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Bihar Assembly Elections 2015

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad’s Bail Hearing Deferred Till November 27

Nov 06, 2020 PTI

The former Bihar chief minister has been convicted in four fodder scam-related cases.

Sedition Case May Not Cause Any Harm To Kanhaiya Kumar Ahead Of Bihar Elections

Feb 29, 2020 Giridhar Jha

Political observers believe the sedition case will only add to Kanhaiya’s appeal as a politician and may well boost the chances of the formation of a non-NDA, non-RJD front under his leadership ahead of the state assembly elections.

'God Bless You': Prashant Kishor To Nitish Kumar After Expulsion From JD(U)

The trouble between the two leaders had been brewing over the past few weeks following Kishor's disagreement with Kumar over the latter's support to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the Parliament.

'What A Fall for You...': Prashant Kishor's First Direct Attack On Nitish Kumar

Jan 29, 2020 PTI

In his first direct attack on the JD(U) national president, Kishor, who joined the party in September 2018 and was elevated to the rank of its national vice-president just weeks later, lashed out at Kumar for saying that he was inducted into the party at the instance of Union Home Minister and the then BJP chief Amit Shah.

Nationwide NRC Needless, Has No Justification: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Opposition Tejashwi Yadav had demanded the chief minister, who is an ally of the BJP, come clean on the issue of Citizenship (Amendment) Act, NRC and National Population Register (NPR).

05 January, 2020

'Do Hazar Bees, Hatao Nitish': Lalu Yadav's Slogan For Bihar Polls; BJP Reacts

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The former chief minister, who is lodged in a Ranchi jail in connection with fodder scam cases, also said the central government has given 'zero' to the dispensation in Bihar, referring to a recent NITI Aayog report.

31 December, 2019

Prashant Kishor, Sushil Kumar Modi Lock Horns Over Seat-Sharing Formula, Nitish Kumar Intervenes

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Prashant Kishor has, over the past few days, stressed that JD(U) should contest more seats in the forthcoming assembly elections since it was a bigger party in the state.

25 November, 2019

Amid Prolonged Political Quagmire, Is Maharashtra Headed The Bihar Way?

Giridhar Jha

In the past two decades, Bihar had witnessed almost similar political turmoil arising out of a prolonged deadlock over the formation of a new government not once but on two occasions.

12 September, 2019

'Sushil Modi Is Nitish Kumar's Man. Everyone Knows That,' Says RJD's Tejashwi Yadav

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Nitish Kumar is the Captain of NDA in Bihar and will remain its Captain in next assembly elections in 2020 also, Sushil Modi had tweeted.

04 June, 2019

'BJP-JD (U) Came Together Just To Betray People Of Bihar': Opposition Takes Aim At Ruling Coalition

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Congress leader Tariq Anwar outlined JDU's missing representation from the Union Cabinet to assert that everything doesn't seem right between the two parties.

27 August, 2017

'Hurt' Sharad Yadav Promises Another 'Mahagathbandhan' At National Level

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Yadav further described how the Grand Alliance was stitched in Bihar stating that the mandate was given by the people for five years against the BJP leadership.

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.

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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.

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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.

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