Kangra

  • Himachal Pradesh: Threeway fight raises political tension in Kangra May 5, 2014

    Kangra: The picturesque and tranquil backdrop of the Dhauladhar ranges belies the underlying political tension as three heavyweights from Congress, BJP and AAP slug it out for this Lok Sabha seat that goes to polls on May 7. In a contest where 12 candidates are in the fray, twotime Chief Minister...
  • 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. ...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Youth allegedly rapes minor May 31, 2013

    Shimla: A 12yearold girl, daughter of a migrant labourer from Jharkhand, was allegedly raped by a youth at Bandla near Palampur in Kangra district on Friday. The survivor was allegedly dragged by the accused Varun (24) to a semiconstructed abandoned house, where he committed the crime, police said. Varun, working as...
  • Earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter Scale jolts Dharamsala November 12, 2012

    Dhramasala: An earthquake of slight intensity, measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale, jolted Dharamsala in Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh. The quake was recorded at 1.53 AM on Monday, a scientist at the geological department at Dehradun said. The tremor lasted for just 4.5 seconds and the epicenter was detected 17...
  • Himachal: 14 killed as bus falls into gorge September 11, 2012

    Palampur: At least 14 people were killed and over 20 went missing when a staterun bus skidded off the road and fell into a 1,000metredeep gorge near Mallu area in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Monday. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus carrying about 45 people was on its way from...
  • Not happy with court's decision: Aman's father July 20, 2010

    A fasttrack court in Kangra granted bail to four students accused in the Aman Kachroo ragging case. ...
  • 29 killed in Himachal as bus falls into gorge November 7, 2009

    Kangra, Himachal Pradesh: At least 29 people were killed when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100footdeep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district Friday, officials said. "The private bus was on its way from Nagrota Suriyan to Dehra when it fell into the gorge near Haripur...
  • Watch: Aman Kachroo ragged by drunk seniors April 21, 2009

    There has been some respite for Aman Kachroo's parents. The Raghavan committee appointed to probe the ragging death case of the 19yearold medical student at Dr Rajendra Prasad medical college in Kangra submitted it's report to the Supreme Court stating alcoholism as one of the main reasons behind his ragging. ...
  • Ragging Death: Panel finds college guilty April 21, 2009

    New Delhi: There has been some respite for Aman Kachroo's parents. The Raghavan committee appointed to probe the ragging death case of the 19yearold medical student at Dr Rajendra Prasad medical college in Kangra submitted it's report to the Supreme Court stating alcoholism as one of the main reasons behind...
  • Kachroo ragging: Panel indicts drunk students April 20, 2009

    New Delhi: The Raghavan Committee set up to probe the sensational Aman Kachroo raggingdeath case told the Supreme Court on Monday that alcoholism was one of the main reasons behind Kachroos ragging at the Rajendra Prasad College in Himachal Pradeshs Kangra. The Committee said Aman's case was not the only incident...
  • SC demands setup to rein in ragging | Pledge March 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Following the death of medical student Aman Kachroo as a result of ragging, the Supreme Court has upped its ante against the menace. A spate of ragging cases in the last few weeks has made the court issue notices to the colleges in question. On March 8, 2009, a...
  • Himachal poll war hots up as Cong names candidates October 2, 2010

    Shimla: The hills of Himachal Pradesh have warmed up to the AprilMay general elections, with the Congress finally naming candidates for three of the state's four parliamentary seats almost two months after archrival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced all its nominees. The Congress on Saturday named candidates for three seats...
  • SC to hear Kachroo murder case tomorrow | Pledge March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to take up the murder case of firstyear Medical Science student Aman Kachroo, who was brutally killed on March 8 at his college hostel in Himachal Pradesh in gross violation of the apex court's directives to check ragging in educational institutions on Monday. So...
  • HP govt preparing new ordinance on ragging | Pledge March 16, 2009

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government is preparing to bring a new ordinance to check ragging since the one issued in 1992 against the menace was neither revalidated nor replaced by a legislative enactment. "I have directed the Home department to prepare a new ordinance against ragging in the state," Chief Minister...
  • Ragging death: HRD seeks report from HP govt March 14, 2009

    Shimla: The Centre has sought reports from the Himachal Pradesh government and the Medical College on the tragic death of a 19yearold student allegedly due to ragging last week. Both the Prem Kumar Dhumal government and the Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College at Tanda in Kangra district have received faxes...
  • Murder charge against suspects in ragging death | Pledge March 11, 2009

    Shimla: Four students of a medical college in Himachal Pradesh arrested for allegedly beating to death a junior in the name of ragging have been slapped with murder charges, police said on Wednesday. Aman Kachru, 19, died on Sunday after being ragged by four final year students of the Rajendra Prasad...
  • Ragging claims medical student's life, authorities blamed March 14, 2009

    Gurgaon: A stunned family mourns the death of their 19 year old son, Aman Kachroo, a first year student at the Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College in Kangra was beaten up allegedly by three drunk seniors and an intern. College authorities did not react until Aman's friends made a call to...
  • 4 held for ragging incident, inquiry ordered March 10, 2009

    Dharamsala: Four medical students accused of ragging a junior leading to his death were arrested and charged with culpable homicide as the Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered a magisterial probe into the shocking incident. The four were remanded to police custody for varying periods by a local court in connection...
  • 19yearold medical student ragged, dies | Your say March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a first year medical student in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh who had complained of being ragged was allegedly beaten to death by his seniors. Aman Kachroo, a 19yearold student had enrolled at the Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College in Kangra in Himachal Pradesh last August....