Badrinath News

Badrinath shrine reopens after winter break

Elaborate rituals preceded the formal opening. Around 10,000 devotees visited the high altitude shrine on opening day, a temple committee official said.

Yamunotri Chota Char Dham Yatra: How to reach there, where to stay and why is it important to devotees

Despite the four sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath being located pretty close to each other, the higher mountain regions makes it pretty impossible to have any direct road connection between them.


Uttarakhand: Bus on way to Badrinath overturns; 2 women pilgrims killed, 15 injured

The accident occurred near the Bageshwar bridge on the Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway, a police press release said. One woman was killed on the spot and the other during treatment at a hospital, it said.

Helicopter accident in Badrinath kills one, pilots suffer injuries

The engineer on board died after he got strangled in the blades of the chopper.

Over 3 lakh more pilgrims visit chardham this season

The rise in the number of pilgrims to visit the chardham this season shows their growing confidence in the reconstruction work carried out by the state government in the area after the devastating floods of 2013.

Landslide on Badrinath route, 500 pilgrims stranded

A landslide had occurred in Hathi Parbat before the Badrinath yatra commenced on April 26.


All pilgrims evacuated from Sri Henmkunt Sahib: Govt

The Punjab government Monday claimed that all the pilgrims stranded at Sri Hemkunt Sahib have been evacuated.

Uttarakhand helpline numbers

Many state govts have released helpline numbers to gather information on survivors.

Heavy rains in Uttarakhand,four persons feared dead

Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway was closed at a number of places.

A year after Uttarakhand flashfloods, portals of Kedarnath Shrine to reopen on May 4  

While Badrinath will be opened on May 5, Gangotri and Yamunotri will be opened for devotees on May 2, on the occasion of Akshya Tritiya.