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IMD predicts heavy rain in Mumbai for next 48 hours; fishermen advised to stay away from sea due to squally weather over Gujarat coast
Mumbai and its adjoining areas are likely to receive heavy rainfall for the next two days, predicted IMD. The weather forecasting agency also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Madhya Maharashtra, Gujarat, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh and Nagaland.
BJP got highest vote share in Himachal; figures show overwhelming support for party, says state's chief minister Jai Ram Thakur
The BJP got the highest vote share in the country in Himachal Pradesh and this shows the overwhelming support of the people for the party, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said
BJP veteran Shanta Kumar fought again in 2014 and emerged victorious in the Lok Sabha election.
Lok Sabha poll in Hamirpur: 'Dropped father’s surname to find my own identity,' says BJP's Anurag Thakur on bucking anti-dynasty trend
Anurag is a three-time member of Parliament from the region and is taking on Ram Lal Thakur of the Congress in the Lok Sabha election.
Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority
Hundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.
35 students, on way to attend Narendra Modi's 'Jan Abhar' rally in Dharamshala, injured in bus accident in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra
The injured students have been shifted to a hospital. No casualties have been reported so far.
Heavy rains lashed several areas of Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday. At least eight people have been killed in rain-related incidents in the state in the last two days. AP
North India rains updates: Over 500 pilgrims stranded near Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Valley
Heavy rains in North India LIVE updates: In Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, the Ravi river is flowing at a dangerous level and people are being evacuated from low-lying areas by the administration since Sunday.
Himachal Pradesh suffering 'huge economic loss' due to heavy rain, Centre must help, says BJP MP Anurag Thakur
Anurag Thakur, the BJP MP from Hamirpur, on Monday sought Centre's assistance to compensate the losses due to heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh: Two dead as heavy rains trigger flash floods; officials issue high alert for Kullu district
According to officials, people residing in low-lying areas in Himachal Pradesh, especially in Kangra, Chamba, Kullu and Mandi districts, are being evacuated.
Himachal Pradesh rains: Five-year-old boy drowns in Kangra disrict; toll rises to 19 in rain-related incidents
The highest casualty have been in Solan district (eight), followed by Mandi district (four), three in Kangra district, two in Hamirpur district and one each in Bilaspur and Una districts.
Himachal Pradesh rains: At least five people killed in landslides, floods; schools shut in Shimla, Kangra and Solan
Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh claimed five lives and hundreds remained stranded across the state after incessant rainfall triggered landslides and snapped road links, an official said on Monday.
Water released from Pandoh dam in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district; residents, tourists told to avoid going near Beas river
BBMB authorities have been releasing water from the Pandoh dam in Himachal Pradesh since 9 am and will continue the doing so till 3 pm on Tuesday.
MiG-21 fighter plane crashes in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra: Pilot found dead, court of inquiry ordered
A MiG-21 fighter plane crashed in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra after it took off from Pathankot in Punjab, according to several media reports.
Himachal Pradesh: 30, including 27 kids, killed in school bus accident in Kangra; Modi says he's 'deeply anguished'
At least 20 children from a private school in Himachal Pradesh were killed when their school bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-feet-deep gorge in Kangra district
Himachal Pradesh to have a new electricity and mining policy soon, says Chief Minister Jairam Thakur
Himachal Pradesh will soon have a new electricity and mining policy, steps being taken to boost its tourism potential, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.
Woman alleges molestation in moving cab in Gurugram, says police' forced' her to file only robbery case
A woman has alleged that she was molested and thrown out of a moving cab by three men on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway but the police "forced" her to file a case of robbery only.
Himachal polls: Tired of 'promises' by Congress and BJP, Gorkhas in Dharamsala field independent candidate Ravinder Rana
Gorkhas in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamshala constituency are a dissatisfied lot as far as political representation is considered
Rahul Gandhi ups the ante against Narendra Modi; holds three campaign rallies in Himachal Pradesh ahead of elections
A day after Narendra Modi campaigned in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi held three rallies in the hill state.