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.

943 primary schools in HP running with only 1 teacher: CM

 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.

Himachal Pradesh CM blames SFI for violence

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 CM orders probe into bridge collapse in Lahaul valley

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday ordered a high-level inquiry by Chief Engineer (Mandi Zone) of PWD to ascertain the cause of collapse of a bridge in Lahaul tribal valley.

265,840 cases pending in Himachal courts

Justice is still a distant cry in Himachal Pradesh, as 265,840 cases are still pending in the high court and lower courts.

Nearly 200,000 TB patients cured in Himachal

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.

Himachal Pradesh's CM dances in Assembly

Amid pandemonium in the Assembly created by the main opposition BJP, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday found a unique way of jeering at the rivals.

Himachal Vidhan Sabha Budget Session to commence today

The 31-day-long Budget Session of Himachal Vidhan Sabha will commence here on Wednesday with the address of Governor Kalyan Singh.

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.