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The untold story from Uttarakhand

While the focus is on pilgrims, nobody is talking about the fate of boys and men who came from their villages in the Mandakini valley to earn during the yatri season. [more]

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Uttarakhand is paying the high price of anti-environmentalism

A “calamity of this magnitude” may make a lesser leader second-guess his decisions or rethink his future policies, but not Mr Bahuguna. He has no plans to reassess a single tourism or hydro project just because some “activists” are making a fuss. [more]

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Lost valley of flowers

Floods have washed away the village that cared for the upkeep of the precincts around the World Heritage Site. Will its residents get a chance to rebuild their lives? [more]

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Uttarakhand tragedy: How we ignored the writing on the wall

As the massive disaster in flood-stricken Uttarakhand unfolds, Himanshu Upadhyaya draws attention to the glaring inadequacies in disaster management preparedness and risk reduction in the state, as well as the nation, as exposed by recent audits. [more]

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Nature avenges its exploitation

The catastrophe in the Himalaya is the result of deforestation, unchecked construction of dwellings and large-scale building of big dams. [more]

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Rains over past three days extreme weather event: scientists

Unpredictability associated with monsoons will only increase as global temperatures rise. [more]

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Son of the Soil for the Upper House

It has been an odd practice, but Uttarakhand has rarely had a Rajya Sabha member from Uttarakhand. While Harish Rawat was elected to the upper house in 2002, and Bhagat Singh Koshiyari is currently still serving a term (incidentally, both were sent to the Rajya…

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So goes Rawat, so goes Uttarakhand

Harish Rawat is in a situation that recalls the saying, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” Despite being one of the most loyal and faithful Congress leaders of any state (or as Rawat himself put it, a “child bride”…

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Compromise choice of Bahuguna as CM

The Congress has finally pulled the trigger and selected the Tehri Garhwal MP Vijay Bahuguna as the next chief minister. Given that fellow MP Harish Rawat and State Congress President Yashpal Arya have long been seen as the top contenders, this is a surprising development…

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Gairsain within reach?

The 2012-2017 assembly presents some unique opportunities for pushing forward pro-hill policies. Given that the Congress-led government will have a 3:1 ratio of MLAs coming from the hills, a change in policy orientation is a distinct possibility. The potential dangers of course are present as…

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