Tag Archives: Assembly Elections
Himachal Pradesh Elections: Congress Declares First List Of Candidates For Assembly Polls
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. Virbhadra Singh's son, Vikram..
Big Win For Congress In Gurdaspur LS Bypoll; BJP Defeated
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. He polled over 4.99 lakh votes, compared to 3.06 votes p..
Congress Announces Screening Committee For Himachal Pradesh Polls
The Congress on Friday announced a three-member screening committee headed by former MP Jitendra Singh to shortlist candidates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, slated on November 9. The committee, which will screen the candidates for all 68 assembly constituencies, will forward the na..
Congress Will Rake Up Jay Shah Firm Profit In Himachal Elections
The Congress on Thursday said it will rake up the issue of spike in turnover of a firm owned by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah during the campaigning for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly polls to counter BJP's allegations of corruption. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh wa..
Unwilling To Contest In Assembly Polls, Says Anandiben
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has told BJP chief Amit Shah that she is not keen to contest in the upcoming state Assembly elections. In a letter, dated October 4, she cited her age - 75 - as the reason behind her decision, while urging that meritorious and winnable candidates be f..
BJP To Fight Odisha Assembly Polls Alone: Shah
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday said his party would fight the 2019 assembly polls in Odisha alone and get over 120 of the 147 seats. "The BJP will have no alliance for the assembly elections but come to power in Odisha with two third majority," Shah told reporters h..
Desertion Will Not Effect Congress Prospects In Upcoming Gujarat Elections: Ahmed Patel
Congress leader Ahmed Patel today said the MLAs who recenlty left the party were "power hungry and not committed" to it. Patel, who is Congress president Sonia Gandhi's political secretary, said the desertion would not affect the party's prospects in the upcoming state elections. He was speaki..
Two Meghalaya Independents Supporting Congress Regime Join BJP
Two Independent legislators supporting the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government on Monday joined the BJP ahead of next year assembly elections. Justine Dkhar and Robinus Syngkon, who are parliamentary secretaries in the Mukul Sangma government, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party..
Congress Forms Campaign, Manifesto Committees For Gujarat Polls
The Congress on Thursday appointed Siddharthbhai Patel, son of former Gujarat Chief Minister Chimanbhai Patel, as the chairman of Campaign Committee and Madhusudan Mistry as the chairman of Manifesto Committee for the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections. Announcing the committees, party General S..
BJP Chief Amit Shah Names Arun Jaitley In-charge For Gujarat Elections
BJP President Amit Shah has named Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar as the election-in-charge for Gujarat and Karnataka Assembly polls respectively. The Gujarat Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in 2017 while the Karnataka polls are ..