Nihi Sharma is a Principal Correspondent based in Dehradun. She has been working with Hindustan Times since 2008. Her focus areas are wildlife and environment. Besides, she also covers politics, health and education.
Despite Rawat’s defeat in 2017 assembly polls from two seats Haridwar Rural and Kiccha, the central leadership gave him ticket to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar seat. read more
Lok Sabha Election 2019: The party swept the 2014 general election winning all five seats. The overall vote percentage of BJP was 34.1 followed by Congress with 21, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) at 2.9, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 1.0 while others bagged 41. read more
The army tweeted late on Monday to say that one of its mountaineering expedition had come across the footprints of the Yeti, or the abominable snowman as it is known in legends, near the Makalu Base Camp earlier in April. read more
In Uttarakhand’s Tehri Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency, suspension of Lakhwar multipurpose project in upper Yamuna basin has hit farming, adding to water woes of the local; while Mussoorie cries for parking facilities. read more
Former Uttarakhand chief minister and senior BJP leader BC Khanduri’s son Manish joined the Congress in the presence of party president Rahul Gandhi in Dehradun on March 16. Manish says it wasn’t an easy decision to make. read more
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Union minister and BJP Uttarakhand in-charge Thawar Chand Gehlot said the central election committee of the BJP would hold its first meet on March 16 followed by another on March 18. read more
The SP will contest Balaghat, Tikamgarh and Khajuraho Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh. The BSP will contest the remaining 26 of the 29 seats. In Uttarakhand, SP will get Pauri Garhwal seat while BSP will contest Tehri Garhwal, Haridwar, Uddamsingh... read more