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Vishal Gulati

  • Opium cultivation becomes an election issue in Himachal Pradesh

    Cultivators want that opium growing should be legalised and they have found support from a BJP candidate who wonders "what is wrong" if farmers are able to meet the market demand. A section of growers has been saying cultivation of opium as an alternative crop should be allowed as the apple crop...

    Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 11:33am
  • Uttarakhand havoc not due to cloudburst: Experts

    Rather, it were the intense rains in the Kedarnath-Badrinath sector that unleashed the death and destruction.

    Wednesday, 26 June 2013 - 3:34pm
  • Why are Tibetans setting themselves on fire?

    Why are Tibetans setting themselves afire in China? Protests against repression or a desperate attempt, as China holds, to get global attention to their cause?

    Monday, 4 February 2013 - 6:26pm
  • Virbhadra Singh front-runner for chief minister's post?

    Even after leading the Congress to victory in the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls Thursday, the sailing may not be smooth for state party president Virbhadra Singh to become chief minister for the sixth time.

    Friday, 21 December 2012 - 1:02pm
  • Vidya Stokes' recipe for longevity — no grains for 50 years

    No grains for this doughty, energetic 84-year-old, who eats salads, soups, vegetables and dal. And the octogenarian is growing stronger.

    Sunday, 4 September 2011 - 10:44pm