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Our government will run for 5 years: CM Sukhu amid political crisis in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 9:55:48 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu exuded confidence on Friday that his government will run for 5 years.... read..
 

Himachal: Chief Minister Sukhu dedicates projects worth more than Rs 88 crore in Kasauli

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 7:56:03 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu dedicated projects worth Rs 88.78 crore in Kasauli assembly segment of Solan district on Friday.... read..
 

Had a discussion with Vikramaditya Singh, he tried to influence other MLAs: Himachal CM Sukhu

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 6:55:43 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in Himachal Pradesh, especially over Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh's resignation, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said he had a discussion with the rebel Congress leader during the cabinet meeting on Thursday following wh... read..
 

"Observer ke bolne se kya hota hai?" Himachal Congress Chief Pratibha Singh keeps CM Sukhu on tenterhooks

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 3:55:04 PM IST
Reacting to the Congress Observers' statement that CM Sukhu will continue for 5 years, Himachal Pradesh Congress president Pratibha Singh asserted that "Observer ke bolne se kya hota hai', it is the people who will decide what will happen in the future."... read..
 

"No bigger joke than this..." Himachal LoP criticises Sukhvinder Sukhu for inviting back disqualified MLAs

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 1:55:46 PM IST
Amid mega political turmoil in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur shrugged his shoulders about the current state of affairs and claimed that whatever is happening, is the sole responsibility of the Congress.... read..
 

"BJP's work is better than Congress": Himachal Pradesh party chief Pratibha Singh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 12:55:08 PM IST
Amid the political uncertainty in Himachal Pradesh, state Congress chief Pratibha Singh on Friday asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party's work is better than that of the grand old party.... read..
 

Himachal Pradesh: Newly appointed State Finance Commission chairman pays courtesy visit to CM Sukhu

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 10:55:33 PM IST
Newly appointed Chairman of 7th State Finance Commission (SFC) Nand Lal paid a courtsey call on Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla today.... read..
 

Congress has no right to stay in power: Himachal BJP state president Rajeev Bindal

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 4:56:44 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajeev Bindal said on Thursday that the Congress has no right to stay in power after the party lost the Rajya Sabha election despite having a majority in the state assembly.... read..
 

Vikramaditya's remarks his opinion, all MLAs are with CM Sukhu: Congress leader RS Bali

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 12:25:03 AM IST
After state minister Vikramaditya Singh resigned as PWD minister, Congress leader Raghubir Singh Bali said on Wednesday that the decision taken by the former was because of differences of opinion rather than any disagreement.... read..
 

"Decision to be taken by Speaker": Parliamentary Affairs Minister on petition to disqualify six rebel MLAs

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 3:56:31 AM IST
As the Congress faced a fresh political crisis in Himachal Pradesh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Harshwardhan Chauhan said on Wednesday that they have filed a petition against the six Congress MLAs who cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha election, and the de... read..
 

Himachal CM Sukhu calls 'breakfast meeting' of all Congress MLAs in Shimla

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 10:55:00 AM IST
Ahead of the Assembly session, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has called a 'breakfast meeting' of all Congress MLAs on Thursday in Shimla.... read..
 

Himachal Speaker likely to pronounce order on future of six defected Congress MLAs

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 10:55:14 AM IST
The Speaker of Himachal Pradesh Assembly Kuldeep Singh Pathania is likely to pronounce the order on the future of six rebel Congress MLAs on Thursday who cross voted in the Rajya Sabha polls.... read..
 

Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh keeps party guessing, says wont press on resignation but stays away from CM breakfast meet

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 2:54:57 PM IST
Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh who on Wednesday took back his resignation as a minister in the state continues to keep the Congress top brass guessing.... read..
 

"Natural for MLAs to be upset": Himachal Congress chief Pratibha Singh takes dig at CM Sukhu

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh | February 29, 2024 4:56:47 PM IST
Even as Himachal Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu held a breakfast meeting with MLAs to deal with the crisis facing his government, the state Congress president Pratibha Singh and her MLA son Vikramaditya Singh continued to exert pressure on him, say... read..
 

Congress observers recommend keeping Sukhu as Himachal CM till LS polls, say sources

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 4:57:26 PM IST
The Congress observers appointed to address the crisis in Himachal Pradesh recommended maintaining Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu as Chief Minister till the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, sources said on Thursday.... read..
 

"All issues sorted out, this government will stay for five years": DK Shivakumar on Himachal Pradesh political crisis

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 5:55:01 PM IST
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar who was appointed as an observer for the Himachal Pradesh political crisis said on Thursday that all is well and the government will complete its five-year tenure.... read..
 

"Govt to stay..., co-ordination committee to be formed between party and Himachal govt": Congress

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 6:54:28 PM IST
Congress observer DK Shivakumar on Thursday averted the crisis in Himachal, saying that Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu government will stay and all the MLAs want Congress government for 5 years, adding that a six-member coordination Committtee is being setup betw... read..
 

"Safe for now but...": Himachal LoP Jairam Thakur after Congress govt staves off crisis

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 8:56:07 PM IST
As the Congress national observers brokered in a truce in Himachal amid fears of a churn at the helm, Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur on Thursday said the ruling party may have saved the government for now but the chances of survival in the coming days... read..
 

Six Congress MLAs who cross-voted for BJP disqualified from Himachal Assembly

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 12:56:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania disqualified the six Congress MLAs on Thursday who cross voted in the Rajya Sabha polls.... read..
 

Chaos in Himachal Assembly, MLAs protest, marshals called in; BJP says Government in minority

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 2:26:25 PM IST
Chaos prevails in the Himachal Assembly after the speaker suspended 15 MLAs from the house for allegedly disruting proceedings. The suspended MLAs have however refused to move from the house and some of them have staged a sit-in. Reports say marshals were... read..
 

Himachal CM Sukhvinder Sukhu refutes resignation reports, says will prove majority in house

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 3:27:14 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday refuted the reports of him resigning from the post, saying that he has not tendered his resignation and will prove the majority in the House.... read..
 

Congress appoints Bhupinder Hooda, DK Shivakumar as observers for Himachal Pradesh crisis

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 6:25:18 AM IST
Hours after Congress nominee for Rajya Sabha polls, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, lost the poll and BJP candidate Harsh Mahajan won the lone seat, the grand old party's top leadership has now deployed senior leaders Bhupinder Singh Hooda and DK Shivakumar to add... read..
 

Himachal BJP meets Governor, Jairam Thakur says CM Sukhu has lost right to stay in power

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 9:26:15 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur on Wednesday said that the state government has lost the 'moral right to stay in power' as a high drama unfolded in the state a day before after the BJP pulled off an upset by defeating the Congress's Ab... read..
 

'Game changer' BJP will form government in Himachal very soon: Harsh Mahajan

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 11:26:40 AM IST
Harsh Mahajan, the BJP leader who won the lone Rajya Sabha seat of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday claimed that his party is going to form government in the state by ousting the ruling Congress on the ground of 'lacking majority' in the house.... read..
 

Himachal Pradesh: Congress rebel MLAs head to Shimla from Haryana

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 11:26:58 AM IST
Six Congress Himachal Pradesh's legislators who cross voted in Rajya Sabha elections on Tuesday and were staying at a hotel in Haryana left for Shimla for the Budget Session of the state assembly on Wednesday.... read..
 

Chaos in Himachal Pradesh Assembly; Speaker suspends 15 BJP MLAs

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 1:25:39 PM IST
As many as 15 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs of Himachal Pradesh were suspended from the House by Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania on Wednesday allegedly for creating ruckus in his chamber.... read..
 

"Won't press my resignation until...": Congress leader Vikramaditya Singh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 11:26:02 PM IST
In a measure of relief to the ruling Congress amid fears of a churn at the helm following the cross-voting by 6 Congress MLAs during the Rajya Sabha polls in Himachal on Tuesday, state minister Vikramaditya Singh on Wednesday said he would not press his r... read..
 

"Attempt from some quarters to humiliate me... MLAs were overlooked": Vikramaditya Singh on political crisis in Himachal

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 6:25:53 PM IST
Congress leader Vikramaditya Singh, who resigned as PWD minister in the Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu government on Wednesday, a day after the party lost the Rajya Sabha election, alleged that MLAs had been overlooked and attempts were made to stifle their voice... read..
 

Conspiracy to topple government in Himachal has failed: Chief Minister Sukhu

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 6:26:00 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that the conspiracy by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to bring down the Congress government in the hill state has failed.... read..
 

"A ploy to pass budget, save Congress govt": Himachal LoP Jairam Thakur after 15 BJP MLAs suspended

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 8:25:48 PM IST
After 15 BJP MLAs were suspended from the Assembly by Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania for allegedly creating a ruckus in the House, the Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur on Wednesday alleged that the move was part of a ploy to pass the budget and save the... read..
 

"Majority is still with Congress": Himachal Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 8:25:59 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania said on Wednesday that the Parliamentary Affairs Minister has filed a petition against the six Congress MLAs who cross voted in the Rajya Sabha polls, adding that the majority is still with the Cong... read..
 

"We believe in forgiveness, not revenge": CM Sukhu takes conciliatory tone amid turmoil

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 10:25:48 PM IST
Amid the political turmoil in Himachal Pradesh after cross-voting by six Congress MLAs during polling for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from the state on Tuesday, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday said all fellow party leaders were like his y... read..
 

Himachal Pradesh Minister Vikramaditya Singh steps down

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 12:25:52 PM IST
In fresh trouble for the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh, Vikramaditya Singh, a state minister and the son of the former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday stepped down from his position.... read..
 

Congress govt in Himachal hangs in the balance after RS polls; Priyanka Gandhi accused BJP of 'horse-trading, crushing rights of people'

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 4:26:30 PM IST
Cross-voting by six Himachal Pradesh's Congress MLAs for the lone Rajya Sabha seat and the resignation of Vikramaditya Singh from the council of ministers have deepened the crisis for Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu-led Congress government in the hi... read..
 

CM Sukhu-led Congress government may topple in Himachal, claims BJP's Jairam Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 5:55:43 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jairam Thakur on Tuesday claimed that the Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu-led Congress government is in a minority in the state.... read..
 

Whip is not issued for Rajya Sabha elections, says Himachal LoP Jairam Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 12:25:47 AM IST
In reaction to the Congress issuing a whip on Tuesday ahead of the Rajya Sabha election, Himachal Pradesh Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jairam Thakur said that a whip is not issued for Rajya Sabha elections and his party has... read..
 

Congress alleges BJP planning for horse trading in Himachal as polls for lone Rajya Seat get underway

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 9:54:26 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh is bracing for a tight contest for the lone Rajya Sabha seat. The Congress candidate is senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi while the BJP has put up former Congress MLA Harsh Mahajan for the seat.... read..
 

"No cross voting will be done": BJP hopeful to win Himachal Pradesh RS polls

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:55:08 AM IST
As the stage is set for a high-octane Rajya Sabha election battle in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, the BJP has exuded hope in its candidates winning the poll.... read..
 

Himachal Pradesh CM casts his vote for the ongoing Rajya Sabha elections

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 1:56:36 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Tuesday cast his vote for the ongoing Rajya Sabha elections in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.... read..
 

Congress government in Himachal has lost majority, says former CM Jai Ram Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 7:56:24 PM IST
Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has claimed that Congress government in the state has lost the majority in the assembly and that the party will decide its strategy during debate on the state budget in the assembly.... read..
 

Rajya Sabha Elections: "CRPF, Haryana Police convoy have taken away 5-6 Congress MLAs," Himachal CM

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 8:56:28 PM IST
As counting for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh is underway, state Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu on Tuesday alleged that CRPF and Haryana Police convoy have taken away five to six Congress MLAs and urged the Himachal BJP leaders to have pa... read..
 

Congress has lost Rajya Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh, claims BJP's Jai Ram Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 9:55:35 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday claimed that the Congress has lost the Rajya Sabha election and congratulated party's candidate Harsh Mahajan for winning the polls.... read..
 

Congress loses Rajya Sabha polls from Himachal, CM Sukhu says six party MLAs "sold their honesty"

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:56:19 PM IST
In a big setback for the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh, party's nominee for Rajya Sabha polls, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, lost the poll as "nine MLAs including six from the party cross-voted".... read..
 

"CM Sukhu should resign from his position...": LoP Jai Ram Thakur after Congress loses Rajya Sabha polls in Himachal

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 11:56:11 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Himachal Pradesh Leader of Opposition Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu.... read..
 

Congress alleges BJP planning for horse trading in Himachal as polls for lone Rajya Sabha Seat get underway

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:55:15 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh is bracing for a tight contest for the lone Rajya Sabha seat. The Congress candidate is senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi while the BJP has put up former Congress MLA Harsh Mahajan for the seat.... read..
 

"Agar koi bika nahi hoga, humein 40 votes aayenge": Himachal CM Sukhu ahead of RS poll counting

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 5:55:55 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu on Tuesday exuded confidence of Congresss victory in the Rajya Sabha election in the state, saying the party has 40 MLAs and if no MLA defects, the party will get all these votes.... read..
 

HP CM Sukhu inaugurates Rs 15 crore building of Jawahar Lal Nehru Fine Arts College in Shimla

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 26, 2024 8:24:48 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu inaugurated the Rs. 15.43 crore building of Jawahar Lal Nehru Fine Arts Government College, Loharab, in Shimla Rural Assembly constituency on Monday.... read..
 

Sukhu govt looking for excuses for not extending benefits under women's scheme: LoP Jairam Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 25, 2024 10:55:08 PM IST
Taking a swipe at the Congress government, Himachal Leader of Opposition and former chief minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday said it was looking for 'excuses' after failing to implement its income support scheme for women -- 'Har Ghar Lakshmi, Nari Samman N... read..
 

Himachal CM opens Lahaul Sharad Utsav, lays foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 70 cr

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 25, 2024 9:54:52 PM IST
On a day-long visit to Lahaul Spiti in the higher reaches of Himachal, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu on Sunday inaugurated the 'Lahaul Sharad Utsav', a traditional winter festival spanning over two months.... read..
 

Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhu pays floral tribute to Professor Simmi Agnihotri

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 24, 2024 7:56:10 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Saturday visited Gondpur Jaichand village under Haroli subdivision of Una district to pay tributes to Professor Simmi Agnihotri, wife of Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri.... read..
 

"Himachal government failed on every front," says LoP Jairam Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 24, 2024 9:54:28 PM IST
The Leader of Opposition in the Himachal Assembly, Jairam Thakur, on Saturday lashed out at Himachal government and said that it failed on every front and the state is running on the support of central schemes.... read..
 
 
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