The Story of Uttarakhand Andolan

The Story of Uttarakhand Andolan

By Nitin Chandola Uttarakhand Andolan was not only the demand of the separate state of Uttarakhand but was also a big war against the ignorance of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments. Though, the demand at first was to separate the Himalayan range dominated provinces, later with change in objectives of the natives of the region, ..

Pseudo Capital – Dehradun | Dilemma of Developing of Uttarakhand

Pseudo Capital – Dehradun | Dilemma of Developing of Uttarakhand

By Anjali Agrahari The erstwhile struggle for Uttrakhand is now shifted to striving for a battle of its own capital. Nestled between the foothills of Himalaya and Shivalik hills, the so-called pseudo capital ‘Dehradun’ is still in a controversial frame within the eyes of people living in the centre of Garhwal and Kumaon region. After ..

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

By Nidhi Rauthan Have you ever wondered what a smart city is? In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got to power along with his BJP government, with a vision to make India a fully developed country. He initiated the Smart City Mission under which 100 cities were to be chosen from all over the country ..

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

By Kushagra Mittal The twenty-first century, oldest civilization, world’s largest democracy, and second-most populated nation. What comes to your mind when you read such eye-catching adjectives for your country? Is it ‘developed’, ‘literate’, ‘superpower’? The reality is indeed very far from it. In spite of being the world’s largest democracy and second most populated nation, ..

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

By Ayushi Nagalia India being a huge country with an enormous population has had its fair amount of representation in Hollywood or any other filmmaking industry. A vast number of celebrities visit India every year. Many foreign bloggers and travelers visit and document India in different written and multimedia forms. Numerous photographers visit India for ..

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

By Nitin Chandola Dehradun’s decline in Swachh Bharat Sarvekshan 2017 was a shocking moment for the city residents. The failure of “to be Smart city” in the factor of cleanliness made us clear about the current condition of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan in Dehradun. The Swachh Bharat index 2017 was completely based on the rate of ..

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

By Nidhi Rauthan Uttrakhand is one of the most beautiful and divine state of India, it has developed a lot in past few years and recovered from the great calamity of 2013. In the race of attaining success, good livelihood and development,  people have not forgotten their main roots and religious believes.  Garhwal, Kumaun and ..

Editorial, June 2017

Editorial, June 2017

Indian mythologies revolve around epics, Puranas, and Vedas written eons back. Uttarakhand during ancient times was known as Uttar-Panchal in many Upanishads, it is a key origin of the Vedas and Shri Bhagavad Purana. Maharishi Manu recited Shrimad Bhagavad to all his disciples on the bank of River Ganga in Rishikesh. When Garhwal and Kumaon ..

Literates, too ,Lacks in Civic Sense – A limelight

Literates, too ,Lacks in Civic Sense – A limelight

by Priyanjali Bhalla Over years people have been counting literacy rates. The statistics state 74.4% people in India as literates. We see people becoming more aware about educating their younger generation but what they are looking for is just superficial knowledge .In a fact not even knowledge what they are preparing their kids for is ..

Education in Dehradun is Driven by “Medium” of School

Education in Dehradun is Driven by “Medium” of School

by Shivnetri Kushwaha An education system of a society is believed to produce students who grow to become the pillars of it. But what if under the same system its students are taught hogwash that decays the society from within? Or maybe are misled to follow norms that stand against the very ideology of education. ..