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Himachal Pradesh moves apex court against NGT order banning construction in Shimla

State Advocate General Ashok Sharma said to The Indian Express, “Today (on Monday) we filed a petition in the Supreme Court requesting that the NGT order that had banned all construction activities in Shimla be quashed.”

Don't let RSS 'remote control' Himachal govt, Congress tells Jai Ram Thakur

"The Congress will give the government sufficient time for a new beginning. But, this beginning should remain focused on development, and not on ‘vendetta politics' or filing of FIRs," Congress leader Mukesh Agnihotri said


Himachal Pradesh govt to formulate new liquor policy, scraps Congress-era Beverages Ltd

The Cabinet also decided to order a probe into all irregularities in the liquor business and fix responsibility on the government officials for causing losses to the state exchequer

Himachal Pradesh eases land use curbs for tea estates

The Himachal Pradesh government allowed tea estates to use a part of their land parcel for “tea tourism”, though tea estates in the state are exempted from the HP Ceiling on Land Holdings Act, 1972, they are barred from running commercial activities by replacing tea plants.

CM under fire in his PIL, Himachal takes back Prashant Bhushan’s society land

The land has been under the scanner for alleged violations for non-utilisation for its desired purpose.

Choppers to airlift polling officials,EVMs from far-flung areas

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to press helicopters into service to provide connectivity to polling stations in the far-flung areas so that Electronic Voting Machines,polling personnel and materials can be airlifted before and after the November 4 elections.


Green impact study now mandatory for mining

The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday made Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) clearance mandatory for all the new mining leases in the state.

HP asks for Centre’s help to promote alternate crops

Himachal Pradesh government on Monday requested the Centre to provide liberal technical,financial and logistic assistance to the state to promote alternative crops in mid Himalayan districts of Kullu,Mandi,Chamba and Shimla in order to check cannabis and opium cultivation.

Himalayan Ski Village still a distant dream

Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy,who only three days back submitted a file to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh favouring withdrawal of the SLP,said there was no proposal to revive the project.

Now,govt wants space to park chopper at Annandale

On Tuesday,when top army officials reach Shimla for annual civil-military liaison conference,which the Chief minister will inaugurate,one of the crucial issues on the table will be Annandale ground.