LS polls: Two-thirds vote in Himachal Pradesh

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.

22 new faces in Himachal Assembly

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results declared Thursday saw 22 candidates, including five independents, making their maiden entry into the House.

Himachal Pradesh election results: Sonia Gandhi pleased

As the Congress wrested power in Himachal Pradesh by getting a simple majority in the state Assembly, the party’s president Sonia Gandhi said she was very happy and pleased with the results.

Virbhadra Singh wins Shimla seat

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.

Himachal horticulture minister defeated

Himachal horticulture minister Narinder Bragata has been defeated from Jubbal and Kotkhai Seat in Shimla district.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results: BJP`s cash-for-query ex-MP defeated

Former BJP MP Suresh Chandel had gone into hibernation for seven years after the cash-for-query scandal in Parliament.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2012: Dhumal concedes defeat

As the Congress forged ahead of the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh, the state’s Chief Minister and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal conceded defeat.

Don’t know where we went wrong: PK Dhumal on BJP’s defeat in HP

Conceding defeat PK Dhumal said on Thursday that he was taken by surprise as to why the Bhartiya Janata Party lost in the hill state.

BJP concedes defeat in HP polls

BJP on Thursday conceded defeat in Himachal Pradesh with senior leader Shanta Kumar saying that the party accepted the poll verdict.

PK Dhumal wins from Hamirpur

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.

Sonia Gandhi to decide Himachal Pradesh’s next CM: Virbhadra Singh

Former chief minister Virbhadra Singh expressed confidence that the Congress Party would form the government in Himachal Pradesh.

BJP has not lost in Himachal Pradesh yet: Naqvi

As the Congress forged ahead of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Himachal Pradesh, BJP’s spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said his party has not lost in the mountainous state as yet.

Himachal Pradesh`s `confident` CM ready for `people`s decision`

Appearing confident of winning in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minster Prem Kumar Dhumal said that he would create history.

Slow and steady wins the race: Dhumal

As the votes were being counted for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2012, incumbent Chief Minister PK Dhumal expressed hope of a victory.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2012: Virbhadra steers Congress to power

The Congress has won 36 out of the total 68 seats, while the ruling BJP has managed to get only 26. Others have won six seats.

Sonia will decide on CM if Cong wins majority: Birendra Singh

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will decide who will be Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister if the party gains majority in the hill state.

Himachal polls: Fate of 459 candidates to be decided on Thursday

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.

Himachal poll: Virbhadra indicates CM aspirations

Congress veteran Virbhadra Singh exuded confidence that his party will return to power and gave more than subtle signals that he would like to become the next Chief Minister.

Rs 4 crore spent on security of EVMs in Himachal

The gap of 46 days, between polling for Himachal Assembly & date of counting, has caused an additional expenditure of Rs 4 crore on security of EVMs.

Virbhadra confident of decisive Cong victory in HP polls

Congress will get a "more decisive" victory in Himachal Pradesh than that shown in the exit polls, state PCC Chief Virbhadra Singh claimed.

Virbhadra fears for safety of EVMs, writes to Election Comm

State Congress Chief Virbhadra Singh on Sunday shot off a letter to Election Commission to beef up security at store rooms where EVMs are kept.

HP Cong expels 25 for anti-party activities

Himachal Pradesh Congress on Monday expelled 25 activists from primary membership of the party for six years.

Independents hold key to next Himachal government

Independents may hold the key to forming the next government in Himachal Pradesh after the poll results are declared December 20.

Dhumal optimistic about returning to power

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday accused AICC president Sonia Gandhi of distorting facts to mislead voters.

73.92 per cent polling in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh recorded second highest polling percentage of 73.92 in elections to 68 member Assembly on November 4.

Should local issues be the focus in Assembly Elections?

With the Assembly elections due in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh where national parties Congress and BJP are engaged in a direct fight.

Should local issues be the focus in Assembly Election?

With the Assembly elections due in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh where national parties Congress and BJP are engaged in a direct fight.

Will BJP retain power in Himachal Pradesh?

Will BJP retain power in Himachal Pradesh?

40 voters in Himachal reject all candidates

Forty electors in Himachal Pradesh rejected all the candidates for the assembly polls and went away without voting, an official said here Tuesday.

40 voters in Himachal reject all candidates

Forty electors in Himachal Pradesh rejected all the candidates for the assembly polls and went away without voting, an official said here Tuesday.