Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue: Diwali returns to Ginjas village, as rescued worker Deepak returns

MUZAFFARPUR: As news reached of Deepak’s rescue from the collapsed Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel in Uttarakhand after 17 days of agony, his hometown of Ginjas village erupted in joy with celebrations akin to Diwali enveloping it entirely.   Deepak, an employee of Navayuga Limited, found himself among the 41 workers trapped inside the Uttarkashi tunnel since […]

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: NDMA discloses each worker’s rescue took 3-5 minutes

NEW DELHI: During a meeting hosted by the National Disaster Management Authority, Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain, a member of the NDMA, revealed that the entire operation to rescue the 41 trapped workers would require three to five minutes individually. Hasnain told The New Indian, “Unless anything unforeseen happens, it will take only three to […]

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue update: Senior official promises significant news in 24 hours

NEW DELHI: Rescue workers from five public sector agencies ONGC, SJVNL, RVNL, NHIDCL, and THDCL have said that they expect “some big news” over the next 24 hours in the Uttarkashi tunnel operations in Uttarakhand, on Wednesday. The workers have been toiling for over 11 days to rescue the 41 labourers stuck inside Uttarakhand’s partially […]

UKSSSC Scam: Unrest In Power Circles As CM Orders To Fast-Track Probe

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami directed the cancellation of government recruitment examinations where irregularities are detected and bring all culprits to book after fast-tracking the investigations

U’khand: Woman In Labour Airlifted After CM’s Order

A pregnant woman in labour pain was airlifted from a remote village in Uttarkashi district after Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami intervened in the matter

Star Power: Pant Named Uttarakhand Brand Ambassador

DEHRADUN: Years after he left Uttarakhand to make his mark as a cricketer, India’s star wicket-keeper batsman, Rishabh Pant, was named the brand ambassador for the state. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami felicitated him at a programme organised at Uttarakhand Sadan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, CM Dhami said, “The […]

Bad Influence: ‘Robinhood’ In Trouble For On-Road Drinking

  DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand police promised action against a social media influencer after his video of consuming alcohol on the road and disrupting traffic went viral. In the video, social media influencer Bobby Kataria, who calls himself ‘Robinhood of Gurugram’, was seen drinking on the road. His antics disrupt traffic at Kimadi Road in Dehradun. Dalip […]

Dhami Meets HM Shah; Sparks Talks Of Cabinet Expansion

DEHRADUN: Speculations were rife as Uttarakhand Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami met with Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday. Sources in the Uttarakhand unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the government told The New Indian that Cabinet expansion is likely to happen soon. The meeting between Dhami and Shah is said to […]

UCC To Be A Reality Soon In Uttarakhand: CM Dhami

DEHRADUN: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) election promise of implementing the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will soon be a reality in Uttarakhand, chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said on Tuesday. Speaking at an event in New Delhi, Dhami said that the Uttarakhand unit of the BJP had, in the last Assembly polls, promised to the […]

U’khand To Launch CM’s Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Soon

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand will soon launch the Chief Minister’s Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, similar to the Prime Minister’s Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, according to Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. CM Dhami said, “State can be prosperous only through a strong farmer. For this, the CM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will soon be launched in the state. […]