Lightning struck near the Brahmakund at Har Ki Pauri, following which a transformer got ignited and the wall collapsed.
Names of 10 members of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust, a body constituted to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, were announced
Senior lawyer, battery of spiritual leaders, Ayodhya-based homeopathic doctor among members of trust constituted for Ram Temple construction
The Centre on Wednesday constituted an independent 15-member Trust to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, after an announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha
Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela
'Gangasagar Mela is at par with the Kumbh Mela. The Centre provides funds for Kumbh Mela but does not extend financial assistance for Gangasagar', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee
Swedish royal couple clean up Mumbai's Versova beach; Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia to meet Maharashtra Governor today
Royal couple from Sweden also interacted with volunteers of the Versova Beach clean-up project
BJP issues show cause notice to Uttarakhand MLA after viral video shows lawmaker dancing with guns in hands
Suspended BJP MLA from Uttarkhand Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion landed in trouble once again on Wednesday as a video showing him dancing with guns in his hands during a get-together went viral prompting an embarrassed party to issue a show cause notice to him
Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand with some parts receiving 222 mm of rainfall; IMD says state to have similar weather till 15 July
Heavy rains on Tuesday lashed many parts of Uttarakhand, especially those in Kumaon region, with Khatima in Udham Singh Nagar district receiving the maximum of 222 millimetres of showers.
DJs to play only bhajans at Kanwar Yatra in Uttar Pradesh; 'no filmy songs allowed,' orders CM Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that DJs will be allowed during 'Kanwar Yatra' if they play 'bhajan' and not filmy songs.
Five arrested in Haridwar after video showing liquor mafia beating up policeman goes viral over social media
Five people have been arrested Haridwar, Uttarakhand after a video of a policeman being trashed allegedly by the liquor mafia went viral over social media recently, police said.
Senior social welfare department official, 11 others arrested for involvement in multi-crore SC/ST 'scholarship scam' in Uttarakhand
Twelve people, including the state deputy director of the social welfare department Anurag Shankhdhar, have been arrested over their alleged involvement in a multi-crore SC/ST scholarship scam in Uttarakhand
Recent forest fires in Uttarakhand destroy huge swathes of green cover; experts blame errant monsoon
Every year, Uttarakhand loses a large part of its forest cover to fires, mostly during this time of the year when the mercury soars.
Polling concludes for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand; hilly state records 57.55% turnout amid several high-profile contests
Uttarakhand recorded lower voter turnout (57.75%) as compared to 2014 Lok Sabha polls in the hilly state as polling concluded for the five seats in the hilly state
BJP candidate list for Lok Sabha election in Uttarakhand marks rise of a new order, passing of old guard
For the first time, the BJP is going to contest the election in Uttarakhand without its two strongest pillars, who were considered integral to the party's leadership.
Rising demand for hooch during elections, used to influence voters, increases risk of more spurious liquor-related deaths
Over 100 people died in hooch tragedies in February in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur and Kushinagar and in Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
Expressing dismay over the killing of 40 CRPF jawans in a terror attack in Pulwama orchestrated by Pakistan-based terror outfit—Jaish-e-Mohammad, Ramdev said: "No one is purified without war."
NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reports
NHRC took suo motu cognizance of reports that in Pusaina village, out of 300 families, 150 have widows whose husbands died after consuming spurious liquor
Hooch tragedies: Lack of uniformity in taxation, pricing leads to inter-state smuggling; India needs National Alcohol Policy
Hooch deaths aren't a one-off incident caused by negligence of a government, it's a collective failure of conscience and method.
The Haridwar police have arrested the prime accused Sardar Hardev and his son Sukka in Jhabrera in connection with the deaths that occurred due to consumption of illicit liquor or hooch in Uttarkhand's Roorkee.
Uttar Pradesh govt constitutes five-member SIT to investigate hooch tragedy; two arrested in Kushinagar
The Uttar Pradesh government constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe recent deaths due to consumption of illicit liquor in Saharanpur, Kushinagar
Two arrested in connection with Kushinagar hooch tragedy; toll in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh crosses 80
Two persons have been arrested in connection with Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar hooch tragedy, which claimed eight lives, said Superintendent of Police Rajeev Narayan Mishra