Three persons were killed and 13 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a pit at Borari area of Tehri district on Sunday, police said.
After over a week of uncertainty induced by rebellion, crisis for the Congress-led coalition government in Uttarakhand subsided for the time being on Tuesday following expansion of the cabinet."
Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna on Saturday said he would first prove his majority on the floor of the House before distributing portfolios among the Cabinet ministers.
At least six people were killed and 18 others injured when an under-construction bridge over Alaknanda river collapsed near Srinagar town in Uttarakhand's Pauri district, prompting chief minister Vijay Bahuguna to ordered an inquiry into the incident.
After a prolonged crisis in the ruling Congress in Uttarakhand, chief minister Vijay Bahuguna faces his first acid test tomorrow when the election of Speaker will take place in the Assembly ahead of the trust vote.
The days long high political drama in Uttarakhand Congress following union minister of state Harish Rawat’s rebellion moves apparently ended on Sunday after 11 Rawat legislators took oath in the presence of sulking leader.
Six people were killed and 18 others injured when an under-construction bridge over Alaknanda river collapsed in Uttarakhand's Pauri district.
Amid anxious moments Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna cleared first trail of strength on Monday after Govind Singh Kunjwal was elected speaker of Uttarakhand assembly in a straight fight against Bhartiya Janta Party’s (BJP) candidate Harbans Kapoor. HT reports.
Close proximity to Nepal has turned Uttarakhand into a hub for tiger poaching, with 49 to 54 tigers — one fourth of the total tigers in the state — killed in less than a year (2010-11), an internal government memo had revealed.
The Congress government in Uttarakhand today crossed one more hurdle in its bid to consolidate its position by winning the Rajya Sabha seat defeating BJP by 8 votes.
Yoga guru Ramdev today announced a fresh agitation against black money and corruption with a one-day dharna at New Delhi on June 3, marking the first anniversary of police crackdown on Ramlila grounds.
The indication have come after a salvo of criticism unleashed by Communist regime against the Dalai Lama, accusing him of instigating suicides, especially among the Buddhist monks in Tibetan-inhabited areas.
Taking a cue from the controversies shrouding over hydropower projects on Ganga tributary in Uttarakhand. The government has asked India Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee to conduct an study and prepare a environment feasibility report.
Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna appears to have put his foot down in the face of intense lobbying by various party MLAs for the lone vacant cabinet berth in the state.