November 17, 2020 11:23 am
By 5.30 pm, the EC had counted roughly 2.7 crore (or two-third) of the total 4.11 crore votes polled in Bihar.
November 10, 2020 12:07 pm
The other Mahagathbandhan partners, the three Left parties, also seemed to be doing well as compared to the Congress. Contesting in 29 seats in all, they were leading in 19 – a strike rate of 65.5%.
November 06, 2020 2:18 pm
The party had contested 41 seats in the last Assembly polls and won 27. This huge improvement, from nine seats in 2005 and four in 2010 was attributed largely to the might of its allies JD(U) and RJD. So has the RJD given too many seats away?
November 03, 2020 4:22 pm
The prohibition move was received very well initially but fizzled out in less than a year with the police unable to stop the import of liquor from neighbouring UP, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Nepal.
November 02, 2020 6:35 pm
During the 1990s, this term was often used by parents to warn their children against going out of the house alone or without a guardian.
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.
October 29, 2020 11:28 am
An acronym for Bhumihar-Rajput-Brahmin-Lala (Kayastha), Bhu-Ra-Ba-L was used as a pejorative during RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's first tenure as chief minister in the early nineties.
October 28, 2020 11:42 am
The 3.5 lakh ‘nijyojit shikshak’ of Bihar have been on strike since February this year, demanding equal pay at par with permanent teachers among other demands
October 27, 2020 2:35 pm
The CPI’s presence in Bihar is limited and may have been affecting Kanhaiya Kumar’s reach in the state as well.
November 06, 2020 1:06 pm
Despite the Covid pandemic, massive crowds were witnessed at political rallies. The first phase of campaigning saw leaders like PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, JP Nadda, and several Cabinet ministers out in full swing to woo voters.