Himachal Pradesh News

Congress declares 2 candidates for Himachal Pradesh assembly bye-polls

Congress declares 2 candidates for Himachal Pradesh assembly bye-polls

A press release by the Congress said that its president Sonia Gandhi has nominated Congress leaders Vijay Inder Karan for Dharamsala and Gangu Ram Musafir for the reserved Pacchad seat in Sirmaur

Sep 28, 2019, 19:49 PM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Bihar, Himachal Pradesh

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Bihar, Himachal Pradesh

The weather forecast agency further stated that areas over Sub-Himalayan, West Bengal and Sikkim are also likely to receive heavy downpour throughout the day.

Sep 28, 2019, 09:58 AM IST
3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, no casualties reported

3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring 3.4 on Richter scale struck Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh late on Saturday.

Sep 08, 2019, 07:09 AM IST
Video shows car crossing washed out road on iron pipes in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

Video shows car crossing washed out road on iron pipes in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

A video showing shocking visuals of a car dangerously crossing a mountanious road which got washed out due to excessive rain in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district has surfaced online.

Aug 26, 2019, 19:30 PM IST
Manimahesh Yatra suspended in Himachal Pradesh as rain washed bridge away

Manimahesh Yatra suspended in Himachal Pradesh as rain washed bridge away

The annual Manimahesh Yatra was temporarily suspended after a bridge was washed away yesterday following heavy rainfall in Chamba district. The bridge near Bharngala Nala, connecting Hadsar to

Aug 26, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
Rain fury in Himachal Pradesh, two dead in Kullu

Rain fury in Himachal Pradesh, two dead in Kullu

Heavy and persistent rains have caused flooding in Kullu district with many roads here completely submerged under water. 

Aug 19, 2019, 06:40 AM IST
India's biggest underground hydroelectric project suspended due to rise in silt levels in Sutlej

India's biggest underground hydroelectric project suspended due to rise in silt levels in Sutlej

Till the time the silt content in the Sutlej river at Nathpa Jhakri dam doesn't go below 5000 ppm, electricity production will remain suspended, the authorities say.

Aug 18, 2019, 20:57 PM IST
18 dead as heavy rainfall lashes Himachal Pradesh; schools and colleges closed in Shimla, Kullu till Monday

18 dead as heavy rainfall lashes Himachal Pradesh; schools and colleges closed in Shimla, Kullu till Monday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Sunday`s showers were the highest rainfall recorded by the state in 24 hours in Shimla district, over the past 70 years. It further said that

Aug 18, 2019, 18:26 PM IST
High alert in Punjab after heavy rain forecast, IMD issues warning for Himachal

High alert in Punjab after heavy rain forecast, IMD issues warning for Himachal

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday night ordered a high alert across the state, after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state

Aug 17, 2019, 09:05 AM IST
Anil Sharma, former Himachal Pradesh Minister and BJP MLA, expelled from party

Anil Sharma, former Himachal Pradesh Minister and BJP MLA, expelled from party

The BJP on Wednesday expelled former Himachal Pradesh power minister and its legislator Anil Sharma from the party.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:28 PM IST
11 Army personnel among casualties in Solan building collapse, many still trapped

11 Army personnel among casualties in Solan building collapse, many still trapped

The Army has said that a total of 30 personnel and some other people were in the building when the incident took place.

Jul 15, 2019, 07:57 AM IST
Multi-storey building collapses in Himachal's Solan; 2 dead, several feared trapped

Multi-storey building collapses in Himachal's Solan; 2 dead, several feared trapped

The building is located on Kumarhatti-Nahan in Solan, around 45 km from capital Shimla.

Jul 14, 2019, 18:50 PM IST
44 dead in Kullu bus accident, 16 still in critical condition

44 dead in Kullu bus accident, 16 still in critical condition

The Kullu district administration has announced an immediate relief of Rs 50,000 to the kin of each of the deceased and the injured.   

Jun 20, 2019, 23:27 PM IST
35 dead, 15 critical after bus with 50 onboard falls into gorge in HP's Kullu

35 dead, 15 critical after bus with 50 onboard falls into gorge in HP's Kullu

The death toll is likely to go up, said authorities.

Jun 20, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Manali forced to bring new traffic plan to combat massive tourist rush

Manali forced to bring new traffic plan to combat massive tourist rush

Severe traffic jams lasting up to five hours were reported from different parts of the region. 

Jun 13, 2019, 15:20 PM IST
BJP getting highest vote share in Himachal Pradesh shows people's tremendous backing for party: CM Jai Ram Thakur

BJP getting highest vote share in Himachal Pradesh shows people's tremendous backing for party: CM Jai Ram Thakur

The BJP got the highest vote share in the country in Himachal Pradesh and this shows the overwhelming support of the people for the party, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said. 

May 27, 2019, 18:59 PM IST
Cabinet expansion after consultation with central leaders: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

Cabinet expansion after consultation with central leaders: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

A berth in the state Cabinet has been lying vacant for over a month following Mandi MLA Anil Sharma's resignation as the power minister, while another will fall vacant soon as food and civil supplies

May 24, 2019, 19:02 PM IST
Lok Sabha election 2019: 37 candidates lose deposit in Himachal Pradesh

Lok Sabha election 2019: 37 candidates lose deposit in Himachal Pradesh

The highest number of 15 candidates, including Daleep Singh Kaith (CPM, 14838 votes) and Ses Ram (BSP, 9060 votes) lost their security deposit in Mandi.

May 24, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
Narendra Modi has won, Congress has lost: Virbhadra Singh

Narendra Modi has won, Congress has lost: Virbhadra Singh

"PM Modi's tenure will keep focus on nation`s interests," he added.

May 23, 2019, 16:36 PM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP headed towards victory in Himachal Pradesh

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP headed towards victory in Himachal Pradesh

The ruling BJP is heading towards victory in Himachal Pradesh as its candidates are leading with over 3.23 lakh votes on each of the four Lok Sabha seats, a state election officer said.

May 23, 2019, 15:28 PM IST