January 17, 2021 9:23 pm
A statement to the effect was made by Congress Legislature Party leader Ajeet Sharma, though it was promptly dismissed as being "not official" by the RJD, which helms the five-party opposition coalition.
October 29, 2020 7:13 pm
Lalu has been serving consecutive jail terms since December 2017 since his conviction in cases of fodder scam dating back to his term as CM of undivided Bihar in 1990s.
October 24, 2020 8:01 am
Despite expected voter exhaustion, more women turned out to vote, at 44% (1.06 crore), compared to earlier that year, while the figure for men fell.
October 21, 2020 12:04 pm
Given Bihar's long history of caste and social justice politics, those gauging the Opposition's chances have largely stuck to seeing whether the RJD can expand beyond its core voter base of Yadavs and Muslims.
October 17, 2020 12:49 pm
Tej Pratap Yadav has reconciled himself to Tejashwi being heir apparent. But No. 2 is only so far from No . 1.
October 17, 2020 11:03 am
While the imprisoned Lalu is no longer in the picture, the fact that he won 80 seats in 2015, more than Nitish with his aura at the time, shows that the RJD chief still retains his MY core vote bank.
September 26, 2020 7:34 am
Opposition leaders on the ground are worried about Seemanchal, a Muslim-dominated region which they see as a stronghold and where the AIMIM is seen to be making headway. Leaders involved in the negotiations, however, said there are disadvantages to announcing candidates too early.
September 22, 2020 12:43 pm
Sushil Modi said, "Our government has recently announced that it would offer job to the next of kin of an SC/ ST person in case of his/ her killing. But this provision would apply only if the murder case is lodged under SC/ ST Act provisions."
May 29, 2019 12:17 pm
Tej Pratap Yadav emphasised upon the need to focus on the 2020 assembly elections for which his brother needed to mobilize the people's support, he said.
March 22, 2019 10:04 pm
Earlier in the day, the grand alliance announced that RJD would contest 19 of the 40 seats in Bihar, while nine will be fought by Congress.