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Bihar Elections 2020

Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

Aug 30, 2021 Suman K Jha

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.

Amid Cabinet Reshuffle Buzz, Nitish Kumar Likely To Meet PM Modi, Nadda Today

Jun 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.


Chirag Downplays BJP Fielding Sushil Modi For Seat Won By Ram Vilas Paswan

Sushil Modi is likely to win uncontested unless the opposition Grand Alliance fields a candidate to challenge him

BJP’s Vijay Sinha Elected Speaker Of Bihar Assembly

Nov 25, 2020 PTI

Ruling NDA's candidate Sinha won 126 votes in the Bihar Assembly


Jitan Ram Manjhi Sworn In As Pro-Tem Speaker Of Bihar Assembly

A five-day inaugural session of the newly constituted assembly is scheduled to commence on November 23.

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16 November, 2020

'BJP Made You CM': Chirag Paswan's Swipe In Congratulating Nitish

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'Hope the government completes its term and you continue to remain an NDA chief minister', tweeted LJP president Chirag Paswan


15 November, 2020

Delay In Finalising Seat Sharing Hurt Grand Alliance In Bihar: Cong Leader Tariq Anwar

PTI

Tariq Anwar also hailed Rahul Gandhi for setting an example for other leaders by stepping down after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls defeat.


15 November, 2020

All Eyes On New Deputy CM, Other Ministers In Bihar Govt

PTI

There is some suspense whether Sushil Kumar Modi will continue as deputy chief minister or if the saffron party would choose a new face.


12 November, 2020

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

PTI

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


12 November, 2020

Tejashwi Yadav Elected Grand Alliance Legislature Party Leader, Claims NDA Won By Deceit

PTI

'It was undoubtedly a mandate for change. The NDA won by dhan, bal and chhal (money, muscle power, and deceit,' Tejashwi alleged.


12 November, 2020

Bihar Results: Four Surprising Takeaways, And A Twist In The Tale

Yogendra Yadav

Why yet another victory for the incumbent in Bihar flies in the face of the logic of democratic politics.


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11 November, 2020

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

PTI

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


11 November, 2020

Bihar Victory Belies Anti-Incumbency Claims; Nitish Kumar To Remain CM: BJP Bihar President

PTI

The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member Assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition grand alliance


11 November, 2020

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

PTI

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.


11 November, 2020

Tejashwi Yadav: Political Novice Who Gave Veterans A Run For Their Money

PTI

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.


11 November, 2020

EC Dismisses RJD-Cong Allegations, Says Not Under Anyone's Pressure

PTI

Election Commission asserted that the counting process has been completely glitch free and dismissed the oft-repeated charge of any tampering of EVMs.


11 November, 2020

Janata Dal (U) Wins Hilsa Seat By Just 12 Votes

PTI

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.


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11 November, 2020

Bihar Poll Results Victory Of PM Modi, Says LJP President Chirag Paswan

PTI

With his party winning only one seat, Paswan tweeted that he was 'proud' that his party did not bend down for power


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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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