Tag: Bihar Assembly elections

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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Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the special drive ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, unaccounted cash of over Rs 57 lakh was seized from across the state on Tuesday in addition to 23,432 litres of illegal liquor and one detonator. Briefing reporters about the outcome of the drive during the day, Additional Chief Election Officer R Lakshamanan […]

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Asaduddin Owaisi’s decision to contest from Seemanchal region in Bihar may upset JD(U)-RJD plans

Asaduddin Owaisi’s decision to contest from Seemanchal region in Bihar may upset JD(U)-RJD plans

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Putting speculations to rest, All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi announced his decision to contest Bihar Assembly Elections 2015 giving a fresh twist to the keenly contested elections. Owaisi will contest 25 assembly seats in the Seemanchal region of Bihar which has significant Muslim population. AIMIM chief had addressed a rally organised by the Samaji Insaaf […]

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Smaller parties in Bihar have big plans

Smaller parties in Bihar have big plans

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The announcement by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, led by Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, that it will contest the Bihar Assembly elections has put the spotlight on other smaller political forces in the fray hoping to play the spoiler for one or the other big alliance at play. The Samajwadi Party and the Nationalist Congress […]

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CBI told to delay Vyapam Scam investigations ahead of Bihar polls

CBI told to delay Vyapam Scam investigations ahead of Bihar polls

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bihar Assembly elections that are set to be held in October-November 2015, are perhaps the most important elections for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government, after the Lok Sabha elections of 2014, where they won a landslide victory. Is that why perhaps the centre is trying to stall the Central Bureau of Investigation’s probe […]

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Bihar polls is a tussle between ‘hawabaaz’ PM and ‘kamkazi’ CM: Congress

Bihar polls is a tussle between ‘hawabaaz’ PM and ‘kamkazi’ CM: Congress

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Congress today said the Bihar Assembly elections are a tussle between a ‘hawabaaz’ Prime Minister (PM resorting to empty talk) and a ‘kamkazi’ Chief Minister (competent CM). Targeting the NDA, party General Secretary C P Joshi said the plans of those seeking to remove Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would come to a nought […]

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NCP: Rahul Gandhi was disaster, Sharad Pawar better pick

NCP: Rahul Gandhi was disaster, Sharad Pawar better pick

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), in its general secretaries’ report for 2012-2015, has attacked the Congress, claiming that the projection of Rahul Gandhi was responsible for the UPA’s disastrous defeat in last year’s Lok Sabha polls. The party is also of the view that if the Congress had “broad-mindedly” projected Sharad Pawar, the results would […]

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Alliance in Bihar formidable, not easy for BJP, says H D Deve Gowda

Alliance in Bihar formidable, not easy for BJP, says H D Deve Gowda

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

BENGALURU: Former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda today said “secular” parties had formed a “formidable” alliance in Bihar and it would not be an easy task for the BJP to win the Assembly polls there. “The secular parties which have come together in Bihar are a formidable alliance. It is a […]

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Bihar election: BJP starts campaign, wins over Manjhi to its camp

Bihar election: BJP starts campaign, wins over Manjhi to its camp

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: The BJP began its full-scale preparation for the high-stakes Bihar assembly elections on Thursday by formally tying up with former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi. Manjhi, who has vowed to work for the defeat of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, is expected to add sections of scheduled castes to the social coalition BJP is […]

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Congress surveys ‘winnable’ seats ahead of Bihar polls

Congress surveys ‘winnable’ seats ahead of Bihar polls

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seat-sharing discussions between partners Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United) may be at an early stage but the Congress has started identifying constituencies where it intends to contest the upcoming Bihar assembly elections. Having been told that it would be given a share of the 88 seats held by the BJP in […]

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