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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Bihar polls


To cement ties before Bihar polls, BJP may get JD(U) to join govt

January 02, 2020 12:36 pm

BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah has already announced that Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar would be the NDA’s CM candidate in the state polls.

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

February 10, 2016 12:59 am

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

December 29, 2015 11:09 am

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

Bihar poll effect: Reach out to public, PMO tells ministries

November 29, 2015 3:29 am

The letter states that “more needs to be done” to devise an effective communication strategy that plays a vital role in disseminating information about the initiatives undertaken by the government.

Caring by the hour

November 19, 2015 12:00 am

Now that Bihar’s women have voted, what about their economic rights?

Political strategists become hot property after Bihar polls

November 15, 2015 3:40 pm

There are reports that Kishor might not immediately decide on taking up a new role as expectations from him have reached sky-high after the success he has tasted in Bihar.

Across the aisle: The ethos of India wins the election

November 15, 2015 12:00 am

What was eloquence in 2014 sounded like empty rhetoric in 2015. What were considered credible promises in 2014 appeared to be just chunavi jumla (election theatrics) in 2015.

Bihar polls: Pappu Yadav apologises for 'undignified' claims of quitting politics

November 14, 2015 2:00 am

Talking about his future course of action, Pappu Yadav said he would try to enact role of a true opposition to Nitish-Lalu government in Bihar.

BJP moves to quell unrest as more MPs speak out

November 14, 2015 1:33 am

However, the tension continued to simmer with Gadkari’s Cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu suggesting that the veterans could have raised their concerns within the party.

No Proof Required - Bihar elections: what happened and why

November 14, 2015 12:17 pm

It was a lousy campaign. The BJP, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah ignore this reality at their peril.


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.