Uttarakhand News

IMD warns of very heavy rainfall over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand till July 30

IMD warns of very heavy rainfall over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand till July 30

The weather department also predicted widespread rainfall over Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for the next three days. 

Jul 28, 2021, 12:35 PM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand on July 25, 26

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand on July 25, 26

"Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls very likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on 22nd and 23rd which likely to increase to isolated heavy to very heavy falls

Jul 25, 2021, 10:50 AM IST
AAP Uttarakhand wing protests at BJP office over remarks made against Sunderlal Bahuguna

AAP Uttarakhand wing protests at BJP office over remarks made against Sunderlal Bahuguna

“If BJP is unwilling to apologise for this act, then AAP will continue its fight for the honour of the people of Uttarakhand,” Brij Mohan Upreti said.

Jul 19, 2021, 15:00 PM IST
3 dead, 4 missing after cloudburst in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand

3 dead, 4 missing after cloudburst in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand

"Three people died and four people were reported as missing after a cloudburst in Mando village in Uttarkashi district," said Inspector Jagdamba Prasad, Team Incharge, SDRF.

Jul 19, 2021, 08:24 AM IST
Two-weeks quarantine for Kanwariyas entering Haridwar despite ban on yatra in Uttarakhand

Two-weeks quarantine for Kanwariyas entering Haridwar despite ban on yatra in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand police chief Ashok Kumar in a meeting with senior police officials directed them to identify places in and around Haridwar where such Kanwariyas can be kept under quarantine for 14 days. 

Jul 16, 2021, 11:29 AM IST
Uttarakhand govt to send Gangajal via post to devotees as Kanwar yatra stands cancelled

Uttarakhand govt to send Gangajal via post to devotees as Kanwar yatra stands cancelled

“We've started the process of sending Gangajal via post to devotees. We're also planning to supply Gangajal in tankers & are in talks with the administration of neighbouring states to avoid large

Jul 15, 2021, 07:34 AM IST
8,000 tourist vehicles sent back from Mussoorie, Nainital, check-posts set up at Uttarakhand border

8,000 tourist vehicles sent back from Mussoorie, Nainital, check-posts set up at Uttarakhand border

This comes amid concerns of COVID protocol violations at hill stations as state governments gradually lift lockdown restrictions. Holiday destinations in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have seen a

Jul 13, 2021, 16:42 PM IST
Uttarakhand extends COVID lockdown for 7 days, 50 people allowed at weddings

Uttarakhand extends COVID lockdown for 7 days, 50 people allowed at weddings

Earlier today, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) also urged Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami to cancel the upcoming Kanwar Yatra to ensure public safety, after having witnessed the

Jul 12, 2021, 22:59 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM PS Dhami attacks Delhi CM Kejriwal over free electricity promise, says BJP's agenda is 'development' not elections

Uttarakhand CM PS Dhami attacks Delhi CM Kejriwal over free electricity promise, says BJP's agenda is 'development' not elections

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday promised to guarantee 300 units of free electricity to the people while also offering to waive off old electricity bills if the party is voted to power

Jul 12, 2021, 07:04 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal promises 300 units of free electricity if AAP comes to power in Uttarakhand

Arvind Kejriwal promises 300 units of free electricity if AAP comes to power in Uttarakhand

Arvind Kejriwal said, "In terms of electricity, I guarantee four things. After our government is made, we will provide 300 units of free electricity. Farmers will receive free electricity. Old

Jul 11, 2021, 14:29 PM IST
COVID-19 negative report now mandatory for tourists visiting Mussoorie: Uttarakhand government as tourists throng hill town

COVID-19 negative report now mandatory for tourists visiting Mussoorie: Uttarakhand government as tourists throng hill town

“Registration at Dehradun Smart City portal, proof of hotel booking & negative COVID-19 report not more than 72 hours old is necessary to visit Mussoorie,” said Dehradun District Magistrate Dr.

Jul 10, 2021, 12:26 PM IST
Uttarakhand High Court extends stay on Char Dham Yatra till July 28 in view of COVID-19

Uttarakhand High Court extends stay on Char Dham Yatra till July 28 in view of COVID-19

In view of Covid-19 and poor health preparedness, the decision of the government has been put on hold, the High Court said, according to news agency ANI.

Jul 09, 2021, 12:38 PM IST
Decision on Kanwar Yatra in a day or two: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

Decision on Kanwar Yatra in a day or two: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

Last week, government spokesperson Subodh Uniyal had said that Kanwar Yatra has been cancelled from Haridwar in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

Jul 08, 2021, 19:06 PM IST
Maha Kumbh fake COVID-19 test scam: Action will be taken against private labs found guilty, says Uttarakhand govt

Maha Kumbh fake COVID-19 test scam: Action will be taken against private labs found guilty, says Uttarakhand govt

It may be recalled that the Uttarakhand government had recently ordered the Haridwar district administration to file an FIR against some private labs accused of conducting fake COVID-19 tests during

Jul 07, 2021, 10:59 AM IST
Uttarakhand Cabinet: CM Pushkar Singh Dhami keeps Home and Finance, check full list of ministers here

Uttarakhand Cabinet: CM Pushkar Singh Dhami keeps Home and Finance, check full list of ministers here

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has kept the crucial ministries including Home and Finance for himself.

Jul 07, 2021, 08:16 AM IST
Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand government moves SC, challenges high court’s stay order

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand government moves SC, challenges high court’s stay order

On June 28, the Uttarakhand High Court had stayed the state Cabinet's decision permitting Char Dham Yatra with a limited number of pilgrims and also ordered live streaming of Char Dham shrines.

Jul 06, 2021, 16:39 PM IST
Uttarakhand to extend COVID-19 curfew till July 13, malls to reopen with restrictions

Uttarakhand to extend COVID-19 curfew till July 13, malls to reopen with restrictions

Malls to reopen at 50% capacity and markets to remain closed on weekends.

Jul 05, 2021, 16:26 PM IST
New Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami holds first cabinet meet

New Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami holds first cabinet meet

A detailed briefing on the cabinet meeting will be held on Monday.

Jul 04, 2021, 23:41 PM IST
Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as new Uttarakhand Chief Minister

Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as new Uttarakhand Chief Minister

The oath was administered by Governor Baby Rani Maurya at the lawns of the Raj Bhawan in the presence of several MPs, MLAs, party functionaries and senior government officials.

Jul 04, 2021, 18:21 PM IST
BJP denies reports of rift in party over selection of Pushkar Singh Dhami as Uttarakhand CM

BJP denies reports of rift in party over selection of Pushkar Singh Dhami as Uttarakhand CM

Pushkar Singh Dhami will take oath as the 11th chief minister of Uttarakhand at 5 pm in Raj Bhawan on Sunday (July 4). 

Jul 04, 2021, 14:15 PM IST