Uttarakhand News

Snowfall, landslide disrupt yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines

Snowfall, landslide disrupt yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath shrines

Over, 4,000 pilgrims safely returned to Gaurikund by the trek route after paying obeisance at Kedarnath despite bad weather.

May 09, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
Congress names candidate for Uttarakhand bypoll

Congress names candidate for Uttarakhand bypoll

The Congress on Wednesday named former MLA Jeet Ram as its candidate for the bypolls to the Tharali Assembly seat.

May 03, 2018, 00:12 AM IST
Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Nainital, ban on processions

Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Nainital, ban on processions

The district administration has put a complete ban on processions and 'dharna'. Strict action will be taken against lawbreakers, added the district administration.

Apr 10, 2018, 00:17 AM IST
Man, visiting Haridwar's Mansa Devi Temple, falls into gorge while taking selfie

Man, visiting Haridwar's Mansa Devi Temple, falls into gorge while taking selfie

A man was left seriously injured after he fell into 60-feet-deep gorge while trying to click a selfie on Sunday. The incident took place in Uttarakhand's Haridwar.

Apr 08, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
Rudraprayag: Violence erupts over fake Facebook post, 15 shops burnt down

Rudraprayag: Violence erupts over fake Facebook post, 15 shops burnt down

At least 15 shops were gutted in Agastyamuni and Gulabrai of Rudraprayag district on Friday, after a violence erupted over an allegedly fake Facebook post.

Apr 07, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA has issued an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Almora bus accident leaves 12 dead, rescue operations underway

Almora bus accident leaves 12 dead, rescue operations underway

The State Disaster Response Fund or SDRF team rushed to the spot of the accident.

Mar 13, 2018, 12:49 PM IST
Uttarakhand government issues directives for class 10, 12 board examinations – Section 144 at centres, no loudspeakers

Uttarakhand government issues directives for class 10, 12 board examinations – Section 144 at centres, no loudspeakers

Uttarakhand class 10 and class 12 board examinations are slated to begin on March 6 and March 5 respectively.

Mar 01, 2018, 22:03 PM IST
Released after 20 years, this man wants to go back to jail

Released after 20 years, this man wants to go back to jail

After spending more than two decades in prison, a person is likely to be excited to go back to home. 

Feb 08, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
BJP-led Uttarakhand government spends Rs 68.59 lakh on tea, snacks over 9 months

BJP-led Uttarakhand government spends Rs 68.59 lakh on tea, snacks over 9 months

An RTI has revealed that the BJP government in Uttarakhand led by Trivendra Singh Rawat has spent a whopping Rs 68.59 lakh in nine months on tea and snacks.

Feb 07, 2018, 07:07 AM IST
Uttarakhand fake encounter: HC convicts 7 cops, frees 10

Uttarakhand fake encounter: HC convicts 7 cops, frees 10

The Delhi High Court today gave life imprisonment to seven suspended Uttarakhand policemen for killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake encounter in Dehradun in 2009.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Man consumes poison at BJP office, dies; Uttarakhand CM orders probe

Man consumes poison at BJP office, dies; Uttarakhand CM orders probe

The man, Prakash Pandey, had consumed poison at a janta darbar in Dehradun.

Jan 09, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Uttarakhand madrassas have not refused to display PM Modi's photos: Board

Uttarakhand madrassas have not refused to display PM Modi's photos: Board

Uttarakhand CM too condemned state madrassas for their refusal to put up a portrait of the Prime Minister in their respective offices.

Jan 07, 2018, 07:11 AM IST
Madarsas should install portrait of PM: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

Madarsas should install portrait of PM: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today criticised the madarsas in the state for their refusal to put up a portrait of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside their premises, asking them

Jan 06, 2018, 23:07 PM IST
Uttarakhand High Court for death sentence to those who rape minors

Uttarakhand High Court for death sentence to those who rape minors

The HC bench observed that it is the state government which can bring an appropriate legislation to impose death penalties on convicts, who are found guilty of raping minors aged 15 or below.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Rajnath Singh meets ITBP personnel in Nelong in Uttarakhand - In Pics

Rajnath Singh meets ITBP personnel in Nelong in Uttarakhand - In Pics

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of a forward ITBP unit in Nelong Valley.

Jan 02, 2018, 00:31 AM IST
Pulwama attack: Sacrifice of our jawans won't go in vain, says Rajnath Singh

Pulwama attack: Sacrifice of our jawans won't go in vain, says Rajnath Singh

Five CRPF men were killed when heavily armed terrorists stormed the camp of the paramilitary force at Lethpora.

Jan 01, 2018, 22:49 PM IST
Govt to connect all posts along Indo-China border by roads: Rajnath Singh

Govt to connect all posts along Indo-China border by roads: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh ringed in the new year with the troops of the ITBP at the border post of Nelong in Uttarakhand.

Jan 01, 2018, 22:34 PM IST
Rajnath Singh visits ITBP battalion HQ in Uttarkashi's Matli, to clebrate New Year with troops

Rajnath Singh visits ITBP battalion HQ in Uttarkashi's Matli, to clebrate New Year with troops

Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the ITBP battalion headquarters in Uttarkashi's Matli.

Dec 31, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
How Uttarakhand is paving way for reopening of bars shut due to SC order

How Uttarakhand is paving way for reopening of bars shut due to SC order

The Uttarakhand government has brought bar licences under the service sector, paving way for reopening of a number of restaurants and bars which had shut shop following a Supreme Court order banning

Dec 29, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

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