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.

Observe zero tolerance towards pollution at Rohtang: HC to govt

Asking state government to observe "zero tolerance" towards pollution in vicinity of Rohtang Pass beyond Mardhi, Himachal Pradesh High Court directed a slew of measures.