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Bihar: Nitish elected leader of JD(U), NDA legislature parties; Sushil Modi elected leader of BJP legislature party

Patna/UNI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on Sunday formally elected leader of JD(U) and NDA legislature parties and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi was elected as the leader of the legislative party of BJP.

Bihar posed faith in Narendra Modi: Chiraj Paswan after NDA win

Patna/IBNS: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan, who had left the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) before the Bihar assembly elections, has said the people of the state posed faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led the alliance to victory.

Exit polls predict victory for Grand Alliance in Bihar; RJD to emerge as largest party

Patna/IBNS: The crucial Bihar Assembly elections ended today and all eyes are now set on November 10 when results will be declared. However, both Times Now-C Voter Exit Poll and the Republic Jan Ki Baat Exit Polls have predicted the victory of RJD-Congress-Left 'Mahagathbandhan over the incumbent JDU-BJP-HAM-VIP (NDA) alliance. According to the exit polls RJD will emerge as the largest party.

Bihar poll campaign: PM Modi calls Tejashwi 'Yuvraj of Jungleraj', flags NDA govt initiatives

Patna/IBNS: Amid the ongoing first phase of voting in the Bihar assembly poll, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a veiled attack on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav besides banking on the initiatives of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Bihar assembly polls: Slow turnout in first two hours

Patna/UNI: After two hours of polling, a meagre 6.74 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 10 am, apparently due to Corona pandemic as in most of 71 seats, polling was in single digit, with highest 19 per cent polling in Kutumba while lowest polling of 3 per cent was registered in Barachatti seat.

Bihar Assembly poll begins: Nitish Kumar faces litmus test, Tejashwi looks to unseat NDA

Patna/IBNS: The first election in India amid the Covid-19 spread began in Bihar on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), also steered by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the state, facing a litmus test as Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)'s Tejashwi Yadav has emerged as a serious challenger to the incumbent.

Vote for grand alliance to build a new Bihar: Sonia Gandhi appeals to voters

New Delhi/UNI: Accusing the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar of deviating from its path, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to the people of the state, to vote for the grand alliance to build a new Bihar.

Opposition looted Bihar being in power: PM Modi in NDA campaign

Patna/IBNS: In his first rally for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday trained his guns at the opposition, mostly the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress, for allegedly looting the state being in power.

Chirag continues to play BJP card to make Nitish uncomfortable

Patna/IBNS: LJP Chief Chirag Paswan on Thursday used the occasion of Home Minister Amit Shah's birthday to reiterate his support for BJP while renewing his attack on Janata Dal (United) Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar even after both Paswan and Kumar delivered a rare image for the cameras in poll season when Nitish attended a memorial service for Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

BJP promises 19 lakh jobs, free Covid-19 vaccines in Bihar poll manifesto

Patna/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised 19 lakh jobs, nine lakh more than what has been promised by the rival Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and free Covid-19 vaccines in the manifesto for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections.

Chirag Paswan hits out at BJP on 'votekatwa' jibe

Patna/UNI/IBNS: LJP president Chirag Paswan has said the BJP leaders are giving offensive names like 'votekatwa' (vote-cutter) to his party under the pressure of Chief Minister of Bihar and JD (U) Chief Nitish Kumar.

Bihar to go for assembly polls amid Covid-19 from Oct 28, results on Nov 10

New Delhi/IBNS: The first elections in India amid the Covid-19 situation will be held in the eastern state of Bihar between Oct 28 and Nov 7 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will lock horns with a disarrayed opposition in a high-pitched electoral contest.

Bihar Assembly Elections: Polling date to be announced today 

New Delhi: The Election Commission is expected to announce the polling date for the Bihar Assembly elections on Friday.

Sushil Modi alleges Prashant Kishor of hurting NDA for benefiting opposition alliances

Patna/IBNS: The BJP has slammed Janata Dal(United) deputy chief and poll strategist Prashant Kishor who said his party should get lions share in the seat-sharing agreement in the next Bihar Assembly election saying that his focus is on creating a market for company and had no concern about the welfare of the country.

No 50:50 seat sharing deal with BJP in next Bihar Assembly polls: Prashant Kishor

Patna/IBNS: Poll strategist and Janata Dal(United) leader Prashant Kishor has again sparked controversy by saying that JD(U) should get a bigger share in the seat-sharing agreement in the Assembly elections slated next year even as party chief Nitish Kumar is yet to spell out a formula.