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Norway keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh
New Delhi, Jan 19 : Norway's Ambassador Eivind S. Homme called on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here Sunday and expressed interest in investing in the state's hydropower projects.
Himachal cricket body row: IAS officer grilled again
Dharamsala, Jan 13 : IAS officer K.K. Pant, currently on central deputation, was Monday questioned again by the Himachal Pradesh vigilance and anti-corruption bureau over the demolition of government buildings to build a cricket stadium, an official said.
Tribal workers protest against Himachal Pradesh power project
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Jan.13 : Distressed workers of the Sorang Power Project organised a mass protest rally over the weekend against the project management at Chaura village in Shimla District of Himachal Pradesh.
Power project reservoir bursts in Himachal
Manali, Jan 12 : The reservoir of an upcoming private hydropower project burst Sunday on the outskirts of this tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh, officials said. There was no loss of life.
Himachal installs mobile jammers in exam halls
Shimla, Jan 12 : To minimise chances of high-tech cheating, the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has installed mobile jammers in its examination halls in the state capital, an official said here Sunday.
Himachal cricket body land goes to poor
Shimla, Jan 12 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh bowled a 'googly' which has left the BJP MP Anurag Thakur-led state cricket association, currently at loggerheads with the state government, stumped.
For two polio drops, they must trudge over mountains!
Dharamsala, Jan 12 : Trudging up miles of rugged, snow-covered inhospitable terrain of the trans-Himalayas just to administer two drops of polio to tiny tots in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh is, to put it mildly, a mountainous task.
Himachal Pradesh: Center to provide Rs 200 cr
New Delhi, Jan 11 : The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry is all set to provide a central assistance amounting to Rs 200 crore in Himachal Pradesh for various industrial projects under various schemes of the central government.
Rs.200 crore projects sanctioned: Himachal minister
New Delhi, Jan 11 : The union commerce and industry ministry will provide central assistance of Rs.200 crore for projects in Himachal Pradesh, state Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said Saturday.
BJP demands resignation of Himachal CM
New Delhi, Jan.10: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader J.P Nadda on Friday said that the BJP wants Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to resign as he was involved in a clear case of corruption.
Common Cause seeks CBI/SIT probe against Virbhadra
New Delhi, Jan 10 : An application was filed by NGO Common Cause Friday in the Delhi High Court seeking a court-monitored investigation by the CBI or a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into allegations of corruption against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
Himachal BJP MP resigns from party, Lok Sabha
Shimla, Jan 10 : Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan Sushant, suspended by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) almost two years ago for indiscipline, Friday resigned both from the party and the Lok Sabha seat.
Virbhadra's move on Lokayukta leaves BJP stumped (Himachal Newsletter)
By Vishal Gulati, Shimla, Jan 10 : In a politically smart move, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has suggested that his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal can move the Lokayukta if he has evidence of graft against him, knowing full well that his rival too got the clean chit from the ...
Soni accuses Jaitley of being a hypocrite for forming alliance with ...
New Delhi, Jan. 7 : Congress leader Ambika Soni on Thursday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley was a hypocrite because on one hand he was raising questions about Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's honesty and at the same time merging with former Karnataka ...
Cold wave sweeps Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Jan 9 : A cold wave swept Himachal Pradesh Thursday, with its higher reaches freezing in sub-zero temperatures.
Himachal cricket body told to demolish academy
Shimla, Jan 8 : A court of the Shimla Municipal Corporation Wednesday directed the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) to demolish the 'illegally' raised structures of its academy in the green belt of Shimla within seven days.
Tainted Himachal officials shifted
Shimla, Jan 8 : The state government has informed the Himachal Pradesh High Court that all officers with "doubtful integrity" have been transferred from sensitive to non-sensitive posts.
Himachal cricket body plea against CM dismissed
Shimla, Jan 8 : In a setback to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, the state high court Wednesday rejected as "misconceived" the application of the cricket body, led by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, to implead Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and three government officials in a land row case.
'CBI should probe payoff charges against Himachal CM'
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 7 : The Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP), a new political outfit comprising mainly Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels, Tuesday demanded the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe payoff allegations against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
Heavy snowfall predicted in Himachal
Shimla, Jan 7 : Moderate to heavy snowfall may occur across Himachal Pradesh for the next two day, the Met office said Tuesday. Local people and tourists have been advised not to venture in the high hills.
EC seeks report on Himachal CM, wife's affidavits
Shimla, Jan 7 : The Election Commission (EC) has sought a report from the Himachal Pradesh election commission regarding the declarations of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his parliamentarian wife Pratibha in their election affidavits, an official said here Tuesday.
Manali Winter Carnival concludes with fanfare
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan.7 : A five-day long winter carnival held here, concluded with much fanfare.
BJP dares Virbhadra Singh for a CBI probe
New Delhi, Jan 7 : BJP leader Anurag Thakur Tuesday asked Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to quit and sought a CBI probe in corruption charges against him.
Himachal cricket body row: IAS officer quizzed
Dharamsala, Jan 6 : Senior IAS officer K.K. Pant, who is currently on a central deputation, was quizzed Monday by the state vigilance and anti-corruption bureau over affairs of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), an official said here.
Himachal told to file charge sheet in illegal recruitments case
Shimla, Jan 6 : The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday asked the state government to file a charge sheet within four weeks against those accused of illegal official recruitments between 1993-98.
Virbhadra Singh says BJP conspiring to frame him in graft case
Shimla, Jan.5, : Presenting staunch defense against the allegations of graft, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday said that he is being framed in the graft case and added that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is frustrated with Congressa??s victory in the recent state assembly ...
Hydel project re-allotted to same company despite opposition from ...
Shimla, Jan.5 : Former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal on Sunday said that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who has been accused of corruption by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) re-allotted the hydel project, to the same company despite most of the ministers in ...
Congress will 'brazen out' allegations against Virbhadra: Jaitley
New Delhi, Jan 5 : Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, in his blog post Sunday, accused the Congress party and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh of trying to "brazen out" allegations of corruption.
Act against Virbhadra, Dhumal urges Congress; CM dismisses charges
Shimla, Jan 5 : BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday questioned the Congress's silence on the payoff allegations against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, saying it was time Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acts. The chief minister dismissed the charges as "politically motivated".
Perilous journey of 'Highway' team
New Delhi, Jan 5 : Continuous landslides, narrow and perilous roads - the journey of the "Highway" team was full of danger while driving down the road to Tabo in Himachal Pradesh to shoot for director Imtiaz Ali's road movie.