PK DHUMAL

  • Himachal: FIR against PK Dhumal, 2 others for violating service rules June 19, 2014

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Vigilance and AntiCorruption Bureau has registered an FIR against former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, former Additional Chief Secretary PC Kapoor and retired IPS officer AN Sharma for alleged violation of service rules. According to vigilance sources, an FIR against Sharma, Dhumal, who was also the then Home...
  • Dhumal 'misusing' BJP for personal gains, says Virbhadra April 7, 2014

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday lashed out at his predecessor PK Dhumal, saying he was "misusing" BJP for his personal ends. Talking to reporters at Hamirpur, Singh defended the Governor's move to grant prosecution sanction against Dhumal in the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) land lease case, and...
  • MPs Rating: Anurag Thakur scores 7.66 on a scale of 10 March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Anurag Thakur is a member of Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. He is the son of former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. The BJP leader who is seeking re-election from his constituency has scored 7.66 on a scale of 10 in a...
  • Will not merge with BJP: Himachal Lokhit Party March 3, 2014

    Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP), floated by BJP rebels during Assembly polls in 2012, on Monday decided not to merge with BJP, setting at rest all speculations about party Supremo Maheshwar Singh contesting the Lok Sabha poll from Mandi constituency as a candidate of the saffron party. "The core committee of the...
  • Only the corrupt go to jail, not those who expose them: Dhumal January 19, 2014

    Responding to the defamation cases filed by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, opposition BJP leader PK Dhumal on Sunday said, "I am fully confident that the truth will prevail... and truth will be our defence." "I have full faith in the judiciary and the highest regard for it," Dhumal said, adding that...
  • Sons of exCM PK Dhumal booked for alleged cheating, conspiracy in land scam October 4, 2013

    Tightening its noose on BJP MP Anurag Thakur and his brother Arun Singh, both sons of former Chief Minister PK Dhumal, Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau on booked them for alleged cheating and conspiracy in a land case. The two were booked under various sections of the IPC and the Prevention...
  • BJP's Dhumal concedes defeat in Himachal elections December 20, 2012

    Conceding defeating in Himachal Pradesh elections, BJP's PK Dhumal said he would not blame outside factors for the poll debacle and would instead try to find out the internal reasons. ...
  • Kejriwal's charges will not affect DLF: Company sources October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources in the realty giant DLF have said that anticorruption activist Arvind Kejriwal's allegations against the company are not going to impact its launch plans. "Nor are they going to impact the company's exercise to pay off its debts," the sources added. DLF hopes to receive Rs 2,227 crore...
  • Political activities on HP campuses may be banned August 2, 2012

    Shimla: Participation of students and teachers in political activities on university campuses may be banned in Himachal Pradesh. An indication to this was given on Thursday by Chief Minister PK Dhumal who said his government is not averse to the proposal, citing incidents of violence on campuses. "Growing incidents...
  • Himachal: 1 killed, 9 feared dead in flash floods July 8, 2012

    Shimla: One person has been killed while nine others are feared dead after being washed away in flash floods triggered by heavy rains at a village in Paonta Sahib area of Sirmaur District. Four vehicles, carrying members of a marriage party, were trapped in the flash flood due to heavy rains...
  • Virbhadra quits Cabinet after corruption charge June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with a corruption case during his tenure as the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister and Congress MP Virbhadra Singh has resigned from the Union Cabinet following the framing of charges against him and his wife Pratibha Singh. Virbhadra Singh is...
  • Law has taken its own course: Dhumal on Virbhadra June 26, 2012

    The former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister has offered to resign but Congress President Sonia Gandhi is waiting for the High Court order. ...
  • Corruption case: Virbhadra to quit Union Cabinet June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh is all set to resign from the Union Cabinet following the framing of corruption charges against him for allegedly misusing his office when he was the Himachal Pradesh chief minister in 1989. He will meet Prime Minister manmohan Singh...
  • Annandale controversy a closed chapter: BJP April 20, 2012

    Shimla: After a spat between the Army and the Himachal Pradesh government on control over Annandale ground in Shimla, the BJP on Thursday sought to distance itself from the controversy saying it was a "closed chapter". BJP National General Secretary JP Nadda and Coincharge of party affairs for Himachal Pradesh Shyam...
  • Army, Himachal Govt fight over land ownership April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Army has alleged that the Himachal Pradesh government is colluding with the land mafia in the state to take away the Shimla's Annandale ground from the Army on the pretext of building a cricket stadium and a hotel. The ground has been with the Army since the...
  • HP Govt, Army row over Annandale ground escalates April 15, 2012

    Shimla: The row between Himachal Pradesh government and military over ownership of Annandale ground on Sunday escalated with the Army saying national security cannot be ignored for "game and gimmicks" and the Chief Minister alleging the large ground was under its "unlawful occupation". Chief Minister PK...
  • Himachal: CM defends land transfer to Bhushan Trust February 27, 2012

    Shimla: Rejecting Union Minister VB Singh's charge that Himachal Pradesh government had violated laws for giving a tea estate to a trust linked to Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan, Chief Minister PK Dhumal on Monday alleged that the previous Congress regime led by Singh had granted dozens of such permissions...