Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) president Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu on Wednesday said the party had "expelled" 23 leaders, including former state NSUI chief Yadupati Thakur, for "anti-party activities" during the recent state Assembly polls.
Himachal Pradesh polls 2017: Record turnout leaves Congress, BJP pondering; Virbhadra, Dhumal put up brave face
Even after the elections are over, leaders in the state are still assessing their performance.
Political temperatures are soaring in the cool climes of Sujanpur where BJP's chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal is pitted against his protege Rajender Rana of the Congress.
The process of filing nominations for the 5 August vice presidential election began on Monday with the Election Commission issuing notification.
Here is a look at the accuracy of exit polls in the recent polls held before this year.
A budget isn't merely an account of the government's income-expenditure and planned layout of proposed revenues and spending for the next fiscal.
Congress said that holding simultaneous elections across the country was a big issue that may require a Constitutional amendment and a larger debate
Akhilesh also defended the alliance of the two parties, saying now the 'bicycle' will run even faster as there is a 'hand' to help in the ride.
Janata Dal United (JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav and a senior leader from Bihar's ruling party added another feather to his collection of Sexist Comments 101.
Holding that the EC misinterpreted his comments, Kejriwal also asked the poll panel to make him the brand ambassador to put an end to bribery in elections.
It has also said that the advancing of budget presentation was necessary as it would ensure that all budgetary provisions are allocated to different sectors from 1 April, the beginning of the new fiscal.
In a strong letter, citing a recent judgement of the Supreme Court, the Election Commission (EC) said peace and tranquility during the polls process is "absolutely essential
Congress on Monday moved the Election Commission demanding removal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photographs from government posters at public places, including petrol pumps, ahead of Assembly polls in five states.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday held that demonetisation will have a "very significant reverse effect on the country's GDP" and it will be an important issue in all states going to polls.
Lamenting that differences due to caste are deep in our country, the RSS pointsman for BJP said discrimination on basis of caste is a social evil which has to be urgently eliminated.
Fearing that the budget session is too close to the election dates for the five state assemblies, an united Opposition on Thursday met Chief Election Commissioner Naseem Zaidi to urge the top election body to postpone the presentation of the Union Budget until the elections are over.
While election will be spread over seven phases in Uttar Pradesh, it will be a one-day affair in Uttarakhand, Punjab and Goa, and a two-day exercise in Manipur