India  /  Published 06.07.20

Police in place of petal shower for pilgrims

Last year, the BJP governments of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had showered rose petals from helicopters on Kanwariyas, seasonal pilgrims from across north India who collect Ganga water from Haridwar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Priests protest govt temple ‘grab’

The priests of various temples in Uttarakhand are holding relay dharnas on the premises accusing the state’s BJP government of trying to grab their shrines’ earnings. At the heart of the ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.04.20

Stranded tourists from Bengal seek government help

A group of 27 tourists from Bengal stuck here for over a month because of the lockdown requested the district administration on Saturday to send them home, saying they had run out of money and essenti...
By PTI in Pithoragarh

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Lockdown claims jobless gardener

A gardener who had lost his job in the ongoing lockdown ended his life in Uttarakhand on Tuesday evening, no longer able to bear the frustration of seeing his ailing mother suffer after spending all t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.20

Cleaner rivers, albeit briefly

There is fear that the lockdown, which has been necessitated by the marauding coronavirus, could sound the death knell for an already ailing economy. Ironically, the lockdown has breathed a fresh whif...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Modi Kitchen versus Sonia Kitchen

Across the country, community kitchens have joined the war against the virus. Some have spiced it up — with a dash of big names.It is Modi Kitchen versus Sonia Kitchen now playing out in Uttarakhand...
By Piyush Srivastava in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Coronavirus link in Uttarakhand suicide

A 56-year-old man said to have walked 80km to visit his daughter before being admitted to a quarantine centre in Rudrapur city, Uttarakhand, hanged himself on Monday, a day before his Covid-19 test re...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.03.20

Uttarakhand put under lockdown

The Uttarakhand government imposed a lockdown till March 31 in the state on Sunday to contain the spread of the coronavirus, officials said.However, essential supplies such as medicines, foodgrains, v...
By PTI in Dehradun

Travel  /  Published 02.03.20

In the lap of the vibrant Garhwal Himalayas

Quench your thirst and chill out with a cup of steaming hot cappuccino or a delicious ice cream at Cafe Buransh. No, not in the crowded jungle of the multi-storied, sky-kissing-building decorated metr...
By Snehamanju Basu in

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.20

Quotas: More than just the law

Reservations for those historically deprived of the educational and social benefits of an advancing country have always provided cause for debate. The constitutional thrust to level the field has been...
By The Editorial Board in


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