Anil Sharma: News

Born on June 30, 1965, Anil Sharma is a BJP politician and BJP member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Mandi constituency. Son of former Union Minister Pandit Sukh Ram, Sharma first entered the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1993 from Mandi as a member of the Indian National Congress. Between 1993 and 1996, he was inducted as the Minister of State for Youth Services, and Sports and Himachal Pradesh Forest Minister in the Vidarbha Singh government. He was expelled from Congress, along with his father during the 1996 telecom scam. Following this, they launched the Himachal Vikas Congress. He became a member of the Rajya Sabha for the Himachal Vikas Congress in 1998. In 2004, Sharma, along with his father, re-joined Congress and won the 2007 and 2012 Assembly elections from Mandi. In 2017, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Between 2017 and 2019, he served as the Minister of Power in the Jai Ram Thakur government. In 2019, he was expelled from the government after he refused to campaign against his son Ashray Sharma who was fielded by Congress from the Mandi constituency for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Actor Aayush Sharma, who is married to Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan, is his other son.

26 Jan 2023

Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol's 'Gadar 2' first-look poster out on Republic Day! 

"Hamara Hindustan zindabaad hai...zindabaad tha...aur zindabaad rahega!"

04 Jan 2023

Sunny Deol

Not hand pump, Sunny Deol lifts cartwheel in 'Gadar 2'

The first look of Sunny Deol from his much-awaited film Gadar 2 is finally out!

22 Jun 2021

Himesh Reshammiya

'Apne 2' eyeing 2022 release, Himesh Reshammiya to give music

Filmmaker Anil Sharma's 2007 movie Apne had garnered appreciation from both critics and viewers.

17 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.

Amrapali cheated homebuyers, SC asks NBCC to finish their projects

Giving a major relief to nearly 42,000 homebuyers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete unfinished flats of the embattled real-estate group Amrapali.

28 Sep 2018

Salman Khan

Biggest struggle is to create my own identity: Aayush Sharma

For newcomer Aayush Sharma, having superstar brother-in-law Salman Khan, initially didn't translate into him getting work as producers were scared to invest money on him.

03 Jul 2018


'Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se' to now release on August-31

Actor Sunny Deol today said that the release of "Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se" has been delayed to avoid the clash with Akshay's "Gold" and John Abraham's "Satyamev Jayate".

17 Jun 2018


#FathersDay: 6 times real-life father-children jodis played together in movies

The bond between a father and his son or daughter is one of the purest ones. Over the years, our film industry has churned out numerous movies based on this relationship.

02 Mar 2018

Himachal Pradesh

11 killed in two separate accidents in Himachal Pradesh

Eleven people were killed, and seven others were injured in two separate accidents in Himachal Pradesh late Thursday night, the police said on Friday.

04 Feb 2018

Donald Trump

Indian-Americans support Trump's merit-based immigration plan at White House rally

In a rare pro-Trump rally, hundreds of skilled Indian workers and their families gathered outside the White House in Washington on Saturday to support the American President's plan for a merit-based immigration system.

26 Dec 2017

Himachal Pradesh

How will the Himachal cabinet shape up?

After Jai Ram Thakur was named Himachal's CM, speculations have on about his possible cabinet.

19 Oct 2017

Himachal Pradesh

BJP and Congress finalize candidates for Himachal polls

The Himachal elections on November 9 are touted as a BJP versus Congress showdown. Whereas BJP has announced nominees for all 68 seats, Congress has announced 59 candidates.

15 Oct 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Before polls, Himachal minister Anil Sharma ditches Congress for BJP

In a blow to Congress, ahead of the Himachal polls, Anil Sharma, cabinet minister in the Congress-led Virbhadra Singh government, is all set to join BJP.

Delhi: Former Manipur minister's son falls from restaurant's terrace, dies

19-year-old Siddharth, son of Manipur's former minister M Okendru, succumbed to injuries after he fell off a restaurant's terrace in Hauz Khas Village on Saturday.