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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

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.

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.

20 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

14 Apr 2022

Travel And Tourism

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.

07 Apr 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 popular tourist places in Almora

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

07 Apr 2022


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.

30 Mar 2022

Himachal Pradesh

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.

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.

28 Mar 2022

West Bengal

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

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

22 Mar 2022

Travel And Tourism

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

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

21 Mar 2022


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.

15 Mar 2022


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.

07 Mar 2022


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.

14 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh

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.

12 Feb 2022

Kapil Sibal

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.

10 Feb 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

5 places to experience the chill in February

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

06 Feb 2022


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.

26 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

12 Jan 2022


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.

05 Jan 2022

Mumbai Police

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.

24 Dec 2021

Travel And Tourism

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.

23 Dec 2021


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.

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.

23 Oct 2021

Indian Air Force

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.

19 Oct 2021


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.

19 Oct 2021


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.

11 Oct 2021

Harish Rawat

Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

In a major blow to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttarakhand, state minister Yashpal Arya and his MLA son Sanjeev Arya rejoined the rival Indian National Congress ahead of Assembly polls next year.

25 Sep 2021

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Rapid rise in population causing demographic changes: Uttarakhand Government

The Uttarakhand government has said the rapid rise in population is causing demographic changes in certain areas of Uttarakhand, resulting in the migration of several communities from those places besides posing a threat to communal peace.

22 Sep 2021


COVID-19: How states are ensuring people get their second doses

As economic activities have mostly resumed across the country, state governments are putting all efforts to ensure people get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

After 3 months, Uttarakhand HC allows Char Dham Yatra resumption

The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday lifted its stay on the Char Dham Yatra with some restrictions.

13 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi Police prevents delivery executive from killing himself

Timely intervention by the Delhi Police prevented a 42-year-old man from committing suicide by jumping off the Andrews Ganj flyover in Delhi, officials said on Monday.

12 Sep 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Arvind Kejriwal elected AAP National Convenor for third consecutive term

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Sunday re-elected the National Convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party for the third consecutive term.

31 Aug 2021


Uttarakhand: BJP Minister suggests 'app to divert rain'; gets mocked

Uttarakhand Minister Dhan Singh Rawat has grabbed attention after a video of him went viral on social media, where he was heard talking about a mobile application to "regulate excessive rainfall."

30 Aug 2021


Uttarakhand: Four killed as three houses collapse after heavy rains

Four people, including three children, were killed and several others went missing after three houses collapsed in a village following heavy rains in Dharchula sub-division in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, officials said.

28 Aug 2021


Uttarakhand: Efforts underway to develop Benital as 'astro-village'

The Chamoli district administration in Uttarakhand has stepped up efforts to develop Benital in Karnaprayag block as an astro-village, according to officials.

20 Aug 2021


Uttarkashi's Gartang Gali opens for tourists after 59 years

The historic Gartang Gali in Nelong valley of Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district that was witness to Indo-Tibetan border trade at one time has been opened for tourists after 59 years.