• BSF official dies of heart attack at a Bihar polling booth

    BSF official dies of heart attack at a Bihar polling booth

    Elections | November 03, 2020 12:44 IST

    A Sub Inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF) on duty at a polling booth in the Lalganj assembly seat died of a heart attack Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.

  • bjp tries to downplay dalai lama s remark jd u hails it

    BJP tries to downplay Dalai Lama's remark, JD(U) hails it

    Politics | November 15, 2015 19:59 IST

    New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's reported remarks that Bihar poll results prove that a majority of Hindus prefer harmony today received the support of the JD(U) while the BJP played down the

  • bjp concedes defeat in bihar battle

    BJP concedes defeat in Bihar battle

    Politics | November 08, 2015 11:21 IST

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday conceded defeat in the Bihar elections.“BJP lost only because of alliance arithmetic,” union minister Prakash Javadekar told the media.BJP vice president Prabhat Jha added: “We failed

  • bihar poll outcome to be reflection on modi government

    Bihar poll outcome to be reflection on Modi government performance: JD(U)

    Politics | October 17, 2015 22:23 IST

    New Delhi: Claiming that people in Bihar were voting for Nitish Kumar's development agenda and that BJP-led NDA will be reduced to 80-90 seats, JD(U) today said results of the assembly polls will be a

  • pm modi to return to bihar poll campaign

    PM Modi to return to Bihar poll campaign

    Politics | September 26, 2015 21:24 IST

    Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will return to the Bihar assembly election campaign on October 2, for the first time since the poll schedule announcement, with a rally in Banka.BJP chief Amit Shah will hold

  • bihar polls bjp declares 99 candidates in second bihar poll

    Bihar Polls: BJP declares 99 candidates in second Bihar poll list

    Politics | September 19, 2015 23:18 IST

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its second list of candidates for Bihar assembly polls with 99 names.The list was announced by union minister J.P. Nadda after a meeting of the

  • bihar poll 2015 election commission crackdowns on illegal

    Bihar Poll 2015: Election Commission crackdowns on illegal fund movement

    India | September 12, 2015 22:15 IST

    Patna: The Election Commission's crackdown on illegal cash movement and funds to influence Assembly polls in Bihar today led to a seizure of 2,714 litres of illicit liquor, Rs. 9.16 lakh cash and 13 firearms

  • bihar polls jd u rjd to contest 100 seats each

    Bihar polls: JD(U), RJD to contest 100 seats each

    Politics | August 12, 2015 21:34 IST

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today announced that both the parties will contest 100 seats each in the upcoming Assembly polls.The Congress, on the other hand,  will contest

  • sushil modi meets manjhi for joint campaign in council poll

    Sushil Modi meets Manjhi for joint campaign in Council poll

    Politics | June 30, 2015 20:55 IST

    Patna: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today had a closed door meeting with former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi over political situation in the state and to draw strategy to win all 24 seats

  • bjp can only hope for narrow victory in bihar elections

    BJP can only hope for narrow victory in Bihar elections

    Politics | June 14, 2015 9:02 IST

    In the hour of Narendra Modi's electoral triumph last year, he could not have imagined that only a year-and-a-half later, he would face a situation where he and his party would have to devote all

  • nitish kumar declared janata parivar s cm candidate for

    Nitish Kumar declared Janata Parivar's CM candidate for Bihar polls

    Politics | June 08, 2015 14:47 IST

    New Delhi: The Janata Parivar combine on Monday named Nitish Kumar as its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections."Nitish Kumar will be chief ministerial candidate of JD(U)-RJD alliance. Lalu Prasad had proposed

  • crucial fifth phase bihar poll tomorrow

    Crucial fifth phase Bihar poll tomorrow

    India | May 06, 2014 9:54 IST

    Patna: The crucial fifth phase Lok Sabha election in Bihar tomorrow will decide the fate of LJP president Ramvilas Paswan and Rabri Devi, former state chief minister Lalu Prasad's wife.Of the seven constituencies going to

  • there is no brother or sister in bihar poll battle

    'There is no brother or sister in Bihar poll battle'

    India | March 26, 2014 15:57 IST

    Patna: There is no brother or sister in a poll battle, said RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi, who is pitted against her brother Sadhu Yadav in Bihar's Saran Lok Sabha constituency. She described

  • bihar poll results unexpected for bjp jd u says advani

    Bihar Poll Results Unexpected For BJP, JD(U), Says Advani

    Politics | November 29, 2010 21:10 IST

    Bhopal, Nov 29: Senior BJP leader L K Advani today said the magnitude of victory for the NDA alliance in Bihar Assembly elections was "totally unexpected" for him as well as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

  • bihar poll results disappoint left

    Bihar Poll Results Disappoint Left

    India | November 24, 2010 13:40 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 24 (PTI) The CPI(M) today said it was disappointed by the Bihar Assembly poll results."Our number of seats have gone down in Bihar Assembly...naturally we are disappointed," CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat told

  • modi s magic need not work every where says sushma

    Modi's Magic Need Not Work Every Where, Says Sushma

    India | October 25, 2010 14:38 IST

    Patna, Oct 25:  Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to campaign for the Bihar Assembly polls as his magic need not work at "every place", senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said today.At the same

  • maoists burn poll materials minister attacked by rivals

    Maoists Burn Poll Materials, Minister Attacked By Rivals

    India | October 24, 2010 14:16 IST

    Sitamarhi/Muzaffarpur, Oct 24 : Maoists on Sunday  raided a polling centre in Sitamarhi district and set fire to poll materials, while a Minister escaped unhurt in an attack in neighbouring Muzaffarpur district in the second

  • jd u poll manifesto to boost bihar s economic growth

    JD-U Poll Manifesto To Boost Bihar's Economic Growth

    Politics | October 18, 2010 22:22 IST

    Patna, Oct 18: Pledging to carrying forward development with justice, ruling JD-U in Bihar today promised a slew of measures for minorities and upper caste people in its manifesto with thrust on nearly doubling the

  • nda has conceded defeat before poll paswan

    NDA Has Conceded Defeat Before Poll: Paswan

    Politics | October 12, 2010 22:24 IST

    Patna, Oct 12: LJP president Ramvilas Paswan today claimed the intra-party squabbles within ruling NDA and Congress had heightened the fact that NDA had "conceded defeat" much before the assembly poll.  "The infighting within the

  • battlelines drawn for bihar first phase poll

    Battlelines Drawn For Bihar First Phase Poll

    Politics | October 08, 2010 12:47 IST

    Patna, Oct 8 : Battlelines are drawn for the first phase poll in Bihar on October 21 involving 47 constituencies including crucial Kosi and part of Mithilanchal and Seemanchal belts where the stakes of ruling