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NDA bets on most backward caste candidate to beat RJD in Bihar polls
Brahampur is significant for BJP as Kailash Pati Mishra, who helped Jan Sangh gain a foothold in Bihar, was born here. Though BJP has managed to win this seat only twice – in 1990 and 2010 – it is keen to defeat RJD’s sitting MLA Shambhu Yadav this time.
Bihar: After being expelled from JD(U), Shyam Rajak joins RJD in presence of Tejashwi Yadav
Former Janata Dal (United) leader Shyam Rajak joi...
Defections rain in Bihar before polls: MLAs expelled from RJD joined JDU after Shyam Rajak
MLAs Maheshwar Yadav and Prema Choudhari joined JD...
Modi promises 23 bridges over rivers in Bihar, Nitish says Patna to be reachable from anywhere in Bihar in 5 hours
Prime Minister Modi said on Monday that large rivers in Bihar have been a major challenge to connectivity and deputy CM Sushil Modi said little was done till 2005, including during 15 years of the Lalu Prasad regime, to make bridges over the rivers.
No precautions or masks as campaign for Bihar elections gathers momentum
There is little regard for pandemic-related protocols, as villagers can be seen trying to meet candidates during their visits without wearing masks or following social distancing. There is a feeling in the countryside that the coronavirus is a city phenomenon.
Opposition parties move no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh
We have no confidence in the Hon’ble deputy chairman and hereby move this motion for his removal. Till a decision on this Motion, the deputy chairperson, as per established convention and practice, cannot preside over the house,” read the resolution.
Union Minister Nityanand Rai polarising polls, says RJD
“This is an insult of the Bihari people and we knew they (BJP) would want to polarise the agenda like this and divert attention from real issues,” Tiwari said.
Farm bills: BJD issues whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs telling them to remain present in House
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday introduced in Rajya Sabha the Farmer's Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020.
Sharad Yadav's daughter Subhashini joins Congress ahead of Bihar Election
Subhashini Yadav, a social worker, said she is taking the responsibility of carrying on the fight of the 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar, as her father Sharad Yadav has always supported it.
Lalu Prasad Yadav's younger son Tej Pratap files nomination from Hasanpur seat
Tej Pratap was accompanied by his younger brother and the Rashtriya Janata Dal's CM nominee Tejashwi Yadav and senior party leaders Jagadanad Singh and Abdul Bari Siddiqui to the office of sub-divisional magistrate-cum-returning officer.
Regional parties protest against Centre outside Parliamentary complex over pending GST dues
Members from parties such as Trinamool, TRS, DMK, SP, AAP, RJD, NCP and Shiv Sena participated in the protest. The Centre had recently given two options to states regarding the payment of GST dues. However, the states are unhappy with the offer. Six non-BJP states have already rejected the proposal.
Opposition petitions President Ram Nath Kovind against Delhi Police’s probe into February riots
In their memorandum to the President, these leaders alleged instead of probing the violence in which 53 people were killed and punishing those who made hate speeches and fomented violence, the Union home ministry and the Delhi Police were trying to fix those who participated in the protests in the city against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.
Bihar election opinion polls: NDA projected to win 160 seats; BJP to emerge as single-largest party
The NDA alliance is likely to emerge as the clear favourite to win the Bihar assembly elections by securing 160 of the 243 seats, according to an opinion poll conducted by Times Now-C-Voter. The survey conducted on all 243-assembly seats of the state predicted that the BJP is likely to emerge as the single-largest party by securing 85 seats.
Rajya Sabha: Opposition slams government on lockdown, Covid deaths
Sharma asked the government to share the latest figures of those infected by the virus and the number of casualties. He further said the range of 1.4-2.9 million people being saved from infection due to the lockdown as well as the measures saving the lives of 38,000 to 78,000 was too high.
Bihar Assembly election 2020: Sasaram headed for triangular contest due to shifting loyalties
Although the JDU seems to have an upper hand, experts say it would be premature to write off the opponents.