Ashwani Sharma


Himachal Board Class X results: In 319 schools, 100% students pass
Sun, May 21, 2017

Shimla district tops the number of schools having 100 per cent results with 68 schools out of 330 followed by Mandi with 51 schools out of 381.

Year after Chandel ambush, martyr’s family fights for promised financial help
Tue, May 16, 2017

“I am proud to be a martyr’s son, but do the politicians, who visited us for lip service," son of the slain soldier said

ICJ move shouldn’t be cosmetic exercise: Captain Saurabh Kalia’s father
Thu, May 11, 2017

N K Kalia said successive governments have not been able to take a consistent stand on Pakistan.

Himachal Pradesh: Solan police station staff shifted after ‘attack’ on godman
Wed, May 10, 2017

The move came a day after Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh met Amardev at a Shimla hospital, where he was admitted after being allegedly attacked by the villagers on April 26.

Polls in mind, BJP names new Himachal in-charge
Mon, May 08, 2017

Mangal Pandey, known for his organisational skills, is an MLC.

One Life, One Change: A vegetable market in Solan gets a new face with a few clicks
Mon, May 08, 2017

Within a year of the e-NAM launch, the agriculture produce marketing committee at the mandi has enrolled over 4000 farmers, 423 traders, 92 agents.

Himachal Pradesh assembly polls: No decision yet on who will lead BJP in state, says Amit Shah
Thu, May 04, 2017

Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh are due towards the end of this year

After PM Modi’s Parivartan rally in Shimla, BJP prepares for Shah’s two-day visit
Tue, May 02, 2017

Shah,who was earlier slated to hold his two-day session with party leaders, including MLAs, MPs and party office-bearers at Shimla, will be arriving in Kangra on May 3 to give fine-touches to party’s poll strategy.

Your minister behind false cases, it’s my right to see lawyers: Virbhadra Singh
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The PM, during his speech at the Ridge, had taken a dig at the CM for spending more time with his lawyers instead of paying attention to the state’s governance and development.

PM Modi flags off UDAN scheme with cheap Shimla-Delhi flight
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Flight to Delhi from Shimla under the UDAN will cost Rs 1,920 for 50 per cent of the seats.

Winds of UP coming to Himachal: PM Modi
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Addressing the BJP’s Parivartan rally at Shimla’s Ridge Maidan, PM Modi hit out at Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who is facing ED and CBI cases.

In Himachal Pradesh, a few new ideas to tackle an old problem
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Eco Task Force mobilised to cull, experiment to give monkeys oral contraceptives under discussion.

PM Narendra Modi flags off UDAN flight, Shimla gets wings
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Under the scheme, five airlines will operate on 128 routes connecting 70 airports, including 31 unserved and 12 under-served ones.

Kasauli loses its oldest resident, Jawaharlal Nehru cousin’s wife
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

A caretaker at Fairview Villa said she passed away at 5.30 am Tuesday. “Aditya bhaiya had been here for some days with his mother. She was being looked after by two private nurses.”

PM Modi Shimla visit: Clean-up drive in full swing as BJP leaders chip in
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Union Health Minister JP Nadda and former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal joined the clean-up drive in Shimla

Sukma attack: Will they remember us now, teen daughter asks
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Between her tears, Sanjay’s teenage daughter Amisha Sharma, a 10+2 student, also expressed her anger. “People just come, shed some tears and give assurances.

North region police meet: Central agencies, top cops from seven states hold talks on cross-border terror, drugs
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Drug trafficking was another big issue attracting the attention of agencies as financial investigations had shown that huge assets have been created by those involved in the illegal trade.

Himachal: 9 kids among 45 dead as private bus plunges into Tons River
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

There were only two survivors: the bus conductor and a teenage girl

Raodmap for Assembly polls: At BJP national executive, party sets sights on Himachal
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

BJP, which is already in poll mode having chalked out a 100-rally plan with the slogan, ‘mafia raj hatao, Himachal bachao’, will hold its three-day state executive from April 25 to draw a roadmap for the party’s return to power.

Bell whither?
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

Seven years after an antique bell went missing from Shimla’s prestigious IIAS, CBI announces a reward in hope of finding it

Bhoranj win fires up BJP, Congress faces heat
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

The ED, which had summoned him for appearance on April 13 which he skipped, and ow told to reach on April 20.

Himachal Pradesh: Bypoll booster helps BJP warm up for assembly test
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

It was the BJP’s seventh consecutive victory at Bhoranj

Virbhadra Singh to miss date with ED today: CM cancels Delhi trip, flies to Bhimakali temple with family
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Virbhadra Singh had been summoned by the ED on April 13 to appear before the Investigating Officer (IO).

Eye on polls Amit Shah plans two-day Shimla visit on May 3, 4
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

State BJP president Satpal Satti announced on Saturday that Shah would be reaching Shimla on a two-day tour to hold meetings with top party leaders, MPs, MLAs, party office-bearers as well as social organisations.

Shimla: Bhoranj by-poll sees 63.3 per cent voter turnout
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Hamirpur Deputy Commissioner Madan Chauhan said booth 6 at Bhuna reported the highest turnout of 88.24 per cent while booth 89 at Bhakera had the lowest turnout of 53.59 per cent.

Himachal Pradesh: Bhoranj bypoll today
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

The bypoll was necessitated by the death of BJP veteran Ishwar Dass Dhiman, a former education minister.

Bhoranj bypoll: BJP focuses on victory margin, Cong talks about tough fight
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

The seat had fallen vacant after the demise of BJP’s Ishwar Dass Dhiman

Ahead of Himachal assembly polls, a warm-up for CMs past & present
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Dhumal and Virbhadra are campaigning extensively for the Bhoranj (SC) bypoll, which follows the death of I D Dhiman, six-time MLA and former BJP minister.

Virbhadra Singh government restores land to Patanjali trust
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

The land lease, granted by the BJP government in 2010, was cancelled by CM Virbhadra Singh after he came to power in 2012-13.

Crop protection: Firing to keep the storm at bay
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Apple orchard owners in HP install anti-hail guns, at Rs 1 crore-plus each, without any government aid.

Himachal Pradesh: Coffers dry, govt to borrow Rs 700 crore to pay March salaries, pensions
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

The Rs 35,783 crore budget Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh presented in the state Assembly is slated to be passed on March 30.

Himachal Pradesh budget: No new taxes, sops for farmers
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

The 83-year-old sixth time Chief Minister announced a Rs 1,000 monthly unemployment allowance for youths. Disabled unemployed youths will get Rs 1,500.

It’s official: Dharamshala is Himachal Pradesh’s second capital
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

The CM presided over the Cabinet meeting to take a call on the move ahead of the state budget, which Virbhadra will present on March 10.

It’s official, Dharamshala is second capital of Himachal Pradesh
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Dharamshala is a foothill town of McLeodgang, the seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama and headquarters of the central Tibetan administration.

Himachal BJP meet on February 28, 100-rally plan to continue
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

With Himachal Pradesh going to polls by the year-end, this will be last budget session of the incumbent government, which is likely to be stormy given BJP’s aggressive posturing.

Virbhadra Rally; CM taunts colleagues: ‘They run party from cozy rooms, I work among the masses’
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

“Sarkar aur sangathan dono alag alag hai. Sarkar apna kaam kar rahi hai, sangathan apna. Lekin sangathan bandh kamre main khichdi pakaa raha hai, aur main janta ke beech jaakar kaam kar raha hoon.”