The amount was announced by HP CM Jai Ram himself in reply to a question from another legislator inside the state’s assembly.
Video footage of the incident had gone viral in June, prompting Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur to take action against the officers involved including his PSO.
As Himachal Pradesh gets ready for four by-polls, the crucial Mandi Parliamentary seat in the home district of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and ‘Holly Lodge’, Virbhadra Singh’s private bungalow, are under close watch.
The body parts of the child were recovered on Friday morning from the nearby forests
‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the Court.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that several politicians and journalists had received threatening phone calls from alleged pro-Khalistani groups in the past 48 hours.
The Shimla Municipal Corporation is under attack from the citizens and elected councillors questioning Mayor Satya Koundal about the drinking water crisis.
A pro-Khalistani outfit threatened to stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling national tricolour on August 15, the Independence day.
The Paonta Sahib-Shillai national highway 707 was closed for vehicular traffic after about a 100 metre stretch of the road caved near kali Dhank Badwas following heavy downpour for the last 2 days in Sirmaur district.
Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) with Skymet Weather, said such clouds are called cumulonimbus and can stretch to even 13-14 kilometers in height.
The caller even appealed all farmers in Punjab and pro-Khalistan Sikhs to come with tractors and stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling the national flag
The 175 tourists include 16 children and 60 ladies who are stuck in Pattan (Udaipur) valley.
Himachal Pradesh has been badly hit by flash floods, landslides, house collapse, and complete disruption of life due to heavy rains and cloud bursts.
A search operation for the missing persons is underway at Lahaul-Spiti with the help of the state police and ITBP teams.
The government also allowed coaching, tuition, and training institutions to function with effect from July 26.
A 19-year-old boy in Himachal Pradesh recently killed himself by suicide and recorded the incident on Facebook live.
Actor Jimmy Sheirgill talks about things he learnt during the pandemic, preparing for his role of a cop in his recently released film ‘Collar Bomb’ and his experience of shooting for it during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Senior citizens and ailing persons are, however, exempted to rest at benches selectively relocated near the Christ Church and Mall Road.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Photo by AP/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.PTI Photo
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP
Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in ChandigarhPTI Photo
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