Dehradun: News

09 May 2024


Why Uttarakhand forests are on fire this season

The forest fires that began in Uttarakhand in mid-April are still blazing.

25 Oct 2023

Harish Rawat

Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat injured in road accident

Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat reportedly suffered a chest injury after his car hit a divider in Bazpur.

13 Oct 2023


Dehradun: 12-year-old boy sodomizes 7-year-old after showing him porn

A 12-year-old boy from Uttarakhand's Dehradun reportedly sodomized a seven-year-old boy after showing him pornographic videos on his mobile phone.

17 Aug 2023


Uttarakhand: Landslide destroys 15 houses in Dehradun, relief work underway

As Uttarakhand continues to feel the wrath of the ongoing monsoon, nearly 15 houses and seven cowsheds were reportedly destroyed in a landslide on Wednesday in Vikasnagar's Langha Jakhan village in Dehradun.

15 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Monsoon fury: Landslides kill 50+ in Himachal, 3 in Uttarakhand

Heavy rains wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh, causing landslides and destroying homes, killing over 50 people.

14 Aug 2023


Uttarakhand: College building collapses, washes away amid heavy rainfall

As heavy downpours continue to batter many parts of Uttarakhand, a building of the Dehradun Defence College in the Maldevta village of Dehradun reportedly collapsed on Monday morning.

28 Jul 2023


#NewsBytesExclusive: Three-time national winner sells food to fund upcoming championship

Several athletes have made India proud internationally. However, what one doesn't know is how life isn't a cakewalk for most of them with the kind of struggles they experience.

25 May 2023

Vande Bharat Express

Uttarakhand's 1st Vande Bharat to launch today. Check route, fare

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Delhi (Anand Vihar)-Dehradun Vande Bharat Express via video conferencing at 11:00am on Thursday.

05 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Dehradun: Students reportedly fined for not attending 'Mann Ki Baat'

A school in Dehradun allegedly asked its students to either submit a Rs. 100 fine or a medical certificate if they failed to attend the school to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat program.

12 Apr 2023

Munawar Faruqui

Comedian Yash Rathi booked for 'objectionable' joke on Lord Ram

The police have booked stand-up comedian and blogger Yash Rathi for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Lord Ram during an event in Dehradun on Saturday.

03 Sep 2022


Uttarakhand: 'Upper caste' in-laws murder Dalit man days after wedding

Days after marrying an 'upper caste' woman against her family's wish, a Dalit man was bludgeoned to death allegedly by his in-laws in Almora district of Uttarakhand on Thursday.

20 Jun 2022


Dehradun: 15-year-old arrested for raping 24-year-old five-star hotel staffer

A 24-year-old housekeeping staff of a five-star hotel in the Uttarakhand capital of Dehradun was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy, the police said on Sunday.

06 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh

HIV+ woman arrested for raping minor nephew due to 'jealousy'

A 23-year-old HIV+ woman was arrested in Uttarakhand's Dehradun for allegedly sexually assaulting her 15-year-old nephew in order to infect him with the virus.

17 Jul 2021


Water in most areas of Dehradun not drinkable: NGO report

The water at most places in Dehradun is not drinkable as the levels of absorbed chlorine, hardness, and coliform are much higher than the norms, a city-based NGO claimed in its latest report on Friday.

08 Apr 2021


Uttarakhand: COVID-19 infiltrates leading educational institutions

The second wave of coronavirus is fast spreading to leading educational institutions in Uttarakhand with 56 cases detected at the Central Academy for State Forest Service (CASFS), The Doon School, and IIT-Roorkee.

30 Dec 2020


Interfaith couple booked for religious conversion in violation of law

An interfaith couple and two others have been booked in Dehradun for not following proper procedure laid down under the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act for converting to a different religion for the purpose of marriage.

16 Dec 2020

Mumbai Police

'Savdhaan India' actor arrested for conning senior citizens

Television actor Firoz Jafari has been arrested for allegedly conning several elderly people in multiple locations like Nagpur, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Punjab.

05 Apr 2020


Auli: A guide to the skiing destination of India

Engulfed with apple orchards, oak, deodars, and abundant flora and fauna, Auli is a divine getaway spot for everyone.

01 Mar 2020


Top treks in North India that anyone can take

Have you been feeling lost and tired lately?

24 Feb 2020


Top things to do on a road trip to Dehradun/Mussoorie

Road trips are super fun!

17 Feb 2020


Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

12 Jul 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L

Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who was recently seen in a controversial viral video of him dancing with guns and mouthing expletives, has been suspended from the party indefinitely.

21 Jun 2019

Times of India

Dehradun shocker: 11-year-old rapes 3-year-old girl. Is humanity dead?

In a discomforting incident which shows something is seriously wrong with humanity, a three-year-old was raped in Dehradun.

20 Jun 2019


11 under-privileged students from Dehradun crack JEE exam

As per reports, 11 students out of 30 of a Dehradun-based coaching institute, being run by RailTel, have cracked the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced this year.

12 Jun 2019


This village boy cracked GATE while working at 'pakora' shop

Clearing the national-level Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering and science, is not an easy task, especially without coaching.

18 Feb 2019


Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

Just as the country was reeling from the loss of 40 CRPF soldiers, another braveheart lost his life on Saturday, February 16.

16 Feb 2019

Indian Army

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Army as Officer after Class-12?

The Indian Army is one of the largest and best armies in the world. Many youngsters dream of joining the prestigious Army to serve their nation with pride.

14 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi stranded at Dehradun airport for hours due to rainfall

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was stranded at Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport on Thursday for nearly four hours due to heavy rainfall, claimed reports.

03 Feb 2019


Uttarakhand: Drunk doctor mistakes police station for hotel; creates ruckus

On Saturday, a police station in Uttarakhand witnessed much drama after a drunk doctor walked into it, and threw a ruckus after mistaking it to be a hotel.

25 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.

24 Dec 2018

Times of India

Dehradun: Cop suspended for laughing at BJP-Congress fist fight

Ever got into trouble for laughing at inappropriate moments? Most of us have, as kids.

20 Dec 2018


BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

The BJP and Congress workers clashed over the Rafale deal issue at Congress Bhawan in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, yesterday.

15 Nov 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Dassault CEO's statement slap on Rahul Gandhi's face: Manoj Tiwari

Terming Dassault CEO Eric Trappier's recent statement on the Rafale deal as a "slap on the face of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi", Delhi BJP unit chief, Manoj Tiwari, said speaking a lie again and again doesn't turn it into truth.

05 Nov 2018

Virat Kohli

Anushka's birthday wish for hubby Virat is aww-dorable

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is celebrating his 30th birthday today. As expected, the star captain was inundated with wishes from his fans and friends across the world.

08 Oct 2018

Lajpat Nagar

Delhi: Woman steals car at gunpoint to impress her relatives

In a bizarre incident, a woman from Dehradun stole a car at gunpoint with the help of a male associate to allegedly impress her relatives in Jharkhand.

Dehradun gang-rape: HC talks about strict implementation of porn-sites ban

Uttarakhand High Court asked the Centre to strictly implement the ban on pornographic websites, taking cognizance of reports that a girl was gang-raped in a Dehradun school by her fellow students after they watched porn clips.

22 Sep 2018


Dehradun School gang-rape: Accused boys were 'instigated after watching porn'

The Dehradun Police on Friday said the four students accused of raping a 16-year-old girl from their school were 'instigated by watching porn' on their phones, IE reports.

18 Sep 2018


16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

A 16-year-old student was allegedly raped at her Dehradun boarding school last month, on August 14, by her four classmates, said the police on Monday.

18 Sep 2018


Dehradun: Class-10 girl raped by classmates, seniors at boarding school

A Class-10 girl was allegedly gang-raped by fellow students at a boarding school in Sahaspur in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district.

17 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Dehradun: 23 Pakistan citizens found with Voter IDs, Ration Cards

In a covert drive, the local intelligence unit (LIU) of Dehradun police found Indian voter IDs and ration cards from at least 23 Pakistan nationals on Friday, following which a probe was ordered.

21 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

PIB's YouTube channel unblocked right after Modi's Yoga Day program

The YouTube channel of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) is finally up and running again after being blocked for nearly week.

21 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

06 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Govt promoting entrepreneurs; small towns emerging as start-up centers: PM

PM Narendra Modi today said the government is taking several steps to promote young entrepreneurs in the country.

22 May 2018


Dehradun 11-year-old in hospital after thrashing by school principal

An 11-year-old boy, a student of Class 5 at Government Primary School in Dehradun's Old Dalanwala area (Uttarakhand), was hospitalized after his principal allegedly beat him up with an iron rod.

09 Apr 2018

Karan Johar

Shooting of 'Student of the Year 2' begins in Dehradun

The shooting of "Student of the Year 2" has begun in Dehradun. The director Punit Malhotra, along with the male lead Tiger Shroff, have started the principal photography of the film, which is a sequel to the 2012 film, directed by Karan Johar. Dharma Productions is backing the movie.

31 Mar 2018

West Bengal

Death sentence to taxi driver for killing tourist couple

A taxi driver has been sentenced to death and three co-accused to life imprisonment by a Dehradun court for killing a tourist couple from Delhi in 2014.

25 Mar 2018


Mohammed Shami injured in a road accident on Dehradun-Delhi journey

Mohammed Shami, who has been involved in a bitter public spat with wife Hasin Jahan, was injured in a road accident today.

26 Feb 2018

Trivendra Rawat

Uttarakhand BJP MLA Maganlal Shah passes away

Uttarakhand BJP leader and Tharali MLA Maganlal Shah passed away at a private hospital in Dehradun after a prolonged illness, confirmed his family members on Monday. He was 55 at the time of his death.

Police arrest "Dr. Horror" involved in kidney-rackets for two decades

Dehradun Police have arrested Dr. Amit Kumar - mastermind of an interstate kidney racket with international links run from the city's Gangotri Charitable Hospital - from Haryana's Panchkula.

23 Jun 2017


HC: No 'luxuries' for Uttarakhand officials till students get basics

An irritated HC rapped the Uttarakhand government today over the "sorry state of affairs" in the state's schools, where basic facilities like benches, fans and toilets are missing.

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.

19 Apr 2017


Jeweller's Swiss Bank details revealed, imprisoned for 2 years

The owner of a famous jewellery showroom in Dehradun was sentenced to a two-years stringent punishment for hiding his Swiss bank account from the Income-Tax (IT) Department.

24 Aug 2016


IT firm 'PC Technology' cons people through 'job scam'

Dehradun-based PC Technology Pvt. Ltd duped thousands of people through a 'job scam'.