While in the corruption case lodged by the CBI, the court was scheduled to record the evidence, the money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate was listed for framing of charge.
Congress interim president said that Singh was one of the tallest stalwarts of the Congress Party and remained a dedicated Congressperson throughout.
A six-time chief minister of the state, Singh held a special place in the hearts of the people of the state. He was known to take a stand contrary to that of his party on some occasions.
The 87-year-old veteran Congress leader breathed his last after prolonged illness at the Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla at 3.40 am on Thursday.
The nine-time MLA and five-time MP, Singh served as Himachal Pradesh's chief minister for six times.
He is stable and is being treated at cardiac care unit, IGMC Senior Medical Superintendent Janak Raj sa
‘Raja sahib’ Virbhadra Singh won for the eighth time in a state Assembly election from Arki, defeating Rattan Singh Pal of the BJP by a margin of 6,051 votes.
Congress chief ministerial candidate Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said that he is certain of the party winning with full majority in the ongoing Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged the people of Himachal Pradesh to come out and vote in "record numbers" for the assembly election underway in the state.
Himachal Pradesh today recorded its highest polling in assembly elections with 74 per cent of voters exercising their franchise, the Election Commission said.
The BJP is carpet-bombing the Kangra valley with rallies by top leaders, in an indication that it could again play a key role in deciding the winner of the November 9 Himachal Pradesh elections.
The election is a big test for the incumbent Congress to retain one of the few states in which it is power.
The Congress and the BJP are banking on the clout their old guards wield over voters to reap gains in the Himachal lections.
Even while half the population of Himachal Pradesh is aged between 18-40, the electoral battle in Shimla has been confined to two elders Virbhadra Singh, 83, and BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal, 73.
The war of veterans in Himachal Pradesh got a bit personal over who fought corruption better as chief minister Virbhadra Singh, 83 attacked BJP chief ministerial nominee Prem Kumar Dhumal, 73.