The body of ND Tiwari, a three-time UP chief minister, was brought to Lucknow on Saturday and taken to the state assembly where top politicians paid homage. The last rites were performed in in Uttarakhand in Tiwari’s home district Nainital on Sunday. read more
Only 8% of the respondents marked 10 as their trust score on a scale of 1-10, where 1 stands for complete distrust and 10 for complete trust, in information received on WhatsApp, found a survey. read more
Former UP, Uttarakhand chief ,inister ND Tiwari passes away on his 93th birthday. He breathed his last in Max’s Hospital, Saket today. He was admitted to ICU following kidney infection and multiple organ failure. He was the only politician who served as Chief Minister of two states. UP Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath mourns the death of the former Chief Minister. He also served as Union Minister and Governor. (Hindustan Times)read more
A 24-hour shutdown, called by the Sabarimala Samrakshna Samiti, began on Thursday morning even as pilgrims continued to make their way to the Lord Ayyappa shrine. Shops, business establishments and educational institutes remained closed due to the bandh. Pilgrims are stranded at many locations since government vehicles have also kept off roads.
After disaster struck in 2013, rescuers were able to recover only 11 bodies. In the time since, DNA samples of 688 victims have been collected and sent for testing. However, those missing number in the thousands. read more
On October 11, responding to a PIL, the Uttarakhand HC directed the state government to provide necessary rations and other essential items within 24 hours to villages near the China border through helicopter and maintain regular supplies through the... read more
On October 9, the high court had directed that the process for elections to local bodies be started within a week. Urban local bodies include municipal corporations, municipalities and nagar panchayats. The state has 8 municipal corporations . read more