Himachal polls

Himachal Pradesh polls: BJP on knife’s edge in Kangra valley

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.

published on : 7th November 2017

Himachal Pradesh polls: Congress likens Modi's 'mitron' to Gabbar Singh's 'kitne aadmi the'

Surjewala's remarks come days after Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi dubbed the Goods and Services Tax "Gabbar Singh Tax" during a rally in Gujarat.

published on : 5th November 2017

Congress is like termites, must be removed, says PM Modi in Himachal Pradesh

Modi said the Congress has conceded defeat in Himachal Pradesh as its senior leaders have "run away" from campaigning in the state leaving Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to his fate.

published on : 4th November 2017

Himachal poll battle gets personal: Congress' Virbhadra Singh attacks BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal

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.

published on : 4th November 2017

Modi magic not working in Himachal Pradesh: Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee president Sachin Pilot today accused the BJP of using enormous resources and money in the Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh as it was scared of defeat.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Himachal Pradesh polls: Modi, Rahul Gandhi have packed programmes

With Assembly polls round the corner in Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi have packed programmes in the state.

published on : 3rd November 2017

In Himachal Pradesh, lampooning takes up large part of polls as BJP takes on Congress

It’s almost as if both the Congress and the BJP, locked in a direct fight, want to quickly get Himachal out of the way, so as to focus on the ‘real fight’ in Gujarat.

published on : 3rd November 2017

How cannabis in Himachal's hills is turning phirangs into locals

The snow-capped mountains and gushing brooks of Himachal seem straight out of a Tennyson poem but there’s a stark side to this seeming serenity: ever-increasing drug cultivation and abuse.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Himachal Pradesh Congress expels seven rebel leaders

The Himachal Pradesh Congress today expelled seven leaders for announcing to contest against its official candidates in the upcoming assembly polls, according to a party statement.

published on : 28th October 2017

It's a family matter: Congress bypasses own policy to give ticket to Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh's son   

Sources said that Vikramaditya, who has been given the much-coveted Shimla (rural) seat, had gone to Delhi on Saturday to lobby for the decision.

published on : 22nd October 2017