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Polling begins for four seats in Himachal

SHIMLA:  All the four Lok Sabha seats of Himachal Pradesh went to the polls amid tight security on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of general elections.

Haryana declares public holiday on May 19, Re-poll at 85 Prithla Assembly segment

In view of re-poll on May 19, 2019 at 88-Asaoti Polling Station of 85 Prithla Assembly segment of 10-Faridabad Parliamentary Constituency in Haryana, Sunday, May 19, 2019 will be observed as a public holiday in the offices of Government Department/Boards/Corporations and Educational Institutions under the Haryana Government and in the various factories, commercial establishments, shops etc. located in areas where the re-polling will be held within the meaning of Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
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Voters of Sujanpur assembly segment regret their choice made in 2017

Though the BJP convincingly won the 2017 state assembly yet its chief minister candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal lost from the Sujanpur assembly segment that falls under Hamirpur Parliamentary constituency from where his son Anurag Thakur is testing his luck fourth time. He is also to cover this lost ground too to ensure his victory. 

Red Carpet Welcome' to be given to electorates at model polling booths in SBS Nagar- ADC Anupam Kler

District Administration SBS Nagar is all set to give 'Red Carpet Welcome' to electorates, who will come to exercise their franchise at 35 model polling booths being set up in the district on the polling day i.e. May 19. Out of these, three model polling stations to have women staff only with pink or purple tentage outside the booth.

Outsiders directed to vacate the Patiala District by 17th May

In view of the Lok Sabha Polls scheduled for 19th May, 2019, the District Magistrate-cum-Deputy Commissioner, Patiala, Mr.Kumar Amit has issued Prohibitory Orders under the provisions of Section 126 of Representation of Peoples Act of 1951.

Sedition law will be made more stringent: Rajnath

Slamming the Congress over its poll promise of repealing the sedition law if voted to power, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the BJP government would make the law even more stringent.

Himachal’s share in Chandigarh not an election issue since 1995

HAMIRPUR: The welcome song for either of the political party of the State dies down on May 23 but unaware of vexed issue of state’s share in Chandigarh no political party has provided any space for it in their manifestos but the fact remains the issue has of paramount importance for the people of the state. It is election time in Himachal Pradesh but state’s share in Chandigarh has never been an issue for either of the major political party especially since 1995.

Jobs, healthcare top priority for Himachal voters

 Better employment opportunities, availability of water for agriculture and better healthcare facilities are the top priorities for Himachal Pradesh voters, as per a report

Himachal Governor, wife opt for postal ballot

SHIMLA:  Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and his wife Darshana Devi on Tuesday used the postal ballot to vote for the Kurukshetra Lok Sabha seat where elections are due on May 12.

INLD leader Surat Ram Namberdar, along with his supporters join BJP

PANCHKULA: Today under the able leadership of former District Council Chairman and BJP leader  Virander Bhau and in the presence of Panchkula MLA Gian Chand Gupta, INLD leader Surat Ram Namberdar  from Toka village along with hundreds of his colleagues joined BJP. It is a huge success for BJP in the region.

Modi’s impact can turn around the picture in Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha elections

HAMIRPUR (HP): It is election time and surprising to see politicians working hared to meet the voters’ expectations rather than mere mincing words. One may look at their modesty or even a strategy. Both parties are playing political games and are busy to get their act together. All seem to be well aware that intentions, actions and decision are driven by a sole objective—win.

It's battle of prestige for Himachal CM in Mandi

SHIMLA:  It is a battle of prestige for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) star campaigner and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to retain the Mandi parliamentary seat in Himachal Pradesh.

Five BJP worker killed in road accident in Himachal's Mandi

SHIMLA: Five BJP worker were killed in a road accident when the car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Seraj assembly segment of Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.

Shimla's water crisis major issue over nation's security

SHIMLA: The water crisis in the Himachal Pradesh capital, which virtually left the residents high and dry last summer, is turning out to be a major poll issue this time with people literally chanting "tears, tears everywhere, but not a drop of water to drink".

Anurag Thakur on a firmer footing in Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat

BARSAR (HP): The game of number is not over yet. While the state assembly election results have gone in favour of the BJP, it is yet to be seen who touches the finish line in the battle for the Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat. The outcome of this contest will certainly be a cursor to what future holds for the people and the political leaders especially Prem Kumar Dhumal and Virbhadra Singh who are tallest political leaders of the state.

Five persons killed in Himachal Road Accident

SHIMLA: Five persons were killed and five others injured when a jeeb rolled down a cliff near the Phagni village under the foothills subdivision of Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday morning. The jeep rolled down a cliff and fell into a deep gorge at the Padhar area of Mandi where the five died on the spot, the police said.

Over Rs. 18.43 crore cash, liquor and drugs seized in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Director General of Police, Mr Manoj Yadava said that illicit liquor, narcotics, unaccounted money and other inducements worth over Rs 18.43 crore has been seized across the state so far by the Police, flying squads and state surveillance teams, which are strictly monitoring the implementation of the Model Code of Conduct ahead of Lok Sabha polls in the state.

Haryana's 1,80,56,896 voters will exercise their right to franchise on May 12

CHANDIGARH: In Haryana, as many as 1,80,56,896 registered electors including 1,05,859 service electors will be able to exercise their right to franchise in the election to 10 Lok Sabha seats in the State, polling for which is scheduled to be held on May 12, 2019. These included 97,16,516 male, 83,40,173 female and 207 transgender electors.

10 killed in Himachal Pradesh as falls into gorge

SHIMLA:  At least 10 passengers were killed and several injured when a private bus skided off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Saturday evening, police said.

Ten candidates file nominations for Jalandhar Lok Sabha seat on day five

On day five of filing nominations for the Lok Sabha elections, ten candidates on Friday filed their nominations.

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