My dream

First-time MLA from Ghumarwin, Rajesh Dharmani talks about his dreams and vision for a better Himachal Questions regarding the social life of human beings and the inequalities that exist in our society have troubled me since my schooldays. As a...
Write-up and photo by: D D Sharma A woman and a man in Holi (Chamba) at their spinning wheels A small village of Holi, about 64 km from Chamba town, for the past four years is laying much emphasis on...
By: Vijay Samyal Jawali: While the Himachal Pradesh government may boast of having provided drinking water to each village, in fact every house, across the state, the ground reality may be bit disturbing. In fact, in absence of government...
HimVani Kangra: Soon Himachal Pradesh will have its own fashion institute in Chheb, in Kangra district. The foundation stone for the 13th (in the country) National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was laid down in Chheb on January 21, this...
HimVani Shimla: While political parties are playing the blame game regarding providing asylum to controversial Bangladeshi feminist writer Taslima Nasreen, the writer community in Himachal Pradesh has come forward to offer her a home. Noted Himachali writer SR Harnot on Thursday...
By: Tikender Panwar It happened in a village called Himsu, there lived a blacksmith name ‘Baru’. He was quite hardworking and, when he had no work he used to work on the fields of other villagers. Himsu village comprised a...
By: Ravinder Vasudeva Dharamshala: In a significant development, income tax officials have been raiding Tibetan settlements in Kangra district for the last few days after they got leads about a number of benami land deals being carried out in the...

Caste and Class!

By: VARUN SINGH It seems lot of discussion has gone into the topic of matrimonial. Moderators have been urging that the topic be closed as its is turning out to be a heated exchange of mails. Before we end i...
By: Gautami Srivastava* Shimla: Kinkari Devi (75), the bare footed, illiterate environmentalist has passed away. She spent her whole life in conserving the environment of the Himalayan region in Himachal Pradesh and fighting with mining mafia to protect the environment...
By: Vijay Samyal Fatehpur: A woman from Dhameta in Kangra district has alleged that her husband has been kidnapped in Rajasthan where he had gone to look after his land. Rajesh Kumar had gone to Khajuwala in Bikaner about one month...