Uttarakhand Polls

  • Cong name candidates for Punjab, U'khand polls 09-01-2012 12:26 AM

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday announced a list of six candidates for Punjab and Uttarakhand assembly elections. The names of Vinay Mahajan and Gurpreet Kaur Dhaliwal figured in the list announced for Punjab. They will contest from Sujanpur and Mansa constituencies respectively. Aryendra Sharma (Sahaspur), Devendra Sethi (Dehradun Cantt), Hiran...
  • Uttarakhand: Cong declares list of 51 candidates 06-01-2012 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday declared a list of 51 candidates for the forthcoming elections to 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly. Harak Singh Rawat will be the Congress candidate from Rudraprayag seat while others in the fray include Jodh Singh Gunsola (Mussorie), Rajpal Singh Kharola (Rishikesh) and Satpal Brahmachari from Hardwar....
  • Assembly elections: Uma Bharati meets Ramdev 06-01-2012 10:20 AM

    Haridwar: The BJP is leaving no stone unturned to campaign against the Congress in the upcoming assembly elections in five states - Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa. Party leader Uma Bharti met yoga guru Baba Ramdev in Haridwar late Thursday evening. Ramdev had earlier announced his plans to...
  • Ramdev to take on 'corrupt' leaders in state polls 05-01-2012 01:54 PM

    Haridwar: Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's social outfit, the Bharat Swabhiman Trust, has initiated a training programme for young volunteers from across the nation to campaign against 'corrupt and tainted' political leaders during the upcoming five-state assembly polls. Ahead of the upcoming state assembly polls, Ramdev and his brigade of dedicated...
  • Uttarakhand: row over tickets as BJP MLAs cry foul 05-01-2012 01:38 PM

    Dehradun: Miffed over not being given party tickets to contest in the upcoming assembly polls in Uttarakhand, legislators of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) voiced their ire and cried foul over the issue. The BJP denied tickets to 10 party legislators for the upcoming polls, sparking a sharp outcry from the...
  • Anna not to campaign in the upcoming polls 05-01-2012 12:57 PM

    Pune: In the battle between Team Anna and the government, the government can heave a sigh of relief. Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will not campaign in the upcoming Assembly elections in five states, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi confirmed on Thursday. Bedi, who met Anna Hazare in Pune, also added...
  • Sonia misses second date with Uttarakhand 04-01-2012 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi missed out on addressing a rally in Uttarakhand for the second time as her chopper could not take off due to bad weather on Wednesday. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson was supposed to address a rally in Haldwani district of Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Corruption cases dented BJP's image in 2011 03-01-2012 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: Fight for oneupmanship among the top brass in the BJP and a slew of corruption cases plaguing its governments in Karnataka and Uttarakhand blunted the main Opposition's attacks in 2011 against the Congress-led dispensation reeling under scams and policy paralysis. 83-year-old L K Advani, with his never-say-quit spirit,...
  • BJP declares list for UP, U'khand, Punjab polls 03-01-2012 01:35 AM

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday night declared its second list comprising 81 candidates for Uttar Pradesh, along with candidates for 48 seats of Uttarakhand and 20 seats of Punjab for the forthcoming Assembly elections in these states. After declaring candidates for 143 seats of UP earlier, the BJP Central Election...
  • Ex-IAS officer launches website on polls 02-01-2012 08:30 PM

    Chandigarh: An interactive website listing information regarding two past Assembly elections in five states which go to polls later this month was launched on Monday. Five states - Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, will feature on the website where users can find information about candidates, constituencies, total votes...
  • Budget to be presented after state polls: Pranab 02-01-2012 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Budget will be presented after the completion of elections in five states, but the Government has not yet decided the final date of presentation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday. "We have not yet decided the time (for the Budget), but naturally it will be...
  • Unhappy with Uttarakhand poll schedule: Khanduri 24-12-2011 09:42 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister BC Khanduri said that it will be tough for the voters as winter will be at its peak. ...
  • Polling in Uttarakhand on Jan 30 for 70 seats 24-12-2011 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: The elections in Uttarakhand will be held on January 30 for 70 seats. The battle for Uttarakhand will also be a straight fight for the Congress and the BJP. Corruption will be the major poll issue in Uttarakhand. The poll will also be a test of the on...
  • 7-phase poll for UP from Feb 4, results on Mar 4 24-12-2011 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for the Assembly elections in five states " Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. While Uttar Pradesh will go for a seven-phase election, the other states will have one phase each. The elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held...
  • Anna's campaign should be tackled electorally: Sonia 24-12-2011 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: In another strong attack on Anna Hazare and his team, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, in a meeting with the Congress General Secretaries said that Anna's campaign needs to be tackled electorally. She told the Congress General Secretaries that they must ensure that the Congress wins in Punjab, Uttarakhand...
  • EC to announce election dates for five states 24-12-2011 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission will announce poll dates for five states including Uttar Pradesh on Saturday at 4:30 pm. Assembly polls will be held in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Goa. Uttar Pradesh is likely to have a 5-phase election, possibly in February. The other four states are...
  • EC to finalise poll schedule for assembly polls 23-12-2011 10:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is likely to finalise on Saturday the schedule for assembly polls in the five states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, amid indications that the poll dates could be announced "very soon". The poll schedule would be finalised after the meeting between Chief...
  • EC likely to announce poll dates for five states 23-12-2011 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates of polls in five states on Friday. Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Goa are all scheduled to have Assembly elections in 2012. Uttar Pradesh is likely to have a 5-phase election, possibly in Feburary. The other four states...
  • Polls in 5 states including UP in Feb: Sources 12-12-2011 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Assembly elections in five states including the politically crucial Uttar Pradesh and Punjab are likely to be held in February. The other states which will be holding Assembly elections are Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa. Uttar Pradesh is likely to see elections in five phases and the entire...