Himachal Pradesh MP Anurag Thakur (Photo: Twitter@BJP)

Former BCCI chief Anurag Thakur now a member of the Modi team

Shimla:  A keen cricketer in his young days and later Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) chief, four-time Himachal Pradesh MP Anurag Thakur was sworn-in as a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second government on Thursday. Elected from Hamirpur, a BJP bastion from where his father and two-time Chief Minister Prem Kumar […]

BJP retains all four Himachal LS seats

Shimla: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday retained all the four Lok Sabha seats in the state as its candidates won by a record huge margins, election officials said. Hamirpur sitting MP Anurag Thakur, Kangra candidate Kishan Kapoor, Shimla candidate Suresh Kashyap and Mandi sitting MP Ram Swaroop Sharma won […]

Book on Modi not a biopic: Himachal varsity VC

Shimla:  Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh Kuldeep Chand Agnihotri has been caught in a row over his book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 128-page book in Hindi named “Bharat Bodh ka Sangharsh: 2019 ka Mahasamar”, available at a book fair in Dharamsala, reportedly describes Modi’s achievements and allegedly has many comments […]

Mandi: The mangled remains of a jeep that fell into a deep gorge killing five people and injuring five others in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi, on May 2, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Five killed as Jeep rolls down gorge in Himachal

Shimla: Five people were killed and an equal number injured as a Mahindra Jeep in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a 250-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district on Thursday, police said. The dead, including three women, were residents of Ropa village in the district. Most of the […]

Himachal Pradesh Minister Anil Sharma (File Photo/Facebook)

Himachal Minister quits over love for son

Shimla:  Himachal Pradesh Minister Anil Sharma, who has refused to campaign against his son-cum-Congress candidate Ashray Sharma, on Friday quit the cabinet, upset over remarks by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. But Anil Sharma has not resigned either from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) or from the state Assembly. “Jai Ram Thakur gave some statements […]

A poll official applies indelible phosphorus ink on the fore finger of a voter (PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION/IANS)

At 102, this Himachal voter is all set to vote again!

Shimla: At the age of 102, Shyam Saran Negi, who never missed a chance to tune to hear Prime Minister Narendra Mondi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme, is all set to vote again. A staunch believer in democracy, he wants other Indians too not to miss an opportunity to vote. Negi has been appointed a brand […]