Uttarakhand

Joshimath: State government offers flexible rehabilitation plans for disaster-affected people

The state govt has prepared a plan for the people with the option of one-time settlement in lieu of damage to land and buildings, as well as the option of house and land instead of land.

published on : 1st February 2023

Uttarakhand tableau wins top prize in R-Day parade

It showcased the famous Jageshwar Temple, besides other elements like the rich wildlife of the state. Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh had also created their presentations with a religious theme.

published on : 31st January 2023

Uttarakhand: 2 ex-Cong MPs face Waqf land fraud charge

The Waqf Board in BJP-ruled Uttarakhand has launched a drive to remove illegalbencroachments from its properties.

published on : 30th January 2023

Steps taken in subsidence-hit Joshimath inadequate, declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone, say experts

In the name of development, construction work and tampering with nature is going on continuously all over Uttarakhand, a resolution passed by a roundtable by the Swadeshi Jagran Manch noted.

published on : 29th January 2023

Election Commission orders probe into ‘unusual’ increase in Uttarakhand voter count

Committees at district, assembly and polling station levels will conduct quick investigations.

published on : 29th January 2023

Uttarakhand panel:  All 396 ad hoc appointments to House secretariat illegal

A study of this report of the committee revealed that all 396 ad hoc appointments were considered unconstitutional.

published on : 29th January 2023

EC takes cognisance of sudden increase in voters in Uttarakhand, orders inquiry

On the orders of the Commission, the State Election Commission has written a letter to the District Election Officers and ordered a quick investigation.

published on : 29th January 2023

Rahul to visit Joshimath  next month

“We do not object to Rahul Gandhi coming to Uttarakhand, but he should not say that the BJP is destroying Uttarakhand,” said state BJP spokesperson Sunita Vidyarthi.

published on : 26th January 2023

Rehabilitation a difficult task for Joshimath administration, even the affected not unanimous

While some people are talking about one-time settlement, many people do not want to leave their ancestral homes associated with their old memories.

published on : 22nd January 2023

This Uttarakhand officer knows the magic of books

Meet Himanshu Kafaltia, an SDM, who has opened 16 libraries in Uttarakhand to help dreamers. Writes Narendra Sethi

published on : 22nd January 2023

In a fresh scare, cracks widen on Badrinath road

Secretary Disaster Management Department, Dr. Ranjit Sinha told reporters that the administration is keeping a close watch on the submergence of Badrinath National Highway in Joshimath.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Joshimath town sinking: Anatomy of a Himalayan disaster in the making

"Joshimath is not suitable for a township", the government-appointed Mishra Committee report had warned in 1976 and recommended a ban on heavy construction work in the area.

published on : 17th January 2023

SC refuses to hear Joshimath plea, says Uttarakhand HC should handle crisis

“If the HC has proceeded, then we will have to give reins to HC. If HC is seized of broad range of issues, we’ll give liberty to HC.

published on : 17th January 2023

Himachal Pradesh to come up with advanced warning systems after Joshimath disaster

As many as 675 such sites are situated near critical infrastructural projects and habitations, the highest (133) being in Chamba, and Mandi falling at the second spot with 110 sites.

published on : 17th January 2023

Joshimath sinking: Eight more areas at risk of land subsidence in Uttarakhand

At least three cities in Uttarakhand face the prospect of landslides and erosion.

published on : 17th January 2023

Joshimath sinking: Residents to hold protests on R-Day, blame NTPC over disaster

Unhappy with the state government's decisions, the Joshimath Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (JBSS) has demanded the closure of the NTPC's Tapovan project.

published on : 15th January 2023

Peak of paradise found in Uttarakhand's Jilling, a nondescript hill station

A quaint hill station with an intriguing history, Jilling—a two-hour drive from Nainital, Uttarakhand—makes for a riveting exploration

published on : 15th January 2023

Joshimath sinking: Compassion, not blind law, should rule the day

It was not very long ago that we were being told that building of multi-lane highways, tunnelling and blasting fragile mountains was a matter involving national security.

published on : 15th January 2023

Joshimath: At the behest of state cabinet minister, ISRO removes satellite images and report

Centre has issued strict instructions prohibiting scientists, geologists from sharing any kind of Joshimath land submergence report with the media.

published on : 14th January 2023

Amid relief, rehabilitation and demolition, Joshimath youths start protest with 'NTPC go back' posters

On the other hand, the process of demolishing two hotels Malari Inn and Mount View continued on the orders of the administration.

published on : 14th January 2023
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