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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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JD(U), CPI to continue working together

JD(U), CPI to continue working together

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The former Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader, Nitish Kumar, met the leadership of the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday during his first visit to the Capital after the general elections. Both parties had a seat-sharing arrangement in Bihar and fared badly, with the JD(U) picking up two seats and the […]

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Bihar’s gangsters, their wives in the fray in Lok Sabha elections

Bihar’s gangsters, their wives in the fray in Lok Sabha elections

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even as the Election Commission tries its best to clean up the electoral system, the reality remains that contesting elections involve a lot of money and manpower. With winnnability being the main criteria, all parties give probity a go bye and go for candidates who are not only flush with funds but can be useful […]

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Kejriwal not a factor in Bihar: JD (U)

Kejriwal not a factor in Bihar: JD (U)

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Janata Dal (United) said here on Friday that the Aam Aadmi Party would was not a factor in Bihar, whose electoral dynamics were far removed from those in Delhi. “Arvind Kejriwal is not a factor in Bihar. Bihar is Bihar. You cannot link it to Delhi. Delhi’s broom [AAP’s symbol] will not work in […]

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7 killed in Bihar’s Maoist heartland

7 killed in Bihar’s Maoist heartland

| January 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

After yet another bout of abduction, extortion and murder in Bihar’s Maoist heartland, the police on Saturday recovered the bullet-riddled bodies of four persons kidnapped in Jamui district. Three persons belonging to the minority Ansari community were shot dead by the rebels from a village in the Jhajha block in the early hours of Friday. […]

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