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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
Vijay Swaroop

Vijay Swaroop

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Vijay is chief of bureau, Patna. He has spent 21 years in journalism and covers political beats and public affairs.

articles by Vijay Swaroop (389 results)
May 06, 2019 07:46
There are 82 candidates in the fray in Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Saran, Madhubani and Hajipur in this phase. read more
Apr 30, 2019 14:54
In assembly elections of 2015, opposition lapped up the reservation comment of RSS chief. read more
Apr 29, 2019 10:54
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In Bihar, the fourth phase of polling is of high electoral importance to the BJP, which is contesting the three seats of Darbhanga, Ujiyarpur and Begusarai. BJP allies JD(U) and LJP are contesting from the seats of Munger and... read more
Apr 28, 2019 14:14
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies, the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) of Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), won 31 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in the last election in 2014. read more
Apr 27, 2019 13:39
Ramdev, who actively campaigned for the BJP in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, had last year ruled out any participation in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. read more
Apr 26, 2019 05:43
Asked for reaction, JD (U) national general secretary K C Tyagi said, “The EC should take cognizance of such comments.” LJP leader Chirag Paswan said his party did not support use of such language. read more
Apr 23, 2019 08:00
In at least four of the five seats, the two main regional parties from Bihar, the ruling JD(U) and RJD, are ranged against each other. Out of the 25 assembly seats in the five Lok Sabha constituencies, the JD (U) had won on 14 in the 2015 assembly elections... read more
Apr 20, 2019 18:10
For the third time since the election dates were announced, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav skipped on Saturday Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s poll rally in Bihar fueling speculation over unease in the grand-alliance (GA). read more
Apr 20, 2019 09:33
In last couple of years, several purchase centres established by Jute Corporation of India, including those at Singeshwar, Supaul Sadar, Simrahi, Jadia, Pratapganj, have shut, forcing farmers to sell their jute to middlemen. read more
Apr 20, 2019 09:22
The party, of late, has been facing dissidence in several parliamentary constituencies including Valmikinagar and Saran. read more
Apr 20, 2019 09:15
The Jan Sewa Express, locally known as Palayan Express which has only sitting facility, was packed to capacity when Hindustan Times visited Saharsa junction on Tuesday. People from as far as Supaul, Nepal and Madhepura throng Saharsa station everyday... read more
Apr 18, 2019 11:55
No wonder, for all the three candidates, Sharad Yadav of RJD, sitting MP Pappu Yadav who is fighting this time as an Independent, and JD-U’s Dinesh Chandra Yadav, Madhepura seems keen to break out of the caste mould and looking at development. read more
Apr 07, 2019 11:30
Ghar ghar bijli (electricity for every household) was one of Kumar’s resolves for governance ahead of the 2015 assembly polls which he won in alliance with RJD and Congress. read more
Apr 05, 2019 16:17
Nitish Kumar had severed his ties with the Grand Alliance in July, 2017, less than two years after his partnership with arch rival Prasad and the Congress succeeded in delivering a crushing defeat to the BJP-led NDA in the assembly polls. read more
Apr 04, 2019 01:10
This election year, Ravi Shankar Prasad is set to add another feather to his hat as he plunges into the electoral battle for a Lok Sabha seat. He is the BJP’s candidate from Patna Sahib, a seat held for the last two terms by his friend-turned-political... read more