Kedarnath: News

24 May 2024

Char Dham Yatra

Video: Helicopter carrying 6 pilgrims makes emergency landing near Kedarnath

A helicopter carrying six pilgrims and a pilot had to make an unexpected landing due to a technical issue near Kedarnath's helipad early Friday morning.

17 May 2024

Char Dham Yatra

New restrictions on Char Dham pilgrims amid rush, 11 deaths

The number of pilgrims participating in the Char Dham Yatra nearly doubled this year, with over 1,55,000 pilgrims journeying to Kedarnath, over 70,000 to Yamunotri, and over 63,000 to Gangotri.

17 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Lalla's idol to be taken to Ram Mandir today

The idol of Lord Ram Lalla will be brought inside the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on Wednesday.

29 Nov 2023

Narendra Modi

Exemplary bravery: PM Modi lauds Uttarkashi workers for their patience

Minutes after the 41 workers were rescued from the collapsed Uttarkashi tunnel in Uttarakhand on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with them and lauded their bravery and perseverance during their 17-day ordeal.

12 Aug 2023


Uttarakhand: 5 Kedarnath pilgrims dead after landslide debris hit car

At least five pilgrims, on their way to Kedarnath, have reportedly lost their lives after the vehicle they were traveling in was crushed under debris from a landslide in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

17 Jul 2023


Kedarnath Temple bans photography, videography; violaters to face legal action

Devotees have been prohibited from capturing photographs and recording videos within the premises of Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district.

23 Jun 2023


On camera: Miscreants forcefully make horse smoke weed in Uttarakhand

In a disturbing incident, two horse operators allegedly forced the animal to smoke cannabis on the route to Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand.

02 May 2023


Police to investigate QR code boards seeking donations outside Kedarnath-Badrinath

The Uttarakhand Police on Monday registered cases against unidentified accused for installing boards with QR codes and seeking donations outside the gates of Kedarnath and Badrinath temples, reported PTI.

25 Apr 2023

Char Dham Yatra

Portals of Kedarnath Dham open to devotees today

The holy doors of Kedarnath Dham which is dedicated to Lord Shiva have been opened for devotees today at 6:30 am with a special puja.

21 Jan 2023

Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput's birth anniversary: Revisiting late actor's best performances

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput would have turned 37 today.

18 Oct 2022


Uttarakhand: Helicopter crashes near Kedarnath, 7 dead including pilot

A helicopter carrying pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning, leaving seven people dead, including two pilots, said reports.

26 Jun 2022


Karnataka: Man throws birthday party for dog with 4,000 guests

A man from Karnataka is being praised online for his selfless love for his dog, Krish.

06 Jun 2022


Top 5 tourist places in Binsar, Uttarakhand

Located in Uttarakhand, Binsar is a beautiful hill station that is an ideal place to spend a peaceful and relaxing vacation amidst the clear blue skies and the stunning green landscape.

16 May 2022


Char Dham Yatra: Health screening amid pilgrim deaths; details here

Following the death of 39 pilgrims since the Char Dham Yatra commenced on May 3, the Uttarakhand government has started health screening of devotees at specific points on travel routes as well as at the entry and registration sites.

06 May 2022


Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

After a gap of over two years—courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic—the doors (kapat) of the holy temple of Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand finally opened for devotees on Friday.

03 May 2022


Char Dham Yatra 2022: COVID-19 testing, opening dates and more

Popularly known as the Land of Gods, Uttarakhand houses several ancient temples and sacred pilgrimages which attract millions of spiritual seekers from across the world.

23 Apr 2022


Top 5 places to visit near Chopta, Uttarakhand

Often referred to as the "Mini-Switzerland of India", Chopta in Uttarakhand is a haven for tourists.

Gangaur Teej 2022: History, rituals, and more

Also known as Gauri Tritiya, Gangaur Teej is celebrated every year with pomp and gaiety in Indian states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

30 Mar 2022


Top tourist destinations in Gauri Kund (and the various legends)

Gauri Kund serves as the base camp for the trek to Kedarnath Temple, in Uttarakhand, and is also a Hindu pilgrimage site.

06 May 2022


Kedarnath opens its doors to Shiva bhakts once again: Details

Located in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, the holy town of Kedarnath is a place every Hindu dreams of visiting at least once in his/her lifetime.

05 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi arrives in Kedarnath, inaugurates Adi Shankaracharya statue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in the temple town of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand.

31 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

Why are Uttarakhand priests protesting against Modi's Kedarnath visit?

Priests in Uttarakhand have threatened to stage a protest if they cannot meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his upcoming visit to Kedarnath.

09 Jun 2021

Sara Ali Khan

Did Sushant-Sara take drugs on 'Kedarnath' sets? Nitish Bharadwaj answers

Following Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the Narcotics Control Bureau started investigating the drug angle in the case.

17 May 2021


Portals of Kedarnath open; first puja held on PM's behalf

The portals of Kedarnath opened on Monday after a six-month winter break with the first puja being held by priests on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said.

07 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput

As 'Kedarnath' turns two, director Abhishek Kapoor remembers Sushant

As Kedarnath clocked two years of release today, its director Abhishek Kapoor shared his memories with the film's star and late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

20 Jun 2020


'Kedarnath' director Abhishek Kapoor said Sushant was "kind of lost"

The director of films like Kai Po Che and Kedarnath, which starred the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has opened up about his tragic demise.

31 May 2020


In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

Sara Ali Khan has always been pretty candid about her incredible weight loss journey.

07 Dec 2019


Sara Ali clocks one year in Bollywood, shares touching post

One of tinsel town's favorite new kids on the block, Sara Ali Khan has completed one year in Bollywood. Yes, on this very day, her debut film Kedarnath had hit the theaters.

21 Aug 2019


Sara, mother Amrita Singh twinning in ethnic ensembles

Ace designer pair Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, who are celebrating their 33rd work anniversary, shared somewhat of a throwback photo of Kedarnath actress Sara Ali Khan and her mother Amrita Singh.

20 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Cave where Modi meditated can be rented for Rs. 990/day

After high-octane campaigning for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose a trip to Uttarakhand to unwind himself.

19 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

All of us have seen how devotees go to Kedarnath. Holding sticks in their hands they await their turns to pray at the holy shrine of Lord Shiva.

11 May 2019


Move on Sara, Sushant Singh Rajput is dating again

Sushant Singh Rajput, who made his debut with sports film Kai Po Che!, is slowly and steadily rising up the ladder of success in Bollywood.

04 May 2019

Sara Ali Khan

Sara wins 'Rising Star Award' for her swelling Instagram follower-base

Sara Ali Khan, who made her smashing Bollywood debut with Kedarnath last year, has won the 'Rising Star Award' from Facebook India, for her growing fan base on Instagram.

22 Feb 2019


Sara reveals the real reason for leaving mommy Amrita's house

Sara Ali Khan, who has been one of the most sought after newcomers, grabbed the headlines after she apparently left her mother Amrita Singh's house.

25 Dec 2018

Sara Ali Khan

Sara Ali Khan talks about her biggest Christmas gift(s)

It's Christmas and we all have our wish list ready for Santa Claus (we all believe in him secretly).

18 Dec 2018

Sara Ali Khan

Sara Ali Khan clears the air about doing 'Baaghi 3'

Post the success of her debut movie Kedarnath, newcomer Sara Ali Khan has become the new favorite of Bollywood directors.

18 Dec 2018

Sara Ali Khan

#Kedarnath: Sushant is overwhelmed by success, says it's an encouragement

Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath gave us Mansoor, the charming Muslim pithoo whose smile had the potential of lighting up gloomy days.

16 Dec 2018


#Kedarnath: Saif Ali Khan opens up on daughter Sara's success

Saif Ali Khan is a happy father these days since his daughter Sara has made a successful debut in Bollywood with Kedarnath.

14 Dec 2018

Sara Ali Khan

#Kedarnath: Not box office collections, this is Sara's biggest achievement

Sara Ali Khan's Bollywood debut Kedarnath has been a great success at the box office.

10 Dec 2018


Sara on 'Kedarnath' success: My parents are proud and overwhelmed

Sara Ali Khan has successfully made her debut in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath.

10 Dec 2018


'Kedarnath' box-office collection: Sara's debut gains momentum on second day

This Friday marked a new beginning for Sara Ali Khan who made her debut with Kedarnath opposite Sushant Singh Rajput.

09 Dec 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

'Kedarnath', the charm of Sushant and the emotions he awakens

At the end of Sweetheart song in Kedarnath, Mansoor Khan played by Sushant Singh Rajput hugs his friend, who doesn't quite understand the gesture.

08 Dec 2018


#Kedarnath: Sara speaks about the 'intense' limelight hogging kiss

Kedarnath is out in theaters now and the chemistry between Sara Ali Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput is winning hearts.

07 Dec 2018


#Kedarnath: Father Saif 'unwilling' to watch Sara's movie, here's why

After creating a lot of buzz, Sara Ali Khan has finally made her debut in Bollywood with Kedarnath.

07 Dec 2018


#Kedarnath: Sara Alia Khan's debut movie banned in Uttarakhand

Sara Ali Khan's Bollywood debut Kedarnath has become controversy's favorite child lately. The movie has been witnessing protest over its release in various places for allegedly promoting 'love-jihad'.

07 Dec 2018

Saif Ali Khan

#Kedarnath: Sara Ali Khan says she didn't deserve the movie

Sara Ali Khan is all set to make her big Bollywood debut with Kedarnath opposite Sushant Singh Rajput.

06 Dec 2018


Uttarakhand government sets up panel to examine objections about 'Kedarnath'

The Uttarakhand government has constituted a panel headed by Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj to look into objections being raised about upcoming film Kedarnath, a love story set against the backdrop of the 2013 deluge, an official release said.

29 Nov 2018


Soha Ali Khan believes Sara will make a big impact

Bollywood actor Soha Ali Khan says she is excited for her niece Sara Ali Khan's acting debut in Bollywood and is hopeful that she will make a big impact with her work.

12 Nov 2018

Sara Ali Khan

#KedarnathTrailer: In love and religion's tale, Sara matches Sushant's spark

After creating a lot of buzz, the trailer of 'Kedarnath' is out and we are totally digging it.

11 Nov 2018


BJP leader alleges film 'Kedarnath' promoting love jihad, demands ban

A senior BJP leader yesterday demanded a ban on 'Kedarnath', an upcoming film set against the backdrop of a catastrophic deluge that hit the Himalayan shrine in 2013, alleging that it hurts the sentiments of Hindus and promotes love jihad.

07 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi visits Kedarnath; will spend Diwali with jawans

Like every other year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spend this Diwali with Indian Army jawans.

06 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Diwali: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath tomorrow on the occasion of Diwali to offer prayers at the Himalayan shrine and review Kedarpuri reconstruction projects.

04 Nov 2018

Sara Ali Khan

Sara Ali Khan's 'Kedarnath' to face protests for promoting 'love-jihad'?

Just days after the release of its much-loved teaser, Sara Ali Khan's debut movie 'Kedarnath' has been hit by controversy once again.

30 Oct 2018

Saif Ali Khan

#KedarnathTeaser: Amrita gives best advice to Sara before her debut

The recently released teaser of Sara Ali Khan's debut movie 'Kedarnath' has, by and large, been well received by the audience.

30 Oct 2018


#KedarnathTeaser: Sara-Sushant stuns with their invincible love story

After creating a lot of buzz, Abhishek Kapoor has finally launched the teaser of his much talked-about movie 'Kedarnath'.

30 Oct 2018


Sara Ali Khan not to make her debut with 'Simmba'

Sara Ali Khan's Bollywood debut has been a major topic of discussion in the industry.

19 Jul 2018


Janhvi Kapoor breaks silence on competition with Sara Ali Khan

It seems to be the year of the newcomers in Bollywood and debutante Janhvi Kapoor says she is excited as an audience to see fresh faces but it is unfortunate that she and Sara Ali Khan have been pitted against each other.

26 May 2018

Sara Ali Khan

Abhishek Kapoor takes legal action against Sara for signing 'Simmba'

In what has come as a rude shock to Sara Ali Khan, the director of her debut film 'Kedarnath' has taken legal action against her.

21 May 2018

Karan Johar

Saif keeping track of controversy around daughter Sara's debut film

Sara Ali Khan's debut film 'Kedarnath' has been through multiple ups and downs, making father Saif Ali Khan anxious.

09 May 2018


Confirmed! Sara Ali Khan will make her debut with 'Kedarnath'

Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starrer 'Kedarnath', after hitting multiple roadblocks, is now scheduled to hit the screens on a new date - November 30, 2018.

29 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Kedarnath shrine opens for devotees after six-month winter break

Thousands of devotees braved early morning chill to flock to Kedarnath as portals of the Himalayan shrine were thrown open today after the six-month winter break.

28 Apr 2018

Sara Ali Khan

'Kedarnath' in fresh trouble: Three producers claim rights over film

Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starrer 'Kedarnath' has found itself in troubled waters once again.

03 Apr 2018


Mi-17 IAF chopper crashes in Uttarakhand, no casualty

Six people on board were injured when a Mi-17 chopper of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, while landing this morning.

24 Feb 2018

Sara Ali Khan

Sushant, Sara 'back to the grind' as 'Kedarnath' shoot resumes

After hogging the limelight for all the wrong reasons in the past week, 'Kedarnath' is back on track. Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan, along with director Abhishek Kapoor, have kick-started the second schedule of the film.

13 Feb 2018


Sara Ali Khan's debut film 'Kedarnath' put on hold

The much-talked about debut project of Sara Ali Khan titled 'Kedarnath', starring Sushant Singh Rajput as the male lead, has once again found itself in troubled waters.

06 Dec 2017


Kedarnath: Sushant & Sara's set to cost Rs. 7crore?

Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan's film 'Kedarnath' has grabbed the headlines once more and the reason is indeed surprising.

20 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Will redevelop Kedarnath into ideal "tirth kshetra": Modi

After spending Diwali with army and BSF jawans at J&K's Guarez sector, PM Narendra Modi flew to Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Temple before it closes ahead of the winter.

23 Jun 2017


Widow remarriage: Widows of Kedarnath priests shackled by 'traditions'

Four years ago, 54 men from Deoli-Bhangiram, a village in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, died in the 2013 Kedarnath floods.