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Bihar Assembly Elections 2020


Daily briefing: Two cruel ironies to Nitish; Rajnath skipped China mention, no one told interpreter, US

October 31, 2020 8:59 am

From Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla saying crisis on LAC worst in decades and India response firm & mature to HUL chief interview, here are the top stories today.

BJP vaccine promise not a violation of poll code, says EC

October 31, 2020 1:00 pm

The EC had taken the same stand on a complaint received during the Lok Sabha elections last year against the Congress's NYAY scheme that guaranteed a minimum income of Rs 6,000 per month, or Rs 72,000 a year, for 25 crore people.

Bihar elections: His base shrinking, Nitish hopes voter cheering Modi will carry him along

October 31, 2020 7:03 pm

For the first time in 15 years in Bihar, Nitish is at the receiving end of, not in the driving seat of, the desire for change.

In BJP bastion Bhagalpur, a contender: ‘unguided missile’ LJP

October 31, 2020 7:13 pm

On the constituency won by BJP from 1990 till 2010, riots ghost is in the past; Cong could gain from LJP, discontent in BJP ranks, and Muslim, Yadav votes

Ram Chandra Prasad Singh: The silent partner, with a big say

October 31, 2020 6:57 pm

RCP Singh may be facing heat over Munger, but he has weathered many a storm as Nitish’s aide

Shaktisinh Gohil interview: ‘Jungle raj comment shows PM is rattled… Tejashwi has no baggage, he is not a baggage. Bihar has accepted him’

October 30, 2020 10:39 pm

Senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil tells The Indian Express his assessment of Phase 1 voting, dismisses LJP, AIMIM threat to Grand Alliance votes, explains why the party is raising Munger violence issue emphatically in Delhi and Patna, and believes Congress will do well despite getting tough seats.

Explained: Nitish govt’s triple C motto, and why there's no mention of it in the Bihar polls

October 30, 2020 10:41 pm

Once Nitish Kumar was back in the NDA fold, he would often cite ‘Triple C’ to underline his commitment towards good governance. But the formula has not come up often in the current poll campaign.

Bihar Election 2020 Live Updates: NDA is moving towards a historic victory in Bihar, says Nadda

October 31, 2020 7:04 pm

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 Live News Updates: In his latest attack on Nitish Kumar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav alleged that 60 scams worth Rs 30,000 crore have taken place under the chief minister's term till date.

When makka sells cheaper than bhusa: Bihar's maize growers suffer lockdown blues

October 30, 2020 6:11 pm

Bihar produces a quarter of India's corn, but few politicians are talking about a crop that generates over Rs 7,500 crore annual income for its farmers.

Bihar elections: Third front may prove kingmaker with 10% votes

October 30, 2020 10:42 pm

In a fight that increasingly seems tighter, Kushwaha-fronted GDSF of six disparate parties, from AIMIM to BSP and smaller UP fronts, could prove crucial


Bihar Election: From Nitish Kumar to Pappu Yadav, key political figures to watch out for

October 21, 2020 8:05 pm

Elections to 243-member Bihar Assembly will be held in three phases starting from October 28 while the results will be declared on November 10. The second and third phase of polls will be held on November 3 and 7, respectively. Here are the key players

Bihar elections 2020: Know your candidate

October 31, 2020 11:56 am

As the Bihar elections get underway and candidates from across political parties file their nominations, we will be bringing you, daily, a look at key candidates and details from the affidavit - their assets, educational qualifications, criminal cases if any, among other key data.

Ram Vilas Paswan: Rare photos from Indian Express Archives

October 22, 2020 10:19 am

An eight-time Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha, Ram Vilas Paswan went to jail during Indira Gandhi’s tenure when an emergency was imposed in the country.

Farmers hold nationwide protest, demand revocation of farm bills

October 22, 2020 10:18 am

Bharat Bandh, Farmers Protest Today: At least 31 organisations, under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), are participating in the agitation.