Bihar Assembly Elections 2020

EC proved people wrong by holding safe Bihar polls: Sunil Arora says 'lived up to COVID challenge'

CEC Sunil Arora also said he is confident that the EC will be able to hold the next set of assembly polls on time and the internal exercise for those is already underway.

published on : 18th November 2020

As its fate hangs in balance, LJP claims it proved its worth in Bihar

The LJP, which had two seats in the outgoing assembly, won only one seat while the BJP emerged victorious in 74.

published on : 15th November 2020

Delay in finalising seat-sharing hurt 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar: Tariq Anwar

Senior Congress leader Tariq Anwar said the Bihar poll results were definitely below the party's expectations.

published on : 15th November 2020

COVID: Nearly 160 tonnes of biomedical waste generated during Bihar polls

On polling day, the workers would place two yellow-coloured dustbins per polling station for disposal of used masks, gloves and sanitiser bottles.

published on : 15th November 2020

Nitish Kumar has no option but to comply with BJP: Manoj Jha ahead of NDA meet in Patna

In the recently concluded Assembly polls, the BJP had won 74 seats, JD-U 43, while eight seats were won by two other NDA constituents.

published on : 15th November 2020

BJP eyes backward votes in Bihar, looks to groom Dalit leader from its ranks 

Within the BJP, the LJP’s source of strength is seen in its past to share power at the Centre in the absence of which it could face fragmentation. 

published on : 14th November 2020

Bihar polls 2020: RJD to move court if EC rejects recount plea

With wafer-thin loss in many seats, opposition party claims irregularities in the counting of polled postal ballots.

published on : 14th November 2020

Buzz on BJP naming veteran Dalit leader Kameshwar Chaupal as Deputy CM

Chaupal is one of the 15 members of a trust set up on the directions of the Supreme Court to construct a Ram temple at Ayodhya.

published on : 14th November 2020

Bihar vote count likely to continue till late in the night; counting not slow: Election Commission

To ensure social distancing norms put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the commission had increased the number of polling stations from nearly 65,000 in the 2015 assembly polls to 1.06 lakh.

published on : 10th November 2020

Can't remain silent spectator to situations: Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra on Bihar polls amid COVID

Chandra said though postal ballot facility was extended, any person wanting to cast vote at the polling station was free to do so.

published on : 7th November 2020

Nearly 46 per cent turnout till 3 pm in third phase of Bihar polls

The maximum turnout of 51.12 per cent till 3 pm has been recorded in Supaul district, and the minimum in Darbhanga.

published on : 7th November 2020

Nearly 35 per cent voting till 1 pm in third phase of Bihar polls

The maximum turnout of 40.15 per cent till 1 pm has been recorded in the Muzaffarpur district, and the minimum in Darbhanga.

published on : 7th November 2020

CPI MP criticises EC for not acting on complaint of poll code violation against PM Modi

CPI MP Binoy Viswam, in a letter to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on November 2, had highlighted a potential violation of the model code by the prime minister.

published on : 6th November 2020

PM Modi pens open letter, pitches for Nitish govt to ensure Bihar’s all-round development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was a matter of pride that the focus in Bihar polls has been on development.

published on : 5th November 2020

Asaduddin Owaisi's goodwill or winnability of Mahagathbandhan: Muslim votes hold key in Bihar's Seemanchal region

If there is certain unhappiness among them with the opposition alliance, there also seems to be a realisation that it remains their best bet.

published on : 5th November 2020
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