Andhra Pradesh Disaster Management (CDM) Commissioner and Ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government Dr T Radha on Monday directed all Travel and Tour Operators in the State to furnish details of the pilgrims on 'Chardham Yatra,' who were stranded in Uttaranchal.
Cricketer Harbhajan Singh is one amongst the many pilgrims and tourists who have been stranded in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand due to landslides and heavy rains.
Three persons were killed in ahouse collapse in Dehradun on Sunday while thousands of Char Dham pilgrims were stranded on Gangotri and Yamunotri routes, as incessant overnight showers across Uttarakhand caused landslips in Uttarkashi district and swelled rivers.
Once considered close to LK Advani, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) veteran Ashok Singhal has turned his face from the BJP leader, saying that he haddominated the party on his terms for the past 33 years and now it was time for him to make way for others. Radhika Nagrath reports.
India's latest batch of gentlemen cadets became officers today, taking a rain delay in their stride at the Indian Military Academy's Passing out Parade (PoP). Abhinav Madhwal reports.
A day after an MLA of the ruling Congress threatened to resign from the Uttarakhand Assembly over alleged lack of development, four more party MLAs today criticised the state government on the issue. Resentment prevailing among a section of Congress MLAs came to fore after MLAs Hemesh Kharkwal, Mayukh Mahar, Manoj Tiwari and Lalit Farswan complained of lack of development in their constituencies due to "state government's indifference".
An MLA of the ruling Congress government in Uttarakhand has threatened to resign from the state Assembly over alleged failure of the government to carry out development works in his constituency.
A 32-year-old man, working as a cook in ITBP, killed his wife by slitting her throat at a hospital in Haldwani town of Nainital.
It is solar energy that came to the rescue of Corbett Tiger Reserve officials as they struggled to get eyes on the porous southern periphery of the vast reserve – where officials particularly fear intrusion of poachers. Nihi Sharma Sahani reports. Initiatives underway
A six-year-old tiger was found dead in the Terai West Forest Division of Uttarakhand on Wednesday raising the death toll of big cats in the state this year to eight. The three-day-old carcass was found by patrolling staff in the Ampokhra range.
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.