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Wednesday, Jul 24, 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)
Nov 28, 2017 15:27
After partition, Sobha Singh settled at Andretta, near Palampur in Kangra valley, while Prithvi Raj Kapoor shifted to Mumbai, which was then called Bombay. read more
Nov 06, 2017 16:46
Addressing a rally at Paonta Sahib a day after Narendra Modi’s back-to-back rallies, Rahul Gandhi said hasty implementation of GST had “broken the backbone” of small businesses. read more
Nov 04, 2017 18:12
On the campaign trail in Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Congress’ plans to mark the first anniversary of demonetization as a ‘black day’ was a ploy to stave off a crackdown on benami properties of its leaders. read more
Nov 04, 2017 16:26
Likening Congress to termites, Modi asked people to wipe out the party. read more
Nov 02, 2017 20:21
Modi addressed two rallies in the hill state that will vote for a new 68-member assembly on November 9 and made corruption the central theme in the speeches. read more
Nov 02, 2017 10:12
The BJP is eyeing to wrest power from Congress and has shifted focus on Kangra because whichever party wins maximum numbers in the district forms the government. read more
Oct 31, 2017 14:12
The BJP chief says Congress is supporting those who are raising ‘Azadi’ slogans; also raises corruption issue read more
Oct 23, 2017 16:26
The two top political families, including chief minister (CM) Virbhadra Singh and his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal are perfect examples. For the assembly elections, both the Congress and the BJP have fielded relatives of their stalwarts. read more
Oct 22, 2017 16:10
No third party could achieve a major success for almost two decades as power changed hands between the Congress and BJP. read more
Oct 17, 2017 16:08
The Rajput community has been dominating Himachal Pradesh politics since the first elections in 1995. read more
Oct 14, 2017 23:19
The hill state is divided into upper and lower Himachal. Electorates in old Himachal and newly merged parts of the state differ in their political and economic development, and social mobilisation. read more
Jul 18, 2017 11:50
The success stories of Nain Dei and 1,200 other rural women, who together formed 75 self-help groups is based on the same foundation. read more
Jul 13, 2017 11:55
“Devotees are still dropping the scrapped notes of 500 and 1,000 in donation boxes along with new notes,” said temple officer Rania Ram. read more
Jul 06, 2017 16:48
Locals say Israelis live in groups and rarely mix with others. Most part of the day, they enjoy eating, drinking and chatting while a few try to explore the tranquil Himalayas and trek to the overlooking mountains. read more