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Purported video of HP Assembly deputy speaker slapping student surfaces
India

Purported video of HP Assembly deputy speaker slapping student surfaces

The child's father, Riaz Mohammad, has however downplayed the incident, saying the deputy speaker's hand had brushed against his son while he was trying to make him understand something

'Failed to achieve anything meaningful': Prashant Kishor on Congress' Chintan Shivir
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'Failed to achieve anything meaningful': Prashant Kishor on Congress' Chintan Shivir

The poll analyst also predicted an ‘impending electoral rout’ for the Congress in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, which are scheduled to go for election later this year

Gyanvapi mosque: Two men arrested in Himachal Pradesh for indecent remarks on Shivling
India

Gyanvapi mosque: Two men arrested in Himachal Pradesh for indecent remarks on Shivling

Two people of Majra, ​​Sirmaur made indecent remarks about the alleged Shivling in Gyanvapi Masjid on social media and a complaint was submitted against them to SDM Paonta

Himachal Pradesh: Jai Ram Thakur inspects proposed site for PM Modi's 31 May rally in Shimla
India

Himachal Pradesh: Jai Ram Thakur inspects proposed site for PM Modi's 31 May rally in Shimla

The prime minister's proposed public meeting would be a historic and attended by a large number of people to celebrate Modi's eight years as the country's prime minister, said BJP president Suresh Kashyap

Ahead of upcoming elections, will Rahul Dravid participate in BJP's Yuva Morcha meet in Himachal?
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Ahead of upcoming elections, will Rahul Dravid participate in BJP's Yuva Morcha meet in Himachal?

The BJP said that the presence of Rahul Dravid, India's former cricket captain and current head coach, at the event will send a message to the youth to excel in different fields. However, BCCI media manager has denied such reports

Scorched earth: Why Lahaul is on the precipice of a climate crisis
Opinion

Scorched earth: Why Lahaul is on the precipice of a climate crisis

The Lahaul region in Himachal Pradesh is witnessing soaring temperatures this year, and this threatens to jeopardise its agriculture and traditional way of life

Himachal Pradesh: Two workers killed, three hurt as trolley overturns inside tunnel
India

Himachal Pradesh: Two workers killed, three hurt as trolley overturns inside tunnel

Earlier, Kinnaur district officials said that the workers got trapped in the tunnel following a technical snag in a lift

Himachal Pradesh: Congress' state general secretary joins AAP, says more to follow
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Himachal Pradesh: Congress' state general secretary joins AAP, says more to follow

Arun Sharma claimed the Congress unit in Himachal Pradesh was riddled with "groupism", which was causing disappointment among several leaders of the party

Himachal Pradesh: Hindu Raksha Mahasabha general secretary, eight others join AAP
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Himachal Pradesh: Hindu Raksha Mahasabha general secretary, eight others join AAP

At least 1,000 people associated with these nine persons will join the party in Kangra district on 8 May, AAP in-charge of Himachal Pradesh and Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said

Himachal Pradesh: Ex-CM's wife Pratibha Virbhadra Singh appointed as state Congress chief
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Himachal Pradesh: Ex-CM's wife Pratibha Virbhadra Singh appointed as state Congress chief

The changes initiated by the Congress come ahead of the Assembly polls in the state due later this year

Uttarakhand likely to tighten regulations on sale, purchase of land in state
India

Uttarakhand likely to tighten regulations on sale, purchase of land in state

A committee constituted last year to recommend amendments to the land laws is likely to submit its recommendations to the state government in about 10 days

Don't fall in BJP trap: Manish Sisodia to people after Himachal CM announces free power, water
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Don't fall in BJP trap: Manish Sisodia to people after Himachal CM announces free power, water

Manish Sisodia said the BJP government's announcements ahead of Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh are an attempt to "hoodwink" people, as the saffron party has always said it is "completely" against freebies like free electricity

PM Modi praises Himachal Pradesh's progress, says state has to be developed with quick pace in next 25 years
India

PM Modi praises Himachal Pradesh's progress, says state has to be developed with quick pace in next 25 years

In an address on 75th foundation day of Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the central government in the last eight years has worked to further boost its capabilities and facilities available in the state

Jai Ram Thakur to continue as Himachal CM, will lead BJP in upcoming assembly polls: JP Nadda
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Jai Ram Thakur to continue as Himachal CM, will lead BJP in upcoming assembly polls: JP Nadda

Jai Ram Thakur will not be replaced and the BJP will contest the Assembly elections under his leadership, said JP Nadda

Himachal Pradesh: Natives of McLeod Ganj raise alarm over ongoing unplanned construction
India

Himachal Pradesh: Natives of McLeod Ganj raise alarm over ongoing unplanned construction

Prithi Paul Singh, Additional Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Dharamshala said, that all constructions in Dharamshala should be earthquake-proof

AAP will lose deposits on every seat in Himachal Pradesh, says Anurag Thakur
India

AAP will lose deposits on every seat in Himachal Pradesh, says Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur said the BJP does not expect any challenge in the hill state from either the AAP or the Congress

Aerial ropeway project Dharamshala Skyway completed, travel to McLeodganj in 5 minutes
India

Aerial ropeway project Dharamshala Skyway completed, travel to McLeodganj in 5 minutes

This 1.8-kilometre-long ropeway has reduced the travel time from Dharamshala to McLeodganj from 45 minutes to 5 minutes

Assembly election results 2022: Arvind Kejriwal hopes to extend ‘AAPrising’ to Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh
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Assembly election results 2022: Arvind Kejriwal hopes to extend ‘AAPrising’ to Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

The stupendous victory in Punjab, breaking the stranglehold of the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Congress, has buoyed the AAP's aspirations of going national

Ranji Trophy 2022: Skipper Saurabh Tiwary takes Jharkhand to knockouts; Yash Dhull hits maiden double ton for Delhi
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Ranji Trophy 2022: Skipper Saurabh Tiwary takes Jharkhand to knockouts; Yash Dhull hits maiden double ton for Delhi

Tiwary struck a match-winning 93 to guide Jharkhand to the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy with a two-wicket win over heavyweights Tamil Nadu in their last elite group H match on Sunday.

India set for single-use plastic items ban: What won't be allowed, how this will help environment
India

India set for single-use plastic items ban: What won't be allowed, how this will help environment

The Central Pollution Control Board has asked all states to implement the ban from 1 July. Items such as ear buds, flags, candy and ice-cream sticks, decorative thermocol stirrers, wrapping films, cups, glasses, and cutlery will be prohibited