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19 Nov 2020Kapil Sibal
Congress dissenters not asked to campaign in Bihar: Report
The rift in Congress, out in open after the recent debacle, took a new turn when sources close to leader Kapil Sibal said he hadn't been asked to campaign in Bihar, reports NDTV.
18 Nov 2020Rashtriya Janata Dal
No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future
After Kapil Sibal, another senior leader has expressed concern over Congress' substandard performance in Bihar elections and by-polls, saying that the party lacks organizational presence.
16 Nov 2020Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM for 4th straight term
Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar has been sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term on Monday.
16 Nov 2020Kapil Sibal
Congress not effective alternative anymore: Kapil Sibal after Bihar verdict
Following the Congress's abysmal performance in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections and bypolls in the country, senior party leader Kapil Sibal said people don't see the Congress as an "effective alternative" anymore.
15 Nov 2020Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow
Nitish Kumar will become the Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) announced today after a meeting of its legislators.
15 Nov 2020Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar named Bihar CM at key NDA meeting
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is set to return for a fourth term as the Chief Minister of Bihar.
13 Nov 2020Nitish Kumar
Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar
JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, who suffered a major blow in the recently-conducted Bihar Assembly elections, declared he hasn't claimed the CM post and the decision will be taken by National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
11 Nov 2020Narendra Modi
Dynasty politics biggest threat to democracy: Modi after Bihar win
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed a sea of supporters at an event celebrating the victory of the National Democratic Alliance in the recent Bihar Assembly elections and several bypolls.
11 Nov 2020Rashtriya Janata Dal
NDA keeps Bihar, RJD becomes single-largest party, Congress crashes again
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form a government in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will get another term at the Chief Minister's office. The results of the closely-fought elections, declared in the early hours of Wednesday, showed BJP handed over Bihar to Kumar, while his own party JD(U) fared poorly.
Bihar election: RJD single-largest party; NDA maintains slight lead
The results of the 2020 Bihar election are yet to be declared.
Bihar elections: NDA crosses half-way mark, BJP emerges single-largest party
A long-time dream of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was fulfilled on Tuesday after it emerged as the single-largest party in Bihar, where counting of votes began at 8 am.
Bihar elections: JD(U) member concedes defeat, blames coronavirus
In a surprising development, KC Tyagi, the spokesperson of JD(U), conceded defeat just a couple of hours after counting of votes began in Bihar.
10 Nov 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?
Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Who will govern Bihar? Answer soon as counting begins
The counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly started at 8 am today, capping months of uncertainty on who will govern the crucial state for the next five years.
07 Nov 2020Rashtriya Janata Dal
Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance
The voting for the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 has ended. The exit polls for the election have predicted a win for the Opposition-led Grand Alliance over the ruling National Democratic Alliance.
07 Nov 2020Narendra Modi
Bihar polls: Final phase begins, PM says "set new record"
The third and final phase of Bihar polls began on Saturday, with voters queuing up at 78 of the total 243 Assembly seats to choose the next Chief Minister.
05 Nov 2020Rashtriya Janata Dal
Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.
05 Nov 2020Jharkhand
Scholarship scam: How corrupt middlemen are cheating poor students
Money meant for poor minority students, under a Centrally-funded scholarship scheme, never reached them but was siphoned off by corrupt middlemen in Jharkhand, an investigation by Indian Express has found.
03 Nov 2020Rashtriya Janata Dal
Bihar election: Onions thrown at Nitish Kumar at Madhubani rally
Onions were thrown at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a rally in Madhubani on Tuesday.
03 Nov 2020Madhya Pradesh
Bihar: Voting for 94 seats begins, Tejashwi Yadav in fray
The second phase of Bihar's Assembly polls began today amid high-security and restrictions, levied considering the coronavirus pandemic.
01 Nov 2020Narendra Modi
Bihar election: Narendra Modi to address four rallies today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address four back-to-back rallies in the last leg of campaigning for the three-phase Bihar Assembly elections.
29 Oct 2020Sonakshi Sinha
Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign
Actor Ameesha Patel has said that she feared for her life while campaigning for the Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) candidate Prakash Chandra for the Bihar elections.
28 Oct 2020Twitter
Union Minister Smriti Irani tests positive for COVID-19
Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Wednesday announced that she had tested positive for COVID-19.
28 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
Voting begins in Bihar; PM says, "Follow coronavirus-related precautions"
The high-stakes Bihar polls began today as voters of 71 out of the total 243 seats chose their pick, amid restrictions levied due to coronavirus pandemic.
27 Oct 2020Nitish Kumar
Munger: Police clashes with Durga worshippers; 1 killed, many injured
A man was killed while several others were injured amid clashes during the immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Bihar's Munger on Monday.
24 Oct 2020Devendra Fadnavis
Coronavirus: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP's Bihar poll campaign in-charge, tests positive
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
24 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
108 tribal villages to boycott Bihar polls; here's why
As Bihar gears up for the upcoming Assembly elections, the residents of 108 tribal villages of the Kaimur plateau have announced a boycott of the polls.
24 Oct 2020Lalu Prasad Yadav
Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav releases manifesto; hits at BJP's employment promise
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday released the party's poll manifesto, days before voting for the Bihar Assembly election is scheduled to commence.
22 Oct 2020India
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi tests positive for COVID-19; hospitalized
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Thursday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
22 Oct 2020Nitish Kumar
BJP's big Bihar promises: Free coronavirus vaccine; 19 lakh jobs
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released manifesto for poll-bound Bihar. Among the big promises were free coronavirus vaccine for all and an assurance of 19 lakh jobs to seekers.
21 Oct 2020Goa
After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress
After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.
17 Oct 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Sushant Singh Rajput's MLA cousin hospitalized in Patna
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bihar, Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu was on Thursday hospitalized in Patna after suffering from chest pain.
08 Oct 2020Dalit
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan dies at 74
In an unfortunate development, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has passed away, his son Chirag Paswan confirmed on Thursday evening. He was 74 years old.
06 Oct 2020Nitish Kumar
Bihar elections: JD(U)-BJP reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal; NDA snubs Paswan
The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar on Tuesday announced the seat-sharing formula of its constituent parties for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
04 Oct 2020Nitish Kumar
BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.
03 Oct 2020Rashtriya Janata Dal
Tejashwi Yadav announced as Opposition's CM candidate for Bihar polls
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Opposition alliance has announced Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav as its Chief Ministerial candidate.
27 Sep 2020Sushant Singh Rajput
Ahead of polls, former Bihar top cop joins JD(U)
Former Director General of Police (DGP) of Bihar, Gupteshwar Pandey, on Sunday joined the ruling Janata Dal (United).
26 Sep 2020Nitish Kumar
Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan
With the Bihar elections about a month away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has unveiled his seven-point plan in his hopes to return to power.
25 Sep 2020Nitish Kumar
Three-phased polls for Bihar, results on November 10
Bihar will vote in three phases and the results will be declared on November 10, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora declared on Friday. With this announcement, the Model Code of Conduct came into effect.
18 Sep 2020Narendra Modi
Don't be misled: Modi tells farmers, amid agriculture Bills' criticism
With three agriculture Bills taking the shape of a new controversy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged farmers to not be misled and assured that they would not be treated unfairly.