himachal pradesh news

Digital tech important to reduce gender gap: Himachal CM Sukhu

Himachal chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu believes that digital technology and innovation can help minimise the gender gap prevalent in society, and has stressed the need for greater emphasis on it.  “Bringing women into the technology sector results in finding creative solutions to problems. It has greater potential for innovations that meet women’s needs and […]

CM Sukhu seeks help of MLAs to make Himachal green state

Chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has invited feedback and suggestions and sought the active participation of every legislator to make Himachal Pradesh a green energy state. Interacting with MLAs from Kangra district on the second day of the state legislators’ meeting, CM Sukhu said that his government is aggressively working to make Himachal Pradesh a […]

HP Dy Speaker Slaps School Kid During Visit, Father Defends Video

  SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Hans Raj has kicked a storm by slapping a kid in a classroom even as the pupil’s father has defended the action and not sought any reprimand against the MLA. A video purportedly showing the BJP leader slapping the student in a classroom of a government primary school […]

In Poll-Bound Himachal, Haattis Likely To Get Tribal Status Soon

  SHIMLA: The Haatti community, which plays kingmaker in four Assembly constituencies in Sirmaur, is likely to get the tribal status from the BJP-led Central government soon. Haattis already enjoy the tribal status in neighbouring Uttarakhand which shares borders with Sirmaur district. BJP leaders have alleged that the issue was neglected by the previous Congress […]

HP: Kejriwal’s Mystery Meeting In Kangra Raises Suspicions; Punjab MLAs Left Out

  DHARAMSHALA: The suspense surrounding the closed-door meeting of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal with staunch party loyalists who have been with him since the Anna Hazare days, has unnerved political circles in Himachal Pradesh. The meeting held at the breathtakingly beautiful architectural marvel Guleria Villa located at the foothills of the Dauladhar […]

Why Should People Pay Tax Of Mantris & MLAs, Questions Plea In Himachal HC

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has a notice to the state government following a petition filed by four persons that seeks to restrain the government from paying the income tax of its ministers and MLAs. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq and Justice Jyotsna Rewal Dua has sought response from the state. […]