Patna/IBNS/UNI: The JD(U) has demanded that RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav should avoid becoming the leader of opposition as there are several criminal and corruption cases pending against him.
Patna/IBNS: Bihar Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary, who took oath three days ago as part of Nitish Kumar's 14-member cabinet, resigned today, barely a few hours after assuming office following a corruption case flagged by opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal, said media reports.
Kolkata/IBNS: Poll strategist and former JD(U) leader Prashant, who seems to have sharpened his attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar even after his win in the recent Bihar elections, is being doubted by several TMC leaders whether he would be able to ensure a win for the party in assembly polls which are barely six months away.
Patna/IBNS: Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar will on Monday swear in as the Bihar Chief Minister for the fifth term, five days after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) registered a comfortable win in the assembly elections.
Patna/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday cleared Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar will be the next Bihar Chief Minister despite the saffron party emerging as the best performer in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), which won the state polls.
Patna/IBNS: Defeating all exit polls which had predicted a new Bihar Chief Minister, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), as per the trends so far, is set to return to power with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the single largest party.
Patna/IBNS: The voters turnout in the third and final phase of Bihar assembly elections was 19.17% till 11 am on Saturday, media reports said.
Patna/UNI: An estimated 52.11 per cent of the total 2,86,11,164 electorate exercised their franchise in 94 constituencies during second of three-phased Bihar Assembly Elections, sealing fates of 1,463 candidates including the CM candidate of Grand Alliance Tejashwi Prasad Yadav.
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.
Patna/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his prime challenger Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)'s Tejashwi Yadav have exchanged some heated words with just a day left for the commencement of the high-voltage Bihar assembly elections.
Patna/IBNS: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan on Friday said he would not send Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to jail but he would have the irregularities in the "Saat Nishchay" scheme investigated and anyone guilty would be sent to jail even if it is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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.
Patna/IBNS: In what could trigger a debate about a new equation in the Bihar politics, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav has said Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar did injustice to Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan, who is set to fight the state polls alone, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan, who walked out of NDA, ahead of the the Bihar Assembly elections, and was also slammed by BJP leaders for criticising Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Friday said that he is 'hurt' on being warned against using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pictures in his election campaign, and that, PM Modi resides in his heart and he doesn't need to use his photos to garner votes.
Patna/IBNS: Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expelled eight rebels who quit the saffron party to join Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) over the past week ahead of the state assembly elections.