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asianage
Take the offbeat path with these honeymoon destinationslike scuba-diving, fishing and snorkeling at this romantic getaway. 2. Khajjia
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
like scuba-diving, fishing and snorkeling at this romantic getaway. 2. Khajjiar If mainstream hill stations like Shimla or Manali do not interest you anymore, head-off to Khajjiar, a little Himalayan gem near Dalhousie. Surrounded by... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
6 romantic destinations perfect for your honeymoonsport activities like scuba-diving, fishing and snorkeling at this romantic get
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
sport activities like scuba-diving, fishing and snorkeling at this romantic getaway. If mainstream hill stations like Shimla or Manali do not interest you anymore, head-off to Khajjiar, a little Himalayan gem near Dalhousie. Surrounded by... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Global terrorist, but a free man in Pakistan: 5 things to know about Hafiz Saeedin Sargodha to a conservative Pakistani Punjabi family. His family reportedly l
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
in Sargodha to a conservative Pakistani Punjabi family. His family reportedly lost 36 of its members when migrating from Shimla to Lahore during the partition of India and Pakistan. General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, who ruled Pakistan 1978 to 1988,... Read more
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asianage
Himachal Pradesh: Army colonel arrested for raping junior's daughterShimla: A 56-year-old Army colonel was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly rapi
asianage / Posted yesterday
Shimla: A 56-year-old Army colonel was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping the daughter of a lieutenant colonel posted at the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) at Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, police said. The 21-year-old woman had filed a... Read more
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The Hindu
Colonel arrested on rape chargeson Tuesday, the victim stated the 56-year old Colonel drugged and molested her
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday, the victim stated the 56-year old Colonel drugged and molested her on Monday night at a house in Longwood, a Shimla suburb. SSP Shimla Somya Sambshivan said an FIR has been registered and the accused was arrested from the house where... Read more
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dna
Himachal Pradesh: Army colonel arrested for allegedly raping his junior's daughterwas arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping the daughter of a Lieutenant Col
dna / Posted yesterday
was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping the daughter of a Lieutenant Colonel posted at the Army Training Command in Shimla, police said. The 21-year-old woman filed a complaint on Monday and the colonel was arrested after preliminary... Read more
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asianage
Sonia Gandhi chairs last CWC meet, 19-year reign comes to enda look at the prevailing circumstances, the Congress, however, took a complete
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
a look at the prevailing circumstances, the Congress, however, took a complete U-turn at the 2003 AICC session in Shimla, where it opened up to the idea of forging alliances across country to take on the ruling BJP. Mrs Gandhi formed the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cold intensifies in north as higher reaches in HP, J&K receive snowthe northern part of the country on Saturday. While the fresh spell of snow lo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
the northern part of the country on Saturday. While the fresh spell of snow lowered temperature across Himachal Pradesh, Shimla received light rain on Saturday morning. For last few days, night temperature in Himachal has hovered between 4°C and... Read more
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The Hindu
Will form govt. in Himachal: Congressafter notices and warnings. The Congress on Sunday expelled some 30 activists
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
after notices and warnings. The Congress on Sunday expelled some 30 activists for at least six years from various constituencies such as Shimla, Theog, Jaswan, Jawalamukhi, Sarkaghat, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kutlehar and Jogindernaga... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Need to develop scientific temperament among schoolchildren’Shimla “Science teaches us patience and therefore, we need to develop a scient
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
Shimla “Science teaches us patience and therefore, we need to develop a scientific temperament among our schoolchildren.”This was one of the messages for students of Himachal Pradesh four-day state-level Science Congress which began on Sunday in... Read more
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dna
From Shastri to Sharma, how Central govts have tried to bring peace to Kashmirpassed away and Abdullah returned without accomplishing his mission. A year lat
dna / Posted 12 days ago
passed away and Abdullah returned without accomplishing his mission. A year later, he was again behind bars. After the Shimla agreement between India and Pakistan in 1972 that led to the release of Pakistani prisoners of war, Prime Minister... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Stamping of hand baggage tags ends at four more airportsin the remaining 26 airports too where its personnel are deputed. These includ
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
in the remaining 26 airports too where its personnel are deputed. These include Agra, Khajuraho, Dehradun, Jodhpur, Shimla, Kanpur, Bhopal, Port Blair, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Aurangabad, Shillong, Agartala, Vizag, Gaya, Silchar, Tezpur, Jorhat,... Read more
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The Hindu
Tracking Himachal’s record votelowest of 70.19% in Hamirpur district. The Doon constituency in Solan district
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
lowest of 70.19% in Hamirpur district. The Doon constituency in Solan district recorded the highest turnout of 88.95% and Shimla Urban recorded the lowest at 63.76%. The other districts like Chamba recorded 73.21%, Kangra 72.47%, Lahaul-Spiti... Read more
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The Hindu
Record turnout: on the Himachal electionsParty, even though the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has attempted to buil
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Party, even though the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has attempted to build on its rare north Indian success in the Shimla mayoral elections of 2012 by focussing on a few constituencies. The State has alternated between regimes led by the... Read more
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Football365
A Football365 love letter to… Lee Dixonof fine wine, food and cooking, after retiring, he got involved with a chain of
Football365 / Posted 14 days ago
of fine wine, food and cooking, after retiring, he got involved with a chain of Indian restaurants in the Midlands called Shimla Pink, which sounds like a new Dulux shade or the name of a strip club in Las Vegas. Later he invested in friend Heston... Read more
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Central Chronicle
HP records 74.25 pc voter turnoutAgencies, Shimla Himachal Pradesh recorded 74 point 25 per cent voter turn out
Central Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Agencies, Shimla Himachal Pradesh recorded 74 point 25 per cent voter turn out till the end of polling at 1700 hrs in the Assembly elections held on Thursday which was 73 point 51 per cent in 2012 and 64 per cent in 2014 Parliamentary... Read more
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dna
Change in air as HP votes big?in the Assembly elections on Thursday, up from the 73.51 percent in the 2012 el
dna / Posted 14 days ago
in the Assembly elections on Thursday, up from the 73.51 percent in the 2012 elections. Speaking at a news conference at Shimla after polling ended, Chief Election Officer Pushpendra Rajput said apart from a few glitches, the polling has largely... Read more
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The Hindu
297 EVMS hit snag in HimachalSingh voted in Rampur with his family, although he is contesting the elections
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Singh voted in Rampur with his family, although he is contesting the elections from Arki in Solan and his son from rural Shimla. Senior Congress leader Kaul Singh Thakur voted in his native constituency of Drang in Mandi and said people would... Read more
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Gulf News
India rolls out the red carpet for 100-old voterescort to the polling booth in Himachal Pradesh state to retain his record of v
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
escort to the polling booth in Himachal Pradesh state to retain his record of voting in every Indian election since 1947 Shimla: Authorities in a remote Himalayan village in northern India rolled out the red carpet Thursday for a 100-year-old man... Read more
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asianage
Himachal Pradesh polls: Voter turnout highest at 74 per cent, says ECShimla: Himachal Pradesh on Thursday recorded its highest polling in assembly e
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh on Thursday recorded its highest polling in assembly elections with 74 per cent of voters exercising their franchise, the Election Commission said on Thursday. "Till now 74 per cent voting has been recorded in Himachal... Read more
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EuroNews
Half Century After Release, New Restoration Brings 'Shakespeare Wallah' To Lifewearing her glasses, Jaffrey ran into similar puzzlement when she arrived in th
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
wearing her glasses, Jaffrey ran into similar puzzlement when she arrived in the Indian city of Shimla to begin shooting. "I arrived and the crew looked at me and said 'She doesn't look like a movie star," Jaffrey said.... Read more
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Gulf News
More than 72 per cent turnout in Himachal assembly electionscould be seen reaching polling stations even before polling started at 8am desp
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
could be seen reaching polling stations even before polling started at 8am despite the cold in the single phase election Shimla: More than 72 per cent of 5.025 million electorate in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday exercised their franchise in the... Read more
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dna
Cash crunch hits Congress, Virbhadra Singh forced to take cars instead of choppersready to cast his vote in the nearest polling station in Rampur. Once he did th
dna / Posted 15 days ago
ready to cast his vote in the nearest polling station in Rampur. Once he did that around 7am, the octogenarian CM left for Shimla. In the last two weeks, the six-time CM and member of the erstwhile Shimla royal family has been clocking... Read more
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The Hindu
Himachal polls: 13.72 per cent voting in first two hoursacross the state at 8.am and at several places in Chamba and tribal areas five
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
across the state at 8.am and at several places in Chamba and tribal areas five to ten per cent polling was recorded. Shimla district recorded 18 per cent polling, Hamirpur 17 per cent, Chamba 12 per cent, Kangra 14 per cent, Mandi 16 per... Read more
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dna
PM Modi’s language shows his arrogance says Virbhadra SinghA day before the polls CM Virbhadra Singh is taking a break from his continuous
dna / Posted 15 days ago
A day before the polls CM Virbhadra Singh is taking a break from his continuous campaign trail at Holly Lodge in Shimla, before he takes off for Rampur to cast his vote in the wee hours of Thursday. Most of his travel is by road, believing his 83... Read more
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The Hindu
Survival versus approval: the Himachal Pradesh electionsis no such force. The CPI(M) seeks to make an impact in some constituencies aft
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
is no such force. The CPI(M) seeks to make an impact in some constituencies after a surprise win in municipal polls in Shimla in 2012. What are the main issues in these elections? While Assembly elections in the State have largely centred... Read more
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asianage
Himachal to go to polls tomorrow as Congress, BJP fight it out in 68 constituenciesShimla: The hill state of Himachal Pradesh goes to polls on Thursday with tradi
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
Shimla: The hill state of Himachal Pradesh goes to polls on Thursday with traditional rivals, the Congress and the BJP locking horns in all 68 constituencies where 337 candidates including 62 MLAs are in the fray. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, 10... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
High-decibel campaign ends, Himachal Pradesh goes to polls on November 9and has given birth to new culture but anyhow this kind of practice will have n
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
and has given birth to new culture but anyhow this kind of practice will have no benefit to BJP,” Virbhadra said. In a press conference in Shimla, Rajnath repeated a phrase by PM Narendra Modi that the Congress had conceded defeat in... Read more
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The Hindu
rallies support in Theog, Shimlastrongholds. Polit Bureau members Subhashini Ali and Mohammad Salim addressed m
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
strongholds. Polit Bureau members Subhashini Ali and Mohammad Salim addressed many meetings in the Theog, Kusumpati and Shimla constituencies. A triangular fight is going on in the three seats after the CPI(M) candidates, who have a mass base... Read more
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Gulf News
Over 1,800 visually challenged persons to cast votes in Himachalworth over Rs10m and nearly three kg of gold has been seized from Himachal Prad
Gulf News / Posted 17 days ago
worth over Rs10m and nearly three kg of gold has been seized from Himachal Pradesh, which goes to the polls on November 9 Shimla: A total of 1,844 visually challenged persons will exercise their franchise in the November 9 assembly elections in... Read more
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dna
Himachal elections 2017:CM Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya faces tough challenge from his protege Pramod SharmaThe prestige of chief minister Virbhadra Singh is at stake in Shimla (Rural) co
dna / Posted 18 days ago
The prestige of chief minister Virbhadra Singh is at stake in Shimla (Rural) constituency where his son Vikramaditya is facing a stiff challenge from the chief minister's protege Pramod Sharma, who is contesting as a BJP candidate. The announcement... Read more
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asianage
Congress equates PM's 'Mitron' to Gabbar's 'kitne aadmi the'in the last 41 months," the Congress leader claimed. Modi promised that the co
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
in the last 41 months," the Congress leader claimed. Modi promised that the common man will fly between Delhi and Shimla for Rs 2,036, "but a ticket at present costs Rs 15,000-20,000", he said. "The people of Himachal feel cheated... the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Modi remembers Rajiv Gandhi for his 15 paise remarksAgencies, Shimla/Una Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered former
Central Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Agencies, Shimla/Una Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered former PM Rajiv Gandhi’s on his ‘15 paise’ remark while addressing election rally at Una this afternoon in the state. Mr Modi emphasized that Rajiv Gandhi in 1985 gave statement... Read more
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Business Standard India
Himachal Pradesh goes to polls: When a state's purse is too lightfarmers be compensated if their land was acquired for national highways? The wo
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
farmers be compensated if their land was acquired for national highways? The work in question was four-laning of the Kiratpur-Manali and Parwanoo-Shimla national ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribe... Read more
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Gulf News
Won’t indulge in vendetta politics if BJP wins Himachal poll: Dhumalhistory of Himachal Pradesh, the High Court has intervened in the cases of Gudi
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
history of Himachal Pradesh, the High Court has intervened in the cases of Gudia, who was raped and brutally murdered in Shimla, and also in the case of Hoshiyar Singh,” he said.The court has ordered a CBI probe in both the cases. “These are the... Read more
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Gulf News
Modi betrayed ‘nation builders’ by sitting on Women’s Reservation Bill: VirbhadraBJP has gone back on its primary manifesto promise to women, CM says Shimla: H
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
BJP has gone back on its primary manifesto promise to women, CM says Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not moving the stalled Women’s Reservation Bill, accusing him of... Read more
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asianage
Sway away from your worries in the picturesque Himalayasfun world- One of the highest amusement park in the world - Horse ride to Maha
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
fun world- One of the highest amusement park in the world - Horse ride to Mahasu Peak - Ski Slopes - Trekking trails - Naldhera Golfcourse - Tattapani - Jakhoo Temple - Shimla Mall Road and others So pack your bags as 'the hills are calli... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Enjoy the Himalayas in stylefun world- One of the highest amusement park in the world - Horse ride to Maha
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
fun world- One of the highest amusement park in the world - Horse ride to Mahasu Peak - Ski Slopes - Trekking trails - Naldhera Golfcourse - Tattapani - Jakhoo Temple - Shimla Mall Road and others So pack your bags as 'the hills are calli... Read more
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dna
Himachal Pradesh an uphill contestSnowfall has been delayed this year in Shimla by over a month. But what is keep
dna / Posted 19 days ago
Snowfall has been delayed this year in Shimla by over a month. But what is keeping Himachal Pradesh’s capital city warm is a flurry of activities, both on the roads and in the skies, in a tightly-contested electoral wrestle. Helicopters are whizzing... Read more
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Business Standard India
In Kasauli, it's a fight between technology and traditionfactor against its two-time MLA in check. At Dharampura, situated on the nation
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
factor against its two-time MLA in check. At Dharampura, situated on the national highway leading from Kalka to Shimla, the election offices of both parties are just a few metres apart. However, the manner in which the electoral battle... Read more
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The Hindu
Himachal elections: now, getting a monkey off the backIndustries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said, “We have run sterilisation campaigns
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said, “We have run sterilisation campaigns and taken other steps as well. We will take more steps needed to tackle the problem.” A census in 2015 counted over 2,400 monkeys within the Shimla municipa... Read more
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The Hindu
Still waters run deep in Himachalthe ruling Congress. There are towns with hospitals facing a dearth of doctors.
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
the ruling Congress. There are towns with hospitals facing a dearth of doctors. Serious illness often means a drive to Shimla, people say. One also comes across traders ranting about a business slump after the introduction of the GST, though... Read more
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dna
Himachal Assembly Elections 2017: No monkey business, say BJP and Congress; promise relief from semian menaceneeded to tackle the problem." According to a monkey census carried out in 2015
dna / Posted 20 days ago
needed to tackle the problem." According to a monkey census carried out in 2015, there were over 2,400 monkeys within the Shimla Municipal Corporation limits and eight forest beats were identified as "endemic areas". The Assembly election in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi answerable only to public: Dhumalof rallies in support of his party’s candidates across the state. He addressed
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
of rallies in support of his party’s candidates across the state. He addressed rallies in Naina Devi, Jubbal and Kotkhai, Shimla Urban and Kusumpati. He said the BJP, if it came to power, would not govern or administer the state like the... Read more
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dna
Himachal Elections 2017: Congress showers sops in its HP election vowsthe promises in the Congress’s manifesto released on Wednesday in poll-bound Hi
dna / Posted 22 days ago
the promises in the Congress’s manifesto released on Wednesday in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh. Unveiling the manifesto in Shimla in the presence of State health minister Kaul Singh and party general secretary Sushil Kumar Shinde, chief minister... Read more
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dna
How Modi & a napkin led to BJP win in 1998his will. Sharma says that the polls changed the fate of Modi, who was later e
dna / Posted 22 days ago
his will. Sharma says that the polls changed the fate of Modi, who was later elevated within the party. "When Modi reached Shimla, he managed cars for the party and ensured it had its own building here. He was resourceful and knew what he wanted.... Read more
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New Kerala
Gudiya rape case: BJP making mountain out of mole hill, says Virbhadra Singh - newkerala news #284982Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , Nov.1 : Targeting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , Nov.1 : Targeting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the November 9 assembly elections, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh accused it of making political capital out of the recent gang rape and murder of 16-year-old... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP on back foot in Himachal, says son of CM Virbhadra Singh - newkerala news #284926Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) Nov. 1 : Vikramaditya Singh, son of Himachal Pradesh
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) Nov. 1 : Vikramaditya Singh, son of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, on Wednesday, said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on the back foot in the state. Vikramaditya is making debut in electoral... Read more
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New Kerala
Himachal CM taunts PM Modi over Dhumal - newkerala news #284929Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) Nov. 1 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Si
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) Nov. 1 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the announcement of Prem Kumar Dhumal as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) chief ministerial candidate for... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Shah names Dhumal as BJP’s CM faceAgencies, New Delhi/Shimla Ending days of speculation, the BJP President Amit
Central Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Agencies, New Delhi/Shimla Ending days of speculation, the BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday named former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal as party’s ‘Chief Ministerial’ face for the assembly elections in the hilly state. Mr Shah made the... Read more
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