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The Queen of Hill Stations:

Himachal Pradesh is the state whose capital is the wonderful Shimla. It is one of the top tourist destinations and is situated at the north-west Himalayas. By British it was also called the ‘Queen of Hill stations’. The Station is situated amidst the natural surroundings and is covered by the forests of pine, rhododendron and the oak. Here one can enjoy all the weathers starting from the pleasant summers to the snow laden winters. As the place is the top attraction for tourists it is earning from the tourism business at large. Tourism Industry has evolved as the biggest industry and has made lives of people simpler and better. Even the colonial era structures remain intact that leave behind a grandeur unmatched....more

Shimla Summer Festival 2012

Shimla is an awesome place to make a visit too. The awesomeness is enhanced at the time of summers. Every year in this period the Shimla administration organizes a summer fest. This fest gets organized for attracting more tourists. In year 2012 it got held from 2nd till 6th of June....more

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:43:00 GMT

The Indian Express

Uncertainty dogs Congress in Himachal
The Hindu
With just a day left for the filing of nominations for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, the Congress is yet to decide its candidates for at least nine of the 68 constituencies, including Shimla Rural, where Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son ...
Himachal CM confident of winning state pollsOutlook India
Himachal Pradesh polls: Have chosen Arki as it has not been won by Congress in past 4 years, says Virbhadra SinghThe Indian Express
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: 73 nominations filed on the fourth dayFirstpost
India Today -Hindu Business Line
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:25:17 GMT

The Hindu

Five injured in Bridge collapse in Himachal Pradesh
The Hindu
About five persons who were crossing the Parel Bridge on Ravi River in Chamba town of Himachal Pradesh suffered minor injuries when it suddenly collapsed on Thursday while people were celebrating Diwali. The double lane concrete bridge on the ...
Six injured as bridge collapses in Himachal PradeshHindustan Times
Six injured after bridge collapses in Himachal PradeshScroll.in
Himachal Pradesh: 6 injured after bridge collapses in ChambaNews Nation

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:56:55 GMT


Cool Breeze: Surprise BJP face for Himachal
The Sunday Guardian
The BJP, which seems poised to wrest Himachal Pradesh from the Congress, has also zeroed in on its CM face. According to well-placed sources, it will be neither J.P. Nadda (currently, a Cabinet minister) nor will it be Prem Kumar Dhumal (former Chief ...
Himachal Assembly Election: BJP Releases Its List Of CandidatesSikhSiyasat.Net

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:41:48 GMT


10 Sops Announced By Gujarat Govt After EC Declared Himachal Pradesh Poll Dates
The EC on October 12 had announced that the polling for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh will take place on November 9, but had not announced the Gujarat poll schedule. Since then, the BJP government in the state has launched a number of ...
After Chidambaram Dig Over Gujarat Poll Dates, BJP's RiposteNDTV
Election Commission has left it to PM to fix Gujarat poll dates: P ChidambaramEconomic Times
Will Gujarat polls be a real challenge for BJP?The Asian Age

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:24:22 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh elections: Congress veteran Vidya Stokes hospitalised due to election stress
The Indian Express
Congress veteran and Himachal Pradesh's senior-most Cabinet minister Vidya Stokes, 89, was admitted to Fortis Hospital in Mohali on Saturday after her health condition deteriorated, apparently due to election stress. A Congress leader said Stokes has ...
Himachal minister Vidya Stokes hospitalised in MohaliThe Statesman

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:58:00 GMT


Dhumal, state chief in BJP list of candidates for Himachal Pradesh
Former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and Himachal Pradesh BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti are among the party candidates, a list for which was announced today, for the state Assembly polls. The BJP has declared its nominees for all the 68 seats in the ...
Himachal elections: Congress puts out first candidate list of 58 namesLivemint
Virbhadra Singh's Nomination as Campaign In-charge has Taken BJP Back to the Drawing Board in HimachalNews18
Himachal Pradesh Assembly election: BJP declares candidates for all 68 seatsIndia Today
Hindustan Times -Scroll.in -India Today -Zee News
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:49:53 GMT

Watch: Himachal CM files nomination from Arki
Economic Times
With poll bugle being sounded in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh filed his nomination from the Arki constituency in Solan district on Friday. For the latest videos, follow us on twitterFollow @EconomicTimes. 23views ...

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:35:12 GMT

Economic Times

Keen contest ahead — on Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls
The Hindu
It is not clear why the Election Commission announced the date for Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh — a single-phase vote on November 9 — but not for Gujarat, which also needs to go to the polls this winter. The EC has said that the results for ...
Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls to be held on Nov 9, results on Dec 18Economic Times
Himachal Pradesh to go to polls on November 9, Gujarat before December 18: Election CommissionMoneycontrol.com
Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh: a two-horse raceLivemint
News18 -NDTV
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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:41:43 GMT

The Hindu

Congress Minister joins BJP in Himachal Pradesh
The Hindu
Himachal Cabinet Minister Anil Sharma on Sunday resigned from the government and the ruling Congress and joined the opposition BJP along with his father and former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram. Speculations were rife that Transport Minister G.S. Bali ...
Blow to Congress as Himachal Pradesh minister Anil Sharma quits Virbhadra cabinet to join BJPEconomic Times
Weeks Before Himachal Polls, Congress Jolted, Minister Switches ...NDTV
Anil Sharma's exit won't affect Congress, says Himachal CM Virbhadra SinghMoneycontrol.com
Hindustan Times -Business Standard -Daily Pioneer -Daily Pioneer
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:05:42 GMT


First list of Congress candidates for Himachal polls likely on Wednesday
The first list of Congress candidates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is likely to be out on Wednesday after a meeting of the central election committee headed by party chief Sonia Gandhi. Sources in the party said the central election ...
Himachal CM to lead poll campaignThe Hindu
Amit Shah's Problem Of Plenty In Himachal (Hint: JP Nadda)NDTV
Samajwadi Party to Contest Himachal Pradesh Assembly Polls for the First TimeNews18
Hindustan Times -Economic Times -Firstpost
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