Himachal Pradesh

  • Travel Escape: Exploring Shoghi and Kanha 5 days ago

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Shoghi and Kanha. ...
  • Manali dam tragedy: May take 5 more days to complete the rescue operations, says NDRF June 10, 2014

    Search operations are on in Manali to look for the 19 missing engineering students and one tour operator who were washed away after water was suddenly released from a dam on the River Beas. Hopes of finding anyone are fading given that more than 36 hours have passed since the...
  • Is Manali dam tragedy a man-made disaster? June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • Manali: Family of missing students search for answers June 9, 2014

    The families of the missing students in Manali are trying to come to terms with what happened to their loved ones. Twenty six tourists including 22 students from an engineering college went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday....
  • Watch: How the Manali dam tragedy unfolded June 9, 2014

    Twenty six tourists including twenty four engineering students from Hyderabad were missing after a river surge near Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place after extra water was released from the Larji Dam at around 6 PM. The students were from VNR Vignana Jyothi College of Engineering...
  • Manali dam tragedy: TRS blames engineers, says helping students June 9, 2014

    TRS leader K Kavitha said that Telangana state is working for the students who went missing from the Pandoh dam. "We are doing all that we can. This was an unavoidable loss because of the cruel negligence of the engineers who were manning the sirens for the dam. We hold...
  • Watch: Safety tips to beat the heat wave June 6, 2014

    North India is in the grip of an extreme heat wave with many states recording highest temperatures in years. Delhi recorded its hottest day in five years on Thursday with the maximum temperature soaring to 44.7 degree Celsius, that is 4 degrees above normal. CNN-IBN takes calls of people across...
  • People will re-elect me for good governance: PK Dhumal May 7, 2014

    Former Himachal Pradesh CM PK Dhumal says that his constituency would re-elect him for his governance. ...
  • Watch: This 97-year-old man has been voting since the first election May 7, 2014

    97-year-old Shyam Saran Negi, who has been voting since the first election in 1951-52, voted in the eighth phase of the Lok sabha elections in Himachal Pradesh on May 7. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Modi using name of martyrs for political campaigns: Sonia May 4, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of using the name of martyrs for political campaigns. While addressing a rally at Kullu in Himachal Pradesh, Sonia said, "The opposition has used the name of martyrs for politics. Modi speaks as if he has become the prime...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected across the country August 16, 2013

    Severe rainfall with thunder shower is expected in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Parts of Andhra Pradesh with fairly widespread rainfall in Punjab & Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, North Eastern States, Odisha and...
  • HP: IAS officer alleges attack by mining mafia, says tractor driver tried to run over him August 8, 2013

    IAS officer Yunus Khan was attacked on Thursday morning for taking on mining mafia in Himachal Pradesh. Yunus said the tractor driver allegedly tried to run over him while he was carrying out a routine raid at lone river Sarsa. The driver was arrested and an FIR has been registered...
  • Himachal: Met predicts heavy rainfall for next 24 hours August 3, 2013

    In the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall is expected in several parts of Himachal Pradesh especially in Chamba and Kangra districts. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Heavy rains expected in North India July 9, 2013

    With rainfall continuing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Assam, more rains are expected in other parts of the country too. ...
  • Himachal govt denies receving any specific warnings from Met June 30, 2013

    "I am saddened by the Uttarakhand incident. This is nature's fury. We've not received any warning from the Met department," Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said. ...
  • Nature's fury made worse by human greed: Virbhadra on Uttarakhand June 29, 2013

    Speaking on the Uttarakhand tragedy, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said nature's fury was made worse by human greed. He said the tragedy in Uttarakhand is a natural disaster but rampant construction and digging of tunnels in the heart of the Himalayas may have been one of the causes. ...
  • Monsoon: Widespread rainfall in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Western Coast June 23, 2013

    There is widespread rainfall along the Western Coast including Kerala, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and parts of Maharashtra. Scattered rain is expected in Bihar, Jharkhand, Sikkim and in parts of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. There are some states which will remain mainly...
  • News 360: Flood fury in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh kills 50 June 17, 2013

    At least 50 people have died in heavy rains that have lashed several parts of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Thirty people perished in the monsoon mayhem in Uttarakhand alone while many more are still missing. ...
  • Fresh snowfall in Himachal; temperature drops in northern India February 16, 2013

    Tourist spot of Solang Nala in Manali has taken cover of 9 inch of snow so far. ...
  • Heavy western disturbance behind snow, rainfall across N India: Met Dept February 5, 2013

    Delhi saw massive traffic jams and water-logged streets as it received the highest rainfall in February since 1942. ...
  • Battle for the states: Modi scores hat-trick in Gujarat, Cong sweeps HP December 21, 2012

    It was a dramatic day for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh as the voters' verdict in the assembly elections 2012 came out. While Narendra Modi scored a hat-trick in Gujarat with a convincing victory, Congress's top leadership was routed in the state though the party performed well in rural Gujarat. In...
  • Modi wins again in Gujarat, Congress bags Himachal December 20, 2012

    Modi declared Thursday that his hat-trick of an election win held a national message and that he was serving "Mother India" besides his own state. ...
  • BJP's Dhumal concedes defeat in Himachal elections December 20, 2012

    Conceding defeating in Himachal Pradesh elections, BJP's PK Dhumal said he would not blame outside factors for the poll debacle and would instead try to find out the internal reasons. ...
  • I am not in the race for Himachal CM: Anand Sharma December 20, 2012

    Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma ruled himself out from the race for the chief ministership of Himachal Pradesh where the Congress has returned to power after five years. ...
  • Gujarat results show Modi still holds his sway: Sibal December 20, 2012

    Congratulating Narendra Modi for winning Gujarat assembly elections, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said the Congress is happy that though it lost in Gujarat, the party saw a divisive victory in Himachal Pradesh. ...
  • Himachal Pradesh elections: 'Rebels dented BJP's voteshare' December 18, 2012

    CNN-IBN's poll has predicted that the Congress will win between 29-35 seats in the 68 member Assembly. ...
  • Post-poll survey: Modi set to retain Gujarat; BJP, Cong in dead heat in Himachal December 18, 2012

    The BJP under Modi's leadership is set to trounce the Congress and give the Gujarat CM a hat-trick of electoral victories. ...
  • Watch: Season's first snowfall in Srinagar, Manali December 14, 2012

    Most parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, on Friday received fresh snowfall, leading to closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. The snowfall began on Thursday evening. However, the snowfall has led to closure of the 294-km Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link between Kashmir and rest of the country. It...
  • Battle for the States: Young and restless in Himachal November 3, 2012

    A look at what the young people in the state feel about various issues concerning them ahead of the Assembly elections. ...