Hamirpur

  • Centre fooling people on one rank, one pension: VK Singh 16-04-2014 11:34 PM

    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,...
  • MPs Rating: Anurag Thakur scores 7.66 on a scale of 10 25-03-2014 04:40 PM

    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 21-03-2014 02:59 PM

    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...
  • Rape victim attempts suicide, rescued by villagers 21-02-2014 08:24 PM

    A 17-year-old girl attempted suicide after she was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by fivepersons 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...
  • Rahul hits out at SP government, says Centre funds not reaching people 30-10-2013 02:23 PM

    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...
  • People of UP know who is behind communal violence, says Rahul Gandhi at Deoria rally 30-10-2013 11:31 AM

    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...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire 15-10-2013 12:15 PM

    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...
  • 'Three-tier border fencing death trap for infiltrating ultras' 05-09-2013 11:38 AM

    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...
  • Fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Poonch, India retaliates 22-08-2013 11:25 AM

    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...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Hamirpur in Poonch 20-08-2013 10:54 AM

    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...
  • Pakistan troops fire on Indian posts in Mendhar, Hamirpur 17-08-2013 08:20 AM

    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...
  • Hamirpur villagers face the brunt of ceasefire violations by Pakistan 17-08-2013 08:14 AM

    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...
  • BSP expels party MP for praising Narendra Modi 17-07-2013 11:43 AM

    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...
  • 3 policemen arrested for smuggling arms, ammunition 17-06-2013 04:00 AM

    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 13-05-2013 06:53 PM

    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...
  • HP: Teacher gets 8 years jail for raping minor girl 04-05-2013 03:57 AM

    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...
  • Himachal Pradesh polls: Cong, BJP promise more jobs 02-11-2012 09:21 AM

    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...