Himachal Pradesh Elections

HP Polls: In Zinta’s College, Young Voters Want More Jobs, Edu Courses

In the month-long high-decibel political campaigns, an important segment of Himachal Pradesh that hardly finds any mention in rallies and speeches of leaders is its large young population. In capital Shimla, there is a sense of restlessness, unease and worry among young Himachalis who will be casting the first vote of their life on November […]

INTERVIEW – Like UP, U’khand & Goa, Only PM Will Get Us HP Again: Anurag Thakur To The New Indian

Teams of The New Indian are traversing the length and breadth and Himachal Pradesh as the hill state goes to elections on November 12 to decide whether Congress could snatch the power or BJP would break the jinx and continue to rule. In the capital Shimla, Assistant Editor Urvashi Khona caught up with Anurag Thakur, the powerful Union minister and son […]

Himachal Elections: Back To 90s? Can Apple Growers’ Falling Income Revive Congress’ Fortunes

The goods and services tax (GST) on fungicides and packaging materials has put a big hole in the pockets of apple growers in Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Elections: Arvind Kejriwal Seeks 5 Years From People

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday requested the people of Himachal Pradesh to vote for his party as it can change the fortunes of the people of the state.

BJP MLAs With Poor Record May Be Axed: Party’s Himachal Pradesh Co-Incharge

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will drop its legislators with a poor winnability factor and miserable record from its list of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, said Avinash Rai Khanna, party’s co-incharge for the state. Speaking to The New Indian here, Khanna said the saffron party is aiming to […]

Will Target All BJP Strongholds Before Assembly Elections: HP Cong Prez Kuldeep Rathore

SHIMLA: Buoyed over its recent win in Himachal Pradesh bypolls, the Congress party is leaving no stone unturned to ensure it wrests power from the ruling BJP in 2022 state polls. The New Indian caught up with Congress’ state president Kuldeep Rathore, who seems determined to continue the victory march well into Assembly elections. ALSO […]

EXCLUSIVE: HP Minister Bikram Thakur Rubbishes Rumours Of Leadership Change In State In Aftermath Of Defeat

SHIMLA: Following the devastating defeat of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recently held by-elections, Bikram Thakur, a senior cabinet minister in the Jairam Thakur Government, brushed aside rumours that a change in the state leadership is being considered. “We cannot stop rumours from spreading, but we are definitely detailing strategies to rectify causes that […]