Himachal Pradesh News

Himachal cabinet to have old, new faces

Himachal cabinet to have old, new faces

An indication in this regard was given by Thakur himself.

Dec 25, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Governor invites Jai Ram Thakur to form government in Himachal

Governor invites Jai Ram Thakur to form government in Himachal

Governor Devvrat today invited Chief Minister designate Jai Ram Thakur to form the government in Himachal Pradesh, a Raj Bhawan release said.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
BJP picks Jairam Thakur as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

BJP picks Jairam Thakur as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

Jairam Thakur was in a close race with JP Nadda for the CM post in Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 24, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Who will be next Himachal CM? BJP high command to decide today

Who will be next Himachal CM? BJP high command to decide today

The BJP legislative party is expected to meet at 12.30 pm today to declare the new CM's name.

Dec 24, 2017, 07:12 AM IST
Who will be the next CM of Himachal Pradesh? BJP to decide on Sunday

Who will be the next CM of Himachal Pradesh? BJP to decide on Sunday

Several names, including those of Union Health Minister JP Nadda and five-time legislator Jairam Thakur have been doing the rounds for the post of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister.

Dec 23, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Cold wave conditions continue in Himachal Pradesh

Cold wave conditions continue in Himachal Pradesh

The MeT office has forecast rains and snowfall in the higher hills on December 23 and 24 and dry weather conditions in the state over the next six days.  

Dec 22, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Who will be Himachal CM? Political climate heats up as Dhumal supporters resort to sloganeering

Who will be Himachal CM? Political climate heats up as Dhumal supporters resort to sloganeering

The supporters of Dhumal, who lost from Sujanpur seat, shouted slogans in his support outside the venue of BJP Core Committee meeting in Shimla.

Dec 22, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
BJP MLA Jairam Thakur frontrunner for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister's post

BJP MLA Jairam Thakur frontrunner for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister's post

The shock defeat of the party's chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal, who has been the state's chief minister for two full terms, opened up the race for the top post, bringing Union minister

Dec 21, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
Who will be next Himachal Pradesh CM? BJP central observers to arrive in Shimla today

Who will be next Himachal Pradesh CM? BJP central observers to arrive in Shimla today

BJP central observers Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar will hold discussions with newly-elected party MLAs in Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 21, 2017, 06:55 AM IST
At BJP's parliamentary meet today, CM faces of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh on agenda

At BJP's parliamentary meet today, CM faces of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh on agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah to address party cadres at the meet

Dec 20, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh submits resignation after BJP wins Assembly polls

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh submits resignation after BJP wins Assembly polls

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhavan and tendered his resignation. Along with his own, he also submitted the resignation of his

Dec 19, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Race for Himachal CM heats up; JP Nadda, Jairam Thakur frontrunners, BJP high command to take a call

Race for Himachal CM heats up; JP Nadda, Jairam Thakur frontrunners, BJP high command to take a call

Newly-elected BJP MLA Jairam Thakur, who is one of the chief ministerial candidates for Himachal Pradesh, has said that he will abide by the decision taken by the central leadership of the party.

Dec 19, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
BJP wins Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections; Congress sees ray of hope in result

BJP wins Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections; Congress sees ray of hope in result

Both parties had positive takeaways from the elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 19, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: NOTA gets more votes than national party BSP

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: NOTA gets more votes than national party BSP

The NOTA option enables a voter to officially and secretly register a vote of rejection of all contesting candidates.

Dec 18, 2017, 21:54 PM IST
JP Nadda, Jai Ram Thakur frontrunners in BJP race for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

JP Nadda, Jai Ram Thakur frontrunners in BJP race for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

The indications came after a meeting of the BJP's parliamentary board on Monday evening.

Dec 18, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
In BJP's epic triumph in Himachal, veteran Prem Kumar Dhumal hunts for solace

In BJP's epic triumph in Himachal, veteran Prem Kumar Dhumal hunts for solace

A two-time former Chief Minister, Prem Kumar Dhumal lost to Rajender Rana -  a man Dhumal had mentored off sorts and who had won from Sujanpur as an independent but sided with Congress for 2017 state

Dec 18, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
BJP ousts Congress in Himachal Pradesh

BJP ousts Congress in Himachal Pradesh

The BJP was set on Monday to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh from the Congress, winning 19 seats and leading in 25 in hard-fought Assembly elections, although its two top leaders were worsted in the

Dec 18, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
Fought anger with dignity, says Rahul Gandhi as Congress claims 'we are a force in Gujarat'

Fought anger with dignity, says Rahul Gandhi as Congress claims 'we are a force in Gujarat'

He also praised Congress workers for fighting the election with 'decency and courage'.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
BJP sure to win in 2019, you prepare for 2024: Yogi Adityanath's dig at Congress after Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election victories

BJP sure to win in 2019, you prepare for 2024: Yogi Adityanath's dig at Congress after Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election victories

Adityanath said the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh results show support for the Centre's policies.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
BJP poised to take power in Himachal, wins 4 seats so far

BJP poised to take power in Himachal, wins 4 seats so far

The BJP was set to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh with its candidates on a victory lap in 36 of the 68 seats in the Assembly elections on Monday. The party has won four of the seven declared seats

Dec 18, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

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