Is the BJP government in Uttarakhand a proxy government?


Although Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat is leaving no stone unturned to bring investors in Uttarakhand, the sad part is the rest of the members of his team and administration seem to be least bothered about the hill state. Such is the condition of bureaucracy in the state that the Uttarakhand High Court has to interfere time and time again for More...

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By Uttarakhand News On Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Dehradun ranks 31st in the list of most polluted cities of the world

DEHRADUN has ranked 31st in the recently released list of most polluted cities of the world. Although the city’s rankings have improved (it was on the 29th slot last year), town planners, civic officials and More...

By Uttarakhand News On Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Where is the ‘tal’ of Nainital?

Gone are the days when the sight of a brimful lake mesmerized the travelers as soon as they entered the hill station of Nainital. Infact the very name of Nainital roughly translates to an eye shaped lake in Hindi, More...

By Uttarakhand News On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Do we need a smart city or a better city?

Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi put forward his vision of “Smart city”, the term never fails to crop up somewhere or the other almost every week. Although selected in the top 100 list of cities that More...

By Uttarakhand News On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Role of youth in making India a Superpower

40% Indians fall under the youth category To quote from a famous Bollywood film, “koi desh perfect nahi hota use perfect banana hota hai”, meaning no nation is perfect but it is made perfect by its people. And More...

By Uttarakhand News On Monday, November 9th, 2015

9th November 2000: A state is born after years of struggle

Uttarakhand celebrates its 15th formation day New millennium, new stars, new technologies To put things into perspective when the state of Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal at that time) was formed Atal Bihari Vajpayee was More...

By Uttarakhand News On Monday, July 27th, 2015

APJ Abdul Kalam: The People’s President

APJ Abdul Kalam: The epitome of “simple living high thinking” Very few people in the world are a source of inspiration across generations. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, the man who was loved unequivocally More...

By Uttarakhand News On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Net Neutrality: But Who will Guard the Guardians?

There is an old latin quote “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” by Roman poet Juvenal which roughly translates to “But who will guard the guardians?” This quote seems to be tailor made for TRAI’s (Telecom More...

By Uttarakhand News On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Digital India: Are we there yet?

What is Digital India? Digital India is an initiative by the Government of India to integrate the government departments and the people of India and to ensure effective governance. It also aims at ensuring the government More...