Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approves AIIMS, airport for North Bihar
The Centre had earlier assured people of Bihar that flight operations from Darbhanga airport, which is nearing completion, will begin from next month before the Chhat Puja festival.
Party should contest equal number of seats with JDU in Bihar to boost morale: BJP MPs to Nadda
During their meeting with Nadda in Delhi on Saturday, the MPs said that this was necessary to boost the workers’ morale before the assembly elections. The leaders expressed concern over the buzz that JDU may contest more seats than BJP.
Chirag Paswan slams Nitish Kumar ahead of LJP meet to decide ties with JD(U) in Bihar polls
In a letter to the Bihar chief minister, he accused Kumar of not fulfilling earlier promises made to SCs and STs, including giving them three dismil of land.
Nitish Kumar condemns heckling of Rajya Sabha dy chairman
The heckling of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh in the House during the passage of farm bills has "hurt" the prestige of Bihar, and pe...
SC says COVID can't be ground for postponing polls, dismisses PIL for deferring Bihar elections
Refusing to entertain the plea, the Apex court observed that Covid-19 cannot be a ground to stop elections. The Court refused to interfere with the Chief Election Commissioner’s power to hold assembly elections in Bihar later this year. “This court can’t tell CEC what to do. CEC will consider everything,” the court observed.
BJP to promote a 'lite app' called Kamal Konnect to amplify campaign in Bihar
The app, now a part of every senior leader's speech in Bihar, is being promoted "to ensure the party's publicity reaches every user", without him or her being present on multiple platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Instagram.
Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Bihar govt recommends CBI probe
Days after a Bihar police team reached Mumbai to probe the Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case, a turf battle has broken out between law enfor...
North Bihar to get air connectivity before Chhath festival: Hardeep Puri
Union minister for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri, who visited Darbhanga to inspect the facilities at the airport which is being thrown open for commercial aviation, said bookings for the flights will begin in September and remarked "this is a boon for 22 districts of north Bihar".
As Jitan Ram Manjhi opts out, RJD turns sceptical of smaller parties and leans toward Congress
The party is not willing to give too much importance to smaller parties like RLSP of Upendra Kushwaha, VIP of Mukesh Sahni and other smaller parties but instead would like to keep its focus more on their traditional alliance of RJD — Congress and the Left parties.
Bihar poll spend cap may be raised in view of Covid-19, e-expenses
Some political parties including the BJP are learnt to have sought an increase in the limit for the Bihar elections. They also pointed to other Covid-related constraints and expenses.
No date finalised, but Election Commission's poll work gathers momentum in Bihar
“It is for the central election commission to take a call on the timing and date of elections. We are working as per schedule,” Ranjita, deputy chief election officer of Bihar, told ET. “We are following all the Covid-19 protocols as suggested by the central and the state government.”
Bihar: Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM-S exits Grand Alliance ahead of assembly polls
Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) on Thursday quit the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandha...
Rahul Gandhi, Bihar Congress Chief mum on missed alliance deadline
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged around 1,000 Congress delegates from Bihar in a virtual meeting to fight the upcoming assembly elections on a positive agenda by 'exposing the failures' of the Modi government and the Nitish Kumar regime.
Farm bills 'protection shield' for farmers, opposition misleading them: PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stoutly defended farm sector reform bills, asserting that they will act as a "protection shield" for ...
Incessant rains in Gujarat hit normal life; flood situation in Bihar remains grim
The national capital experienced a cool and cloudy Sunday with the city recording traces of rainfall in a few areas and the maximum temperature settling at 34.2 degrees Celsius, the MeT department said.