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Tehri is empty now, Bahuguna leaves

OLD TEHRI (UTTARANCHAL), JUL 31 (PTI) Most of the people, including environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna, have been evacuated from this marooned town raising hope for an early settlement of the vexed rehabilitation process as well as the commissioning of the first phase of the 2400 MW…

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More than 65% of Tehri submerged in Bhagirathi

TEHRI, JULY 29 (PTI) More than 65 per cent of old Tehri town was today inundated after the waters of Bhagirathi river reservoir of the 2400 mw Tehri hydel project rose sharply even as tension gripped the area with a handful of people refusing to…

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Uttarakhand Rape Case Update

NEW DELHI: YEARS before Gujarat became a damning case of state complicity in violence, there was Muzaffarnagar. An incident that was the turning point in the political history of Uttaranchal; a catalyst in the eventual formation of the state. On the night of October 1,…

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ABHIYAN UPDATE (Jul. 2)

The 4th Askot-Arakot Abhiyan has entered its last leg of 45 days, 1,000Km long PADYATRA of Uttarakhand. Having walked through 16 BUGYALs, 20 KHARAKs (CHHANIs), 350 villages and crossed over 30 rivers, today the ABHIYAN today is reaching at NAUGAON in Uttarkashi district. Mountaineer Padma…

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ABHIYAN UPDATE (Jun. 22)

It’s been a great week long experience joining the Team at Pipalkoti in Chamoli and leaving them at Makku in Rudraprayag before physically getting into the survey of the last border village – MANA of district Chamoli. My trek from Bairangana near Mondal to Chopta…

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ABHIYAN UPDATE (Jun. 2)

The 4th Askot-Arakot Abhiyan (1974-84-94-2004) expedition by PAHAR, which began on May 25 from PANGU has covered over 60 villages of district Pithoragarh. The group is trekking 20-25Kms. a day. Today, it has reached KEEMU in Bageshwar district. Over 1,000Kms long distance will be covered…

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Uttarakhand and the human right to development

(Excerpts of the presidential speech delivered by Ravi Kiran Jain, Senior Advocate, Allahabad High Court, and the President of Uttar Pradesh People’s Union for Civil Liberties, at the 24th Annual JP Memorial Lecture, at Rink Hall, Mallital, Nainital, Uttaranchal, on March 23, 2004.) PUCL Bulletin,…

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Askot to Arakot research expedition to cover 350 villages

Raju Gusain Garhwal Post, May 23, 2004 DEHRADUN: PAHAR is once again organising the ‘Askot Arakot Abhiyan-2004’ from 25 May to 8 July. PAHAR is a leading research organisation of Uttaranchal based in Nainital. Starting from Askot (Pithoragarh) bordering Nepal, the expedition will conclude at…

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Elections 2004 – Real World defeats Virtual Reality

May 16, 2004 The 2004 Elections were a stunner, no doubt about it. Most commentators were caught out, having been completely bowled over by the NDA’s spin, and the careful papering over of the deep maladies afflicting the country’s people. Few were aware about the…

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Mine, not yours

Kanchi Kohli The Hindu, Sunday, Mar 28, 2004 Threatened by limestone quarrying, the people of Hemwalghati launched an agitation to safeguard their livelihood and rights. Kanchi Kohli comments. “Paharh ki haddi tootegi, desh ki dharti doobegi.” (If the backbone of the hills breaks, the plains…

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