Over 700 families in Tehri have been left temporarily homeless after heavy rainfall and thunderstorms wreaked havoc in the hill district of Garhwal.

DEHRADUN: With several parts of Uttarakhand receiving incessant rainfall and the Met department issuing warning of heavy showers in the state, the disaster management department has deployed 18 qui

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government's special mining vigilance force (SMVF), constituted last December, has come down hard on illegal mining in the state's ecologically sensitive zones.

With rains lashing most parts of the higher reaches of the state, the rivers in Uttarakhand are flowing close to the danger mark, prompting the government to put the state's disaster response force