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Internal fights mark BJP, Congress campaign in Himachal’s four seats

The BJP, which started making inroads in the state since 1952 and won three of four seats in 1989, is banking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and the Congress’s alleged failure in communicating its programmes.

Seat watch, Mandi: Jai Ram versus Sukh Ram here

In the Mandi Lok Sabha seat, the issues including that of improving communication by four-laning of roads and railway lines, and construction of a salt mining plant have taken a back seat this election season.


Clash between ABVP, SFI activists at Himachal Pradesh University injures 17

Members from the two groups got into a conflict at the university ground at around 6 am this morning during a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) shakha meet.

Will discuss shifting of the Army Training Command with PM Modi, Defence Minister: Himachal CM

Jai Ram Thakur said that so far no official information had been communicated to the government about shifting of Army Training Command.

In Rs 44,388-crore HP budget focus on rural areas, Opposition terms it poll centric

Introducing 15 new schemes for various section, Thakur said that 28 schemes that were announced in the previous budget would continue this year.

Himachal Pradesh budget: State to implement EWS quota, reduce power tariff for irrigation

Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presented his second budget today after taking the oath of office in 2017. The budget assembly session began on February 4 and will end on February 18.


On Thakur govt’s 1st anniversary, PM Narendra Modi talks infra push

The rally in Dharamshala assumes significance as it comes in the run-up to next year’s Lok Sabha polls. Currently, BJP holds all four Lok Sabha seats in Himachal. Modi congratulated the Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur appreciating initiatives taken by state government.

HIGHLIGHTS: In Himachal, PM Modi says 'this watchman not prepared to spare thieves'

Narendra Modi in Dharamshala LIVE updates: PM released a document highlighting achievements of the state government on the occasion.

Separate strategy for power transmission in hilly areas required: CM Thakur

Himachal became fully electrified way back in 1988, and now the government is focusing on quality and uninterrupted power supply, he said adding that efforts were also being made to promote solar power potential in the state.

Himachal Pradesh to set up three SDRF companies: CM Jai Ram Thakur

CM Jai Ram Thakur said the government is also contemplating to establish an Emergency Operation Centre at one place in the state for better coordination at the time of any disaster.