It's definitely not going to leave men on a high in Himachal Pradesh, literally!
The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh on Friday issued a notification prohibiting the use of red beacons on all vehicles, except those of the High Court judges.
Seven of the 45 passengers who were killed when a private bus fell into a Himachal Pradesh river are yet to be identified even after 24 hours of the accident, an official said on Thursday.
Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Thursday removed the red beacon from his official vehicle. His move came a day after the Narendra Modi government put a countrywide ban on it from May 1.
The Deputy Mayor of Shimla on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shift out his public meeting this month from the historic Ridge ground, for fear any large congregation would damage the century-old drinking water storage tank underneath.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, accused in a money laundering case, is likely to present himself before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday, an official said.
Ten of the 45 passengers who were killed when a private bus fell into a Himachal Pradesh river are yet to be identified even after 24 hours of the accident, an official said on Thursday.
At least 43 passengers were killed when a bus fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday, the police said.
The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday saw the mercury rising, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains and thundershowers later this week.
Fulfilling his election campaign promise to give doles to jobless youth ahead of the assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday distributed cheques for Rs 1,000 each to 10 unemployed youth.
Himachal Pradesh, which shares a domestic border with Jammu and Kashmir and a porous international border with China, depends upon outdated arms to tackle crime, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said on Saturday.
The opposition BJP on Thursday retained the Bhoranj assembly seat in Himachal Pradesh, its stronghold, in the by-poll, an election official said.
The Bharatiya Janata Party's Anil Dhiman on Thursday won the Bhoraj assembly constituency by-poll in Himachal Pradesh, defeating the Congress' Parmila Devi by a margin of over 8,000 votes, according to the Election Commission.
Over 130 cyclists from 20 cities will carry out a heritage ride in the Himachal Pradesh capital on Friday to raise environment awareness and encourage cycling, event organisers said on Thursday.