Sunday, May 19, 2019

102-year-old voter casts ballot in Himachal

Shimla |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the 1951-52 general elections which were the country's first, cast his ballot on Sunday at a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district as elections were held to elect four members of Parliament ... read..

Vote to strengthen democracy: Himachal CM

Shimla |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday urged people to vote to strengthen the democracy as the state's four Lok Sabha seats -- Shimla, Mandi, Hamirpur and Kangra -- cast their vote in the seventh and final phase of polling of the Lok Sab... read..

Polling begins for four seats in Himachal

Shimla |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
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.... read..

Nearly 13% polling in Himachal (Lead) (11 a.m.)

Shimla |Sunday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Nearly 13 per cent of over 53 lakh voters in Himachal Pradesh turned out in the first four hours of polling on Sunday to elect members of Parliament for four seats in the penultimate phase of the general elections, officials said.... read..

Nearly 13% polling in Himachal (2nd Lead) (11 a.m.)

Shimla |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Nearly 13 per cent of over 53 lakh voters in Himachal Pradesh turned out in the first four hours of polling on Sunday to elect members of Parliament for four seats in the last phase of the general elections, officials said.... read..

India's first voters set to exercise franchise again (IANS Special)

Shimla |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
India's first and oldest voters in Himachal Pradesh are all set to vote again for its four parliamentary seats on Sunday, poll officials said on Saturday.... read..

Campaigning ends in Punjab, Himachal, Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Shimla |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Campaigning ended on Friday for 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab, four in Himachal Pradesh and the lone Chandigarh seat, with two Union ministers in the fray and former Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal trying to make it to the Lok Sabha.... read..

Congress governments kept poll promises in states: Rahul

Solan (Himachal Pradesh) |Friday, 2019 11:15:06 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke about the promises kept by Congress governments in different states and asserted that his party's ambitious Nyay Yojana would jumpstart the economy when implemented.... read..

Poll material for Himachal's remote booths despatched

Shimla |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
To conduct polling at remote vote booths of the four Lok Sabha seats in Himachal Pradesh, polling officials and material have been despatched three days ahead of the voting on May 19, said Chief Electoral Officer Devesh Kumar, here on Thursday.... read..

No issue if Congress doesn't get PM's post: Azad

Shimla |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said his party will not make it an issue "if the Prime Minister's chair was not offered to it".... read..

Sedition law will be made more stringent: Rajnath

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
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.... read..

Aiyar loses cool at media over queries on Modi remarks

Shimla |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday got angry when asked about his article justifying the a slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for which he was suspended from the party two years back.... read..

Priyanka's HP visit cancelled due to bad weather

Shimla |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's proposed visit to Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday was cancelled at the last minute due to bad weather.... read..

Modi again rakes up Pitroda's controversial comment

Solan (Himachal Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2019 3:50:53 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday again raked up Congress leader Sam Pitroda's controversial remark in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, as he picked holes in the 10-year rule of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) at the the C... read..

Fire breaks out in Shimla's British-era Grand Hotel

Shimla |Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
A massive fire broke out on Monday at the British-era Grand Hotel here, reducing a portion to ashes. However, no casualties were reported, police said.... read..

Shah touts OROP implementation to seek vote in HP

Shimla |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Making a jibe at the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Sunday said for the Congress, OROP (one rank, one pension) meant 'One Rahul, One Priyanka'. But the Narendra Modi government not only ensured national security but also impleme... read..
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