Rajasthan

Cong 86
BJP 69
RLM 0
OTH 13

Madhya Pradesh

Cong 71
BJP 60
BSP 5
OTH 2

Chhattisgarh

Cong 40
BJP 28
JCC 4
OTH 0

Telangana

TRS-AIMIM 83
TDP-Cong 23
BJP 5
OTH 5

Mizoram

MNF 14
Cong 6
BJP 1
OTH 1
*Total Tally Reflects Leads + Wins

Santosh Singh

Articles By Santosh Singh

Accusing BJP of betrayal, Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

In his resignation letter to the Prime Minister, Kushwaha said that he felt "dejected and betrayed by your leadership".

What Upendra Kushwaha’s rebellion means for 2019

What does the move mean for the NDA and for the opposition UPA? What is Kushwaha himself likely to gain or lose?

Upendra Kushwaha in Delhi, suspense over his attending NDA allies’ meet

Kushwaha, who is likely to announce a split from the NDA soon, has been doing last-minute posturings but RLSP sources have said it would be no surprise if the split were to be announced on Monday itself.

Wildlife Protection Act, changing needs lead to dwindling numbers at Sonepur fair

Horses have always been a major draw at the month-long affair, which began on November 14 this year, but stricter provisions of the Wildlife Protection Act, and a changing lifestyle means the animals are no longer indispensable.

Sharad Yadav meets Lalu Prasad Yadav in hospital: ‘Opposition unity coming forth’

The merger is likely to take place only after Kushwaha formally announces RLSP’s exit from NDA anytime before or after the results of Assembly elections in five states are announced on December 11.

Amid Kushwaha-Yadav merger talks, RLSP chief may meet Rahul Gandhi

Kushwaha, a minister of state in the Narendra Modi government, has put the decision on RLSP’s split with the BJP-led NDA on hold for now.

Kushwaha targets Nitish, BJP over law and order, puts move to split with NDA on hold

The RLSP chief again targeted Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and BJP and said the state government has failed on the issues of education and law and order.

Building temple not job of politicians, says Upendra Kushwaha; may quit NDA today

The RLSP is holding a three-day meeting to discuss its strategy after the BJP did not respond to the party’s November 30 deadline to announce seat-sharing in Bihar for the Lok Sabha elections among NDA partners.

Patna university students’ body election: Prashant Kishor interfering in polls, CM Nitish Kumar should rein him in, says BJP

Accusing Kishor of trying to influence the students’ union polls, BJP spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan said the Chief Minister “should rein in Kishor”.

Upendra Kushwaha dares BJP to oust him as Union minister

The RLSP chief, who is the minister of state for Human Resource Development, had earlier served the BJP with a deadline of November 30 to increase the number of seats offered from two.

Sitamarhi mob lynching: Man seen holding Ansari’s hand among 13 held, search on for 6 others

A day after Dussehra, a Muslim-dominated area in Sitamarhi was on the edge after stone throwers damaged a Durga idol being taken for immersion.

Adding ‘stronger sections’ in shelter home cases: Bihar govt

On Wednesday, Bihar Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar directed police to “add relevant stronger sections”, including under the POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences) Act in cases where the victims are minors.

Kushwaha should clarify stand on alliance: Chirag Paswan

The LJP is said to be worried about its vote share in three seats — Hajipur, Samastipur and Jamui — if Kushwaha quits the NDA as the areas have a sizeable number of Kushwaha supporters.

JD(U) fails to attract minorities at its meets despite top Muslim faces

The party had prepared about 600 kg mutton biryani for its Patna meet Thursday, but was in for a shock when only about 500 people turned up for the function.

CBI: Arrested Brajesh Thakur aide can provide vital leads in sexual abuse case

Madhu (45), who had been in-charge of operations at Thakur’s NGO in Muzaffarpur, is the nineteenth accused in the case, investigation for which is being monitored by the Supreme Court.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: CBI arrests doctor accused of ‘injecting sedatives’ to inmates

Brajesh Thakur, who was doing some social work in Kudani, knew Dr Kumar “very well” and “only confided in him” to conduct check-up of girls, sources said. 

Bihar board to give students more options in long-form questions

The move comes after the state board introduced 50 per cent objective questions from 2018 onwards.

RLSP’s ultimatum on seat-sharing: Not aware of deadline, says BJP

On Saturday, Kushwaha had served the BJP with a deadline of November 30 to increase the number of seats offered from two.

RLSP chief sets November 30 deadline for BJP to offer ‘respectable’ number of seats

The BJP has reportedly offered two seats to its ally, while, top RLSP sources said, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has offered it five seats.

CCTV at Nitish residence used to snoop on opponents: Tejashwi Yadav

Sushil Modi slams RJD for ‘doing politics over a CCTV camera’

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