Homestays are the mainstay of this Himalayan village’s economy

This has not helped them sustain themselves but has also helped generate employment and checked migration. 

28 Mar 2022

Homestay becomes a mainstay of Saud villagers in Uttarakhand

Officials from the state tourism department claim that various schemes have been launched by the state government to promote homestays in the hilly areas.

27 Mar 2022

Power crisis grips Uttarakhand; people endure one to six hours of power cuts

Anil Kumar, managing director of Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited said, the demand has skyrocketed during the last 5 days. 

26 Mar 2022

Will ‘double engine’ help Dhami’s Uniform Civil Code move? Experts say road ahead isn't easy

Dhami on Thursday approved the formation of a committee that will go into the implementation of the UCC. The Dhami cabinet made the decision in its first cabinet meeting after taking oath.

26 Mar 2022

In first cabinet meeting, Uttarakhand CM approves committee to implement uniform civil code

"It will be a significant step towards fulfilling the dreams of the nation's founding fathers who framed our Constitution," said Dhami

24 Mar 2022

Uttarakhand: Hunt begins for Assembly seat for CM Pushkar Singh Dhami, six MLAs offer to quit

According to Article 164 (4) of the Act, a ministerwho for any period of 6 consecutive months is not a member of the state legislature shall at the expiry of that period cease to be a minister.

23 Mar 2022

Proponent of uniform civil code, Pushkar Singh Dhami retains hot seat of Uttarakhand CM

Young Dhami had to learn to become responsible at a tender age, with his father serving the Army and Dhami helping his three sisters and mother in household chores.

22 Mar 2022

Dehradun Diary

Only 41 per cent of enterprising aspirants who applied for loans under Chief Minister’s Self-Employment Scheme (Mukhyamantri Swarojgar Yojana) have got approvals in 2020-21.

22 Mar 2022

Patients' lives at peril? No generators in 56 Uttarakhand hospitals

Apart from Pauri and Bageshwar, government health facilities in four other districts — Champawat, Pithoragarh, Chamoli and Dehradun — are facing problems due to power cuts.

21 Mar 2022

Water scarcity at fore gain as Uttarakhand braces for a harsh summer

The situation will worsen in peak summers if the gap between supply and demand is not narrowed. In October last year, Union minister Ajay Bhatt had to face the ire of residents.

19 Mar 2022

Chamoli disaster 2021 could have been contained, finds study on last year's flood

The study noted that high-quality data with dense seismic array can improve the monitoring of potentially dangerous zones. 

19 Mar 2022

U'khand: 20 seats of Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar districts hold defy norms in 2022 elections

These elections have sprung up many surprises like the Chief Minister lost his seat from Khatima in IS Nagar district, said Anoop Nautiyal, Dehradun based think tank and an analyst.

13 Mar 2022

Political churning starts in Uttarakhand to choose next CM 

At present, around half-a-dozen names are doing rounds for the CM post including Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj and Health Minister Dhan Singh Rawat. 

12 Mar 2022

Assembly polls 2022: Emergence of women as prominent force in Uttarakhand politics

The women MLAs who won include six from BJP, while two are from Congress. In 2002, there were four woman MLAs. It was the same in 2007. In 2012, the number rose to five.

12 Mar 2022

Uttarakhand elections: Aggressive campaign, divided Congress help BJP scale Himalayan state

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami who lost his own Khatima seat announced that the new government will work on Uniform Civil Code.

11 Mar 2022