By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 04:52 PM IST
Bihar has 8,378 gram panchayats, 534 panchayat samitis and 38 district boards in the state. There are 258,000 posts with 114,667 ward members each.
By Abraham Thomas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 12:51 PM IST
The petition has accused political parties of not complying with a top court direction to give publicity of criminal antecedents of candidates in widely circulated newspapers, social media platforms, and their respective websites.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:23 PM IST
The security of EVMs has been intensified after opposition parties expressed concern about their safety in the keenly fought elections for the 243-member Bihar legislative assembly
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The district administration deployed additional security forces to maintain law and order.
By Aditya Nath Jha
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Ramesh Kushwaha, who is contesting from Dhamdaha seat, said two people opened fire in his office on Saturday night
Ameesha Patel says she feared for her life on Bihar campaign trail: ‘I could have been raped and killed’
By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 08:38 AM IST
Ameesha Patel, who was campaigning for LJP candidate Prakash Chandra, has said that she feared for her life in Bihar. Her allegations have been denied by the candidate.
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By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 09:18 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 03:49 PM IST
Ramdeo Yadav is the sitting member of Legislative Assembly and Manoj Yadav is a member of Legislative Council of the JD(U) and will be contesting the Bihar assembly elections from Belhar.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 08:30 AM IST
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar attacked Yadav’s poll promise of one million jobs if voted to power and asked him how he would meet the huge salary obligations.
By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 08:34 AM IST
Bihar is the only state with a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by a non-BJP chief minister.
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 08:48 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named only 13 women candidates in the list of 108 it has announced so far for the elections it is fighting in an alliance with chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United), or JD (U).
By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST
Bihar has 12,125 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 8,997 patients have recovered, while 97 have lost their lives.
‘More than 6,000 Covid-19 cases, but Bihar discussing elections’: Prashant Kishor’s jibe at Nitish Kumar
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 02:37 PM IST
Nitish Kumar is seeking seventh term as Bihar chief minister since 2005. The elections are due in the state later this year.
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 07:44 AM IST
Bhupender Yadav, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in-charge for the state Bihar says if unlocking proceeds smoothly, then elections in Bihar will also be conducted with digital technology and social media play a crucial role.
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 04:37 PM IST
On Tuesday, Bihar’s chief electoral officer HR Srinivas met district officials to assess the state’s preparations for the elections amid the pandemic.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 02:45 PM IST
Prashant Kishor was expelled from the JD(U) by party boss Nitish Kumar last month for his stand against the citizenship law.