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Shanta Kumar’s trust-run hospital opens in Himachal


July 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) A 200-bedded hospital, the dream project of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Shanta Kumar, was inaugurated here Monday.The multi-specialty medical college ... Read more...

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India-Singapore Friendship Group in Indian parliament launched


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An India-Singapore Friendship Group in the Indian parliament was launched here Thursday on the visit of a four-member parliamentary delegation from Singapore.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams UPA government for rampant inflation


July 8th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government for the price rise, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday said that ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel invites Aamir for inputs on medical issues


June 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his "Satyamev Jayate" TV programme, for an interaction ... Read more...

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Gadkari steps in again to paper over BJP in-fighting (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari has stepped in again, a second time in a month, to end in-fighting between party factions in Himachal Pradesh ahead of ... Read more...

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BJP was soft on Bangaru: Shanta Kumar


April 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 29 (IANS) Had the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) acted well in time, it would not have to face the embarrassment of one of its top leaders being ... Read more...

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Himachal never planned stadium at Annandale ground: BJP


April 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh Thursday refuted allegations that the state government wanted to take possession of Shimla's Annandale ground for ... Read more...

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Annadale: Shanta Kumar says security important than stadium


April 18th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In a snub to his own party's government in Himachal Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president Shanta Kumar Wednesday said "national security ... Read more...

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Anshuman Mishra’s allegations are baseless, says BJP


March 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Embarrassed over allegations against senior party leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi that he sought meetings with corporates involved in ... Read more...

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Tough road ahead for Dhumal in election year (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) The induction of Khimi Ram into the Himachal Pradesh cabinet may increase the difficulties of the Prem Kumar Dhumal-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government that ... Read more...

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BJP appoints new Himachal unit chief


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) In a bid to pacify the rebels in its Himachal Pradesh unit, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday appointed a new president for the state.Satpal ... Read more...

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BJP in damage control mode after rebels form new outfit (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) A new political outfit, Himachal Lokhit Party, formed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels last week has turned into a headache for the ruling party ... Read more...

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BJP open to discussing FDI in multi-brand retail


December 21st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may review its opposition to the entry of foreign equity in multi-brand retail if its "apprehensions" are removed.Party vice-president ... Read more...

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We don’t have illegal accounts abroad, declare BJP MPs


December 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs Friday submitted a declaration to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari that they ... Read more...

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BJP not to support Akali Dal on Bhullar clemency


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it would not support a resolution proposed to be brought by the Shiromani Akali Dal, the senior partner ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks central help to promote apple


June 30th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday asked a visiting parliamentary committee to help the state in improving infrastructure for smooth transportation and marketing of apples - the main fruit ... Read more...

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Four BJP ministers resign in Punjab (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in Punjab resigned Thursday over a corruption taint on the party's state leadership. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal ... Read more...

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Ratify UN convention against corruption: BJP demands


January 28th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday termed as a "mere eyewash" Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's statement about steps to recover black money stashed abroad and called ... Read more...

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Yatra stopped to please separatists: BJP; flag hoisted at Madhopur (Roundup)


January 26th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were released Wednesday by Jammu and Kashmir government after two days' arrest that foiled the party's move to hoist the national ... Read more...

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Arrested BJP leaders released near Jammu


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 26 (IANS) All the top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) arrested a day ago, including the two leaders of opposition Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, were set free ... Read more...

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BJP yatra stopped after entering Jammu (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) flag-hoisting march to the Kashmir Valley was stopped Tuesday evening shortly after hundreds of party workers crossed into the state after removing ... Read more...

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BJP marchers enter Jammu and Kashmir, court arrest (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhanpur (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Ekta Yatra, led by Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, Tuesday entered Jammu and Kashmir from Punjab. Many of the ... Read more...

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Did PM mislead parliament on accounts abroad, asks BJP


January 15th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify if he had mislead parliament after the Supreme Court "indicted" the government for ... Read more...

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Bring back money stashed in Swiss banks, demands BJP


December 25th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday condemned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for delaying to bring back the illegal money hoarded in Swiss banks. The BJP said ... Read more...

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BJP wants government to ratify UN convention against graft


December 4th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Accusing the government of delaying the ratification of the UN Convention against Corruption, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded that steps should be taken to ... Read more...

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Gadkari names in-charges for states


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday announced distribution of work to the party's office-bearers, with general secretary Vasundhra Raje taking charge of Haryana and ... Read more...

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Gadkari unveils new BJP team, a mix of old and young (Lead)


March 16th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday unveiled new president Nitin Gadkari's leadership team, a mix of the young and the old with a view to win ... Read more...

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Khimi Ram assumes charge as new Himachal BJP president (Lead)


February 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) Two-time legislator Khimi Ram was Wednesday unanimously elected the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president, a party leader said here. "Ram was this (Wednesday) afternoon unanimously elected ... Read more...

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Khimi Ram to remain Himachal BJP chief (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) Khimi Ram, the incumbent president of the Himachal Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will retain his post. BJP national president Nitin Gadkari has cleared ... Read more...

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Khimi Ram to continue as Himachal BJP chief


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) Incumbent president of the Himachal Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Khimi Ram, will continue in his post. His name was cleared by BJP national president ... Read more...

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Sena and RSS lock horns over north Indian issue


February 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 1 (ANI): The Shiv Sena has come out in the open against the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) over the issue of north Indians and tension between the two political ... Read more...

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BJP central leader defends Dhumal on CD controversy


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) A central leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday dismissed as weak the controversial CDs against Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and another party MP, and said ... Read more...

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Himachal minister rejects demand for Dhumal’s resignation


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) A senior Himachal Pradesh minister Thursday said there was no justification in demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal following the release of CDs allegedly ... Read more...

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Dhumal orders probe into release of phone-tapping CD (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday ordered a probe into an audio CD in which he is purportedly heard directing the vigilance chief to tap ... Read more...

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Dhumal orders probe into release of phone tapping CD


January 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday ordered a probe into an audio CD in which he is purportedly heard directing the vigilance chief to tap ... Read more...

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