Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced that Rs 3.5 lakh will be paid to the kin of the dead, Rs 50,000 to the grievously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries
Rescue operations at Khatauli in Muzaffaranagar, where the Kalinga Utkal Express had derailed, concluded on Sunday morning with the death toll climbing to 24
Utkal Express derailment: Congress slams Modi govt, claims 259 deaths have occured due to rail accidents since 2014
Congress slammed the Narendra Modi government over the railway's security record, noting that ever since it came to power in 2014, 259 passengers have died
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who died in the train accident near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.
Naveen Patnaik announced Rs five lakh ex-gratia relief to the next of the kin of Odia passengers killed in the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailment in Uttar Pradesh.
Utkal Express derailment: Narendra Modi assures swift action from railway ministry, Uttar Pradesh govt
Narendra Modi expressed extreme pain over the derailment of Utkal Express and said the Railway Ministry is doing everything possible and providing all assistance required.
Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand
The Supreme Court on Friday relaxed its ban on liquor vends alongside highways in nine districts of Uttarakhand and parts of two other districts from the 500-metre cap.
A public school teacher has been booked for "stripping" two girl students in the classroom for faring poorly in the English test, a senior police official said on Thursday.
Ganga cleaning mission: Green activist MC Mehta seeks CBI probe into Rs 7,000 crore spent in project
Noted environmentalist and lawyer MC Mehta on Thursday demanded a CBI enquiry into the spending of over Rs 7,000 crore by the Centre and state government in cleaning the 500 km stretch of the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.
The NGT on Friday directed the Uttarakhand government to ensure there is no "illegal" sand mining being carried out on the floodplains of river Ganga in the state.
In the Uttarkashi bus accident,he death toll in the bus accident near Nalupani in the district has mounted to 24 after three more bodies were recovered.
Soon after the accident, people blocked movement of traffic, seeking tough action against the errant driver.
UP Irrigation Minister Dharmapal Singh: Butchers priority for Akhilesh, farmers important for Yogi Adityanath
Haridwar: Farmers are a priority for the Yogi Adityanath government while butchers were a priority for his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav, an Uttar Pradesh Minister has said.
Pakistan-born liberal author Tarek Fatah, a Shia worship place in Uttar Pradesh and a crowded area in Haridwar in Uttarakhand were among the targets of the four terror suspects held in a multi-state operation last week, police said on Tuesday in Lucknow.
In a landmark judgement, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday accorded the status of "living human entities" to the Ganga and Yamuna, two of India's most sacred rivers.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stormed to a massive win in Uttarakhand on Saturday, clinching the 70-seat Assembly with a comfortable majority, relegating Harish Rawat's incumbent Congress party to a heavy defeat
The reflections of the migration are visible in the elections too. When Uttarakhand is gearing up to elect its fourth assembly, there are many mountain villages where hardly any voters are left.
With 51 candidates withdrawing from the fray on the last day for withdrawal of nominations, the chessboard for the 15 February Assembly polls in Uttarakhand is laid out where the ruling Congress and opposition BJP appear to be locked in a straight contest in a majority of total 70 seats.