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Sunday, Nov 17, 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 (461 results)
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
Oct 19, 2018 11:56
The lake has gradually lost its water storage capacity due to rapid silting and continuous seepage. This has further affected the flora and fauna in the catchment areas. read more
Oct 01, 2018 10:21
Stories of some ordinary people who showed extraordinary courage to save others emerged as the six-day marathon rescue operation came to an end. read more
Sep 29, 2018 19:18
The group was supposed to return to a base camp on Saturday, but contact has been lost with them. read more
Sep 26, 2018 20:46
While 24 people, including five foreigners, were airlifted by IAF helicopters, others were evacuated through the Rohtang Tunnel by the Border Roads Organisation personnel. read more
Sep 26, 2018 09:52
An official informed that another team of rescuers was on its way to Bharatpur in Lahaul-Spiti where 70 people, including foreign tourists, are stranded. read more
Sep 17, 2018 23:19
According to the information, 21-year-old Sepoy Jasbir Singh fired at Havildar Hardeep Singh (43) and Naik Harpal Singh (35) with his INSAS Rifle before shooting self. read more