Himachal Pradesh

Huge Jolt To Congress As Miffed Anand Sharma Quits Key Post

In a massive jolt to the Congress ahead of Assembly elections later this year in Himachal Pradesh, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday said he has resigned as chief of the ‘steering committee’ of the party's state unit citing continuing “insults”

CROSSFIRE Episode 4 | Atal, Modi, Kangana & Shiv Dham Our Assets, Will Win 2022: HP CM

  In a free-wheeling interview, at the backdrop of the captivating Himalayas in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur spoke in length to The New Indian‘s Executive Editor Rohan Dua, Ahead of the state assembly election, later this year, CM Thakur is confident about Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power. CM Thakur

IIT Mandi Introduces MTech In Electric Transportation

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has announced a two-year master’s programme in electric transportation in view of the growing electrification of the Indian transport eco-system. Classes for the first batch of students will begin next month. IIT Mandi’s School of Computing & Electrical Engineering (SCEE) and School of Engineering (SE) have collaborated to

100 Students From Himachal Learn Robotic, AI At IIT Mandi

NEW DELHI: One hundred school students from across Himachal Pradesh learnt the principles of robotics and artificial intelligence over a period of 22 days to build a fully automated system at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi. At the summer camp that started on July 1, students were taught applications of robotics, programming, and artificial

Ahead Of Elections, HP CM Lays Foundation Stones For Slew Of Projects

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today laid foundation stones for a slew of projects that would benefit the people in the state. The timing of the move is also important as the state will go for polls in November this year. CM Thakur laid the foundation stone of Sabzi Mandi worth Rs

Chinese Directors Of Firm Associated With Vivo Flee As ED Continues Raids

NEW DELHI: Two Chinese directors of a firm association with mobile maker Vivo fled the country as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) zoomed in with regards to a money laundering case. As ED carried out searches at 44 locations on Wednesday, Zhengshen Ou and Zhang Jie, directors at GPICPL, fled from India via Nepal, sources told

Kejriwal Challenges BJP At Union Min’s Home Turf

SHIMLA: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the home turf of Union minister Anurag Thakur ahead of the Himachal Pradesh polls. Highlighting the education system in Delhi, where his party is in power, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo told the people

Day After Bhagwad Katha In Kangra, ED Arrests Delhi Minister Jain

SHIMLA: A day after he attended a Devi Bhagwad Katha in the temple town of Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain found himself in trouble after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested him on Monday in connection with a money laundering case. According to senior ED officials related

Can Punjab CM’s Anti-Corruption Act Help AAP Regain Lost Ground in HP?

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s move to sack his Health Minister Vijay Singla not only earned his plaudits on the social media but appeared to have rekindled hope for an embattled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the poll-bound Himachal Pradesh. Not only that, the Punjab police’s anti-corruption branch also arrested the MLA from Mansa

Turf War Begins Ahead Of HP Elections

NURPUR (HP): The final battle for the ballot is still months away, but trouble seems to be brewing for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh ahead of the Assembly elections later this year. With an aim to strengthen the party in Kangra district, BJP had awarded its outspoken leader from Nurpur, Rakesh