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Gopalganj Lok Sabha constituency: Once a Congress stronghold, it has no favourites now

Gopalganj Lok Sabha constituency: Once a Congress stronghold, it has no favourites now

In the 2014 election, Bharatiya Janata Party's Janak Ram defeated Congress candidate Dr Jyoti Bharti in Gopalganj.

Mar 05, 2019, 16:46 PM IST
Gaya Lok Sabha constituency: A reserved SC seat which keeps changing hands

Gaya Lok Sabha constituency: A reserved SC seat which keeps changing hands

There are reports that former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who quit the NDA and joined the Mahagatbandhan, has likely been offered the Gaya seat to contest the election. 

Mar 05, 2019, 16:33 PM IST
Prashant Kishor apologises over absence of NDA leaders at slain CRPF trooper's last rites

Prashant Kishor apologises over absence of NDA leaders at slain CRPF trooper's last rites

Pintu Singh, a resident of Begusarai district, was killed in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district on Friday during an anti-terrorist operation.   

Mar 04, 2019, 11:33 AM IST
Shatrughan Sinha says will contest Lok Sabha election from Patna Sahib, come what may

Shatrughan Sinha says will contest Lok Sabha election from Patna Sahib, come what may

The sitting Patna Sahib lawmaker has been at loggerheads with the current BJP leadership since the 2015 Bihar election, over several issues.

Mar 03, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
NDA will win 40 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar: Nitish Kumar assures PM Narendra Modi

NDA will win 40 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar: Nitish Kumar assures PM Narendra Modi

With the 'Sankalp rally', the PM and the CM kickstarted NDA's campaign in Bihar for the Lok Sabha election. 

Mar 03, 2019, 13:35 PM IST
'This is New India, it doesn't remain silent on killings of its jawans': PM Modi at NDA rally

'This is New India, it doesn't remain silent on killings of its jawans': PM Modi at NDA rally

PM Modi shared the dais with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union minister Ramvilas Paswan among others at the Gandhi Maidan.

Mar 03, 2019, 13:18 PM IST
'Don't be afraid of PM': Tejashwi tells CM as Nitish, Modi share dais at election rally after 9 years

'Don't be afraid of PM': Tejashwi tells CM as Nitish, Modi share dais at election rally after 9 years

He alleged that Nitish played the spoilsport as a Union Minister in the NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee when then RJD government in Bihar demanded special status

Mar 03, 2019, 09:58 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to sound NDA's poll bugle in Bihar with 'biggest' rally at Gandhi Maidan; to share dais with Nitish Kumar

PM Narendra Modi to sound NDA's poll bugle in Bihar with 'biggest' rally at Gandhi Maidan; to share dais with Nitish Kumar

With the three top leaders of the NDA - PM Modi, Nitish and Paswan - together on the stage, the alliance will blow the bugle for the upcoming general election. 

Mar 03, 2019, 06:42 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on his birthday, calls him 'friend'

PM Narendra Modi greets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on his birthday, calls him 'friend'

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who also heads the JD(U), an NDA ally, turned 68 on Friday.

Mar 01, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
PM Modi greets 'hardworking' Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on his birthday

PM Modi greets 'hardworking' Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on his birthday

PM Modi further said that the Chief Minister's 'persistence ensured Bihar emerged out of the shadows of years of misrule'.

Mar 01, 2019, 14:40 PM IST
Missing Bihar shelter home girl found

Missing Bihar shelter home girl found

The Special Investigation Team has also detained three youths, who were with the girl at the time of the recovery.

Feb 27, 2019, 14:24 PM IST
Buxar Lok Sabha constituency: A BJP stronghold in the last two decades

Buxar Lok Sabha constituency: A BJP stronghold in the last two decades

Janata Dal United is likely to field poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor as an NDA nominee from Buxar Lok Sabha constituency. 

Feb 25, 2019, 13:56 PM IST
Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar: BJP to try to reclaim seat from RJD

Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar: BJP to try to reclaim seat from RJD

Bhagalpur is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar. It comprises six Vidhan Sabha segments, namely Bihpur, Gopalpur, Pirpainti, Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur and Nathnagar.

Feb 25, 2019, 13:50 PM IST
Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency: All you need to know about the parliamentary seat

Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency: All you need to know about the parliamentary seat

For the 2019 polls, former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar is likely to contest from Begusarai constituency as a CPI candidate. 

Feb 25, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
Banka Lok Sabha constituency: No MP ever won this seat for three elections in a row

Banka Lok Sabha constituency: No MP ever won this seat for three elections in a row

Of the 40 seats in Bihar, 34 are unreserved seats and 6 are reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.

Feb 25, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Seven girls flee shelter home in Bihar; opposition cry 'conspiracy'

Seven girls flee shelter home in Bihar; opposition cry 'conspiracy'

The girls went missing a few hours before hearing in the Muzaffarpur case commenced at a Delhi court.

Feb 24, 2019, 00:37 AM IST
Seven minor girls flee from govt-funded shelter home in Bihar

Seven minor girls flee from govt-funded shelter home in Bihar

Kumar, who was on way to the shelter home, said he was not in a position to tell as to exactly how the girls fled and the reason for their fleeing would be investigated.

Feb 23, 2019, 17:15 PM IST
Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Sushil Modi for accusations about bungalow

Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Sushil Modi for accusations about bungalow

Yadav, who had preceded Modi as the Deputy Chief Minister, taunted the latter for having, in the past, alleged splurge of public money on the official residence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:18 PM IST
Six persons charred to death in Bihar's Gopalganj

Six persons charred to death in Bihar's Gopalganj

The family was asleep late on Thursday ht when the tragedy occurred at Bakhri village under Kuchikot police station. 

Feb 22, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
Bihar RJD MLA Chandra Shekhar arrested at IGI airport for carrying bullets

Bihar RJD MLA Chandra Shekhar arrested at IGI airport for carrying bullets

Chandra Shekhar is an RJD MLA from Madhepura Sadar assembly constituency in Bihar.

Feb 22, 2019, 09:08 AM IST