The death toll in the landslides, cloudburst and flash floods that followed incessant rain in Uttarakhand reached 34 as ITBP and police personnel on Sunday searched the debris of flattened homes in

Ten people were killed and 38 others went missing as incessant rains battered Uttarakhand today triggering landslides, cloud bursts and flash floods which flattened homes and stranded hundreds of pilgrims with the Chardham Yatra coming to a grinding halt.

The Garhwal region bore the brunt of the natural calamity. The state government has sounded a high alert after the MET department’s warned of very heavy rains and sought the help of the army to mitigate the sufferings of the people.

Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad, the apex body of sadhus and saints in the country, has strongly criticised Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand's (also know as Prof GD Aggrawal, who has been sitting on fast u

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale shook parts of Punjab, Haryana and Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours today.

About 1,500 pilgrims are stranded on the Rishikesh-Gangotri route since Thursday. Over 20 villages still cut off. The toll on life and property is rising as monsoon wreaks havoc in the hills.

DEHRA DUN, 9 AUG: The state government is opposed to the proposed notification of the Union government to declare Gaumukh-Uttarakhand stretch an eco-sensitive zone.

Monsoon rain continued to lash most parts of North India on Tuesday even as 14 people were killed due to rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh and the hill State of Uttarakhand.

At least 12 persons, including women and children, were killed in rain-related incidents as heavy to moderate rain lashed Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, officials said.

While nine persons were killed in Farukk

New Delhi: Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh has gone ahead and paved the legal ground to regulate development work along 135 kilometres of the Bhagirathi river from Gaumukh to Uttarkashi after the Uttarakhand government failed to do so.

In a letter to the BJP chief minister of the hill state, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the Union environment minister has pointed out that a decision to

The Centre on Friday decided to declare 135-km stretch between Gomukh and Uttarkashi along River Bhagirathi as an

New Delhi Yielding to former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharati