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Himachal Pradesh: Bus carrying over 40 passengers falls into gorge in Mandi district
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Himachal Pradesh: Bus carrying over 40 passengers falls into gorge in Mandi district

The accident left several passengers including driver and conductor of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus injured

Karnataka Results: The states where the Congress is in power
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Karnataka Results: The states where the Congress is in power

The win in the Karnataka Assembly Election win is the fourth for the Congress -- they are in power in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. The party is a part of a coalition in Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Bihar  

BJP promises Uniform Civil Code in Karnataka: Which other states may implement it?
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BJP promises Uniform Civil Code in Karnataka: Which other states may implement it?

As part of its election manifesto for the 10 May Karnataka Assembly election, the BJP has pledged to bring in the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) throughout the state. The party made similar promises in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. What's the status?

Nikki Yadav murder: How Sahil Gahlot attempted to conceal the crime and how he was caught
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Nikki Yadav murder: How Sahil Gahlot attempted to conceal the crime and how he was caught

Sahil Gahlot, who allegedly killed his live-in partner Nikki Yadav, confessed that he tried to conceal the murder by deleting chats from her phone. His cover was blown after a common friend suspected something was amiss and informed the police

A cancelled trip to Goa, long drive & murder: What happened between Nikki Yadav and Sahil Gahlot
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A cancelled trip to Goa, long drive & murder: What happened between Nikki Yadav and Sahil Gahlot

Sahil Gahlot, the 24-year-old pharma student arrested for killing his live-in partner and hiding her body inside a fridge, has confessed to the police. After Nikki Yadav confronted him about his upcoming wedding, he strangled her to death

Element of Surprise: THIS material will make Indian military vehicles invisible to the enemy
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Element of Surprise: THIS material will make Indian military vehicles invisible to the enemy

The team of researchers at IIT, Mandi has claimed that this ability may prove useful during covert military operations

Let it Snow: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand turn into a winter wonderland
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Let it Snow: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand turn into a winter wonderland

Light to moderate snowfall followed by rain and sleet brought cheers to tourists in Shimla. But it forced the closure of vehicular traffic on over 200 roads in the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh government hikes VAT on diesel by Rs 3 per litre
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Himachal Pradesh government hikes VAT on diesel by Rs 3 per litre

Fuel prices across Indian states depend on different variables such as dealer commission, excise duty, and value-added tax (VAT)

Explained: How severe is the cold wave in North India?
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Explained: How severe is the cold wave in North India?

North India is shivering as it is gripped by a cold wave. Parts of Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana are witnessing temperatures of anywhere between three to seven degrees Celsius

Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu: Bus driver's son who rose through the ranks to become Himachal CM
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Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu: Bus driver's son who rose through the ranks to become Himachal CM

Sukhu, considered a rival of former CM Virbhadra Singh, hails from Nadaun in Hamirpur district and is the first Congress leader from Lower Himachal to occupy the top state post

Himachal Pradesh: Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu sworn in as CM, Mukesh Agnihotri as his deputy
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Himachal Pradesh: Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu sworn in as CM, Mukesh Agnihotri as his deputy

The elevation of grassroots leader Sukhu marks a generational shift in the state Congress which has been under the shadow of former chief minister Virbhadra Singh

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu to take oath as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister today
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Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu to take oath as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister today

Sukhwinder Singh will be the first Congress leader from 'lower Himachal' to come to the top post. The oath-taking ceremony will take place at 1.30 pm on Sunday, Raj Bhavan sources said

Explained: Why BJP’s defeat in Himachal Pradesh will pinch Anurag Thakur more
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Explained: Why BJP’s defeat in Himachal Pradesh will pinch Anurag Thakur more

The BJP lost four out of five Assembly seats in Anurag Thakur’s Lok Sabha constituency Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. The Union minister put all his weight behind the campaign, so what went amiss?

Himachal Pradesh continues its tradition: How Congress defeated BJP in the hill state
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Himachal Pradesh continues its tradition: How Congress defeated BJP in the hill state

Its many poll promises, including the restoration of the Old Pension Scheme, seem to have worked in favour of the Congress which has defeated the BJP to form the next government in Himachal Pradesh

Kingmaker Kangra: How the district decides Himachal Pradesh’s ruling party
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Kingmaker Kangra: How the district decides Himachal Pradesh’s ruling party

It is the swing district, Kangra, that seals the fate of the party that will come to power in Himachal Pradesh. This year seems no different as Congress surges ahead in 10 out of 15 seats

Himachal Pradesh records over three-time increase in tourist footfall, post covid gap
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Himachal Pradesh records over three-time increase in tourist footfall, post covid gap

According to data procured from the Tourism department, Himachal Pradesh witnessed the arrival of 1.28 crore tourists, including 28,232 foreigners, between 1 January and 31 October

Explained: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gifts to G20 leaders and their link to Gujarat and Himachal polls
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Explained: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gifts to G20 leaders and their link to Gujarat and Himachal polls

At the G20 summit in Bali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted world leaders a range of artworks, representing India’s diversity. From the Kangra painting to Joe Biden to the Patan Patola scarf to Giorgia Meloni, the presents were also significantly from poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

PM Modi sends gifts from Gujarat, Himachal to world leaders at G20 summit
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PM Modi sends gifts from Gujarat, Himachal to world leaders at G20 summit

PM Modi presented US President Joe Biden with Kangra miniature paintings, which portray 'Shringar Rasa', and his UK counterpart Rishi Sunak with 'Mata Ni Pachedi', a handmade Gujarat textile meant to be an offering in temples housing the Mother Goddess

Let There be Snow: From Himachal to Jammu, everything looks pretty in white
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Let There be Snow: From Himachal to Jammu, everything looks pretty in white

Residents and tourists in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu Kashmir can see nothing but snow around them. With minimum temperatures plunging to minus two degrees Celsius in several places, the onset of winter has become apparent

Himachal Pradesh polls: Polling party suspended for transporting EVMs in private vehicle; Congress alleges tampering
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Himachal Pradesh polls: Polling party suspended for transporting EVMs in private vehicle; Congress alleges tampering

Election commission authorities closely checked the EVM/VVPAT machines in the presence of Congress and BJP workers and claimed machines were Sealed properly and no tampering was found