Articles tagged under: Himachal Pradesh
May 19, 2018
Shimla: At least 20 tourists from Gujarat are injured this morning when a luxury tourist bus GJ 18 AZ 4671 (of Gandhinagar registration) carrying 41 persons turned turtle at Mangrot on Bilaspur-Shimla Highway, about 80 km from Shimnla, on way to Manali. The accident reportedly took place due to over speeding and two cars parked on the roadside were also damaged, police said.Around 16 people were injured in the mishap and were admitted to the civil hospital in Bilaspur. Most of them including ha...Read More
December 24, 2017
Shimla: Five-time BJP MLA Jairam Thakur will be the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh after he was elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party on Sunday
The decision was taken at a meeting of BJP MLAs. Thakur's name was proposed by Suresh Bharadwaj and Mahender Singh and seconded by other members
While former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal had last night opted out of the race, Thakur, a MLA from Seraj in Mandi district, and Union minister J P Nadda were the frontrunners for t...Read More
December 18, 2017
Ahmedabad/Shimla: The BJP won the Gujarat assembly polls for a record sixth straight victory today, and was set to evict the Congress in Himachal Pradesh, tightening the party's grip over the country's politics with general elections only 18 months away.
The Gujarat results turned out to be a seesaw, with BJP and Congress running neck and neck in the morning. At midday, BJP pulled ahead, and by 6.30 p.m., it had won 95 seats while leading in four seats in the 182-member assembly.
The resul...Read More
October 31, 2017
Solan (HP): BJP president Amit Shah today named former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming assembly polls.
Shah made the announcement at a public meeting, putting to rest speculation over the party's choice for the top post.
"The BJP is going to fight the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls under the leadership of Prem Kumar Dhumal...Dhumal is currently a former CM but after December 18, he will be the new chief minister of...Read More
June 18, 2017
New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah said BJP's victory in the Himachal Pradesh civic polls is "historic" and said the result reflects the mood of the state and trust of its people in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's politics of development.
Himachal Pradesh is going to witness general election of assembly later this year.
Shah congratulated BJP's state unit chief Satpal Singh Satti and all the party workers for civic poll victory.
The BJP today emerged as the single largest party, winning...Read More
April 27, 2017
Shimla: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched UDAN – the Regional Connectivity Scheme for civil aviation, from Shimla Airport. Under this scheme, flights have begun today from Shimla, Nanded and Kadapa Airports.
The Prime Minister also unveiled an e-plaque to mark the laying of Foundation Stone of a Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.
The Prime Minister addressed the gathering at Shimla Airport, and also at Nanded and Kadapa via video link....Read More
October 18, 2016
New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated to the nation three hydro-electric projects (HEPs) with a generating capacity of 1,732 MW in Himachal Pradesh.
All the three power projects -- Koldam HEP (4x200 MW) of NTPC, Parbati HEP Stage-III (4x130 MW) of NHPC and Rampur HEP (6x68.67 MW) of SJVN -- are equipped with generating equipment supplied and commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), state-owned BHEL said in a statement today.
Himachal Pradesh Governor Ac...Read More
October 05, 2016
Shimla:Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Himachal Pradesh on October 18 and address two rallies at Nahan and Mandi.
The state BJP executive which concluded its three-day meeting at Una today, constituted a committee to make preparations for the rallies to be held in Shimla and Mandi Parliamentary constituencies.
The meeting asked the charge-sheet committee to finalise the charge-sheet against Congress government positively by December 15 so that it could be submitted to Gov...Read More
February 16, 2014
Ahmedabad, 16 February 2014
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi will today afternoon address a mega rally in Himachal Pradesh. Presented here is live webcast of the rally.
October 29, 2012
Ahmedabad, 29 October 2012
Delivering a hard hitting speech on Monday 29th October 2012 Shri Narendra Modi launched a massive attack on the UPA on various issues ranging form price rise, misusing the CBI to rewarding those Ministers who are non performers or face serious allegations. Shri Modi was speaking at a large public meeting in Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, which is going to the polls in the beginning of November. Large number of people gathered at the occasion and vehem...Read More
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