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 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.
As many as 943 government primary schools in Himachal Pradesh have only one teacher each while 1,136 schools with less than 10 students have one to four teachers, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh informed the Assembly on Monday.
The mid and lower hills in the state saw a significant change in weather with mercury soaring to 31 degrees at Una, 4.5 degrees above normal, even as the tribal areas and other higher hills had little respite from biting cold wave conditions.
The tribal areas and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to reel under sub-zero temperatures even as cold wave abated in mid and lower hills of the state due to dry weather during the past two days.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday blamed the Students Federation of India (SFI) for inciting violence in Shimla, resulting in a police raid on its office and arrest of its activists.
Himachal Pradesh will try to light up three non-electrified villages located in the deep forests of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, India's richest biodiversity spot in the western Himalayas, through solar energy, Power Minister Sujan Singh Pathania said here on Thursday.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday paid obeisance at famous Baglamukhi temple here amid tight security even as his scheduled program to attend convocation of IIT Mandi was shelved because of bad weather.
Nearly 200,000 tuberculosis (TB) patients have been cured in the past 18 years and still more have to be treated to completely eradicate the disease, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here on Saturday.
The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday informed the high court that the final inquiry report against BJP MP Virender Kashyap, who was allegedly caught on camera accepting cash, would be submitted within two weeks.