BJP president J.P. Nadda has reason to worry because a defeat would reflect poorly on him as he hails from the hill state
27 Nov 2022 12:00 AM
The BJP decided not to field veteran BJP leader and two-time former chief minister Shanta Kumar from Kangra constituency in the forthcoming elections.
01 Apr 2019 2:47 AM
BJP leaders who will retire from the Upper House in April-May include nearly seven Union ministers.
27 Feb 2018 1:29 AM
Sources said that the BJP leadership could also make some other changes in the state unit and bring in a few more new faces.
08 Jan 2018 1:08 AM
First saffron leader from Mandi region to head state.
25 Dec 2017 2:10 AM
Five-term MLA Jairam Thakur and Union minister J P Nadda are the frontrunners for the chief minister's office.
24 Dec 2017 11:04 AM
This comes in the wake of Prem Kumar Dhumal, who has been the HP CM for two full terms losing in the Assembly elections.
22 Dec 2017 6:29 PM
Winning and losing, the two leaders have probably realised, are but two sides of the same curious coin.
19 Dec 2017 3:36 AM
Many felt this could be the last electoral battle for Dhumal as he is just two years short of the BJP’s unofficial age bar of 75.
19 Dec 2017 2:10 AM
The result declares BJP victorious amidst 337 candidates that had contested for 68 Assembly seats in the hill state.
18 Dec 2017 7:31 AM
Deputy election commissioner Sandeep Saxena said that the previous highest polling percentage of 73.5 was recorded in the 2012 Assembly polls.
10 Nov 2017 1:44 AM
Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is fighting against Dhumal to be the next head of the state.
09 Nov 2017 9:04 PM
Cong's Virbhadra Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party's Prem Kumar Dhumal are the Chief Ministerial candidates in the two-cornered battle.
09 Nov 2017 8:40 AM
BJP had organised 179 rallies Polling is on November 9.
08 Nov 2017 2:03 AM
Rahul Gandhi corners Modi over demonetization and GST, announces Nov 8 'Black Day' to oppose demonetization ahead of the HP polls.
06 Nov 2017 5:11 PM
UP CM criticizes the Congress government in HP for boosting antisocial activities instead of infrastructre and facilities.
06 Nov 2017 3:25 PM
The people of the state, the Prime Minister says, had decided to teach a lesson to Congress's 'Sultanate'.
05 Nov 2017 6:19 PM
The programme began last November 19, when former President Pranab Mukherjee delivered a centenary lecture.
05 Nov 2017 12:01 AM
BJP on Tuesday, announced Prem Kumar Dhumal as CM candidate for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly election.
31 Oct 2017 6:56 PM
The Himachal Pradesh Assembly election will be held on November 9.
31 Oct 2017 4:40 PM