Now, Samajwadi Party MLA blames women for rapes

In a shocking sexist comment, a ruling Samajwadi Party(SP) MLA in Uttar Pradesh today said women were more responsible for rapes, drawing strong condemnation from opposition parties.

CPI-M slams Himachal government over entrance test

 The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday condemned the Himachal Pradesh government`s decision to conduct a separate entrance test for admission to the private engineering colleges.

Three medical colleges to be opened in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said the state would open three medical colleges and one of them would be located in Hamirpur district.

Central university will have one campus: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday alleged that the opposition BJP is playing politics over setting up the Central University in district Kangra and said that he won't allow two campuses of the varsity.

Himachal wants monkeys off its back
Himachal wants monkeys off its back

With the exploding monkey population in Himachal Pradesh posing a major challenge to its human population, it is being now debated whether to allow their select culling or translocation and, if nothing works out, exporting them out of the state.

HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala
HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala

Dharamsala, a picturesque international cricket venue, could soon be the next destination for football's Indian Super League (ISL), if Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) president Anurag Thakur has his way.

Pakistan violates ceasefire again in Jammu`s Hamirpur

Pakistani troops once again violated ceasefire by firing at forward Indian posts along the LoC in Hamirpur sub-sector in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir around 2130 hours on Wednesday, a Defence spokesman said here.

Thousands of devotees witness Rath Yatra in Himachal

Thousands of devotees on Sunday witnessed the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at Hamirpur and Nahan amid religious fervour and chanting of mantras.

Declare Haroli assembly segment hyper sensitive: BJP urges EC

BJP on Saturday urged the Election Commission to declare entire Haroli assembly segment falling under the Hamirpur Lok Sabha constituency of Himachal Pradesh as `hyper-sensitive`.

Amisha Patel campaigns for Congress, says Anurag Thakur seen more with celebrities

Bollywood actress Amisha Patel campaigned for Congress candidate from Hamirpur Lok Sabha constituency Rajinder Singh Rana and took a jibe at BJP nominee Anurag Thakur, saying "he is seen more with celebrities."

Two-time BJP MLA from Hamirpur joins Congress

In a jolt to BJP in Himachal Pradesh, its two-time MLA Urmil Thakur from Hamirpur, the home district of former chief minister P K Dhumal, quit the party and joined Congress alongwith her son.

Himachal Congress questions BJP for supporting cricket body

Himachal Congress chief Sukhvinder Sukhu Sunday questioned the opposition BJP for defending the state cricket association, which he said was a "private company".

Himachal Pradesh

The hill state of Himachal Pradesh has four Lok Sabha constituencies, Kangra, Shimla, Mandi and Hamirpur.

Dhumal`s archrival Narinder Thakur back in BJP

Ensuring victory of Anurag Thakur, son of former CM PK Dhumal in Hamirpur Lok Sabha polls, Narinder Thakur, son of former BJP stalwart Jagdev Chand and archrival of Dhumal was readmitted into BJP.

Independent MLA joins Congress, to take on Anurag Thakur from Hamirpur in LS polls

MLA from Sujanpur segment Rajinder Singh Rana on Friday resigned from the Assembly to join Congress and will take on sitting BJP MP Anurag Thakur, son of former Chief Minister P K Dhumal, in Hamirpur.

Congress spreading hatred, dividing the country: Narendra Modi

Accusing Congress of pursuing vote-bank politics, Narendra Modi said that the turmoil over the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh was a perfect example of how the ruling party sowed "seeds of poison".

Narendra Modi`s Himachal rally - As it happened

In first visit to Himachal Pradesh after being announced BJP’s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 General elections, Gujarat CM Narendra Modi will address Parivartan Rally in Sujanpur of Hamirpur.

Pakistan violates ceasefire again; targets Indian posts in Mendhar, Hamirpur

Few hours after the ceasefire violation in Kargil sector for the first time in 14 years, there were reports of fresh firing by Pakistani troops again on the forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Mendhar and Hamirpur areas of Poonch district.

Congress to make determined bid to wrest Hamirpur LS seat from BJP

Determined to wrest the Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat from BJP, the Congress on Saturday held a marathon meeting to elicit the views of the workers for fine tuning the strategy for polls.

Hamirpur: Three arrested for abduction, rape

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a girl in Biar Khurd village in Hamirpur, police said on Friday.