Tag: Patna Sahib

Shatrughan Sinha, Advani, MM Joshi may be dropped from list of BJP campaigners for Bihar polls: Sources

Shatrughan Sinha, Advani, MM Joshi may be dropped from list of BJP campaigners for Bihar polls: Sources

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ahead of the Bihar polls, there might be some problems in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) camp. According to sources, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha has been dropped from the campaigners list for the assembly polls. Sources also say that other senior leaders like LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi have also been dropped from the […]

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Bihar polling percentage is 51.39 per cent, says EC

Bihar polling percentage is 51.39 per cent, says EC

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission today came out with the final polling figures for the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar that had gone to polls on Thursday, revising the voting percentage downward to 51.39 per cent from 54.04 per cent declared provisionally. Jehanabad witnessed the maximum voting at 56.58 per cent followed by Patliputra with 56.34 per cent. Buxar saw 54.46 per cent […]

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Cash & liquor beat code of conduct

Cash & liquor beat code of conduct

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: That India’s general election is about more than campaigns and rallies has been proved by the tactics employed across the country by candidates, who have trotted out cash, alcohol, saris, wristwatches and even biryani to lure voters into backing them at the ballot box.Despite the Election Commission’s vigil to prevent the use of […]

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Shatrughan Sinha to receive IIFA award in US

Shatrughan Sinha to receive IIFA award in US

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: It was certainly a good news for ‘Shotgun’ Shatrughan Sinha who is busy campaigning for parliamentary election to Patna Sahib seat. The Bihari Babu will be honoured with the 15th IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) award on April 26 at the Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Bay (Florida), US, for his ‘outstanding contribution to Indian […]

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Parveen invites Shotgun for open debate

Parveen invites Shotgun for open debate

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Toeing the line of her party founder Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party’s Patna Sahib candidate Parveen Amanullah has invited BJP candidate Shatrughan Sinha for an ‘open debate’ on the issues concerning the people of the constituency. Kejriwal had invited Narendra Modi for a debate on Gujarat development. In a letter written to Shotgun, the […]

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Shatrughan contests opposition charge of irregulat visit

Shatrughan contests opposition charge of irregulat visit

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha today rubbished opposition charge that he rarely visited his constituency Patna Sahib and insisted that he was a native of Patna and more concerned about the place than anybody else. “Check the record from my office or airport on how many times I come to Patna…I come here almost four times in a month,” Sinha […]

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117 candidates in fray for Bihar’s second phase of LS elections

117 candidates in fray for Bihar’s second phase of LS elections

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Altogether 117 candidates remained in fray for the seven of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, which will go into the second phase, after the deadline for withdrawing nominations got over on Saturday. The seven seats Munger, Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Ara, Buxar and Jehanabad will go to polls on April 17. Among […]

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All polling stations in Bihar to be no smoking zones

All polling stations in Bihar to be no smoking zones

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar has become second state after Jammu & Kashmir to have ordered that all the polling booths be made smokeless zones. Additional chief electoral officer (CEO) R Lakshmanan on Saturday instructed all district electoral officers-cum-district magistrates to ensure prohibition of smoking at booths since they are public places. Section 4 of COTPA, it may […]

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Misa Bharti, builder Anil Sharma file nominations

Misa Bharti, builder Anil Sharma file nominations

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and Bhojpuri actor Kunal Singh were among 39 candidates who filed nominations for different constituencies of Bihar today. While Bharti filed nomination from Patliputra seat, Kunal Singh entered into fray on Congress ticket from neighbouring Patna Sahib seat, according to Election Commission sources. RJD president Lalu Prasad […]

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Bhojpuri actor Kunal ready for poll battle against Shatrughan Sinha

Bhojpuri actor Kunal ready for poll battle against Shatrughan Sinha

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Noted Bhojpuri actor Kunal Singh, who has filed nomination for Patna Sahib seat as Congress candidate, on Tuesday said for all the respect he has for “elder brother” Shatrughan Sinha, he would make all efforts to win the electoral battle against him for the sake of different ideologies. “Even fight between father and son is […]

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