Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: HImachal Pradesh elections

Modi’s going to have a much tougher 2018 than anyone’s expecting

The triumph in the polls should not distract attention from the intriguing subtext that the ruling party is vulnerable.
BJP CM Candidate, Prem Kumar Dhumal addresses during an election rally in Hamirpur

Prem Kumar Dhumal and other major upsets in the Himachal Pradesh election results

The BJP's chief ministerial candidate wasn't the only major upset in the Himachal Pradesh poll results. Here's a list of the biggest upsets.
For Himachal photo-finish winners, voters are ‘god’

For Himachal photo-finish winners, voters are ‘god’

Kasauli BJP candidate Rajeev Saizal won by 24 votes in 2012 assembly polls; the state has seen close contests in 2003 and 2007 as well.
Age is no issue for many of the candidates contesting the upcoming HImachal Pradesh polls

Age no bar for contesting elections in Himachal Pradesh

The state has many elderly politicians who have won back-to-back elections for decades, and still remain their party’s best bet to retain their seat.

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...