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Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh appears before ED in Delhi
Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh appears before ED in Delhi

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here in connection with a money laundering case registered against him and others.

44 killed as bus falls into river in Himachal Pradesh; PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for next of kin

44 people were killed when a private bus plunged into River Tons in remote Nerwa area of Shimla district on Wednesday.

Himachal Pradesh: 43 killed as bus falls into Tons river in Shimla district
Himachal Pradesh: 43 killed as bus falls into Tons river in Shimla district

Fifty-six passengers were en route to Tuni in Himachal Pradesh from Vikasnagar in Uttarakhand.

Indira Hridayesh blames Harish Rawat for poor show of Congress in assembly poll

Uttarakhand Congress leader Indira Hridayesh has said former chief minister Harish Rawat should take the blame for the party's dismal showing in the assembly elections as it went to polls with him at the helm.

Himachal Pradesh police has outdated weapons: CAG

 Himachal Pradesh, which shares a domestic border with Jammu and Kashmir and a porous international border with China, depends upon outdated arms to tackle crime, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said on Saturday.

Could not appear before ED due to my pre-occupation: HP CM Virbhadra Singh
Could not appear before ED due to my pre-occupation: HP CM Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who was to appear before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in disproportionate asset case.

ED issues summon to Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh again

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday again issued a summon to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as he failed to appear before it today in connection with the case filed against him under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Himachal Pradesh, Bhoranj By-election Results: BJP leader Anil Dhiman wins by 8290 votes
Himachal Pradesh, Bhoranj By-election Results: BJP leader Anil Dhiman wins by 8290 votes

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anil Dhiman won the Bhoranj Assembly seat by 8290 votes.

Shimla's hilltop Jakhu temple linked by ropeway

If a steep hike to the historical Jakhu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman in this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort is a little too arduous for you, no need to be huffing and puffing now.

 

ED summons Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh in money laundering case
ED summons Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh in money laundering case

In further trouble for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, the ED has summoned him for questioning in its money laundering probe against him and others.

HC denies bail to LIC agent in PMLA case involving former Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh

The Delhi High Court today denied bail to LIC agent Anand Chauhan in a money laundering case involving Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others.

Delhi court to hear Virbhadra Singh DA matter today
Delhi court to hear Virbhadra Singh DA matter today

A Delhi court will on Monday take cognizance on the chargesheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) few days ago.

Voting begins for Himachal Pradesh's Bhoranj assembly bypoll

The lone assembly seat of Bhoranj in Himachal Pradesh went to bypoll amid tight security on Sunday.

Delhi HC adjourns Virbhadra Singh Disproportionate Assets case till Apr 10

The Delhi High Court on Friday adjourned the Disproportionate Assets (DA) case filed against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh case till April 10 after completion of scrutiny of the documents.

It's April and snowing in Himachal hills

It`s April and large parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday saw cold conditions with the minimum temperature staying close to freezing point owing to widespread snowfall in higher reaches, weather officials said.

Himachal Pradesh govt denotifies 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads' to circumvent SC's liquor ban order
Himachal Pradesh govt denotifies 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads' to circumvent SC's liquor ban order

Himachal Pradesh government has denotified 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads', days after the Supreme Court order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of national and state highways came into effect.

Disproportionate assets case: BJP demands Virbhadra Singh's resignation, dissolution of Himachal assembly
Disproportionate assets case: BJP demands Virbhadra Singh's resignation, dissolution of Himachal assembly

The Himachal Pradesh BJP on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh after the CBI filed charge sheet against by him in a disproportionate assets case.

Himachal Pradesh CM approaches Supreme Court against Delhi High Court order

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order refusing to quash an FIR lodged against him in connection with a disproportionate assets case.

Two killed, 40 injured as bus carrying pilgrims overturns in Himachal's Kangra district

At least two persons were killed and 40 injured after a bus carrying pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh overturned near Ranital in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday.

ED giving out 'concocted' value of assets seized: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today accused the Enforcement Directorate of "concealing" facts and giving out a "concocted" value of the assets seized by the agency in connection with its money laundering probe against him and others.

Virbhadra Singh accuses centre of destabilising Himachal government
Virbhadra Singh accuses centre of destabilising Himachal government

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday accused the centre government of harassing and destablising the state government, alleging that central agencies like the ED and CBI were being misused against political opponents.

 

Court to consider chargesheet against Himachal CM on April 6
Court to consider chargesheet against Himachal CM on April 6

A court here on Monday fixed April 6 to consider the CBI chargesheet against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others in connection with a disproportionate assets case.

 

Virbhadhra Singh PMLA case: ‪‪ED attaches Delhi farmhouse worth Rs 27 crore
Virbhadhra Singh PMLA case: ‪‪ED attaches Delhi farmhouse worth Rs 27 crore

The ED had filed a criminal case under PMLA against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others in 2015 based on a CBI FIR.

Himachal ministers reject demands for CM's resignation over graft charges

Expressing solidarity with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, against whom a chargesheet was filed in a Delhi court over graft charges, six ministers in his cabinet on Sunday rejected the opposition BJP`s demands for his resignation.

CBI files chargesheet against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh, wife in disproportionate assets case
CBI files chargesheet against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh, wife in disproportionate assets case

The CBI had registered the case on September 23, 2016, under the Prevention of Corruption Act against  Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh.

Delhi HC refuses to quash DA case against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh
Delhi HC refuses to quash DA case against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh

Virbhadra Singh and his wife have claimed that there was no order, direction or judgment by any court that had authorised the CBI to inquire cases and exercise jurisdiction in Himachal Pradesh.

MeT warns of thunderstorm and squall in HP

The MeT office today warned of thunderstorm and squall at isolated places in lower and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh on March 22 and 23.

Congress names candidates for Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka bypolls

Congress today named its candidates for the upcoming assembly bypolls this year in Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka.

Winter is back? Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh
Winter is back? Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh

The fresh snowfall is expected to bring more tourists to Himachal Pradesh during the three-day weekend that ends with Holi on Monday.

Shimla sees season's heaviest shower of ice pellets

 Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla witnessed the season`s heaviest precipitation of ice pellets on Thursday, pushing down the mercury by several notches and covering the city in a white shroud.