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Sunday, Jul 21, 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 (440 results)
Mar 27, 2018 22:55
In 1959, Naren Chandra Das and his colleagues were ordered to move to the international border to receive a special guest and bring him to India safely. They were instructed not to talk with the Dalai Lama, who was disguised as a soldier. read more
Mar 20, 2018 23:03
The families recount the last time they spoke to these young men read more
Mar 17, 2018 20:47
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) that had organised the event, commemorating the day when the Dalai Lama left home in Lhasa, however, claimed that the event had been ‘postponed’, not cancelled. read more
Mar 11, 2018 14:05
A function was organised by the-exile-government to commemorate the Tibetan National Uprising Day. read more
Feb 06, 2018 14:20
Parveen Sharma, a resident of Jawalmukhi town, has also written to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association’s former chief Anurag Thakur over the alleged bias of the selectors against his son read more
Jan 15, 2018 14:49
At present, one flight operates in the Delhi-Shimla and Delhi-Kullu sectors each. read more
Jan 10, 2018 14:27
Born at Solan in 1955, Bindal is a graduate in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery. read more
Jan 09, 2018 11:20
In almost 60 years of public life, first as a junior minister in Rajiv Gandhi’s cabinet and then chief minister of Himachal, Virbhadra Singh had a mass appeal unmatched by any other leader in the hill state. read more
Dec 25, 2017 15:53
The state can have a maximum of 11 ministers in the cabinet, excluding the chief minister. With many bigwigs in the queue for ministerial berths, the new CM will have to strike a balance between caste, region and seniority. read more
Dec 20, 2017 13:38
 Rana fell out with his mentor and contested the 2012 assembly election as an independent from the Sujanpur segment, registering a victory by a margin of over 14,000 votes.  read more
Dec 20, 2017 00:03
Since 1996, the Hamirpur parliamentary segment has seen eight elections of which the BJP won seven. read more
Dec 19, 2017 12:47
In Kangra, the politically significant district that holds the key to the seat of power, the BJP’s tally went up to 10 from three in the previous election. read more
Dec 18, 2017 22:10
BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal lost Sujanpur assembly seat to Rajinder Singh Rana of the Congress. read more
Dec 02, 2017 14:43
Then a Class 9 student, Baksho won the gold medal in the district level school athletics in 2015. She ran barefoot as her family couldn’t afford to buy running shoes for her. read more