Articles about Bihar Assembly
09 Mar 2021
Bihar: Dead medical officer transferred, government says action taken
A medical officer in Bihar was transferred to another district in the Health Department even though he had died a month ago, the opposition told the state legislature on Tuesday.
19 Nov 2020
Bihar: Minister, accused of corruption, resigns hours after taking charge
Three days after taking the oath along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Bihar's Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary tendered his resignation today.
15 Nov 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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).
10 Nov 2020
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 2020
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.
01 Nov 2020
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.
24 Oct 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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.
06 Oct 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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.
25 Sep 2020
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.
13 Sep 2020
Bihar: Modi praises Nitish Kumar's governance; says it must continue
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "good governance" in the state.
23 Aug 2020
BJP, JD(U), LJP to fight Bihar polls together: JP Nadda
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said the saffron party, the Janata Dal (United), and the Lok Janshakti Party, will fight the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls together.
22 Aug 2020
Bihar polls: EC lets coronavirus patients vote, but with conditions
In Bihar Assembly polls, the first large-scale elections to be held after coronavirus pandemic, people displaying high temperature, a symptom of the highly-contagious disease, and quarantined patients, will be allowed to cast their votes, the broad guidelines issued by Election Commission on Friday said.
19 Aug 2020
Watered-down rallies, restrictions in booths: EC plans polls in pandemic
Faced with an immense challenge to conduct polls, particularly Bihar Assembly elections, as coronavirus cases spike in the country, the Election Commission is finalizing the fine print while keeping social distancing norms in mind.
17 Aug 2020
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD
Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.
22 Apr 2020
Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer
An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.
09 Mar 2020
This London-based woman is running for CM in Bihar elections
On Sunday, International Women's Day, newspapers across Bihar were plastered with advertisements for a new woman-led political party, Plurals.
07 Feb 2020
Who is Kameshwar Chaupal, Ram Mandir trust's Dalit member?
Months after the Supreme Court paved the way for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a trust in the Parliament for the temple's construction.
29 Jun 2019
Tejashwi Yadav reveals why he'd been 'missing' after election results
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's younger son, Tejashwi Yadav, on Saturday put an end to speculations about him "going missing" after the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
02 Apr 2019
#Elections2019: Lalu's son Tej Pratap announces new party 'Lalu-Rabri Morcha'
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap on Monday floated a new party "Lalu-Rabri Morcha" named after his parents as the Yadav family feud worsened.
18 May 2018
Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav stakes claim to form govt; meets governor
Following the political drama in Karnataka, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, along with the Congress, Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), and CPI(ML) leaders met Governor Satya Pal Malik today and staked claim to form the government in Bihar.
24 Mar 2018
Cambridge Analytica row: Rahul accuses BJP of peddling "fake news"
Congress and BJP have been engaged in a slinging match over hiring the services of controversial data firm Cambridge Analytica (CA).
10 Mar 2018
There's one primary school at every 1km in Bihar: Minister
The Bihar Government has been successful in setting up a primary school at every 1km while a middle and secondary school at every 3km and 5km respectively, the In-charge Minister (Education) Shravan Kumar told the Bihar Assembly yesterday.
19 Sep 2017
Nitish nod to simultaneous LS-VS polls, but no 2019 elections
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar asserted that he would back PM Modi's idea of "one nation one election."
08 Sep 2017
Is a split in Congress's Bihar faction imminent?
Rahul Gandhi recently met 27 Bihar Congress MLAs and about 19 of them recommended that they should break the alliance with Lalu Yadav's RJD "for the time being."
04 Sep 2017
RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one
In the Narendra Modi-led government's recent cabinet rejig, Raj Kumar Singh, a former bureaucrat, has been appointed the minister of power, and new and renewable energy.
28 Jul 2017
Nitish Kumar wins the floor test by 131 votes
Nitish Kumar backed by BJP has claimed the support of 131 out of 243 members to win the floor test in the Bihar Assembly.
10 Mar 2017
Elections over, exit polls an appetizer before final results
Exit polls for the recently conducted assembly elections in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur have started coming in.