Himachal Pradesh

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  • Moderate snowfall in high-altitude areas in HP

    Moderate snowfall in high-altitude areas in HP

    Moderate snowfall was recorded in high-altitude tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh even as the weather remained dry in the rest of the state, officials said on Friday. Slippery road conditions on the Rohtang Pass, situated at 13,050 feet, led to......

    November 17, 2017
  • Gudia gangrape case: Another IPS officer held over custodial death

    Gudia gangrape case: Another IPS officer held over custodial death

    Another Indian Police Service (IPS) officer was arrested in Himachal Pradesh by the CBI on Thursday over the custodial death of an accused in the sensational gangrape-cum-murder of a school girl in Shimla district, an official said. Superintendent of Police......

    November 16, 2017
  • Independent India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi casts vote in Kinnaur

    Independent India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi casts vote in Kinnaur

    Shyam Saran Negi, Himachal Pradesh's oldest voter aged 100, and his wife on Thursday cast their votes at a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district as elections were held to elect the 68-member assembly in the hill state. "I have never......

    November 9, 2017
  • PM Modi asks Himachal electors to participate in ‘mahaparva of democracy’

    PM Modi asks Himachal electors to participate in ‘mahaparva of democracy’

    As hill state Himachal Pradesh goes for Assembly Polls on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked electors to vote in record numbers to mark the grand festivity of democracy. “Today polling is taking place in 'Devbhoomi' Himachal Pradesh. I urge......

    November 9, 2017
  • Congress has lost Himachal even before results are out: Rajnath

    Congress has lost Himachal even before results are out: Rajnath

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Congress has “lost” Himachal Pradesh elections even before the results are declared. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Himachal’s Chamba, Rajnath Singh said: “People tell me that Congress has lost Himachal Pradesh even......

    November 7, 2017
  • HC directs to implead candidates for wall writing

    HC directs to implead candidates for wall writing

    The High Court of Himachal Pradesh on Monday directed to implead all the candidates contesting elections for the Legislative Assembly, 2017 from three electoral constituencies-Shimla (Urban), Shimla(Rural) and Kasumpati-as party respondents in the matter related to  wall writing, pasting of posters/papers or defacement......

    November 6, 2017
  • Modi likens Congress to termites, says it must be finished off

    Modi likens Congress to termites, says it must be finished off

    In a scathing attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday likened the party to termites and asked the voters in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh to “uproot” the party. Addressing a public rally in Kangra, Modi said everyone was deserting the......

    November 4, 2017
  • Himachal elections 2017: Congress has conceded defeat, says PM Modi

    Himachal elections 2017: Congress has conceded defeat, says PM Modi

    Pointing out that no senior Congress leader is campaigning in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the party has conceded defeat in the hill state. Addressing a public rally in Kangra, Modi said the Congress had......

    November 4, 2017
  • Himachal elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi to address two rallies today

    Himachal elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi to address two rallies today

    As the political heat intensifies in poll-bound Himcahal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday address two public rallies in Kangra and Mandi, officials said. The hill state will go to polls for 68 assembly seats on November 9......

    November 4, 2017
  • Congress rebel focuses on Shimla's development in manifesto

    Congress rebel focuses on Shimla's development in manifesto

    Promising overall progress and development of Shimla city, Shimla (Urban) independent candidate Harish Janartha on Friday released his election manifesto. While addressing mediapersons, Harish Janartha who has served the Shimla city as deputy Mayor twice said, “Well versed with the needs......

    November 4, 2017
  • Class 11 student goes missing in Jammu, traced in HP

    Class 11 student goes missing in Jammu, traced in HP

    A class 11 student was traced in Himachal Pradesh after he went missing from a school in the city, a police official said on Friday. On October 5, a written complaint by Sandeep Kumar, a teacher of Sainik School Nagrota,......

    November 3, 2017
  • PM Modi calls for voting out Congress to end ‘mafia raj’ from Himachal

    PM Modi calls for voting out Congress to end ‘mafia raj’ from Himachal

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the people of the Himachal Pradesh to vote for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 9 November assembly polls and vote out Congress to end ‘mafia raj’ that thrived under its five years rule. Hitting the campaign trail......

    November 2, 2017
  • Rahul Gandhi doesn’t even have ‘primary knowledge’, says PM Modi

    Rahul Gandhi doesn’t even have ‘primary knowledge’, says PM Modi

    Tearing into Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his meeting with Chinese envoy during the Doklam standoff, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said someone who doesn’t trusts his own elected government possesses no “primary knowledge”. Without taking the Gandhi scion’s name,......

    November 2, 2017