Patna/IBNS: Amid allegations by Bihar oppositions' alliance, the Election Commission on Tuesday evening denied that they are under pressure by the ruling party as the counting for the votes in the assembly elections in still underway.
Patna/UNI: The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday alleged misuse of the administrative machinery to influence results of Bihar Assembly Elections in favour of ruling parties in some seats where counting was heading towards a photo finish.
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 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.
Patna/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday downplayed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's poll promise of 10 lakh government jobs calling it "impossible", though his own ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made a similar pledge even with a bigger number, media reports said.
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).
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: 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.
Patna/UNI: With Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) walking out of the Grand Alliance and announcing to enter into the electoral battle on its own declaring the first list containing 30 assembly seats, the Grand Alliance (GA) trying to consolidate the left parties under one umbrella, got a jolt ahead of assembly elections in Bihar.
Lucknow/UNI: The Samajwadi Party (SP) has announced it will not contest the upcoming Bihar assembly elections but will support the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidates.
New Delhi/IBNS: Veteran Bihar politician and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh died Sunday morning at Delhi's All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was 74 years old.
Ranchi/UNI: Jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has tested negative for Coronavirus.
Patna/IBNS: The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), led by Tejashwi Yadav, on Thursday protested against the fuel price hike which occurred for the 19th day even when the prices of crude oil have plunged globally.