Tag: Bihar Assembly

Nielsen Opinion Poll for Bihar elections: Nitish Kumar is more favourable CM than Sushil Modi

Nielsen Opinion Poll for Bihar elections: Nitish Kumar is more favourable CM than Sushil Modi

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The grand coalition was projected to win 129 seats in the 243-member Bihar Assembly, according to our Survey conducted two months ago. However, this time around, the Opinion Poll has predicted that the Nitish Kumar-led association is set to lose seven seats thereby dropping down to 122. According to the Opinion Poll, the BJP-led combine […]

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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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Bihar coalition: CPI, CPI(M) non-committal

Bihar coalition: CPI, CPI(M) non-committal

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar indicated on Monday that the Communist Party of India would be part of the Janata Dal (United)-Rashtriya Janata Dal combine, the Left party said no decision had been taken as yet. “Our primary objective is to defeat the BJP and also strengthen the Left,” said CPI national secretary […]

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Paswan, Shahnawaz join Sushil Modi Iftar party

Paswan, Shahnawaz join Sushil Modi Iftar party

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Union minister Ramvilas Paswan today joined the Iftar party hosted by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi. Senior BJP leaders Shahnawaz Hussain, leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly Nand Kishore Yadav, new entrant to BJP from JD(U) Monazir Hassan and LJP MP Chirag Paswan were prominent among those present on the occasion. Expelled JD(U) leader […]

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Aug 21 bypolls to be acid test for JD(U), RJD ties

Aug 21 bypolls to be acid test for JD(U), RJD ties

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With the Election Commission (EC) announcing on Saturday that the by-election for 10 Bihar assembly seats will be held on August 21, stage is set for the first major test of ties between the RJD and JD(U). With Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar becoming strong advocates of alliance of secular and social justice forces […]

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Woman, teenager killed as police open fire on protestors in Bihar

Woman, teenager killed as police open fire on protestors in Bihar

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two persons were killed and five others injured on Saturday when police opened fire on demonstrator who were protesting against the alleged misbehaviour by the men in uniform against women during a search operation in Bihar’s Aurangabad district. Zonal Inspector-General (IG) Kundan Krishnan said a woman and a 12-year-old boy were killed in the incident […]

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25,679 families to get plots in Bihar

25,679 families to get plots in Bihar

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar government will provide three-decimal plots to 25,679 landless Mahadalit families under a scheme launched five years ago, the Bihar Assembly was informed. Out of 2.46 lakh landless Mahadalit families identified for getting three decimal plots for housing under a scheme launched in 2009-10, 2.21 lakh families have been distributed plots till 2013-14, Revenue […]

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JD(U) MLA shoots off letter against tie-up with RJD

JD(U) MLA shoots off letter against tie-up with RJD

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Amid indications of a tie-up between JD(U) and RJD for Bihar Assembly elections next year, a JD(U) legislator has shot off a letter to the party opposing it.“I have written a letter to state JD(U) President Basistha Narayan Singh expressing strong reservation against the tie-up with RJD against whose ‘jungle raj’ (lawlessness) we came […]

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Kids’ day in Assembly

Kids’ day in Assembly

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Children of government schools were invited to watch proceedings of the Bihar Assembly during its sessions. The purpose was to educate them about the legislative business. During the Monsoon Session of the House, students of Shaheed Ramanand Ram Govind Singh High School, Punpun and Kasturba Residential School, Danapur and Patna Sadar were given the opportunity […]

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25,679 Mahadalit Landless Families to Get Plots in Bihar

25,679 Mahadalit Landless Families to Get Plots in Bihar

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna:  The Bihar government will provide three-decimal plots to the remaining 25,679 landless Mahadalit families under a scheme launched five years ago, the Bihar Assembly was informed today.Out of 2.46 lakh landless Mahadalit families identified for getting three decimal plots for housing under a scheme launched in 2009-10, 2.21 lakh families have been distributed plots […]

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