Bihar election 2020

Bihar council polls: JD(U), BJP, CPI win 2 seats each; Congress, Independent bag 1

The polling for the seats, which fell vacant in May, was deferred by a few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic and held on October 22.

published on : 14th November 2020

Mahagathbandan could not get majority due to Congress' weak show: Tariq Anwar

"We must accept the truth. Due to the weak performance of Congress, Bihar was left out of the Grand Alliance Government. MIM's entry into Bihar is not auspicious sign," Anwar said in a tweet.

published on : 12th November 2020

LJP sinks but brings JD(U) down; ruling party says Nitish targeted as part of 'sinister' campaign

Paswan's party has, however, been instrumental in the JD(U)'s loss in at least 30 seats, as per the latest trends made public by the Election Commission.

published on : 10th November 2020

RJD negates poll trends, says Grand Alliance will form govt in Bihar

"We are in touch with our candidates and workers from all areas and the information received from them tells that results will go in our favour," the Lalu Prasad-led party said in a tweet.

published on : 10th November 2020

EVMs absolutely robust and tamper-proof: Election Commission

Deputy Election Commissioner in-charge of EVMs recalled that in 2017, the commission had offered an "EVM challenge" to political parties.

published on : 10th November 2020

Left parties look to gain in Bihar, leading in 18 of 29 seats

In 2010, only the CPI managed to win a seat in Bihar while in 2015, the CPI-ML (Liberation) grabbed three seats as the other two Left parties drew a blank.

published on : 10th November 2020

NDA ahead in more than half of 243 seats of Bihar

As trends from all 243 seats became available, the NDA constituents were ahead in 125, with BJP candidates leading the table in 72 seats and the JD(U) in only 47.

published on : 10th November 2020

'Losing to COVID-19': JDU's KC Tyagi concedes defeat two hours into counting

Tyagi further criticised the role of Chirag Paswan's Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) by saying, "LJP has played a negative role, it has no existence in Bihar's politics now."

published on : 10th 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

No bail for Lalu before counting day as plea in Dumka treasury case deferred to November 27

The case pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from Dumka treasury when Prasad was the chief minister of undivided Bihar.

published on : 6th November 2020

Sonakshi on brother Luv Sinha contesting Bihar polls: We need youth and good people

Sonakshi shared a string of Instagram pictures showing Luv with their mother Poonam Sinha and also Congress party workers.

published on : 17th October 2020