Politics of sub-regionalism and pressure groups in the State

Politics of sub-regionalism and pressure groups in the Himachal Pradesh:- A sub-region refers to a small area within a region. Due to various factors, the people of a sub-region feel that they possess a distinct identity. A movement for the separation of that sub-region from a state or for the redressal of grievances in the … Read more

Development of political parties, major Political parties and their support base and performance in the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Himachal Pradesh

Development of political parties, major Political parties and their support base and performance in the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Himachal Pradesh:- POLITICAL PARTIES IN HIMACHAL PRADESH:- The key political players in Himachal Pradesh state in north-east India are the ruling Indian National Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party. There are only 4 Lok Sabha (lower … Read more

Important international Institutions, agencies and fora, their structure and mandate.

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence. There are two main types: International nongovernmental organizations(INGOs): non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate internationally. These include international non-profit organizations and worldwide companies such as the World Organization of the Scout Movement, International Committee of the Red Cross. Intergovernmental organizations, also known as international governmental organizations (IGOs): the type of organization most closely associated with … Read more

07-08.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH First session of 13th Himachal Assembly from Jan 9   The first session of the newly-elected Himachal Pradesh Assembly will commence on January 9, with Protem Speaker Ramesh Dhawala administering oath to the elected members.   There are 22 first-time MLAs in the house. While former chief minister Virbhadra Singh (83), a nine-time … Read more

12-13.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     India’s first voter caught in ‘cap politics’   Even as the political destiny of 337 contesting candidates is locked in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) till the counting of votes on December 18, “politics of cap” has once again occupied the centre stage in the state.   The “maroon versus green … Read more

11.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   State sees highest-ever polling   The poll percentage of 74.61 in the Assembly elections is the highest ever in all 15 state polls that Himachal has witnessed as the earlier all-time high of 74.51 per cent in 2003 has been surpassed.   A total of 37,21, 647 voters out of a total … Read more

05.06.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   BJP national president Amit Shah  announced veteran party   leader Prem Kumar Dhumal as its chief ministerial face ahead of the assembly election in Himachal Pradesh on November 9. There was a strong demand both among party leaders and workers to see Dhumal as CM candidate, especially after the Congress had given Virbhadra Singh that status. Until now, … Read more

31.10.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Heavy turnout indicates change of guard   In spite of phenomenal increase in the number of electorate since the first elections in 1952 and gradual increase in voter turnout, no proper trend has been witnessed in the state. But, heavy polling has mostly indicated change of guard.   The data on polling … Read more

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