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Bihar Election 2020 Interviews


Bihar Election Results 2020: Full list of winners

November 11, 2020 11:17 am

Bihar Election Results 2020 Constituency-wise winners List: Finally, with trends firming up by 11 pm, the NDA pulled ahead with 125 seats against the Grand Alliance’s 110 in the 243-member Assembly.

Tejashwi Yadav interview: People of Bihar did not get to connect with anyone in a long time... They now finally feel heard

November 01, 2020 9:26 pm

With the battle for Bihar poised at a key stage, RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav, the Mahagathbandhan’s CM nominee, talks to The Indian Express on the “overwhelming” crowds at his rallies, says he plans to “build on the gains of social justice”, and explains why his promise of jobs is financially tenable

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.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: 'Large crowds came for Grand Alliance's rallies in 2019 Lok Sabha polls too. What happened?’

October 30, 2020 12:36 pm

BJP MP from Patna Sahib Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks to The Indian Express about why he believes Nitish Kumar-led NDA will return to power in Bihar.

Kanhaiya Kumar interview: 'It's not a referendum on Modi, absolutely not... Talk to anyone in Bihar, the anger is against Nitish'

October 22, 2020 11:27 am

In an interview with The Indian Express, CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar says Bihar elections are not going to be one-sided and there is much anger, especially against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Dipankar Bhattacharya interview: ‘What’s happening in UP is a warning signal. What if same things happen in Bihar? This made us think differently.’

October 20, 2020 12:38 pm

CPI(ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya talks about his party joining the Grand Alliance, accuses the BJP of being anti-farmer, call the situation in UP super jungle raj, and defends RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav’s inexperience criticism

Asaduddin Owaisi interview: ‘We've been working for 5 yrs… while RJD, Cong, JDU sat at home’

October 16, 2020 1:44 pm

Owaisi talks about the 'disarray' in the BJP-JD(U) and RJD-Congress alliances, why time is ripe for a new front like he promises, and the issues the AIMIM will raise in its campaign.

Meira Kumar interview: 'Referendum is a big word…BJP will seek votes in Modi's name, not Nitish's'

October 15, 2020 8:46 am

Member of the Congress’s election management and coordination committee for Bihar and among the party’s star campaigners for the polls, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar speaks to the Indian Express about the issues in these elections and the Congress’s strategy in the state.

‘We have provided electricity to every home, aren't we catering to all castes and religions’: Bihar BJP in-charge

October 15, 2020 8:46 am

Bhupendra Yadav talks to The Indian Express about the party’s position on the LJP, dismisses reports of distrust with JD(U), and insists the party is not following the Maharashtra Model in Bihar.

K C Tyagi interview: ‘BJP has said Nitish will be CM if NDA wins. Which party wins more (seats) is not subject of discussion’

October 15, 2020 8:46 am

K C Tyagi interview: "Nitish Kumar has no rival who can match his high credentials. The people are clear in their minds of Nitish alone being the CM face."