The government has maintained that it would study the Supreme Court's ruling on hydel projects

At a time when the Uttarakhand government has launched a campaign to highlight its achievements in the media, the hydropower sector, a key growth driver in the hill state, has virtually been put on the backburner.

A Delhi-based NGO has launched a Rs 50 million project to restore the livelihood of 2,000 flood affected families across three districts of Uttarakhand.

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

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/08/2013 regarding ecological and environmental disaster that occurred in the State of Uttarakhand and massive constructions and projects raised on the various hills of the State of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand CM Vijay Bahuguna has said the state government would shortly formulate special policies for the development of new hydel projects and other reconstruction works in view of the June 16-

Heavy showers continued to lash various parts of Uttarakhand, where a number of houses were damaged in Chamoli following a cloudburst while many other settlements in Uttarkashi district are sinking

Heavy rains today lashed Uttarkashi and Ranikhet in Uttarakhand where four persons were feared dead after their jeep fell into the swollen Mandakini river.

Eleven hydropower projects in the downstream of Gaumukh in Uttarakhand have got clearance from the Environment Ministry since 2006, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Parts of the Indian Himalayan region are facing the risk of major earthquakes in the future, according to a study conducted by city-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).

इस प्रदेश का आपदा प्रबंध तंत्र खुद ही आपदाग्रस्त है। तीन बड़ी आपदाओं के बाद भी राज्य आपदा प्राधिकरण को सक्रिय नहीं किया गया। आलम यह है कि 17 जून को केदारनाथ की तबाही का संकेत मिलने के बाद भी इसी दि