Sources claim that Virbhadra stumbled when confronted with evidence against him.
Virbhadra Singh had allegedly accumulated assets worth around Rs 6 crore in his name and in the name of his family members, which were found to be disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Himanchal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was questioned by the CBI for acquiring wealth that did not match with his known income.
As per PMLA provisions, ED can request the adjudicating authority for extension on the custody of seized documents.
Three major accidents in Chamba, Kinnaur and Shimla in Himachal Pradesh had claimed 41 lives and leaving more than 50 injured
On September 26 last year, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had searched the Chief Minister’s residence and 10 other places in connection with the case.
The provisional attachment order of ED had attached assets worth more than Rs 15 lakh owned by Aparajita and over Rs 62 lakh by Vikramaditya on March 23.
Virbhadra Singh Thursday tried to outplay the BJP by raising the ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogan in the state Assembly.
Delhi HC refused to give interim protection to CM Virbhadra Singh’s children.
Singh is protected from arrest in the case by an October 1, 2015, order of Himachal High Court.
State MLAs had earlier announced their support to the embattled chief minister in the face of persistent calls for his resignation from the Opposition.
“The party (Congress) is weakening like a termite-infested tree. Its leadership should introspect why MLAs and other leaders were leaving the party,” he said.
Four pleas are now being heard before the bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal over PMLA’s interpretation.
The CLP meeting was convened at Vidhan Sabha with the aim of getting signatures from all MLAs and also issue a party whip to them to remain present in the House for the state’ budget Thursday.
The House witnessed sloganeering, protests and frayed tempers from the opposition side.