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Bihar poll work gains pace: BJP leaders Fadnavis, Nadda to be in Patna Friday
This visit was initially planned for the last week of August but had to be postponed due to the lockdown in the state that ended on September 6.
Bihar elections: JDU entrusts 3 party men for poll strategy, sets up war room
With a team of party workers and volunteers, state water resour...
JD(U) objects regular criticism of the Bihar government by LJP president Chirag Paswan
“PM Modi, home minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP...
Nitish’s Womaniya vs Tejashwi’s Yuva, the battle cry of Bihar
The biggest youth problem is unemployment and Tejashwi is trying to capture the narrative by promising jobs. Last Saturday he launched a web portal called ‘Berojgari Hatao’ and released a toll free number in Patna. Any unemployed person can either upload their profile on the portal or register themselves by calling on the toll free number.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap Yadav may change his seat from Mahua to Hasanpur
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav may change his seat from Mahua to Hasanpur amid speculation that his estranged wife Aishwarya Rai could contest against him in the upcoming assembly election.
Clamour in LJP on putting up candidates against JDU
Infact, Chirag has already held a meeting of his party leaders from Bihar in Delhi on Monday and they have authorised him to take a decision on the alliance in Bihar. All the state party leaders were unanimous in their request to field LJP candidates against JDU in all the seats while avoiding a fight with BJP.
Election to post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson's post on September 14
The election to the post of Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha will be held on September 14, the day Parliament's Monsoon Session convenes.The post fell vacant after Janata Dal-United MP Harivansh Narayan Singh's term in the Upper House expired.
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.
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.
Jharkhand HC defers Lalu Prasad's bail plea hearing in a fodder scam case to Sept 11
The Jharkhand High Court on Friday deferred to September 11 the hearing of RJD chief Lalu Prasad's bail petition in connection with a case related to the Rs 950-crore fodder scam, as the lawyer for the CBI, which is investigating the case, took ill.
CPI, CPI(M), RJD join hands for Bihar assembly polls
Another left party, CPI (ML), which also has a presence in Bihar, has separately initiated talks with the RJD for entering into an electoral pact. The other members of the opposition alliance are the Congress, Rashtriya Loktantrik Samata Party (RLSP) and Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP).
Bihar assembly election: Political events of the past three months
Smaller players such as Pappu Yadav and new entrants like Yashwant Sinha are believed to be weighing their options and how they can fit into any anti-Nitish Kumar alliance or cobble up a third front.
Election Commission to set dates for declaring criminal record
Existing EC guidelines say that every candidate must declare their criminal antecedents three times before an election -- in a national daily and two regional language newspapers. Candidates and parties were, however, seen as trying to time the advertisements in such a way that this got the least public attention, defeating its very purpose.
BJP, JD(U), and LJP to fight upcoming Bihar polls together, said J P Nadda
Nadda's remarks at a virtual meet of the Bihar BJP comes amid a bitter war of words between Kumar's JD(U) and Chirag Paswan-headed LJP.
Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM quits Grand Alliance in Bihar ahead of polls
The decision was taken after a meeting of HAM leadership in Patna. HAM was launched in 2015 and was part of the NDA in the assembly elections that year. The party won one seat out of 20 it contested. In 2019, the part was part of the UPA and could not win a single Lok Sabha seat.