Anupam Trivedi provides impetus to HT’s coverage from Uttarakhand and has covered politics, environment, policing, entertainment for close to 17 years.
Articles by Anupam Trivedi
An unprecedented suggestion came from President Pratibha Patil to the management of famous Doon School as she advocated for girl students entry in the school.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi is on a tour of flood and cloudburst hit areas of Uttarakhand on Tuesday where 60 people have died and thousands rendered homeless in the past few days.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed honorary wildlife warden for the Jim Corbett National Park and will also be brand ambassador for tiger conservation in Uttarakhand. Anupam Trivedi reports.
What is termed as an illegal activity seems to be legal in Uttarakhand. The film industry for long has been raising voice against the illegal public broadcasting of films and songs on local cable channels but the Uttarakhand government appears to be ‘comfortable’ with the idea.
Putting break on all speculations, BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Friday announced that the assembly elections scheduled in 2012 in Uttarakhand would be contested under the leadership of Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who got engaged to school friend Sakshi Singh Rawat yesterday is likely to get married at a hotel in Dehradun later today, reports said. Bollywood stars congratulate Dhoni, Sakshi
A study group constituted by Prime Minister to ascertain the status of Himalayan glaciers has noted that there was no immediate threat to glaciers.
The Uttarakhand government gave Sanskrit the status of second official language of the state. This comes after Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that he intended to promote Sanskrit in the state. Anupam Trivedi reports.
The solar eclipse cast its shadow over the bustling Kumbh Mela bringing it to a standstill, with even the temples closed till the afternoon on Friday.
Hundreds of foreign nationals are enthralled with the Kumbh – the global fair. One such visitor is Maria Wirth, a German, who says these melas inspire her to lead a different life style than what she normally leads.
Updated on Feb 12, 2010 07:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAnupam Trivedi & Radhika Nagrath, Haridwar
Thousands of devotes are expected to take dip in river Ganga this afternoon, on the second day of Maha Kumbh, once the solar eclipse is over at around 1500 hours.
About one million pilgrims took the holy dip on Thursday on the opening day of the three-month-long Kumbh Mela at Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
For the lakhs of devotees arriving in Haridwar, taking dip in the Ganga during Kumbh is the way of getting salvation from sins but for the petty traders and roadside vendors to hoteliers, big and small, it is big business.
Around four lakh pilgrims took dip in the icy water of Ganga River on the occasion of the first bath of the biggest human confluence – Kumbh Mela- that commenced in Haridwar today. Anupam Trivedi reports.
Mountaineer Loveraj Singh Dharmshaktu is on top of the world. His wife, Reena Kaushal became the first Indian women to unfurl the national flag at the South Pole.
ND Tiwari, who resigned as Andhra Pradesh Governor on Saturday after a Telugu TV channel aired footage purportedly showing him having a romp with three women, said he was innocent and had been “framed”.
A CBI special court on Wednesday sent three policemen arrested in connection with the killing of an MBA student into 14-day judicial custody.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Court on Wednesday sent three policemen named in the Ranbeer encounter case into 14 days of judicial remand, report HT Correspondent & Anupam Trivedi.
Updated on Oct 14, 2009 06:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent/Anupam Trivedi, Dehradun
At a time when fewer job openings are on offer for youths due to recession, young priests from Uttarakhand are heading for greener pastures abroad. Global meltdown has sure taken a toll on jobs worldwide, but there was no dearth of job offers for priests from the state.
At least 43 people were feared dead and several others injured in massive landslides caused by heavy rains in three hilly villages of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Friday morning.
Updated on Aug 09, 2009 01:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAnupam Trivedi and Deep Joshi, Pithoragarh
With the BJP losing all five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand, political tensions are rife in the hill state. It was suspected that Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri had resigned.
In a bid to keep voters cool ahead of elections, states across northern India are drawing extra electricity from the national power grid so heavily that it faces the risk of collapsing, power officials said.
Updated on Apr 23, 2009 01:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAnupama Airy & Anupam Trivedi, New Delhi/dehradun
The party’s Uttarakhand unit is planning to release a separate manifesto highlighting state-specific issues. And one prominent issue will be 10 per cent reservation for local students in English-medium public schools, reports Anupam Trivedi.
The officials in-charge of the South Asian Federation Winter Games, slated in March next year at Auli, are making a mockery of themselves, or so it seems, reports Anupam Trivedi.
Three Christians, including a priest, were attacked on Monday by members of the VHP and Veer Sarvarkar Yuva Morcha at Choela Buttuwala village nearby on charges of allegedly trying to convert local residents.
Updated on Nov 04, 2008 12:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByRakesh Ranjan and Anupam Trivedi, Dehradun
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday kicked off the second leg of his three-day Uttarakhand tour, visiting Uttarakashi, Tehri and Srinagar in Garhwal region.
Differences have surfaced within the Uttarakhand government on the issue of allotting additional land to the Tata Motors plant at Pantnagar.
As the Ramayana goes: even the mighty Hanuman failed to locate this herb, forcing him to carry an entire mountain all the way to Lanka. But Baba Ramdev’s Pitanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar has claimed to locate the sanjeevani booti.
Will West Bengal’s loss be Uttarakhand’s gain? There’s a buzz in the Pantnagar plant of Tata Motors that equipment from Singur is being shifted here.
Updated on Sep 25, 2008 01:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAnupam Trivedi, Deep Joshi, Dehradun/nainital
A smaller cousin of the fast vanishing tiger — the leopard in Uttarakhand is a target for poachers having links with smugglers catering to eager buyers in Asian markets, reports Anupam Trivedi.