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Thursday, Jul 18, 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 (390 results)
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
Mar 31, 2019 12:56
While the BJP-led NDA, which has been accusing the opposition of stalling a bill envisaging 33 per cent reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and legislative assemblies, has given tickets to just three women, the Grand Alliance has given tickets to... read more
Mar 29, 2019 11:13
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s achievements and not central schemes have become the focal point of JD(U)’s election campaign and posters. Most of these posters have a small photograph of PM Narendra Modi and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan. But none... read more
Mar 28, 2019 10:38
The BJP leader thanked Shah for the meeting. “I met him as a party worker and aired my grievances before him. He gave a patient hearing and assured that organisation will find out a solution of the problems. He had asked me to contest from Begusarai,”... read more
Mar 27, 2019 08:22
The campaigners’ list also includes the names of Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, Uma Bharti, Yogi Adityanath, Smriti Irani, and Hema Malini. read more
Mar 26, 2019 17:27
The first rally would be at Jamui and Gaya on April 2. Both these constituencies are going to polls in the first phase on April 11 and are being contested by BJP’s alliance partners LJP and JD (U). read more
Mar 25, 2019 17:07
Out of the 17 seats that the BJP would be contesting in Bihar, the party has changed candidates in only three seats. The NDA leaders, while issuing the list have taken care that all social segments of the society get due representation. read more
Mar 23, 2019 18:39
BJP in-charge for Bihar affairs Bhupendra Yadav announced that union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will be contesting from Patna Sahib in place of incumbent MP Shatrughan Sinha. read more
Mar 19, 2019 13:07
As per the seat sharing announcement, Nawada seat has gone to the LJP. The BJP and the JD (U) are contesting on 17 seats each while the LJP is contesting on six seats. read more
Mar 17, 2019 02:40
The party’s West Champaran district unit received a major jolt on Saturday after a large number of the party functionaries resigned in anticipation of the allocation of Valmikinagar parliamentary seat to the JD(U). read more
Mar 16, 2019 19:35
A large number of BJP functionaries have resigned in Valmikinagar parliamentary constituencies objecting to party’s decision to concede this seat to ally JD-U in the Lok Sabha polls. read more
Mar 15, 2019 08:29
The committee includes state BJP president Nityanand Rai, deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and state’s agriculture minister Prem Kumar. read more
Mar 14, 2019 11:08
As per the seat agreement, JD(U) and BJP would contest 17 seats each in Bihar while six would be contested by Lok Janshakti Party( LJP) led by Ram Vilas Paswan. read more
Mar 12, 2019 13:30
Muslims in Bihar form 17% of the voting population. In 2014, only four members from the community were elected to the Lok Sabha from Bihar while in 2009, only three could make it to Parliament. read more
Mar 07, 2019 09:17
Kishor, while addressing the youths and exhorting them to join politics in large numbers, had said, “If I can help in making PM and CM, I can also help Bihar’s youth become MP, MLA or mukhyia.” read more