Himachal Elections 2017

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  • Himachal verdict: Dangerous speculations in the air

    Himachal verdict: Dangerous speculations in the air

    While most minds in Himachal Pradesh are set on 18 December (when the Assembly poll results will be out), strong speculation (sometimes rather wild) is doing the rounds. There were times when such speculation in this small state contained a grain of......

    November 17, 2017
  • Congress, BJP in introspection mode ahead of HP assembly poll results

    Congress, BJP in introspection mode ahead of HP assembly poll results

    With over a month's time remaining for declaration of results of recently concluded Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections, both the main political parties, Congress and BharatiyaJanata Party (BJP) are in analysis mode to assess the outcome. BJP would conduct the meeting......

    November 16, 2017
  • Himachal polls: Congress expels 23 leaders for anti-party activities

    Himachal polls: Congress expels 23 leaders for anti-party activities

    Congress party on has expelled, 23 of its party leaders, for anti-party activities during the recently held Assembly elections. The list of 23 Congress leaders includes Yadupati Thakur from Sarkaghat Assembly constituency, a close aide of Himachal Pradesh Youth Congress......

    November 15, 2017
  • Choosy voters, wary leaders

    Choosy voters, wary leaders

    Literate, aware and spirited voters of the tiny hill state of Himachal Pradesh always keep politicians on toes as their expectations are very high. The just concluded Assembly poll was no exception. In fact, this time the people broke all......

    November 13, 2017
  • Assembly elections: Voter turnout highest ever in Himachal at 74.6%

    Assembly elections: Voter turnout highest ever in Himachal at 74.6%

    The hill state of Himachal Pradesh witnessed the record voter turnout in the Assembly polls 2017 held on Thursday at 74.6 per cent. The record turnout this year surpassed poll turnout of 74.51 per cent in 2003 elections. And while the political......

    November 10, 2017
  • A swing of 4-5% in vote share changes power in Himachal

    A swing of 4-5% in vote share changes power in Himachal

    The elections are keenly fought in Himachal Pradesh, so much, that a swing of 4-5 per cent in vote share up or down changes the fortunes of political parties in the small hill state. Himachal has 68 Assembly constituencies, including......

    November 9, 2017
  • Independent India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi casts vote in Kinnaur

    Independent India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi casts vote in Kinnaur

    Shyam Saran Negi, Himachal Pradesh's oldest voter aged 100, and his wife on Thursday cast their votes at a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district as elections were held to elect the 68-member assembly in the hill state. "I have never......

    November 9, 2017
  • Young and elderly flood polling booths in Himachal

    Young and elderly flood polling booths in Himachal

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    November 9, 2017
  • Over 74% voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Over 74% voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Polling for the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections in a single phase ended on Thursday, with initial figures of 74 per cent voter turnout. The results will be declared on 18 December. Election officials said the polling was peaceful and no......

    November 9, 2017
  • PM Modi asks Himachal electors to participate in ‘mahaparva of democracy’

    PM Modi asks Himachal electors to participate in ‘mahaparva of democracy’

    As hill state Himachal Pradesh goes for Assembly Polls on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked electors to vote in record numbers to mark the grand festivity of democracy. “Today polling is taking place in 'Devbhoomi' Himachal Pradesh. I urge......

    November 9, 2017
  • LIVE Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: 13.7% voting in first two hours

    LIVE Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: 13.7% voting in first two hours

    Polling for the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections began amid tight security on Thursday, with 13.72 per cent voters exercising their franchise in the first two hours. Voters across the state could be seen reaching polling stations even before polling......

    November 9, 2017
  • Himachal goes to polls on Thursday, it’s Virbhadra versus BJP

    Himachal goes to polls on Thursday, it’s Virbhadra versus BJP

    Its Congress Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh versus Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh as the hill state goes to 2017 Assembly polls on 9 November. The BJP campaigned aggressively with Prime Minister Modi and central ministers pitching in to......

    November 8, 2017
  • Congress dares PM Modi to release list of 'benami' property holders

    Congress dares PM Modi to release list of 'benami' property holders

    Congress has dared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release the list of those Congressmen, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claims to be holding benami properties in the name of their cooks, drivers. Addressing mediapersons on Wednesday, Deputy leader of Opposition, Anand Sharma, confronted......

    November 8, 2017