Covid-19 scuttles meetings in Bihar’s urban areas to decide voting on caste lines
While the fear of Covid-19 is stopping people in urban areas from holding meetings on caste lines to decide the voting pattern, there is a churn among both so-called upper and lower castes in the rural areas to decide who should be voted en bloc.
Oct 25, 2020 13:02
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: BJP looks to wrest RJD-held Arwal
The BJP has fielded a new candidate, Deepak Sharma, instead of Chitranjan Kumar, who held this seat from 2010-2015 and was the runner-up to RJD’s Ravindra Singh in the 2015 assembly polls. The RJD, meanwhile, has allotted this seat to CPI(ML), which is a part of the party-led Mahagathbandhan.
Oct 25, 2020 13:00
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: BJP-CPI(ML) battle on the cards in Karakat
The RJD has allotted the Karakat assembly seat to the CPI(ML), which is a part of the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan. CPI(ML)’s former MLA from here, Arun Singh, will be up against BJP’s Rajeshwar Raj, another former MLA from this seat.
Oct 25, 2020 13:08
BJP, JD(U) contested as rivals in 2015 in Jhajha constituency
In the 2015 assembly elections, BJP secured a majority and won the Jhajha constituency by 65,537 votes and a 40.04% vote share. Whereas, the JD(U) came second with 43,451 votes and vote share of 26.55%.
Oct 24, 2020 23:16
Lawlessness is nature of RJD, says JP Nadda at Biharsharif rally
“Lawlessness is the nature of RJD. They never sought forgiveness for what they did to the people of Bihar. This implies that they still have the same intentions. Nitish Kumar knew that good governance can not be achieved while in power with the RJD alliance. This is why he broke ties with them and came with BJP,” Nadda said.
Oct 24, 2020 20:49
Janata Dal Rashtrawadi Party candidate dies after being shot in Bihar
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Singh was attacked by people who posed as his supporters, police said. He was shot at when he and his supporters were campaigning for the upcoming polls.
Oct 24, 2020 22:12
NDA to form govt again in Bihar, BJP may get maximum seats: Opinion poll
According to the opinion poll of ABP-CVoter, the NDA is projected to get 135-159 seats in the 243-member assembly, while the Grand Alliance may get 77 to 98 seats.
Oct 24, 2020 20:19
A cut-throat battle between RJD, BJP in Jamui constituency
During the 2015 assembly elections, the RJD defeated the BJP by a margin of 8,249 votes. Vijay Prakash of the RJD secured 66,577 votes and was declared as the winner.
Oct 24, 2020 19:53
Nitish Kumar hits out at Tejashwi Yadav on Bihar’s state of education
Bihar assembly election 2020: Tejashwi Yadav, son of the former chief minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav, is the RJD’s CM candidate and Nitish Kumar’s rival in this upcoming assembly election.
Oct 24, 2020 19:25
‘Will prosecute ground officials to CM for graft if voted to power’: Chirag Paswan
The LJP chief said that his party was contesting on more seats than JD-U and he would surely form the government in Bihar with the blessings of the people.
Oct 24, 2020 18:56
‘Lalten yug’ in Bihar over, electricity is now in every house, says CM Nitish Kumar at poll rally
During a poll campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the “lalten yug” in the state has come to an end as he listed the work his government has done in the last five years.
Oct 24, 2020 18:45
On Ram Vilas Paswan’s political soil, Nitish refrains from speaking anything against Chirag
Ram Vilas Paswan had started his political innings by winning from Alauli constituency on Samyukta Socialist Party (SSY) in 1969.
Oct 24, 2020 18:19