Election 2017

Himachal Election: Congress released list of all candidates-see complete list

SHIMLA: The AICC today released the final list of all 68 candidates for Himachal Pracdesh state assembly elections to be held on November 9. Chief Minister Virbhadara Singh will contest from Arki. See the complete list here.

BJP's Dhumal to contest but suspense on CM candidate prevails

SHIMLA:  Former two-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal will contest from a new seat Sujanpur while state BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti will re-contest from Una, according to the BJP's list of candidates for the November 9 assembly elections released on Wednesday.

Congress declares first list for Himachal, Virbhadra Singh to contest from Arki

NEW DELHI:  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh will contest the November 9 Assembly polls in the state from Arki while state Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will contest from Nadaun, according to the first list of 59 Congress candidates declared on Wednesday.

Congress removes Sukku as Himachal campaign chief, appoints Virbhadra

 The Congress on Monday appointed Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh as Chairman of its Campaign Committee for the November 9 assembly elections, replacing state unit chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu whose name was announced only three days back.

'Jiski Lathi Uski Bhains', this is how Punjab AAP rates Congress victory in Gurdaspur

CHANDIGARH: Khaira Leader of Opposition in a statement issued here said that, although AAP has no hesitation to accept its defeat in the Gurdaspur by election but at the same time psephology and the track record of Punjab by elections clearly indicates, that it is the ruling party which always wins these elections “Jis di lathi, Uss di bhains”.

Gurdaspur result beginning of the end of anarchist Modi regime: Tript Bajwa

GURDASPUR:  The Punjab Rural Development and Panchayats Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa today articulated the spectacular victory of the Congress over the Bharatiya Janata Party in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-election as beginning of the end of the anarchist Narendra Modi regime.

Congress's Hindu candidate retains Gurdaspur parliament seat after 46 year

GURDASPUR: Thoug the Indian National Congress party has won the Gurdaspur Parliament by election with a huge margin of 1,93,223 votes but the congress hindu candidate has retained seat after a big gap of 46 years when Parbodh Chander (father of former Union Minister of Law Ashwani Kumar) who defeated Mohan Lal Jansangh with a margin of  93,647 votes in 1971.

Capt Amarinder hails unprecedented Gurdaspur win for Jakhar, assures fulfilment of all promises

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hailed the unprecedented Congress victory in the Gurdaspur by-election as a total rejection of the anti-people policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

Punjab continues to reject BJP's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' rant

CHANDIGARH: If Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' (Congress-free India) campaign has hit a wall in any state, it is definitely Punjab.

BJP gets crushing defeat in Gurdaspur by-poll in Punjab, Congress wins by big margin

GURDASPUR: Maintaining its winning streak from the assembly elections, Punjab's ruling Congress secured an emphatic win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat on Sunday. Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar won by a margin of over 1.93 lakh votes, officials said.

Gurdaspur LS bypoll counting on Sunday

CHANDIGARH: Counting of votes polled in the October 11 by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency will be held on Sunday and all arrangements have been made in this regard, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer V.K. Singh said on Friday.

Himachal to vote on Nov 9, no dates for Gujarat yet

NEW DELHI: Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on a single day on November 9 to elect a new assembly, the Election Commission announced on Thursday without finalising a schedule for Gujarat, drawing sharp criticism from the Congress which accused the Centre of putting pressure on the poll panel.

Low turnout in Gurdaspur direct result of planned intimidation – SAD

CHANDIGARH:  The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said the low turnout in the Gurdaspur parliamentary by poll was a direct result of the planned intimidation of SAD-BJP workers by the Congress government even as it lauded the people for participating in the democratic process despite grave provocations.

Poll vigil in Himachal Pradesh, assembly election on November 9: ECI

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India today announced that assembly poll in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 9 this year.

Lowest 56 percent polling in Gurdaspur bye-poll left Punjab political parties guessing

CHANDIGARH: The voters of Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency have not shown any enthusiasm in the bye-election held today where only 56 percent voters turned up to polling booths which is almost 23 percent less than assembly elections held early this year.

Congress leader Lalli Majithia attacked by SAD men, one child injured in firing

GURDASPUR: The Shiromani Akali Dal leaders aligned to former Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today reportedly fired on Congress leader Lalli Majithia while voting for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-poll is in progress here. One 8 year old boy was injured in the firing.

Low voting percentage in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-poll may help Congress

GURDASPUR: The low voting in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-poll may boost the winning chances of Congress party even as the main contest here is between Congress and SAD-BJP alliance. Till 2 PM only 40 percent voting was reported from nine Vidhan Sabha segments part of Lok Sabha constituency.

Voting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll

Voting began for the by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab on Wednesday.

Stage set for Gurdaspur bye-election on Wednesday, Congress, AAP and BJP in race

CHANDIGARH: The stage is set for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bye-election, the polling for which will be held on October 11, Wednesday. The bye election was necessiated after the sudden death of MP and film star Vinod Khanna who won this seat four times in a row on BJP ticket.

ECI allows alternative identity card for Gurdaspur bye Election

Election Commission of India allowed use of alternative identity card for the voter of Gurdaspur Parliamentary bye election.