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Virbhadra graft case: Recording of evidence in November


September 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh may not succeed in coming out clean in the corruption case pending against him since 2009 before the Himachal Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle could take place soon


September 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress ministers expected to pull out of the government Friday, a cabinet reshuffle could take place over the next few days, Congress sources ... Read more...

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Himachal truckers increase freight charges


September 18th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The transporters at a prominent industrial hub in Himachal Pradesh have increased freight charges by over five percent following last week's hike in diesel price, a ... Read more...

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Court order on Virbhadra’s bail cancellation Sep 15


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 12 (IANS) A local court will decide Saturday whether the bail granted to former union minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife, who have been facing a graft case ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh: BJP got kickbacks in NRHM project in Himachal


September 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh of receiving kickbacks in purchasing ambulances under the National ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh seeks speedy trial in graft case


September 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The public prosecutor claimed Friday that there were enough indiscriminating evidence for cancelling the bail of former union minister Virbhadra Singh in a graft case, but ... Read more...

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Five-time Himachal minister dead


September 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh minister Sat Mahajan died early Saturday in New Delhi after a brief illness, family members said. He was 85.Survived by ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh to appear in court in graft case (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just ahead of assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh to appear in court in graft case


August 31st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just before the assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Virbhadra ready for graft case trial in lower court


August 29th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who took over as the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee chief here Wednesday, said he was ready to stand trial in a ... Read more...

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Sonia rallies in Himachal in September


August 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address public rallies in Himachal Pradesh next month in the run-up to the assembly polls, a party leader said Wednesday."Sonia ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh appointed Congress’ Himachal chief


August 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday formally appointed former Union minister Virbhadra Singh as its state unit chief in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh.It also appointed Commerce Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Virbhadra as chief to end Himachal Congress confusion (News Analysis)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The move by the Congress leadership to appoint Virbhadra Singh as the Himachal Pradesh Congress chief, three months ahead of the assembly elections, has ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh is Himachal Congress chief


August 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections, former union minister and five-time chief minister Virbhadra Singh has been appointed Himachal Pradesh Congress president, replacing Kaul Singh, party leaders ... Read more...

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Suspense over Virbhadra as Himachal Congress chief


August 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Suspense over appointment of former union minister Virbhadra Singh as the Congress chief in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh continued Friday with supporters saying that the ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh meets Sonia, supporters


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh here Tuesday met his supporters in an apparent bid to exert pressure on the Congress top brass about his ... Read more...

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No question of quitting Congress: Virbhadra


August 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 1 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday said there was no question of him quitting the Congress, but expressed unhappiness over party affairs in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Presidential poll voting ends in Himachal


July 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 19 (IANS) Polling for the presidential election ended peacefully in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh Thursday with 67 legislators in the 68-seat assembly casting their votes.The polling that ... Read more...

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Shinde likely to be new leader of Lok Sabha


July 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde is likely to be the new Leader of the House in the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee was nominated ... Read more...

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Congress appoints Virbhadra campaign committee chief for Himachal elections


July 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who resigned last month after corruption charges were framed against him by a court in Shimla, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wants party unity in Himachal assembly polls


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday told partymen to remain united to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh in ... Read more...

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Virbhadra accuses Dhumal of vindictiveness


July 1st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Congress leader Virbhadra Singh, who quit as union minister over graft charges Sunday, stepped up attack on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, ... Read more...

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No discrimination aggainst Himachal: Anand Sharma


June 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 30 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh is indulging in false and misleading propaganda that the central government is discriminating against the state, union ... Read more...

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Virbhadra to head Congress’ Himachal poll campaign


June 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who is facing corruption charges, as the chairman of party campaign committee in Himachal Pradesh in the ... Read more...

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It’s homecoming for Virbhadra Singh (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Virbhadra Singh was desiring to return to politics in Himachal Pradesh, where he has served five terms as chief minister. His resignation ... Read more...

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Rahul should join government: Krishna


June 27th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It was "necessary" for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi to come into the government, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday."I am one of ... Read more...

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Nothing to do with Virbhadra episode, says BJP


June 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The BJP rejected the charge of Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet Tuesday, that its state government in Himachal Pradesh hatched a ... Read more...

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Congress defends Virbhadra Singh


June 26th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday defended Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet over corruption charges, saying his guilt was not proved. The party ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh resigns from cabinet (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh resigned Tuesday after a court in Shimla framed corruption charges against him and his wife."I have ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh resigns


June 26th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh resigned Tuesday after a court in Shimla framed corruption charges against him and his wife."I have ... Read more...

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Team Anna demands Virbhadra’s resignation


June 25th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Team Anna Monday demanded resignation of union Minister Virbhadra Singh following a Shimla court framing corruption charges against him, and said the order vindicates ... Read more...

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Graft charges framed against Virbhadra, wife (Third Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) Two days after union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh celebrated his birthday and 50 years in politics, a court here Monday framed ... Read more...

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Virbhadra calls graft case ‘concocted’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday refuted the charge of corruption against him, terming it a "concocted case" and a ... Read more...

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Graft charges framed against Virbhadra, wife (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) Two days after union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh celebrated his birthday and 50 years in politics, a court here Monday framed ... Read more...

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Graft charges framed against union minister Virbhadra Singh (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) A court here Monday framed corruption charges against union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh.Special Judge B.L. Soni ... Read more...

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