Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 12:47 PM IST
The RJD-led Grand Alliance (GA) has fielded Awadh Bihari Choudhary as their candidate against the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Vijay Kumar Sinha for the post of the Speaker in the Bihar assembly.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 04:30 PM IST
Six-time MLA Awadh Bihar Choudhary is pitted against NDA’s candidate and senior BJP leader Vijay Kumar Sinha
Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 01:02 PM IST
RJD’s Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, the son of former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad and the GA’s CM face, has been urging party workers to hold off on their celebrations till the outcome is known
Hindustan Times, Digha | By Subhash Pathak | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:19 PM IST
Sitting BJP MLA Sanjeev Chaurasia is pitted against Grant Alliance (GA) nominee and CPI (ML) leader Shashi Yadav in Digha.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:24 AM IST
The JD-U and the RJD won 12 and 11 seats respectively out of the 30 seats in the Mithilanchal region when the two parties were allies in the 2015 assembly election.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:17 PM IST
The meeting of the Grand Alliance leaders was convened at Rabri Devi’s residence amid reports of dissent between the alliance partners.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 02:18 PM IST
Bypolls will be held on five assembly seats in Bihar which have fallen vacant after the MLAs representing them were elected as Members of Parliament in Lok Sabha elections earlier this year.
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 09:09 AM IST
The politics in last decade in Bihar has amply proved that Nitish Kumar has remained the pivot around which other parties have revolved to make their fortune.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy and Anil Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 08:27 AM IST
The GA suffered a more pronounced loss in comparison to the 2014 parliamentary polls when the RJD-Congress- Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) coalition had won seven seats.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: If GA has made tie-ups, NDA has JD(U) on its side, says BJP’s Ram Kripal Yadav
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2019 10:55 AM IST
Ram Kripal Yadav, who was a close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad before joining the BJP just ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, is once again pitted against his mentor’s daughter Misa Bharti in the Patliputra parliamentary constituency in these general elections.
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 03:13 PM IST
“We are very certain that those who flout people’s mandate with impunity will be resoundingly defeated,” says Manoj Jha.
Hindustan Times, PATNA | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 02:15 PM IST
As many as 26 seats of 40 seats in Bihar are yet to go to the polls, in which the fate of five Congress candidates is to be decided.
Madhubani/ Darbhanga | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Fatmi also said he would give a “second thought” to his decision to contest Madhubani only if the Congress allowed Ahmad to run for the seat on the party’s symbol.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: It’s advantage NDA in Aurangabad as GA candidate is unable to muster support
Hindustan Times, Gaya | By Anil Kumar Ojha
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 04:54 PM IST
Altogether nine candidates, including three independent candidates are in the fray in Bihar’s Aurangabad Lok Sabha seat but the main contest is between Sushil Kumar Singh of NDA and GA’s Upendra Prasad.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Disgruntled political bigwigs may upset poll calculations for both NDA and GA in Bihar
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2019 05:01 PM IST
The disenchantment of a large number of ticket hopefuls in both the NDA and the Grand Alliance in Bihar does have the potential to upset pre-poll calculations for both the coalitions.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Rakesh Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2019 09:45 AM IST
Addressing a press conference on Saturday, CPI (ML) state secretary Kunal regretted that by keeping the Left parties out of the GA, polarisation of votes against BJP had weakened.
Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2019 03:11 AM IST
The GA, consisting of RJD, Congress, Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secular and Sharad Yadav’s Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD), is expected to finalise a seat sharing deal.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 08:35 AM IST
The former CM also talked tough in regard to seat sharing in GA, saying he should get more number of seats than other allies, barring the RJD and Congress
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 07:38 AM IST
For 2 months, speculation was rife he would merge his outfit with RLSP. Sources close to the development privately concede that the sudden U-turn has been prompted by RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s apparent “discomfort” with the idea of having a parallel power centre in the Grand Alliance.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2019 03:47 PM IST
Calling it a historic decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Paswan, who claimed his party had been demanding reservation for poor among upper castes since 2000, said that Sawarn Aayog (Commission for upper castes) was made several times, “but nobody showed the will to get it implemented.”
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2019 12:06 PM IST
The party, which was banking on Lalu’s charisma, may have to recalibrate its strategy. It is also a blow to the grand alliance (GA) as it will be devoid of a star face.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2018 01:07 PM IST
Sources in the state Congress confided that the party might contest less number of seats than it had contested in 2014 polls
Hindustan Times, Patna | By B Vijay Murty
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2018 08:49 AM IST
The GA or Mahagathbandhan is a coalition of political parties in Bihar which was formed before the 2015 legislative assembly elections and comprised the Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2018 09:30 AM IST
Citing the RJD’s strength in the assembly, party MLA and spokesman Bhai Birendra claimed his party was the natural claimant for leading the coalition as ‘big brother’ to ensure emphatic victory of the GA in the state.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pankaj Jaiswal
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:36 PM IST
The Begum Akhtar Sangeet Kala Akademi will teach Begum Akhtar’s music and have wings named after the seven basic notes of Indian classical music — Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha and Nee.