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Himachal Pradesh achieves best enrolment rate in higher education: CM

Himachal Pradesh has achieved the best enrolment rate in higher education in the country while the enrolment rate in 6-14 years age group was 99.7 per cent in the state, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday.

'Himachal Pradesh has best enrolment rates in education'

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday the state has achieved one of the country`s best enrolment rates in higher education.

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.

Himachal CM launches pulse polio drive

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday launched the second phase of pulse polio immunisation drive in the state by administering polio drops to a child at Jwalamukhi in Kangra district.

Himachal Pradesh to take up Pong Dam oustees' issue with Rajasthan

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said the state was always considerate towards the demand of the Pong Dam oustees and had always taken initiatives to re-locate them.

Himachal CM misguiding people over release of MNERGA funds: BJP

Senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal on Sunday alleged that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was misleading people over the release of MNREGA funds and said the Centre has released all the money to the state.

Education must for growth of society: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Sunday said education was an essential requisite for the growth and development of the society.

Govt schools to have separate toilets for girls: HP CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said his government would provide adequate facilities, including separate toilets for girls, in state-run schools.

Chargesheet against Dhumal soon: Himachal CM

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday said the government would soon file a chargesheet against BJP leader and two-time chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal.

Himachal clash: Virbhadra Singh's son gets anticipatory bail

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh`s son Vikramaditya Singh, who is among those accused of rioting and trespassing, obtained anticipatory bail from a court here Saturday, police said.

Youth Congress stages protest at BJP office in Shimla

 Activists of the Youth Congress, led by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh`s son Vikramaditya Singh, Thursday held protests here against the central government`s land acquisition ordinance.

Sunny but chilly Republic Day in Himachal

 Republic Day was celebrated across Himachal Pradesh Monday with gaiety despite a sunny, chilly morning in the state.

VHP alleges religious conversions in HP, CM refutes

Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday alleged that religious conversions and 'love jihad' were taking place in Himachal Pradesh, a charge denied by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

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.

Behave responsibly: Himachal CM to VHP

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday advised the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to behave responsibly and refrain from making false statements about "love jihad" being carried out in the state.

Anurag Thakur blames HP govt for delay in setting up CUHP

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha national chief and Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur on Friday blamed the Virbhadra Singh-led government for the delay in setting up of a Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP).

Himachal Pradesh CM, Governor greet people on New Year

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Urmila Singh greeted the people on New Year on Thursday.

Child Rights to be maintained at all cost: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday underlined the need to protect the Child Rights and said "it was essential to monitor child abuse and trafficking under Right to Protection."

Consultative Committee of pensioners be formed soon: CM

A Joint Consultative committee of pensioners would be constituted within 10 days to resolve their issues, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said.

Felling of trees leaves Himachal Pradesh's 'green' CM wilted

The felling of trees, even legally, for hydropower and developmental projects, has left Himachal Pradesh's 'green' Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh feeling wilted.