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Bihar bypoll results 2019: LJP win in Samastipur LS seat, AIMIM in Kishanganj

October 24, 2019 9:37 pm

Bihar bypoll results 2019: The bypolls were held in Belhar, Simri Bakhtiarpur, Nathnagar, Kishanganj and Daraunda Assembly constituencies on account of the sitting MLAs getting elected to the Lok Sabha.

In first-ever win in Hindi belt, AIMIM grabs Kishanganj assembly seat

October 24, 2019 5:55 pm

AIMIM had contested from six constituencies in the 2015 assembly elections when it drew a blank, polling only 36,000 votes in total. In the last Lok Sabha elections, however, AIMIM’s Akhtarul Iman had put up a spirited fight from the seat but lost to Congress’s Alam by a narrow margin.

Samastipur Lok Sabha bypolls: NDA united, Cong fights lone battle at Karpoori’s bastion

October 20, 2019 3:01 am

At the 7-km roadshow, Modi said BJP president Amit Shah had made it clear that the NDA would contest 2020 Assembly polls under Nitish Kumar, and that the NDA is united.

Jokihat bypoll: JD(U) up against RJD stalwart Taslimuddin’s legacy

May 25, 2018 5:14 am

The RJD has fielded Mohammed Shahnawaz Alam, youngest of three sons of Taslimuddin, for the bypoll to Jokihat Assembly seat that fell vacant after Taslimuddin’s second son Sarfaraz was elected MP from Araria in the by-election after his death.

Youth charged with raising pro-pak slogans are not RJD men: Sarfaraz Alam

March 16, 2018 10:13 pm

“Those are not RJD men, not of the alliance. I don't believe (in what they have said), I believe in secularism,” Alam told reporters.

Buoyed by Bihar bypoll results, RJD seeks Nitish Kumar's resignation

March 15, 2018 4:52 pm

"The voters have rejected 'double engine' governments of NDA at the Centre as well in Bihar. Hence, Nitish Kumar should tender resignation," leader of Opposition Tejaswi Yadav said.

UP, Bihar bypoll results: Decoding the verdict that could be a 2019 gamechanger

March 15, 2018 9:41 am

In a big setback to BJP ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the saffron party was trounced in bypolls to three Lok Sabha seats, including the citadel of Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Expect a faster ED, CBI action in UP and Bihar now: Tejashwi Yadav after BJP's dismal show in bypolls

March 14, 2018 8:25 pm

Taking a jibe at the saffron party, he said he suspects that after this victory, Prime Minister Modi and Amit Shah will speed up ED and CBI action in Uttar Pradesh and BJP, reports ANI.

Bihar Bye-Election Results 2018 highlights: RJD wins Jehanabad, Araria; BJP retains Bhabua

March 14, 2018 10:07 pm

Bihar Bye-Election Results 2018: Read the highlights of counting of votes and results of Araria Lok Sabha seat, Jehanabad and Bhabua here.

Bihar bypolls: Over 55% turnout recorded in Araria

March 12, 2018 1:07 am

While RJD fielded Sarfaraz Alam, BJP gave ticket to Pradeep Kumar Singh, who was local MP from 2009 to 2014, but lost to Alam’s father late Mohammed Taslimuddin of RJD in 2014.