Nov 05

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 overview

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 overview. The assembly elections are going to be held next week in Himachal Pradesh. The main contest is between BJP and Congress. Former Chief Minister from BJP, 73-year-old Prem Kumar Dhumal will be going up against 6-time CM from Congress, 83-year-old Virbhardra Singh. The assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh

4-year-old boy killed as scooty hit by truck in Himachal Pradesh

4-year-old boy killed as scooty hit by truck in Himachal Pradesh . A 4 year old boy died  in a brutal accident near Kachiyar village in Kangra Himachal Pradesh on Monday. Three other family members were injured in this accident. Four people were on scooty , suddenly  a truck coming from behind, collided with scooty which

CBI arrested IGP, 7 cops in Kotkhai rape suspect murder case
CBI arrested IGP, 7 cops in Kotkhai rape suspect murder case

The CBI has said that it has arrested Himachal Pradesh IGP Zahur Zaidi, and seven other policemen in the Kotkhai rape suspect’s custodial death of a Nepali labourer case. A 16-year-old girl, posthumously nicknamed ‘Gudia’ was raped and murdered on 4 July in Kotkhai. The Himachal Pradesh police found her body in Halalia forest on

9 Dera centres sealed; 2,500 lathis recovered in Kurukshetra
9 Dera centres sealed; 2,500 lathis recovered in Kurukshetra

The Kurukshetra Police today sealed the nine congregation centres of the Dera Sacha Sauda in the district, evicting the followers, and seized over 2,500 lathis and other sharp-edged weapons during a search operation there. After evicting Dera followers, a large number of security personnel have been deployed outside the Dera Sacha Sauda’s congregation centres to

CBI Seeks More Time From SC In Shimla Rape-Murder Case
CBI Seeks More Time From SC In Shimla Rape-Murder Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed the status report of rape and murder of a minor girl in Shimla in closed envelopes in Supreme Court and sought more time to investigate the case. The next hearing of the case is on August 17. The CBI on July 22 had registered case and started investigating the rape and murder case as

Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi expresses distress over Himachal bus mishap

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

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

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