Himachal Pradesh

  • HPCA-Himachal tussle robs Dharmasala of IPL matches 04-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Dharamsala: The tussle between the Congress-led state government and the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, has robbed this hill station of Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. The picturesque HPCA Stadium, overseeing the snowcapped Dhauladhar ranges, had hosted nine IPL matches in the last four...
  • Delhi, UP, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal LS poll tracker highlights 03-04-2014 07:55 PM

    CNN-IBN, CSDS, Lokniti, The Week election tracker has come out with its predictions for UP, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. ...
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to speed up anti-graft probe against Virbhadra 02-04-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered the CBI to speed up their investigation against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. A preliminary inquiry was registered after AAP leader Prashant Bhushan filed a complaint alleging that Virbhadra's wealth was much more than his earning. Bhushan also alleged that...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Sehwag, Gambhir shine as Delhi beat Himachal by six wickets 01-04-2014 07:52 PM

    Mohali: Out-of-favour India openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir found some form going their way as Delhi got the better of Himachal Pradesh by six wickets in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 match for North Zone on Tuesday. Sehwag smashed 42 off 32 balls, while the left-handed captain Gambhir...
  • Virbhadra Singh probed in connection with payoffs by a steel company 26-03-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has been questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged payoffs to him by a steel company. The CBI's Preliminary Enquiry was registered in 2013 based on a complaint by the State Trading Corporation. IT...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Himachal Pradesh votes on May 7 05-03-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh will vote on May 7, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. The state has four Parliamentary Constituencies. The counting of votes will be held on May 16. ...
  • Delhi beat Himachal by five wickets in Vijay Hazare 03-03-2014 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champions Delhi were back to winning ways as they comfortably beat Himachal Pradesh by five wickets in a north zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy to put themselves in contention for a place in the knock-out round of the tournament. Chasing 231 for a win...
  • BJP failed to draw crowds to Modi rally in Himachal: Congress 17-02-2014 07:34 AM

    Shimla: Congress's Himachal Pradesh unit claimed that BJP, despite spending crores of rupees, had failed to draw a huge crowd to the rally addressed by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Sujanpur on Sunday. "BJP leaders had claimed that over 2 lakh people would attend the rally at Sujanpur,...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall in Shimla 15-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from the cold in North India. After heavy snowfall in Shimla, highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were blocked on Friday. The minimum temperature in Shimla was 1 degree Celsius and in Manali was minus 1 degree Celsius. Met officials said...
  • Himachal government orders probe into Prashant Bhushan's land deals 10-02-2014 06:46 PM

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday ordered a probe into Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan's land deals in the state. The state government asked the Deputy Commissioner of Kangra to investigate the matter. Sources said that the government will take action in the case once the report comes...
  • Congress attacks BJP in HP Assembly over 'false' graft allegations 05-02-2014 07:05 AM

    Shimla: Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP during the debate on motion of thanks on Governor's address saying the Opposition was adopting disruptive tactics to scuttle discussions on major issues. Moving the motion of thanks, Congress MLA Sanjay Rattan termed the Opposition party as 'natak mandali' (theatre group) bent upon...
  • North India continues to shiver, moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh 25-01-2014 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: North India continues to shiver with temperatures dipping below normal in most part of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Punjab. Despite dry weather, the minimum temperature dropped by 9 degrees at Kelong to minus 12.4 degree celsius in Himachal Pradesh while Srinagar in Jammu and...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Ornaments worth Rs 23 lakh stolen from temple 22-01-2014 09:15 PM

    Shimla: Thieves struck at the historic Raghunathji temple in the heart of Kullu town and decamped with 40 kg silver and 165 grams gold jewellery. The estimated value of the stolen jewellery was about Rs 23 lakh. The priest of the temple discovered the theft on Wednesday morning, when he...
  • Jat reservation: NCBC to conduct public hearing in nine states 21-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Reservation for Jats in Central Government jobs has moved a step forward with the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) deciding to conduct public hearing in nine States before arriving at a conclusion. This move by the commission comes a month after the government asked it to take an early...
  • Special package extended for Himachal, Uttarakhand: Anand Sharma 15-01-2014 07:58 PM

    The Centre on Wednesday extended the special package for Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand till March 2017, a move that will help accelerate industrial growth of both the hilly states. The Cabinet extended the special package for the states of Himachal and Uttarakhand, which has two components - the capital investment...
  • PIL against Virbhadra Singh up for hearing in Delhi HC 15-01-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble is up for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as a PIL against him comes up for hearing before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. The NGO Common Cause has filed the PIL seeking an independent probe into corruption, money-laundering and disproportionate assets charges against Virbhadra...
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar, other MPs haven't cleared HP tourism bills: RTI 09-01-2014 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: A number of MPs and MLAs have come under scrutiny for not clearing meagre amounts due with the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Corporation. According to an RTI query, Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar and BJP's Shanta Kumar amongst others could not pay the bills of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Corporation after...
  • Cold wave: Jammu-Srinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall 09-01-2014 09:23 AM

    Srinagar: While there is some respite in the US from cold, there is no such luck in Kashmir. The valley continues to receive heavy rainfall and snowfall. The temperature in Srinagar remained below freezing point. The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed again on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall. "We face major...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall warning in HP 08-01-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues to sweep North India with temperatures dropping further. The Met department has now issued warnings of heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on January 8 and January 9. This even as the several places in the state face sub zero temperatures. Bharmaur is at a...
  • Virbhadra Singh's income jumped by 20 times in 2 years, CBI probes 07-01-2014 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble is in store for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as the Central Bureau of Investigation has now begun investigating his Income Tax documents filed between 2010 and 2011. Singh had filed a revised return in 2012 wherein he claimed that his income from agriculture increased...
  • BJP protests near Rahul's residence against Himachal CM 31-12-2013 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP youth wing protested outside Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi on Tuesday against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. BJP youth wing president and Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) MP Anurag Singh Thakur led the protesters. Thakur and other BJP workers protested a day after...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Maharashtra take upper hand against HP 24-12-2013 06:45 PM

    Pune: Middle-order batsman Ankit Bawane struck an unbeaten 138 as hosts Maharashtra dished out a commanding batting display to declare their first innings at 488 for 6 in reply to Himachal Pradesh's 228 on the third day of a Group C Ranji Trophy match on Tuesday. At stumps, HP were...
  • Cold wave intensifies as more hilly areas receive snow, 4 dead in HP 24-12-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave is intensifying across North India and four people have succumbed to the falling temperatures in Himachal Pradesh. Manali in Himachal Pradesh recorded 12 cm of fresh snowfall on Monday while Shimla received 6 cm snowfall. Rohtang Pass has been closed and vehicular traffic suspended on...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Himachal concede 1st innings lead; Kerala-Maharashtra game evenly poised 16-12-2013 06:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Nikhil Gangta (115) cracked a fine century but still could not save Himachal Pradesh from conceding a 112-run first innings lead to Andhra Pradesh on the third day of their Group C Ranji Trophy match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Monday. Gangta blasted 13 boundaries...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C:Andhra reach 224-4 against HP 14-12-2013 06:40 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Opener Prasanth Kumar cracked an unbeaten 113 to help Andhra reach 224 for 4 against Himachal Pradesh at stumps on the opening day of a Group C Ranji Trophy match on Saturday. Electing to bat, Andra skipper Kumar scored 13 boundaries in his 265-ball innings, while Murumulla Sriram hit...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 6, Day 4 09-12-2013 08:55 AM

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 3 of the Round-6 matches in Ranji Trophy across India. Day 3 round-up: Uttar Pradesh bowlers produced a disciplined effort to register a comfortable innings and 14 runs win against Services in their Group B Ranji Trophy match. n Kannur, Off-spinner Vinoop Manoharan...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 6, Day 3 08-12-2013 09:15 AM

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 3 matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 6. Day 2 round-up: Experienced campaigner Rajat Bhatia hit an unbeaten 158 and combined with lower-order batsmen to propel Delhi to a huge 442 all out against Odisha, who were trailing by 321 runs at...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 6, Day 2 07-12-2013 09:02 AM

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 2 matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 6. Virender Sehwag's awful form continued but Mithun Manhas (92) and Rajat Bhatia (unbeaten 71) struck half-centuries to ensure that Delhi reach a respectable 268 for 6 against Odisha on day one. Tamil Nadu had...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Himachal thrash Assam by an innings and 221 runs; J&K on top 30-11-2013 06:08 PM

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh trounced Assam by an innings and 221 run after the visiting batsmen collapsed miserably on the third and penultimate day of their Group C Ranji Trophy encounter on Saturday. After amassing a mammoth 463 for nine in their first innings in response to Assam's paltry 81 all...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: HP take 118-run lead over Assam; Andhra 232/3 against Maharashtra 28-11-2013 08:03 PM

    Dharamsala: Seam bowler Rishi Dhawan returned with a five-wicket haul to lead a disciplined bowling attack as Himachal Pradesh dismissed Assam for a meagre 81 in their first innings before themselves reaching 199 for 4 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group C match on Thursday. Skipper Dhawan...