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Bihar polls


Bihar heading for midterm polls with NDA in turmoil, claims Chirag Paswan

January 21, 2022 11:34 pm

Paswan claimed that the likelihood of early polls became evident when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, "who does not venture out until faced with elections", recently planned a state-wide tour.

Behind slow count in Bihar: Covid precautions, more polling stations

November 11, 2020 4:36 am

By 5.30 pm, the EC had counted roughly 2.7 crore or two-thirds of the total 4.11 crore votes polled. Of the 7,737 scheduled rounds of counting, 4,858 had been completed till 5.30 pm.

Sena takes on ally, says Tejashwi let down by Cong in Bihar polls

November 11, 2020 2:42 am

“Had the Congress performed better, Tejashwi would already have been declared CM,” Sena MP Sanjay Raut told mediapersons.

Bihar Election HIGHLIGHTS: NDA is moving towards a historic victory in Bihar, says Nadda

November 01, 2020 8:56 am

In his latest attack on Nitish Kumar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav alleged that 60 scams worth Rs 30,000 crore have taken place under the chief minister's term till date.

Randeep Surjewala named chairman of Congress poll coordination panel in Bihar

October 12, 2020 4:02 am

This is perhaps the first time that the Congress has appointed a leader from outside the state that is going to polls as head of the management and coordination committee.

‘If rebels don’t return to party before October 12, action will be taken’: Bihar BJP president

October 10, 2020 8:46 am

Sanjay Jaiswal, president of the BJP in Bihar, tells The Indian Express “only those who accept Nitish Kumar as CM can remain part of the NDA”.

Mukesh Sahni-led VIP to contest all 243 seats in Bihar

October 04, 2020 8:38 pm

The VIP chief claimed that his party will win assembly seats in good numbers and his support will be crucial for government formation as the party has 25,000-30,000 votes in each constituency.

Bihar polls: This Oxford alumnus is in the fray to give people an alternative

October 08, 2020 10:13 am

Stating that the people of Bihar have very limited options, Manish Barriarr has himself joined the electoral race to provide an “alternative” to them while declaring that his plank will not be caste but development.

Bihar polls: Left likely to join Grand Alliance, RLSP and VIP still uncertain

September 23, 2020 10:23 am

According to RJD sources, RLSP and VIP may have to be content with 25-30 seats from the Congress quota or they are free to chart their own course.

Will visit Bihar to take stock before announcing Assembly poll dates: CEC

September 22, 2020 11:25 am

With 72.9 million electors in the state, Bihar polls, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said, will perhaps be the largest election conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic till date.


Polling ends in Bihar, all eyes on November 8 results

November 05, 2015 9:47 pm

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

November 02, 2015 6:07 pm

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.

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

October 16, 2015 5:10 pm

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.

Nitish Kumar to be CM candidate for Bihar polls

October 16, 2015 5:19 pm

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