Uttarakhand: News

31 Mar 2024

Asom Gana Parishad

'Marry again before polls, or else...': Himanta's advice to MP 

In a jab at Muslim MP Badruddin Ajmal, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said if the former wishes to marry a "second or third wife," he should do so before the Lok Sabha elections.

Murder in Uttarakhand gurdwara: FIR against ex-IAS officer, 4 others

Five people, including a retired IAS officer, have been booked in connection with the murder of a gurdwara chief in Uttarakhand.

28 Mar 2024

Murder

Uttarakhand: Nanakmatta Gurudwara chief shot dead by unidentified assailants

The head of religious services at Uttarakhand's Nanakmatta Gurdwara, Baba Tarsem Singh, was reportedly shot dead by two unidentified people on Thursday morning.

19 Mar 2024

India

Uttarakhand: Traders' union booked after forced deregistration of Muslim shopkeepers

The police in Uttarakhand on Tuesday booked members of the traders' union in Dharchula town of Pithoragarh after they deregistered 91 shopkeepers, most of whom were Muslims.

13 Mar 2024

Droupadi Murmu

President Murmu signs Uttarakhand's UCC Bill into law 

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday gave assent to Uttarakhand's bill on the Uniform Civil Code.

29 Feb 2024

Delhi

Silkyara Tunnel rescue hero announces hunger strike after house demolition

Wakeel Hassan—one of the rat-hole miners who helped rescue 41 trapped workers in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel last November—is now homeless.

23 Feb 2024

India

Haldwani violence: Uttarakhand Police probes NGO 'funding' unrest

The Uttarakhand Police said that it has identified a non-governmental organization (NGO) that allegedly collected funds to provoke violence in Haldwani's Banbhoolpura area earlier this month.

10 Feb 2024

National Security Act

Haldwani violence: Uttarakhand Police books over 5,000 people, curfew continues

The Uttarakhand Police has registered a first information report (FIR) against over 5,000 persons, including 19 named individuals, for the violence in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, which killed six people and injured over 100 others.

4 dead in Uttarakhand violence; curfew imposed, schools shut 

At least four people died and 250 others were injured as violence erupted in Uttarakhand's Haldwani city over the demolition of an "illegally built" madrasa and mosque.

07 Feb 2024

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uniform Civil Code Bill passed in Uttarakhand Assembly

The Uttarakhand Assembly on Wednesday passed the Uniform Civil Code Uttarakhand 2024 Bill, a day after it was tabled by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.

07 Feb 2024

West Bengal

Delhi cook arrested for raping Darjeeling woman for 7 days

A 28-year-old man was arrested in Delhi for allegedly raping, torturing, and sodomizing a woman, for a week.

06 Feb 2024

Uniform Civil Code

UCC Bill tabled in Uttarakhand Assembly

The draft bill on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) was tabled during a specially-convened Uttarakhand Assembly session on Tuesday.

05 Feb 2024

Kashmir Valley

Avalanche warning in J&K; rain likely in Delhi 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Delhi and its neighboring states and union territories will receive light rainfall on Monday.

29 Jan 2024

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand to pass UCC bill in February: CM Dhami

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said a five-member expert committee—formed to prepare a draft for a Uniform Civil Code (UCC)—will submit the document on Friday.

25 Jan 2024

Ladakh

National Tourism Day: Top 5 must-visit places in India

National Tourism Day is observed annually on January 25 promoting public awareness of the significance of tourism to the nation's economy.

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.

16 Jan 2024

Kashmir Valley

Kashmir's snowless winter raises environmental, livelihood concerns

The Kashmir Valley is facing an unusual snowless winter, with little to no snowfall in popular tourist spots like Gulmarg, Sonmarg, and Srinagar.

14 Jan 2024

Delhi

Delhi: Dense fog returns, zero visibility affects flight, train operations 

Dense fog returned to several places in North India, including the national capital, Delhi, on Sunday, causing zero visibility.

01 Jan 2024

Delhi

Dense fog covers North India, IMD forecasts severe cold wave

Delhi and parts of North India, including Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, continued to witness dense fog and chilly weather on Monday, the first day of the year 2024.

31 Dec 2023

Bhagwant Mann

Why Defence Ministry rejected Punjab, Bengal tableaus for R-day

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has rejected the Punjab and West Bengal governments' tableau proposals for the 2024 Republic Day parade, The Indian Express reported.

30 Dec 2023

Delhi

Dense fog continues to disrupt trains, flights in North India

Foggy conditions continued to disrupt train and flight schedules across North India, including the national capital, Delhi, and states like Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

27 Dec 2023

Weddings

Wed in India: Five offbeat spots for destination weddings (North)

In a bid to revolutionize the wedding industry, PM Narendra Modi in his 'Mann ki Baat' has called for a transformative movement - "Wed in India."

10 Dec 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 8 including child burnt to death in car-truck collision

Eight people, including a child, were charred to death inside their car as it caught fire after reportedly colliding with a dumper (truck) in the Bhojipura Police Station area of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night.

30 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel survivors normal, to be sent home soon: Doctors

The 41 workers recently rescued from a partially collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi are likely to be sent back home on Thursday.

29 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: Workers airlifted to AIIMS for checkup

After 17 days of relentless efforts, a joint rescue mission successfully saved 41 workers trapped in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel on Tuesday night.

29 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi: PM Modi lauds rescued tunnel worker Gabbar Singh Negi

The 17-day-long operation to rescue 41 workers trapped inside Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel came to a successful end on Tuesday.

29 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Arnold Dix: Farmer, lawyer and man behind Uttarkashi tunnel rescue

The 17-day-long operation to rescue 41 workers trapped inside Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel came to a successful end late on Tuesday.

29 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Workers rescued from collapsed Uttarkashi tunnel recall ordeal

When the debris fell, they knew they were stuck, said Vishwajeet Kumar Verma, one of the 41 workers rescued on Tuesday from the partially collapsed Uttarkashi tunnel in Uttarakhand after 16 days.

28 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: All 41 trapped workers successfully pulled out

After 17 days of excruciating rescue operations, all 41 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi were finally pulled out to safety.

28 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Everything to know about rat-hole mining 

Authorities in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, have resorted to the outlawed practice of rat-hole mining in their desperate attempt to save 41 workers trapped inside the collapsed Silkyara tunnel for 17 days.

28 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel: Debris cleared; workers to be pulled out soon

The efforts to rescue 41 workers trapped in the collapsed Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi reached a breakthrough as the rescue operation entered the 17th day on Tuesday.

27 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Let's not lay timelines for Uttarkashi rescue: NDMA official Hasnain 

As the tunnel rescue operation in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi entered the 16th day, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) member Lieutenant General (retired) Syed Ata Hasnain said the collapsed tunnel's geology was unpredictable.

27 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue enters 3rd week, vertical drilling makes progress

Rescue efforts for the 41 workers trapped in the Silkyara-Barkot tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi for over two weeks have ramped up, with six different plans being explored to save them.

26 Nov 2023

Indian Army

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Indian Army to undertake manual drilling task

The rescue work to save 41 workers trapped inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi suffered another setback after the auger machine got stuck while drilling on Saturday.

26 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: Manual drilling likely as machine hits snag

The rescue efforts to save 41 workers trapped in the Silkyara tunnel of Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi reportedly encountered another obstacle, as the auger machine got stuck while drilling through debris.

25 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Rescue halts again due to technical glitch

The challenging rescue mission to save 41 workers trapped in the collapsed Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi was reportedly halted on Friday night due to issues with the auger machine.

24 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi: Workers meters away from evacuation, hurdle halts drilling

The operation to rescue 41 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, is facing challenges in its last leg as it entered the 13th day on Friday.

23 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel operation in last stage, rescue soon

The rescue mission to save 41 workers trapped in a partially collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi for 12 days is reportedly in its final stage.

22 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue may take 2-15 days: Centre

The rescue operation to evacuate 41 workers trapped for 10 days in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi may take anywhere between two to 15 days, Union Road Transport and Highways Secretary Anurag Jain said.

21 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: Vertical drilling machine arrives; 1st visuals emerge

A vertical drilling machine on Tuesday reportedly reached the collapsed tunnel—where 41 workers are trapped in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi—from the top.

20 Nov 2023

Narendra Modi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue to save 41 workers enters day 9

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami to take stock of the ongoing operation to rescue 41 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel.

19 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Rescue operation resumes on Day 8

Efforts to free 41 workers trapped in the collapsed Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi resumed on Sunday, with rescue teams inserting a six-inch-diameter pipe inside the rubble.

19 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi: Rescuers working on 5 plans to save trapped workers

A team of officials from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and experts have decided to work simultaneously on five plans to rescue the 41 trapped workers inside a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi.

18 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: New map reveals fault in construction

While 41 laborers remain trapped inside a collapsed tunnel in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, a map has reportedly surfaced, revealing a potential major oversight by the construction company.

18 Nov 2023

Indian Air Force

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Rescue operation halted after second machine malfunctions

Drilling work to rescue 41 laborers trapped in Uttarakhand has been stopped completely, authorities said on Saturday.

17 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Machine flown in from Indore to expedite Uttarkashi tunnel rescue

As the operation to rescue 40 workers from a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi continued, authorities said they were bringing in a second machine for the mission on Saturday.