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Malana: Village 'Devta' Imposes Prohibition On Liquor Consumption, Rs 10k Fine For Violators

Malana: Village 'Devta' Imposes Prohibition On Liquor Consumption, Rs 10k Fine For Violators

In the ancient village of Malana in Himachal Pradesh, the village devta (goddess) Jamdagni Rishi, or ‘Jamlu devta’ has imposed a complete prohibition on liquor within the boundaries of the village.

17 December 2021
Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four...

11 December 2021

How An IIM-Indore Graduate From Himachal Connected Dots To Map A New Route

Shimla based IIM-Indore graduate Oshin Goel had ample opportunities to take up a cushy job with the MNCs. But, she opted for a path less travelled believing...

IAF Chopper Crash | CDS Bipin Rawat’s Shimla Connection

IAF Chopper Crash | CDS Bipin Rawat’s Shimla Connection

The alumni of St Edwards School in Shimla recall their memories of late Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat spent with them at the institution..

08 December 2021

Himachal: Season's First Snowfall At Narkanda, Kufri; Tourists Throng Hill Stations

Including Himachal's famed tourist destinations of Kufri and Fagu, snowfall also started at Narkanda, a tourist destination 61 km from Shimla. Rohtang Pass at...

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03 December 2021
Himachal Wakes Up To Blanket Of Snow In Lahaul-Spiti, Winter Rain Freezes Shimla

Himachal Wakes Up To Blanket Of Snow In Lahaul-Spiti, Winter Rain Freezes Shimla

Parts of Himachal Pradesh including Lahaul-Spiti district woke up to the cold deserts being covered in a layer of snow on Friday after overnight snowfall.


03 December 2021
Himachal Police Constables' Protest Turns To ‘Gandhigiri’ As Thousands Boycott Mess Food

Himachal Police Constables' Protest Turns To ‘Gandhigiri’ As Thousands Boycott Mess Food

The Himachal Pradesh police constables have boycotted their official mess and are diarising their agitation daily in ‘roznamchas’, in protest against their...


01 December 2021
Himachal Pradesh Plans To Convert 15% Of Transport To Electric Vehicles By 2025

Himachal Pradesh Plans To Convert 15% Of Transport To Electric Vehicles By 2025

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved the Draft Electric Vehicle Policy, a comprehensive plan to develop and promote sustainable transport system...


27 November 2021
'Jai Ram Thakur To Stay, Will Lead BJP To Poll Victory In 2022': J P Nadda

'Jai Ram Thakur To Stay, Will Lead BJP To Poll Victory In 2022': J P Nadda

This seems to be the first time that the party has sent a clear message to the party men and many of the disgruntled leaders feeling side-lined under the...


26 November 2021
‘Arresting Terrorist Ajmal Kasab Alive Was The Biggest  Achievement During Mumbai 26/11 Operation’

‘Arresting Terrorist Ajmal Kasab Alive Was The Biggest Achievement During Mumbai 26/11 Operation’

Brigadier Govind Singh Sisodia, the former NSG commando said capturing terrorist Ajmal Kasab alive was the biggest achievement in the entire operation.


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24 November 2021
Shimla: Massive Landslide Halts Traffic At National Highway, No Casualty Reported

Shimla: Massive Landslide Halts Traffic At National Highway, No Casualty Reported

The disastrous landslide was primarily caused by the mountain cutting which is being carried out near Kandaghat by the contractors and agencies engaged by NHAI...


20 November 2021
‘In 2022 Assembly Elections Congress Will Have A Leader From Next Generation In Himachal Pradesh’

‘In 2022 Assembly Elections Congress Will Have A Leader From Next Generation In Himachal Pradesh’

The demise of veterans including Virbhadra Singh’s demise, has given rise to serious speculations on future leadership. The list of Chief Ministerial post...


20 November 2021
Shimla: Forest Department Claims To Have Captured Leopard Which Attacked Kids; Residents Not Sure

Shimla: Forest Department Claims To Have Captured Leopard Which Attacked Kids; Residents Not Sure

The leopard had killed two kids, including a five-year-old child on November 4 during Diwali celebrations, and a girl of the same age in August.


18 November 2021
No Consensus On Anti-Defection Law: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

No Consensus On Anti-Defection Law: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

The Presiding Officers of the various state assemblies and legislative councils failed to reach a consensus on anti-law defection law.


17 November 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For 'One Nation, One Legislative Platform'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For 'One Nation, One Legislative Platform'

With Parliament often witnessing disruptions over a variety of issues, Modi said the conduct of lawmakers should be in line with Indian values. Traditions and...


17 November 2021
Shimla's Fading Heritage: Colonial-Era Cemeteries Lie Neglected Amid Heaps Of Garbage And Trespassers

Shimla's Fading Heritage: Colonial-Era Cemeteries Lie Neglected Amid Heaps Of Garbage And Trespassers

For the grandchildren of foreigners interred in Shimla, reaching the town to visit the graves of their loved ones is often a frustrating and painful journey...


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14 November 2021
BJP President J P Nadda Quizzes Two Himachal Ministers On Mandi Bypoll Jolt In Delhi

BJP President J P Nadda Quizzes Two Himachal Ministers On Mandi Bypoll Jolt In Delhi

According to sources, BJP National President J P Nadda is gathering individual feedback via all formal and informal channels to draw a clearer picture to...


12 November 2021
Himachal Pradesh: Covid Sends Fresh Threat  As 42 Deaths Occur In 10 Days, 118 Children Infected

Himachal Pradesh: Covid Sends Fresh Threat As 42 Deaths Occur In 10 Days, 118 Children Infected

Health officials claim that massive crowds in the markets during Diwali festival and earlier breach of the social distancing norms during the bypoll campaigns...


12 November 2021
Dalai Lama Says Would Stay In India’s Dharamshala For Entire Life

Dalai Lama Says Would Stay In India’s Dharamshala For Entire Life

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said he has no plans to return to Tibet, since there was complete freedom for him in India.


03 November 2021
People Want To Get Rid Of The BJP Misrule In Himachal: Pratibha Singh

People Want To Get Rid Of The BJP Misrule In Himachal: Pratibha Singh

According to Pratibha Singh, her husband, Congress stalwart Virbhadra Singh's demise played a role in her victory and his political capital will continue to...


02 November 2021
Himachal Pradesh: Congress Sweeps Bypolls, Pratibha Singh Wins Mandi In Blow to BJP Ahead Of Elections

Himachal Pradesh: Congress Sweeps Bypolls, Pratibha Singh Wins Mandi In Blow to BJP Ahead Of Elections

Pratibha Singh has made a comeback by winning the Parliamentary seat in Mandi after her husband and former C Virbhadra Singh’s demise.


30 October 2021
Former Himachal Congress Minister G.S. Bali Dies At 67

Former Himachal Congress Minister G.S. Bali Dies At 67

Despite being a strong voice for the people of Kangra, he maintained cordial relations with politicians cutting across party lines


28 October 2021
Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

The Rarang village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district has taken a decision to boycott bypolls scheduled on October 30.


26 October 2021
Himachal Pradesh: EC Takes Special Measures For Polls In Pong Island Village; Boats, Solar Batteries For 96 Voters

Himachal Pradesh: EC Takes Special Measures For Polls In Pong Island Village; Boats, Solar Batteries For 96 Voters

Local Sub-divisional Magistrate (SDM) Ankush Sharma reached out to a 83-year-old Covid positive senior citizen and helped him to cast his vote under Absentee...


24 October 2021
Sprawling Ridge: Inclement Weather, Dense Fog Dampens Karva Chauth Spirit

Sprawling Ridge: Inclement Weather, Dense Fog Dampens Karva Chauth Spirit

Sprawling Ridge--an iconic space in Shimla and a favourite venue of worshipping women-- failed to keep its date with the Karva Chauth moon.


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