and four injured when a minibus fell into a gorge on Rishikesh-Chamba highway in Narendra Nagar area here, police said on Saturday.

Jul 23, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

Poet's statue lying abandoned causing outrage: Jayalalithaa to Narendra Modi

 Chief Minister Jayalalithaa sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for installation of a statue of Tamil saint poet Tiruvalluvar in Haridwar.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Congress to attack government over Arunachal, Uttrakhand, failed NSG bid

Buoyed by the restoration of its governments in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Congress on Sunday said it will target the Modi dispensation for "using all tricks" to destabilise opposition ruled states which no longer trusted the Centre.

Jul 17, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Monsoon session to begin tomorrow, Opposition parties to corner govt on Arunachal, Kashmir issues

Monsoon session to begin tomorrow, Opposition parties to corner govt on Arunachal, Kashmir issues

The Opposition would seek to corner the government for its "attempts to destabilise" states ruled by it and the Kashmir unrest in the Monsoon Session of Parliament from tomorrow, but also support the GST Bill which Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said was of "national importance".

Jul 17, 2016, 16:37 PM IST
Heavy rains lash most parts of Uttarakhand, normal life hit

Heavy rains lash most parts of Uttarakhand, normal life hit

Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand, affecting normal life and disrupting pilgrimage to Badrinath.

Jul 16, 2016, 14:27 PM IST
Kejriwal writes to PM pressing for Chaturvedi's posting as OSD

Kejriwal writes to PM pressing for Chaturvedi's posting as OSD

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Prime Minister pressing for deputing Sanjiv Chaturvedi as his OSD in "larger public interest" and said he was "surprised" by the rejection of his request by the Centre which "never properly utilised" the IFS officer's services.

Jul 11, 2016, 17:52 PM IST
Cloudburst toll rises to 14 in Uttarakhand, many rivers in spate

Cloudburst toll rises to 14 in Uttarakhand, many rivers in spate

Ten rivers and rivulets were in spate across the state and traffic disrupted on several routes due to landslides.

Jul 02, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

Uttrakhand needs Rs 3000 crore to make recovery: Harish Rawat

Rawat said he was trying to convey his feelings to PM Modi, who will have to play the role of an elder brother to bail out Uttarakhand from drought like conditions.

May 16, 2016, 22:25 PM IST