Articles about Uttarakhand

10,000 people stuck as Rishikesh-Yomunotri highway safety wall collapses

21 May 2022

India
10,000 people stuck as Rishikesh-Yomunotri highway safety wall collapses

Around 10,000 people are reportedly stuck at different places of Rishikesh-Yomunotri highway in Uttarakhand after a portion of security wall of the highway leading to the Yamunotri temple collapsed on Friday.

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

16 May 2022

India
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.

5 hot water springs in India promising a mystical trip

13 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 hot water springs in India promising a mystical trip

A hot spring is naturally occurring groundwater that gets heated by geothermal forces and emerges from the earth's surface.

5 places to visit in Pithoragarh

11 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 places to visit in Pithoragarh

Bordering Nepal, Pithoragarh is located at an elevation of 1,645 meters. The town was a major center of power during the regime of the Chand Kings in Kumaon, Uttarakhand.

5 popular places to visit in Ranikhet

06 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular places to visit in Ranikhet

Ranikhet in Uttarakhand literally translates to "Queen's Meadow." While this place is known for its natural beauty, tourists from Delhi and Chandigarh flock here every year across seasons.

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

03 May 2022

Lifestyle
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.

5 most stunning valleys in India

29 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 most stunning valleys in India

India is home to magnificent mountains, long coastlines, serene rivers, and dense forests.

Uttarakhand: 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' near Roorkee not allowed; Section 144 imposed

27 Apr 2022

India
Uttarakhand: 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' near Roorkee not allowed; Section 144 imposed

A religious gathering called the Hindu Mahapanchayat in Dada Jabalpur village, Roorkee district, was prohibited by the Uttarakhand police on Wednesday.

Hate speech: Supreme Court pulls up Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh governments

26 Apr 2022

India
Hate speech: Supreme Court pulls up Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh governments

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the BJP-led Uttarakhand government to ensure Roorkee's upcoming "Dharam Sansad" doesn't turn into a "hate fest" targeting Muslims.

Top 5 places to visit near Chopta, Uttarakhand

23 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
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.

Top 5 wedding destinations in north India

20 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 wedding destinations in north India

If you believe in, "Hum ek baar jeete hai, ek baar marte hai, shaadi bhi ek baar hoti hai ... aur pyar ek baar hi hota hai" from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, weddings would mean a lot to you.

Top 5 tourist places in Lansdowne

14 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 tourist places in Lansdowne

When you feel like you need a little digital detox from your tiring urban life, hit the road and travel to a place close to nature.

5 popular tourist places in Almora

07 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular tourist places in Almora

Nestled in the higher Himalayan peaks, Almora enjoys year-round pleasant weather.

5 popular things to do in Mussoorie

07 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular things to do in Mussoorie

One of the most explored hill stations in Uttarakhand and in India, Mussoorie is known to all for its beautiful scenery and pleasant weather.

Top 5 summer treks in India for the bold traveler

30 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 summer treks in India for the bold traveler

Trekkers get your backpacks ready, dust off your trekking boots, get your sunglasses checked, and get to packing! It's time we plan where to go next.

Kedarnath opens its doors to Shiva bhakts once again: Details

06 May 2022

Lifestyle
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.

Top 5 jungle safaris in India for an exhilarating experience

28 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 jungle safaris in India for an exhilarating experience

If you are a wildlife and adventure lover, then jungle safari is a must-do for you.

Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM for second term

23 Mar 2022

Politics
Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM for second term

Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at the Parade Ground in Dehradun.

5 offbeat tourist destinations in Uttarakhand

22 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations in Uttarakhand

Located in northern India, Uttarakhand is a beautiful scenic destination that is ideal to spend a peaceful vacation with your loved ones.

Pushkar Singh Dhami named Uttarakhand CM for second term

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Pushkar Singh Dhami named Uttarakhand CM for second term

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pushkar Singh Dhami will serve as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, the party has decided.

Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

The newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs took the oath of office on Monday at a ceremony held at the Uttarakhand Assembly in Dehradun.

Suspense continues over names of next Uttarakhand, Goa chief ministers

15 Mar 2022

Politics
Suspense continues over names of next Uttarakhand, Goa chief ministers

After the conclusion of assembly elections in five states, suspense over who will be the chief minister in Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur remains.

Goa CM to meet Modi in Delhi after exit polls

08 Mar 2022

Politics
Goa CM to meet Modi in Delhi after exit polls

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is in Delhi on Tuesday to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the state assembly election results.

Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

07 Mar 2022

India
Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

The Assembly elections in five states—Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur—concluded on Monday and the results will be declared on March 10.

Voting underway for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Goa today

14 Feb 2022

India
Voting underway for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Goa today

Voting to elect the representatives of state assemblies in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Goa began on Monday morning.

Uttarakhand CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if re-elected

12 Feb 2022

Politics
Uttarakhand CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if re-elected

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday promised to implement a Uniform Civil Code in the state if his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retains power in the upcoming elections.

5 places to experience the chill in February

10 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
5 places to experience the chill in February

Chionophile is what they call a person who thrives in cold weather.

EC continues ban on rallies, eases restrictions for public meetings

06 Feb 2022

India
EC continues ban on rallies, eases restrictions for public meetings

The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said that the ban on physical rallies in poll-bound states will continue. However, it eased restrictions for indoor and outdoor public meetings.

EC extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till February 11

31 Jan 2022

India
EC extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till February 11

The Election Commission of India on Monday extended the ban on physical rallies and roadshows till February 11 for the upcoming Assembly elections in five states.

In PM Modi's R-Day attire, a message for poll-bound states

26 Jan 2022

India
In PM Modi's R-Day attire, a message for poll-bound states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sported a traditional cap from Uttarakhand at the 73rd Republic Day celebrations in the heart of New Delhi.

Dharma Sansad: Uttarakhand gets SC notice after plea seeks probe

12 Jan 2022

India
Dharma Sansad: Uttarakhand gets SC notice after plea seeks probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government over alleged hate speech at a Dharma Sansad event in Haridwar in December.

Bulli Bai case: 18-year-old main accused arrested from Uttarakhand

05 Jan 2022

India
Bulli Bai case: 18-year-old main accused arrested from Uttarakhand

The Mumbai Police on Tuesday detained a woman from Uttarakhand, who is reportedly the main accused in the 'Bulli Bai' case.

5 things to do in Nainital

24 Dec 2021

Lifestyle
5 things to do in Nainital

Located in the Kumaon region, Nainital is one of the most frequently visited places in Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by seven more lakes which are themselves popular tourist attractions.

Haridwar Police awaits complaint after calls for Muslim genocide

23 Dec 2021

India
Haridwar Police awaits complaint after calls for Muslim genocide

Controversial remarks on Muslim genocide at a three-day summit in Haridwar, Uttarakhand have sparked communal tensions.

Supreme Court allows widening of Char Dham roads citing security

14 Dec 2021

India
Supreme Court allows widening of Char Dham roads citing security

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the central government to go ahead with the Char Dham Highway project.

PM Modi arrives in Kedarnath, inaugurates Adi Shankaracharya statue

05 Nov 2021

India
PM Modi arrives in Kedarnath, inaugurates Adi Shankaracharya statue

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

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

31 Oct 2021

India
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.

12 trekkers dead in Uttarakhand; Air Force continues rescue operation

23 Oct 2021

India
12 trekkers dead in Uttarakhand; Air Force continues rescue operation

At least 12 people from two groups have died and several others are missing since they lost their way while trekking in Uttarakhand earlier this month due to extreme weather and heavy snowfall.

What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?

19 Oct 2021

India
What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?

Several parts of India continue to receive heavy rainfall even though it has been weeks since the end of the monsoon season.

Red alert sounded as rains batter Uttarakhand; 17 dead

19 Oct 2021

India
Red alert sounded as rains batter Uttarakhand; 17 dead

The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand has been battered by non-stop heavy rains since Sunday night.

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