Hindi Sewa Samman award for Himachal writer SR Harnot

Shimla: Himachal writer SR Harnot  has been selected for Hindi Sewa Samman Award to be given by Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) based Kalidas Academy. Harnot is being honoured for his contemporary work in Hindi literature. Harnot  is famous for his book ‘Hidimb’ which portrays stories from Himachal Pradesh. Harnot has authored many books depicting stories and […]

Complete bandh observed in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla:  A complete bandh was observed in Himachal on Monday as shops and educational institutes remained closed. Rail and road traffic was affected as BJP and CPI-M workers protested against the recent fuel price hike. Road traffic was severely hit in Shimla, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Una, Dharamsala, Kangra and Solan with protesters sitting on the roads […]

CPI(M) demands scrapping of private partnership in healthcare and education in HP

Shimla: The state unit of the Communist Party of India – Marxist (CPI-M) today lambasted the Himachal government over Public Private Patnership (PPP) in 12 hospitals in the state. In a statement issued today Tikender Panwar, member state secretariat CPI(M) strongly condemned the governments move of installing CT scan machines in these hospitals under PPP. […]

Mankotia demands impartial probe against Virbhadra

Shimla: Former Congress minister Maj Vijay Singh Mankotia resolved to continue his crusade against corruption in the state which he claimed had gripped both the political parties in Himachal. Addressing media in Shimla today he circulated a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, he sought an impartial probe against his bete noire Virbhadra Singh’s tenure […]

Himachal High Court Judges declare assets

Shimla: All 11 judges of the Himachal Pradesh High Court led by Chief Justice Kurian Joseph today declared their assets and liabilities along with those of their spouses and children. The assets of the judges were posted on the website of the High Court to bring these in the public domain. Chief Justice, who had […]

Himachal HC comes to rescue of villagers for crop damage relief

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh High Court directed the Secretary (Revenue) and the Deputy Commissioner, Shimla to finalise benefits for the damages suffered to the crop of the residents of Jubbal tehsil of Shimla district due to hailstorm in 2007 within three months. According to the petitioners, their crops were badly affected by hailstorm in 2007. Official […]

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