Himachal Pradesh Elections

  • Battle for the states: Modi scores hattrick in Gujarat, Cong sweeps HP December 21, 2012

    It was a dramatic day for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh as the voters' verdict in the assembly elections 2012 came out. While Narendra Modi scored a hattrick in Gujarat with a convincing victory, Congress's top leadership was routed in the state though the party performed well in rural Gujarat. In...
  • Modi wins again in Gujarat, Congress bags Himachal December 20, 2012

    Modi declared Thursday that his hattrick of an election win held a national message and that he was serving "Mother India" besides his own state. ...
  • BJP's Dhumal concedes defeat in Himachal elections December 20, 2012

    Conceding defeating in Himachal Pradesh elections, BJP's PK Dhumal said he would not blame outside factors for the poll debacle and would instead try to find out the internal reasons. ...
  • I am not in the race for Himachal CM: Anand Sharma December 20, 2012

    Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma ruled himself out from the race for the chief ministership of Himachal Pradesh where the Congress has returned to power after five years. ...
  • Gujarat results show Modi still holds his sway: Sibal December 20, 2012

    Congratulating Narendra Modi for winning Gujarat assembly elections, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said the Congress is happy that though it lost in Gujarat, the party saw a divisive victory in Himachal Pradesh. ...
  • Himachal Pradesh elections: 'Rebels dented BJP's voteshare' December 18, 2012

    CNNIBN's poll has predicted that the Congress will win between 2935 seats in the 68 member Assembly. ...
  • Postpoll survey: Modi set to retain Gujarat; BJP, Cong in dead heat in Himachal December 18, 2012

    The BJP under Modi's leadership is set to trounce the Congress and give the Gujarat CM a hattrick of electoral victories. ...
  • Battle for the States: Young and restless in Himachal November 3, 2012

    A look at what the young people in the state feel about various issues concerning them ahead of the Assembly elections. ...
  • Proud that I've never lost my cool or attacked the media: Narendra Modi October 31, 2012

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been criticised for his 'Rs 50 crore girlfriend' comment about MoS HRD Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. But on Wednesday, he gave himself credit for never attacking the media. "I am proud that although I have been targeted so many times by people, I...
  • Vote out the BJP, Sonia tells Himachal Pradesh October 30, 2012

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday put in her first appearance in Himachal Pradesh as it approaches the polls. The state votes on Sunday. Sonia Gandhi told Shimla to vote out the BJP. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 24, 2012

    BJP leader Prakash Javadekar defends party president Nitin Gadkari over corruption allegations. Congress's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh apologises to media for threatening it. Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya confirms plans to attend Indian Grand Prix in Noida later this week even as the airline's staff protest demanding payment...
  • News 360: Gadkari gets support within BJP, silences critics October 24, 2012

    Refuting corruption charges against BJP President Nitin Gadkari, senior party leader LK Advani on Wednesday said that allegations against Gadkari were more to neutralise the unprecedented charges against the ruling UPA. Gadkari also got the support of RSS leader MG Vaidya who called it a trial by media. The BJP said...
  • BJP demands SIT probe into allegations against Virbhadra Singh October 23, 2012

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday turned the spotlight on the Congress's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh and sought an inquiry into Singh's tax returns and alleged land scams ahead of the elections. The BJP also hit back at the Congress by raking up the corruption accusations...
  • News 360: Election dates for Gujarat, Himachal announced October 3, 2012

    Himachal Pradesh will vote on November 4 while elections in Gujarat will be held on December 13 and December 17. ...