Uttarakhand High Court identifies Ganga and Yamuna rivers as living entities


In an unprecedented order, the first of its kind in the country, Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday decreed that the rivers Ganga and Yamuna as well as their tributaries and sister bodies be declared as “legal and living entities having the status of a legal person with all corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person.” This, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Trivendra Singh Rawat to be next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

Swearing in Ceremony to place on Saturday Former state BJP chief Trivendra Singh Rawat will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday, informed sources said on Friday. Rawat, an organisational More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Trivendra Singh Rawat, emerges the front-runner in the race for chief minister’s post in Uttarakhand

Trivendra Singh Rawat, a leader with RSS background, has emerged as the front-runner in the race for the coveted chief minister’s post in Uttarakhand. He is likely to be elected the leader of the BJP legislature More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Saffron wave grips UP, Uttarakhand

In an unprecedented electoral success, the BJP, riding on the Modi wave, won 57 of the total 70 seats in Uttarakhand, the maximum by any party since the creation of the state. For the Congress, that won just 11 More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Fresh spells of rain and snow expected in Uttarakhand on Feb 19

After a prolonged dry spell in Uttarakhand, the meteorological centre on Friday predicted light to moderate rain and snow at a few places in the hill state on February 19 and 20. The weather in Uttarakhand has remained More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Uttarakhand witnesses record turnout of 68% voters

Uttarakhand’s 13 districts recorded a 68% turnout by 5 pm. Uttarkashi district had the highest turnout with 73% people casting their vote, followed by Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts with 70% More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Heads and Representatives of Election Management Bodies of 5 nations visit to witness assembly Elections in Uttarakhand

Thirteen Heads/Representatives of Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from Russian Federation, Namibia, Kyrgystan, Egypt and Bangladesh have arrived in New Delhi to witness ongoing Assembly elections in India.  The More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Modi confident of BJP returning to power in Uttarakhand

Addressing his first election rally in Kumaon’s Udham Singh Nagar on Saturday, PM Modi exhorted voters to give the BJP “a comfortable majority in Uttarakhand” so that “we can take up the task of translating More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, February 6th, 2017

5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Uttarakhand; Rudraprayg epicenter

An earthquake of Magnitude 5.8 Magnitude has jolted the hilly state of Uttarakhand. As per latest reports, the epicentre of the quake was at Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. Strong tremors were felt in many parts of More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Modi to address 4 election rallies in Uttarakhand from Feb 10 to 12

In a last effort to woo voters before the elections in Uttarakhand on February 15, PM Modi is all set to address the people in rallies in Uttarakhand. Modi will address the first rally in Haridwar on February 10, More...

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