BHUPINDER SINGH HOODA

  • Kumari Selja blames Bhupinder Singh Hooda for Congress's defeat, says Haryana was a one man show 13 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after the party's massive and humiliating drubbing in Assembly elections 2014, senior Congress leader Kumari Selja blamed former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the defeat. After being reduced to almost a regional party status in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress was trying to regain...
  • Haryana polls: Only 20 MLAs retain their seats Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Only 20 MLAs retained their seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly. They were 12 from Congress, three from BJP, four from INLD and another MLA, who was in INLD, contested as a nominee of BJP this time. The Congress candidates who retained their seats were outgoing Chief Minister Bhupinder...
  • BJP gets majority in Haryana for the first time Yesterday

    Chandigarh: In its best performance in nearly three decades, BJP created a record getting majority on its own in the 90-member Haryana Assembly winning 47 seats. The saffron party's previous best performance was in 1987 when it won 16 of the 20 seats it had contested....
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP dethrones Congress, INLD fails to make a comeback Yesterday

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to form government in Haryana for the very first time after registering a record victory in the state by winning 47 of the 90 seats. As BJP made huge leaps in the state, ruling Congress was badly decimated in the polls. It won...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas Yesterday

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • Congress fights Maharashtra, Haryana polls with old guard, loses badly Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even after its massive and humiliating drubbing in the 16th Lok Sabha elections, the Congress seemed to have learnt no lessons. With no change in the leadership, the Congress fought the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana with the old guard and lost badly. After being reduced to almost...
  • Hooda resigns as Haryana CM, all eyes on BJP CM nominee Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday evening submitted his resignation following Congress's massive loss in the Assembly elections. A few hours after it became clear that Bharatiya Janata Party would be forming the next government in the state after 10 years of Congress rule, Hooda reached Raj Bhavan...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly...
  • Hope the new Haryana government will keep up the good work, says Bhupinder Singh Hooda Yesterday

    Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda thanks Sonia Gandhi for giving him the support to develop Haryana. "I congratulate those who will form the new government in Haryana. I hope the pace of development that Haryana has taken will be taken further," said Hooda. ...
  • Election Cartoons: Haryana's CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda after poll results Yesterday

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly and 90-member Haryana Assembly is in its final phase, here is what Cartoonist Neelabh imagines Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda after the poll results. ...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: CM Bhupinder Hooda retains Garhi Sampla Kiloi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even as the ruling Congress got decimated in the Assembly elections, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda retained his constituency Garha Sampla Kiloi. He defeated Indian National Lok Dal's Satish Kumar Nandal by a margin of over 25,000 votes. Garhi Sampla Kiloi in Jind district was amongst the...
  • Assembly elections: Political developments in Haryana as the counting progressed Yesterday

    New Delhi: 4:30 pm: Final tally stands at: BJP- 47, INLD-19, Congress-15, HJC-2. Shiromani Akali Dal and Bahujan Samaj Party 1 each. 3:30 pm: INLD's Dushyant Chautala loses to BJP's Prem Lata in Uchana Kalan. 2:45 pm: Naina Singh of the Chautala family has been declared winner in the Dabwali constituency where...
  • Haryana has progressed under the Congress: Deepender Singh Hooda 5 days ago

    Haryana has seen an impressive voter turnout of 62 per cent till 4 pm on Wednesday. Highest polling has been recorded in Kurukshetra so far. ...
  • Watch: Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda plays badminton on voting day 5 days ago

    Amidst the election heat on the voting day, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was seen engaging in a spirited badminton match in his hometown. ...
  • Modi campaigned as if he is the CM candidate, says Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda 5 days ago

    Rohtak: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is facing anti-incumbency after his two-term rule in the state. Hooda is, however, confident that he will be able to beat anti-incumbency and get a third term. "There is no anti-incumbency. Since I am leading the campaign, if the Congress wins, I will be...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Events through the day 5 days ago

    Faridabad/Rohtak: 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per cent. 6.30 pm: Haryana crosses 2009 figures to reach 73 per cent voter turnout; Kaithal and Sirsa record highest figure at 80.4 per cent. 6.00 pm: 72.1 per cent total voter turnout till 6.00 pm. Sirsa registers the maximum turnout...
  • Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly elections: Events through the day 5 days ago

    New Delhi: 9.39 pm: Haryana sees record voter turnout at 76 per cent. 9.30 pm: Approximate 64 pc turn out recorded in Maharashtra assembly elections. Mumbai (City) : 54.1 per cent; Mumbai (Suburbs): 52 per cent; Mumbai (combined): 53.05 per cent. 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per...
  • Triangular fight in Haryana, Congress banks on development, BJP on change, INLD on sympathy 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: The small and relatively prosperous state of Haryana will vote on Wednesday to elect the new government. For the time, since the state of Haryana was created in 1967, it has been witnessing a hotly contested triangular fight with some minor parties thrown in. The BJP, which had been...
  • Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda's seat Garhi Sampla Kiloi tough for BJP, INLD 1 week ago

    Garhi Sampla Kiloi: Even as the streets of Haryana remain abuzz with political activities, there is a calm air about Garhi Sampla Kiloi, which is Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's constituency. As one arrives at this hamlet leaving behind the bustling Delhi-Rohtak road, one can't help but notice the sense of...
  • Congress sources say party losing Haryana elections, may get just 20 seats 1 week ago

    Rohtak: The ruling Congress is headed for a massive defeat in the upcoming Assembly elections, party sources have told IBNLive. Congress will be reduced to a little over 20 seats, said a party leader, not wanting to be named. "Congress will come second in the fray with just over 20 seats....
  • Haryana CM must change if Congress comes to power again, says 6-time party MLA from Rewari 1 week ago

    Rewari: Haryana's Rewari constituency has been a Congress stronghold for over 20 years. Congress MLA Captain Ajay Singh Yadav has represented Rewari since 1991 and remains the frontrunner in the forthcoming Assembly elections on October 15. With such experience and following, having chief ministerial ambitions is no surprise. Speaking to IBNLive,...
  • Haryana polls: What explains BJP's sudden rise in a two-party state? October 11, 2014

    Rohtak: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claims that its journey to forming the government in Haryana in Chandigarh starts at Rohtak. The BJP state office is also located in Rohtak, not in the state capital Chandigarh. The BJP had been a marginal player in the state politics till it swept the...
  • Haryana elections: CM Hooda gets development right & caste combinations wrong in family bastion Rohtak October 11, 2014

    Rohtak (Haryana): Once you cross the Delhi border and enter Haryana, you will see all round development taking place across Haryana's Rohtak, Jhajjar and Sonepat districts. A beautiful six-lane highway takes you to Rohtak city in less than 50 minutes from Bahadurgarh, the fast developing city on the Haryana-Delhi border. Even...
  • Haryana elections: Khattar rides on Modi wave, Congress plays the outsider card in Karnal October 10, 2014

    Karnal: Bharatiya Janata Party is riding high on the Narendra Modi wave and is hopeful of a repeat of the Lok Sabha polls results in the Haryana Assembly elections. Even though Manohar Lal Khattar, the candidate from Karnal constituency is an outsider, he is being seen by many as the...
  • Haryana: Modi to campaign in Hooda's stronghold Rohtak today October 8, 2014

    Rohtak: On the campaign trail ahead of the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Rohtak which is the stronghold of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Rohtak is also the constituency that withstood the Modi wave during the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year in which...
  • Ignored medical advice against campaigning to save Haryana from corrupt Congress: Chautala October 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: Under attack for campaigning in Haryana polls while out on bail on health grounds, senior INLD leader Om Parkash Chautala on Tuesday said that he decided to "ignore" medical advice to rid the state of "corrupt" Congress. "My health is not permitting, but just to ensure that people of...
  • Land deal nod Hooda government's parting gift to Gandhi family: BJP October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday termed the Haryana government's approval to the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF as its "parting gift" to the Gandhi family and questioned the Bhupinder Singh Hooda dispensation for displaying "haste" in clearing it. The party also attacked the state government for "shying away" from...
  • Hooda claims pro-incumbency, opposition says Congress a sinking ship October 7, 2014

    Rohtak: With assembly polls round the corner, the state Congress battling anti-incumbency and under fire over alleged land scam, on Tuesday instead claimed a "pro-incumbency", even as the opposition hit out at the Hooda government saying it won't be able to "save the sinking ship." Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who...
  • Harayana polls: Will quit politics if involvement in Vadra-DLF land deal proved, says Hooda October 6, 2014

    Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has dismissed allegations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mere election propaganda. He said that he was ready to quit politics if his involvement was proved in land deals between Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and DLF. He said, "Haryana government has...
  • Haryana elections 2014: List of Congress candidates October 6, 2014

    The Congress is hoping to hold ground in Haryana as it looks for a silver lining after the debacle in the General Elections. Following is the list of Congress's candidates for the Haryana Assembly elections 2014: 1-Kalka Vidhan Sabha Seat - Manvir Kaur Gill 2-Panchkula Vidhan Sabha Seat - DK Bansal 3-Nariangarh Vidhan...