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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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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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NCP: Rahul Gandhi was disaster, Sharad Pawar better pick

NCP: Rahul Gandhi was disaster, Sharad Pawar better pick

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), in its general secretaries’ report for 2012-2015, has attacked the Congress, claiming that the projection of Rahul Gandhi was responsible for the UPA’s disastrous defeat in last year’s Lok Sabha polls. The party is also of the view that if the Congress had “broad-mindedly” projected Sharad Pawar, the results would […]

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BJP flays Nitish for Badhta Bihar slogan

BJP flays Nitish for Badhta Bihar slogan

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The state BJP on Friday took to tearing apart the Badhta Bihar’ slogan coined by the government to bring home the performance of CM Nitish Kumar, now that he has been accepted as the CM face of the ‘janata parivar’ and partners of its extended alliance Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Incidentally, even […]

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Congress surveys ‘winnable’ seats ahead of Bihar polls

Congress surveys ‘winnable’ seats ahead of Bihar polls

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seat-sharing discussions between partners Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United) may be at an early stage but the Congress has started identifying constituencies where it intends to contest the upcoming Bihar assembly elections. Having been told that it would be given a share of the 88 seats held by the BJP in […]

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Lalu ready to concede 19 seats to Congress, LJP, NCP in Bihar

Lalu ready to concede 19 seats to Congress, LJP, NCP in Bihar

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad may have come tantalisingly close to reviving the ‘grand secular pre-poll alliance’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, but he has to cede much ground to his prospective alliance partners now in Bihar. Gone is the contempt with which he treated others during 2009 elections. Instead, trusting his […]

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