Bihar Legislative Council

SC admits plea seeking cancellation of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's Legislative Council membership

SC admits plea seeking cancellation of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's Legislative Council membership

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it would look into a petition seeking cancellation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's membership of the state Legislative Council for allegedly concealing a pending criminal case against him while filing his poll affidavit.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Bihar Legislative Council adjourned sine die

The Bihar Legislative Council was adjourned sine die as the Monsoon Session came to an end on Friday afternoon.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

RJD workers not enthused by solo picture of Nitish: Raghubansh

Terming the defeat of the secular alliance in recent Legislative Council polls in Bihar as an "eye-opener", senior RJD leader Raghubansh Prasad on Thursday said party workers were not motivated seeing only Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's pictures on the hoardings and batted for more prominence to Lalu Prasad in Assembly poll campaigns.

Jul 16, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Nitish Kumar downplays Legislative Council poll results

Downplaying the Legislative Council poll results, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday again said the outcome did not deserve much attention as the voters were limited in numbers.

Jul 13, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Lalu Yadav concedes defeat in Bihar Legislative Council polls

With results of six more seats to be declared, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Friday conceded defeat in the crucial Bihar Legislative Council poll but said the result would not have any impact on the assembly elections scheduled later this year.

Jul 10, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

BJP says it will also "sweep" Bihar assembly polls

With the BJP led NDA set to win 14 out of the 24 Bihar Legislative Council seats, the BJP on Friday exuded confidence that it will "sweep" the assembly polls too riding on "mounting anger against the JD(U) government for its failure on all fronts".

Jul 10, 2015, 21:38 PM IST
Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, BJP-led NDA wins big in Legislative Council elections

Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, BJP-led NDA wins big in Legislative Council elections

Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, BJP-led NDA wins big in Legislative Council elections

Jul 10, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Record 94 percent polling in Bihar council poll

Forty-four percent voters turned out during the first four hours of the ongoing polls to 24 Legislative Council seats in Bihar, billed as a virtual semi-final ahead of the crucial Assembly polls later this year.

Jul 07, 2015, 08:30 AM IST

Bihar Legislative Council polls to be held on Tuesday: EC

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday said polls to the 24 seats of Bihar Legislative Council will be held on Tuesday as scheduled in the light of the Supreme Court refusing to stay the polls and accepting EC's suggestion that tenure of the elected members be decided by draw of lots.

Jul 06, 2015, 21:49 PM IST

SC asks EC to apprise methods of deciding tenure of Bihar MLCs

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Election Commission to apprise it of methods to be adopted in deciding the tenure of 24 Bihar Legislative Council members to be elected on July 7.

Jul 03, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

JD(U)-RJD pact paves way for secular front seat-sharing for Bihar council poll

Hours after announcement of tie-up between JD(U) and RJD and declaration of Nitish Kumar as chief ministerial candidate, the secular alliance on Monday reached an agreement on sharing of 24 seats of Bihar Legislative Council that would go to polls early July.

Jun 09, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

Confined minor's rape for two years rocks Bihar Legislative Council

Reports of alleged confinement and rape of a minor girl for two years by her stepfather in East Champaran district, on Thursday rocked the Bihar Legislative Council with members demanding justice for the victim and arrest of the main accused, who is absconding.

Apr 09, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

JD(U) sends notice to 111 MLAs, 41 MLCs for Saturday's meeting

JD(U) on Saturday sent notices to 111 party MLAs and 41 members of Legislative Council, including Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and Nitish Kumar, for crucial meeting of Legislature party called by party President Sharad Yadav here tomorrow.

Feb 06, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Bonhomie on display on opening day of Bihar Legislature

The opposition and ruling party members displayed bonhomie on the opening day of Legislative Assembly and Bihar Legislative Council on Friday which is expected to witness fireworks in view of the approaching poll next year.

Dec 19, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Nitish Kumar made chief of committee on petition in Bihar Legislative Council

Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on Thursday appointed as head of the Committee on Petition in the state Legislative Council.

May 29, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

Tarakant Jha cremated in Bihar

The mortal remains of former Bihar Legislative Council Chairman and senior JD(U) leader Tarakant Jha was on Monday cremated with full state honour.

May 12, 2014, 12:00 PM IST

Former Bihar Legislative Council Chairman Tarakant Jha dead

Former Bihar Legislative Council Chairman and senior JD(U) leader Tarakant Jha died on Sunday at a private hospital here after a brief illness.

May 11, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

BJP renominates Modi for Bihar LC

The Central Election Committee of the BJP met on Tuesday and finalised four names for the ensuing biennial elections to the Bihar Legislative Council.

Apr 10, 2012, 14:28 PM IST

Nitish welcomes Rabri Devi`s candidature

Nitish Kumar welcomed RJD`s decision to make former CM Rabri Devi its candidate for the elections to the state Legislative Council.

Apr 09, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

Rabri, RJD candidate for legislative council polls

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri
Devi would be RJD`s candidate for the ensuing biennial elections to the state legislative council.

Apr 07, 2012, 22:14 PM IST