Himachal Pradesh polls

Search for new Himachal Pradesh CM: BJP observers to consult MLAs; JP Nadda, Jairam Thakur frontrunners

BJP central observers Nirmala Sitaraman and Narendra Singh Tomar arrived here Thursday to meet the newly elected party MLAs to elicit their views and arrive at consensus on a new chief minister.

published on : 21st December 2017

Himachal Pradesh polls: BJP overthrows Congress with emphatic win

Riding a strong anti-incumbency wave against the Congress, the BJP today wrested the hill state of Himachal Pradesh winning 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly.

published on : 19th December 2017

Over 5.5 lakh people in Gujarat opt for NOTA

In case of Gujarat, the NOTA vote share was higher than that of any party other than the Congress and the BJP.

published on : 18th December 2017

Development has won, says PM Modi on Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh assembly election results

The BJP today headed for a record sixth straight victory in Gujarat assembly polls, and was set to evict the Congress in Himachal Pradesh, tightening the party's grip over the country's politics.

published on : 18th December 2017

It's PM Modi vs Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh as stage set for counting of votes

The voting was held in both states, following an acrimonious campaign, where both the main political parties indulged in no-holds-barred attacks on each other.

published on : 18th December 2017

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh polls: Only Observer’s phone will be allowed inside counting hall, directs Election Commission

The note from Election Commission stated that the mobile phone is to be kept in the Observer's custody in switch off mode.

published on : 17th December 2017

Himachal Pradesh polls: Security arrangements made to ensure peaceful counting on December 18

Counting will take place at 42 centres and the results are likely to be declared by noon on December 18, Chief Electoral Officer Pushpendra Rajput said.

published on : 16th December 2017

Exit polls show clear majority for BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

All exit polls on Thursday predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in the Assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

published on : 14th December 2017

Congress CM candidate Virbhadra Singh certain of victory in Himachal Pradesh polls

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.

published on : 9th November 2017

Himachal Pradesh polls: 74 per cent voting recorded as BJP, Congress battle in 68 constituencies

Himachal Pradesh today recorded its highest polling in assembly elections with 74 per cent of voters exercising their franchise, the Election Commission said.

published on : 9th November 2017

Over 1,800 visually challenged persons to cast votes in Himachal Pradesh

Mandi has the highest number of 671 visually challenged registered voters, and Lahaul and Spiti district the minimum 21 electors.

published on : 7th November 2017

Election Commission seizes over Rs one crore cash, gold in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

The police in Himachal Pradesh seized Rs 4.02 lakh on November 4, and again Rs 56.21 lakh on November 5.

published on : 7th November 2017

Demonetisation hurt farmers, hit tourism: Rahul Gandhi in Himachal Pradesh

Rahul said noteban was linked to the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls this year and the PM took the step without thinking.

published on : 6th November 2017

Himachal Pradesh Polls 2017: Facts and figures

The election is a big test for the incumbent Congress to retain one of the few states in which it is power.

published on : 6th November 2017

Himachal Pradesh polls: India's first voter 100-year-old Shyam Saran Negi upbeat to vote once more

Negi, who has never missed voting in any election, is a VIP of sorts as there is full media glare when he goes out to vote.

published on : 6th November 2017
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