Cow slaughter ban: VHP asks Centre to honour HP high court order

The Vishva Hindu Parishad​ (VHP) on Friday welcomed Himachal Pradesh High Court order directing the Centre to consider enacting a law banning cow slaughter and asked the BJP-led dispensation to honour its "commitment and public sentiments" within three months.

HC's contempt notice to State Information Commissioner in Priyanka land purchase case

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday issued notices to the state Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner, asking them to explain why contempt proceedings will not be initiated against them for disobeying the Court's orders staying the proceeding before Information Commissioner in Priyanka Gandhi land purchase case.

Himachal judge suspended for alleged misconduct with woman colleague

A woman judge has alleged harassment by a Himachal Pradesh judge, following which he has been placed under suspension by the Chief Justice of the HP High Court.

Tribal women can inherit property, rules Himachal HC

 Setting aside almost a century old customary law that allows only men to inherit ancestral property if it is not bequeathed, the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a historic judgment observed that tribal women, too, could inherit property.

Officials summoned over tree felling in McLeodganj

Acting tough against the illegal felling of trees in McLeodganj, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned top government officials next month.

HC summons top Himachal officials over man's death

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notice to Himachal government officials, including the chief secretary and the director general of police, over alleged police inaction following a man`s suspected murder.

Himachal passes bill to raise lower judiciary staff wages

Less than a fortnight after the Himachal Pradesh High Court rapped the state for non-implementation of the Shetty Commission recommendations for the non-judicial employees, the state Assembly on Wednesday passed the amendment bill to implement it.

Himachal Pradesh's administrative tribunal chief assumes charge

Justice VK Sharma, a former judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, on Friday took charge as the chairman of the state administrative tribunal that the government has revived.

Illegal tree felling case: Himachal court turns down bail plea

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday turned down an interim anticipatory bail of Chandigarh-based businessman Amrik Singh Nagpal in the alleged illegal felling of 477 trees on the outskirts of Shimla.

Himachal HC concerned over monkey menace

Himachal HC concerned over monkey menace

Expressing concern over the death of a woman in Shimla last week owing to the monkey menace, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday vent its anguish over the lack of action to contain the problem.

Himachal court pulls up BCCI over dues

Himachal court pulls up BCCI over dues

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the BCCI and others over payment dues regarding security cover for the IPL matches at the Dharamsala cricket stadium.

SC refuses to stay Himachal HC order on animal sacrifice ban

The Supreme Court Wednesday refused to stay Himachal Pradesh High Court order to put an end to the age-old practice of sacrificing animals during religious ceremonies in the hill state but agreed to hear an appeal challenging the verdict.

HC stays transfer of IT evasion cases against Virbhadra Singh to Chandigarh

In a reprieve to Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his family, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday stayed the orders of Income Tax Commissioner, Shimla, to transfer the alleged income tax evasion cases to Chandigarh.

HC seeks status report from Himachal govt on Beas tragedy

Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state government to file status report in the case relating to the drowning of 24 engineering students of Hyderabad in Beas River in Mandi district before August 11.

Beas tragedy: Probe by power department on

The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday submitted a status report on the June 8 Beas tragedy to the state high court saying the state power department was still continuing with the inquiry. Sudden release of water from a dam upstream resulted in the drowning of 24 students in the river.

Cannot deny quota if person is married in upper caste: HC

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday ruled that reservation benefits for underprivileged classes cannot be denied if a person is married in upper caste.

Justice Mir takes oath as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court

Acting Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the court here.

HP High Court asks 137 judicial officers not to use beacons

Following the Supreme Court order, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked 137 judicial officers, serving in various capacities in the state, not to use red or blue beacon atop their vehicles.

Himachal cricket body row: Court reserves order

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Saturday reserved its order on the plea of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) to implead Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others as respondents in its plea against the government`s decision to cancel the lease granted to it for a stadium in Dharamsala.

Cricket body row: Court asks Himachal to file reply

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the state to file its objections to the revision petitions of the state cricket body and its president, pleading to make Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and three government officials party in a land row case.