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Bihar assembly polls

JD(U) likely to seek new election symbol to widen reach

Bihar's ruling party JD-U could soon have a new election symbol as it plans to widen its reach beyond the state after halting the Narendra Modi juggernaut in state Assembly polls a few months ago.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

PM Modi wants to revamp Cabinet post-Bihar debacle, but unable to find right people

PM Narendra Modi wants to revamp the Union Cabinet post-Bihar debacle, but he is unable to find right people.

Dec 30, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Nitish Kumar sounds national bugle, says can replicate Bihar grand alliance model

Rising high on the recent victory in the Bihar Assembly polls, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed confidence about replicating similar results in the five states headed for assembly polls in 2016.

Dec 21, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

After Bihar poll debacle, Mohan Bhagwat says RSS feels there's no question of scrapping quota

Making a complete U-turn from his previous statement that the quota system needed a review, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said reservation should continue in

Dec 17, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Chhath observed at Nitish, Lalu homes

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad celebrates Chhath festival.

Nov 16, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

Congress hints at joining Nitish Kumar govt

After its good show in the Bihar Assembly polls, Congress on Monday gave hints that it was open to the idea of participation in the Nitish Kumar government.

Nov 09, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

BJP should decide whether it is RSS 'ghulam': M.G. Vaidya

RSS ideologue M.G. Vaidya on Monday said that it would not be appropriate to hold the sangh responsible for the NDA's dismal show in the Bihar Assembly polls and added that it was for the BJP to decide whether it is the 'ghulam' of the voluntary non-governmental organisation which lays thrust on the principle of selfless service to India.

Nov 09, 2015, 15:55 PM IST

Bihar result not an 'excuse' to block Parliament: Govt warns Opposition

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) respects the verdict of the people of Bihar.

Nov 09, 2015, 15:43 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

After BJP defeat, Shah's 'crackers in Pak' comment echoes again

After BJP's stinging defeat in Bihar Assembly polls, party chief Amit Shah's controversial "firecrackers in Pakistan" comment was recalled on Sunday and became a subject of derision and humour in political circles and social media.

Nov 08, 2015, 21:49 PM IST

What Bihar Election Results mean for Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi & Lalu Yadav

The results for the electrifying 2015 Bihar Assembly Elections are out and the Mahagathbandhan – an alliance floated by Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress - has emerged as the winner.

Nov 08, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

It's personal defeat of Modi: Owaisi on Bihar result

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said the Bihar assembly elections result is a personal defeat of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 08, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

We respect people's mandate: Amit Shah

 Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Sunday said his party respects the people's mandate in Bihar and congratulated Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for winning the assembly polls.

Nov 08, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Rahul is the 'architect' of victorious alliance in Bihar: Cong

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam said that it was Rahul who brought Nitish and Lalu Prasad together and played a key role of catalyst. 

Nov 08, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

BJP orders 100 kg of sweets, firecrackers

The BJP ordered 100 kg of laddoos and firecrackers after initial trends of the vote count on Sunday showed that the party was leading in the Bihar assembly elections.

Nov 08, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Bihar results 2015: Check out the result of your constituency

 The BJP appears to have taken an early lead in Bihar Assembly elections 2015. Check out the results of each constituency with just one click.

Nov 08, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

Day before Bihar vote count, BJP in celebratory mode in Delhi

The exit polls on the Bihar election may be sharply divided over the question of the next party to take charge in the state, the BJP-led NDA or the Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance, but the former has already started preparing for its victory celebrations at its 11 Ashoka Road headquarters here.

Nov 07, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Grand Alliance will win more than 190 seats: Lalu Prasad

A confident Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday claimed that the grand alliance would win more than 190 seats in the Bihar Assembly polls.

Nov 05, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Sushil questions Nitish over Pakistan visit 3 years ago

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi asks CM Nitish Kumar why he chose to visit Pakistan instead of Buddhist countries like Japan and Thailand three years ago.

Nov 01, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

CPI(M) slams BJP's Amit Shah over crackers remark

CPI(M) today slammed BJP chief Amit Shah over his "firecrackers" remark saying the same will burst all over India when the NDA loses Bihar Assembly polls and suggested the leader stop "communalising" his party's "certain" defeat even as it accused him of insulting the state.

Oct 30, 2015, 01:23 AM IST