close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

2015 Bihar Assembly Elections

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

On Friday, Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi held a meeting with Modi over the GST issue and other legislative business pending in Parliament.

Nov 28, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

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

AIMIM had put up six candidates from constituencies in Seemanchal region and all of them lost in the wave in favour of the Grand Alliance comprising RJD, JD(U) and Congress.

Nov 28, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

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

According to a video, Narendra Modi is heard saying ‘akshanna’ instead of ‘akshunna’.

Nov 22, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

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

Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday backed the BJP veterans' demand for introspection post the party's dismal show in the Bihar polls.

Nov 11, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

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

The Congress on Wednesday said the 'mook-darshak mandal' of BJP has finally decided to assert itself.

Nov 11, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

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

The BJP statement said that obviously, all party members are concerned with the results of Bihar elections.

Nov 10, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

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

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.

Nov 10, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Paswan, Manjhi fail to deliver for NDA

Ram Vilas Paswan and Jitan Ram Manjhi, on whom BJP was banking to bring for NDA nearly 16 percent votes of schedule castes, failed to deliver in the Bihar.

Nov 10, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

BJP lost most seats where PM Modi addressed rallies in Bihar

A new assessment says BJP candidates were defeated in most of the assembly seats in Bihar where PM Modi addressed election rallies.

Nov 10, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Diaspora on Bihar elections: Some enthused, some disappointed

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.

Nov 10, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

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

BJP MP and actor Shatrughan Sinha has hit back at his party colleague Kailash Vijayvargiya for calling him dog.

Nov 10, 2015, 10:17 AM IST

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

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has now compared his party MP and actor Shatrughan Sinha with 'dog'.

Nov 10, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

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

Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha contested 2015 Bihar polls from 20 seats but won only one seat.

Nov 09, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

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

The BJP, which was riding high on PM  Modi's growing popularity to establish its foot in a Bihar, had to witness an embarassing defeat in the state.

Nov 09, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

BJP downplays Shatrughan Sinha's attack, calls him 'disposable'

Firing fresh salvos at dissident leader Shatrughan Sinha, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday slammed the actor-politician and said that he does not have any role in the party's defeat in the Bihar Assembly polls.

Nov 09, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Amit Shah meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, a day after the party crashed to a humiliating defeat in the Bihar Assembly Elections which had prompted a section of the party to blame Bhagwat's quota comments as one of the reasons for the loss.

Nov 09, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

BJP justifies Bihar poll debacle, says it was 'arithmetic' defeat

Accepting its crushing defeat in the Bihar Assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday swore to bounce back in Bihar while asserting that their defeat was mainly due to 'arithmetic' flaws.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

RJD supporter celebrating Bihar poll victory beaten to death

Following the mahagthbandhan's victory in the Bihar Assembly Elections on Sunday, a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supporter, who was celebrating the win, was beaten to death in Navada village near Arrah, Bihar by unknown men.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Bihar results fallout: Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet?

In the wake of the Bharatiya Janata Party's drubbing in Bihar Assembly Elections, a Cabinet reshuffle may take place, reports said on Monday.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

Old-timers, university junior recall Lalu - the man, the myth

Lalu's return to the political forefront signifies the hold he exercises over public consciousness in Bihar.

Nov 09, 2015, 10:30 AM IST