Dhumal

  • Dhumal 'misusing' BJP for personal gains, says Virbhadra 07-04-2014 12:04 AM

    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,...
  • MPs Rating: Anurag Thakur scores 7.66 on a scale of 10 25-03-2014 04:40 PM

    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 03-03-2014 09:33 PM

    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...
  • BJP failed to draw crowds to Modi rally in Himachal: Congress 17-02-2014 07:34 AM

    Shimla: Congress's Himachal Pradesh unit claimed that BJP, despite spending crores of rupees, had failed to draw a huge crowd to the rally addressed by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Sujanpur on Sunday. "BJP leaders had claimed that over 2 lakh people would attend the rally at Sujanpur,...
  • Dhumal back's Akali Dal's demand for SIT probe into anti-Sikh riots 30-01-2014 11:15 PM

    Hamirpur: Alleging that Congressmen were actively involved in the killing of Sikhs during the riots in 1984, former Himachal Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday supported Akali Dal's demand for a SIT probe into the killings. "Rahul Gandhi has himself admitted role of Congress leaders...
  • Only the corrupt go to jail, not those who expose them: Dhumal 19-01-2014 10:04 PM

    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...
  • Himachal CM Virbhadra files defamation suit against Jaitley, Dhumal 16-01-2014 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has filed a defamation suit against BJP leaders Arun Jaitley and Prem Kumar Dhumal. The two BJP leaders had accused Virbhadra Singh of corruption, saying he took bribe from a power company. Meanwhile, the Himachal unit of BJP has threatened to release...
  • HP CM hits out at BJP over garft charge, calls it political vendetta 06-01-2014 09:12 AM

    New Delhi: The war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has intensified, with the latter hitting back at the Opposition saying that the allegations of bribery and corruption against him is political vendetta and he is open to a lokayukta probe. Former...
  • Sons of ex-CM PK Dhumal booked for alleged cheating, conspiracy in land scam 04-10-2013 08:12 AM

    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...
  • Case registered in mass phone tapping in Himachal 27-06-2013 05:10 AM

    Shimla: The vigilance and anti-corruption bureau of Himachal Pradesh n Wednesday evening lodged a first information report (FIR) in the infamous "phone tapping" case pertaining to the previous BJP regime, an official said in Shimla. "A case has been registered against unidentified people under various sections of the Indian Telegraph...
  • Cong dares Dhumal to disclose assets, source of income 14-06-2013 12:46 AM

    Shimla: State Congress leaders have dared former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and his MP son Anurag Thakur to declare their assets and sources of income. Himachal Pradesh Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Rakesh Kalia, Sohan Lal Thakur, Inderdutt Lakhanpal and Ajay Mahajan, all MLAs, issued a joint statement on Thursday defending...
  • Himachal courts quashes appointment of 480 teachers 25-05-2013 04:25 AM

    Shimla: In a setback to the previous Prem Kumar Dhumal-led BJP government in the state, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday quashed appointments of 480 teachers made in 2011 as these were not in accordance with law. Delivering the judgment, Justice Rajiv Sharma said the appointments of postgraduate teachers...
  • HP: Dhumal criticises cut in special plan assistance 11-05-2013 02:15 AM

    Shimla: Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Friday criticised the state government for cut in special plan assistance in the annual plan for 2013-14. He said the assistance has been reduced from Rs 1,400 crore in 2012-13 to Rs 1,350 crore during 2013-14 which is a cause...
  • BJP's Dhumal concedes defeat in Himachal elections 20-12-2012 04:30 PM

    PK Dhumal said he would not blame outside factors for the poll debacle. ...
  • Himachal Pradesh elections: 'Rebels dented BJP's voteshare' 18-12-2012 10:11 AM

    CNN-IBN's poll has predicted that the Congress will win between 29-35 seats in the 68 member Assembly. ...
  • Post-poll survey: Modi set to retain Gujarat; BJP, Cong in dead heat in Himachal 17-12-2012 11:34 PM

    The BJP under Modi's leadership is set to trounce the Congress and give the Gujarat CM a hat-trick of electoral victories. ...