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.
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.
The Waqf Board in BJP-ruled Uttarakhand has launched a drive to remove illegalbencroachments from its properties.
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.
Committees at district, assembly and polling station levels will conduct quick investigations.
A study of this report of the committee revealed that all 396 ad hoc appointments were considered unconstitutional.
On the orders of the Commission, the State Election Commission has written a letter to the District Election Officers and ordered a quick investigation.
“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.
While some people are talking about one-time settlement, many people do not want to leave their ancestral homes associated with their old memories.
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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.
"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.
“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.
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.
At least three cities in Uttarakhand face the prospect of landslides and erosion.
Unhappy with the state government's decisions, the Joshimath Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (JBSS) has demanded the closure of the NTPC's Tapovan project.
A quaint hill station with an intriguing history, Jilling—a two-hour drive from Nainital, Uttarakhand—makes for a riveting exploration
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.
Centre has issued strict instructions prohibiting scientists, geologists from sharing any kind of Joshimath land submergence report with the media.
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.