Shanta Kumar

  • Discontent brewing in SAD-BJP camp in Punjab August 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Discontent has been brewing in the SAD-BJP camp in Punjab over various issues, including the switching of sides by senior leader PS Gill and imposition of property and advance taxes in the state. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had termed the induction of SAD...
  • Saffron surge in Himachal Pradesh as BJP wins all 4 seats May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has retained its hold over Himachal Pradesh by winning two Lok Sabha seats and is leading comfortably in other two seats. In the backdop of the Congress's dismal performance ion the state, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has offered to resign. Former chief minister and BJP...
  • Delhi gangrape: BJP for special session of Parliament December 29, 2012

    Shimla: Bharatiya Janata Party national vice president Shanta Kumar here on Saturday called for convening special session of Parliament immediately to discuss the issues arising out of Delhi gangrape case. Asserting that the issue of capital punishment for rape should be debated in the Parliament, the Rajya Sabha MP from Himachal...
  • BJP has Priyanka’s property details, says Kejriwal October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Activist Arvind Kejriwal on Monday attacked BJP leader Shanta Kumar for asking them to include Priyanka Vadra's property in their fight on DLF-Robert Vadra issue, saying the party-led Himachal Pradesh government has the details and it should make the details public. Kumar wrote the letter on Sunday, two days...
  • Aamir to address Parliament on medical issues June 19, 2012

    New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his 'Satyamev Jayate' TV programme, for an interaction on the issue. He will appear Thursday morning with his team. Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Kumar of the Bharatiya Janata Party, who heads the parliamentary...
  • BSY must obey the decision: Shanta Kumar July 28, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday asked Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to resign, a day after his severe indictment by the Karnataka Lokayukta in the illegal mining scam. BJP vice-president Shanta Kumar Shanta Kumar spoke to CNN-IBN and said, "Yedyurappa must obey the decision of the high command. I am...
  • Lokayukta report: BJP divided over Yeddyurappa July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: There is a divide in the BJP over Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. The demand for the removal of Yeddyurappa on Saturday emerged from within the BJP in the wake of the Lokayukta indicting him in his report on illegal mining in the state. BJP vice-president and former in-charge...