Uttarakhand News

Hooch tragedy: Uttarakhand CM announces compensation for kin of victims

Hooch tragedy: Uttarakhand CM announces compensation for kin of victims

Uttarakhand government has suspended 17 administration and police personnel and ordered a magisterial probe.

Feb 09, 2019, 15:14 PM IST
Hooch tragedy leaves 42 dead in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Hooch tragedy leaves 42 dead in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

A magisterial probe has been ordered into the incidents.

Feb 08, 2019, 22:15 PM IST
Uttarakhand: 12 die in Roorkee after consuming illicit liquor

Uttarakhand: 12 die in Roorkee after consuming illicit liquor

A total of 13 excise officials have been suspended in connection with the case.

Feb 08, 2019, 13:46 PM IST
Uttarakhand schools to remain shut on Thursday over heavy snow predictions

Uttarakhand schools to remain shut on Thursday over heavy snow predictions

The Meterological Department issued fresh warning of heavy snowfall and rain across the hill state over the next 36 hours. 

Feb 06, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
Uttarakhand approves 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in general category

Uttarakhand approves 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in general category

The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday approved 10% reservation in education and employment opportunities for economically weaker sections in the general category. With this, Uttarakhand became the

Feb 06, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple turns white after heavy snowfall in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple turns white after heavy snowfall in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Temple turned white following heavy snowfall in Rudraprayag district on Tuesday. 

Feb 05, 2019, 23:29 PM IST
Uttarakhand government employees go on mass leave demanding timely promotions

Uttarakhand government employees go on mass leave demanding timely promotions

Secretary Secretariat Union said that a mass rally will be held across the state on February 4 and if the government fails to accept our demands then the employees may declare a state-wide shutdown.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:44 PM IST
8 killed as van falls into gorge near Pithoragarh road in Uttarakhand's Champawat

8 killed as van falls into gorge near Pithoragarh road in Uttarakhand's Champawat

The accident occurred when the vehicle was en route to a ghat cremation ground, police said.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi's posters come up in Gorakhpur, with a message for Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi's posters come up in Gorakhpur, with a message for Rahul Gandhi

In the posters, Congress members are urging party president Rahul Gandhi to make Priyanka contest the elections. 

Jan 27, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
Five dead, many injured after van falls into deep gorge in Uttarakhand

Five dead, many injured after van falls into deep gorge in Uttarakhand

The incident took place near the Pithoragarh road in Champawat.

Jan 27, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
Holiday declared in schools, anganwadi centres on Thursday in Uttarakhand's Chamoli after heavy snowfall

Holiday declared in schools, anganwadi centres on Thursday in Uttarakhand's Chamoli after heavy snowfall

Snowfall in the hills of Uttarakhand over the last couple of days drew hordes of tourists to the picturesque locations across the state.

Jan 23, 2019, 23:49 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Protest against killing of youth turns violent, police resort to lathicharge

Uttarakhand: Protest against killing of youth turns violent, police resort to lathicharge

The locals had been protesting against the death of a youth in Vikasnagar. 

Jan 20, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Ex-BJP state secretary Sanjay Kumar granted interim relief from arrest in rape case

Uttarakhand: Ex-BJP state secretary Sanjay Kumar granted interim relief from arrest in rape case

On November 4, 2018, Kumar, accused of sexual harassment by a woman, was removed from his post by the BJP.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:46 PM IST
Uttarakhand continues to battle intense cold wave with intermittent snowfall, rains

Uttarakhand continues to battle intense cold wave with intermittent snowfall, rains

Uttarakhand continued to shiver under an intense cold wave as snowfall continued intermittently in the hill tracts on Monday, officials said.

Jan 07, 2019, 08:25 AM IST
Heavy showers, snowfall likely in Uttarakhand; govt issues alert, directs DMs to make necessary preparations

Heavy showers, snowfall likely in Uttarakhand; govt issues alert, directs DMs to make necessary preparations

According to the Meteorological (MeT) Department, Dehradun, places that are expected to receive heavy showers are Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh and Bageshwar.

Jan 05, 2019, 11:28 AM IST
In a first-of-its-kind order, Uttarakhand HC asks Ramdev's company to share profits with locals

In a first-of-its-kind order, Uttarakhand HC asks Ramdev's company to share profits with locals

The HC ordered the pharmacy to share Rs 2 crore out of its Rs 421-crore profit with the farmers of the raw product.

Dec 29, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Dehradun: 2 dead, 3 injured dead after bridge collapses in Garhi Cantonment

Dehradun: 2 dead, 3 injured dead after bridge collapses in Garhi Cantonment

Two persons died and three were injured after a bridge collapsed in Garhi Cantonment in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district on Friday morning.

Dec 28, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Good year for Kedarnath, the shrine not the movie

Uttarakhand: Good year for Kedarnath, the shrine not the movie

After the floods, the number of pilgrims visiting the temple town dropped from three lakh to just 40,000 in 2014. This year, it is a record seven lakh. 

Dec 22, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
7 killed, several injured in Uttarakhand road accident

7 killed, several injured in Uttarakhand road accident

In the accident, five other labourers were also critically injured. 

Dec 21, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
Former Uttarakhand Ayurved University Registrar Mrityunjay Mishra arrested on graft charges

Former Uttarakhand Ayurved University Registrar Mrityunjay Mishra arrested on graft charges

Mrityunjay Mishra has been arrested on charges of corruption.

Dec 03, 2018, 18:16 PM IST