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Veteran BJP leader Shanta Kumar favours presidential system

Speaking at the launch of Why India needs the Presidential System by Bhanu Dhamija, founder of Divya Himachal newspaper, Kumar said half-a-decade of parliamentary democracy has failed to bring development.

Shanta applies ‘no work, no pay’ to himself

The Kangra MP has decided to donate Rs 1 lakh from his wages and allowance, which he had earned from the monsoon session, to an ashram in Kangra district.


BJP MLA alleges misuse of poll funds by Shanta Kumar

MLa Kalia said that since the Kangra MP has questioned the party’s functioning, he 'should look into the same mirror that he was trying to show to others'.

3 ministers told me someone had to speak out: Shanta Kumar

In a letter to Shah, Kumar had said that the Vyapam scam had dented the image of the NDA government and “made all of us bow our heads in shame”.

After Vyapam scam plainspeak, BJP's Shanta Kumar says there is no ‘samvaad’ in party

Speaking to The Indian Express, Kumar said: “There is no longer adequate “samvaad” (dialogue) happening in our party.

BJP snubs Shanta Kumar and his appeal for Lokpal, says he has been carried away by Congress propaganda

Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy told reporters that what Kumar has said or written, the party completely disassociated itself with it.


BJP veteran Shanta Kumar demands Lokpal within party over Vyapam and other cases

Shanta Kumar has pressed for setting up an "ethics committee" which should act like a Lokpal to "keep a check on leaders in the government".

Panel moots smaller food security net, cash transfers

The identification of “eligible households” has been left to the state governments.

Free induction heater for every household: CM

The BJP has promised a free induction heater to every household in Himachal Pradesh,the highlight of a manifesto that has something for practically every section,including youths,farmers,students,traders,women,senior citizens and government servants.

Ruling party expels 10 rebels

A day after party vice-president Shanta Kumar said that doors would be shut to them forever,the BJP on Tuesday expelled 10 rebels,including sitting MLA Roop Singh Thakur,for contesting elections against the party candidates.