Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates

Former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal will contest from Sujanpur

Oct 18, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
50 in 16 balls, Pankaj Jaiswal enters Ranji Trophy record books

50 in 16 balls, Pankaj Jaiswal enters Ranji Trophy record books

The 22-year-old Himachal Pradesh bowling allrounder hit a fifty off just 16 balls on Monday in the second-round Group D match against Goa in Dharamsala

Oct 17, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
Congress removes Sukku as Himachal campaign chief, appoints Virbhadra

Congress removes Sukku as Himachal campaign chief, appoints Virbhadra

Virbhadra Singh rubbished differences with Sukku and said that "they are in an election mode" now and those things have been sorted.

Oct 16, 2017, 23:34 PM IST

Himachal polls: Filing of nominations to start on Monday

The filing of nominations for the November 9 Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh is scheduled to begin tomorrow, but both the major political parties - the Congress and the BJP - are yet to announce their candidates.

Oct 15, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Congress minister Anil Sharma joins BJP in Himachal

In a setback to the Congress in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram`s son Anil Sharma, who was a sitting cabinet minister in Virbhadra Singh-led present government, has joined the BJP.

Oct 15, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh polls: BJP to announce first list of candidates today

Himachal Pradesh polls: BJP to announce first list of candidates today

The BJP is likely to announce the first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh.

Oct 15, 2017, 07:14 AM IST
Gujarat elections before December 18: Election Commission

Gujarat elections before December 18: Election Commission

Gujarat polls are likely to be held during the five-week gap between the polling and counting in Himachal Pradesh

Oct 12, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections on November 9, counting on December 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections on November 9, counting on December 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later

The dates for the Gujarat Assembly elections will be announced separately, the Election Commission has said.

Oct 12, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election dates to be announced today

Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election dates to be announced today

As per sources, Gujarat elections will be held in 2 phases while the Himachal elections will be in a single phase.

Oct 12, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh election: Virbhadra Singh's son applies for Congress ticket

Vikramaditya Singh, who will turn 28 on October 17, said that the chief minister can contest from any constituency and would win with massive margin.

Oct 10, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Virbhadra Singh our Chief Minister candidate: Rahul Gandhi

Virbhadra Singh our Chief Minister candidate: Rahul Gandhi

Ending speculations over the party's chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Virbhadra Singh will "become the Chief Minister for the seventh time".

Oct 07, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Kullu Dussehra ends as assembled deities start returning

Kullu Dussehra ends as assembled deities start returning

The weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town, ended on Friday as over 225 assembled deities started their journey back to their temples in beautifully decorated palanquins amid sounds of trumpets and drums.

Oct 06, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
In Himachal, PM Modi targets Congress, says its top leadership on bail

In Himachal, PM Modi targets Congress, says its top leadership on bail

Targeting the Congress leadership on corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that the party was unable to replace graft accused Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as the top brass itself was on "bail", an apparent reference to Sonia and Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case.

Oct 03, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
PM Modi lays foundation stone for AIIMS in Himachal

PM Modi lays foundation stone for AIIMS in Himachal

PM Modi on Tuesday launched three mega central projects in Himachal Pradesh.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
PM Modi to visit Himachal Pradesh today, to lay foundation stone for AIIMS, IIIT

PM Modi to visit Himachal Pradesh today, to lay foundation stone for AIIMS, IIIT

Prime Minister will visit Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 hits Chamba

No casualty or damage to property has been reported yet.

Oct 02, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Heavy rains trigger landslides in parts of Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rains trigger landslides in parts of Himachal Pradesh

A landslide at Chhetri blocked the Kaza-Keylong highway in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district stranding many people for several hours. Landslides also occurred in Sirmaur, Shimla and Mandi districts.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Narendra Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal on October 3

Narendra Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal on October 3

AIIMS Bilaspur is another milestone in the list of achievements of the National Democratic Alliance government in the health sector, an official statement quoted Nadda as saying.

Sep 24, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Mild quake hits Chamba in Himachal

A mild quake was recorded on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh`s Chamba region.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh HC fixes timeline for bio-metric attendance in offices

Himachal Pradesh HC fixes timeline for bio-metric attendance in offices

Expressing concerns over lethargy on part of officials of Panchayati Raj Institutions, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state to increase their accountability by installing bio-metric attendance system in all government offices.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:26 AM IST