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Women in a queue maintaining social distance under Covid guidelines outside a polling booth in Bihar on Wednesday.(Parwaz Khan/ HT PHOTO)

Polling begins peacefully in Bihar assembly election, 2 IEDs defused in Aurangabad

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 09:24 AM IST
There have been a few incidents of EVM glitches but no violence has been reported.
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Four ministers from Nitish Kumar’s JD-U and four from its alliance partner BJP are contesting in the first phase of the Bihar assembly election.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Four ministers from Nitish Kumar’s JD-U and four from its alliance partner BJP are contesting in the first phase of the Bihar assembly election.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

8 ministers in fray in first phase of Bihar assembly election

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 07:02 AM IST
The Janata Dal (United) is contesting in 35 of the 71 seats in the first phase of the Bihar assembly election while the Bharatiya Janata Party is contesting 29 seats.
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