Opposition offers to field Chirag Paswan’s mother in Rajya Sabha prestige battle

The opposition party is apparently aiming to drive a wedge between the BJP and the LJP in a bid to distance the Dalit community from the ruling NDA.

published on : 30th November 2020

Tejashwi Yadav slams Nitish Kumar over deteriorating law and order

This comes a day after an aide of Janata Dal-United legislator Amarendra Pandey died on Saturday in Gopalganj after unidentified miscreants opened fire at him and two others.

published on : 29th November 2020

Rebel LJP may lose lone Rajya Sabha seat as efforts to persuade JDU fail

If NDA sources are to be believed, the LJP will lose the only Rajya Sabha seat which has fallen vacant post Ram Vilas Paswan’s death. 

published on : 27th November 2020

Horse trading in Bihar Assembly: Probe ordered into Lalu's audio clip

The jail IG said he ordered an inquiry after himself hearing the purported audio clip of the conversation between Prasad and the NDA MLA in Bihar.

published on : 26th November 2020

BJP's Vijay Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar Assembly amid Opposition ruckus

Sinha, who was the candidate of the ruling NDA, got 126 votes as against 114 polled in favour of RJDs Awadh Bihari Chaudhary who was fielded by the opposition Grand Alliance.

published on : 25th November 2020

NDA, Mahagathbandhan candidates file nomination for Speaker post of Bihar Assmebly

The NDA has declared BJP MLA Bijay Sinha's name as the candidate while Mahagathbandhan has declared RJD MLA Awadh Bihari Chaudhary as its candidate for the Speaker post.

published on : 24th November 2020

First session of newly-constituted Bihar Legislative Assembly from Monday

In order to combat COVID-19 spread, physical distancing would be maintained in the sitting arrangements of legislators and wearing masks has been made compulsory for those attending the session.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Bihar poll results show Congress should be accommodative: NCP leader Praful Patel

In recently-held Bihar polls, the BJP-JD(U) combine managed to retain power by defeating the RJD-led grand alliance in a tight contest.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Tejashwi faces corruption charges, must not become leader of Opposition: JD(U)

The JD(U)'s demand came two days after party leader Mewa Lal Chaudhary resigned as the state's education minister over a corruption taint.

published on : 22nd November 2020

No Muslim face in Nitish team, 57 per cent of ministers have criminal cases against them

In the recent elections, 19 Muslim MLAs, including eight from RJD, five from AIMIM, four from Congress and one each from BSP and CPI-ML (Liberation), were elected.

published on : 19th 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

Graft-tainted JDU minister is ‘clean’ Nitish Kumar’s first hurdle in Bihar

Mewa Lal Chaudhary figures among over 45 others as accused in a case of irregularities involving appointment of assistant professors when he was the V-C of the Bihar Agricultural University.

published on : 18th 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

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

Videos, not Twitter: Here's how social media shaped the narrative in Bihar elections

Every public meeting is now available online along with professionally-made short clips designed to catch people's attention.

published on : 14th November 2020
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