Murli Manohar Joshi to head Estimates Committee, Shanta Kumar is COPU chief

BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi, who headed the key Public Accounts Committee, has been appointed as chairman of Estimates Committee of Parliament.

Vigilance to probe land transfer allegations against ex-HP CM

The Himachal Pradesh vigilance department would probe the alleged irregularities in land transfer to Vivekanad Trust during the tenure of BJP leader Shanta Kumar as chief minister, a state minister said today.

Shanta Kumar enters fray, nominations in 8th phase end Saturday

Former Himachal Chief Minister Shanta Kumar and PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig were among the candidates who filed nominations today for the last two phases of Lok Sabha polls.

Shanta Kumar among 6 candidates to file nominations

Former Chief Minister Shanta Kumar was among six candidates who filed their papers for Himachal Pradesh`s four Lok Sabha seats on the penultimate day of filing of nominations Friday.

Shanta Kumar files nomination for Kangra Lok Sabha seat

Senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar slammed Congress for its lack of interest in pursuing the issue of black money stashed abroad.

Modi wave stronger than Janta wave of 1977: Shanta Kumar

Veteran BJP leader Shanta Kumar on Tuesday said that "Modi wave, sweeping the country" was stronger than Janta party wave of 1977 and claimed that NDA`s march to power was unstoppable.

Shanta Kumar not a super leader: Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday attacked stalwart BJP leader and Kangra candidate for Lok Sabha polls Shanta Kumar, saying he was not a "super leader" and had been defeated earlier.

Shanta Kumar questions delay in banning onion export

Expressing concern over the delay in banning onion exports, BJP leader Shanta Kumar on Wednesday charged the Centre with being more "interested in profits earned by exporters".

Poverty responsible for Naxalism: BJP leader

Senior BJP leader and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Shanta Kumar on Thursday said that poverty, illiteracy and unemployment were behind the rise in Naxalism in the country and held the UPA`s policy responsible for it.

Narendra Modi comfortable in first big outing, invokes Vajpayee

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi`s first major public outing as national-level leader of BJP may have been given miss by party`s top brass but he surely did not show any signs of being uncomfortable.

BJP concedes defeat in HP polls

BJP on Thursday conceded defeat in Himachal Pradesh with senior leader Shanta Kumar saying that the party accepted the poll verdict.

Shanta Kumar defends Nitin Gadkari

BJP National Vice President Shanta Kumar on Friday came out in defence of BJP president Nitin Gadkari claiming UPA leaders allegedly involved in mega scams were making baseless allegations to tarnish his image.

Doors will be shut on rebels for ever: Shanta Kumar

Shanta Kumar on Monday warned party rebels that the party`s doors would be shut for them for ever if they contest against official candidates.

`Shanta Kr, Dhumal can provide details of Priyanka`s property`

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.

Shanta for `apolitical and competent` person as President

Shanta Kumar on Thursday strongly pleaded for unanimous election of the next President and said that the President should be an "apolitical and highly competent" person.

BJP was soft on Bangaru: Shanta Kumar

Had BJP acted well in time, it would not have to face the embarrassment of one of its leaders being convicted in a bribery case, party leader said.

BJP justifies fielding new faces for Punjab polls

BJP vice president Shanta Kumar
said the party`s decision of fielding new faces for the Punjab assembly polls will prove to be a success.

Resign without further delay: Shanta advises Yeddy

BJP National Vice President
Shanta Kumar, who had put the party leadership in a fix by
demanding replacement of Karnataka chief minister B S
Yeddyurappa, on Saturday advised the latter to abide by the party`s
decision.

Shanta replaced by Pradhan as BJP incharge in Karnataka

BJP sources said Shanta Kumar, who was shifted to
Punjab, had not taken any active interest in party affairs
in Karnataka.