Sonia Gandhi expresses distress over Himachal bus mishap
Sonia Gandhi


For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her distress and profound grief at the tragic bus accident near Rampur, Himachal Pradesh, in which 20 people have lost their lives.Conveying her deepest condolences to the families of the victims, Gandhi

Deccan Airways to operate daily from Shimla too

Deccan Airways operate daily Shimla Jubbarhatti Himachal. Deccan Airlines has agreed in principle to start its flight on the Shimla-Delhi route. Modalities are being worked out with the Airport Authority of India  and the Civil Aviation Ministry so that flights can be started by the end of this month or the first week of August.The

IPS Somesh Goyal, 1984 batch, is new DGP of Himachal Pradesh IPS Somesh Goyal, 1984 batch, is new DGP of Himachal Pradesh

1984 batch IPS officer Somesh Goyal is the news DGP of Himachal Pradesh. He took charge as the DGP in the presence of Sanjay Kumar, who was leaving his charge as DGP of the state. Based on the seniority, three police officers of the state, Somesh Goyal, S R Mardi and Prithiv Raj were frontrunner

4,400 pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra on third day

4,400 pilgrims leave Amarnath yatra third day. Over 4,400 pilgrims today left the winter capital for the twin base camps of 3,888 metre high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security. The yatra was suspended from Jammu base camp after multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains blocked the Jammu-Srinagar

Panjab University becomes a vehicle free,pollution free campus.

Panjab University Chandigarh, one of the top universities of India, made a big move to become a vehicle free campus. The varsity has taken strict decisions to ban the entry of four wheelers. The vehicles will be parked outside the campus and entry rules have been formed. The people coming academic blocks will enter from

Seven killed in Himachal road accident

Seven killed Himachal road accident five survivors sustained injuries. Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Seven pilgrims, including six of a family, were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, the police said.The vehicle carrying 12 persons fell more than 200 metres below

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Haryana CM’s cook being beaten for not giving breakfast at time

A cook at residence of Haryana chief minister Manohar lal khattar was being beaten by ADC Rajnesh Garg. Apun kumar who was serving at CM residence as a cook, told that Rajnesh Garg was angry at him because breakfast was not severed to him at time. He told that OSD Neeraj and personal assistant of

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Punjab, Haryana, UT cops to share intel on gangsters

Police officers from Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh will meet every fortnight to discuss the progress made on nailing dreaded criminals as gangsters continue to pose threat to the law and order situation. The decision was taken in a meeting of senior police officers from the two states and their common capital. “The main issue

Shimla MC: Is It a True Civic Body?

Just few weeks ahead of the elections to the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC), its Deputy Mayor Tikender Panwar has recently commented that SMC is no parastatal. This means ‘an agency or organisation which is owned by a government.’ It is right in all respects. The spirit behind the Local Self-Government, the Civic Body, has been

Grim Financial Situation of HP and Reforms

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) reports year after year have been issuing warnings to Himachal Pradesh government on the increasingly grim financial situation of the state treasury. The situation has not improved either in the present Congress regime or in the last tenure of BJP. This was evident from the allegations and the counter

Polity in Himachal Pradesh for Change!

This is the election year in the polity of Himachal Pradesh. This means the social fabric of the state will decide to elect which party’s government in the state during the assembly elections. If we look at the political scenario since 1985, electorate of Himachal Pradesh had been electing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the

Assembly elections-2017 & Himachal

Assembly elections 2017 in five states of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh (UP) concluded recently have given opportunities to the political pundits to make political, social and economic analysis. May these analysis be independent or aligned to a particular thinking of the Left, Right, Socialistic or Centrist. Each party has a team of

Second Capital Status to D’shala!

A town in the vicinity of Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalaya’s Shiwaliks which experiences the chilly winds of the climate the year round has been burning with the hot-windy storms since the present government took reigns of the state in 2012. The recent storm hovering over this hilly town is its status as the ‘Second

Paving the Way to Corridors of Power

The most significant fight will be witnessed in between the ruling and the opposition in this election year indoors as well as outdoors in the state. The main political parties, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, are vying at all the opportunities to woo electorate in the state, which have marginally bulged by 0.89

Time seems to be running fast in H P

For the leaders of the political parties in Himachal Pradesh year 2017 seems to be running fast as this being the year of two prestigious elections for this Hilly state. How is this that time runs faster? Scientifically it’s not possible but as regards socio-economic and political tasks, it seems that time left to accomplish

Good move if implemented

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections are round the corner. The state government is coming out with varied announcements to attract the attention of the public with its report card which has nothing exceptional but a routine rehash of the development since the inception of the statehood. The Chief Minister is anxious knowing that much time is

People wait for HP govt’s report card

After the completion of elections process to five states, the next turn is of Himachal Pradesh waiting in the wings for which the state government is getting ready and going the whole hog either through inaugurating or stone-laying ceremonies in the run-up to the state assembly elections which are due in a year’s time. In

HP continues to elude development

Interestingly, Himachal Pradesh continues to suffer because of the apathetic and myopic approach of the state and Central governments since its inception. The major share of blame for the lapses in the development goes to Congress. Because of its monolithic and despotic approach, the overall growth of the state has remained ignored. If objective analytical

Modi expresses grief soldiers' death among avalanches
Many laurels without shine

Narendra Modi visited Himachal Pradesh for the first time after becoming the Prime Minister and aroused the hopes for fast growth of inftrastructural development in the state. As is his wont, he could not help check himself from taking a dig at the state government “Do I need to tell you about his identity?”, alluding

Kangra needs tourism boost

Despite rich potential for tourism in Himachal Pradesh, this sector has not received the required support. Political statements and election promises for the same have been made so frequently that the real intent for the same has taken a back seat. Not to talk of the entire state, even a portion of the Kangra Valley