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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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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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Bihar polls will be won hands down, says BJP

Bihar polls will be won hands down, says BJP

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said his party would win the elections in Bihar hands down as there was no political alternative to it. We will win hands down. There is no alternative to the BJP there(Bihar). Let the Samajwadi Party divide their secular votes and we have our Hindutava votes, Swamy told […]

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Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Unsure of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar remaining together till Bihar polls, says Chirag Paswan

Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Unsure of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar remaining together till Bihar polls, says Chirag Paswan

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lok Janshakti Party(LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Tuesday said he was unsure Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) and the Janata Dal United(JDU) staying the course together till the end of the assembly polls in Bihar. “First the NCP got separated, then the Samajwadi Party(SP). As elections are approaching, they(Mahagthbandhan) is disintegrating one by one. There is no mutual understanding […]

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Bihar SP Picks on Nitish over Congress ‘Tilt’

Bihar SP Picks on Nitish over Congress ‘Tilt’

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Giving yet another jolt to the grand alliance in Bihar, the Samajwadi Party on Monday said that it would contest all the 243 Assembly seats in Bihar. The party had recently shut its door on the secular grand alliance in the state. The party would field its candidates in all 243 seats, said SP […]

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Bihar elections: Six Left parties project a new front

Bihar elections: Six Left parties project a new front

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Six Left parties on Monday projected themselves as an alternative bloc to the BJP-led NDA and a JD(U)-RJD-Congress combine in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls. As they agreed to fight 228 of the 243 seats, the bloc’s move could further scatter the non-NDA votes. The Left’s announcement comes close on the heels of Samajwadi Party […]

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SP’s Bihar unit to ‘Netaji’: ‘Lalu, Nitish treat us as untouchables’

SP’s Bihar unit to ‘Netaji’: ‘Lalu, Nitish treat us as untouchables’

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mulayam reportedly told SP’s Bihar unit chief that ‘the eldest in the family has to face most difficulties’. His unanimous approval as the chief of Janata Parivar notwithstanding, Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav’s supporters from the party’s Bihar unit are slowly opening up to “ill-treatments” by the Parivar’s other two significants, Nitish Kumar and […]

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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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2014 Lok Sabha polls: Nitish Kumar’s Third front seems real with 10 parties in a show of unity

2014 Lok Sabha polls: Nitish Kumar’s Third front seems real with 10 parties in a show of unity

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi / Lucknow: A non-Congress, non-BJP grouping is taking shape, the contours of which are expected to become clearer during the upcoming Parliament session, when about 10 parties plan to hold a joint press conference in New Delhi in a show of unity ahead of general elections. Leaders of AIADMK, Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal […]

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