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.
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
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.
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.
BJP’s chief minister face in Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal has consistently ranked in number one place in surveys the BJP and RSS were constantly getting done. Yet the party was reluctant to name him, until Virbhadra Singh arm-twisted the Congress to nominate him. Once that happened, the Congress was perceived to have stolen a […]
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