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Message of NDA seat-sharing: Control ambitious and vacillating Manjhi

The BJP is wary of Manjhi in a situation when Manjhi party's tally can add to form a government of Grand Alliance. Manjhi has got 20 seats to fight in the forthcoming polls.

How Bihar poll results make an impact on five upcoming state elections

Here's a look at how India's most watched election casts an impact on five crucial and upcoming state polls.


BJP’s Bengal push: Less of Modi, ‘softer’ Hindutva

After Bihar rout, Prime Minister and Amit Shah will limit rallies in Bengal, BJP will target Mamata and seek to connect with Ramakrishna, Gaudiya missions

Decoding the ABC of 2015: Arhar to Bihar, Jumla to Maggi

Seema Chishti spells out the alphabet that coined a unique vocabulary for 2015 — and may define the agenda for 2016.

Sushil Modi booked for promising laptops, TVs to voters ahead of Bihar polls

Sushil Modi had allegedly made these promises on Monday during an address to an election meeting in favour of BJP candidate Anand Bhusan Pandey.

Bihar in Bharat: When state was in the grip of caste violence

In Belchhi near Patna, 14 Dalit labourers were killed in 1977 and Indira Gandhi reached the site riding an elephant and braving floodwaters. That trip marked the beginning of her political comeback after the post-Emergency defeat.


Denied ticket, BJP MLA sulks: ‘I spent my family savings, wish I had known’

A Rajput, Kunwar believes his nearly four-decade career in the BJP is over, and his future dark. He says he has been “robbed” of his honour, his image lowered before his voters.

Bihar polls: After Paswan, Manjhi's son-in-law turns rebel

Devendra Manjhi said he had to enter the fray "under pressure from the Mahadalit samaj (community)," but bode no ill feeling against his father-in-law, former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Bihar polls: From RSS shakha to jan sampark, ‘invisible’ ways to promote BJP

‘We don’t go around carrying BJP flag... RSS is mother organisation, any support for us is support for BJP’

Show me my hotels and take them: Ram Kripal to Lalu

The Election Commission has taken note of Lalu’s remarks, with chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi saying the EC would look into the details and take appropriate action.

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Polling ends in Bihar, all eyes on November 8 results

Bihar Elections: In the last phase of polling, a total of 1,55,43,594 voters decided the fate of 827 candidates. 55.90 per cent polling recorded till 4 pm.

Modi invokes 1984 anti-Sikh riots as he campaigns in Bihar

Narendra Modi on Monday (November 2) raked up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots saying it should hang its head in shame for the carnage instead of doing the “drama” of lecturing the NDA government.


Nitish Kumar to be CM candidate for Bihar polls

Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Ministerial candidate of the JD(U)-RJD combine in Bihar.

Bihar polls: 2nd phase voting ends in Naxal-hit districts

Amid tight security cover, polling began this morning in the second phase of the Bihar Assembly elections, spanning 32 constituencies spread over six Naxal-hit districts.