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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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BJP in caste balancing act ahead of main show in Bihar

BJP in caste balancing act ahead of main show in Bihar

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for an end to caste-based politics in Bihar, a deep-rooted tussle in the BJP between upper caste and other backward caste (OBC) leaders, ahead of the assembly elections later this year, has put the saffron party in a dilemma. Perhaps realising the problem, Modi and party president Amit Shah […]

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Sharad Yadav slams BJP for holding caste conventions in Bihar

Sharad Yadav slams BJP for holding caste conventions in Bihar

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav today slammed Bhartiya Janta Party for holding various caste conventions in Bihar and accused it of doing dual politics on caste. Talking to UNI here, the veteran JD (U) leader said “first they were against certain castes and suddenly, their affection has grown for them. They have […]

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HAM leader Shakuni to meet Rajnath

HAM leader Shakuni to meet Rajnath

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) state president Shakuni Chaudhary will meet union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence in the national capital on Friday. The HAM leader plans to discuss the law and order and Bihar polls issues with the home minister. “I would be discussing the law and order issue of my constituency, which […]

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No more Modi wave? BJP may find it difficult to take on Nitish in Bihar

No more Modi wave? BJP may find it difficult to take on Nitish in Bihar

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Over the last few weeks, politics in election-bound Bihar has taken an interesting turn. One moment, it appears that the BJP is at an advantage, the next as if the party is far from sweeping that state. The BJP under Narendra Modi has never appeared to be under as much pressure as it is now. […]

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Ahead of Bihar elections, CM Nitish Kumar opens ‘war room’

Ahead of Bihar elections, CM Nitish Kumar opens ‘war room’

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has set up a ‘war room’ ahead of assembly elections on the advice of a former aide to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was one of the many ideas suggested by Prashant Kishore, who assisted Modi during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, a JD-U leader said. Kishore also asked […]

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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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Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD announce alliance, Nitish Kumar likely to lead

Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD announce alliance, Nitish Kumar likely to lead

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday announced that they will fight the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls in alliance. However, no consensus could be made on the issue of leadership. RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar met at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s Delhi residence to work […]

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RJD-JD (U) to contest Bihar Assembly polls together, no dispute on chief ministership: Ram Gopal Yadav

RJD-JD (U) to contest Bihar Assembly polls together, no dispute on chief ministership: Ram Gopal Yadav

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi, June 07 (ANI): In a major announcement ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, Samajwadi Party’s (SP) national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav, informed that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal United (JD-U) will fight the elections together. The announcement was made shortly after a Janata Parivar meeting concluded at SP chief […]

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Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi demands 60 seats from BJP

Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi demands 60 seats from BJP

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday asked BJP to spare 60 seats for his newly floated Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) in the state Assembly polls, scheduled to be held in September/October. According to sources, Manjhi has told the BJP leadership that his party will contest on 60 seats in the elections, dates […]

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