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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat laying the stone foundation of a guest house in Badrinath, in Chamoli District on Tuesday.(ANI)

Trivendra Singh Rawat, Yogi Adityanath visit Badrinath temple

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | Badrinath
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 03:05 PM IST
The two chief ministers were supposed to visit the temple on Monday after attending the portal closing ceremony at the Kedarnath shrine. However, the visit had to be put off due to heavy snowfall at Kedarnath.
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UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurating a tourist guest house near Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district.(HT Photo)
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurating a tourist guest house near Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district.(HT Photo)

UP CM Yogi Adityanath offer prayers at Badrinath shrine, meets ITBP soldiers at Indo-China border

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 02:33 PM IST
Adityanath also laid the foundation stone of a Uttar Pradesh government tourist house near the shrine
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The Badrinath shrine.(HT photo)
The Badrinath shrine.(HT photo)

Char Dham shrine portals to close for winter months beginning November 15

By Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2020 04:28 PM IST
Those of Badrinath to close on Nov 19, Gangotri on Nov 15, and those of Yamunotri and Kedarnath to close on Nov 16
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As this paper had said before, the Char Dham project needs to be reviewed, and the SC needs to take a strict view of those undermining its orders.(PTI)
As this paper had said before, the Char Dham project needs to be reviewed, and the SC needs to take a strict view of those undermining its orders.(PTI)

Don’t undermine SC on Char Dham plan

UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 02:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court (SC)-appointed high-powered committee met on October 17 to decide the “future course of action” on the project. But what is surprising — and wrong — is that the meeting happened without HPC chairman Ravi Chopra’s approval and participation.
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Special sacred forest patch Badrivan (The Forest of Lord Badri) where four sacred plant species associated with Lord Badri-the deity enshrined at Badrinath, have been grown(HT Photo)
Special sacred forest patch Badrivan (The Forest of Lord Badri) where four sacred plant species associated with Lord Badri-the deity enshrined at Badrinath, have been grown(HT Photo)

In line with PM Modi’s vision, sacred forest patch set up en route Badrinath

By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 03:42 PM IST
The plant species from Badrivan- the forest area close to Badrinath shrine with typical vegetation-- have been planted at this special sacred forest patch.
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The four Himalayan pilgrimage sites - Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath - collectively called Char Dham, are among the most revered pilgrimage sites in Hindu tradition.(HT Photo)
The four Himalayan pilgrimage sites - Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath - collectively called Char Dham, are among the most revered pilgrimage sites in Hindu tradition.(HT Photo)

Over 50,000 pilgrims visit Char Dham shrines, more than 92,000 e-passes issued

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:58 PM IST
On Saturday, 4,844 pilgrims made bookings for e-passes for Char Dham pilgrimage which is a single-day record during the pandemic.
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File photo: BJP leader Uma Bharti.(ANI)
File photo: BJP leader Uma Bharti.(ANI)

Uma Bharti tests positive for Covid-19 after Kedarnath-Badrinath yatra, says her driver was infected

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Bharti had visited the Kedarnath shrine on Monday (September 21) where she offered prayers following all safety norms. She had visited Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district on September 24.
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File photo: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(HT Photo)
File photo: Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand CM to write to Gadkari highlighting importance of wider Char Dham roads

By Suparna Roy | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 04:48 PM IST
Char Dham highway project, or the all-weather road, aims to connect the four shrines of the state - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri - through an 826 kilometre-long road.
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the width of the highway shall not exceed the 5.5 metres that the Union road transport and highways ministry specified in 2018 for under-construction roads in mountainous terrain.(HT Photo)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the width of the highway shall not exceed the 5.5 metres that the Union road transport and highways ministry specified in 2018 for under-construction roads in mountainous terrain.(HT Photo)

New landslide zones activated on Char Dham road: Experts

By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 11:55 AM IST
They say heavy road construction without considering the fragility of the region has weakened the mountain areas, considering most of the work has been done on steep slopes
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Presentation of a master plan for development of Badrinath shrine was made before Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(Sourced Photo)
Presentation of a master plan for development of Badrinath shrine was made before Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(Sourced Photo)

PM Narendra Modi wants Badrinath to retain legacy as mini-smart spiritual city

By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:10 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi regularly visits Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines in Uttarakhand.
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Data showed that 21,670 pilgrims had visited the Char Dham portals until August 30 this year.(Santosh Bhatt/HT photo)
Data showed that 21,670 pilgrims had visited the Char Dham portals until August 30 this year.(Santosh Bhatt/HT photo)

Cameras installed at Badrinath dham for ‘online darshan’ amid pandemic

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 01:40 PM IST
The Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board (CDMB) authorities have started work for online darshan of the shrines in a bid to avoid overcrowding because of the (Covid-19) outbreak
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They have been living in Rishikesh for the past six months and went for the pilgrimage with the help of a travel company. (Ajay Lal/ HT Photo )
They have been living in Rishikesh for the past six months and went for the pilgrimage with the help of a travel company. (Ajay Lal/ HT Photo )

Stranded foreign pilgrims visit Badrinath as Char Dham shrines open

By Suparna Roy | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 06:04 PM IST
This is likely the first shrine out of the Char Dham shrines to welcome foreigners this year.
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People being evacuated safely by SDRF in Chamoli district after a road was blocked due to heavy rainfall.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
People being evacuated safely by SDRF in Chamoli district after a road was blocked due to heavy rainfall.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Nearly 100 roads blocked in Uttarakhand due to rain, landslides, stretch of NH-58 remains shut

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Haldwani/Mussoorie
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 01:00 AM IST
In Mussoorie, five people were injured on Sunday morning after their car fell into a gorge near Hathipaon area.
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Chamoli district is home to Panch Badri temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu such as Badrinath, Adi Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Vridha Badri, and Yogdhyan Badri.(PTI File Photo)
Chamoli district is home to Panch Badri temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu such as Badrinath, Adi Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Vridha Badri, and Yogdhyan Badri.(PTI File Photo)

Badrinath shrine’s prasad can now be ordered online on Amazon

By Kalyan Das | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 12:46 PM IST
“The aim of making the prasad available online is to reach Lord Badrinath’s devotees across the length and breadth of the country. It will also provide a livelihood to women, who are associated with self-help groups (SHGs) amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic,” the district magistrate said.
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A landslide occurred at Badrinath national highway in Bajpur of Chamoli district on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
A landslide occurred at Badrinath national highway in Bajpur of Chamoli district on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

Landslide at Badrinath national highway as incessant rains lash Uttarakhand

By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Chamoli
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 09:37 AM IST
The landslide at Uttarakhand’s Badrinath national highway has disrupted the traffic and an operation to clear the route is underway, officials said.
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Circles being drawn at Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district to enforce social distancing.(HT Photo/Ajay Lal)
Circles being drawn at Badrinath shrine in Chamoli district to enforce social distancing.(HT Photo/Ajay Lal)

Uttarakhand readies for Char Dham Yatra, number of daily pilgrims may be capped

By Suparna Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 05:31 PM IST
As per current planning around 18,000 pilgrims a day could be allowed at Badrinath and around 900 at Kedarnath
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Chief minister Rawat said that Uttarakhand is famous as a spiritual hub, given the antiquity of shrines in the Himalayan state.(HT file photo)
Chief minister Rawat said that Uttarakhand is famous as a spiritual hub, given the antiquity of shrines in the Himalayan state.(HT file photo)

Uttarakhand govt forms high-level committee for smooth conduct of Char Dham pilgrimages

By Neeraj Santoshi | Dehradoon, Uttarakhand
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 02:19 PM IST
The decision to set up the panel was made at the first meeting of the newly formed Char Dham Devasthanam Board chaired by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.
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Last year, Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat gave credit to PM Modi’s frequent visits to the state as the reason behind the record influx of pilgrims to the four holy shrines of the state.(HT PHOTO.)
Last year, Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat gave credit to PM Modi’s frequent visits to the state as the reason behind the record influx of pilgrims to the four holy shrines of the state.(HT PHOTO.)

In Uttarakhand, priests to offer first prayers at Kedarnath, Badrinath for PM Modi

By Suparna Roy/Bipin Negi | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 10:25 AM IST
After the first prayers were offered at the Gangotri shrine on Sunday on behalf of PM Modi, the priests will now send holy Ganga water for the prime minister through the post, as a blessing to strengthen the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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“Every effort should be made to please the deity,” the seer said.(Rajeev Kala/HT)
“Every effort should be made to please the deity,” the seer said.(Rajeev Kala/HT)

UP seer demands opening of Badrinath shrine on April 30

By Press Trust of India | Mathura
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 05:11 PM IST
The portals of the Badrinath temple in the Garhwal Himalayas were scheduled to open on April 30, but the date has been postponed to May 15 due the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Uttarakhand government has decided to open Kedarnath temple on April 29.
The Uttarakhand government has decided to open Kedarnath temple on April 29.

Covid-19 casts shadow on opening of Badrinath, Kedarnath; Uttarakhand govt trying to bring priests back

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 08:44 PM IST
The chief priests will have to live in 14-day mandatory quarantine even if they come back, said Uttarakhand government spokesperson.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Rudra meditation cave in Kedarnath in May, 2019. He spent a day meditating at the Rudra caves, nearly a km from the Kedarnath shrine.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Rudra meditation cave in Kedarnath in May, 2019. He spent a day meditating at the Rudra caves, nearly a km from the Kedarnath shrine.(PTI)

Uttarakhand CM gives credit to PM Modi’s visits for record number of pilgrims to Chardham

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun, Dehradun
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 07:54 AM IST
Over 10 lakh pilgrims visited Kedarnath this year, Badrinath welcomed over 12.44 lakh pilgrims. Over 4.65 lakh pilgrims visited Yamunotri and over 5.30 lakh pilgrims went to Gangotri this year. Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib witnessed over 2.40 lakh pilgrims this year.
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They are thrown open to devotees in April-May with the onset of summer.(HT file photo/representative image)
They are thrown open to devotees in April-May with the onset of summer.(HT file photo/representative image)

Badrinath closes for winter

By Press Trust of India | Dehradun
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 07:29 AM IST
The gates of ‘chardham’, a set of four pilgrimage sites in Garhwal Himalayas, including Badrinath are closed every year in October-November for devotees due to extreme cold conditions.
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Mukesh Ambani has also reportedly offered to bear the expenses to be incurred over sandalwood paste at the temple during the next yatra season.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Mukesh Ambani has also reportedly offered to bear the expenses to be incurred over sandalwood paste at the temple during the next yatra season.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Mukesh Ambani offers prayers at Badrinath and Kerdarnath shrine

By Press Trust of India | Gopeshwar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Accompanied by his son Akash, Mukesh Ambani arrived by a helicopter in Badrinath at around 8.30 am, said a Badrinath-Kedarnath Mandir Samiti spokesman.
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Mukesh Ambani reaches Badrinath on October 26, 2019(HT Photo)
Mukesh Ambani reaches Badrinath on October 26, 2019(HT Photo)

Mukesh Ambani offers prayers at Badrinath on Diwali eve

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Mukesh Ambani had also visited Kedarnath temple- considered the abode of Lord Shiva- during his May visit.
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Actor Rajnikanth along with his daughter Aishwarya R Dahnush at Swami Dayanand Saraswati ashram at Rishikesh prior to leaving for Badrinath-Kedarnath pilgirmage in Garhwal Himalayas.(HT Photo)
Actor Rajnikanth along with his daughter Aishwarya R Dahnush at Swami Dayanand Saraswati ashram at Rishikesh prior to leaving for Badrinath-Kedarnath pilgirmage in Garhwal Himalayas.(HT Photo)

Rajinikanth on pilgrimage to Garhwal Himalayas, meditates in his guru’s room in Rishikesh

By Sandeep Rawat | Hindustan Times, Haridwar
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 12:12 PM IST
Rajinikanth is on a pilgrimage to the Garhwal Himalayas. Arriving on Sunday, he visited his guru’s ashram and plans to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath too.
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Landslide on Badrinath Highway.(HT Photo)
Landslide on Badrinath Highway.(HT Photo)

Badrinath highway opens after 20 hours, stranded pilgrims relieved

By HT Correspondent | Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 04:50 AM IST
The highway was blocked on Saturday around 2pm after boulders fell from the mountain due to heavy rainfall. After clearing the debris, the road was opened around 11am on Sunday, when over 3900 pilgrims stranded on the way, breathed a sigh of relief as the highway opened.
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In India, the partial lunar eclipse will be visible during the intervening night of July 16 and 17.(HT file photo)
In India, the partial lunar eclipse will be visible during the intervening night of July 16 and 17.(HT file photo)

Lunar eclipse 2019: Portals of Badrinath closed till 4:40 am due to chandra grahan

By Asian News International | Chamoli (Uttarakhand)
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 09:35 PM IST
As per the Hindu beliefs, no religious ritual can be performed during the lunar eclipse. Accordingly, temples remain closed for a specified period of time before, after and during an eclipse.
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(Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi)
(Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi)

‘Serene and spiritual’: PM Modi meditates in Badrinath after offering prayers at temple

By Asian News International | Badrinath
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 05:09 AM IST
After spending over 15 hours meditating at a holy cave near the Kedarnath shrine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived at Badrinath, another temple in Uttarakhand’s revered ‘Char Dham’.
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Seen here is PM Narendra Modi meditating in a cave in Kedarnath. (Image:@BJP4India)
Seen here is PM Narendra Modi meditating in a cave in Kedarnath. (Image:@BJP4India)

PM Modi meditates in cave after offering prayers at Kedarnath

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 02:36 PM IST
The Prime Minister was expected to also review the reconstruction works in the area.
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the gates of the Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines closed for the winter recess on Friday.(HT Photo)
the gates of the Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines closed for the winter recess on Friday.(HT Photo)

Kedarnath, Yamunotri shrines shut for winter break

By Indo Asian News Service | Dehradun
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 07:23 PM IST
Amid chanting of hymns and rituals, the gates of the Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines closed for the winter recess on Friday. The Gangotri temple closed on Thursday while the Badrinath shrine would close for winter on November 20.
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