Devotees took a holy dip in the glacial lake at Hemkund Sahib, as the Sikh shrine surrounded by snow-clad Himalayan peaks in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, reopened on Saturday after an eight-month winter break.
Ruling Congress MLA in Uttarakhand Harish Dhami today surrendered before a local court which rejected his bail plea and sent him to jail.
Ahead of his statewide tour that begins from today, social activist Anna Hazare seems to be in trouble. A group within Jantantra Morcha that was formed earlier this year by Hazare, General (retd) VK Singh in Patna, has opposed the proposed tour of Hazare from Tuesday.
The death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah has dashed the hopes of the family of Vinod Singh Bisht, the man who attacked Sanaullah in jail, of ever seeing the man of the house again, reports Arvind Moudgil.
A bus carrying 65 members of a marriage party fell into a gorge near Devidura in the district on Friday.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi today defended his record on communal riots and emphasised that Indian tradition talked about the welfare of all communities.Vikas Pathak
Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh raised a slogan - quite literally - in favour of alcohol from the stage at a private university here on Thursday night. Even though the show was held few hours after the Punjab and Haryana high court summoned him for May 14 to explain his allegedly vulgar lyrics, Honey remained his brazen self and ruffled many feathers as he shouted, "Vodka zindabad" (hail vodka)" at his concert at Graphic Era University.
Early 19th century Nainital attracted many Europeans, who built summer residences there. Post-independence, the place became a huge draw for a large number of tourists, writes Aakriti Vasudeva.
Anna Hazare says he has no idea about Ramdev's intention of launching a new political party.
Baba Ramdev who has repeatedly hinted to float a political party ahead of the Lok Sabha polls is wooing Nepalese community staying in India.
In a show of exemplary courage, a rafting guide drowned in Ganga river near Rishikesh, after saving six tourists from Delhi. The incident happened when the raft carrying them overturned downstream on Friday, the police said. HT reports.
A Delhi-based aircraft maintenance engineer of Jet Airways drowned in Rishikesh, when his raft capsized in the Ganga on Sunday. HT reports.
Even as debate continues over the suicide of Ram Singh, one of the accused of gang rape of 23 years old Delhi gang rape victim, the latter’s father termed Singh’s suicide as ‘justice’ to the family.
She cannot write her own name, but Kalavati Devi has written ‘revolution’ all over a village in Uttarakhand once dominated by the mafia. Deep Joshi reports. Quote unquote
A mild earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early today.