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Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM; Modi, Amit Shah present

The five-time legislator was picked to be Himachal's 14th chief minister after PK Dhumal, BJP's original CM candidate lost his election.

27 Dec 2017 11:42 AM

Jai Ram Thakur to swear-in as Himachal CM, PM to attend event

The Ridge Ground turned saffron with fluttering BJP flags and cut outs of Modi, Amit Shah and Jai Ram Thakur dominating the scene.

27 Dec 2017 9:27 AM

BJP's Jairam Thakur is new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Thakur's name was proposed by Suresh Bharadwaj and Mahender Singh and seconded by other members.

24 Dec 2017 2:04 PM

HP: BJP members demand 'no lobbying' for CM selection

This comes in the wake of Prem Kumar Dhumal, who has been the HP CM for two full terms losing in the Assembly elections.

22 Dec 2017 6:29 PM

BJP snatches Himachal from Cong, Virbhadra takes responsibility of defeat

The result declares BJP victorious amidst 337 candidates that had contested for 68 Assembly seats in the hill state.

18 Dec 2017 7:31 AM


Virbhadra Singh slams BJP’s claims of winning Himachal polls

Singh, who is longest-serving and fourth chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, averred that Congress would come to power in the state.

17 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Ahead of 1st ODI vs Sri Lanka, Kedar Jadhav ruled out of India side

Jadhav was selected only for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

09 Dec 2017 8:38 PM

HP: Snow-covered roads lead to fuel shortage

Tandi village of Himachal Pradesh faced fuel crisis as oil tankers enroute to the area could not reach due to snow-covered road.

28 Nov 2017 5:25 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Army colonel arrested for raping junior's daughter

The 21-year-old victim had filed a complaint on Monday and the colonel was arrested on Wednesday after preliminary investigations.

23 Nov 2017 1:05 PM

Himachal Pradesh polls: Voter turnout highest at 74 per cent, says EC

Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is fighting against Dhumal to be the next head of the state.

09 Nov 2017 9:04 PM


As youthful Indian states go to polls, elderly leaders enjoy political power

Personal networks and relationships nurtured by politicians over a long time are trusted more by people over youth and the system.

09 Nov 2017 5:29 PM

Himachal polls: Fate of Cong's Virbhadra, BJP's Dhumal to be sealed today

Cong's Virbhadra Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party's Prem Kumar Dhumal are the Chief Ministerial candidates in the two-cornered battle.

09 Nov 2017 8:40 AM

Himachal to go to polls tomorrow as Congress, BJP fight it out in 68 constituencies

The Congress and BJP are locking horns in all 68 constituencies where 337 candidates including 62 MLAs are in the fray.

08 Nov 2017 1:58 PM

High-octane Himachal Pradesh campaign ends

BJP had organised 179 rallies Polling is on November 9.

08 Nov 2017 2:03 AM

BJP to build nation, not just Government, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh criticises Cong top leaders for not campaigning in HP, says have conceded defeat even before the results are announced.

07 Nov 2017 4:59 PM


Will totally change GST after coming to power in 2019, says Rahul Gandhi

Hitting at the Centre, Rahul Gandhi said, 'The prime duty of the Prime Minister should be job creation for the unemployed youths.'

07 Nov 2017 9:33 AM

State's development vanishes wherever Congress forms government: Rajnath Singh

Criticising the Himachal govt over development in the state, Singh claimed BJP-governed states had shown a visible growth in comparison.

06 Nov 2017 6:53 PM

Red carpet welcome for independent India's first voter during Himachal polls

First voter of independent India all set to vote again, says that people should elect good leaders as it will help the country develop.

06 Nov 2017 6:14 PM

Modi believes in eating up the fruits of others' labour: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi corners Modi over demonetization and GST, announces Nov 8 'Black Day' to oppose demonetization ahead of the HP polls.

06 Nov 2017 5:11 PM

Congress equates PM's 'Mitron' to Gabbar's 'kitne aadmi the'

Earlier, Rahul Gandhi said while campaigning in Gujarat - where elections will be held in December - that GST stood for 'Gabbar Singh Tax'.

06 Nov 2017 4:09 PM