Himachal polls

18 Results

  • Congress violating model code of conduct, says Satti

    Congress violating model code of conduct, says Satti

    State BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti on Friday accused the government of violating model code of conduct in Himachal and said some officials who had proximity with Congress leaders are being given appointments and postings at new places.  Satti said the government......

    November 18, 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
  • Tibetans in Dharamsala divided over voting in Assembly poll

    Tibetans in Dharamsala divided over voting in Assembly poll

    Tibetans in Dharamsala, living in exile for long in the second capital of Himachal Pradesh, are divided over securing voting rights in India. Some of the Tibetans feel that exercising their vote in India could dilute their struggle for freedom......

    November 8, 2017
  • BJP's 'ease of doing corruption': Virbhadra targets Amit Shah's son

    BJP's 'ease of doing corruption': Virbhadra targets Amit Shah's son

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday targeted BJP President Amit Shah over the meteoric rise in the revenues of his son's company, a year after the party came to power at the Centre. Virbhadra Singh, charged by the......

    November 3, 2017
  • Himachal Elections 2017: Congress manifesto woos farmers, youths, employees

    Himachal Elections 2017: Congress manifesto woos farmers, youths, employees

    he ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday released its manifesto for the November 9 assembly election, promising interest-free loans to farmers, laptops for students and special grade pay scale for all employees. Releasing the manifesto, Congress leader and Health......

    November 1, 2017
  • Amit Shah accuses Virbhadra govt of not utilising Central grants properly

    Amit Shah accuses Virbhadra govt of not utilising Central grants properly

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday started the campaign trail in Himachal Pradesh and said the government did not utilise the Central grants properly. Addressing a public meeting at Jawali in Kangra district, Shah said the Congress government did......

    October 31, 2017
  • Himachal polls: Cong, BJP battle it out on social media to woo young voters

    Himachal polls: Cong, BJP battle it out on social media to woo young voters

    With around 46 per cent voters falling in the category of youth in Himachal Pradesh, both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are battling out on the social media to woo this section of the electorate. The war on social media platforms......

    October 30, 2017
  • Govt employees a key factor in Himachal Pradesh polls

    Govt employees a key factor in Himachal Pradesh polls

    The government employees have always been a key factor in deciding the fate of parties in Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls as their numbers are formidable. There is little opportunity in the private sector in Himachal Pradesh, although the industry is growing......

    October 26, 2017
  • Himachal polls: In a dramatic twist, Stokes files papers from Theog

    Himachal polls: In a dramatic twist, Stokes files papers from Theog

    In a dramatic turn of events on the last day of nomination, the Congress party chose to field senior minister, Vidya Stokes, 89, in Theog Assembly segment in Shimla district again. Confusion prevailed as Deepak Rathore, who was declared as......

    October 23, 2017
  • Elections together

    Elections together

    The BJP in its 2014 election manifesto promised to hold elections to the Lok Sabha and the state Assemblies simultaneously in future. The Election Commission has said it is logistically ready to hold simultaneous elections by September 2018 subject to......

    October 22, 2017
  • Himachal polls: 95 nominations filed on penultimate day

    Himachal polls: 95 nominations filed on penultimate day

    As many as 95 nominations were filed on Saturday for the November 9 Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls. With this, the total number of nominations filed for the polls so far has gone up to 195. The last day for filing......

    October 22, 2017
  • 73 file nominations for Himachal polls on day 4; total 100

    73 file nominations for Himachal polls on day 4; total 100

    As many as 73 candidates filed their nominations for the November 9 Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls on the fourth day of filing papers on Friday, taking the total number of nominations filed so far to 100. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh......

    October 21, 2017
  • Himachal polls: EC asks political parties to follow directions on campaign material

    Himachal polls: EC asks political parties to follow directions on campaign material

    The Election Commission has directed all the political parties to keep in view the directions issued by the Commission while printing and publishing any campaign material. A spokesperson for the State Election department said on Tuesday that every book or......

    October 17, 2017