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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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Bihar CM challenges BJP for open debate on jungle raj and development

Bihar CM challenges BJP for open debate on jungle raj and development

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday challenged the BJP, which has been claiming that crime has increased and jungle raj is prevailing in the state for an open debate from any platform. “It has become a fashion for people to say that there is jungle raj in Bihar and since the time I […]

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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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Samajwadi Party, NCP Form Alliance to Contest Bihar Polls Together

Samajwadi Party, NCP Form Alliance to Contest Bihar Polls Together

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA:  Samajwadi Party (SP) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today announced entering into alliance for the coming Bihar assembly elections and claimed they were in talks with some other anti-BJP and anti-Congress regional parties. The alliance was announced at a joint press meet by SP Secretary General Kiranmoy Nanda and NCP General Secretary Tariq Anwar […]

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Congress leader Rajiv Shukla confident of winning Bihar election

Congress leader Rajiv Shukla confident of winning Bihar election

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kanpur: Congress leader Rajiv Shukla exuded confidence that the grand alliance of RJD, JDU and Congress will form the next government in Bihar and said the NDA partners were still squabbling for seats. Shukla was in the city to the inspect the preparation at Green Park stadium, which is scheduled to host an ODI of […]

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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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In Asaduddin Owaisi’s Bihar War Cry, A Worry For Anti-BJP Alliance

In Asaduddin Owaisi’s Bihar War Cry, A Worry For Anti-BJP Alliance

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA / HYDERABAD:  The anti-BJP ‘Grand Alliance’ in Bihar has one more thing to worry about for the coming Assembly polls. The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM), led by Asaduddin Owaisi, announced on Saturday that it would contest the elections in the Seemanchal region of the state, leading to speculation that the bid could split […]

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Sonia Gandhi constitutes panels for Bihar polls

Sonia Gandhi constitutes panels for Bihar polls

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday constituted a 19-member pradesh election committee (PEC) and 11-member pradesh manifesto committee (PMC) for assembly elections in Bihar. As per the list released by Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi in New Delhi, the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) president Ashok Choudhary will head the PEC while former BPCC […]

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Thanks to Lalu Prasad Yadav, BJP-led NDA may sweep the polls

Thanks to Lalu Prasad Yadav, BJP-led NDA may sweep the polls

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In Bihar all bets are off; outside the state heavy betting is on. With the election commission ready to announce the schedule for Assembly polls, the two major alliances appear to be walking on shifting sands of politics, blurring the battlelines that were visible till a few weeks ago and obfuscating the outcome. On Monday, […]

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Congress to stake claim on 5 seats in Bhagalpur, Banka dists

Congress to stake claim on 5 seats in Bhagalpur, Banka dists

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bhagalpur: Dissatisfied with seat-sharing between the JD(U)-RJD-Congress, Bhagalpur district unit of the Congress Party has stepped up its claim to contest from at least five out of 11 seats in Bhagalpur and Banka districts. The five assembly constituencies from where Congress wants to contest are – Bihpur and Nathnagar in Bhagalpur district and Amarpur in […]

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