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Hamirpur (HP) Lok Sabha Constituency

Hamirpur (HP) Lok Sabha Constituency

Hamirpur constituency covers 17 assembly segments.

Apr 29, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
12 dead as bus falls in 200-feet deep gorge in Himachal's Chamba

12 dead as bus falls in 200-feet deep gorge in Himachal's Chamba

Bus met the accident near Banikhet in Dalhousie sub-division when it was travelling from Dalhousie to Pathankot in Punjab. 

Apr 27, 2019, 23:03 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi misusing Supreme Court for political propaganda: Jai Ram Thakur

Rahul Gandhi misusing Supreme Court for political propaganda: Jai Ram Thakur

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Wednesday accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of "misusing" Supreme Court's observations on Rafale judgement for "political propaganda".

Apr 24, 2019, 20:59 PM IST
48-hour campaign ban on Himachal BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti over use of expletives against Rahul Gandhi

48-hour campaign ban on Himachal BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti over use of expletives against Rahul Gandhi

The EC had on April 16 issued a notice to Satpal Singh Satti and sought his reply within 24 hours for violation of the MCC.

Apr 19, 2019, 21:00 PM IST
Himachal BJP chief makes obscene slur for Rahul Gandhi, Congress threatens action

Himachal BJP chief makes obscene slur for Rahul Gandhi, Congress threatens action

The Himachal Pradesh unit of the Congress has sought an apology from BJP leader Satpal Singh Satti.

Apr 15, 2019, 14:23 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh minister Anil Sharma resigns from cabinet

Himachal Pradesh minister Anil Sharma resigns from cabinet

However, Anil Sharma has not resigned either from the BJP party or from the state assembly.

Apr 12, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
BJP Minister Anil Sharma not to campaign against son Aashray fighting on Congress ticket

BJP Minister Anil Sharma not to campaign against son Aashray fighting on Congress ticket

Anil Sharma said, "I have already conveyed it to the BJP leadership that if Aashray is given a Congress ticket, I would not campaign against him."

Mar 30, 2019, 23:12 PM IST
Kinnaur avalanche: Search operation ends with recovery of bodies of missing soldiers

Kinnaur avalanche: Search operation ends with recovery of bodies of missing soldiers

The bodies were taken to Pooh from where they will be sent to their native places.

Mar 14, 2019, 20:44 PM IST
Cold waves continue to sweep Himachal Pradesh; IAF airlifts over 50 people from Lahaul-Spiti

Cold waves continue to sweep Himachal Pradesh; IAF airlifts over 50 people from Lahaul-Spiti

Himachal Pradesh has been reeling under cold waves, with its higher reaches shivering under sub-zero temperatures.

Mar 08, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
Seven houses gutted in Shimla village fire, several families affected

Seven houses gutted in Shimla village fire, several families affected

At least 7 houses were completely ravaged due to fire.

Mar 06, 2019, 09:33 AM IST
After overnight snow, Himachal Pradesh sees sunny Sunday

After overnight snow, Himachal Pradesh sees sunny Sunday

Shimla witnessed 18.7 mm rain, while Manali saw 7 cm of snow. 

Mar 03, 2019, 12:23 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Another army jawan's body recovered, four still missing

Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Another army jawan's body recovered, four still missing

About 500 personnel have been deployed to search the other four trapped Army jawans in the avalanche.  

Mar 02, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh to get more rains, snowfall

Himachal Pradesh to get more rains, snowfall

The government has warned tourists not to venture to high hills as chances of roads snapping owing to rain and snow are more.

Mar 01, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
Kinnaur avalanche: Rescue operation resumes, 5 trapped Army jawans yet to be traced

Kinnaur avalanche: Rescue operation resumes, 5 trapped Army jawans yet to be traced

At least five troopers went missing on February 20 after an avalanche hit the snow-bound Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

Feb 28, 2019, 20:23 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh freezes with more snow, rain

Himachal Pradesh freezes with more snow, rain

Kalpa in Kinnaur district saw 7 cm snow in the past 24 hours, the state`s highest.

Feb 26, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh likely to witness heavy snowfall on Tuesday

Himachal Pradesh likely to witness heavy snowfall on Tuesday

The minimum temperature in Kufri of Shimla district and Manali of Kullu district was recorded as minus 1.1 and minus 0.4 degrees Celsius respectively, the weatherman added.

Feb 25, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh: Operation to rescue 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 6

Himachal Pradesh: Operation to rescue 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 6

A joint team of over 200 personnel has been working towards rescuing the five since Wednesday.

Feb 25, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Operation to rescue for 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 4

Operation to rescue for 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 4

The joint operation of security forces to rescue five jawans trapped in snow avalanche at Namgia Dogri in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh resumed on Saturday morning. 

Feb 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Army jawan killed in Himachal Pradesh avalanche cremated; five others still missing

Army jawan killed in Himachal Pradesh avalanche cremated; five others still missing

Six jawans of the Army's 7 JAK Rifles -- four from Himachal Pradesh and one each from Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir -- were buried under the avalanche that occurred near the Shipki La border

Feb 22, 2019, 21:46 PM IST
More snow, rain lash Himachal Pradesh

More snow, rain lash Himachal Pradesh

However, the water level in Pandoh diversion dam was alarmingly high owing to the heavy downpours in its catchment areas.

Feb 22, 2019, 15:29 PM IST