- Jan 28, 2015 16:06 IST
Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh was on Wednesday sworn in as the Himachal Pradesh governor here. He was administered oath of office by Himachal Pradesh high court Chief justice Mansoor Ahmed Mir at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhawan.
- Jan 27, 2015 11:46 IST
Cold wave intensified across the Himachal Pradesh as higher altitude areas received mild snowfall while lower and middle hills were lashed by mild rain. Met department had predicted dry weather till January 26 but the nature proved weatherman wrong as several parts of the state received light rain and snowfall started at higher reaches on Monday evening.
- Jan 27, 2015 11:12 IST
Urmila Singh demitted office as Himachal Pradesh governor after attending the 66th Republic Day function at the historic Ridge ground of state capital town Shimla on Monday.
- Jan 25, 2015 19:01 IST
Despite stringent laws and stepped-up policing, crimes against women have seen a significant increase in Kullu district. Contrary to common perceptions about the state, women do not appear to be safe here as is evident by the rising number of murders, rapes, abduction, assault and other heinous crimes, raising serious concerns.
- Jan 23, 2015 20:19 IST
Himachal Pradesh state capital Shimla on Friday experienced more snow after two days of intermittent rainfall with the minimum temperature recorded at minus 2 degrees Celsius, the season's lowest.
- Jan 24, 2015 18:43 IST
Himachal Pradesh plans to ask the Nepalese government to deport the main accused in the idol-theft case. The accused, Nar Prashad Jaisi, a resident of Kalika in Humla district of Nepal, was arrested by the Special Nepal Police following a tip-off by the three-member team of Himachal Police sent to the country.
- Jan 22, 2015 22:26 IST
Assuring to sort out problems being faced by Bhakhra oustees of Una, chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said those who, due to certain reasons, could not be rehabilitated in Haryana state, where they were allotted land, would be resettled within the Una district.
- Jan 22, 2015 22:06 IST
State excise & taxation minister Prakash Chaudhary has criticised the BJP-led central government for its latest ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation & Resettlement Act, 2013. Talking to reporters on Thursday, he said the Modi government's decision to revise laws through an ordinance will serve the interests of industrialists, multinational companies and real estate barons.
- Jan 22, 2015 22:02 IST
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision on the contest of elections to the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) has demanded that the same analogy should apply to officials of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA). In a press release issued on Thursday, the party's Himachal Pradesh state secretariat termed the court's verdict as a "historical judgment that should be followed at the state level as well".
- Jan 19, 2015 22:06 IST
The Himachal secretariat of the Communist Party of India Marxist (CPM) has sought chief minister Virbhadra Singh's intervention in the issue of the ownership of the1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri hydroelectric dam to the state government to tide over its ballooning fiscal deficit.
- Jan 19, 2015 22:09 IST
The workers of hydro-power projects, Jaypee (JP), in Kinnaur for the first time formed a workers union for meeting their long-pending demands.
- Jan 19, 2015 21:53 IST
In the wake of poor class 10 examination results in 10 for the past three years, the Himachal education department has decided to issue “show cause” notices to over 300 state-run schools.
- Jan 18, 2015 00:33 IST
Himachal Pradesh vidhan sabha speaker, Brij Bihari Lal Butail on Saturday summoned four independent legislators for a personal hearing on a writ petition filed against them by Bharatiya Janata Party seeking their disqualification from the House.
- Jan 18, 2015 00:36 IST
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday started a three-day tour of the Hamirpur district, the heartland of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and took a dig at the saffron party there.
- Jan 19, 2015 21:51 IST
The district Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wing on Monday termed chief minister Virbhadra Singh's three-day tour to Hamirpur as a “big fiasco”.