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Jai Ram Thakur

Dilip Cherian | Railway officers’ worry grows over new rules on GMs

For the GM level, it is believed, that the ministry received 135 applications but shortlisted only about 35 officers

15 Sep 2022 12:12 AM

PM Narendra Modi attends Global Investors Meet in Dharamshala

The two-day investment meet, starting Thursday is being held to showcase investment opportunities in the state.

07 Nov 2019 1:29 PM

5 BJP workers die as car falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh

According to the police, the vehicle fell into a 300-metre-deep gorge near Bagachanogi area killing the five occupants instantly.

05 May 2019 5:06 PM

Youth Congress workers, police clash, several hurt

Shimla superintendent of police Omapati Jam-wal said the exact number of injured persons was being ascertained.

25 Aug 2018 5:52 AM

After Punjab, Himachal youth fall prey to drugs

The number of cases registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in Himachal has tripled in a decade

09 Jul 2018 3:54 AM


Now travel from Shimla to Chandigarh in just 20 minutes on heli-taxi

Thakur launched the service from the Jubbar-hatti airport, 22 km from Shimla.

04 Jun 2018 9:27 PM

Shimla gets its first grid-connected solar plant

Power generated by solar plant would be used by building and rest would be sold to Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited.

07 Apr 2018 10:55 AM

Thakur: A social worker who became CM

Nomination signalled a generational shift in Himachal BJP, where veterans have a lot of influence.

08 Jan 2018 1:19 AM

Jai Ram Thakur’s entry a boon for younger politicians

The Congress now faces the challenge of picking someone younger than Mr Singh as its leader to take on the BJP’s young brigade.

01 Jan 2018 3:00 AM

CM Jai Ram Thakur allots portfolios, keeps key departments

First-time MLA Suresh Bharadwaj has been given education (elementary and higher), parliamentary affairs and law portfolios.

30 Dec 2017 1:13 AM


PM Modi sips coffee at Shimla’s famous eatery

PM skips lunch hosted by state governor Acharya Devvrat.

28 Dec 2017 6:45 AM

Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM; Modi, Amit Shah present

The five-time legislator was picked to be Himachal's 14th chief minister after PK Dhumal, BJP's original CM candidate lost his election.

27 Dec 2017 11:42 AM

Jai Ram Thakur to swear-in as Himachal CM, PM to attend event

The Ridge Ground turned saffron with fluttering BJP flags and cut outs of Modi, Amit Shah and Jai Ram Thakur dominating the scene.

27 Dec 2017 9:27 AM

BJP picks Jai Ram Thakur as Himachal’s new CM

First saffron leader from Mandi region to head state.

25 Dec 2017 2:10 AM