Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections

  • HP polls: EC issued 73 notices to candidates for paid news 05-11-2012 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has issued 73 notices to candidates in the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls for paid news of which 19 have already been confirmed by the committee of the poll body. "We had 73 notices (for paid news) issued this time in the state and of these,...
  • Record 75 per cent voting in Himachal Pradesh 05-11-2012 07:41 AM

    Shimla/New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh on Sunday registered a record high polling of around 75 per cent in elections for 68 assembly constituencies, Election Commission officials said. The state's Chief Electoral Officer, Narinder Chauhan, said in Shimla, "The voter turnout was approximately 75 per cent." In New Delhi, Deputy Election Commissioner...
  • Over 68 pc voting in Himachal Assembly polls 04-11-2012 02:20 PM

    Shimla: Over 68 per cent polling was recorded till 5 pm on Sunday in the election to the 68-member Assembly in hill state of Himachal Pradesh. Polling had begun on a dull note apparently due to cold weather conditions. The minimum temperature was hovering around freezing point in Chopal in...
  • HP Assembly polls: 27 pc voting recorded till 11 am 04-11-2012 11:40 AM

    Shimla: Twenty seven per cent voting has been recorded till 11 am in the 2012 Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. The polling for the 68 seats of Himachal Pradesh Assembly began amid tight security on Sunday. Electors across the state were seen reaching polling stations even before voting...
  • Dhumal takes oath as Himachal Chief Minister 30-12-2007 05:51 PM

    Nagpur: It takes a brave captain to demand more runs from Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, but that's just what India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is doing. Dhoni wants the World Cup openers, two of the world's best batsmen, to produce bigger partnerships at the World Cup. Dhoni told reporters...
  • Saffron cover spreads over India's political map 28-12-2007 09:12 AM

    New Delhi: India play their next encounter against the Netherlands at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi and the quartet of Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir and Ashish Nehra will play a crucial role. Why? The reason lies in their knowledge of local conditions and a tricky wicket, which...
  • BJP plans ahead, ready for victory celebrations 28-12-2007 08:50 AM

    Bangalore: Ireland teenager George Dockrell said it had been a "dream come true" for him to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar after the underdogs gave World Cup co-hosts India a fright. India won the Group B match against the associate nation by five wickets at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday.But they...
  • BJP sweeps Himachal polls; Dhumal to be CM 28-12-2007 08:21 AM

    Chandigarh: They might have won two of their three matches so far but West Indies coach Ottis Gibson there is no room for complacency while playing in the World Cup and his team would be approaching each game with a "must-win attitude". "Nowadays you can't be complacent...we can't take any...
  • Identity confusion stops state minister from voting 19-12-2007 04:30 PM

    Chennai: New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori said his team must not lower their guard against tougher opposition after cantering to an easy 10-wicket win over Kenya in the World Cup on Sunday. Kiwi fast bowlers skittled the hapless African nation for 69 in 23.5 overs before knocking off the required...
  • Early voting goes slow in chilly Himachal Pradesh 19-12-2007 12:50 PM

    CNN-IBN's elite cricket panel discussed New Zealand's big win over Kenya as well as the likely outcome of Sri Lanka vs Canada game. ...
  • Parties make up for lost time just before Himachal polls 18-12-2007 02:09 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has urged his side's experienced players to shoulder the burden of responsibility at the World Cup after a disappointing defeat in their final warm-up match. The dashing batsman and leg-spinner missed Friday's 67-run defeat by England in Dhaka but insisted bouncing back was nothing new...
  • Political campaigning freezes in Himachal 15-12-2007 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: Every World Cup needs its moments and the 2011 edition needs them more than ever before. After two horrendously one-sided tournaments in 2003 and 2007 where Australia rampaged the opposition, this is the first time in more than a decade when more than one team is in with...