Toll in hooch tragedy crosses 80; over 200 arrested in Uttar Pradesh after crack down on sale, distribution of illicit liquor
After poisoning from illicit liquor led to over 80 deaths in Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring Uttarakhand, authorities launched a crackdown on the sale and distribution of spurious alcohol and took action against excise and police officials.
Hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 70; 24 died in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district, 46 others in UP's Saharanpur and Meerut
The viscera of some more people reported killed in the hooch tragedy since Friday is still being examined to determine if those deaths are also alcohol-related.
34 die in Saharanpur and Haridwar after drinking hooch in Uttarakahand village; probe launched, 17 suspended
Eighteen from Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district and 16 from Uttarakhand's Haridwar district died on Friday allegedly after drinking hooch (spurious liquor) at a village in Haridwar during a mourning ritual
Day two of the Kumbh Mela offered glimpses into the devotion of the millions of devotees who congregated at the holy site of Prayagraj for a dip into the Ganga.
Only one of 39 areas along Ganga had clean water in post-monsoon season, says CPCB; 37 recorded moderate to severe pollution
Only one out of 39 locations through which the Ganga flows had clean water in the post-monsoon period this year, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said in its latest study.
A month after environmentalist GD Agrawal died fasting for a clean Ganga, an RTI query has revealed that the Prime Minister's Office received three letters from him demanding specific steps to be taken to imrpove the state of the river, but it failed to take action.
Asserting that a Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya soon, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said a piece of good news regarding this awaited devotees all over the country.
India lost one of its best environmentalists with Professor GD Agrawal's death, but other sadhus vow to keep up Ganga movement
Swami Sanand (Professor GD Agrawal) died at AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 11 October after a 111-day-long fast demanding that the Ganga be cleaned up and hydroprojects on rivers be stopped to ensure their uninterrupted flow.
'Ganga ma's soul must be crying out today': Congress slams Narendra Modi govt over death of activist GD Agarwal
Earlier in the day, former IIT Kanpur faculty member and environmental activist GD Agarwal, who was on an indefinite fast demanding the government to clean river Ganga, passed away.
Delhi farmers' protest: Prohibitory orders imposed in east, northeast parts of city as thousands march to National Capital
The city police Monday imposed prohibitory orders in east and northeast Delhi, anticipating law and order problems as thousands of Bhartiya Kisan Union members are on a march from Haridwar to reach the national capital Tuesday.
Medical examination of minor girl gang-raped in Dehradun school by fellow students confirms sexual assault
The Uttarakhand education department announced it will cancel the licence and no objection certificate issued to the Dehradun school
Uttarakhand HC orders CBI probe into deaths of tigers at Corbett reserve, asks agency to look into officials' 'connivance'
The Uttarakhand High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the death of tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve in the last five years.
2 killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand; 400 houses flooded, residents evacuated in Kotdwar district
At least two people were killed as incessant rains continued to batter Uttarakhand, an official said on Monday. The victims were a woman from Pithoragarh and a 65-year-old man, who was washed away in Roorkie by the Sukro river, which is in spate.
Kishan Ram, 14, is the youngest member of the Bolo Bum Bhole Yatra Samiti that has been making the Kanwar Yatra for the past two years
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Ganga; massive crowd gathers at Haridwar's Har ki Pauri to bid adieu to ex-PM
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes have been immersed in the Ganga. A huge crowd came to bid farwell to the ex- prime minister
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's daughter collects ashes from Delhi's Smriti Sthal; immersion ceremony to begin from Haridwar today
After Haridwar, Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in various rivers across the country. It will be immersed in all the holy rivers of Uttar Pradesh, including Ganga, Yamuna and Tapti.
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in various rivers across the country, starting with the Ganga at Haridwar.
Muslim man participating in Kanwar yatra stopped from offering namaz in Uttar Pradesh, police arrest 3 people
"I had gone to Haridwar as a Kanwar. On Friday, when I went to a mosque in Uttar Pradesh, some people assaulted me and stopped me from offering namaz", said Babu Khan.
The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh, following which the boy lodged a complaint. The man has been arrested,the officer said.
Kanwariyas engage in violence in Delhi, UP: It's time to stop unruly 'pilgrims' threatening people's safety
The dictionary meaning of 'pilgrimage' does not involve intimidation, threats, or violence. Yet, that is precisely what happened on the Kanwariyas' route to the Ganga.