Shimla: Almost 66 percent of the 4.8 million electors exercised their franchise in Himachal Pradesh where balloting for the four Lok Sabha seats was held peacefully Wednesday.
The state had
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results declared Thursday saw 22 candidates, including five independents, making their maiden entry into the House.
Those who made it to the
New Delhi: As the Congress on Thursday wrested power in Himachal Pradesh by getting a simple majority in the state Assembly, the party’s president Sonia Gandhi said she was
Shimla: Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and HPCC president Virbhadra Singh today won from Shimla(Rural) constituency defeating his BJP rival Ishwar Rohal by 19,033 votes.
Singh, who is a
Shimla: Himachal horticulture minister Narinder Bragata has been defeated from Jubbal and Kotkhai Seat in Shimla district.
He lost to Rohit Thakur of Congress by about 8,000 votes.
Shimla: Former BJP MP Suresh Chandel, who went into hibernation for seven years after the cash-for-query scandal in Parliament, was on Thursday defeated in the Himachal Pradesh election.
Shimla: As the Congress forged ahead of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh, the state’s Chief Minister and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal conceded defeat
Shimla: Conceding defeat, the outgoing Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, PK Dhumal said on Thursday that he was taken by surprise as to why the Bhartiya Janata Party lost in
New Delhi: BJP on Thursday conceded defeat in Himachal Pradesh with senior leader Shanta Kumar saying that the party accepted the poll verdict.
"We accept the verdict. All people in the BJP
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister P K Dhumal on Thursday won from the Hamirpur seat defeating his nearest Congress rival Narinder Thakur by a margin of over 9,500 votes.
Dhumal had won
Shimla: Former chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday expressed confidence that the Congress Party would form the government in Himachal Pradesh.
On being asked who will become the next
Shimla: As the Congress forged ahead of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, BJP’s spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said his party has not lost in
Shimla: Appearing confident of winning in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minster Prem Kumar Dhumal earlier on Thursday said that he would create history.
However, as trends
Shimla: As the votes were being counted for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2012, incumbent Chief Minister PK Dhumal expressed hope of a victory.
BJP’s Dhumal said “slow
Shimla: The verdict is out and the Congress under the leadership of Virbhadra Singh on Thursday wrested power in Himachal Pradesh by getting an absolute majority in the state
New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will decide who will be Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister if the party gains majority in the hill state, a senior party leader said on Wednesday.
Shimla: The fate of 459 candidates vying for the 68 assembly segments of Himachal Pradesh, sealed in EVMs for past 46 days, would be decided on Thursday with the counting of votes starting
New Delhi: On the eve of the poll results in Himachal Pradesh, Congress veteran Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday exuded confidence that his party will return to power and gave more than subtle signals
Shimla: The long gap of 46 days, between November 4 polling for Himachal Assembly and date of counting on December 20, has caused an additional expenditure of Rs 4 crore on security of Electronic
New Delhi: Congress will get a "more decisive" victory in Himachal Pradesh than that shown in the exit polls, state PCC Chief Virbhadra Singh claimed on Tuesday.
"Exit polls had yesterday shown
Shimla: Fearing for the safety of sealed Electronic Voting Machines, in which fate of the November 4 Himachal Pradesh polls is kept, state Congress chief Virbhadra Singh today shot off a letter to
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh Congress on Monday expelled 25 activists, including six-time MLA Singh Ram, from primary membership of the party for six years for anti-party activities during the
Shimla: Independents may hold the key to forming the next government in Himachal Pradesh after the poll results are declared December 20.
There is a neck-to-neck contest between arch-rivals
Shimla: Expressing confidence of sweeping the Assembly polls with a two-third majority, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday accused AICC president Sonia Gandhi and other
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh recorded second highest polling percentage of 73.92 in elections to 68 member Assembly on November 4 as per the final figures compiled by the state Election Commission
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon