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Assembly byelection results: INDIA bloc leads in 11 of 13 seats, BJP and its ally JD(U) in 1 each

New Delhi/IBNS: INDIA, the anti-Modi front formed before the Lok Sabha elections, seems to be paying dividends even now as the opposition camp has managed to take leads in 11 out of 13 assembly seats which went to bypolls on July 10.

Modi's coalition challenge: Nitish Kumar demands Rs 30,000 cr for Bihar in Union Budget

New Delhi: Janta Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar has requested Rs 30,000 crore ($3.6 billion) from India's Union Budget this year to support projects in Bihar, presenting a challenge for the coalition government, Bloomberg reported.

NDA partners get major representations on Cabinet panels

New Delhi/IBNS: With no single majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the National Democratic Alliance partners Wednesday got significant representations in the newly constituted Cabinet committees.

'In a fool's paradise,' BJP's Annamalai's jab on Kharge's 'Modi govt by mistake' jibe

New Delhi: Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, stating that the coalition government at the Centre was formed by mistake and could collapse at any moment, media reported.

BJP to keep key posts in Modi 3.0; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh likely to retain portfolios: Reports

New Delhi/IBNS: N Chandrababu Naidu's TDP and Nitish Kumar's JDU are likely to get at least one cabinet berth and one Minister of State post each in the Narendra Modi 3.0 government as NDA leaders brainstormed in a meeting ahead of the oath-taking ceremony, media reports said.

NDA allies, Nitish Kumar's JDU and Chirag Paswan's LJP, call for review of Agnipath

New Delhi/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) and Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)- two important allies of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with bulk seats, have proposed a review of the Modi government's Agnipath scheme (a new military recruitment system) in the upcoming tenure.

Modi 3.0: BJP likely to keep top ministries, allies TDP and JDU bargain for key portfolios

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s failure to attain the majority in the Lok Sabha polls has opened the doors for its key allies- N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United)- go for tough bargains despite the saffron party's insistence on keeping top portfolios with itself.

PM Modi thanks NDA allies in victory speech as he heads for a coalition govt

New Delhi/IBNS: Clinching a historic yet reduced-majority election victory for a record-equalling third straight term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday thanked his allies Nitish Kumar and Chandrababu Naidu as he headed to lead a coalition government of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) depending on the two regional leaders. With a slew of exit polls that gave a clear majority to Modi proving wrong, even in the win of the NDA, the celebrations are louder in the opposition INDIA Bloc led by Congress after they bagged a higher than expected number of seats. 

NDA takes lead in Bihar leaving INDIA bloc far behind

Patna/IBNS: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is leading in 29 seats in Bihar, while the Opposition bloc INDIA has managed a lead in 9 seats of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.

As Nitish Kumar reaches Delhi ahead of LS result day, JD(U) demands early state polls

New Delhi/IBNS: A day ahead of the Lok Sabha elections results, NDA’s Bihar ally, JD(U), demanded early Assembly polls in the state in consonance with the Centre’s “one nation, one election” pitch.

'I apologise to my parents...will appear before SIT': Prajwal Revanna issues statement on sexual assault row

Suspended Janata Dal (United) leader  Prajwal Revanna, who fled to Germany last month, following horrific sex crimes allegations by women who said he forced them into sexual acts, released a statement Monday, claiming comments and "political drama" by opposition leaders drove him to "depression and isolation".

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's party leader shot dead in Patna

Patna/IBNS: Saurabh Kumar, a youth leader from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United), was shot dead in the state capital Patna by four unknown people on a bike last night, media reports said.

LS polls: BJP to contest 17 seats in Bihar, JDU gets 16, Chirag Paswan's party 5

New Delhi/IBNS: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) formally announced its seat-sharing formula in Bihar on Monday evening, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) contesting in 17 seats for the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

21 ministers take oath in first cabinet expansion of Nitish government

Patna/IBNS/UNI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday inducted 21 new ministers including three women in his cabinet, carrying out the much-awaited expansion of the new National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the state.

BJP's Samrat Chaudhary, Vijay Sinha to take oath as Nitish Kumar's deputies

Patna/IBNS: As Nitish Kumar gears up to take oath as the Bihar Chief Minister with the support from the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), he will be assisted by two deputies from the saffron camp, media reports said.