Taking advantage of the unclear boundary between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, illegal mining is common along the Chakki stream that flows between the two states, revenue minister Kaul Singh said on Thursday.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh expanded his cabinet on Thursday, inducting Banjar legislator Karan Singh as a cabinet minister on Thursday.
Taking note of the rising wild animal menace in Himachal, chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday announced to set up a state-level committee to find a solution to the menace.
A 25-year-old man from Sirsa, Haryana, was found hanging in a hotel room in Shimla on Wednesday.
With the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) keeping up its diatribe against the ruling Congress on the issue of axing of trees, the state assembly was witness to an angry exchange of words between chief minister Virbhadra Singh and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. The opposition, later, staged a walkout.
Shimla Municipal Corporation's plan to ply golf carts on restricted roads of the hill state's capital has hit a road block as the Motor Vehicle Act does not consider golf cart a transport vehicle.
Transport minister GS Bali has said 248 bus accidents killed 227 people in 2014. Of the total accidents, 68 involved Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) buses, 158 private buses and 22 buses of other states. He was speaking during the question hour on the third day of the monsoon session of the Vidhan Sabha in Shimla.
Amid the increasing hostilities between the ruling Congress and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a government report confirming large-scale tree felling in the lush forests of Chamba could leave the former red-faced.
Three days after a team of geologists inspected the vicinity of the Manikaran gurdwara to assess landslide risk, it is yet to submit its report to the district administration.
A day after the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha expressed concern over the stray animals menace in the state, the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members accused the ruling Congress of releasing monkeys, trapped from across the state, in their constituencies.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday turned down allegations of the opposition that a Himachal cadre police officer on deputation to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was called back following investigation against his principal private secretary Subhash Ahluwalia in an alleged foreign exchange violation case.
A Poland national has gone missing while on a trek in Parvati valley of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.
The second day of the monsoon session began on a fiery note with opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) creating uproar in the House on Monday.
Otherwise a quiet state with low crime rates, Himachal Pradesh (HP) has been witnessing a substantial rise in the number of cases being registered under the Narcotics Drug and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
After a gap of three months, All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday arrived in Shimla to inspect her daughter's dream cottage at Chharabra, 14 km from the state capital.