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Hindustantimes.com
Himachal Pradesh cabinet decides to withdraw ‘politically motivated’ casesP Chidambaram and Salman Khurshid as special public prosecutors. The three Cong
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
P Chidambaram and Salman Khurshid as special public prosecutors. The three Congress leaders were hired by the previous Virbhadra Singh government to contest cases against HPCA in the Supreme Court. The Congress government had filed four FIRs... Read more
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Delhi HC upholds ED action against Virbhadra Singhof a money laundering law provision, as it rejected 10 pleas — including those
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of a money laundering law provision, as it rejected 10 pleas — including those by former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh. A bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice IS Mehta upheld section 5(1) second... Read more
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Hyderabad woman trapped in Saudi, family seeks Swaraj's helpto eat. It?s been five months and they just paid one month's salary to my mothe
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to eat. It?s been five months and they just paid one month's salary to my mother. I request MEA Sushma Swaraj, Indian embassy and the Telangana government to rescue my mother," she added. Next storyDelhi HC upholds ED action against Virbhadra... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nahan legislator Rajeev Bindal is new Himachal speakerParty (CLP) Mukesh Agnihotri then moved another resolution, which was seconded
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Party (CLP) Mukesh Agnihotri then moved another resolution, which was seconded by former CM and senior most member Virbhadra Singh. Two more resolutions were moved from treasury benches. All four were passed by voice votes. BJP has won 44... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
13th HP assembly session: In a first, father-son duo to take oath of office todaytime in the state’s history that a father and son will take oath as member of t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
time in the state’s history that a father and son will take oath as member of the House. Former six-term chief minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh won seats in the state assembly in election held in November last... Read more
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Supreme Court to examine nature of consent needed from states for CBI probechallenged a limited part of the order of the Delhi High Court passed in the ca
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
challenged a limited part of the order of the Delhi High Court passed in the case of former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on March 31, 2017, in which it had said that the consent issue will be adjudicated by the trial court. A... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress defeated Congress in Himachal, says Rahul GandhiCongress has been defeated only by the Congress, he said, hinting at the role o
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
Congress has been defeated only by the Congress, he said, hinting at the role of the factions led by former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and PCC president Sukhwinder Singh. “We could have won had we fought as one,” he said. The party got only 21... Read more
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Rahul Gandhi reviews Congress loss in Himachalwith office bearers — to review the loss and get feedback. The first session c
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
with office bearers — to review the loss and get feedback. The first session commenced at 12:30 pm. Former chief minister Virbhadra Singh and party president Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu were present at the meeting at Rajiv Bhawan in the city. Most of... Read more
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Rahul Gandhi in Himachal today to assess election resultsHimachal Pradesh, factionalism is being blamed as the major reason of defeat fo
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
Himachal Pradesh, factionalism is being blamed as the major reason of defeat for the Congress. The former chief minister, Virbhadra Singh, and the state unit chief, Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu, were at loggerheads. So much so that Virbhadra Singh,... Read more
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Jairam Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM, PM hopes new govt will work tirelesslyAnil Sharma, who deserted the Congress on the eve of election is four-time MLA
dna / Posted 22 days ago
Anil Sharma, who deserted the Congress on the eve of election is four-time MLA from Mandi and served as minister in the Virbhadra Singh cabinet in 1993 and 2012 while Dr Ram Lal Markanda, a three-time MLA was minister in the Dhumal government... Read more
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‘Jinxed’ Oakover to be new Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur’s residencethe last five years, Oakover — the official residence of the Himachal chief min
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
the last five years, Oakover — the official residence of the Himachal chief minister — wore a deserted look as incumbent Virbhadra Singh preferred to reside in his private residence — Holy lodge — but it is abuzz with activity again as the state... Read more
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Jai Ram Thakur is Himachal’s new CM: From RSS background to Dhumal’s defeat, factors that favoured himterms, was also a Rajput. Out of the five chief ministers, Himachal has seen, f
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
terms, was also a Rajput. Out of the five chief ministers, Himachal has seen, four belonged to the Rajput community. Virbhadra Singh, who has served six terms and 22 years, is a Rajput and Thakur Ram Lal and Dhumal too belong to this... Read more
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Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal Pradesh chief ministerhalf of Himachal’s population. Nadda is a Brahmin. Perhaps most importantly, h
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
half of Himachal’s population. Nadda is a Brahmin. Perhaps most importantly, he is considered a clean politician, which is significant as the BJP made the investigations against outgoing chief minister Virbhadra Singh one of its leading poll pla... Read more
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In the hot seatpeople. Thakur’s appointment also breaks a 24-year-old chain of the CM’s seat a
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people. Thakur’s appointment also breaks a 24-year-old chain of the CM’s seat alternating between Congress senior leader Virbhadra Singh and Dhumal. It remains to be seen if Thakur can undo the anti-incumbency electoral pattern of Himachal... Read more
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The Hindu
Jairam Thakur vows to end ‘VIP culture’would not indulge in “political vendetta”, but would review ‘hasty decisions’ t
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
would not indulge in “political vendetta”, but would review ‘hasty decisions’ taken in the past three months by the Virbhadra Singh government. Talking to presspersons after his name for the top post was finalised on Sunday by the newly... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Jai Ram Thakur elected new HP CMunanimously elected five-time MLA Jai Ram Thakur as the Chief Minister. Mr Tha
Central Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
unanimously elected five-time MLA Jai Ram Thakur as the Chief Minister. Mr Thakur would replace six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as Congress lost the assembly elections after facing major defeat from BJP as the latter won 44 seats out of... Read more
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Jai Ram Thakur is BJP's Chosen One in Himachal PradeshKumar clinched the deal. The BJP has named a Thakur face its CM candidate at a
dna / Posted 24 days ago
Kumar clinched the deal. The BJP has named a Thakur face its CM candidate at a time when, after losing polls, Congress' Virbhadra Singh seems to have played out his last political innings. Nadda was a Brahmin, which is the second dominant... Read more
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The Indian Express
BJP signals generation shift in Himachal Pradesh, picks Jai Ram Thakur as Chief Ministerin-charge Mangal Pandey oversaw the election of the new leader. Himachal polit
The Indian Express / Posted 24 days ago
in-charge Mangal Pandey oversaw the election of the new leader. Himachal politics has long been dominated by old warhorses Virbhadra Singh, 83, of the Congress and Dhumal, 72. Had Dhumal not lost the polls, the BJP could have at best picked up a... Read more
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Himachal elections: Why BJP lost its citadel of Hamirpurvotes. “Sukhu has grown in stature in five years. As a state Congress chief, h
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
votes. “Sukhu has grown in stature in five years. As a state Congress chief, he took on outgoing Himachal chief minister Virbhadra Singh, too,” said a political analyst, on the condition of anonymity. “So people see him as a potential leader who... Read more
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The Hindu
Virbhadra submits resignationFollowing the Congress’s loss in the Assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
Following the Congress’s loss in the Assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday met Governor Acharya Dev Vrat and tendered his resignation, along with his Council of Ministers. The Governor has accepted his... Read more
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Phayul
Tibetans welcome BJP's victory in Himachal, expect continued support for TibetPresident of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay congratulated t
Phayul / Posted 30 days ago
President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay congratulated the party and also thanked the outgoing CM Virbhadra Singh for his deep affection and kind support. “The Tibetan people welcome BJP’s victory with fond memories and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Final result tally of Himachal Pradesh election 2017election. Himachal Pradesh has a history of changing the ruling formation at i
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
election. Himachal Pradesh has a history of changing the ruling formation at its helm every five years. For the Congress, Virbhadra Singh won the Arki Assembly seat while his son Vikramaditya Singh won from Shimla (rural). The Congress and the... Read more
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Congress’ abysmal show in HP: Anti-incumbency factionalism did them inFactionalism, charges of corruption and an anti- incumbency wave against the ch
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
Factionalism, charges of corruption and an anti- incumbency wave against the chief minister Virbhadra Singh-led government led to the Congress’ abysmal show in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, leaving the party powerless even in its... Read more
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Apple belt gives a divided verdict; Congress tally dips in traditional bastion of Shimlathe overall electoral performance. The BJP has won three seats. This time, what
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
the overall electoral performance. The BJP has won three seats. This time, what was also politically significant was that Virbhadra Singh shifted to Arki and senior leader Vidya Stokes opted out of electoral politics. A former minister in the BJP... Read more
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Narendra Modi-led campaign powered BJP comeback in Himachalwas party affairs in-charge here about two decades ago, knows the political pul
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
was party affairs in-charge here about two decades ago, knows the political pulse of the state. He targeted chief minister Virbhadra Singh on corruption and misgovernance, using innuendo and sarcasm. Modi addressed half-a-dozen well-attended... Read more
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BJP wins Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly electionBJP secured a major win by bagging 44 seats, with the Congress leading on only
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
BJP secured a major win by bagging 44 seats, with the Congress leading on only 21. The “tainted” Congress chief minister, Virbhadra Singh, won from the Arki Assembly constituency. In the 182-strong Gujarat Assembly, the BJP’s failure to touch... Read more
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Virbhadra Singh and Dhumal: A tale of two captains, their wins and lossesPradesh electoral ground is no cricket pitch but the ale of victory and defeat
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
Pradesh electoral ground is no cricket pitch but the ale of victory and defeat is one that Congress’ chief minister Virbhadra Singh and BJP’s Prem Kumar Dhumal will surely identify with. Winning and losing, the two leaders have probably... Read more
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The Indian Express
Voters rejected poison of caste, says PM Modi, calls it a vikas victoryshould have the courage to accept defeat.” Referring indirectly to the corrupt
The Indian Express / Posted 30 days ago
should have the courage to accept defeat.” Referring indirectly to the corruption charges against Congress Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in Himachal Pradesh, Modi said that “if you don’t do development and are embroiled in all wrong acts then... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pain after Himachal gain: Fulfilling promises to be a challenge for new CMfor land acquired for government projects, state governments were given the ind
Business Standard India / Posted 30 days ago
for land acquired for government projects, state governments were given the independence to fix compensation. When the Virbhadra Singh government decided to build a four-lane Nagchala-Kullu-Manali road, this was a problem the project had ran... Read more
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Himachal Elections 2017: Prem Kumar Dhumal’s loss may spell gains for Jagat Prakash Nadda, Jai Ram ThakurShah got a feedback from state party president Satpal Satti that “only an old f
dna / Posted 30 days ago
Shah got a feedback from state party president Satpal Satti that “only an old face like Dhumal can take on Congress CM Virbhadra Singh”. Now that he has lost the election, there are murmurs in the party that Union health minister Jagat Prakash... Read more
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First time in three decades, Himachal to get a fresh face26, while six seats went to Independent candidates. While the Congress won't ac
dna / Posted 30 days ago
26, while six seats went to Independent candidates. While the Congress won't accept that the corruption charges against CM Virbhadra Singh made a big difference, BJP's own lack of confidence in any leader's ability robbed them of quite a few... Read more
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Down 16 seats in vote of caution; bags HimachalPrem Kumar Dhumal lost to his erstwhile aide Rajinder Rana from the Sujanpur co
dna / Posted 30 days ago
Prem Kumar Dhumal lost to his erstwhile aide Rajinder Rana from the Sujanpur constituency. Outgoing chief minister Virbhadra Singh, however, won from Arki while his son Vikramaditya Singh also won. However, while the Saffron party leaders... Read more
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The Hindu
No surprise in the hills: on Himachal Pradesh Assembly electionsretaining power in the hill State. No backing Even the Congress, barring the
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
retaining power in the hill State. No backing Even the Congress, barring the 83-year-old and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who waged a lonely battle, appeared to have given up hope. Congress president Rahul Gandhi spared just a day... Read more
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The Hindu
designate Dhumal loses in Sujanpur, Himachal Pradeshhad quit the Congress on the eve of elections, allegedly because his family had
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
had quit the Congress on the eve of elections, allegedly because his family had been slighted by out-going Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Despite Congress’s poor performance, Mr. Singh won his seat Arki with a comfortable margin of 6,017 votes,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP routs Congress as Himachal Pradesh continues anti-incumbency trendCongress to form the government alternately after every election since 1985. T
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
Congress to form the government alternately after every election since 1985. The Congress, led by six-time chief minister Virbhadra Singh, won 21 seats. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) took one seat and the remaining two went to Independent... Read more
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Himachal Elections 2017: BJP wins close to two-third majority, several top leaders including Dhumal defeatedcandidate Prem Kumar Dhumal, today faced humiliating defeats in the Himachal Pr
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candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal, today faced humiliating defeats in the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh managed to register a win, albeit with a slim margin. The Congress was reduced to just 21 seats in the... Read more
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Himachal Pradesh election results: How BJP CM face Dhumal lost to his protegefew controversies in his political career. He has often been at loggerheads wit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
few controversies in his political career. He has often been at loggerheads with his Congress counterpart and current CM Virbhadra Singh over his governance style. This time, before November when he was made the CM face, Union minister JP Nadda... Read more
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Himachal Elections 2017: Prem Kumar Dhumal leads BJP to emphatic win but loses his seatstate as the common man's representative -- quite unlike his political rival an
dna / Posted 30 days ago
state as the common man's representative -- quite unlike his political rival and outgoing Congress chief minister 'Raja' Virbhadra Singh, who came from an erstwhile kingdom. The gentle, soft-spoken and humble man from the lower hills has risen... Read more
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Business Standard India
Himachal verdict: BJP's CM candidate Dhumal loses to disciple Rajinder Ranain his political career. He has often been at loggerheads with his Congress cou
Business Standard India / Posted 30 days ago
in his political career. He has often been at loggerheads with his Congress counterpart and current Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, over his governance style. In 2007, Suresh Chandel, a BJP MP and a close aide of Dhumal, and six other... Read more
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Himachal Elections 2017: From PM Modi to Virbhadra Singh, who said what after BJP's thumping winSingh Rana by about 3,500 votes, Satti was defeated in Una by Satpal Singh Raiz
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Singh Rana by about 3,500 votes, Satti was defeated in Una by Satpal Singh Raizada by over 3,000 votes. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh won from Arki and Shimla(Rural) respectively. Here is how local and national... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Himachal election results: 5 reasons why the Congress lost to the BJPget much traction The Congress made the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demon
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get much traction The Congress made the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation its central planks. While CM Virbhadra Singh focused on development initiatives he undertook, the emphasis of most Central leaders, including Rahul... Read more
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Defeat in victory: Humble Dhumal, BJP’s Himachal CM face, losesstate as the common man’s representative -- quite unlike his political rival an
Hindustantimes.com / Posted a month ago
state as the common man’s representative -- quite unlike his political rival and outgoing Congress chief minister ‘Raja’ Virbhadra Singh, who came from an erstwhile kingdom. The gentle, soft-spoken and humble man from the lower hills has risen... Read more
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Himachal Elections: After PK Dhumal's loss, Jairam Thakur summoned to Delhi; likely to be CMLal Markanda of BJP defeated Ravi Thakur of Congress by more than 1500 votes.
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Lal Markanda of BJP defeated Ravi Thakur of Congress by more than 1500 votes. Congress veteran and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh are leading from Arki and Shimla (Rural) respectively. Since the past 24... Read more
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The Hindu
Analysis: how BJP got back Himachal Pradeshstrong lead in the campaign.Divided house Compared to this the Congress remain
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
strong lead in the campaign.Divided house Compared to this the Congress remained a divided house as the relations between Virbhadra Singh, head of the congress government and Thakur Sukhwinder Singh, the organisational head, remained strained. The... Read more
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Himachal Pradesh election result: Virbhadra Singh accepts Congress’ defeatHimachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the Congress
Hindustantimes.com / Posted a month ago
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the Congress party’s defeat in the state assembly elections. “I own responsibility for my party’s defeat,” he told reporters here. He was categorical in accepting the mandate by... Read more
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The Hindu
Sitting Ministers win in Gujarat, lose in Himachal PradeshRavi Ambaliya of the Congress by a margin of over 25,000 votes. Losses in Hima
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
Ravi Ambaliya of the Congress by a margin of over 25,000 votes. Losses in Himachal In Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is leading in the Arki constituency with a slim margin. The Congress leader got just over 28,000 votes,... Read more
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Himachal Assembly Election 2017: What cost Congress the electionswas the main focus of the BJP campaign with the party training its guns at Hima
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was the main focus of the BJP campaign with the party training its guns at Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. In 2015, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed a disproportionate assets case against Singh... Read more
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Himachal Elections: BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal trailing; who will be chief minister?Lal Markanda of BJP defeated Ravi Thakur of Congress by more than 1500 votes.
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Lal Markanda of BJP defeated Ravi Thakur of Congress by more than 1500 votes. Congress veteran and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh are leading from Arki and Shimla (Rural) respectively. Since the past 24... Read more
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Himachal Election: Here's a status of key candidates - Virbhadra Singh, Prem Kumar Dhumal, Anil Sharma and othersSecretaries (CPS) contested the poll along with a dozen former ministers. Cong
dna / Posted a month ago
Secretaries (CPS) contested the poll along with a dozen former ministers. Congress veteran and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh are leading from Arki and Shimla(Rural) respectively. Prem Kumar Dhumal,... Read more
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The Hindu
First win declared by Election Commission in Himachal Pradesh(Marxist) was leading in one seat while Independents were leading in two. Cong
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
(Marxist) was leading in one seat while Independents were leading in two. Congress veteran and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh are leading from Arki and Shimla(Rural) respectively, according to early... Read more
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