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Himachal Pradesh (HP) Assembly Elections Results 2017

HIMACHAL PRADESH ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2017 NEWS

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Himachal campaigning ends, Virbhadra says ‘Congress will repeat’ as Dhumal declares ‘end of mafia raj is certain’

November 7, 2017 8:56:13 pm

The polling in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 9 while counting of votes would take place on December 18.

Himachal Pradesh elections 2017: One BJP rebel supports party now, other blames Dhumal for losing job

November 8, 2017 6:59:12 am

In Chamba constituency, the BJP has given the ticket to Pawan Nayyar (65), a traditional Congressman who lost twice to Chauhan in 2007 and 2012 and recently joined the party.

Dalhousie grapples with civic issues, residents feel ignored

November 7, 2017 3:32:19 pm

Dalhousie municipal council president Manoj Chadha from the Congress recently joined the BJP. The residents alleged that Chadha’s sour relations with Asha Kumari was a major reason for slow development works in the town.

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RSS ‘whispering campaign’: Swayamsevaks go door to door seeking votes for BJP

November 7, 2017 2:28:06 pm

Kewal’s 12-year-old son, who attends RSS shakha every evening in a neighbourhood school, is a part of the saffron outfit’s army that has fanned out in the state to hone up BJP’s chances in the Himachal Assembly elections.

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Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: Up against BJP rebel, Indu Goswami seeks votes to ‘strengthen PM’s hands’

November 7, 2017 2:16:34 pm

As the constituency gears to vote, Goswami faces Himachal Pradesh Speaker Brij Bihari Lal Butail’s son, Ashish Butail, of Congress and Praveen Kumar in a triangular contest, with Congress hoping to benefit from the BJP divide.

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BJP pitch for P K Dhumal: For good roads, vote for sadkonwala CM

November 7, 2017 1:52:02 pm

State BJP chief Satnam Singh Satti told The Indian Express that though they had promised to complete a four- lane road from Shimla to Pathnkot via Kangra by 2016, the project could not be started yet.

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Dharamshala constituency: Gaddi community to decide winner

November 7, 2017 4:57:28 am

Four-time MLA and Gaddi community member Kapoor is counting on these 18,000 votes against his Congress rival in the constituency with 73,506 voters.

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Dev bhoomi is now mafia bhoomi: Yogi Adityanath attacks Congress

November 7, 2017 5:54:44 am

Dhumal is up against former BJP leader Rajinder Rana. While Rana is popular in the area, Dhumal has twice won from the erstwhile constituency of Bamsan of which several booths are now in Sujanpur.

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Rahul Gandhi invokes Gita, explains the way PM Narendra Modi ‘interprets’ it

November 7, 2017 6:53:39 am

Rahul said demonetisation hurt Himachal’s HAT — horticulture, agriculture and tourism. He said the Congress would modify GST if it comes to power in Delhi.

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Another term for Congress in Himachal would bring suffering for people: Yogi Adityanath

November 6, 2017 10:24:10 pm

Adityanath alleged that various mafia were active under the patronage of Congress in the hill state and a time had come to usher in a clean and transparent government.

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In poll-bound Himachal, Rahul Gandhi tears into BJP, vows to overhaul GST after Congress wins 2019 Lok Sabha elections

November 6, 2017 9:21:20 pm

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his charge of rampant corruption in the Congress-ruled state, the Congress scion claimed that as per a NITI Aayog report graft levels in Himachal Pradesh were way below others.

Punjab govt declares special leave for Himachal voters on November 9

November 6, 2017 9:07:09 pm

Apart from this, a paid holiday has been declared for the registered voters of Himachal Pradesh who are working in the industrial establishments in Punjab to enable them to exercise their franchise, an official spokesman said.

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections: India’s first voter 100-year-old Negi upbeat to vote once more

November 6, 2017 6:19:53 pm

Decades have passed leaving wrinkles across the over-100 -year-old retired school teacher's face yet his enthusiasm remains undiminished as he prepares to cast his vote once again.

Himachal HC directs Centre to provide funding for water supply schemes' augmentation

Himachal Pradesh High Court notices to candidates on wall writings,posters

November 6, 2017 6:12:43 pm

The petitioner had alleged that political parties were painting every possible place with their slogans and appeal for vote, whereas writing on walls of government properties is prohibited under the Himachal Pradesh Open Places Act.

Himachal polls 2017: BJP banks on CM candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal for easy win

November 6, 2017 2:22:52 pm

BJP supporters feel that naming Dhumal as the chief ministerial candidate has given a boost to the party's prospects in entire Himachal as he wields considerable clout.

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Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: State Congress Chief Sukhu toiling hard to avenge 2012 poll defeat

November 9, 2017 8:23:10 am

With the declaration of Prem Kumar Dhumal's name as the chief ministerial face, the prospects of the BJP candidates have received a boost in all the five constituencies of Hamirpur district and Nadaun is no exception.

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Himachal Pradesh elections 2017 highlights: PM Modi speaks about graft but mum on Vyapam scam and Jay Shah, says Rahul Gandhi at Paonta

November 9, 2017 8:33:09 am

Himachal Pradesh elections highlights: PM Modi, who was recently in Himachal for his campaign trail, had said the Congress heavyweights were steering clear of the state leaving Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to fend for himself.

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Day before Rahul Gandhi rally Congress steps up war on price rise, attacks BJP

November 6, 2017 4:53:24 am

Delhi’s former CM Sheila Dixit, demonstrated before the media-a LGP cylinder and samples of pulses to highlight problems of citizens facing sudden price rise and increase in LPG rates.

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I can see the spark in BJP cadre after announcement of Dhumal ji’s name, says Anurag Thakur

November 6, 2017 4:46:24 am

"Modi factor is very much there in Himachal, PM’s works are appreciated here. Earlier, they were saying there was no Modi factor in UP, Uttarakhand and Assam, but we won everywhere because of this factor only."

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When you think of Congress, you can only think of graft: PM Modi

November 6, 2017 2:44:32 am

PM Modi's message at all three rallies — at Una, Palampur and Kullu in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh — was the same, that of tackling corruption.

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PM’s ‘termite’ barb against Congress reflects his despair: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

November 5, 2017 10:16:02 pm

At a rally in Kangra on Saturday, Modi had likened the Congress to termites and exhorted the people to finish it off by handing over a three-fourth majority to the BJP in the November 9 Himachal polls.

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections: No crowds, BSP chief Mayawati stays away from Kangra rally

November 5, 2017 9:34:17 pm

While the party leadership in Himachal Pradesh claimed that she got ‘unwell’ and her plan was ‘cancelled at the last moment due to health issues’, sources confirmed that empty chairs and thin gathering were the reasons for her tour getting cancelled.

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Himachal elections: Congress likens Narendra Modi’s ‘mitron’ to Gabbar Singh’s ‘kitne aadmi the’

November 5, 2017 7:09:35 pm

"People feared Gabbar when he used to say 'kitne aadmi the' and now they fear Modi when he says 'mitron' because they do not know what is coming next," said Congress leader Randeep Surjewala

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Himachal Pradesh elections: PM Modi lambasts Congress, says Indira Gandhi refused to carry out note ban when needed

November 5, 2017 7:44:46 pm

"For 70 years, Congress ruled the country but they were only involved in corruption, spreading lies, casteism and nepotism. This time the election is being fought by the people of the state who have decided to teach a lesson to Congress's 'Sultanate'," the PM said

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Himachal Pradesh polls 2017: While leaders hit campaign trail, voters struggle for basic amenities in Doon constituency

November 5, 2017 1:07:22 pm

Himachal Pradesh polls 2017: Doon constituency is all set to witness a close fight between Ram Kumar Chaudhary of Indian National Congress and Paramjeet Singh Pammi of BJP this election.

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