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Yamunotri highway’s 15-metre stretch caves in; 3,000 Char Dham pilgrims stranded

Movement of buses and other heavy vehicles was suspended after a 15-metre stretch of Yamunotri Highway between Rana Chatti and Sayana Chatti caved in late on Wednesday.
Officials said that the stranded pilgrims were taken to safe shelters in ashrams and nearby guest houses around Sayana Chatti after a 15-metre stretch of the Yamunotri highway caved in. (ANI)
Officials said that the stranded pilgrims were taken to safe shelters in ashrams and nearby guest houses around Sayana Chatti after a 15-metre stretch of the Yamunotri highway caved in. (ANI)
Updated on May 19, 2022 06:06 PM IST
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AAP Uttarakhand chief ministerial candidate Ajay Kothiyal resigns from party

The AAP had dissolved the party’s Uttarakhand unit after the party’s dismal performance in the assembly elections and appointed Deepak Bali as the new state unit president in April.
Colonel (retd) Ajay Kothiyal had joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in April 2021. In a letter written to AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, Kothiyal said he has resigned from the party. (ANI file photo)
Colonel (retd) Ajay Kothiyal had joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in April 2021. In a letter written to AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, Kothiyal said he has resigned from the party. (ANI file photo)
Updated on May 18, 2022 08:22 PM IST
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Uttrakhand: ITBP carries rescue op after 2 trekkers go missing in Pithoragarh

According to reports, on Sunday they were stranded at near Birthi Falls in Munsiyari but managed to call for help from their mobile after which the battery died.
The duo from Bareilly went for the Khaliya Top trek & were stranded at a difficult height near Birthi fall, Munsiyari.(ANI)
The duo from Bareilly went for the Khaliya Top trek & were stranded at a difficult height near Birthi fall, Munsiyari.(ANI)
Published on May 18, 2022 12:56 PM IST
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Chardham Yatra: Uttarakhand govt mandates registration for devotees 

The government has urged the devotees to start their journey only after checking the registration slots available on the portal of the Uttarakhand Tourism Department.
According to the advisory, no pilgrim will be allowed to go beyond Rishikesh without registration.
According to the advisory, no pilgrim will be allowed to go beyond Rishikesh without registration.
Updated on May 17, 2022 08:33 PM IST
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3 killed after vehicle falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN: Three people, including a woman, have died while another sustained injury when a vehicle they were travelling in fell into a 250-metre-deep gorge in Champawat district on Thursday late night, police said on Friday
The SDRF team rescued the injured woman and sent her to a hospital. The three bodies were recovered and handed over to the district police. (SDRF)
The SDRF team rescued the injured woman and sent her to a hospital. The three bodies were recovered and handed over to the district police. (SDRF)
Published on May 14, 2022 01:20 AM IST
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Dhami ends VIP darshan. Bureaucrats, ministers can’t jump the queue at Char Dham

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said instructions have been issued to scrap the practice of VIP darshans at Char Dham. “We have made it the same for everyone,” he said
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami ended VIP darshans at Char Dham pilgrim shrines (Twitter/Dhami’s office)
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami ended VIP darshans at Char Dham pilgrim shrines (Twitter/Dhami’s office)
Updated on May 13, 2022 09:11 PM IST
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Uttarakhand to give 3 free LPG cylinders annually to 1.84 lakh families

The free LPG cylinders will be given to the Antyodaya card holders in the state. The move will incur an expenditure of 55 crore to the state exchequer annually.
The decision to give free LPG cylinders was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami in Dehradun on Thursday. (File Photo/ANI)
The decision to give free LPG cylinders was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami in Dehradun on Thursday. (File Photo/ANI)
Updated on May 12, 2022 11:19 PM IST
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'Grandkids or 5 crore…': Uttarakhand couple's demand to son, daughter-in-law

The parents' lawyer, advocate AK Srivastava, was quoted by ANI as saying this case 'portrays the truth of society'.
SR Prasad, the father, said his wife and he want grandkids or <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 crore compensation (ANI)(ANI)
SR Prasad, the father, said his wife and he want grandkids or 5 crore compensation (ANI)(ANI)
Updated on May 11, 2022 07:44 PM IST
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Magnitude 4.6 quake hits Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh

Earthquakes of magnitudes ranging from 2.8 and 4.1 have hit the state’s Uttarkashi, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh, Almora and Chamoli districts since January
 (HT PHOTO)
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Published on May 11, 2022 02:10 PM IST
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Harish Rawat’s son criticises leaders for failing youth. Says his father included

Anand Rawat said “skill and communication are the main qualities for any youth for his or her exposure. PM (Narendra) Modi is heard because his high standard of communication skills.”
Congress leader Harish Rawat’s son Anand said his Facebook post didn’t target any leader “but expressed my concerns about policies of leaders and their thoughts with regard to the state”. (Facebook/anandrawatuk)
Congress leader Harish Rawat’s son Anand said his Facebook post didn’t target any leader “but expressed my concerns about policies of leaders and their thoughts with regard to the state”. (Facebook/anandrawatuk)
Updated on May 09, 2022 01:15 AM IST
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Portals of Badrinath shrine opened, first prayers held on behalf of PM Modi

The portals were opened in the presence of around 15,000 pilgrims. The Badrinath shrine was decked up with 20 quintals of flowers, brought from Rishikesh.
Badarinath, located in Chamoli district along the banks of the Alaknanda River at a height of 3,133 metres, is one of the holiest shrines for Hindus, especially Vaishnavites. (HT Photo/Rameshwar Gaur)
Badarinath, located in Chamoli district along the banks of the Alaknanda River at a height of 3,133 metres, is one of the holiest shrines for Hindus, especially Vaishnavites. (HT Photo/Rameshwar Gaur)
Updated on May 08, 2022 12:28 PM IST
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Portals of Kedarnath shrine opened for summer

Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, who attended the opening along with his wife and offered prayers, expressed happiness over the normal resumption of the Char Dham yatra after two years
The Kedarnath shrine in Rudraprayag district. (HT PHOTO)
The Kedarnath shrine in Rudraprayag district. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 06, 2022 02:19 PM IST
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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami to contest bypoll from Champawat

The voting will take place on May 31 and the results will be declared on June 3.
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami (PTI)
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami (PTI)
Updated on May 05, 2022 04:58 PM IST
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Corbett chief, 2 IFS officers sacked over illegal construction

  • The orders were issued by principal secretary forests RK Sudhanshu on Wednesday. HT has seen a copy of the orders.
A tiger in the forest of Corbett Tiger Reserve. (HT File photo)
A tiger in the forest of Corbett Tiger Reserve. (HT File photo)
Published on Apr 28, 2022 06:18 AM IST
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1 dead, 3 injured in indiscriminate firing by two parties in Bazpur

A dispute arose between the two parties over a transaction in connection with the Pal gritstone crusher in Bazpur.
The police have lodged two FIRs on the complaints received from both sides. (Representational Image)
The police have lodged two FIRs on the complaints received from both sides. (Representational Image)
Published on Apr 27, 2022 05:59 PM IST
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Haridwar denies nod to mahapanchayat, imposes section 144

The Hardwar administration decision comes after the Supreme Court took a dim view of Uttarakhand government’s handling of incidents involving hate speeches
Police personnel deployed as Section 144 was imposed in entire village ahead of the Mahapanchayat, at Dada Jalalpur Village, in Haridwar (ANI)
Police personnel deployed as Section 144 was imposed in entire village ahead of the Mahapanchayat, at Dada Jalalpur Village, in Haridwar (ANI)
Published on Apr 27, 2022 12:17 PM IST
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Delhi tourist drowns in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh

The State Disaster Response Force's deep divers found his body stuck in between rocks around 25 feet under water, hours after the incident, Sub-Inspector, Dhalwala, Kavindra Sajwan, who led the search operation, said.
Ankush was swept away by the strong currents of the river when he had gone to bathe in the river near the Nim beach. Representative image. (Instagram)
Ankush was swept away by the strong currents of the river when he had gone to bathe in the river near the Nim beach. Representative image. (Instagram)
Updated on Apr 26, 2022 08:53 PM IST
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‘Wherever encroachments are found…’: Pushkar Dhami on bulldozer demolitions

Defending demolitions, Dhami said that bulldozers are not being used ‘forcefully’ against anyone.
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami in Dehradun today (ANI)
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami in Dehradun today (ANI)
Published on Apr 21, 2022 09:07 PM IST
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Will start verification drive to stop those who can disturb peace: CM Dhami

  • Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami made the remark when asked about the demands of seers in Haridwar to prohibit the entry of non-Hindus to Char Dham shrines. The Char Dham shrines include the Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath and the annual yatra attracts lakhs of pilgrims.
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami (PTI)
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami (PTI)
Updated on Apr 20, 2022 02:29 AM IST
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Man-eater leopard that killed 8-year-old boy shot dead by hunters in Tehri

The leopard had returned to its kill site to devour the boy’s remaining body on Monday night when the hunters shot the animal to death.
Forest officials found that the nails of the leopard were damaged which might have been making it difficult for it to hunt its natural prey. (Representational Image)
Forest officials found that the nails of the leopard were damaged which might have been making it difficult for it to hunt its natural prey. (Representational Image)
Published on Apr 19, 2022 07:32 PM IST
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Dissatisfied Congress' MLAs to hold confidential meeting in Dehradun 

Three-time MLA from Dharchula Harish Dhami, who is among the disgruntled legislators, on Wednesday accused the party leadership of ignoring merit in the new appointments.
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Representational image.  
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 10:14 PM IST
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Cong alleges scam, demands minister's resignation

The dharna was staged by former PCC president Ganesh Godiyal outside the secretariat gate in which newly appointed PCC president Karan Mahra and former chief minister Harish Rawat also participated.
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Representational image. 
Published on Apr 11, 2022 10:36 PM IST
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Woman arrested for misbehaving with cops at Manimajra police station

Accused had accompanied her family to the Know Your Case camp at the Manimajra police station, where she started misbehaving with cops
Police arrested a 40-year-old woman for misbehaving with cops at the Manimajra police station. (HT File)
Police arrested a 40-year-old woman for misbehaving with cops at the Manimajra police station. (HT File)
Published on Apr 11, 2022 01:09 AM IST
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Uttarakhand deploys shooters to hunt tiger linked to 6 deaths

Three hunters-- Ashish Das Gupta, Kirnesh Jung and Sayyad Ali Hadi – have been deployed to execute the task, said CS Joshi, divisional forest officer, Ramnagar forest division, Nainital.
Eight cages and 72 camera traps have been installed to catch the tiger, where the six people have been killed since December. (HT)
Eight cages and 72 camera traps have been installed to catch the tiger, where the six people have been killed since December. (HT)
Published on Apr 04, 2022 05:39 AM IST
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Uttarakhand hikes honorarium of sanitation workers to 500 per day

On January 5, Pushkar Singh Dhami had announced that the honorarium of sanitation workers will be raised from the existing 350 per day to 500 per day.
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Published on Apr 03, 2022 05:36 PM IST
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Over 70 people fall ill after consuming buckwheat flour in Haridwar

Two distributors have been identified who supplied buckwheat flour to the shopkeepers in Haridwar and sampling of the flour is being done, said district magistrate.
The people who fell ill after consuming buckwheat undergoing treatment at the district hospital in Haridwar on Sunday. (RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)
The people who fell ill after consuming buckwheat undergoing treatment at the district hospital in Haridwar on Sunday. (RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 03, 2022 04:04 PM IST
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‘Thank you but…’, Uttarakhand doc who quit over ‘harassment’ on Dhami’s probe order

Dr Nidhi Uniyal said she was thankful that chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami intervened in the matter and ordered an inquiry, but the real question is a work atmosphere in which it is difficult to work.
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami cancelled the order that transferred Dr Nidhi Uniyal, associate professor with the Government Doon Medical College, to Almora
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami cancelled the order that transferred Dr Nidhi Uniyal, associate professor with the Government Doon Medical College, to Almora
Published on Apr 02, 2022 01:30 AM IST
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Uttarakhand Assembly: Congress stages walkout over price hike issue

DEHRADUN: Opposition Congress MLAs cornered the government on the second day of the Uttarakhand legislative assembly on the issue of price hike, especially of diesel and petrol
Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the Uttarakhand assembly on the issue of price hike on Wednesday (HT Photo/Rajeev Kala)
Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the Uttarakhand assembly on the issue of price hike on Wednesday (HT Photo/Rajeev Kala)
Published on Mar 30, 2022 10:03 PM IST
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Ritu Khanduri elected speaker of Uttarakhand legislative assembly

Ritu Khanduri, daughter of former chief minister and Union minister Major Gen (retd) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, defeated Congress’s former cabinet minister Surendra Singh Negi from Kotdwar in Pauri Garhwal district. Khanduri’s victory assumes importance as she was denied a party ticket from her seat Yamkeshwar and was later asked to contest from the new seat of Kotdwar.
Ritu Khanduri, BJP MLA from Kotdwar, after being elected as speaker of Uttarakhand legislative assembly on Saturday. (HT PHOTO.)
Ritu Khanduri, BJP MLA from Kotdwar, after being elected as speaker of Uttarakhand legislative assembly on Saturday. (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Mar 27, 2022 04:02 AM IST
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