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Bihar: BPCL likely to issue show cause notice to Tej Pratap Yadav over illegally acquired petrol pump

Bihar: BPCL likely to issue show cause notice to Tej Pratap Yadav over illegally acquired petrol pump

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bharat Petrolium Corporation Limited (BPCL) may issue a show cause notice to Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tej Pratap Yadav, who also happens to be Bihar’s health minister. The notice is reportedly in connection with a petrol pump, allegedly acquired illegally by the junior Yadav by misrepresenting land ownership deals. As per reports, the notice is […]

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Lalu and Raghuvansh differ on taking Owaisi in grand secular alliance

Lalu and Raghuvansh differ on taking Owaisi in grand secular alliance

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad and its national vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh are at loggerheads on the issue of inviting Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to join the grand secular alliance for Bihar assembly polls to counter the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Trouble in Lalu’s party began on Tuesday after Singh told […]

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RJD panel headed by Rabri Devi authorises hubby Lalu Prasad to select party candidates for Bihar polls

RJD panel headed by Rabri Devi authorises hubby Lalu Prasad to select party candidates for Bihar polls

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD’s state parliamentary board headed by former CM Rabri Devi on Tuesday unanimously authorised its national president Lalu Prasad to select party candidates for the Bihar assembly elections commencing from October 12. In another resolution, passed at its meeting held at a local hotel here, the parliamentary board also authorised Lalu Prasad for holding […]

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If BJP wins, Bihar will be biggest loser: CM Nitish Kumar

If BJP wins, Bihar will be biggest loser: CM Nitish Kumar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chief minister Nitish Kumar caused a flutter on Tuesday by saying that Bihar would be the “biggest loser” if he did not emerge victorious in the state’s upcoming polls. “Win or lose, who cares? If I lose, Bihar will be the bigger loser. What do I have to lose?” the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader said […]

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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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Congress reaches out to Lalu Yadav, RJD says Tejaswi will attend Champaran rally

Congress reaches out to Lalu Yadav, RJD says Tejaswi will attend Champaran rally

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Once reluctant to be seen with Lalu Prasad, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seems to have turned the page. He is now keen to have the RJD supremo attend his Champaran rally kickstarting the Congress’s Bihar election campaign on September 19. Gandhi, who did not share stage with the Yadav chieftain during the 2014 Lok Sabha […]

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Lalu eyes ‘safe’ seats for his sons in Bihar polls

Lalu eyes ‘safe’ seats for his sons in Bihar polls

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Even though the ruling Janata Dal -United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have agreed to contest 100 seats each in the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls, however, Lalu Prasad has set his sight on two of the ‘safe’ seats for his sons which was won by the JD-U in the 2010 polls. Lalu has […]

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EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: More than 25 per cent of Bihar’s 243 constituencies are vulnerable to the use of black money by candidates and their supporters for wooing voters. Additional chief electoral officer R Lakshmanan on Thursday said EC has identified 62 such constituencies which are spread over 25 districts. “We are keeping a close watch on movement […]

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