PTI | November 6, 2017 9:49 AM
Facing his old rival, sitting BJP MLA Vijay Agnihotri in a six-cornered contest, Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu is leaving no stone unturned to avenge his 2012 poll defeat from the Nadaun Assembly constituency in Hamirpur district.
PTI | November 6, 2017 7:04 AM
Describing the Himachal election as a “one-sided” contest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the Congress of running away from the battlefield and said it had nothing left to do but grieve in the coming days.
IANS | November 5, 2017 4:22 PM
There will be no politics of revenge if the BJP comes to power in Himachal Pradesh, says the party’s chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal, asserting that restoration of law and order and eliminating the mafia in the state will be his first priority.
FE Online | November 5, 2017 12:27 PM
On the positive aspects of linking Aadhaar Card with to government subsidies like LPG subsidy and pensions, Modi said that several loopholes and fake names have been unearthed and that it would not have been possible without digitising India.
Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Himachal Pradesh on penultimate day of campaigning, PM Modi questions absence of firepower in CongressFE Online | November 5, 2017 11:13 AM
During his one day visit, Rahul will address rallies in Paonta Sahib, Chamba, and Nagrota (in Kangra district).
PTI | November 4, 2017 3:56 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Congress has conceded defeat in Himachal Pradesh as its senior leaders have “run away” from campaigning in the state leaving Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to his fate.
FE Online | November 4, 2017 2:24 PM
The only SP candidate in the state has started campaigning with only Rs 1,000 and travels to places within the Churah constituency in Chamba district in a borrowed Bolero with his friends.
PTI | November 4, 2017 2:01 PM
Harassed by troops of monkeys which frequently attack passers-by and destroy crops, residents of Himachal Pradesh are being promised relief from the simian menace by both the BJP and the Congress if voted to power in the upcoming elections.
PTI | November 4, 2017 1:23 PM
On a hazy afternoon, a group of curious school boys makes a brief halt at a poll rally of the ruling Congress in village Pandoga here as a local leader delivers a speech centred around the drug abuse issue.
IANS | November 4, 2017 1:15 PM
Having settled the issue in his family’s favour, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Anurag Thakur now says declaring his father Prem Kumar Dhumal as the chief ministerial face in Himachal Pradesh has cleared all “confusion” and has swung the voters in the party’s favour in the assembly elections.
PTI | November 4, 2017 12:43 PM
Himachal Pradesh BJP president and three-time MLA Satpal Satti is set to face Congress’ Satpal Raizada in the upcoming state Assembly polls, with both promising development in the state if voted to power.
PTI | November 4, 2017 11:55 AM
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is banking on his popularity as he takes on a political greenhorn Rattan Singh Pal of BJP in Arki constituency of Solan district after leaving the Shimla Rural seat for son Vikramaditya Singh.
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: It will be a do-or-die battle equally for Congress and BJP CM facesIANS | November 3, 2017 1:47 PM
It’s literally a do-or-die battle for both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial faces in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly polls.
Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: BJP’s first woman candidate, Indu Goswami aims at breaking trendsFE Online | November 3, 2017 1:12 PM
Indu Goswami who joined BJP in 1988 said that she has been working hard and had worked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the late 80s as the vice-president of BJP Yuva Morcha.
Battle for Himachal Pradesh: PM Modi fires Doklam ‘bullet’ on Rahul Gandhi; Army, Kashmir, corruption dominate his campaign pitchFE Online | November 3, 2017 11:07 AM
Himachal election 2017: PM Narendra Modi held two massive rallies in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.
PM Modi sells dreams in ‘Dev Bhoomi’ Himachal, keeps Rahul Gandhi, Chidambaram on firing line: HighlightsFE Online | November 2, 2017 3:44 PM
Himachal election 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised to create the Himachal Pradesh of the “dreams” of people and take the state to new heights of development if BJP is voted to power.
PTI | November 2, 2017 1:25 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress for promising “zero tolerance” on corruption when its own chief minister was facing allegations of graft and said the state’s ruling party had become a “laughing club”.
PM Narendra Modi slams Congress, says people looted Himachal Pradesh are promising zero tolerance on corruptionFE Online | November 2, 2017 1:04 PM
Addressing a gathering in Kangra, Modi said, “Congress chief minister from the state is himself facing corruption charges, but they have promised zero tolerance on corruption. “
PM Modi in Himachal Live: ‘BJP headed for a massive victory, no ‘panja’ can loot people’s money anymore’FE Online | November 2, 2017 4:02 PM
Himachal election 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Himachal Pradesh today ahead of the November 9 polls in the hill state.
Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: Shocking! Those with criminal cases fielded by BJP, Cong, BSP, othersFE Online | November 1, 2017 7:56 PM
The report gave complete insight about the criminal background of the contesting candidates. As per the report, Out of the 338 candidates analysed, 61(18%) candidates have declared criminal cases against them.
FE Online | November 1, 2017 3:44 PM
As the dates for the assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh are inching closer, the exchange of salvos between the two major contending parties, the BJP and the Congress has intensified
PTI | November 1, 2017 3:23 PM
The ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh today released its manifesto, promising to strengthen the farm sector by granting interest-free loans to farmers, creation of 1.50 lakh jobs in the government sector and free laptops to 50,000 college students.
PTI | November 1, 2017 3:14 PM
Himachal Pradesh assembly elections 2017: An intense electoral battle is on the cards in the hills and valleys of the state.
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: 65 companies of central forces dispatched for election dutyPTI | October 31, 2017 10:48 PM
Sixty-five companies of paramilitary forces, comprising about 6,500 personnel, are being dispatched by the Centre for election duty in Himachal Pradesh.
Gujarat, Himachal assembly elections 2017: EC puts brakes on rail timetable publicity, new trains for poll-bound statesPTI | October 31, 2017 9:45 PM
The Election Commission has barred the railways from publicising its new timetables and introducing new trains for poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
PTI | October 31, 2017 5:52 PM
Union minister Nitin Gadkari today attacked the Nehru-Gandhi family over its alleged failure to eradicate poverty and corruption during its rule, and said all it has alleviated is the poverty of the party leaders and their families.
FE Online | October 31, 2017 5:07 PM
Himachal Pradesh election 2017: Prem Kumar Dhumal, a two-time former Chief Minister of the state, is the BJP chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming election in the state.
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