Soon after the Modi government announced a country-wide campaign to clean up the Ganga and its tributaries, including Bhagirathi and Alakanda, within a stipulated time frame, the Uttarakhand govern

Dehradun: Chief minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday announced that the state government will formulated its policy on mining modeled on the Center's upcoming policy on it.

Five days after the state government officially halted the Char Dham yatra due to incessant rains and inclement weather conditions, about 35 villages in various districts remain cut off as 168 conn

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand high court on Monday banned all construction activity within 200 metres of all rivers in the state — including the Ganga and its tributaries such as the Alaknanda, Bhagira

Dehradun: In a bid to check illegal mining in ecologically sensitive areas close to various rivers in Uttarakhand — such as the Alakanda, the Mandakini and some minirivers — Uttarakhand chief minis