articles by Mangalesh Dabral


Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017: BJP's win proves Harish Rawat must work his way to the top again

This time too, BJP has won the Gangorti seat while the loser Congress has managed to win from Ranikhet.


Uttarakhand Election 2017: Absence of tourist spots from poll agendas shows parties' ignorance about state

Political parties should focus on building new and modernised hill stations which could contribute in increasing the revenue of the state and making it more beautiful and liveable instead of promising modern bridges and highways (like Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised) in Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand Election 2017: Dislocation and migration biggest crises in the hill state

A friend from Dehradun laments about the tragic geo-social process that has accelerated in Uttarakhand since its inception in 2000.


The inferno that razed the ‘fire of Uttarakhand’s forests' will impact its life deeply

This season, there are no rhododendrons in sight. They have been devoured by the real fire that has ravaged almost all of Uttarakhand, and entered neighbouring Himachal Pradesh.