Himachal Pradesh: News

18 May 2024

India

Exploring popular geo-heritage monuments in India

India is home to 34 officially recognized National Geological Heritage Monument Sites, each a testament to the nation's rich geological history.

'Emergency' release postponed due to Kangana Ranaut's political commitments

The much-anticipated Hindi film Emergency, starring Kangana Ranaut, has experienced yet another delay in its release due to the actor's ongoing political commitments.

10 May 2024

Bay of Bengal

Heatwave set to subside, except in West Rajasthan, Kerala

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced that the ongoing heatwave across the country is expected to subside, with the exception of West Rajasthan and Kerala.

Yellow alert issued in Himachal due to rain, snowfall

Heavy snowfall and rain in the mid- and lower hills caused the closure of at least 104 roads and three national highways in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.

BJP fields all 6 ex-Congress MLAs in Himachal assembly bypolls

The Bharatiya Janata Party has nominated six former Congress MLAs to contest the upcoming bypolls in Himachal Pradesh, each from the constituencies they previously served.

25 Mar 2024

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut's old tweet about 'not contesting from HP' surfaces

Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut is all set to step into the political sphere with the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections.

Himachal Pradesh: 6 ex-Congress MLAs, 3 Independents join BJP

In a major political shift in Himachal Pradesh, six former Congress MLAs and three Independent legislators formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.

22 Mar 2024

Jai Ram Thakur

Himachal Pradesh: 3 Independent MLAs resign, to join BJP

Three Independent MLAs of Himachal Pradesh Assembly resigned on Friday and are expected to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), reports said.

SC refuses to stay disqualification of 6 Himachal Congress MLAs

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the disqualification of six dissenting Congress MLAs from the Himachal Pradesh Assembly.

13 Mar 2024

Karnataka

Kerala sees mumps outbreak; over 2,500 cases reported in March

Kerala is witnessing a mumps outbreak with the state reporting over 2,500 of the infection cases alone.

08 Mar 2024

Maha Shivratri

Places to witness the majesty of Mahashivratri

Maha Shivratri, a great night dedicated to Lord Shiva, is an auspicious occasion celebrated with fervor and devotion across the Indian subcontinent.

01 Mar 2024

Congress Party

6 Himachal Congress MLAs to move HC over disqualification 

The six Congress MLAs, who were disqualified by Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania on Thursday, will challenge the decision in the high court,

29 Feb 2024

Congress Party

6 Himachal Congress MLAs disqualified for cross-voting in RS election

Six Congress MLAs from Himachal Pradesh have been disqualified by Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania for cross-voting in favor of the Bharatiya Janata Party during the Rajya Sabha election.

28 Feb 2024

Congress Party

Himachal crisis: CM Sukhu refuses to accept Vikramaditya Singh's resignation

Amid the current political turmoil in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that he will not accept the resignation of state minister Vikramaditya Singh.

15 BJP MLAs suspended from Himachal Pradesh Assembly

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania has suspended 15 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs, including Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur, for alleged misconduct and shouting slogans in the House.

28 Feb 2024

Congress Party

Himachal crisis deepens: Minister Vikramaditya Singh resigns from cabinet

Minister Vikramaditya Singh resigned from the Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday.

BJP seeks trust vote in Himachal after Rajya Sabha win

After the win of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the sole Rajya Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, the Leader of the Opposition along with the party MLAs met Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla.

27 Feb 2024

Congress Party

RS elections: Battle for 15 seats today amid cross-voting concerns

Polling for 15 Rajya Sabha seats is taking place in three states—Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh—on Tuesday, amid concerns over cross-voting by the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) MLAs.

05 Feb 2024

Kashmir Valley

Avalanche warning in J&K; rain likely in Delhi 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Delhi and its neighboring states and union territories will receive light rainfall on Monday.

Delhi-NCR experiences light showers, IMD predicts rainfall in several states

Delhi and its nearby National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to light rainfall on Sunday morning, with the minimum temperature settling at around 10 degrees Celsius.

01 Feb 2024

Vaishno Devi

Snowfall at Vaishno Devi shrine; cold wave grips North India

The Vaishno Devi Temple received its first snowfall of the season on Thursday.

31 Jan 2024

Delhi

Delhi: Over 50 flights, 23 trains delayed amid dense fog

Delhi and its neighboring areas woke up to a dense fog on Wednesday — the third day in a row.

09 Jan 2024

Cold Wave

Himachal: Sissu Lake freezes as temperature drops to -15 degrees

The Sissu Lake in the trans-Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti has frozen as the temperature dropped to -15 degrees Celsius in the valley.

06 Jan 2024

Delhi

Severe cold wave grips North India, no relief till Tuesday

Delhi and several parts of North India are currently facing harsh cold wave conditions, with temperatures dropping below average.

02 Jan 2024

India

Long queues at petrol pumps across India: Here's why

Truck drivers and fuel transporters in states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh are protesting the country's new criminal code, the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS).

01 Jan 2024

Delhi

Dense fog covers North India, IMD forecasts severe cold wave

Delhi and parts of North India, including Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, continued to witness dense fog and chilly weather on Monday, the first day of the year 2024.

Dense fog continues in North India, IMD issues red alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that dense fog will continue to affect parts of North India, including the national capital Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, and Uttarakhand, till Thursday.

27 Dec 2023

Weddings

Wed in India: Five offbeat spots for destination weddings (North)

In a bid to revolutionize the wedding industry, PM Narendra Modi in his 'Mann ki Baat' has called for a transformative movement - "Wed in India."

18 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

Working this holiday season? Travel to these amazing workation destinations 

Dreaming of a perfect blend of work and vacation? As the holiday season approaches, consider transforming your workspace by heading to one of India's top workcation destinations.

10 Dec 2023

Rajasthan Police

Karni Sena chief murder: 2 shooters, associate arrested from Chandigarh

A joint team of the Rajasthan Police and the Delhi Police Crime Branch has reportedly arrested three persons, including two shooters, in Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi's murder case.

IMD forecasts rainfall in Mumbai; Yellow alert in Gujarat, TN

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in Mumbai and other coastal areas of Maharashtra from Saturday.

19 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Check out India's most stunning railway stations

India is renowned for its vast and extensive railway network.

27 Sep 2023

Assam

Help tortured, made to eat garbage by Army major, wife

An Indian Army major and his wife have been arrested in Assam for allegedly torturing their 16-year-old domestic worker for two years, The Sentinel Assam reported.

26 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

What is sun tourism, the latest travel trend

Here's a new travel and tourism trend for your #sunkissed diaries.

'Wants to divide India': NIA on Khalistani leader Gurpatwant Pannun 

The founder of the banned separatist group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, is reportedly wanted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for allegedly "commissioning terrorist acts."

16 Sep 2023

Shopping

Discover the GI-tagged treasures of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh, a state with stunning scenery and traditions, has long served as a source of inspiration for tourists and culture enthusiasts.

15 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Visit these places during your trip to Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

Located in Himachal Pradesh, Mandi is a delight for adventure lovers as it is a great place to try camping and trekking.

15 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Embrace nature: 5 must-visit eco-friendly Indian tourist destinations

Ecotourism is essentially about taking responsibility for our natural environment.

08 Sep 2023

Jairam Ramesh

IIT-Mandi director links 'meat eating' to Himachal crisis, sparks outrage

The director of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, Laxmidhar Behera, has sparked a massive row after he reportedly linked the recent landslides and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh to people eating meat.

25 Aug 2023

Rainfall

Himachal Pradesh: Hundreds stranded on damaged Kullu-Mandi Highway

Himachal Pradesh, which has been experiencing relentless rain for days, received more showers on Thursday, intensifying fears of flash floods and landslides.

24 Aug 2023

India

Himachal Pradesh: Buildings collapse as landslide hits Kullu, no casualty

A massive landslide struck Anni town in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Thursday morning, causing several buildings to collapse.

22 Aug 2023

Monsoon

Himachal suffered damages worth Rs. 8,100 crore in two months

The monsoon rains have caused widespread devastation in Himachal Pradesh, resulting in estimated damages of Rs. 8,100 crore.

IMD predicts second 'break monsoon' phase, hills on high alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a second phase of "break monsoon" for several parts of India this week, attributing the weather phenomenon to the El Nino episode.

21 Aug 2023

Rainfall

Himachal Pradesh: IMD sounds rain alert, 10 rescued from Koldam

No immediate respite is in sight for Himachal Pradesh as more heavy rainfall is predicted in the hill state this week.

IMD predicts heavy rains in Himachal, Uttarakhand until Tuesday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy to very heavy rainfall in numerous parts of India, including Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, until Tuesday.

18 Aug 2023

Punjab

Monsoon menace: Death toll climbs to 74 in Himachal

The death toll from rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh rose to 74 on Thursday, with two deaths in the Chamba district.

17 Aug 2023

Rainfall

Monsoon fury in Himachal hikes apple prices

Heavy rainfall and flooding in Himachal Pradesh have led to a significant shortage of apple supply in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) markets, causing prices to skyrocket.

17 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand: Landslide destroys 15 houses in Dehradun, relief work underway

As Uttarakhand continues to feel the wrath of the ongoing monsoon, nearly 15 houses and seven cowsheds were reportedly destroyed in a landslide on Wednesday in Vikasnagar's Langha Jakhan village in Dehradun.

17 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand

Why rains are ravaging Himachal, Uttarakhand

Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand has led to devastating landslides, flash floods, and widespread destruction.

17 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand

Himachal needs 1-year to rebuild infrastructure from rain damage: CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday revealed that it would take the hilly state almost a year to rebuild the infrastructure damaged by the heavy rainfall this monsoon.

17 Aug 2023

Monsoon

Monsoon mayhem: Death toll rises to 82 in Himachal, Uttarakhand

The death toll from rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh rose to 72, with 13 people still missing. Whereas in neighboring Uttarakhand, the death toll climbed to 10 on Wednesday.

16 Aug 2023

Shimla

Monsoon fury: Death toll in Himachal Pradesh climbs to 60

The death toll in Himachal Pradesh due to heavy rains rose to 60 on Tuesday after a fresh landslide in Shimla's Krishna Nagar locality caused several houses to collapse and killed two people.

15 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand

Monsoon fury: Landslides kill 50+ in Himachal, 3 in Uttarakhand

Heavy rains wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh, causing landslides and destroying homes, killing over 50 people.

Himachal Pradesh: Cloudburst, landslide at temple kill 16 people

As many as seven individuals reportedly lost their lives, while several remain missing after a cloudburst incident at Jadon village in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday night.

Weather update: Uttarakhand on alert as IMD predicts heavy rainfall

In its latest weather alert, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that very heavy to heavy rains will persist over Uttarakhand for five days and over Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim for the next two days.

Weather update: IMD issues red alert in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Mumbai

In its latest weather forecast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reportedly predicted light to moderate rains in Mumbai for the coming four days.

High alert in 6 states amid heavy rainfall forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in six states and a union territory till Wednesday.

Weather update: Orange alert in Himachal, cloudburst reported in Uttarakhand

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an "orange" alert for Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and predicted heavy to very heavy rains in some parts of the state.

Weather update: Heavy rainfall forecast in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Himachal

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in several states for the next five days.

Weather update: IMD forecast more rain in next 5 days

Almost half of India is set to experience heavy rainfall in the next five days, with states like Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Odisha forecast to receive substantial downpours.

15 Jul 2023

Uttarakhand

Badrinath, Yamunotri highways blocked as rains trigger landslides

Amid incessant rainfall in Uttarakhand, the Badrinath National Highway was closed due to a landslide near Pagal Nala in the Pipalkoti village of Chamoli district on Saturday.

12 Jul 2023

TV News

Himachal Pradesh floods: Ruslaan Mumtaz stranded in Manali while shooting

Himachal Pradesh has been engulfed by deadly floods and the visuals from the mountain state have been shocking. From many roads being washed away to hundreds being stranded without any network coverage, the situation is getting worse.

11 Jul 2023

Rainfall

Mohit Chauhan expresses concern over 'heartbreaking' situation in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is currently witnessing unprecedented heavy rainfall, leading to widespread property damage and loss of lives across the region.

11 Jul 2023

Monsoon

Monsoon mayhem: 40 dead as heavy rains wreck North India

The monsoon continues to rage across North India, with floods becoming prevalent in several states.