Himachal

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Himachal BJP leader Vinod Thakur joins Congress

Hamirpur: A prominent BJP leader from Hamirpur, the home district of former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, yesterday joined the Congress. Vinod Thakur joined the party at a public meeting here in the presence of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh....

Shimla Municipal elections put off

the elections to the Shimla Municipal Corporation (MC) have been deferred. The State Election Commission today announced the special revision of electoral rolls from June 15 to 23 to remove discrepancies following complaints by political parties and...

Virbhadra-Singh

CBI court summons Himachal CM in assets case

New Delhi: A CBI court has summoned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha as accused in a disproportionate assets case. Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal directed them to appear before him on May 22. The CBI has...

Landslide, avalanche block Manali-Keylong highway

An avalanche at the Rani nullah and a landslide near the Beas nullah yesterday evening blocked the Manali-Keylong highway, disrupting the traffic movement. Aviral Jain, officer in charge, Border Roads Organisation (BRO), said a landslide near the...

accident

Six of marriage party killed in Chopal car accident

Six members of a marriage party were killed on the spot when a Hyundai car they were travelling in plunged into a 200-ft-deep gorge at Khund Neol on the Eda-Nerwa link road, about 12 km from Nerwa, in Chopal early this morning. The victims have...