Bihar polls: 'Sweet' deal? Jitan Manjhi, Amit Shah share sweets as meeting on seat-sharing ends
Bihar polls: 'Sweet' deal? Jitan Manjhi, Amit Shah share sweets as meeting on seat-sharing ends

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has apparently placated former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who on Monday confirmed that “everything is sorted”.

PM Modi's decision on Bihar chief ministerial candidate will be final: Manjhi
PM Modi's decision on Bihar chief ministerial candidate will be final: Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said that there are many able leaders in the NDA who can be selected as chief ministerial candidate for the state, but added that the final decision would be made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fed rate hike, earnings, Bihar polls to drive Indian markets: BofA

According to the global financial services major, if markets price-in a Fed rate hike, it will get easier for the RBI to cut rates by 25 basis points on September 29.

Bypoll results `totally negated` BJP`s Modi-wave claim: Congress

Buyoyed by the 6-4 victory of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in Bihar, Congress on Monday said the results have "totally negated" BJP`s claim of Narendra Modi wave in the country.

Bihar eagerly waits assembly by-poll results

The stage is all set for the results to assembly by-election on 10 seats on Monday, touted by political pundits as `semi-final` before the full-fledged assembly elections scheduled next year.

Probe ordered against Bihar CM for poll code violation

A probe was ordered by Vaishali district election office against Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi for allegedly inducing voters in favour of alliance candidates in bypoll.

War of words intensifies between Lalu, Paswan

The war of words intensified between friend-turned foes Lalu Prasad and Ramvilas Paswan as campaign for the bypolls gathers pace in Bihar.

JD(U), RJD, Congress state chiefs to move together in bypoll

Though suspense continued whether Lalu and Nitish would share dais during bypoll in 10 Assembly seats in Bihar, Congress said state presidents of 3 parties would campaign jointly in the election.

Decision on poll alliance with JD(U) after talks: Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Thursday favoured an alliance with JD(U) for the bye-election on ten Assembly seats.

BJP dares JD(U) to dissolve Bihar Assembly, face fresh polls

Amid chalking out plans for its `Mission 175` for the Bihar Assembly polls due next year, the BJP on Sunday threw a challenge to former CM Nitish Kumar to dissolve the House.

JD(U) MLA shoots off letter against tie-up with RJD

Amid indications of a tie-up between JD(U) and RJD for Bihar Assembly elections next year, a JD(U) legislator has shot off a letter to the party opposing it.

Indo-Nepal border to be sealed for fifth phase of Bihar polls

Maoists and the porous Indo-Nepal border are the two biggest challenges during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls in Bihar on May 7 and the Election Commission (EC) will seal the international border to tackle this.

LS polls: 57,000 security personnel for April 24 voting on 7 Bihar seats

A total of 57,000 security personnel including central forces would be deployed for smooth conduct of voting on seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on April 24.

First phase Bihar poll kicks off tomorrow

The stage is set for the first of the six-phase Lok Sabha poll in Bihar Thursday involving six of the total 40 constituencies, all located in the Naxal belt.

Sonakshi tweets to campaign for father Shatrughan Sinha

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha`s daughter actress Sonakshi has found a unique way to campaign for her father`s re-election to Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat.

Administration committed to conduct free, fair poll in Bihar

Presiding over a meeting with senior officials to review preparation for general election, Chief Secretary A K Sinha today said that the administration was committed to conduct a free and fair poll in a peaceful manner in Bihar.

Nitish refuses to join debate on AAP as threat to other parties

Nitish Kumar on Monday refused to join debate on a perception that AAP will pose a serious threat to mainstream political parties after storming to power in Delhi last month.

Will Gadkari’s new team turn the tide?

Will Gadkari’s men be able to revive the party’s lost glory and establish it as a viable alternative to the ruling alliance?

Over 100 former Bihar Legislators to vacate bungalows

It has been less than a month since the Bihar Assembly Election results were declared, but the trappings of power for those who lost are already fading away.

Five lessons from Bihar results

Here is the ‘take away’ from the astonishing poll results in Bihar.

Bihar polls: Negative vote swing of 9% costs RJD-LJP dear

RJD`s attempt to reclaim the state ended in a whimper as its vote share
fell sharply from 34.6 % to 18.84 % in 5 yrs.

Winter Session of Bihar Assembly begins

The Winter Session of the Bihar Assembly began here on Tuesday, nearly a week after the polls gave a thumping victory to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government of Nitish Kumar.

Meet to discuss law and order, not Bihar poll results: Mayawati

UP CM Mayawati said relating the routine meeting called by her to review the law and order situation of the state.

Digvijay holds Lalu responsible for Cong`s defeat in Bihar

Underling the need of strengthening the party`s base
in Bihar, Digvijay Singh said that the party
has to drop the crutches, prepare new leadership and take to
the streets.

For Nitish, law & order continues to be a priority

Listing priorities for further
improving law and order in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
has said he would not tolerate crime under any circumstances.

`Lalu Prasad Yadav has scripted his own fall`

With Lalu facing an unprecedented drubbing in Bihar polls, his former close aides are rejoicing.

Rahul`s strike rate `in minus` in Bihar polls: BJP

campaigned in 70 districts and 22 seats but the party could
not win a single seat in any of these.

Nitish keeps Home, Personnel, Modi gets Finance

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday night allocated portfolios to the ministers retaining Home, General Administration, Election, Vigilance and rest of the departments and giving his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi the charge of Finance.

Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM

The NDA alliance bagged 206 of the 243 seats, with the JD(U) securing 115 and the BJP 91.

Nitish takes guard for second innings, has task cut out

Nitish Kumar, the trained engineer for whom the development mantra spun magic, has his task cut out to further change the face of Bihar riding on a massive mandate that has raised expectations.