By: Swaran Deepak Raina Chamba: The centuries-old Sui fair held in Chamba town may now also turn out to be a political hotspot for women politicians in the state following the recent legislation for 33% quota for the fair sex;...
पंकज सूद मायावती के गले में हाल ही में डाले गए करोड़ों के नोटों की माला की यादें अभी धुंधली भी नहीं हुई थी कि हिमाचल के मुखयमंत्री ने जनता से राहत कोद्गा के लिए धन लेने का नया तरीका...
By: Gumman Singh Himachal Pradesh has been going though great transformation in the last one decade due to industrialisation and opening up of the state for non-Himachalis. The ill-effects of this mindless exploitation of natural resources in the name of...
By: Vivek Mohan The Sunday before last one, I saw “Well done Abba” by celebrated Shyam Benegal, and in the very next few days I was in a village near Dharamsala to help a very good friend of mine, Sarika...
By: Naresh Parmar It is April 1905 in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. The spring had just started. Wild cherry trees are full of bloom. The snow on the mighty Dhauladhar ranges has not yet started to melt. The average temperature is...
HimVani The end to tax sops enjoyed by industry in Himachal Pradesh may well be described as end of an era of industrialization, an era that awakened Himachal from slumber, one that ensured a positive change in the living standard...
By: ML Verma Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government claims to be the best performer on the health front, but declining health indicators present a different picture of the state of health services, which is putting a question mark on the effectiveness...
HimVani The proposed Renuka Dam Project is one of the largest projects in the backward district of Sirmour in Himachal Pradesh and also one of the most controversial initiatives in recent years. More than 2,200 hectares of land will be...
By: Vijay Samyal Fatehpur: There is no point reiterating that sports infrastructure in Himachal Pradesh is abysmally low, but it is shocking to know that those undergoing training at certain sports centers also have to undergo direct or indirect harassment....
HimVani There is a long history of protests and violence at mega project sites in the country and lately in Himachal Pradesh as well, owing to obvious reasons like displacement, compensation, rights of indigenous people and overall ecological imbalance. But...