Bihar Assembly Elections 2015 News

PM Modi initiated GST talks with Sonia, after Bihar loss: Digvijay Singh

Bhopal: Congress General Secretary, Digvijay Singh on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated discussion on GST with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after BJP was trounced in Bihar Assembly elections. "The people of Bihar deserved to be

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi congratulates Nitish, Lalu for victory in Bihar

Kishanganj: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday congratulated the Grand Alliance on its astounding victory in Bihar Assembly polls and urged the new government not to discriminate against Dalits and minorities. "We congratulate the Grand Alliance

After son Tej Pratap's goof-up, Lalu tweets 'PM should take oath of office afresh'

After son Tej Pratap's goof-up, Lalu tweets 'PM should take oath of office afresh'

Patna: Stung by the swearing-in ceremony goof-up of his son Tej Pratap, former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday dug-up a similar situation from the past involving PM Narendra Modi and asked him to take oath of office again. Lalu Yadav took to Twitter to highlight the incident, saying that

'Shotgun' backs BJP veterans, says 'Gang of 4-Bang on target'

'Shotgun' backs BJP veterans, says 'Gang of 4-Bang on target'

Patna: Disgruntled MP Shatrughan Sinha, who has been vocal against the party high command in past few days, on Tuesday backed the veterans' demand for introspection post the BJP's dismal show in the Bihar Assembly polls. Sinha in a series of tweets launched a veiled attack on the top brass,

BJP's 'mook-darshak mandal' has finally decided to speak: Congress

BJP's 'mook-darshak mandal' has finally decided to speak: Congress

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing verbal volleys within the BJP post the Bihar debacle, the Congress on Wednesday said the 'mook-darshak mandal' (silent board), which has been sidelined by the saffron party, has finally decided to assert itself. Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said the 'margdarshak

Bihar debacle: BJP issues statement after veterans' revolt, recalls 'success' under Modi's leadership

Bihar debacle: BJP issues statement after veterans' revolt, recalls 'success' under Modi's leadership

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass on Tuesday issued a counter statement to appease their furious party veterans who had rebuked them earlier over the Bihar debacle, saying they have been 'fortunate' to be led by LK Advani for decades and 'welcome' any guidance and

BJP issues gag order on leaders, says only spokespersons allowed to speak on Bihar verdict

BJP issues gag order on leaders, says only spokespersons allowed to speak on Bihar verdict

New Delhi: In the wake of facing backlashes from its own party leaders, Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday issued a whip to all its leaders and members stating that they are not allowed to make any statements on the Bihar election verdict, IBN quoted sources as saying. Under fire for the poor

Paswan, Manjhi fail to deliver for NDA

Patna: Ram Vilas Paswan and Jitan Ram Manjhi, two prominent Dalit leaders on whom BJP was banking to bring for NDA nearly 16 per cent votes of schedule castes, failed to deliver in the Bihar elections, as reflected in the results.  The 'grand alliance' of RJD, JD(U) and Congress got more

BJP lost most seats where PM Modi addressed rallies in Bihar

BJP lost most seats where PM Modi addressed rallies in Bihar

Patna: BJP candidates were defeated in most of the assembly seats in Bihar where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed election rallies. But the Congress won all the four seats where its president Sonia Gandhi addressed rallies. It also won a majority of the seats where its vice president Rahul

Diaspora on Bihar elections: Some enthused, some disappointed

Washington/London: They might have missed casting their franchise in the crucial Bihar elections that witnessed a landslide victory for the Nitish Kumar-Lalu Yadav's Grand Alliance and decimation of the BJP, but the diaspora gave a mixed response to the outcome. Stakes were high in the recently-

Haathi chale Bihar...bhaunken hazaar: Shatrughan Sinha's reply to Kailash Vijayvargiya's 'dog' remark

Haathi chale Bihar...bhaunken hazaar: Shatrughan Sinha's reply to Kailash Vijayvargiya's 'dog' remark

Bhopal: BJP MP and actor Shatrughan Sinha, who is under attack for his alleged anti-party activities, has hit back at his party colleague Kailash Vijayvargiya for calling him dog. According to a report published by CNN-IBN on Tuesday, the Patna Sahib MP has slammed senior BJP leader Kailash

Kailash Vijayvargiya calls Shatrughan Sinha 'dog', says his identity is because of BJP

Kailash Vijayvargiya calls Shatrughan Sinha 'dog', says his identity is because of BJP

Bhopal: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is known for making highly provocative statements, has now compared his party MP and actor Shatrughan Sinha with 'dog' and said his political identity is only because of his party. Vijayvargiya had recently grabbed headlines for attacking Bollywood

Jitan Ram Manjhi blames RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Amit Shah for Bihar poll debacle

Jitan Ram Manjhi blames RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Amit Shah for Bihar poll debacle

Patna: Former chief minister and HAM president Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday blamed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and BJP president Amit Shah for the debacle of the BJP-led alliance in Bihar. "Bhagwat's statement on review of reservation for Dalits and OBCs harmed the NDA's prospects as it was made one

Uma Bharti blames Shatrughan, conspiracies against Modi govt for BJP's loss in Bihar

Uma Bharti blames Shatrughan, conspiracies against Modi govt for BJP's loss in Bihar

New Delhi: Stung by the Bihar poll verdict debacle, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Monday alleged that a conspiracy was hatched against the Modi governmnet surrounding growing intolerance and the beef row which damaged the party's chances in the state. Speaking to news agency ANI,