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Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
The Congress' "hyper-local or micro" campaign in Gujarat did not yield results and apparently made it easier for the BJP to storm back to power with a record victory. The BJP won 156 seats in the state, shattering the record of Congress which had won 149 seats in the 1985 election.
"I have handed over my resignation to the Governor. Will never stop working for the development of people. We need to analyse things. There were some issues that changed the direction of the results. I will go to Delhi if they call us," said Outgoing Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The action was taken by state Congress chief Pratibha Singh on the basis of a resolution received from the Block Congress Committee Chopal, District Shimla.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
The Doon assembly seat of Solan district recorded the highest voting percentage of 85.2. This was followed by Sirmaur district's Shillai constituency where 84.1 percent voting was recorded. Seraj's seat in the Mandi district stood third with 82 percent voters turnout.
A total of 55.92 lakh voters will decide the fate of over 400 candidates for the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], April 8 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Thursday dismissed claims of Aam Admi Party leader Manish Sisodia about leadership change in the state and said the party will not take any such decision on AAP's suggestion.
Updated : 5 years, 3 months ago IST
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec 18 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the party's defeat in the state assembly elections, and took responsibility for the same as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win the polls with a comfortable lead.