Bihar Polls 2020

Record seizure of liquor in dry Bihar ahead of assembly elections, illegal gold, cash also found

Not just liquor, but a record seizure of unaccounted cash has also been reported by the department.

published on : 21st October 2020

If Nitish Kumar wins elections by mistake, Bihar will be ruined: Chirag Paswan

Paswan also said his party's manifesto is based on the vision of 'Bihar first Bihari first'.

published on : 21st October 2020

Blackmoney, inducements worth over Rs 35 crore seized in Bihar; exceed 2015 poll figures

As per data available till Monday, the Election Commission (EC) appointed expenditure monitoring teams have seized cash and other illegal inducements like liquor valued at Rs 35.26 crore.

published on : 21st October 2020

Ahead of Bihar polls, demand for bulletproof jackets, SUVs shoot up

During 2015 assembly elections, around 200 SUVs were made bulletproof while 20 were sent during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. 

published on : 21st October 2020

Bihar polls: Striking gold on poll debut tough task for ace shooter Shreyasi Singh

The 29-year-old ace shooter joined the BJP early this month and was soon nominated for the Jamui seat which votes in the first phase on October 28.

published on : 21st October 2020

INTERVIEW | Survivors of dynasty politics don't pose challenge to Nitish Kumar, says JDU working president Ashok Choudhary 

Choudhry, one of the closest aides of CM Nitish Kumar and the veteran face of political Dalit in Bihar, claimed that the NDA will win seats between 150 and 170. 

published on : 21st October 2020

Bihar polls: Large crowds at Tejashwi's rallies giving worries to NDA camp

Some poll analysts said that if NDA leaders continue parroting the same speeches, crowds wouldn’t arrive at their rallies.

published on : 21st October 2020

Some leaders used to misleading people: Nitish mocks RJD’s 10 lakh jobs sop

Bihar CM reminds voters that his government provided jobs to more than six lakh people in contrast to the complete ‘jungle raj’ during 15-year-rule of Lalu Prasad and his wife. 

published on : 21st October 2020

Bihar Mahagathbandhan unholy, unnatural alliance: BJP president JP Nadda

Branding the Congress party as "anti-national", Nadda said its leaders were praising Pakistan when an election is under way in India.

published on : 20th October 2020

'Anti-national' Congress lauding Pakistan when polls on in Bihar: Nadda

Nadda said since the main opposition party had nothing worth talking about the achievements of its past governments, it was busy extolling Pakistan.

published on : 20th October 2020

If I am inexperienced, why is BJP using full force against me, asks Tejashwi Yadav

The RJD leader also said the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's presence in Bihar on Tuesday will not be a challenge for him.

published on : 20th October 2020

Polls amid COVID-19: Government enhances expenditure limit of candidates

Over a month ago, the Election Commission had recommended a 10 per cent hike in expenditure for all elections to be held during the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 20th October 2020

What women want

How Shakti, a citizens’ collective, is recharging female polity on a national scale

published on : 20th October 2020

Bihar polls 2020: Parties flout SC fiat on mentioning cases against candidates in newspapers, social media

In a significant verdict on February 13, 2020, the Supreme Court had ruled that all political parties must publish the entire criminal history of candidates along with the reasons for fielding them.

published on : 20th October 2020

They may start own business in name of giving jobs: Bihar CM Nitish's dig at Tejashwi's employment promise

Addressing poll rallies at Gayas Sherghati and Aurangabads Rafiganj, Kumar said,"There are some people who know nothing but are promising these many jobs."

published on : 19th October 2020
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