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BJP To Decide Whether LJP Should Be Retained In NDA: Nitish Kumar

Nov 12, 2020 PTI

Date of swearing-in to be decided in meeting on Friday

BJP Gives 'Finishing Touches' To Its Bengal Assembly Election Strategy

Nov 11, 2020 PTI

After Bihar, BJP sets its targets on victory in Bengal Assembly Elections slated for next year.

Bihar Poll Boost: AIMIM Plans To Contest In UP, West Bengal

Reacting to allegations that his party was dividing anti-BJP votes, Owaisi said he was running a political party that has a right to contest on its own.

Amit Shah Calls Nitish As NDA Maintains Marginal Lead In Bihar

Nov 10, 2020 PTI

Bihar Election Results 2020: Bihar poised for a cliffhanger as NDA-Mahagathbandhan gap narrows.

With Just One Seat In Its Kitty, Chirag Paswan's LJP Sinks And Brings Down Nitish Kumar's JDU

A 'sinister' campaign was run against Nitish Kumar as part of a 'conspiracy;' says JD(U)

10 November, 2020

Pyrrhic Victory For Nitish As BJP All Set To Emerge As Big Brother In The Alliance

Giridhar Jha

Since 2005, JD(U) has always been the bigger partner in the NDA alliance. Not any more.

10 November, 2020

Lalu Wishes Tejashwi On Birthday, Says 'Bihar Will Gift Him On Counting Day'


Almost all the exit polls have predicted a win for the RJD-led Grand Alliance, which has projected Tejashwi Yadav as its chief ministerial candidate.

08 November, 2020

Will Bihar Exit Polls Force BJP To Rethink Election Strategy?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The surge of support for the Tejashwi Yadav led-coalition indicates that economic distress and lack of jobs are real issues that the BJP cannot ignore anymore.

07 November, 2020

Bihar Exit Polls 2020: It Is Advantage RJD-Led Alliance Over Nitish Kumar-Led NDA


Three exit polls predict a clear majority for Mahagathbandhan and Tejashwi Yadav as chief minister

07 November, 2020

Bihar Exit Poll 2020: It's Advantage RJD-Led Alliance Over Nitish

Outlook Web Bureau

Mahagathbandhan's Tejashwi Yadav top choice for CM post, say exit polls

05 November, 2020

PM Modi Writes Open Letter To Bihar: 'Need Nitish For Development'


In his four-page letter in Hindi, PM Modi also said that better infrastructure and rule of law are imperative for social and economic prosperity.


04 November, 2020

Bihar Assembly Elections: Will Muslim Voters Turn The Table For Mahagathbandhan?

Giridhar Jha

Both the ruling coalition of JDU and the BJP have a lot at stake in the final phase since almost all Muslim-dominated districts such as Kishanganj, Katihar, Araria and Purnia will vote on November 7.

23 October, 2020

Lalu Prasad Out On Nov 9, Nitish Kumar's Farewell Next Day: Tejashwi


Lalu Prasad Yadav was recently granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in the case related to Chaibasa treasury.

17 October, 2020

Bihar’s New DGP Lands In The Middle of NDA-Vs-RJD Poll Tussle

Giridhar Jha

A 24-year-old incident involving new Bihar DGP, S.K. Singhal has come in handy for the ruling coalition of JD (U)-BJP to attack the Rashtriya Janata Dal.

06 October, 2020

No Ifs And Buts, Nitish Kumar Will Remain CM Even If We Win More Seats: BJP

Giridhar Jha

Bihar Assembly Polls: Referring to LJP’s decision to go solo, senior BJP leader Sushil Modi made clear that his party will move Election Commission if anyone outside the alliance uses PM Modi’s photographs on posters.

06 October, 2020

Chirag Paswan: Very Cordial Relations With BJP, No Bitterness


LJP president Chirag Paswan also asserted that he has been working on his "Bihar first, Bihari first" agenda for a long time and had informed the BJP leadership about his differences with the Kumar-led government well in advance.

01 October, 2020

Farm Reform Bills Will Help Farmers To Get Rid Of Middlemen, Says Kiren Rijiju


Kiren Rijiju said that many forces are trying to 'mislead' farmers without going through the clauses of the farm reform bill.


18 September, 2020

Congress MPs From Punjab Burn Copies Of Farm Bills, Party Protests In Parliament


Opposing the Farm bills, Congress MPs staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament Complex and raised slogans against the government.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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