Back in action to recover lost ground, Thakur has decided to give a fresh push to his flagship project – the Mandi greenfield airport.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur said he and the BJP will beat the 'anti-incumbency' charge, even as Congress maintained high hopes.
Anurag Thakur, Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal to amplify BJP campaign for Himachal bypolls.
Brigadier Khushal Thakur, 65, is a decorated army officer, who is currently chairperson of HP Ex-Servicemen Corporation. He hails from Kullu and had been a contender for the BJP ticket since 2014.
‘The ticket for the Mandi parliamentary constituency will go to a party worker, not any celebrity figure,’ Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.
The by-elections to Mandi Lok Sabha seat and three other assembly constituencies ,are slated for October 30 and will be an acid test for Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who hails from Mandi.
If the BJP faces any anti-incumbency wave during the bypoll, it can overturn the ruling party’s applecart and damage its prospects in the 2022 assembly polls.
Addressing the media, Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur called speculation of a change in leadership in the state completely baseless. The statement came after he visited Delhi on Tuesday, the second time in a month, to meet President Ram Nath Kovind and senior party leaders.
The incident happened at a ‘Jan Manch’ -- a flagship public outreach programme initiative of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur-- on the day it was revived after a 11-month break due to Covid-19 pandemic
The BJP seems to be making a new experiment in Himachal Pradesh.
The total number of active Covid cases in Himachal Pradesh has risen to 2,733 in the past 24 hours.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur announces benefits worth Rs 450 crore for four lakh employees and pensioners.
The wreckage of the HRTC bus was traced but no trace of the missing Bolero has been found so far.
The officials have said that 15 persons are still feared buried under the debris.
Schools in Himachal Pradesh opened only on August 2. But with a sudden surge in Covid cases, including those reported among children, the Jairam Thakur government has taken a quick call to shut them again.
The amount was announced by HP CM Jai Ram himself in reply to a question from another legislator inside the state’s assembly.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur has called a special cabinet meeting today in view of the rising cases of Covid-19 in the state.
Video footage of the incident had gone viral in June, prompting Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur to take action against the officers involved including his PSO.
MP's from Kerala stage a protest at Parliament during the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Congress Party leaders Rahul Gandhi, KC Venugopal and Deepender Singh Hooda after attending the General Body Meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP), at Parliament House, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
A mummy from 800-1200 AD is displayed at San Marcos University in Lima, Peru. According to archeologists, the mummy was buried with its hands covering its face and wrapped with rope in Cajamarquilla, near Peru's...Photo by AP/PTI
In this image provided by The White House, President Joe Biden speaks as he meets virtually via a secure video conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin from the Situation Room at the White House in Washington....Photo by AP/PTI
Brugge's Hans Vanaken, left, challenges for the ball with PSG's Idrissa Gueye during the Champions League Group A soccer match between PSG and Club Brugge at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.Photo by AP/PTI
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.