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Proud of workers for fighting anger with dignity: Rahul

New Delhi, Dec 18, In a veiled jibe at the BJP, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday thanked party workers for fighting “anger with dignity” and demonstrating that the Congress’ greatest strength is its “decency and courage”, in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh state elections.“My Congress brothers and sisters, you have made me very proud.

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

BJP will form govt in Gujarat, Himachal: Amit Shah

BJP will form govt: BJP chief Amit Shah today said the BJP will form government in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, and rejected suggestions that there was a “close fight” with the Congress in his home state. Addressing a press conference, Shah also asserted that the poll outcome in favour of the BJP is a victory

Prem Kumar Dhumal faces defeat

BJP candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal faces defeat

BJP candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal faces defeat in Himachal Pradesh elections. Prem Kumar Dhumal was contesting from Sujanpur seat. Prem Kumar Dhumal says that personal loss is not of much importance.  The gain that victory has brought to state BJP is important adds Dhumal.As well as he thanks the people of the state for voting

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

Virbhadra accepts Congress’ defeat in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the Congress party’s defeat in the state assembly elections. “I own responsibility for my party’s defeat,” he told reporters here. He was categorical in accepting the mandate by saying: “It’s the people’s decision to make one victorious. This is their right.” Six-time Chief Minister, Singh, who won his Arki

Stocks of industry majors recover as poll trends favour BJP

Poll trends favour BJP: Stocks of industry majors recovered during the mid-afternoon trade session as counting trends in Assembly polls favoured a BJP victory in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. The scrip of industrial majors like Reliance Industries, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), Tata Motors and Vedanta among others had slid substantially during

CM Rajasthan congratulates BJP for winning

CM Rajasthan congratulates BJP for winning: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday congratulated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for winning Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, adding that the election results show Prime Minister Narendra Modihas a lot of respect in the nation. “Today is a great day. Both the Gujarat and the Himachal Pradesh results show

BJP wins four out seven seats in HP

The BJP was set to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh with its candidates on a victory lap in 36 of the 68 seats in the Assembly elections on Monday. The party has won four of the seven declared seats as counting of ballots progressed. The ruling Congress managed to won only one seat, while one each

HP Elections 2017

BJP poised to take power in Himachal (Third Lead)

BJP poised: The BJP was set to take power in Himachal Pradesh as its candidates were on the victory lap in 36 of the 68 Assembly elections on Monday. Trends from counting centres across the hill state showed the Congress was ahead in 21 constituencies while smaller parties and independents had inched ahead of all

Congress giving tough fight to BJP according to latest trend

Congress giving tough fight to BJP : As the counting of votes for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections began, the early trends show the Congress party giving tough fight to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in both the states. At the time of reporting, the BJP was leading on 77 seats while Congress on

Helicopter services to Vaishno Devi remain suspended due to weather

Due to the bad weather conditions and fog around Trikuta Hills, the helicopter services to Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir remained suspended for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. The pilgrims, specially the elderly and handicapped, arriving at the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine are facing difficulties due to the suspension. Hundreds of

Himachal's tragic road accident

Six die in a tragic road accident in Himachal

Himachal’s tragic road accident: Six people died when a boulder crushed the car in which they were travelling in Rampur of Himachal Pradesh late on Sunday. The incident took place when the Maruti 800 was travelling along the Satluj river and turned turtle into the gorge due to the force of the boulder. The victims included

Gujarat election first phase

Polling begin in Gujarat election’s first phase

Polling begin in Gujarat election first phase. The first of Gujarat’s two-phase assembly polls began on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions.A total of 977 candidates are in the fray from Kutch, Morbi, Jamnagar, Surendranagar, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Rajkot, Botad, Porbandar, Junagadh, Amreli, Gir Somnath, Bhavnagar,

Khanna Sadar police seized 18kg silver, 1 arrested

Khanna Sadar police seized 18kg silver, 1 arrested

Khanna Sadar police seized 18kg silver: Khanna Sadar police has claimed of arresting a man with 18kg silver during the checking at check post GT road Khanna.While giving information about the arrest SP Ravinder Singh said that checking was being held at GT road near Priston mall Alor under the leadership of SHO Vinod Kumar

Local bodies department's haste in conducting MC polls

Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls

Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls. Jalandhar – The Punjab Local Bodies department’s haste in conducting Municipal Corporation (MC) elections before December 18 has left not just opposition SAD-BJP, AAP but ruling congress MLAs confused and helpless. The four congress MLAs of Jalandhar urban constituencies, who were yet to overcome public queries on delimitation

Himachal Pradesh roads wail for attention as elections come overhead

Ladbhadol : – On one hand, in different parts of the recently concluded assembly elections, various parties were drumming down the development of Ladbhadol while many link roads of Ladbhadol are such that it is not even possible to walk on foot. The conditions are such that neither the administrative officials are paying attention to

Six ATM robbers arrested

Gang of ATM robbers arrested

Six ATM robbers arrested. Kapurthala police today busted an inter-state gang of ATM robbers that was involved in the looting of 25 ATMs in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Six members of the gang were arrested with a cash recovery of more than Rs 13 lakh. Two stolen cars and a motorcycle were also recovered from

PM Modi believes in eating fruits of other's labour: Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi believes in eating fruits of other’s labour: Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi believes eating fruits labour: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for twisting a saying from Bhagvad Gita to suit his interests. A high decibel campaign is being run in Himachal Pradesh with senior leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress being rushed to the poll-bound state. While

Himachal Pradesh polls : Only 19 women among 338 candidates

New Delhi, Nov 7 : Himachal Pradesh polls : Only 19 women among 338 candidates. Out of 338 candidates contesting the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls, only 19 are women, the Election Commission said on Tuesday. The poll panel also said that about 112 candidates are contesting the assembly elections as independents; the main parties, the

Punjab govt declares special leave for Himachal voters on Nov 9

Chandigarh, Nov 6, In view of the Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab government has declared special leave on November 9 for the hill state’s voters who are employed in its offices, corporations, boards or institutions.Apart from this, a paid holiday has been declared under section 135 B (1) RP Act 1651 for the registered

‘Modi’s panic reaction a sign of his party’s imminent defeat in HP & Gujarat’

Bilaspur/Nalagarh, November 6, The huge crowds at Congress rallies and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s panic reaction clearly indicated that the BJP’s `jumlas’ were not working any longer and the party was facing imminent defeat in both Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Monday.The people of India, including these two states,