08 Jan 2023Himalayas
Nainital, Uttarkashi also at risk of sinking like Joshimath: Experts
Experts have cautioned that the land sinking incidents in Joshimath, a hilly town in Uttarakhand, are not an isolated occurrence in the Himalayan area, per India Today
08 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
#NewsBytesExplainer: Joshimath land-sinking crisis that's keeping Uttarakhand government on tenterhooks
Landslides in Joshimath town of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district have kept the authorities on tenterhooks, with over 600 families contemplating relocation due to cracks in their houses, as well as many roads, caused by land subsidence.
08 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
Plea in SC seeks 'national disaster' status for Joshimath crisis
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court, requesting that the current land sinking occurrences in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, be declared a national disaster and that the afflicted families be compensated.
07 Jan 2023Pushkar Singh Dhami
Joshimath: Evacuation of 600 families begins, choppers put on standby
Uttarakhand government began the plan to evacuate nearly 600 families from danger zones in Joshimath town following the land sinking.
06 Jan 2023Pushkar Singh Dhami
Joshimath: Panic grips town, evacuation begins; CM Dhami to visit
After repeated protests by the residents of Joshimath against inaction over land subsidence, the Uttarakhand government began evacuating families from the town on Thursday.
05 Jan 2023Indian Railways
#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Haldwani railways land eviction issue that SC stayed
In Uttarakhand's Haldwani area, the eviction of over 4,000 families from houses allegedly built on Indian Railways' land without legal permission got the Supreme Court's stay on Thursday.
05 Jan 2023Travel And Tourism
Haldwani: 5 mesmerizing must-visit places
Haldwani in Uttrakhand is a well-connected city, easily accessible by rail, road, and air.
05 Jan 2023Pushkar Singh Dhami
Uttarakhand: Families flee Joshimath after 561 homes develop deep cracks
Several families have fled their homes in Uttarakhand's Joshimath town after their homes developed deep cracks suddenly, ANI reported.
05 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
50,000 people can't be uprooted overnight: SC halts Haldwani eviction
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Uttarakhand High Court's judgment that allowed the eviction of over 4,000 families from Indian Railways' land near Haldwani.
28 Dec 2022Travel And Tourism
5 top destinations in India for adventure sports
The geographical diversity of India offers a vast array of adventure sports.
04 Dec 2022Special Investigation Team
Uttarakhand: Ankita Bhandari murder accused likely to undergo narco test
In a significant development, the Uttarkhand Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) has decided to undergo a narco test of all accused in the murder case of 19-year-old Uttarakhand resort receptionist Ankita Bhandari, India Today reported.
10 Nov 2022Winter
5 stunning places in India to experience snow in November
With the approach of winter, it is time to pack your bags and head on to the mountains for a wonderful vacation.
30 Oct 2022Uniform Civil Code
#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Uniform Civil Code that is heating Gujarat politics
The Gujarat government has decided to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state ahead of assembly polls.
18 Oct 2022Kedarnath
Uttarakhand: Helicopter crashes near Kedarnath, 7 dead including pilot
A helicopter carrying pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning, leaving seven people dead, including two pilots, said reports.
05 Oct 2022Pushkar Singh Dhami
Uttarakhand: 25 dead after bus falls into gorge in Pauri
At least 25 people lost their lives in a tragic bus accident in the Pauri Garwhal district of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
04 Oct 2022Avalanche
Uttarakhand: 10 mountaineers killed in avalanche; 8 rescued, many missing
In an unfortunate incident, 28 mountaineers were trapped under an avalanche at the Draupadi Ka Danda-2 mountain peak in Uttarakhand on Tuesday, officials said.
03 Oct 2022India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Heavy rains to dampen festive spirit in Bengal, other states
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate to heavy rains over the South Bengal region during the next 72 hours, which is likely to dampen the Durga Puja festive mood in West Bengal.
27 Sep 2022Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Ankita Bhandari murder: Drugs, prostitution rampant at Pulkit Arya's resort
Prostitution and drug abuse were rampant at Uttarakhand's Vanantra Resort, where the late 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari was working as a receptionist, former employees alleged on Tuesday.
26 Sep 2022Pushkar Singh Dhami
Ankita Bhandari murder case: Killers will be hanged, assures police
Days after the alleged murder of Ankita Bhandari, a receptionist at a Uttarakhand resort, the police assured her family that the killers will be hanged.
25 Sep 2022Rishikesh
Uttarakhand: Ankita Bhandari drowned with blunt force injuries, reveals autopsy
The provisional autopsy report of Ankita Bhandari revealed that her death was caused by drowning, and she had blunt force trauma.
24 Sep 2022Rishikesh
Uttarakhand: Missing receptionist's body found; BJP leader's son arrested
The body of Ankita Bhandari (19)—a resort receptionist who went missing several days ago—was fished out from Rishikesh's Chilla canal on Saturday.
03 Sep 2022Dehradun
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.
21 Aug 2022Odisha
33 dead as heavy rains wreak havoc in several states
Several states have been devastated by torrential monsoon rains since Saturday killing at least 33 people.
12 Aug 2022Instagram
Case registered against 'influencer' for blocking road to consume alcohol
A case has been registered by the Uttarakhand Police against Instagram influencer Bobby Kataria after his Instagram video sparked controversy online.
22 Jul 2022Kanwar Yatra
Man carries parents for 'Kanwar Yatra,' internet is all praises
The annual Kanwar Yatra is observed in the month of Sawan to worship Lord Shiva. Beginning on July 14 it will end on July 26.
20 Jul 2022Delhi
Monsoon: Red alert in Uttarakhand; Delhi witnesses heavy rains
Amid heavy rainfall, landslides, and flood-like conditions in Uttarakhand on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert.
08 Jul 2022Jammu And Kashmir
Monsoon mayhem: Car washed away in Uttarakhand; landslides in J&K
The monsoon rains are wreaking havoc in the north Indian hills by triggering landslides.
27 Jun 2022Haridwar
Uttarakhand: Woman, six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car in Roorkee
In yet another horrifying case of sexual assault in India, a woman and her six-year-old daughter were allegedly gang-raped in a moving car by a man, who offered her a lift, and his friends.
20 Jun 2022Uttar Pradesh
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 Jun 2022Kedarnath
Top 5 tourist places in Binsar, Uttarakhand
Located in Uttarakhand, Binsar is a beautiful hill station that is an ideal place to spend a peaceful and relaxing vacation amidst the clear blue skies and the stunning green landscape.
05 Jun 2022Elections
Uttarakhand: CEC treks 18 kilometers to assess polling challenges
Rajeev Kumar, the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), trekked for 18 kilometers to remote polling booths in Uttarakhand on Friday to evaluate the issues experienced by polling parties in mountainous regions.
03 Jun 2022Elections
Bypolls: CM Dhami wins Champawat; counting underway in Kerala, Odisha
Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the Champawat bypoll by approximately 55,000 votes to ensure he continues as the CM of the state.
28 May 2022Yogi Adityanath
Uttarakhand bypoll: UP CM Yogi Adityanath campaigns for Pushkar Dhami
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath campaigned for his Uttarakhand counterpart Pushkar Singh Dhami before the crucial Champawat assembly bypoll, on Saturday.
21 May 2022India
10,000 people stuck as Rishikesh-Yamunotri Highway safety wall collapses
Around 10,000 people are reportedly stuck at different places on the Rishikesh-Yamunotri Highway in Uttarakhand after a portion of the security wall of the highway leading to the Yamunotri temple collapsed on Friday.
16 May 2022Char Dham Yatra
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.
13 May 2022Odisha
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.
11 May 2022Travel And Tourism
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.
06 May 2022Travel And Tourism
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.
03 May 2022Himalayas
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.
29 Apr 2022Himachal Pradesh
5 most stunning valleys in India
India is home to magnificent mountains, long coastlines, serene rivers, and dense forests.