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Bihar Assembly Elections 2020

BIHAR ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2020 NEWS

Electoral bonds of Rs 282 crore sold ahead of Bihar elections

November 21, 2020 9:45 am

Only Rs 80 lakh from Patna; funding to parties via bonds in 3 yrs is Rs 6,493 cr.

Bihar: BJP frowns, ‘tainted’ JDU leader out 3 days after swearing-in

November 20, 2020 4:20 am

Mewalal Choudhary is facing charges regarding alleged discrepancy in the appointment of assistants and scientists during his tenure as Bihar Agriculture University, Sabaur, Vice-Chancellor between 2010 and 2015. Booked by the police, he had gone absconding till he got bail.

Manoj Kumar Jha: ‘We will be vigilant, demanding, and will hold this govt to account’

November 20, 2020 11:46 am

RJD’s Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Kumar Jha was one of the party’s key strategists for the Bihar Assembly polls.

Newly inducted Bihar minister resigns over corruption case, leaves Nitish govt red-faced

November 19, 2020 11:17 pm

"An accusation is proven only when a chargesheet is filed or a court gives an order and neither of the two is there to prove the allegations against me," news agency ANI quoted Choudhary as saying.

New Bihar and old

November 17, 2020 11:34 pm

The sameness of Nitish Kumar as chief minister masks deeper change, and a disquieting absence.

RJD targets Nitish over corruption case against his minister

November 18, 2020 1:41 am

The case pertains to Mewalal Choudhary’s tenure as vice-chancellor of Bihar Agriculture University at Sabaur in Bhagalpur.

Despite poll result, Nitish keeps Home, most portfolios unchanged

November 18, 2020 10:53 am

The Chief Minister kept Home, General Administration, Cabinet Secretariat and Vigilance with himself, while veteran JD(U) ministers Bijendra Prasad Yadav and Vijay Kumar Choudhary got two other key portfolios – Energy and Water Resources, respectively.

'Congratulations...hope you remain an NDA CM': Chirag Paswan's swipe at Nitish Kumar

November 16, 2020 9:14 pm

"Congratulations to Nitish Kumar on becoming the chief minister again. I hope the government completes its term and you continue to remain an NDA chief minister," Chirag Paswan tweeted

Bihar polls: Tariq Anwar says delay in finalising seat-sharing hurt us, RJD leader slams Rahul Gandhi

November 16, 2020 12:07 am

Anwar, Congress general secretary and veteran leader from Bihar, acknowledged there were shortcomings due to which the party performed worse than other Mahagathbandhan constituents.

Nitish CM but deputy Modi set to exit as BJP names 2 new House leaders

November 16, 2020 11:53 am

Veteran Tarkishore Prasad is Legislature Party leader, Renu Devi is deputy leader.

BIHAR ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2020 PHOTOS

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

November 09, 2020 9:37 pm

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.