Hamirpur

  • College student dies due to alleged ragging, 2 students booked 10 hours 56 minutes ago

    Hamirpur (HP): A college student was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room and his father alleged that his son was ragged and forced to commit suicide, police said on Saturday. Amit Kumar (18), a first-year student of a local private college, was found dead in the room on...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Three die as bridge over river washes away due to floods August 14, 2014

    Hamirpur: Three people died after a bridge over a river in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district washed away. The bridge over Sheer Khud river washed away on Thursday night following flash floods in the region. Divers have managed to fish out one body while the two others remain missing. Rescue operations...
  • 3 teenagers loot Rs 32 lakh from a Nadaun bank near Hamirpur August 9, 2014

    Three teenagers in the age group of 12-15 years allegedly looted Rs 32 lakh in a robbery this afternoon at a bank branch in Nadaun, 40-km from Harimpur, police said. According to police, the robbery, which took place at a State Bank of India branch, was captured on CCTV camera and the...
  • UP: The sub-inspector took me to his room and raped me, says survivor June 12, 2014

    Hamirpur: There is no end to shameful incidents in Uttar Pradesh. A woman in Hamirpur has accused four police officers of raping her. The woman has alleged that she went to the station to secure her husband's release when the incident took place. She claims that the police station was deserted...
  • UP: Four policemen allegedly rape woman inside police station June 11, 2014

    Hamirpur: In a shocking incident, four policemen including a Sub-Inspector allegedly raped a woman inside the police station in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur. An FIR has been registered in the case. While the SI has been arrested, the others continue to remain at large. The incident comes on a day when a 45-year-old...
  • People see hope in Modi and BJP: Anurag Thakur May 7, 2014

    Anurag Thakur, a member of Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, has said every seat in the constituency is important to him. He also said that the Congress had no chance of winning in the state. ...
  • LS polls: Anurag Thakur banking on 'Modi wave' to win Hamirpur May 5, 2014

    Hamirpur: Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on May 7 in the eighth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. One of the tougher contests in the state will be fought in Hamirpur. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Anurag Thakur is hoping for a hat-trick win in Hamirpur this time. He is banking...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Bundelkhand April 29, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shreya Dhoundial visits Bundelkhand to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Out of the 80 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, Bundelkhand has 4 constituencies - Banda, Jhansi, Hamirpur and Jalaun - which will vote on April...
  • Centre fooling people on one rank, one pension: VK Singh April 16, 2014

    Former Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Wednesday alleged that the UPA government at the Centre was "befooling" the ex-servicemen as the issue of "one rank, one pension" was still alive. "The Congress was in the habit of telling lies and had done nothing concrete," Singh told reporters in Hamirpur, and...
  • MPs Rating: Anurag Thakur scores 7.66 on a scale of 10 March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Anurag Thakur is a member of Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. He is the son of former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. The BJP leader who is seeking re-election from his constituency has scored 7.66 on a scale of 10 in a...
  • Congress leader Anand Sharma refuses to contest from Hamirpur March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Another Congress leader Anand Sharma has refused to contest Lok Sabha elections. Sharma, who is the second senior Congress leader after P Chidambaram to pull out of the race, was tipped to contest from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. He had earlier volunteered to contest against BJP prime ministerial candidate...
  • Rape victim attempts suicide, rescued by villagers February 21, 2014

    A 17-year-old girl attempted suicide after she was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by five persons in Alwar district of Rajasthan. On February 18, the girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped in Hamirpur village of Alwar, police said. On Wednesday, she jumped into a well but was rescued by family members and was...
  • Rahul hits out at SP government, says Centre funds not reaching people October 30, 2013

    Hamirpur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Samajwadi Party saying the Uttar Pradesh state government was not passing the benefits of the Central government schemes to the people. While addressing a rally in Hamirpur district, Rahul missed no chance to attack the state government and take...
  • People of UP know who is behind communal violence, says Rahul Gandhi at Deoria rally October 30, 2013

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will address public rallies at Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur and Deoria districts on Wednesday. In his second visit to the state in October, Gandhi will first go to Hamirpur in Bundelkhand region, and then to Deoria in the eastern part of the state. Earlier, he had visited Aligarh...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire October 15, 2013

    Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions without any provocation in the Mendhar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) of Jammu and Kashmir late on Monday evening, a defence spokesman told IANS. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at our positions in Hamirpur area of Mendhar sector in Poonch district last...
  • 'Three-tier border fencing death trap for infiltrating ultras' September 5, 2013

    Hamirpur: The three-tier border fencing along the LoC has turned into a "death trap" for infiltrating terrorists, leading to desperation among terrorist ranks and has prompted repeated firings on Indian posts from across the border, the Army has said. "It is impossible for infiltrating terrorists to cross over the three-tiered border...
  • Fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Poonch, India retaliates August 22, 2013

    Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire twice by firing mortar shells on LoC posts in two sub-sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, drawing retaliation from Indian forces. "There were two ceasefire violations by Pakistan on Wednesday night", Defence Spokesman Col R K Palta said on Thursday. There was Pakistani firing along...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Hamirpur in Poonch August 20, 2013

    Srinagar: Reports of another ceasefire violation by Pakistan came in on Tuesday morning from Hamirpur in the Poonch sector. The firing started at 8.30 am on Tuesday morning and is still on. This is the second ceasefire violation at the same place in less than 24 hours. After the killing of...
  • Pakistan troops fire on Indian posts in Mendhar, Hamirpur August 17, 2013

    Pakistani troops fired on forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Mendhar and Hamirpur areas of Poonch district late on Friday in yet another instance of ceasefire violation, drawing retaliation from India. There was no immediate report of casualties on Indian side. Defence spokesman S N Acharya said the...
  • Hamirpur villagers face the brunt of ceasefire violations by Pakistan August 17, 2013

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again along the Line of Control and it fired at Mendhar and Hamirpur battalions at 9:45 pm on Friday. The Indian Army retaliated to Pakistan's attack but the villagers seem to be bearing the brunt of these violations. The ceasefire violations by Pakistan have largely affected...
  • BSP expels party MP for praising Narendra Modi July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Vijay Bahadur Singh has been expelled from the party after he praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Vijay Bahadur Singh had backed Modi and claimed that the Gujarat Chief Minister is a "sensitive person and his comments have been misinterpreted". Singh has made the...
  • 3 policemen arrested for smuggling arms, ammunition June 17, 2013

    Lucknow: Three policemen allegedly involved in smuggling of illicit arms and ammunition were arrested by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police in Hamirpur district, police said on Sunday. Satya Prakash Tiwari, Jahan Singh and Brijendra Singh were arrested and firearms, including two carbine and a rifle with cartridges,...
  • UP: Former students' union leader shot dead May 13, 2013

    Hamirpur: Uttar Pradesh's poor law and order situation was once against highlighted when a former students' union leader and one more person was allegedly killed by the mining mafia. Former students' union leader Raman Singh had been protesting against illegal mining in Morang. He was allegedly cornered by the mining mafia...
  • HP: Teacher gets 8 years jail for raping minor girl May 4, 2013

    Hamirpur: A local court on Friday sentenced a school teacher to eight years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 in a rape case committed in March 2012. A class VIII student of the Government School, Kiyarabagh in Hamirpur district had lodged a complaint in Badsar police on June...
  • HP polls: CM PK Dhumal wins from Hamirpur December 20, 2012

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister PK Dhumal on Thursday won from the Hamirpur seat defeating his nearest Congress rival Narinder Thakur by a margin of over 9,500 votes. As trends showed reverses for BJP in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday appeared prepared even for a defeat. "Whatever...
  • Himachal Pradesh polls: Cong, BJP promise more jobs November 2, 2012

    Hamirpur: Elections in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh will be held on Sunday, November 4. This time nearly 50 per cent of voters are below the age of 40. CNN-IBN found out that lack of jobs is a primary concern among the youth. Bharti, a student, studies at the prestigious...
  • UP: Protest against custodial death turns violent August 4, 2012

    Hamirpur: An irate mob protesting the alleged custodial death of a person in Hamirpur turned violent on Saturday with people laying siege of the police station and resorting to brick-bating and arson. Police had to use tear gas shells to control the mob, which had gheraoed the police station, to bring...
  • Amar Singh jumps out of chopper, injured February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Samajwadi Party strongman and Rashtriya Lok Manch founder Amar Singh has reportedly been injured after he jumped out of a helicopter while it was making an emergency landing at Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh. Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP, has floated his own political outfit Rashtriya Lok Manch, which...
  • Rift in Himachal Congress over Madan Lal March 27, 2009

    Shimla: Knives are out in Congress in Himachal Pradesh over the nomination of former cricketer Madan Lal as party candidate for Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat with rival factions blaming each other over the choice in place local leader Narinder Thakur. Even as Lal, hit the campaign trail on Thursday, protest over...
  • More trouble for ex cricketer Madan Lal in Himachal March 26, 2009

    Shimla: Former India cricketer Madan Lal on Thursday faced more trouble in Himachal Pradesh as senior Congress leaders, including former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, came out openly against his nomination from the Hamirpur Parliamentary constituency. The five-time chief minister and candidate from the Mandi seat charged "certain vested interests" within...