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Raghuvansh Prasad Singh: A saint among the tainted
One of the few surviving socialist followers of Ram Manohar Lohia, Raghuvansh Babu, as he was affectionately called, led a simple life. Even when he was a Union Minister in the UPA-1 government led by Manmohan Singh, his official bungalow on Ashok Road sported minimal, bare furnishing.
Amid extended seat talks in Bihar, list for undisputed seats soon
As discussions are still ongoing, the main political parties are planning t...
Bihar elections: Parties face challenge of NOTA after widespread vote in 2015
In 2015, about 950,000 votes were recorded for NOTA in 243 asse...
Lalu Prasad gets bail in a fodder scam case, but to remain in jail
The case involves fraudulent withdrawals amounting to Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa treasury in undivided Bihar, when Lalu Prasad was the chief minister. The RJD chief, however, will have to remain in jail as he is serving time in another case related to Dumka treasury.
Bihar polls: Wives of politicians facing criminal charges get tickets from RJD
Leading the pack of bahubali netas of Bihar is Anant Singh, popularly known as ‘Chhote Sarkar’, who arrived from Beur jail on Wednesday to file his nomination from the Mokama seat on an RJD ticket. His affidavit declared that he faced 38 serious criminal cases, including seven of murder, and nine out of the total cases were added to his tally since the 2015 assembly election
Ram Vilas Paswan, the man who wanted to be called a Harijan
Ram Vilas Paswan was among the most popular faces when the social churn began in the post-Emergency era in Bihar, but after the Janata Party fiasco, he had to wait for almost a decade to return to limelight.
Bihar polls: 'Mahagathbandhan' seat sharing talks hit roadblock
The grand alliance spearhead, the RJD, which had emerged as the single largest party in the last elections with 81 seats, it finding it tough to convince its recalcitrant partners of its pre-eminence in the coalition and allow it to contest 150 odd seats of the 243-member assembly.
Nitish Kumar highlights NDA govt development works; compares it with RJD's 15 years rule
Addressing his first virtual rally in the run-up to assembly polls, Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (U) national President Nitish Kumar on Monday presented a report card on the nearly 15 years of his rule in the state.
Bihar BJP leader Usha Vidyarthi joins LJP, likely to contest against JD(U)
Bihar BJP leader Usha Vidyarthi joined the Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday after meeting its president Chirag Paswan here, and is likely to be fielded from the Paliganj assembly seat where the JD(U) will contest as well.
Anil Deshmukh seeks apology from those who 'defamed' Maharashtra over Sushant Singh Rajput case
"Maharashtra was battling COVID-19. At such a time, a conspiracy was hatched to defame Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharajs Maharashtra," Deshmukh told reporters here.
Had many expectations from Bihar CM, but he hasn't faired well on those: Chirag Paswan
A day after the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) decided not to contest the upcoming Bihar elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish ...
Political killings new normal in Bengal, says BJP after party leader shot dead; demands CBI probe
Manish Sukla, a local BJP councillor, was shot dead by two bike-borne assailants on Sunday outside a police station in Titagarh of North 24 Parganas district.
Bihar polls: Tejashwi Yadav to lead grand alliance; Congress gets 70 seats, RJD to contest 144
Ahead of Bihar Assembly elections, Mahagathbandhan agreed on seat distribution formula in which RJD will contest 144 seats, whereas partner ...
Bihar polls: NDA and UPA seat-sharing talks shift to Delhi from Patna
In the NDA, a closed-door meeting of Amit Shah, BJP national president JP Nadda, national general secretary organisation BL Santosh, BJP Bihar election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis and BJP Bihar in-charge Bhupender Yadav took place at Nadda’s residence.
Tharoor continues as head of Parliamentary panel on IT; Badal new external affairs committee member
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in consultation with Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday announced the composition of several reconstituted parliamentary standing committees, with former Union Minister and Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal being made a member of the panel on external affairs.