Tag: Bihar Assembly polls

HAM suffers jolt, core committee member resigns

HAM suffers jolt, core committee member resigns

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Hindustani Awam Morcha of Jitan Ram Manjhi received a jolt with a member of its core committee, Devendra Prasad Yadav resigning from the party today for its “surrendering in place of agreement over seat-sharing with NDA” in the forthcoming Bihar Assembly Polls. “I have sent my resignation to Manjhi,” Devendra Prasad Yadav told PTI and […]

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Owaisi will divide Muslim votes in Bihar and help BJP: Congress

Owaisi will divide Muslim votes in Bihar and help BJP: Congress

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hyderabad: Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao on Sunday lashed out at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi over his decision to contest the Bihar Assembly polls, saying that he would divide the Muslim votes and help the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the electoral battle. “We will fight elections as a secular party. […]

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EC transfers Bihar Home Secy, 7 DMs, 9 district police chiefs ahead of polls

EC transfers Bihar Home Secy, 7 DMs, 9 district police chiefs ahead of polls

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The EC further ordered the Bihar Chief Secretary to ensure the transferred officials are “not posted to any election-related post”.  In a major reshuffle in the run-up to the Bihar assembly polls, the Election Commission on Friday transferred the state’s Home Secretary, nine District Magistrates and seven district police heads from their posts. The EC […]

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Why SuMo might have to wrestle for power in Bihar

Why SuMo might have to wrestle for power in Bihar

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sushil Modi is a worried man after BJP decided not to declare a CM candidate for the Assembly polls Patna : BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi — better known these days as SuMo to rhyme with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s NaMo — is seemingly a worried man ever since his party made it clear that there […]

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Bihar elections: JD(U) counters BJP with ‘Parcha Par Charcha’

Bihar elections: JD(U) counters BJP with ‘Parcha Par Charcha’

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The pamphlets would also highlight how PM Narendra Modi had “failed to fulfill his promise” of bringing black money back. Much along the lines of the BJP’s successful ‘Chai Pe Charcha’ campaign in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the JD(U) is set to launch ‘Parcha Par Charcha’ ahead of the Bihar Assembly […]

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First-time voters may hold key to Bihar Assembly polls

First-time voters may hold key to Bihar Assembly polls

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The Bihar Assembly polls are likely to witness slugfest between RJD-JDU-Congress-NCP and BJP-LJP-RLSP-HAM alliances. The youth and women voters, especially around 24 lakh first time voters, may hold key to decide fate of candidates in two-cornered polls in the state. The inclination of new voters will be crucial amid the slogans like communal […]

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Lalu-Nitish tie-up would come a cropper in Bihar polls: Ram Vilas Paswan

Lalu-Nitish tie-up would come a cropper in Bihar polls: Ram Vilas Paswan

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

FAIZABAD (UP): Ridiculing Lalu-Nitish alliance for the Bihar Assembly polls scheduled for later this year, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the combine alliance will fail and NDA along with LJP will garner three- fourth majority. Asked to comment on the new tie-up between RJD and the JD(U), the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, […]

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Bihar Assembly polls: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal joins BJP

Bihar Assembly polls: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal joins BJP

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal today joined BJP, ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, at a party function here. At a function held at the BJP its office here, the party’s state unit chief Mangal Pandey and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Nandkishore Yadav welcomed Jaiswal in the saffron party. Speaking on the occasion, the […]

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BJP to decide on NDA’s CM candidate for Bihar: LJP

BJP to decide on NDA’s CM candidate for Bihar: LJP

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Amid growing chorus as to who will be NDA’s face to take on incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar in the Bihar assembly polls, Lok Janshakti party president Ramvilas Paswan said on Thursday the decision in this matter lies with senior coalition partner BJP. “Being the senior coalition partner, it is for the BJP to […]

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BJP’s defeat in Bihar elections will impact national politics, says CPI’s D Raja

BJP’s defeat in Bihar elections will impact national politics, says CPI’s D Raja

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bhubaneswar: Accusing NDA of “undermining” Parliamentary democracy and concentrating all powers in the Prime Minister’s hands, the CPI on Wednesday said BJP must be defeated in Bihar assembly polls. “Ever since BJP-led NDA came to power, Parliamentary democracy has been considerably undermined while all powers are concentrated with Prime Minister…this is dangerous,” CPI National Secretary D Raja told reporters. Asking BJP […]

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