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Virbhadra Singh


Himachal’s new anti-conversion law has an old provision quashed by high court

September 19, 2019 12:40 pm

In 2006, the Himachal Pradesh government led by Virbhadra Singh became the first Congress-ruled state to pass an anti-conversion law.

Naveen Patnaik takes oath for fifth time; but he's not India's longest serving chief minister yet

May 30, 2019 3:44 pm

As Naveen Patnaik starts his fifth term as the chief minister of Odisha, we look at the Indian leaders who have served more time at top than the BJD supremo

Lok Sabha polls: Former rivals Virbhadra Singh and Sukh Ram share stage in Mandi

April 25, 2019 8:00 pm

Coming together of the two senior leaders has also helped strengthen the Congress in the state, which has been trying to portray a united face to challenge the BJP which had won all four Lok Sabha seats in the state in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

I favour having Ram temple at same spot in Ayodhya: Virbhadra Singh

April 10, 2019 11:46 am

Former CM also critical of the decision to field sitting MLA Ram Lal Thakur from Hamirpur LS seat

Court frames charges against Virbhadra Singh in DA case, trial to commence on April 3

February 22, 2019 8:46 pm

The CBI had claimed that Singh had amassed assets worth around Rs 10 crore which were disproportionate to his total income during his tenure as a Union minister under the UPA government.

Virbhadra Singh suffering from swine flu

January 29, 2019 11:17 am

Virbhadra Singh was tested positive for swine flu Monday. is undergoing treatment at Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC) in Shimla, doctors said.

Virbhadra Singh’s plea: Judge recuses herself

January 25, 2019 5:46 am

Justice Mukta Gupta ordered that the matter be listed before another bench on Friday. The matter has now been listed before Justice Najmi Waziri. The leader and his wife have sought quashing of the December 10, 2018 trial court order, directing framing of charges against him, his wife and seven others. ens

Delhi HC judge recuses from hearing plea of Virbhadra Singh, his wife in DA case

January 24, 2019 12:59 pm

The trial court has fixed the matter for January 29 to formally frame the charges against the couple and the other accused.

DA case: Virbhadra, wife approach Delhi HC against trial court order

January 24, 2019 5:17 am

Apart from the two offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, the trial court had said that prima facie a case of alleged forgery and attempt to cheat was also made out against the 82-year-old Congress leader.

Money laundering case: Court grants bail to former Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh's son

August 20, 2018 12:20 pm

The court has now put up the matter for further hearing on September 19. The court had on July 24 summoned Vikramaditya Singh and others to appear before it on August 27 in a money laundering case.


Himachal Pradesh assembly elections 2017: Red carpet laid out for 100-year-old to vote

November 09, 2017 6:26 pm

Himachal Pradesh assembly elections 2017: The ruling Congress and BJP are contesting all 68 seats with Virbhadra Singh and Prem Kumar Dhumal as CM candidates for their respective parties. BSP is contesting 42 seats, followed by CPM — 14.


Himachal CM opposes India-Pak match in Dharamshala

February 26, 2016 10:11 am

Shimla, Feb 26 (ANI): Talking about the Himachal Government's decision to oppose the India-Pakistan T-20 match in Dharamshala, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said Pakistan never acted against the attacks planned by Pakistan-based terror outfits in the country. He also holding a match in the state would hurt the sentiments of martyrs.

Virbhadra Singh denies Manish Tewari's statement

January 10, 2016 1:19 pm

Shimla, Jan 10 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday denied party leader Manish Tewari's statement, saying when he was a cabinet minister, there had never been an incident when Army tried a coup. Meanwhile Manish Tewari has stood firm about his statement about the troops' movement.