EC orders transfer of officials ahead of Bihar polls

In the run up to the Bihar Assembly polls, the Election Commission has ordered transfer of officials connected to the conduct of elections, who are either posted in their home districts or have served in places for long, as part of its procedure to ensure free and fair elections.

Women to get 35 percent of government jobs, says Nitish

Thirty-five percent of all government jobs in Bihar will be for women if he formed a government again, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Friday, releasing a five-year "Vision Document".

Nitish asks Gadkari to answers questions about his department

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday laughed away the challenge by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for a televised debate over Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package announced for the state and asked him to first answer questions related to his department which forms a bulk of the package.

Arvind Kejriwal in Bihar, shown black flags at Patna airport
Arvind Kejriwal in Bihar, shown black flags at Patna airport

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reached Bihar Thursday morning to meet Janata Dal (United) leader and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Paswan has revealed of his pain over opportunity to be Bihar CM: Sanjay Singh

Janata Dal (United) leader Sanjay Singh interpreted Ram Vilas Paswan`s comment on Tuesday of not wanting to become the chief minister of Bihar as his expression of pain.

BJP to contest 170 seats in Bihar

A day after two of its allies said seat sharing in Bihar must conclude within a week, a BJP leader announced on Tuesday that his party will contest 170 of the 243 Assembly seats.

Jitan Ram Manjhi quits as legislator

Jitan Ram Manjhi, former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha`s leader, resigned on Tuesday from the primary membership of the JD-U and also from the Bihar Assembly.

Govt unable to tackle economic situation: JD(U)

With Rupee registering its biggest single day fall this year and the benchmark sensex witnessing the biggest single day decline in recent times, Janata Dal (U) on Monday attacked Narendra Modi government accusing it of being "unable" to tackle the economic situation in the country.

Pak calling off NSA talks a ''diplomatic victory'' for India, says JD (U)

 Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Saturday described Pakistan`s decision to call-off NSA-level talks as a `diplomatic victory` for India, saying that separatists would not have got undue publicity if the External Affairs Minister had spoken in a straight forward manner earlier.

Nitish Kumar will not return to power: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 BJP leader and union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday that the alliance of JD-U, RJD and Congress would not be voted to power in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls.

Bihar polls: Lalu to declare seats for Samajawadi party tomorrow

The Bihar unit of Samajwadi Party, which had protested over denial of seats in the grand alliance for Bihar Assembly polls, on Saturday claimed to have fruitful talks with the alliance partners RJD president Lalu Prasad and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over seat sharing.

BJP must contest only 102 seats, says Bihar ally


Patna: The BJP must contest only 102 of the 243 seats in the Bihar assembly and leave the rest to its three allies, the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) said on Friday.

Wrong vote will derail Bihar: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday warned that Bihar's development will be affected if people "failed to take the right decision" in the coming Assembly elections.

Narendra Modi's 'bhaiyon, behno' speech in Lalu style!
Narendra Modi's 'bhaiyon, behno' speech in Lalu style!

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Lalu Prasad Yadav, popular for his hilarious comments, on Wednesday mimicked Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PM's special package has silenced Lalu, Nitish, Cong: Paswan

Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Wednesday hailed the special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Bihar, saying that it has 'silenced' their rivals.

Four rebel JD(U) MLAs join BJP; vow to defeat Nitish Kumar

The BJP in Bihar on Wednesday received a shot in the arm, in view of the upcoming Assembly elections, as four rebel JD(U) MLAs, who along with other legislators had led the charge against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, joined the party along with their supporters here.

Four JD-U legislators join BJP in Bihar

 Four Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislators on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party here.

Special package will usher in large-scale development in Bihar: Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday said those opposing the special package to Bihar were against its development and claimed that it would usher in large scale development in the state and make it self reliant.

PM Modi announces Rs 1.25 lakh crore package for poll-bound Bihar, attacks Nitish Kumar
PM Modi announces Rs 1.25 lakh crore package for poll-bound Bihar, attacks Nitish Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a Rs 1.25 lakh crore Bihar package to "change the face of Bihar".

Bihar poll battle heats up: PM Modi announces Rs 1.25 lakh cr special package; Nitish says it's our right

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while visiting Bihar on Tuesday, announced a Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package for the state.