Himachal Pradesh Polls

  • Himachal Pradesh: Polling for Mandi Lok Sabha by-election today 23-06-2013 05:10 AM

    Shimla: Polling in sixteen assembly segments for Mandi Lok Sabha by-poll in Himachal Pradesh will be held on Sunday while voting in rain ravaged Kinnaur constituency has been deferred to June 27. The counting of votes which was scheduled for June 27 has been deferred to June 30, Chief Electoral...
  • Battlelines drawn, Himachal Pradesh set for polls on Sunday 03-11-2012 02:57 PM

    Shimla: Battlelines have been drawn for Sunday’s poll for the 68-member Himachal Assembly where political heavyweights Prem Kumar Dhumal and Virbhadra Singh are jostling for attention of voters for whom the issue of price rise and corruption seems to have surpassed the anti-incumbency factor. The Bharatiya Janata Party and the...
  • Himachal Pradesh polls: Cong, BJP promise more jobs 02-11-2012 09:21 AM

    Hamirpur: Elections in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh will be held on Sunday, November 4. This time nearly 50 per cent of voters are below the age of 40. CNN-IBN found out that lack of jobs is a primary concern among the youth. Bharti, a student, studies at the...
  • HP polls: Land laws a key election issue 01-11-2012 09:55 AM

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh will go for polls on Sunday, November 4. One of the key election issues this time has been land. The state is seeing a construction boom and land prices are soaring. Vinod Sultanpuri, contesting for the Congress from Kasauli, has alleged that illegal benami land deals are...
  • Does Himachal BJP want Nitin Gadkari to stay away? 30-10-2012 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari's dubious business dealings are taking their political toll. The BJP President has had to cancel campaigning in Himachal Pradesh amidst reports that the state unit doesn't want him there. With reports that his tour to poll bound Himanchal may affect party's...
  • HP polls: Modi takes on PM, Tharoor and Sonia 29-10-2012 04:53 PM

    Mandi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was at his offensive best on Monday as he continued his attack on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. This time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongman took on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and newly-appointed Minister of State for Human Resources Development (HRD)...
  • HP elections: Sonia Gandhi to kickstart campaign 22-10-2012 07:21 AM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will kickstart the party's election campaign in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh on Monday with a rally in Mandi at 11 am. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi are expected to join the campaign later this month. Battle lines have been drawn...