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LJP may play spoilsport for JD-U in Bihar polls

By Manoj Pathak (IANS) The entry of Lok Janshakti Party as an independent contestant in the Bihar Assembly elections may spoil the party for the ruling Janata Dal-United, an ally of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance. The JD-U, which was...

Bihar polls: Over 50% population satisfied with JD-U-BJP, reveals research

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) According to a recent study reflecting the opinion and perception of people in Bihar, more than 50 per cent of the population are satisfied with the current administration. Fifty-seven per cent of the respondents interviewed...

When husband jailed, wife made CM: Nitish’s dig at RJD

Aurangabad, Oct 19 (IANS): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a dig at the RJD leadership, and said -- without taking names -- that when 'husband' went to jail his 'wife' was made the Chief Minister in...

Bihar NDA seat allocation: BJP gets 121 seats, JD-U 122

Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced the seat-sharing plan among the constituents of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for the Bihar Assembly election. The BJP will contest 121 seats while Nitish's JD-U has...

Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD release names of candidates for first phase

Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) With just three days left for filing nominations for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly election, the JD-U and RJD released names of their candidates on Monday. RJD has released names of 15 candidates. During...

Bihar: BJP set to name candidates, JD-U gets to play big brother

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) After a marathon day that started with BJP's core committee meeting, followed by LJP's Parliamentary board decision, the BJP went into a huddle on Sunday evening at its party headquarters for its Central Election...

LJP decides to go solo in Bihar, will remain in NDA at Centre

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Sunday announced it will not fight the October-November Bihar Assembly polls under the leadership of Chief Minister and JD-U supremo Nitish Kumar, and will go solo. The LJP's decision,...

Modi gets thumbs up in Bihar even as Nitish remains unpopular

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The IANS C-Voter Bihar opinion poll survey shows that even though majority of the respondents in the state are unhappy with the performance of Nitish Kumar as Bihar Chief Minister, most of them are...

Focus shifted from governance in Bihar in the past, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of seven projects in Bihar and said that focus had shifted from governance to other things in the state in the past. “In the early days after Independence, Bihar was led by...

Bihar govt recommending CBI inquiry in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

Patna, Aug 4 (ANI): The Bihar government is recommending a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry in the case of death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday. In an exclusive interview given to...

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India to plan against England in week-long quarantine period

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The India team will spend a week in quarantine ahead of the England series...