Police vehicles create traffic jams on Shimla roads

Police vehicles create traffic jams on Shimla roads

Shimla: Government vehicles on Shimla roads have become a complete nuisance giving two hoots to the traffic laws. Leading the pack is the Shimla Police itself. On Wednesday around 12 noon while driving from Auckland tunnel to Victory Tunnel there was a big traffic jam and the vehicles had lined upto the Auckland tunnel. While the […]

Hydel projects in Himachal a threat to eco-system

Hydel projects in Himachal a threat to eco-system

All power companies, big or small, and corporate houses executing various hydel projects in different valleys of Himachal Pradesh are playing dangerous games with the ecosystem. These companies have been openly flouting environment norms. There has been large-scale destruction of herbs, shrubs and trees. Dumping of debris in the local khuds and reserve forests has […]

Mobile companies in identity theft racket in Himachal Pradesh

Mobile companies in identity theft racket in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Sept 27): Investigation carried out by Himachal Live on the overall working of the mobile companies in Himachal Pradesh have brought shocking revelations. As per report in Medianama there were 65,86,567 connections in Himachal Pradesh. The report in Medianama mentioned there was a decrease of 1,83,157 connections in the month of January 2011 when […]

Himachal HC asks govt to clear stand on lucrative postings to tainted officials

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government has come under scrutiny with High Court questioning the rationale of appointing officers caught red handed accepting bribes in sensitive posts. The Himachal Pradesh High Court today asked the government to clarify its stand on the postings of tainted officials occupying crucial posts. Taking note of officers of doubtful integrity […]

High court issues notice to Himachal govt over labour law violations

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court today slammed the state government over labor law violations in the state. The Court expressed it’s  serious concern on the issue of non-implementation of labour laws in the state and directed the Labour Commissioner to file an affidavit on the issue particularly with respect to the unorganized sector. The […]

Shimla MC says no to parks as youths say YES

Shimla based youth organisation Youth Enlightening the Society (YES) is fighting tooth and nail the state babudom for setting up parks in the town. Shimla as such do not have any recreational facilities likes park anywhere near any residential colonies. YES has been very actively holding sessions with students of different schools in Shimla under […]

Enviornment clearance for Lafarge cement plant revoked in Himachal

Shimla: In a significant shot in the arm of the enviornment activists in the state, the National Environment Appellate Authority (NEAA) revoked the environment clearance granted to cement maker Lafarge India for its greenfield project in Alsindi in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. The NEAA judgment came after a one-man team, comprising NEAA Cairman J.C. […]

Villagers in Malhaan, Himachal up in arms against Delhi’s water greed

This is a note on the proposed Renuka Dam in Himachal Pradesh and its impact on the area released by distinguished activists Ramu Ramdas and Lalita Ramdas. Admiral Ramdas, former Chief of Naval Staff, and Smt Lalita Ramdas, Chairperson, Greenpeace International, have been involved in numerous initiatives related to justice, peace, environment, education, gender etc. […]

Himachal to start litigation free village project in each district

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh legal authority plans to make one village in each district free from litigation by settling all pending cases related to its residents within a year. Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Kurian Joseph said, ‘We have plans to make one village in every district litigation free within one year. For this, the […]

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