Jai Ram lays foundation stones of projects worth rRs.r50 crore in Padhar

SHIMLA, April 15 -- Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth around Rs.50 crore in Padhar assembly segment of Mandi district on Thursday. Major pr... Read More

Himachal Day celebrations: Special allowance for lower-grade Covid warriors, loan subvention for tourism sector

SHIMLA, April 15 -- Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday announced Rs.1,500 special honorarium for April and May to all the Class-III and IV employees such as staff nurses, ward boys and Asha wor... Read More

Himachal HC orders action against officials responsible for felling of 416 trees

SHIMLA, April 10 -- Miffed over the non-compliance with its directions in the matter related to illicit felling of 416 trees in Koti forest range, the Himachal Pradesh high court has directed the prin... Read More

rRs.r26-lakh graft: Himachal HC asks agri director to explain his position

SHIMLA, April 7 -- Taking exception to the order passed by director of agriculture qua imposing only a minor penalty of censure upon the petitioner in a case of proven embezzlement of Rs.26.6 lakh in ... Read More

Fruit growers from Valley, HP, U'khand demand repeal of farm laws

SHIMLA, March 25 -- Hill States' Horticulture Forum, a joint collective of horticulturists from Himachal, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir, and the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, a conglomerate of 14 farmers'... Read More

Cong attempts to rein in rebels ahead of MC polls in Himachal

SHIMLA, March 23 -- A day after the Congress announced its list of candidates for the four municipal corporations due to go to polls in the hill-state, the party's disciplinary committee met on Monday... Read More

HP reintroduces curbs to contain Covid spike

SHIMLA, March 22 -- In the wake of a spike in coronavirus infections in Himachal, the state executive committee (SEC) on Sunday reintroduced fresh restrictions to curb the spread of the contagion. An... Read More

HP devising schemes to tackle drought-like situation: Govt

SHIMLA, March 20 -- The Himachal Pradesh government is devising a strategy to tackle the drought-like situation arising in the state, which is likely to adversely impact water supply and irrigation sc... Read More

Question hour: Himachal earned rRs.r2,831.5cr from VAT on petrol, diesel

SHIMLA, March 18 -- Himachal urban development minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Thursday said that drug addiction in the state was on a rise. He was replying to a query by Chintpurni legislator Rajesh Tha... Read More

Himachal's budget session: Opposition stages walkout

SHIMLA, March 16 -- Dissatisfied with chief minister Jai Ram Thakur's response to the discussion on the budget, the Opposition staged a walkout from the Vidhan Sabha on Monday. As soon as the CM star... Read More