Uttarakhand News

Snowfall, rain halt Chardham Yatra, pilgrims stopped on way to Kedarnath, Yamunotri

Snowfall, rain halt Chardham Yatra, pilgrims stopped on way to Kedarnath, Yamunotri

Pilgrims on way to Kedarnath were halted in Sonprayag and Gaurikund as the bad weather hit the temples in the Garhwal Himalayas.

May 24, 2022, 18:45 PM IST
Aftermath of Char Dham Yatra: Heaps of garbage on stretch leading to Kedarnath

Aftermath of Char Dham Yatra: Heaps of garbage on stretch leading to Kedarnath

The director of the Higher Plant Himalayan Research Institute (HAPREC), Professor MC Nautiyal attributed the garbage collection to absence of proper sanitation facilities.

May 23, 2022, 18:50 PM IST
Char Dham Yatra 2022: 57 pilgrims have died since pilgrimage began on May 3, says report

Char Dham Yatra 2022: 57 pilgrims have died since pilgrimage began on May 3, says report

This year, Uttarakhand is witnessing a deluge of pilgrims to all the Char Dhams– Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. 

May 22, 2022, 15:31 PM IST
NGT directs Uttarakhand Chief Secretary to probe construction of public toilets in Ganga floodplain

NGT directs Uttarakhand Chief Secretary to probe construction of public toilets in Ganga floodplain

National Green Tribunal has directed Chief Secretary, Uttarakhand to look into a complaint against the construction of public toilets

May 20, 2022, 15:11 PM IST
Ajay Kothiyal, who was AAP's CM candidate in 2022 Uttarakhand assembly polls, quits Arvind Kejriwal's party

Ajay Kothiyal, who was AAP's CM candidate in 2022 Uttarakhand assembly polls, quits Arvind Kejriwal's party

"Keeping the feelings of ex-soldiers, ex para-military personnel, the elders, women, youths and the intellectuals, I am sending you my resignation," the former army officer said in his letter

May 18, 2022, 19:11 PM IST
Hardiwar Dharm Sansad case: SC grants interim bail to Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi alias Wasim Rizvi

Hardiwar Dharm Sansad case: SC grants interim bail to Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi alias Wasim Rizvi

The Supreme Court directed accused Jitendra Narayan Tyagi to give an undertaking that he will not indulge in hate speech and not give any statement to electronic or digital or social media, said a

May 17, 2022, 14:17 PM IST
Badrinath Dham Yatra, suspended due to heavy rainfall, resumes after weather clears

Badrinath Dham Yatra, suspended due to heavy rainfall, resumes after weather clears

The movement of pilgrims was suspended amid heavy rainfall followed by falling stones near Hanuman Chatti.

May 17, 2022, 11:03 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra: Check posts set up, registration, trip card mandatory– Uttarakhand takes steps to avoid overcrowding

Char Dham Yatra: Check posts set up, registration, trip card mandatory– Uttarakhand takes steps to avoid overcrowding

 The Char Dham Yatra pilgrims will be stopped at the check posts and will not be allowed to proceed on their onward journey until they produce the mandatory registration and a trip card. 

May 14, 2022, 22:35 PM IST
Champawat bypoll: CM Yogi Adityanath among 40 BJP leaders to campaign for Pushkar Singh Dhami

Champawat bypoll: CM Yogi Adityanath among 40 BJP leaders to campaign for Pushkar Singh Dhami

Though the BJP came to power in Uttarakhand for a second consecutive term in the assembly polls held in February this year, Pushkar Singh Dhami failed to retain his Khatima seat losing it to Congress

May 11, 2022, 16:01 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

The quake occurred at 10:03 AM, around 20 km NE of Pithoragarh.

May 11, 2022, 11:14 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami files nomination for Champawat assembly by-elections

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami files nomination for Champawat assembly by-elections

Despite the BJP winning the Uttarakhand Assembly elections with a thumping majority, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami lost the Khatima seat to Congress candidate Bhuwan Chandra Kapri.

May 09, 2022, 13:21 PM IST
Letter threatens to blow up 6 railway stations, religious sites in Uttarakhand, police on alert

Letter threatens to blow up 6 railway stations, religious sites in Uttarakhand, police on alert

The letter warned that six railway stations including Laksar, Najibabad, Dehradun, Roorkee, Rishikesh, Haridwar and other religious places will be blown up with bombs on May 21.

May 09, 2022, 08:33 AM IST
Kedarnath Temple opens for pilgrims - Check Covid-19 rules, other details here

Kedarnath Temple opens for pilgrims - Check Covid-19 rules, other details here

The Kedarnath dham in Uttarakhand was opened for devotees today at 6.25 am.

May 06, 2022, 07:34 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath’s BIG gift to Uttarakhand - Rs 43 crore guest house for tourists in Haridwar

Yogi Adityanath’s BIG gift to Uttarakhand - Rs 43 crore guest house for tourists in Haridwar

 The guest house, according to ANI, has 100 rooms and has been built by the Uttar Pradesh government.

May 05, 2022, 23:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami to contest May 31 bypoll from Champawat: BJP

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami to contest May 31 bypoll from Champawat: BJP

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will contest the upcoming byelection from Champawat, the  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) confirmed on Thursday (May 5). 

May 05, 2022, 16:32 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks blessings of his mother in native village in Uttarakhand— See picture

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks blessings of his mother in native village in Uttarakhand— See picture

Yogi Adityanath took to Twitter to share a picture with his mother where he can be seen touching her feet and seeking her blessings in his ancestral village in Uttarakhand. 

May 04, 2022, 06:33 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra set to begin on May 3, Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami flags off free health services for devotees

Char Dham Yatra set to begin on May 3, Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami flags off free health services for devotees

Ahead of the Char Dham Yatra, the Uttarakhand government has fixed the daily limit on the number of pilgrims, allowing as many as 15,000 pilgrims daily at Badrinath, 12,000 at Kedarnath, 7,000 at

May 02, 2022, 13:27 PM IST
Char Dham Yatra 2022: Uttarakhand government fixes daily limit for pilgrims, details here

Char Dham Yatra 2022: Uttarakhand government fixes daily limit for pilgrims, details here

It is not mandatory for the pilgrims to carry a negative test report or COVID-19 vaccination certificate this year.

May 01, 2022, 12:13 PM IST
Char Dham Yatra 2022: Covid-19 test or vaccination certificate not must for devotees

Char Dham Yatra 2022: Covid-19 test or vaccination certificate not must for devotees

The Uttarakhand government has asked all the devotees to register on the state’s portal operated by the Tourism Department before their arrival for the Char Dham Yatra. 

Apr 30, 2022, 17:44 PM IST
Ensure 'no hate speeches are made' at Dharm Sansad: SC directs Uttarakhand government

Ensure 'no hate speeches are made' at Dharm Sansad: SC directs Uttarakhand government

The apex court even warned that the Chief Secretary would be asked to be present if the state failed to take preventive steps in view of Dharm Sansad proposed in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, as per ANI.

Apr 26, 2022, 16:29 PM IST