The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved the Draft Electric Vehicle Policy, a comprehensive plan to develop and promote sustainable transport system for making Himachal Pradesh a global hub for electric mobility development.
The Himachal Pradesh government has announced new pay scales as per the 6th Pay Commission for its employees, an official spokesperson said. It has also reduced the period of contractual employees for their regularisation from three years to two years.
The disastrous landslide was primarily caused by the mountain cutting which is being carried out near Kandaghat by the contractors and agencies engaged by NHAI for a four lane project.
The demise of veterans including Virbhadra Singh’s demise, has given rise to serious speculations on future leadership. The list of Chief Ministerial post aspirants is really long.
For the grandchildren of foreigners interred in Shimla, reaching the town to visit the graves of their loved ones is often a frustrating and painful journey that ends in disappointment.
According to sources, BJP National President J P Nadda is gathering individual feedback via all formal and informal channels to draw a clearer picture to identify whose failures actually caused this embarrassment in Himachal.
Health officials claim that massive crowds in the markets during Diwali festival and earlier breach of the social distancing norms during the bypoll campaigns are to be blamed primarily for this sudden rise in Covid infection .
Back in action to recover lost ground, Thakur has decided to give a fresh push to his flagship project – the Mandi greenfield airport.
This is not the first GI tag for Himachal, Pradesh where products like Kullu Shawl, Kangra Tea, Chamba Rumal, Himachali Chulli Oil and Kalazeera already enjoy indigenous status.
The Jairam Thakur cabinet has decided to allow schools to resume classes for standard 3 onwards from November 10, while classes 1 and 2 will be allowed to resume physical schooling from November 15 onward.
The BJP national executive meeting will set the pitch for the upcoming Assembly polls in five states—Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab—scheduled for early next year.
Under its ‘Mission Repeat -2022’ strategy, the BJP has now set its eyes upon Uttarakhand, the hill state in the vicinity with barely two months to go before assembly polls.
According to Pratibha Singh, her husband, Congress stalwart Virbhadra Singh's demise played a role in her victory and his political capital will continue to dominate the party’s affairs in the state
The bypoll jolt to the Jairam Thakur government may end up jeopardising the BJP's dream of retaining the state in the 2022 Assembly elections.
The BJP has maintained its dominance in Assam and done well in Madhya Pradesh, but has drawn a blank in three assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh. It has also performed poorly in both assembly seats in Rajasthan.
Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said: ‘Modi ji, Shed arrogance. Repeal the three 'black laws'. Stop Petrol-Diesel-Gas loot. Disdain for people's pain is harmful’.
Pratibha Singh has made a comeback by winning the Parliamentary seat in Mandi after her husband and former C Virbhadra Singh’s demise.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur said he and the BJP will beat the 'anti-incumbency' charge, even as Congress maintained high hopes.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.