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Who is Luv Sinha? The 'Bihari Putra' of Shatrugun Sinha and Congress candidate from Bankipur

Who is Luv Sinha? The 'Bihari Putra' of Shatrugun Sinha and Congress candidate from Bankipur

Elections | Oct 22, 2020, 06:28 PM IST

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha's son Luv Sinha is all set to enter the political circuit by contesting the assembly elections from his ancestral place in Bihar.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addressing a poll rally

When Nitish Kumar lost his cool over 'Lalu zindabad' slogans during poll rally

Elections | Oct 22, 2020, 05:39 PM IST

Slogans shouting "Lalu Zindabad" at an election rally on Wednesday seemed to have angered Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. A visibly irate CM could be seen stopping his speech midway to take on those in the crowd shouting pro-Lalu slogans.

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Setback for BJP, Eknath Khadse quits party, set to join Sharad Pawar's NCP

India | Oct 21, 2020, 04:41 PM IST

Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Wednesday resigned from the party's primary membership. He is set to join Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party.

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MP BJP minister calls Congress candidate's wife 'mistress', faces flak

India | Oct 20, 2020, 09:20 AM IST

​Bisahulal Singh, a BJP minister in Madhya Pradesh, is facing flak for allegedly using a derogatory term for the wife of a Congress candidate. The row has erupted in the midst of a political storm surrounding senior Congress leader and former chief minister Kamal Nath who referred to BJP leader Imarti Devi as "item".

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'Remark shamelessly justified': Shivraj tears into Kamal Nath for 'item' jibe against Imarti Devi

Politics | Oct 19, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday tore into former CM and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath for referring to cabinet minister Imarti Devi as "item" during an address ahead of the November 3 by-elections in the state.

Will Sonia tolerate such remarks against her daughter, asks

Will Sonia tolerate such remarks against her daughter: Imarti Devi on Kamal Nath's 'item' jibe

Politics | Oct 19, 2020, 10:39 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Imarti Devi has taken strong objection to former CM Kamal Nath's comments referring to her as an "item". Fuming over the statement, the BJP leader demanded Congress President Sonia Gandhi to oust Kamal Nath from the party.

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Ballia firing: Nadda expresses displeasure over BJP MLA Surendra Singh's remarks

Politics | Oct 19, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda has expressed his displeasure over the statements of party MLA Surendra Singh's statement in connection with the Ballia firing incident, sources told India TV.

LJD chief Sharad Yadav's daughter Subhashini to join

LJD chief Sharad Yadav's daughter Subhashini to join Congress today, will contest Bihar election

Elections | Oct 14, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav's daughter Subhashini Raj Rao will join the Congress party today, ahead of assembly elections in Bihar. She is set to contest the polls from Biharganj seat.

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Zero impact on the ground in Tamil Nadu: Congress on Khushbu Sundar's exit

Politics | Oct 12, 2020, 12:16 PM IST

Accusing actor Kushboo Sundar of lacking "ideological commitment", the Congress said on Monday her quitting the organisation would have no impact on Tamil Nadu politics.

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Khushbu Sundar dropped as AICC spokesperson; likely to join BJP

Politics | Oct 12, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Actor-turned politician Khushbu Sundar was dropped as AICC spokesperson with immediate effect on Monday. The development was confirmed by the Congress, in a statement.

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JD(U) likely to contest 122 seats in Bihar, BJP 121; formal announcement today

Elections | Oct 06, 2020, 08:56 AM IST

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United and the BJP have decided to go for an almost 50:50 formula with the JDU getting 122 seats and the saffron party landing up with the remaining 121, TOI quoted sources as saying. The two parties are expected to formally announce their respective candidates today.

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Bihar Election 2020: CPI(M) announces 4 candidates

Elections | Oct 05, 2020, 09:18 AM IST

Ajay Kumar will contest from Bibhutipur constituency while Rajendra Prasad Singh has been fielded from Matihani. Rajmangal Prasad will be contesting from Pipra and Satendra Yadav from Majhi assembly constituency.   

LJP says Chirag Paswan definitely the CM candidate in Bihar polls, to contest in 143 seats

LJP says Chirag Paswan definitely the CM candidate in Bihar polls, to contest in 143 seats

Elections | Sep 29, 2020, 05:07 PM IST

Lok Janshakti Party national general secretary Shahnawaz Ahmad Kaifi on Tuesday said that pary chief Chirag Paswan should be the chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.

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Manipur CM drops three ministers from cabinet

Politics | Sep 24, 2020, 02:10 PM IST

Amid speculation of a cabinet reshuffle in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday dropped three ministers from the council of ministers. Governor Najma Heptulla has accepted the recommendation, according to her letter to the chief minister.

In a major reshuffle, Congress drops Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kharge as party general secretaries

Major Rejig in Congress: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kharge out as general secretaries, Surjewala top gainer

Politics | Sep 11, 2020, 10:12 PM IST

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reconstituted the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and the Central Election Authority of the party. The party appointed general secretaries and state in-charges of the All India Congress Committee (AICC).

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Shashi Tharoor a guest artiste in Congress, continues to be same: Congress MP

India | Aug 28, 2020, 11:24 PM IST

Tharoor is not a politician. He is yet to understand on how to carry on party and parliamentary politics by being within the framework of Congress guidelines.... he came into the Congress as a guest artiste and continues to be the same, says Congress MP Kodikunnil Suresh.

Popular among local voters, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh has been one of the founding members of the RJD.

Bihar: Tej Pratap Yadav says no dispute with Raghuvansh 'uncle'

India | Aug 28, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

All is not well in the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Party in Bihar. Party's fighting the RJD are trying to cash in on leader Tej Pratap Yadav's "lota" remark on his senior party colleague Raghuvansh Prasad ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. 

Leadership in focus, CWC meet today: What we know so far

CWC Meet: Sonia Gandhi agrees to continue as Congress chief for next 6 months | Highlights

Politics | Aug 24, 2020, 07:22 PM IST

CWC meeting held on Monday discussed future leadership of the party after a section of leaders demanded "collective" leadership and another reposing faith in the Gandhi family. During the day-long proceedings, Congress leaders requested Sonia Gandhi to continue as party chief for next 6 months.

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Chanting Hanuman Chalisa helps devotees, not devils: Shivraj Singh Chouhan taunts Kamal Nath

Politics | Aug 22, 2020, 05:05 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took a jibe at Kamal Nath for reciting Hanuman Chalisa saying it helps devotees, not devils.

Shyam Rajak has joined the RJD. He was a cabinet minister in Nitish Kumar government.

Shyam Rajak joins RJD hours after being expelled from Nitish Kumar's cabinet

Politics | Aug 17, 2020, 12:59 PM IST

Bihar's Industries Minister, Shyam Rajak, who was expelled from the cabinet and Janata Dal United on Sunday, has joined the Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD). He was inducted in RJD by party leader in Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav.