Women outnumber men in Leh council election turnout

Women outnumber men in Leh council election turnout

2,666 more women than men turned up to exercise their right to franchise Women voters outnumbered their male counterparts in electing representatives to the powerful Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh, which governs the district politically. The elections to...
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81,000 voters to seal fate of 90 candidates today for LAHDC Election

81,000 voters to seal fate of 90 candidates today for LAHDC Election

Four political parties contesting election; main fight between BJP, Cong The stage is set for the fifth election to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically. Amid tight security arrangements, 26 consti...
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Parties make last-ditch efforts to woo voters as campaigning ends

The campaigning for elections to the 26 constituencies of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically, ended today with the contesting candidates and their party leaders making last-minute efforts to woo ...
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PDP campaigning for BJP in Leh: Omar

PDP campaigning for BJP in Leh: Omar

National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday claimed PDP ministers and leaders were campaigning for the BJP candidates in the remote Leh district for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council election. The former Chief Minister said th...
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Air sorties get nod, relief for Leh poll staff

Air sorties get nod, relief for Leh poll staff

In a major relief to the Leh district administration, the Civil Aviation Department has finally agreed to airlift the polling staff to snowbound and inaccessible areas of the district for holding the elections to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council....
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War of words continues between BJP, Congress over LAHDC polls

War of words continues between BJP, Congress over LAHDC polls

RSS has no role in polls: Dr Dawa The war of words between Congress and BJP continues over LAHDC polls and both parties are trying to lure the voters. BJP President Dr. Sonam Dawa said BJP is set to form...
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Saffron party manifesto promises Union Territory status for Ladakh

Saffron party manifesto promises Union Territory status for Ladakh

The Leh unit of the BJP has reiterated its commitment to fulfilling the long-standing demand of the people in Ladakh for granting Union Territory (UT) status to the region. The party has also promised to strengthen the relationship between Leh...
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BJP faces tough fight from Cong, PDP – Leh Poll

BJP faces tough fight from Cong, PDP – Leh Poll

Saffron party admits differences with coalition partner PDP in Leh The saffron party’s dream to gain control over the powerful Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically, may suffer a jolt as it faces a...
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158 in the fray for Leh Council poll

158 in the fray for Leh Council poll

Nominations filed *A total of 158 candidates, including 131 in Leh and 27 in Nubra, have filed nomination papers for the elections to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which are scheduled for October 17. *On the last...
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Leh elections: BJP ties up with PDP, Congress to go it alone

Leh elections: BJP ties up with PDP, Congress to go it alone

A day after the BJP announced an alliance with its coalition partner in the state government, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the elections to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, the Congress today made it clear that it...
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