Vineet Upadhyay

57 IAS trainees test positive at Mussoorie academy

All of them were shifted to the Covid-19 care centre within the academy campus.

5 hours ago

Uttarakhand: Child activist Ridhima Pandey makes it to BBC's top 100 women for 2020

The BBC describes Ridhima as "a climate activist who, at the age of nine files a petition against the government of India in response to its inaction to mitigate climate change."

5 hours ago

BJP dig at Uttarakhand ex-CM Harish Rawat over retirement comment

Bhagat said tickets for the assembly election would be distributed on the basis of individual performances by the legislators.

16 hours ago

Dehradun diary

Despite lukewarm response to chopper services started in July, the Uttarakhand government is mulling to start helicopter service on eight routes, including Dehradun-Haridwar-Mussoorie.

23 Nov 2020

Man-wildlife conflict claims 50 human lives from January-October this year

According to data from the Uttarakhand forest department, 24 people have been killed in leopard attacks and 13 by snakebites. 

22 Nov 2020

Uttarakhand CM orders inquiry into press release after accusations of promoting 'Love Jihad'

Controversy erupted with a section of people attacking the Uttarakhand government of promoting "Love Jihad" responding to which state government officials and the party issued statements. 

22 Nov 2020

Meet the Uttarakhand anganwadi worker who makes dreams come true

Born with her feet afflicted by polio, this Champawat woman has not only overcome her limitations to help underprivileged kids but also inspired village youth to transform lives, reports Vineet.

22 Nov 2020

Poll list revision shows exodus continues from Uttarakhand hills

Of the total 29,050 new voters included in the electoral rolls in the state, 24,414, or about 84 per cent, are in the plains.

19 Nov 2020

Char Dham Yatra: Pilgrims' footfall down to 4.2 lakh from 38 lakh last year

Char Dham Yatra for Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri was not opened till July for pilgrims across the country. 

17 Nov 2020

No ticket for underperforming MLAs, confirms Uttarakhand BJP chief

Party insiders said that the leadership is serious about MLAs performances and  2022 election preparations have already started.

15 Nov 2020

'Loss is beyond repair': Kin, friends mourn BSF officer martyred in Pak firing

The family, friends, and relatives remember him as a brave, honest, and daring man who never shied away from challenges. 

13 Nov 2020

Uttarakhand: BJP suspends ex-minister who complained to PM against CM's 'anti-people' policy

Lakhi Ram Joshi has also been served a notice to furnish his reply in a week failing which he could be expelled from the party.

13 Nov 2020

Dehradun diary

A Central government delegation headed by the national coordinator of Elephant Cell will take stock of human-elephant conflict in Uttarakhand on a four-day visit from Thursday.

11 Nov 2020

ITBP plans not to vacate high altitude posts at China border this winter

Uttarakhand shares total 150 kms of border with China in Pithoragarh, Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts where ITBP guards the border posts.

09 Nov 2020

Under new scheme, Uttarakhand manages to provide water connections to just one-fourth of its rural areas

The water connections are to be provided under the central government's Jal Jeevan Mission which targets to provide drinking water supply lines to every village of the country till 2024. 

08 Nov 2020