Joshimath: News

20 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Ramban landslide damages 13 houses; geologists called 

Authorities have sought help from the Geological Survey of India to study the massive landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban on Monday that left as many as 13 families homeless.

03 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Joshimath-like crisis hits J&K's Doda as several houses develop cracks

A total of 20 families were moved to safety after the Nayi Basti area in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district started sinking, resulting in dozens of houses developing cracks and becoming unsafe.

29 Jan 2023


Joshimath crisis: Official survey claims no new cracks; locals disagree

An official survey found no new property damage in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, since January 20, PTI reported citing the Chamoli district administration officials.

24 Jan 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Why Dhirendra Shastri,'miraculous' head of MP's Bageshwar Dham, is trending

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, a 26-year-old self-styled godman and head of Bageshwar Dham in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district who claims to have psychic powers, has recently made the headlines as a polarizing figure.

22 Jan 2023


Uttarakhand: 3.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Pithoragarh

During the wee hours of Sunday, Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh was rocked by a 3.8 magnitude earthquake.

20 Jan 2023


'Sinking' Joshimath receives season's first snowfall, triggers fresh woes

Residents of Joshimath, the Uttarakhand town that's sinking slowly due to land subsidence, received the season's first snowfall on Friday.

13 Jan 2023


ISRO images reveal Joshimath sank 5.4 cm in 12 days

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released satellite images of Joshimath, the town in Uttarakhand that's slowly sinking due to land subsidence.

12 Jan 2023

Indian Army

Joshimath: Army relocates troops as 25+ military installations develop cracks

The Indian Army relocated an undisclosed number of troops from the sinking Himalayan town of Joshimath in Uttarakhand after 25-28 military installations developed cracks, Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande, informed on Thursday.

11 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

After Joshimath, houses develop cracks in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh

Amid recent concerns regarding soil subsidence in Uttarakhand's Joshimath, sudden leaks and cracks have started appearing at a few houses in Aligarh's Kanwariganj area in Uttar Pradesh, setting off panic among locals.

Joshimath: Authorities to demolish 2 hotels, mark 200 houses unsafe

The Chamoli district administration in Uttarakhand is set to demolish two hotels in Joshimath amid the subsidence crisis in the Himalayan town, which forced hundreds out of their homes after it developed deep cracks.