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Allegations against CM Virbhadra Singh CM serious, Himachal Pradesh govt protecting him: CBI
Allegations against CM Virbhadra Singh CM serious, Himachal Pradesh govt protecting him: CBI

CBI on Thursday claimed before Delhi High Court that allegations against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in the disproportionate assets case are "very serious" as a huge amount of money is involved and the state government has shown "over anxiety" in protecting him.

Earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh, no casualties
Earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh, no casualties

The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Kullu region.

Sunny, but nippy nights in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh has been experiencing long sunny days but chilly nights, a weather official said here on Saturday. There are no chances of rain in most of the prominent tourist destinations for almost a week.

Five killed, 7 injured in mishap in Lahaul and Spiti

Five persons were killed and seven injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling veered off the road and rolled down a mountain at Karga today.

Car falls into lane in Himachal Pradesh's Lahul Spiti; five killed, several injured

At least five people were killed and five others were left wounded after a car fell into a lane in Lahul Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh. 

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh dedicates state's tallest flag at Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh dedicates state's tallest flag at Hamirpur

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated the state's tallest (133 feet) National Monument (Tricolour) flag set up at Hamirpur, online from Holly Lodge, his private residence, to the people today.

Mandi road mishap: Death toll plunges to 18, over 25 injured as bus falls into gorge
Mandi road mishap: Death toll plunges to 18, over 25 injured as bus falls into gorge

A passenger bus fell into a gorge near Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday leaving at least 16 persons killed. 

No end to trouble for Himachal CM, Delhi HC to hear money laundering case against Virbhadra Singh today
No end to trouble for Himachal CM, Delhi HC to hear money laundering case against Virbhadra Singh today

The Delhi High Court will on Friday hear a petition filed against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in connection with a disproportionate assets and money laundering case.

Virbhadra should resign on moral grounds: JP Nadda

BJP is fully geared to defeat Congress under any circumstances and who will lead the party in the next polls is of little consequence.

Himachal Pradesh CM hospitalised
Himachal Pradesh CM hospitalised

State Governor Acharya Dev Vrat visited the hospital in the morning to inquire about Singh's health. 

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh hospitalised

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was admitted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) here after he suffered chest infection and ran fever, a doctor said on Monday.

Himachal Pradesh sees falling mercury

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday saw the night temperature fall, with the picturesque tourist resort Manali recording a low of four degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.

Swachh Bharat Mission: Himachal CM declared the state free of open defecation
Swachh Bharat Mission: Himachal CM declared the state free of open defecation

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday declared the state free of open defecation under the `Swachh Bharat Mission`, thereby ensuring a clean state.

HP govt blocking probe in DA case against Virbhadra: CBI to HC

CBI had told the high court that its probe in the DA case against Virbhadra Singh and others was "complete" and it wanted to file the charge sheet in the matter.

PM Narendra Modi's dig at Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh over corruption — 'Do I need to tell about his identity?'
PM Narendra Modi's dig at Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh over corruption — 'Do I need to tell about his identity?'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dig at Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, who is facing allegation of amassing wealth disproportionate to his income, saying, "Do I need to tell you about his identity?"

PM Narendra Modi's rally in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi: Here are top 10 quotes
PM Narendra Modi's rally in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi: Here are top 10 quotes

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed a gathering in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi and heaped praise in Indian Army in the backdrop of surgical strikes.

Surgical strikes: PM Narendra Modi lauds Indian Army, says now everyone knows our soldiers are no less than anyone
Surgical strikes: PM Narendra Modi lauds Indian Army, says now everyone knows our soldiers are no less than anyone

Finally, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday while addressing a gathering in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi, broke silence over surgical strikes.

PM Narendra Modi's rally in Himachal Pradesh today; Congress assured of repeating success
PM Narendra Modi's rally in Himachal Pradesh today; Congress assured of repeating success

This is Prime Minister Narendra​ Modi's maiden visit to Himachal Pradesh after assuming power.

Indian soldier, who recited patriotic poem against Pakistan, gets death threat
Indian soldier, who recited patriotic poem against Pakistan, gets death threat

Manoj Thakur, the head constable from Himachal Pradesh, has vowed to lead a massacre if he comes face to face with any of the 'infidels'.

PM Narendra Modi to make maiden visit to Himachal Pradesh on Oct 18
PM Narendra Modi to make maiden visit to Himachal Pradesh on Oct 18

Prime Minster Narendra Modi will visit Himachal Pradesh on October 18, his maiden visit to the the state after assuming office, a BJP MP said today.

Breakaway group of HLP merges with AAP in Himachal Pradesh
Breakaway group of HLP merges with AAP in Himachal Pradesh

In major boost to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Himachal Pradesh, the breakaway group of Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP) which defied the party chief Maheshwar Singh, today merged with AAP.

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri here on their birth anniversaries.

Thousands throng temples in Himachal Pradesh for Navratri

Devotees would be able to watch live `darshan` of Brajeshwari Devi, Naina Devi, Chintpurni, and Jwalaji temples and would also be able to offer online offerings.

CBI probe in DA case against HP CM hints at malafide: HC told

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, an accused in a disproportionate assets case along with others, today claimed in Delhi High Court that the way in which the probe was conducted showed an "element of enthusiasm" on CBI's part indicating an element of "malafide".

Monsoon weakens in Himachal Pradesh

Mild rains occurred at isolated places as monsoon remained weak in Himachal Pradesh, Met department officials said today. Monsoon has started receding from some parts and has weakened rest of Himachal, officials said.

Tension prevails after clashes break out in mosque during Eid festivities in Himachal Pradesh
Tension prevails after clashes break out in mosque during Eid festivities in Himachal Pradesh

Tension prevailed at a mosque in Himachal Pradesh village on Tuesday when two groups of a community clashed during Eid festivities, the state police said.

Lift ban on export of monkeys, says Himachal minister

 Himachal Pradesh Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri on Friday asked the central government to lift the ban on export of Rhesus monkeys to help the state in getting rid of the monkey menace.

Himachal Pradesh BJP seeks CM Virbhadra Singh's resignation

Himachal Pradesh BJP on Wednesday sought the resignation of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and accused the Congress high command of shielding him in the money laundering case.

Dalai Lama hails canonisation of Mother Teresa
Dalai Lama hails canonisation of Mother Teresa

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday hailed the canonisation of Mother Teresa, saying he was an admirer of her service to the poorest of the poor.

Virbhadra Singh disproportionate assets case: Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against LIC agent
Virbhadra Singh disproportionate assets case: Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against LIC agent

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against Life Insurance Corporation agent Anand Chauhan in the disproportionate assets case registered against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.