Tag: Bihar polls

Nearly 46% turnout till 3 pm in 3rd phase of Bihar polls

An estimated 46 per cent of the total 2.35 crore electors exercised their franchise till 3 pm in the 78 assembly seats of Bihar where...

Bihar elections: The alphabet soup in Bihar

Citizens of Bihar are reluctant to disclose their voting preference. “Jo jeet raha hai ussi ko na vote denge (we will vote for whoever is...

Bihar elections: In the extremely fluid Bihar pollscape, is migrant discontent only the tip of the iceberg?

By Mohammad Sajjad Till a few weeks ago, the opposition in Bihar may have seemed to have disappeared, its role being taken up by Madhepura...

Tejashwi Yadav-led opposition poses a challenge to Nitish Kumar and NDA in Bihar

Nalanda, Vaishali, Saran & Patna: Bihar mein ka ba (What does Bihar have)?” The village of Kalyan Bigha could be the answer to that question...

Election Commission of India: EC frowns on political parties flouting Covid instructions; reminds them of penal action for violations

New Delhi: With political rallies in Bihar drawing massive crowds, leaders canvassing without masks and social distancing norms being flouted, the Election Commission of India...

Chirag Paswan | Bihar polls 2020: LJP will win more seats than JD(U) in Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan

PATNA: Continuing with his tirade against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan on Monday claimed that his party will win more...

Even if BJP gets more seats this time, Nitishji will be the Bihar CM: Fadnavis

On the numbers of seats NDA will win in the Bihar elections.We will win with a landslide victory. On Bihar getting a BJP CM.In this...

Centre earmarks 30,000 central security forces personnel for Bihar polls

NEW DELHI: The Centre has directed deployment of about 30,000 central security force personnel for the conduct of the three-phase assembly polls in Bihar, officials...

Bihar assembly polls: Is it going to be a cakewalk for NDA in Lalu Prasad’s absence?

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 26, 2020) PATNA: With the Election Commission (EC) sounding the poll bugle on Friday, ‘Battleground Bihar’ is ready...

Bihar elections: Will firmly stand by Chirag’s decisions, says Ram Vilas Paswan amid rift with JD(U) | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid the growing rift with NDA partner JD(U) ahead of the Bihar assembly polls, Lok Janshakti Party patron Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday...

Covid patients can vote in Bihar polls | India News

In the first assembly polls and bypolls to be held since the outbreak of Covid-19, the Election Commission has asked for gloves to be provided...

Bihar polls: Senior citizens group writes to EC, lauds rule to allow use of postal ballots | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior citizens associations have written to the Commission appreciating its new rule allowing those above 65 years to vote by postal ballot in...

BJP eyes Bihar polls with PM Modi’s Aatma Nirbhar Abhiyan, Congress flags migrants’ anger | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Aatma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rozgar Abhiyan through video conferencing on Friday. Under this campaign, local entrepreneurship would be...