Independents form maximum chunk with over 500 candidates filing papers; state election commission to complete scrutiny of nominations today
Anand further said, “Days are not far when Urdu translators will be appointed in every police station.
By-elections to two seats in Bihar where polling is due on November 3, was billed as a test of strength of the ruling grand alliance in the state led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Prashant Kishor claims Nitish in touch with BJP, says don't be surprised if he joins hands with it again
The Janata Dal (United) slammed Kishor, with KC Tyagi noting that the Bihar chief minister has publicly announced that he will never again in his life join hands with the BJP.
CPIML(L) leader said leaders of allies of the grand alliance can be offered posts in commissions for human rights, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, women and public service.
BJP is likely to appoint the next party chief in Bihar from the Schedule Castes (SCs) or the extremely backward classes (EBCs).
Seven parties are together in Bihar and the BJP is all alone, the Janata Dal (United) leader said, adding that the BJP can't win in the elections.
Keen watchers of politics are likely to be interested in the manner in which Shah breaks his silence over the matter.
'Nitish-Akhilesh tie-up can beat BJP in UP': JDU indicates new political equation in Hindi heartland
JD(U) president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan also claimed that the party's workers in UP want Kumar, the de facto leader, to contest the next Lok Sabha polls in the adjoining state.
Kishor shot to fame in 2014 when his company IPAC handled the spectacularly successful campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then the Gujarat CM
Mandal, grandson of BP Mandal, has been holding the post of state JD (U) spokesperson since 2016.
Samajwadi Party leader IP Singh, the man behind the banner, said Saturday Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have a history of initiating events that change the course of the country's politics.
Jaiswal claimed that the population growth rate in Kishanganj and Araria districts was the 'highest in the world', due to the alleged high rate of influx of 'Bangladeshi infiltrators'.
Kumar’s response comes at a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sharpened its attack on his efforts to unite the Opposition parties.
JD-U MLC and spokesperson Neeraj Kumar said it is shocking how the Centre discriminated against Bihar after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar walked out of the NDA.
It is time for the Left parties, the Congress and all regional parties to come together to form a united opposition, Kumar said amid speculation that his party is eying the leadership role for him.
Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar is likely to meet several Opposition leaders including the NCP's Sarad Pawar, the AAP's Arvind Kejriwal and JDS supremo H D Kumaraswamy.
Kumar made the averment in Patna while addressing a meeting of the state executive of his JD(U), which was followed shortly afterwards by the national executive.
Mohammad Abdul Nasir is the lone Manipur MLA left in the JD(U) but speculations are rife that he would follow suit.
The five deserters are Khumukcham Joykisan Singh, Ngursangiur Sanate, Md Achab Uddin, Thangjam Arunkumar and LM Khaute.