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Lok Sabha poll in Hamirpur: 'Dropped father’s surname to find my own identity,' says BJP's Anurag Thakur on bucking anti-dynasty trend
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Lok Sabha poll in Hamirpur: 'Dropped father’s surname to find my own identity,' says BJP's Anurag Thakur on bucking anti-dynasty trend

Anurag is a three-time member of Parliament from the region and is taking on Ram Lal Thakur of the Congress in the Lok Sabha election.

LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi denied Lok Sabha tickets as BJP ignores old guard in favour of fresh faces
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LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi denied Lok Sabha tickets as BJP ignores old guard in favour of fresh faces

The surprise inclusion of Tejaswi Surya in the BJP's list of Lok Sabha hopefuls has made one thing abundantly clear about the ruling party, in its quest to bring new blood into the candidates' list it is unafraid of leaving behind a trail of broken-hearted party veterans.

Jai Ram Thakur is new Himachal Pradesh CM: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah ready state BJP for long-term leadership change
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Jai Ram Thakur is new Himachal Pradesh CM: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah ready state BJP for long-term leadership change

Prem Kumar Dhumal’s loss in these elections could prove to be a blessing in disguise for the BJP in Himachal Pradesh.

Jairam Thakur selected by BJP as next Himachal Pradesh chief minister, legislators to meet governor in evening
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Jairam Thakur selected by BJP as next Himachal Pradesh chief minister, legislators to meet governor in evening

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the name of five-time legislator Jairam Thakur as the next Himachal Pradesh chief minister

Himachal Pradesh 2017 election sets new record, witnesses 74.61 percent turnout, inches past 2003 landmark
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Himachal Pradesh 2017 election sets new record, witnesses 74.61 percent turnout, inches past 2003 landmark

With 337 candidates in the fray, Himachal Pradesh recorded its highest ever voter turnout:

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 opinion poll: C-Voter survey predicts thumping victory for BJP
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Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 opinion poll: C-Voter survey predicts thumping victory for BJP

Himachal Pradesh will go to the polls on Thursday and ahead of the Assembly election, a soon-to-be released CVoter survey predicts a thumping victory for the BJP.

Arun Jaitley launches veiled attack on Virbhadra Singh, says Congress govt in Himachal Pradesh is without credibility
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Arun Jaitley launches veiled attack on Virbhadra Singh, says Congress govt in Himachal Pradesh is without credibility

Indirectly slamming Virbhadra Singh who remained at the helm despite framing of corruption charges against him and his family, Jaitley said, "For five years it was a fight for self-struggle."

CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabated
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CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabated

CAG report says FCI unnecessarily spent Rs 237.65 cr due to non-rationalisation of labour, deployment of costlier labour at depots and non-pooling of labour

BJP takes on Congress over deteriorating law and order situation in Himachal Pradesh
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BJP takes on Congress over deteriorating law and order situation in Himachal Pradesh

The BJP on Saturday launched an attack on the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh for a spurt in heinous crimes and the "virtual collapse" of law-and-order in the state and alleged that political interference and the "government giving protection" to criminals were responsible for the situation.

Three years of Narendra Modi govt: Role of BJP, rise of Amit Shah and the battles ahead
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Three years of Narendra Modi govt: Role of BJP, rise of Amit Shah and the battles ahead

Undoubtedly, Narendra Modi is the presiding deity in this BJP and Amit Shah is the proverbial Hanuman to Lord Ram.

BJP leaders from Himachal Pradesh to meet PM Modi, demand Virbhadra Singh's ouster
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BJP leaders from Himachal Pradesh to meet PM Modi, demand Virbhadra Singh's ouster

Top leadership of Himachal Pradesh BJP, including Union Minister JP Nadda and BJYM president Anurag Thakur, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday seeking ouster of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Margdarshaks meet: Sinha visits Advani, Joshi; Kumar welcomes BJP's efforts for dialogue
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Margdarshaks meet: Sinha visits Advani, Joshi; Kumar welcomes BJP's efforts for dialogue

BJP veterans, who have raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership, on Friday held deliberations among themselves, amidst rumblings in the party over the Bihar assembly poll debacle.

Bihar elections: No respite for BJP from criticism after poll debacle
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Bihar elections: No respite for BJP from criticism after poll debacle

BJP failed to get any respite from its MPs on the Bihar poll debacle but two senior ministers on Friday sought to placate the dissenting veterans saying their views would be given due consideration.

Party veterans shouldn't have gone public: Venkaiah Naidu on dissent in BJP over Bihar defeat
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Party veterans shouldn't have gone public: Venkaiah Naidu on dissent in BJP over Bihar defeat

As BJP grappled with the dissent by four party veterans, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu suggested that they should have raised their views at a party forum.

Diwali bomb: LK Advani leads BJP revolt against Modi, Shah; Bihar MPs join in as resentment boils over
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Diwali bomb: LK Advani leads BJP revolt against Modi, Shah; Bihar MPs join in as resentment boils over

Knives were out in BJP tonight with veteran leaders L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and two others raising a banner of revolt against the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of Bihar debacle saying that the party has been "emasculated" in the last one year and was being "forced to kow-tow to a handful".

Vyapam scam: Shivraj Chouhan reminds Shanta Kumar of 'values', breaks the same in process
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Vyapam scam: Shivraj Chouhan reminds Shanta Kumar of 'values', breaks the same in process

How did Chouhan’s letter find its way into the media if he was preaching discipline to a senior leader?

'Party needs to be fixed': In open letter, BJP veteran Shanta Kumar tells Amit Shah party's head hangs in shame
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'Party needs to be fixed': In open letter, BJP veteran Shanta Kumar tells Amit Shah party's head hangs in shame

BJP was left red-faced when senior party MP Shanta Kumar joined the chorus and criticised the government over Vyapam and Lalit Modi controversy.

BJP dissociates itself from Shanta Kumar's remarks, says he was 'carried away by Congress propoganda'
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BJP dissociates itself from Shanta Kumar's remarks, says he was 'carried away by Congress propoganda'

The BJP on Tuesday snubbed Shanta Kumar over his concerns on charges facing BJP-run state governments, saying he has been carried away by the Congress propaganda.

Enhance MPLAD Fund instead of hiking MPs' pay, says Shanta Kumar
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Enhance MPLAD Fund instead of hiking MPs' pay, says Shanta Kumar

Opposing the proposal to hike salaries of parliamentarians, BJP's Shanta Kumar on Monday said the government should instead enhance MP Local Areas Development Fund.