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Ghouse exposes MIM-BJP secret alliance, calls Asad Owaisi as Junior Modi

Ghouse exposes MIM-BJP secret alliance, calls Asad Owaisi as Junior Modi

| January 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

MIM senior leader and ex-Corporator Mohammed Ghouse said that MIM as “Modi in Mask” and Asaduddin Owaisi as “Junior Modi”. He said MIM has contested elections in Maharashtra, Bihar and other places only to benefit the BJP and other communal forces. He said that the Congress would seek vote on the basis of development and […]

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Bihar polls: Upper castes get lion’s share in BJP’s first list

Bihar polls: Upper castes get lion’s share in BJP’s first list

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s first list of 43 candidates released on Tuesday night for the five phased Bihar election has seen upper castes getting at least 19 seats, a number that is disproportionate to their numerical strength in Bihar. The upper caste is believed to be about 15-odd percent of Bihar’s population, but they have […]

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Romance over? Aspirational allies of BJP spar over seats ahead of Bihar polls

Romance over? Aspirational allies of BJP spar over seats ahead of Bihar polls

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two days ago it looked like that the BJP leadership in Bihar had amicably settled seat sharing negotiations with three of its allies – Ram Vilas Paswan of LJP, Upendra Kushwaha of RLSP and Jitan Ram Manjhi of HAM – but it is now proving to be a bit of a bumpy ride. The alliance partners are now fighting over who […]

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Marathi auto permit row: Expect PM Modi to remain silent on this, says Lalu

Marathi auto permit row: Expect PM Modi to remain silent on this, says Lalu

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Taking a swing at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Maharashtra government’s decision to issue new auto rickshaw permits only to those who know Marathi, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad said here on Wednesday, that he expected the Prime Minister to remain silent over the issue, implying that the latter will never raise his […]

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Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Top 7 BJP chief minister aspirants for the top job

Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Top 7 BJP chief minister aspirants for the top job

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi/Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has sealed the seat sharing deal but didn’t announce who will be their chief ministerial candidate in the high-voltage Bihar Assembly Elections 2015. There are many aspirants for the chief ministerial post in the NDA and BJP. The BJP has long list of leaders who want […]

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NDA a divided and sulking house in Bihar, says Congress

NDA a divided and sulking house in Bihar, says Congress

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Congress Party on Wednesday described the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as a divided and sulking house in Bihar. “The NDA is totally divided in Bihar. Earlier, it boasted that that they have reached a settlement with their allies over seat sharing, but now, no one seems to be happy,” Congress leader P L Punia told […]

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Over Rs 34 Lakh Cash, 11,580 Litre of Illegal Liquor Seized

Over Rs 34 Lakh Cash, 11,580 Litre of Illegal Liquor Seized

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the special drive ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, unaccounted cash of over Rs 34 lakh was seized from across the state today in addition to 11,580 litres of illegal liquor. Briefing reporters about the outcome of the drive during the day, Additional Chief Electoral Officer (ACEO) R Lakshamanan said Rs 29,50,000 […]

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College Professor booked for sexual harassment

College Professor booked for sexual harassment

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna, Sept 16: A student of Patna Women’s College (PWC) on Tuesday, Sept 15 lodged a complaint of sexual harassment against a male teacher of Department of Mass Communication with the college principal. After getting disappointment over the non-cooperation by the college, some students have started raising their voices through WhatsApp groups. One of the […]

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Four days ahead of Rahul’s Bihar visit, Congress opens 24X7 war room to intensify its election campaign

Four days ahead of Rahul’s Bihar visit, Congress opens 24X7 war room to intensify its election campaign

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Four days ahead of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to West Champaran to open his campaign trail for Bihar assembly polls with a public rally at Ramnagar on September 19, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) on Tuesday opened a 24X7 war room at its headquarters Sadaqat Ashram here to intensify its election campaign […]

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Suspense over Manjhi contesting assembly election

Suspense over Manjhi contesting assembly election

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna / Gaya : Suspense appears to have become a key word in the pre election scenario in Bihar. After giving BJP a run for its money during the seat sharing negotiations and almost schizophrenic vacillations, former CM and HAM(S) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi is now keeping everybody guessing about his own electoral plans. Sources […]

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