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  • Prisoner who escaped from jail in Shimla caught in Goa

    Prisoner who escaped from jail in Shimla caught in Goa

    A 46-year-old prisoner, who had escaped from Kanda central jail in Shimla six days ago, was on Saturday apprehended at Calangute village in Goa, police said. According to police, Darshan Kumar, who was undergoing life sentence for murder and robbery,......

    November 18, 2017
  • NGT bans constructions in Shimla, along roads across Himachal

    NGT bans constructions in Shimla, along roads across Himachal

    The National Green Tribunal on Thursday banned all new construction activities in the heart of Shimla with immediate effect. It also rapped the Himachal Pradesh government for allowing `reckless’ construction in the state. "There should be no construction of any kind such......

    November 16, 2017
  • Over 74% voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Over 74% voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Polling for the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections in a single phase ended on Thursday, with initial figures of 74 per cent voter turnout. The results will be declared on 18 December. Election officials said the polling was peaceful and no......

    November 9, 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
  • Congress chief Sonia Gandhi discharged from Delhi hospital

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi discharged from Delhi hospital

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi was discharged from the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SRGH) after recovering from stomach ailment on Saturday. She was discharged from the hospital at 4 pm. "Madam Gandhi has recovered from the upset stomach. Her condition at the......

    October 28, 2017
  • 479 nominations filed for Himachal Assembly polls

    479 nominations filed for Himachal Assembly polls

    As many as 479 nominations have been filed for the November 9 election to the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly. The nominations will be scrutinised on Tuesday. On the last day of filing of nominations on Monday, 275 candidates, including former......

    October 24, 2017
  • Congress has a rebel in Shimla, keen contest on the cards

    Congress has a rebel in Shimla, keen contest on the cards

    Himachal’s capital, falling under the Shimla (Urban) constituency, is likely to battle it out on the mass connect appeal, as candidates display show of strength during the filing of the nomination papers. As many as 5 candidates filed their nominations......

    October 23, 2017
  • Himachal minister Vidya Stokes hospitalised in Mohali

    Himachal minister Vidya Stokes hospitalised in Mohali

    Himachal Pradesh Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes was admitted to Fortis Hospital in Punjab's Mohali town on Saturday after she suffered respiratory problem, but her condition is stable, a doctor said. "She has been admitted to hospital for......

    October 21, 2017
  • Himachal yet to see ‘credible’ third alternative in politics

    Himachal yet to see ‘credible’ third alternative in politics

    Two party system is well entrenched in Himachal politics, as the efforts to put up a third alternative have neither been credible, nor lasted long in the small hill state. The new parties occasionally throw their hats in the ring......

    October 20, 2017
  • One accused in ‘Gudia’ gangrape and murder granted bail by court

    One accused in ‘Gudia’ gangrape and murder granted bail by court

    One of the accused, Ashish Chauhan in the ‘Gudia’gang rape and murder case was granted bail on Saturday by the Court, in absence of concrete evidence against him. Ashish Chauhan was in judicial custody and had filed the bail plea in the......

    October 14, 2017
  • Assembly polls: Congress faces uphill task to beat the ‘trend’ in HP

    Assembly polls: Congress faces uphill task to beat the ‘trend’ in HP

    The ruling Congress faces uphill task to beat the lurking three-decade trend of ‘change’ in power after five years in Himachal Pradesh as the hill state goes to the Assembly polls on 9 November. The Congress party had wrested power from......

    October 13, 2017
  • Deodar pollens choke Queen of Hills

    Deodar pollens choke Queen of Hills

    The old and mighty Deodar trees in and around Shimla are supposed to lend healthy environment to the hill city in Himachal Pradesh. Not in autumn, however, when they turn the breeze yellow and leave the Queen of Hills breathless.......

    October 5, 2017
  • ECI to visit Shimla to review Assembly poll preparedness

    ECI to visit Shimla to review Assembly poll preparedness

    Chief Election Commissioner of India Achal Kumar Jyoti will be on a two-day visit in Shimla along with his full team on 24 September to review the poll preparedness of Himachal Pradesh Assembly election to be held later in 2017. The Full......

    September 23, 2017