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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Oct 2015
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district was rocked by a low-intensity earthquake today, an official said.
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.
18 Dec 2015
Shimla: Popular tourist destination Shimla in Himachal Pradesh saw the season's lowest temperature so far today, with the minimum temperature recorded at 0.9 degrees Celsius.
26 Dec 2015
Shimla: There might be a few spell of rains and snow across Himachal Pradesh till tomorrow, the Met Office said here. "There are chances of more rainfall and snowfall in the state by tomorrow," a Met official told reporters.