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BJP wins 44 out of 68 seats in Himachal with best vote share ever

As many as 338 candidates contested the 2017 assembly elections in Himachal of which only 5 per cent (19) were women candidates

Business Standard 19 Dec 2017 11:50 am

Pain after Himachal gain: Fulfilling promises to be a challenge for new CM

Fund crunch may come in the way of infrastructure development; women's safety another issue that will be in focus

Business Standard 19 Dec 2017 1:08 am

Himachal Pradesh election results: BJP leads in 41 seats, Congress in 23

Others have bagged 4 seats; most exit polls have indicated the BJP's return to power with an absolute majority

Business Standard 18 Dec 2017 2:16 pm

Election results: BJP confident of sweeping Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh polls

The trends for Gujarat polls show BJP leading in 102 seats while Congress in 78; in Himachal, BJP leads in 44 seats

Business Standard 18 Dec 2017 11:24 am

Himachal election results 2017: Virbhadra, Dhumal square off in hill state

The counting for the single-phase Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections will begin at 8 am and results are expected to come out by afternoon

Business Standard 18 Dec 2017 8:13 am

EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law

The poll panel also simultaneously withdrew its notice of December 13 to Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Business Standard 18 Dec 2017 3:08 am

Himachal results: As counting nears, BJP, Congress both claim victory

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who returned to Shimla after 18 days, dismissed the exit poll results

Business Standard 18 Dec 2017 2:36 am

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: Highest voter turnout recorded at 74%

Congress leader and incumbent Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh is contesting against BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal

Business Standard 9 Nov 2017 7:56 pm

Himachal polls: 158 of 338 candidates are crorepatis; 10 facts on Assembly

158 out of 338 candidates are crorepatis; 59 out of 68 are from Congress, 47 out of 68 from BJP

Business Standard 9 Nov 2017 1:01 pm

Himachal polls: Dhumal sure he'll be next CM; Modi asks people to cast vote

Prem Kumar Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur have already cast their votes that began at 8 am and will continue till 5 pm

Business Standard 9 Nov 2017 10:40 am

Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls: BJP, Cong slug it out for 68 seats today

Political observers say the contest between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is neck and neck as there is no clear wave in favour of any party

Business Standard 9 Nov 2017 8:17 am

Himachal Pradesh goes to polls today

BJP is confident of a massive win

Business Standard 9 Nov 2017 1:26 am

Himachal polls: Congress to contest against BJP in 68 constituencies

Congress led by the chief minister and the BJP led with former chief minister Dhumal are contesting all 68 seats while the BSP is contesting 42 seats

Business Standard 8 Nov 2017 1:48 pm

Himachal Assembly worked for only 30 days, passed 80% bills within 3 days

158 out of 338 candidates are crorepatis; 59 out of 68 are from Congress, 47 out of 68 from BJP

Business Standard 7 Nov 2017 7:21 pm

HP polls: No politics of revenge if BJP wins, says Prem Kumar Dhumal

HP polls: No politics of revenge if BJP wins, says Prem Kumar Dhumal

Business Standard 5 Nov 2017 3:53 pm

HP polls: Dhumal faces protege-turned-bete noire Rajinder Rana in Sujanpur

Dhumal supporters are upbeat and claim that now it is a cakewalk

Business Standard 5 Nov 2017 1:30 pm

In Kasauli, it's a fight between technology and tradition

Close contest in last election led to chief minister Virbhadra Singh himself taking a keen interest in campaigning

Business Standard 4 Nov 2017 11:47 pm

Himachal polls: Congress is like 'termites', must be removed, says PM Modi

Says the party must be thrown out in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly election

Business Standard 4 Nov 2017 4:15 pm

HP polls: 158 crorepatis, 61 with criminal cases in fray, says watchdog

The richest candidate is from BJP, according to ADR

Business Standard 1 Nov 2017 5:39 pm

HP polls: Congress manifesto promises interest-free loans, jobs, laptops

Himachal Pradesh goes to polls on November 9

Business Standard 1 Nov 2017 2:58 pm

73-year-old Prem Kumar Dhumal is BJP's CM face in Himachal

New Delhi, 31 OctoberBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Tuesday said Prem Kumar Dhumal will be the party's chief ministerial candidate for the Himachal Prade

Business Standard 1 Nov 2017 1:37 am

Prem Kumar Dhumal is BJP's CM candidate for Himachal Pradesh

Currently, he holds the designation of Leader of Opposition in the state assembly

Business Standard 31 Oct 2017 4:56 pm

Himachal polls: What has Cong done in all these years, Amit Shah asks Rahul

Shah also lashed out at the CM over the rape and death case of a minor girl in Kotkhai

Business Standard 31 Oct 2017 4:01 pm

Clear your stand on Kashmir separatists, Rohingyas: Amit Shah to Congress

Shah accused Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh of corruption and ruining the state

Business Standard 30 Oct 2017 9:04 pm

Himachal polls: BJP manifesto is about 'mafia raj', jobs, free pilgrimage

The strong focus on measures to better the law and order situation comes in the backdrop of widespread protests over the Kotkhai rape and murder case and other incidents

Business Standard 30 Oct 2017 9:39 am

Exit polls on Himachal, Gujarat elections only after Dec 14: EC official

Exit polls showing outcome of the Himachal polls cannot take place till both phases of Gujarat polls are completed

Business Standard 26 Oct 2017 6:54 pm

Virbhadra Singh's Arki constituency's supporters may boycott Himachal polls

They warned the aythorities to either shift the village to a pollution-free zone or face boycott in the assembly elections

Business Standard 25 Oct 2017 11:07 am

Assembly polls: 32,000 central forces for Gujarat, 10,000 for Himachal

As per EC requirement, around 320 companies of central armed police forces are likely to be deployed in Gujarat

Business Standard 24 Oct 2017 8:56 pm

HP polls: CM Virbhadra Singh's son included in candidates' list

Vikramaditya Singh to contest from Shimla Rural-- a seat his father is currently representing

Business Standard 22 Oct 2017 9:38 pm