“Fed up with the corruption issues of the UPA government, people were looking for a party with dedication and a leader who could pose a real challenge to the political rogue. This is the reason why people reposed a faith in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a party and Narendra Modi as sole leader,” said Jawahar Thakur, BJP district president.
Noted lyricist, poet, writer and filmmaker Gulzar called on chief minister Virbhadra Singh at his residence Holly Lodge on Tuesday. Both had a long discussion on the environment and other related issues.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with a few chief ministers of BJP-led states are likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of new Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on October 26.
The off-season vegetable production in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh has touched 1.4 million tonne annually while the turnover is around `2500 crore.
From a spartan RSS pracharak to being the chief minister (designate) of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar’s political journey has resemblance with that of his mentor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Right to Information (RTI) activist and prominent social worker Sant Ram has revealed that as many as 20 roads, constructed by spending more than `20 crore, in Seraj segment of the district are either not built as per detailed project report (DPR) specifications or some incomplete roads have been declared fit for traffic in papers, whereas these roads are not even fit for two-wheelers.
Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday invited Manohar Lal Khattar, who has been unanimously elected as the next chief minister-elect of Haryana, to take oath of office on October 26.
BJP retains Avinash Rai Khanna as J&K incharge
The BJP has appointed Agra MP Rama Shankar Katheria as incharge of Punjab affairs, replacing senior party leader and Kangra MP Shanta Kumar. BJP media incharge Srikant Sharma has been given charge of Himachal Pradesh, whereas Anil Jain has been made incharge of Haryana.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh announced Tuesday that the state would make it compulsory for each school student to be a member of the Bharat Scouts and Guides.
Manohar Lal Khattar to be sworn-in as Haryana CM on Oct 26
Manohar Lal Khattar is a low profile RSS leader who is known for his quiet work on the field and in the BJP that has earned him the reputation of a tough task master with a no-nonsense approach.
Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and three Independent legislators on Tuesday extended support to BJP, which will stake claim to form the next government in Haryana after their victory in Assembly elections.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said he disagrees that the BJP's victory in state elections was "unstoppable".
Maintaining its lead Ferozepur procured 4,22,069 tonnes of paddy till date during the ongoing paddy procurement operations in the state while Jalandhar and Kapurthala remained on second and third positions with the total procurement of 3,31,353 tonnes and 3,23,852 tonnes of paddy respectively.