Bihar elections 2020

Forget assembly poll results and look ahead: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar tells JDU workers

The JDU could win only 43 seats in the October-November polls, down from 71 in the last elections in 2015.

published on : 10th January 2021

2020: Bihar went to polls amid COVID 19; NDA scraped through, Opposition came out stronger

Bihar also remained in news for the dramatic turn of events following Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide in Mumbai.

published on : 25th December 2020

After FIR against Lalu, Bihar BJP MLA Lallan Paswan seeks police cover

The MLA from Pirpaiti in Bhagalpur, claimed that he has the audio of conversation with Lalu Prasad, who is jailed in Ranchi. "He asked me to support the RJD and he will promote me in future," he said.

published on : 27th November 2020

Assembly polls decoded: BJP's strong shows tied to lesser Muslim MLAs

Take, for instance, the Karnataka elections in 2018 and Uttar Pradesh in 2017. In both states, the BJP did well and the number of Muslim MLAs dived.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn in as pro-tem Speaker of Bihar Assembly

A five-day inaugural session of the newly constituted assembly is scheduled to commence on November 23.

published on : 19th November 2020

Bihar defeat fallout: State Congress leaders offer resignation, demand comprehensive review of party's poor poll show

The sources said All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge for Bihar Shaktisinh Gohil and other leaders have sent their resignations to the party high-command.

published on : 19th November 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

What generosity! Sena taunts BJP over 'sacrifice' of giving CM's post to JD(U)

An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' also wondered how long Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold ground under the "burden of favour" and if he will take a new route.

published on : 18th November 2020

Nitish Kumar allocates portfolios among cabinet members, retains home

Deputy Chief Minister Tar Kishore Prasad was given finance, commercial tax, environment, forestry and climate change and information technology.

published on : 17th November 2020

Bihar rejected 'goonda raj', voted for development: JP Nadda

Inaugurating six party offices in Odisha, Nadda said the people of Bihar gave their "stamp of approval" to the development agenda of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

published on : 17th November 2020

Nitish Kumar BJP-nominated CM, tired and politically belittled: Prashant Kishor

Once a close aide of Kumar, Kishor was made the JD(U) vice president by the party chief, but his independent and often adversarial views soured their relations

published on : 16th November 2020

'Hope you remain NDA CM': Chirag's swipe in congratulating Nitish

Paswan also said that he was sending a copy of the LJP's manifesto to the 69-year-old chief minister so that he could work on some of the promises made in it.

published on : 16th November 2020

'NDA family will work together for progress of Bihar': PM Modi congratulates CM Nitish Kumar

In a tweet, Modi also assured the JD(U) leader of all possible support from the Centre for the state's welfare.

published on : 16th November 2020

Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM for fourth consecutive term; Renu Devi first woman deputy CM

The NDA has secured a 125-seat majority in the 243-seat strong Bihar Legislative Assembly of which BJP won on 74 seats, JD(U) on 43 while eight seats were won by two other NDA constituents.

published on : 16th November 2020

After poor show in Bihar polls, Karti Chidambaram pitches for introspection in Congress

He asserted that the high command was serious about introspection as well as a thorough analysis of the results.

published on : 16th November 2020
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