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No 75-year age bar for BJP candidates for Lok Sabha election; Advani, Joshi may contest

The age bar of 75 would continue to hold for party and government positions.

Mar 10, 2019, 08:37 AM IST

Narendra Modi in Himachal Pradesh's Palampur: Corruption only identity of Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Palampur district

Nov 05, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Dalai Lama deserves Bharat Ratna, says ex-Himachal CM

The Dalai Lama fled to India in 1959 after fleeing a Chinese crackdown in Lhasa.

Nov 02, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Panel discussion on Kirti Azad's suspension- Part II

The four BJP elders who pulled up the party leadership last month over the defeat in Bihar assembly elections, have decided to intervene in the Arun Jaitley vs Kirti Azad controversy which has hit

Dec 24, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Panel discussion on Kirti Azad's suspension

BJP veterans L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Shanta Kumar and Yashwant Sinha, who had virtually revolted after Bihar poll debacle, on Thursday met here to discuss the suspension of MP Kirti Azad a

Dec 24, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Bihar debacle: BJP issues statement after veterans' revolt, recalls 'success' under Modi's leadership

The BJP statement said that obviously, all party members are concerned with the results of Bihar elections.

Nov 10, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

DNA: BJP's veteran ministers conduct meeting to discuss the party's way of working

BJP's veteran ministers conduct a meeting in Murli Manohar Joshi 's house to discuss the party's way of working.

Nov 10, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

BJP old guards hold leadership responsible for Bihar debacle, say no lesson learnt from Delhi fiasco

Exerting pressure on the party top brass including PM Modi, Shah, BJP stalwarts have issued statements over Bihar polls.

Nov 10, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

HP CM failed to attract investors for HP tourism industry: BJP

BJP leader Shanta Kumar today hit out at Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for "failing to attract investors for tourism industry" in the state.

Oct 07, 2015, 01:33 AM IST

Made no allegations on Shanta Kumar, Kalia clarifies

 Senior BJP leader from Punjab, Manoranjan Kalia today said that he had not made any allegations against party veteran Shanta Kumar, but had only asked some questions from him.

Jul 26, 2015, 02:46 AM IST

Most BJP leaders supported when I raised issues: Shanta Kumar

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shanta Kumar has said that most of the party leaders "were with me" on the issue of Vyapam and Sushma Swaraj-Vasundhara Raje episodes.

Jul 23, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

BJP bypasses concern raised by Shanta Kumar

BJP on Wednesday dismissed the concern voiced by Shanta Kumar over graft charges against its Union ministers and chief ministers, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking MPs to strongly counter the opposition and party chief Amit Shah asserting that they have done no wrong.

Jul 22, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Shanta Kumar's concern on Vyapam scam unnecessary: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the concern expressed by senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar on the opposition's Vyapam scam allegations without knowing the reality was unnecessary.

Jul 22, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

BJP snubs Shanta Kumar over his 'mann ki baat'

The BJP on Tuesday snubbed party veteran Shanta Kumar over his demand for a 'Lokpal' in the party to tackle the cases of corruption like Vyapam but the former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister maintained that he had only stated his "Mann ki baat" (feelings of his heart).

Jul 21, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

BJP's Shanta Kumar drops letter bomb, demands 'Lokpal' in party; asked to 'observe restraint'

As the Narendra Modi government prepares itself for the Opposition onslaught on it over 'Lalitgate' and the Vyapam scam issue, BJP veteran from Himachal Pradesh Shanta Kumar has dropped a letter bomb demanding a Lokpal in the party to tackle the cases of corruption.

Jul 21, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

Enhance MPLAD Fund instead of hiking MPs' pay: Shanta Kumar

Opposing the proposal to hike salaries of parliamentarians, BJP's Shanta Kumar on Monday said the government should instead enhance MP Local Areas Development Fund.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:50 AM IST

Advani likely to attend Shanta Kumar's Yoga event in Palampur

Senior BJP leader LK Advani is likely to be the guest of honour at the International Yoga Day function in Palampur being organised by 'Kaya Kalp', headed by former BJP chief minister Shanta Kumar.

Jun 15, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

BJP forms 6 committees for implementation of party programmes

Himachal BJP president Satpal Singh Satti on Saturday constituted six high level Committees for smooth and effective implementation of party programmes.

Jun 06, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Food Security Act: BJP wanted to oppose but feared backlash

When the UPA government brought Food Security Bill, BJP had felt that the coverage of 67 per cent population under it was too high but did not oppose then because of the fear of being branded "anti-poor", a senior party leader said here on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

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.

Aug 22, 2014, 17:38 PM IST