‘From chappal to chapatti roller’: Bihar polls and surprising party symbols
The Election Commission has offered ‘biscuit’ as the election symbol to the Shiv Sena to avoid confusion among voters because Janata Dal (United) has ‘arrow’ as its election symbol in Bihar.
Oct 09, 2020 19:41
AAP to not contest Bihar polls, cites flood, Covid-19 situation
Bihar AAP chief Sushil Kumar Singh said the decision to boycott elections had been taken after seeking the approval of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
Oct 09, 2020 19:31
Tejashwi stabbed me in the back, Shah offered balm: VIP’s Mukesh Sahni
Mukesh Sahni-led Vikassheel Insaan Party, or VIP, has quit the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan in Bihar to contest 11 seats from the BJP’s quota in the NDA
Oct 09, 2020 21:10
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Regional parties lose bargaining power
Election observers feel the seat-sharing deals in both main alliances herald a larger political footing for the national parties BJP and Congress
Oct 09, 2020 15:01
Bihar assembly election: With Ram Vilas no more, test for Chirag to consolidate LJP
Chirag Paswan, who is being seen in his party as a potential chief ministerial candidate, has taken on chief minister Nitish Kumar sensing an imminent end to his time at the helm
Oct 09, 2020 14:05
Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav granted bail in Chaibasa treasury case
Fodder scam: Former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav granted bail in Chaibasa treasury case, to remain in jail as Dumka treasury case still pending.
Oct 09, 2020 13:05
Bihar Election 2020: Aaditya Thackeray to campaign for Shiv Sena
Aaditya Thackeray and Uddhav Thackeray are expected to hold virtual rallies to campaign for the party. The Sena is expected to contest around 50 seats in the three-phase election starting on October 28
Oct 09, 2020 09:05
EC relaxes timeline for registration of parties in view of Covid-19 curbs
As per the existing ECI guidelines, a party seeking registration has to submit an application to the Commission within 30 days following the date of its formation.
Oct 09, 2020 06:59
LJP releases names of 42 candidates for first phase of Bihar polls
The list includes ex-BJP workhorses and also former members from the JD-U. There are nine women in the list of 42. In the first phase, 71 seats are going to polls.
Oct 08, 2020 23:20
‘When he gets better…’: Son Chirag tweeted hours before Ram Vilas Paswan’s death
Ram Vilas Paswan, who shared his mentors with Bihar politicians Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar, often spoke with pride about his ability to gauge the pulse of people.
Oct 09, 2020 00:43
‘Apologise or defamation suit will follow’: Tejashwi Yadav on murder case
Tejashwi and his brother Tej Pratap, along with few others, have been named in connection with the murder of RJD leader Shakti Malik.
Oct 08, 2020 22:36
Bihar assembly polls: Former RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad’s son Satya Prakash joins JD(U)
The Bihar Assembly polls will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7, and the counting of votes will take place on November 10.
Oct 08, 2020 20:44
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to campaign for Shiv Sena in Bihar
Besides Uddhav Thackeray, his son and Maharashtra tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray also figures in the list of campaigners.
Oct 08, 2020 20:31
Bihar assembly election: Cong leaders from Jehanabad protest over ticket allocation
Contrary to convention, the party functionaries kept the entire process of selection of candidates to distribution of the tickets under wraps, fearing backlash
Oct 08, 2020 16:58
Bihar assembly election:?Rama Singh yet to join RJD; party fields his wife from Manhar
Rama Singh’s induction into the RJD was stalled due to former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh’s opposition to it citing the former’s alleged criminal background
Oct 08, 2020 15:24