Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh wishes Modi on completion of one year

While Congress slammed him, Narendra Modi on Tuesday received "good wishes" from Virbhadra Singh, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and a senior leader of the opposition party, on completion of one year as Prime Minister.

Planning Commission was better than NITI Aayog: Himachal CM

 Batting for the disbanded Planning Commission, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday it was far better than the newly-constituted NITI Aayog as far as the welfare of states was concerned.

Row over alleged rape in Dharamsala

A controversy has erupted in Himachal Pradesh over the alleged rape of a student in a college in Dharamsala, with hundreds of students taking to the streets but Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and police insisted that no such incident had taken place.

Himachal HC dismisses plea against CM's acquittal

 In a major relief to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife, the state high court on Wednesday upheld the judgment of trial court acquitting them in a corruption case.

Himachal to move NGT over ban on tourist vehicles at Rohtang Pass

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the state government would urge the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reconsider the ban imposed on plying tourist vehicles on Rohtang Pass.

Himachal CM praises Modi for social security schemes

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching three ambitious social security schemes, relating to the insurance and pension sector and intended at widening the process of financial inclusion.

Strike at Himachal power plants ends after 112 days

 The workers` strike at Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd`s two hydropower plants was called off after 112 days in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district after Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh intervened, an official said here on Thursday.

Reservation in jobs for thalassemic patients demanded

A public welfare trust has urged the Himachal Pradesh government to reserve seats in educational institutions and government jobs for thalassemic patients.

Minister's outcry over unemployment off the mark: Himachal CM

The unemployment scene in Himachal Pradesh has shown an improvement as per a World Bank report, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh clarified on Tuesday, and said a cabinet minister`s outcry on the issue was "off the mark".

Politics over Central University unfortunate: Virbhadra

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday expressed serious concern over politicisation of Central University to be set up in the state and said that the government wanted to open it at a place that would be suitable for all.

200 years of Shimla: CM launches website, postal stamps

A website highlighting history and heritage of Shimla along with buildings and institutions of the hill town has been launched here to commemorate 200 years of the city.

CM launches website to commemorate 200 years of Shimla

In an initiative to commemorate 200 years of Shimla, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today launched a website and released postal stamps.

Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.

Three-fourth of Class 8 students in Himachal schools lack competence: CAG

 It's startling but true. In a state with 82.8 percent literacy, 20 per cent of Class 3 students in Himachal Pradesh's government schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers.

Probe on in firing by minister's gunman: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday said an independent probe was going on into the incident of a state minister`s personal security officer allegedly firing at a man here over a parking dispute.

Stringent steps taken to check female foeticide: Himachal CM

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said his government was "seriously concerned" about the low female sex ratio and that stringent steps are being taken to check female foeticide in the state.

Assess loss in natural calamities according to state's vulnerability: HP CM

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday appealed the Centre to assess loss in natural calamities, keeping in view the vulnerability of state to disasters.

Committed to provide quality health services at affordable cost: Himachal CM

 Himachal Pradesh government is committed to provide quality health services at affordable cost to people, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday said.

Delhi HC appoints amicus to assist in graft case against Himachal CM Virbhadra

 Delhi High Court on Thursday appointed an amicus curiae to assist it on the "maintainability" of a plea levelling charges of criminal misconduct and corruption against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Himachal Governor declines ex-CM Dhumal's prosecution

Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh's decision to decline sanction for the prosecution of former chief minister and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal is all set to snowball into a major legal controversy.