Prem Kumar Dhumal

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  • Shanta Kumar emerges as 'graceful elder'

    Shanta Kumar emerges as 'graceful elder'

    The former BJP chief minister, 84-year-old Shanta Kumar has emerged as a ‘graceful elder’ following the sudden turn of events that succeeded the Himachal poll results on 18 December. Kumar, a reluctant visitor to the state capital during the previous......

    December 28, 2017
  • Himachal: A golden opportunity for veteran Shanta to assert!

    Himachal: A golden opportunity for veteran Shanta to assert!

    Call it a ‘golden’ opportunity to assert, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief minister (CM), Shanta Kumar, 84, emerged as a ‘graceful elder’ in the sudden turn of events after poll results on 18 December. Shanta, who was a reluctant......

    December 28, 2017
  • Jai Ram Thakur has risen step by step, albeit unknowingly

    Jai Ram Thakur has risen step by step, albeit unknowingly

    It’s not luck alone… It has been a silent journey from struggle to success and he has risen to the top step by step, albeit unknowingly. That’s why when in a sudden twist of fortune, five-time MLA in a row,......

    December 26, 2017
  • Himachal: No tired, retired officials in BJP govt, says Jai Ram Thakur

    Himachal: No tired, retired officials in BJP govt, says Jai Ram Thakur

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister-designate, Jai Ram Thakur, on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government was against accommodating ‘retired and tired’ officials. In an interaction with media persons, Thakur, who will take oath as 13th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 27......

    December 25, 2017
  • Jai Ram Thakur's elevation: Beginning of new era for BJP, HP

    Jai Ram Thakur's elevation: Beginning of new era for BJP, HP

    Elevation of five-time MLA and former minister, Jai Ram Thakur, 52, as the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister on 27 December is seen as the beginning of a new era for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as the hill state. In BJP,......

    December 25, 2017
  • Himachal: Dhumal’s hard luck became Jai Ram Thakur’s good luck!  

    Himachal: Dhumal’s hard luck became Jai Ram Thakur’s good luck!  

    Hard luck of Prem Kumar Dhumal, 73, Bharatiya Janata Party's CM face for 2017 Assembly polls, paved the way for the rise of Jai Ram Thakur, who is now set to become the 13th CM of Himachal Pradesh. After much confusion in......

    December 24, 2017
  • From student leader to CM: Jai Ram Thakur summits hill state

    From student leader to CM: Jai Ram Thakur summits hill state

    Legislator from Seraj constituency of Mandi district, Jai Ram Thakur, 52, has taken oath as the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh. ALSO READ: Jai Ram Thakur is the new Himachal Chief Minister, says BJP The defeat of the BJP's chief ministerial......

    December 24, 2017
  • BJP high command yet to clear air on Himachal CM

    BJP high command yet to clear air on Himachal CM

    Faced with confusion after the defeat of its Chief Ministerial face, Prem Kumar Dhumal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may clear the air on the Himachal Pradesh CM in a meeting of MLAs on Sunday. Central observer, Union ministers Nirmala......

    December 23, 2017
  • No decision yet on Himachal CM, observers return to Delhi

    No decision yet on Himachal CM, observers return to Delhi

    Central observers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Union Ministers, Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar went back to Delhi on Friday after sensing the mood of party MLAs, state BJP’s core committee on Chief Minister’s choice. The team, which included the party incharge for......

    December 22, 2017
  • Himachal: For him, victory against Dhumal was not ‘unexpected’

    Himachal: For him, victory against Dhumal was not ‘unexpected’

    The defeat of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief minister and party’s CM face in Himachal Pradesh, Prem Kumar Dhumal in 2017 Assembly polls comes as a surprise, especially as BJP has made a strong come back in the hill......

    December 22, 2017
  • BJP yet to finalise Himachal CM, Central Observers reach Shimla

    BJP yet to finalise Himachal CM, Central Observers reach Shimla

    Three days after the Assembly poll results were declared on 18 December in Himachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is yet to finalise the Chief Minister. Central Observers, Union ministers, Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar and party incharge......

    December 21, 2017
  • Race for new Himachal CM: BJP high ups tight-lipped over names

    Race for new Himachal CM: BJP high ups tight-lipped over names

    The BharatiyaJanata Party (BJP) may take some time to decide on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, although lobbying is on for the top post. Sources said the Central Parliamentary Board is likely to finalise the name of the CM in Delhi,......

    December 21, 2017
  • Nadda, Thakur frontrunners for Himachal CM's post, Dhumal not ruled out

    Nadda, Thakur frontrunners for Himachal CM's post, Dhumal not ruled out

    The suspense over choosing the Chief Minister in Himachal Pradesh mounted on Tuesday with some names -- including five-time MLA Jairam Thakur and union minister J.P. Nadda -- doing the rounds and defeated chief ministerial face Prem Kumar Dhumal also......

    December 20, 2017