The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old caste-based inequalities.
The talks will be taking place amidst rising speculations about the expansion of Union cabinet and Janata Dal (United) or JD(U)’s long-awaited representation in it.
Sushil Modi is likely to win uncontested unless the opposition Grand Alliance fields a candidate to challenge him
Ruling NDA's candidate Sinha won 126 votes in the Bihar Assembly
A five-day inaugural session of the newly constituted assembly is scheduled to commence on November 23.
'Hope the government completes its term and you continue to remain an NDA chief minister', tweeted LJP president Chirag Paswan
Tariq Anwar also hailed Rahul Gandhi for setting an example for other leaders by stepping down after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls defeat.
There is some suspense whether Sushil Kumar Modi will continue as deputy chief minister or if the saffron party would choose a new face.
Date of swearing-in to be decided in meeting on Friday
'It was undoubtedly a mandate for change. The NDA won by dhan, bal and chhal (money, muscle power, and deceit,' Tejashwi alleged.
Why yet another victory for the incumbent in Bihar flies in the face of the logic of democratic politics.
After Bihar, BJP sets its targets on victory in Bengal Assembly Elections slated for next year.
The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member Assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition grand alliance
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.
Tejashwi Yadav may have failed to learn the textbook lessons at DPS, R K Puram, in the national capital but showed an uncanny knack of reading the mind of voters.
Election Commission asserted that the counting process has been completely glitch free and dismissed the oft-repeated charge of any tampering of EVMs.
JD(U)'s Krishnamurari Sharan alias Prem Mukhiya has polled 61,848 votes, while the RJD's Atri Muni alias Shakti Singh Yadav has got 61,836 votes.
With his party winning only one seat, Paswan tweeted that he was 'proud' that his party did not bend down for power
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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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