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Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur replaces his principal secretary in rejig

In a major reshuffle, Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Saturday replaced his principal secretary and appointed new health secretaries for departments of home, finance and tourism. 

Govt open to suggestions of people: Himachal CM

"I am open to the suggestions in the interest of the people and for their welfare as I am the chief minister of the common man and I am from a common background," he said.


Himachal Vidhan Sabha session from Tuesday: In new-look House, 23 fresh faces

Apart from the newly elected members taking oath, the four-day session will also witness election of the new Speaker.

Jai Ram Thakur meets Virbhadra, Dhumal, leaves for Delhi today

Before this, the new CM also drove to former CM Prem Kumar Dhumal, who was earlier made the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate before the recently concluded Assembly polls.

Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur clears DA dues on day one

Thakur was sworn in to the office on Wednesday, along with 11 ministers, six of them new faces. The DA, which will be payable from July 2017, will be cleared with the January 2018, salary.

Himachal Pradesh: 200 km away from swearing-in venue, Jai Ram Thakur's mother catches event on TV

She did not eat anything and sat before the TV much before the event started and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top BJP team appeared on screen.


Vigilance may submit probe report this week

Nearly three months after Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh ordered the state Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau to probe the phone tapping case,the agency is reportedly set to submit its report to the government by this weekend.

Shimla (rural) to be model constituency

Virbhadra Singh announced that the Shimla (Rural) will be developed as a 'Model Assembly' constituency.

Decision on new districts only by consensus,says Dhumal

With the issue of new districts,particularly at Kangra,causing friction within the BJP,Himachal Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Wednesday said the government would try to evolve a consensus before taking a final decision on the creation of new districts in the state.

Rapists of disabled girls will not be spared: Himachal CM

Taking serious note of alleged rape of disabled girls in a school in Shimla,Himachal Pradesh CM Prem Kumar Dhumal ordered a probe into the incident.