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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019
Naresh K Thakur

Naresh K Thakur


Naresh K Thakur is a staff reporter in Hindustan Times’ Himachal bureau. Based at Dharamshala, he covers Tibetan affairs, local politics and environmental issues.

articles by Naresh K Thakur (437 results)
May 21, 2019 10:59
Located deep in Himalayas at the height of 2,575 metre, Bara-Bhangal village falls in Baijanth subdivision of Kangra district. read more
May 18, 2019 16:46
Riding on the Modi wave, the Bharatiya Janata Party had won all the four Lok Sabha seats — Mandi, Kangra, Shimla and Hamirpur — in the last general election in 2014. read more
May 12, 2019 16:01
The BJP’s manifesto also promises to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution which applies to Jammu and Kashmir. read more
May 08, 2019 14:15
On a campaign spree, Congress veteran Virbhadra Singh canvasses till late hours, criss-crossing different rural assembly segments in the four parliamentary constituencies to address three to four poll meetings a day. read more
Apr 22, 2019 13:08
HPBOSE HP Board 12 Result 2019 : HPBoSE chairman Suresh Kumar Soni said 95,492 students appeared for the examinations, of which 58,949 passed. read more
Apr 22, 2019 12:48
Confident of winning, Congress’ Mandi Lok Sabha seat candidate Ashray Sharma is on a whirlwind tour across the parliamentary constituency, which comprises 17 assembly segments of Mandi, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba and Shimla districts. read more
Mar 26, 2019 15:29
Though the latest move by Sukh Ram is unlikely to affect the political scenario in Mandi, it has catapulted him into yet another controversy. read more
Mar 25, 2019 14:54
The 84-year-old BJP leader Shanta Kumar, who is credited with building up the party in Himachal Pradesh, was in the race for ticket from the politically significant Kangra parliamentary constituency before he opted out of poll fray on Saturday. read more
Mar 19, 2019 15:15
While the BJP is in a fix over selecting candidates for Mandi and Shimla Lok Sabha constituencies, Congress has not been able to find a nominee for all four parliamentary seats- Mandi, Shimla, Hamirpur and Kangra. read more
Mar 18, 2019 14:13
Accessibility is the one giant problem facing both Bara-Bhagal as well as Kuther polling booths of Himachal Pradesh. One has to trek for three days to reach BaraBhangal, while Kuther, an island in Pong Lake, is accessible only by crossing the dam water... read more
Mar 12, 2019 12:54
The Kangra Lok Sabha constituency, in the land of Katoch royal dynasty, includes 13 of the 15 assembly segments in Kangra district and four in Chamba and has the distinction of tilting the scales of Himachal politics. read more
Mar 12, 2019 11:30
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Former Himachal chief minister and MP from Kangra Lok Sabha constituency, Shanta Kumar was an under-performer in the House. The veteran BJP leader has often expressed the desire to quit electoral politics on public platforms... read more
Feb 15, 2019 13:14
Pulwama terror attack: The Central Reserve Police Force has confirmed 38 deaths in the suicide bombing, counted among the bloodiest in Kashmir. Initial reports, quoting security officials, had said 44 soldiers were feared to have been killed in the ... read more
Jan 02, 2019 00:20
The Tibetan government-in-exile has contested China’s claim of according top priority to ecological conservation in Tibet, saying “the ground realities were altogether different”. read more
Dec 27, 2018 16:40
PM Modi, who has been a target of a sharp campaign by the opposition led by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the Rafale fighter jet deal, said people were calling him names because his crackdown on corruption had hurt them. read more