Himachala Pradesh Parliament Elections 2015


There are four Lok Sabha constituencies in Himachal Pradesh. Here Shimla is reserved constituency for Schedule caste. In an embarrassment for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife and Congress candidate from Mandi Lok Sabha seat Pratibha Singh was Friday defeated by BJP's Ram Swaroop Sharma.

Sharma defeated Pratibha Singh by a margin of 39,796 votes, an election official told.

In the 2013 bypoll, Pratibha Singh won from the seat by a margin of 1,36,724 votes. The seat was vacated by Virbhadra Singh after he assumed charge as chief minister.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2015(4):

Party Name Results
BJP 4
Cong 0
Others 0

Himachal Pradesh Election Schedule Map

Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Kangra Shanta Kumar BJP
Mandi Ram Swaroop Sharma BJP
Hamirpur Anurag Singh Thakur BJP
Shimla Virender Kashyap BJP


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Parliament Elections News in Himachal Pradesh

Foreigners allowed to visit Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur unrestricted

    Updated On : Apr 26,2018   9:56 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) In a significant move, the Union Home Ministry has allowed the foreigners -- except those from Pakistan, China and Afghanistan -- to visit tourist locations in Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur. which were so far restricted areas. View More..

Himachal to introduce free heli-ambulance services

    Updated On : Apr 26,2018   7:58 pm
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to Helimission of Switzerland to introduce free heli-ambulance services for trekkers and tourists with the assistance of Lady Willingdon Hospital. View More..

Painstaking investigation helped CBI arrest Kotkhai rape-murder accused

    Updated On : Apr 25,2018   9:52 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Painstaking scientific investigations virtually starting from the scratch, including use of advanced DNA mapping and technical surveillance, and spread over nearly nine months in complete secrecy helped the CBI finally crack the sensational Kotkhai rape-murder case. View More..

PM calls for faster action on ex-servicemen's grievances

    Updated On : Apr 25,2018   8:38 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for faster disposal of grievances of the ex-servicemen, so that their problems can be resolved in the minimum possible time. View More..

Painstaking investigation helped CBI arrest Kotkhai rape-murder accused

    Updated On : Apr 25,2018   8:10 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Painstaking scientific investigations virtually starting from scratch, including use of advanced DNA mapping and technical surveillance, spread over nearly nine months in complete secrecy helped the CBI finally crack the sensational Kotkhai rape-murder case. View More..

VHP chief visits Ayodhya, says Ram temple will be reality soon

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   10:58 am
Ayodhya, April 23 (IANS) Newly elected Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje on Monday visited the make-shift temple of 'Ram Lalla' here in Uttar Pradesh and said that the dream of billions for a grand Ram temple here will soon be a reality. View More..

Dalai Lama praises India's secularism

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   9:28 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday praised Indias efforts in maintaining communal harmony and said that the countrys uniqueness lies in maintaining its secularism. View More..

Himachal CM prioritises strengthening state's strategic infrastructure (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   12:42 pm
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) First-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has made strengthening the mountain state's weak infrastructure -- road, rail and air -- a priority as this would not only boost national security but also increase tourist flows. Himachal Pradesh shares a 260 km border with China. View More..

'Concept of equality' pervades world's biggest community kitchen (IANS Special Series)

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   12:06 pm
Amritsar (Punjab), April 22 (IANS) If there is one big leveller for people, irrespective of their religion, caste, gender, social status or riches, it is the "langar", or community kitchen, at the Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, the Harmandir Sahib, is located, in this city considered holy by Sikhs. View More..

WHO includes Shimla doctor's protocol in new guidelines on rabies prophylaxis

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   7:42 pm
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued revised guidelines on rabies prophylaxis by incorporating a low-cost treatment protocol recommended by a Himachal Pradesh government doctor for dog-bite patients. View More..

Himachal to fill 200 more posts of doctors

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   6:06 pm
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has filled 262 posts of MBBS doctors through walk-in interviews and 200 more posts would be filled to meet their shortage in rural and far-flung areas, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday. View More..

SJVN signs MoU to target 9,200 mn units generation this fiscal

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   7:38 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Public sector power generator Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Ltd has signed an MoU with the Union Power Ministry setting a target of generating 9,200 million units of electricity, according to an official announcement on Friday. View More..

Six killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Himachal

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   7:04 pm
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) Six people, including three women, were killed and two others injured when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, police said. View More..

Six more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   8:08 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Six more states -- Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Tripura and Uttarakhand -- will roll out intra-State e-way bills from Friday, an official statement said on Wednesday. View More..

40 houses gutted in Shimla fire

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   1:04 pm
Shimla, April 18 (IANS) A massive fire in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday gutted at least 40 houses and property worth lakhs of rupees, officials said. View More..

Increasing acreage of wet crops helps sarus cranes breed in spite of monsoon failure

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   12:32 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Increasing the acreage of wet crops like rice -- and also increasing the watering structures in areas that already have wet crops -- appear to be helping the sarus crane's unseasonal nesting and also their multiplication. View More..

Demolish unauthorised constructions in Kasauli hotels: SC

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   9:46 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the demolition of unauthorised constructions at several hotels and resorts built in violation of sanctioned plans in Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh. View More..

'Good monsoon for central region, low in east, northeast and south'

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   6:42 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With high probability of normal monsoon at 97 percent predicted pan India for 2018, private weather forecaster Skymet on Tuesday forecast central India to receive highest rainfall at 108 percent between June and September. View More..

Body of missing Delhi trekker found in Manali hills

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   5:52 pm
Manali, April 17 (IANS) The body of a trekker from New Delhi who went missing for seven days in the snow-bound mountains in Himachal Pradesh's Manali was found on Tuesday, police said. View More..

Being old in India and its many vulnerabilities (Book Review)

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   11:06 am
Book: India's Aged: Needs and Vulnerabilities; Edited by: Udaya S. Mishra and S. Irudaya Rajan; Publisher: Orient Blackswan; Pages: 254; Price: Rs 825 View More..