01 Nov 2012
Away from the din and bustle of Himachal Pradesh politics, Malana, a village with an all-powerful panchayat, is busy repeating its age-old tradition of asking the local deity which candidate to vote for.
20 Feb 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a social audit of all 52,000 village panchayats in the state, an official said on Friday.
10 Feb 2015
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government has decided to honour 50 Panchayats in the state for achieving better female sex ratio. The state government will honour the 50 gram panchayats who succeeded in improving child sex ratio in the age group of 0-6 years as per the census of year 2011, Health minister Kaul Singh said on Monday.
27 Aug 2016
Shimla: Three low-intensity earthquakes hit Himachal Pradesh on Saturday but there were no reports of damage to life or property, an official told IANS.
21 Aug 2014
Shimla: At least 18 people were on Thursday killed and another 14 injured when a private bus rolled 400 feet down into a gorge in Rohtrung village in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district.
22 Aug 2016
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh assembly on Monday unanimously ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) that was passed by Parliament this month.
26 Mar 2014
Chamba: Hundreds of villagers staged a protest in Chamba on Wednesday against the arrest of woman activists, who were demanding shifting of a hydropower project.
06 Jun 2016
Lucknow: The administration and police in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh has been put in a state of high alert as a 'panchayat' has been called today afternoon in Bisahada village, an official said.
04 May 2016
Kasauli (HP): The summer fires in Himachal Pradesh's forests have been brought under control with rains in the lower hills dousing ground fires even as self-help groups comprising villagers have been formed in blaze-prone districts and 700 fire watchers deployed in the pine belt.
16 Jan 2016
Shimla: The cold wave continued to grip the hills of Himachal Pradesh today despite prevailing dry weather, with Keylong region recording the lowest temperature in the state.