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RJD’s decision to field candidate in bypoll latest flashpoint in ties with Cong

The Congress insists that the seat was allocated to them as part of the deal among opposition parties during the 2020 assembly elections.
Hours after the RJD listed its candidates for bypolls to both Kusheshwarsthan and Tarapur assembly constituencies, the Congress said it was also contemplating fielding its nominees for both seats for the elections.(Representational image)
Hours after the RJD listed its candidates for bypolls to both Kusheshwarsthan and Tarapur assembly constituencies, the Congress said it was also contemplating fielding its nominees for both seats for the elections.(Representational image)
Published on Oct 04, 2021 04:21 AM IST
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By Subhash Pathak, Hindustan Times, Patna

Alarm bells in JD(U) after losing 3 out of 4 seats in Bihar assembly bypolls

The results are going to widen a divide between the two alliance partners with the JD (U) leaders now getting apprehensive that their BJP counterparts might once again become vocal on seat-sharing and the leadership issue.
The JD(U)’s disappointing performance in the Bihar assembly bypolls could lead to the BJP demanding a larger share of seats in the next assembly elections in the state.(HT PHOTO)
The JD(U)’s disappointing performance in the Bihar assembly bypolls could lead to the BJP demanding a larger share of seats in the next assembly elections in the state.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 25, 2019 08:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop

Bihar assembly bypolls: Announcement of NDA candidates deferred at the last moment

The October 21 bypolls are being billed as the semifinal to the 2020 assembly elections, likely to be a fierce electoral battle for survival for the grand opposition alliance, mainly comprising of the RJD and the Congress, in Bihar.
Sources in the NDA said too much should not be read into the postponement, done due to ongoing ‘Pitri Paksh’.(ANI Photo/File/Representative)
Sources in the NDA said too much should not be read into the postponement, done due to ongoing ‘Pitri Paksh’.(ANI Photo/File/Representative)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 06:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar
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