Bihar Assembly Polls

‘Future bleak, allies in states will grow at the cost of Congress’

The weakening of the party will result in more political space being available for regional parties, said a former Congress chief minister requesting anonymity. 

published on : 17th 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

Bihar polls 2020: Left parties claim irregularities in final stages of vote counting

The three Left parties -- Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) -- won an impressive 16 of the 29 seats they contested in the Bih

published on : 11th November 2020

Bihar polls: NDA bags 12 of 18 seats where Yogi Adityanath campaigned

Political observers feel that Yogi Adityanath could connect with people of the neighbouring state with ease due to his connection to Gorakhpur district which borers Bihar. 

published on : 11th 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

Bihar elections 2020: Poll worker dies on duty due to heart attack in Muzaffarpur

The family of Kedar Rai, who was deployed at voting centre number 190 in Katra, will be given an ex-gratia of Rs 15 lakh.

published on : 7th November 2020

Vote for development of Bihar: BJP chief JP Nadda appeals to people as final-phase polling begins

Nadda said that 'people should ensure their participation in grand festival of democracy while keeping COVID related precautions in mind'.

published on : 7th November 2020

Vote in maximum numbers, set record: PM Narendra Modi's appeal to Bihar voters

Polling is underway in 78 assembly constituencies of Bihar in the third and final phase of state elections on Saturday in which 2.35 crore voters are eligible to decide the fate of 1,204 candidates.

published on : 7th November 2020

‘People of Bihar want Nitish more than others’ 

RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and LJP’s Chirag Paswan linked the statement to the CM’s indirect acceptance of defeat in the polls.

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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