With its economy surviving till now on local farm sector and tourism, the cold deserts of Spiti will soon see many more mini-micro hydel projects coming up to harness the valley’s power potential trig......read more
The NHRC has sought explanation from the Haryana government over reports that six village panchayats in Mahendergarh district have decided not to send their teenage girls to school due to recurring in......read more
Himachal Lokhit Party president Maheshwar Singh Saturday asked the Congress government to take concrete action in all cases of corruption and misuse of power by the earlier BJP government before the u......read more
After the school health scheme, which brought 13-year-old Badal from Kangra to Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) for state’s first cash-less open-heart surgery, on Friday, two more children, includ......read more
The tussle between the Himachal Pradesh government and the Indian army’s tussle over historic Annandale ground seems to have not yet been resolved despite the fact that Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh ......read more
With the Punjab government set to implement rationalisation policy in state schools from Wednesday, teachers seem to be in a hurry to acquire recommendation letters from politicians in favour of their......read more
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal Saturday said the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections will mark the “total decimation of the Congress” from the electoral sc......read more
The Bahujan Samaj Party Saturday announced candidates for four out of 13 parliamentary seats in Punjab ahead of the general elections scheduled next year and also ruled out forging any alliance in the......read more
Amid tight security, the stage is set for elections to panchayat aamitis and zila parishads in Punjab on Sunday, the campaigning for which was marred by violence in which four persons were killed.
Three days after he set a family on fire killing three women and critically injuring three others at Jattanwali village, Lakhvinder Pal Singh, the main accused in the case, was arrested Saturday from ......read more
The Punjab Pradesh Mahila Congress Saturday flayed the state government for “its inability to safeguard the honour and dignity of women”, and demanded that Nawanshahr SSP, Dhanpreet Kaur, be transferr......read more
Girls once again outperformed in this year’s Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class 12 examinations, the results of which were declared Saturday.
In all, 87 per cent of the girls and 72.2 per cent......read more
The ruling SAD-BJP alliance Friday demanded that the Speaker mark as absent the Congress MLAs who have been boycotting the Vidhan Sabha but are availing allowances. The Treasury bench also sought to b......read more
In a war of wits between ruling and Opposition benches, the mock Assembly of the Congress Friday passed a resolution that the Rs 1,000 daily allowance that the Congress MLAs get by marking their atten......read more