India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday August 1, 2015
The latest political battle in Bihar as the state heads for Assembly elections is over special economic status for the state.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday July 26, 2015
A day the controversy over his meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP politician and former actor Shatrughan Sinha said while he was happy being with the BJP, he could not predict if he would be "thrown out tomorrow".
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta and Anurag Dwary | Saturday July 25, 2015
In what is likely to start a fresh war of words between the BJP and Shiv Sena, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has criticised Prime Minister Modi's move to promise a bigger than Rs 50,000 financial package for Bihar ahead of assembly elections in the state.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Saturday July 25, 2015
At a rally in Muzaffarpur today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the BJP campaign for the coming assembly elections in Bihar, which will be held by October.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday July 25, 2015
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit the campaign trail in Bihar, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has announced that it is sending a team to the election-bound state with a specific "anti-BJP, anti-PM Modi" brief.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Saturday July 25, 2015
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Patna this morning to power up his party's campaign for the Bihar Assembly elections due by October, his BJP's chief rival, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, threw him a challenge in comments loaded with sarcasm.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Janata Dal (U) today alleged BJP was trying to "bribe" voters ahead of Bihar assembly polls by distributing sarees and 'gamchas' and his party along with Congress and constituents of Janata Parivar will take up the matter with the EC.
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to use a bicycle during his campaign in the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar. This comes after the BJP's announced using a hi-tech Rath (chariot), while Mr Kumar's ally, Lalu Prasad has decided to use TumTum (horse-cart) as their vehicles for the election campaign.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release 'Vision 2050' for Indian agriculture prepared by the country's premier agriculture research institute in Patna on July 25, said Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today. This is also the first time that celebrations of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) foundation day will be orga...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday July 16, 2015
BJP president Amit Shah launches his party's campaign for the crucial Bihar Assembly election today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
The Janata Parivar alliance formed by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and former chief minister Lalu Prasad with the Congress and other parties has proved to be a damp squib, said BJP President Amit Shah today.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Friday July 10, 2015
Months before assembly elections are held in Bihar, challenger BJP has bested the Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav combine in elections to 24 seats in the Bihar Legislative Council, by winning 13 seats along with allies.
Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday July 1, 2015
A beaming Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy of the Congress said his party's victory in the Aruvikkara by-election today clearly indicates that the United Democratic Front or UDF that it leads will return to power in next year's assembly elections.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday June 30, 2015
With considerable ease, the ruling BJP has defeated the Congress in an important by-election in Madhya Pradesh at a time when the government is accused of a major corruption scam by the Opposition.
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Thursday June 25, 2015
If the BJP has its petrol-driven rath for campaigning, RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come up with a perfect foil: the horse drawn carriage locally called "Tumtum". And the poor man's rath, he insists, will remind people of the broken promises of the Narendra Modi government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Playing up the Dalit card, former Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Jitan Ram Manjhi today sought the community's vote in the upcoming Assembly polls while referring to his "insult" by Chief Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday June 17, 2015
It may be just 20 km away from the Secretariat, but is considered among the most backward constituencies of Kerala's capital. The Arruvikkara Constituency is headed for a highly charged bypoll on June 26, billed as the first three-cornered bye-election in Kerala.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 13, 2015
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has advised BJP president Amit Shah to practice yoga regularly rather than do politics over it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah today held talks with Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) head Ram Vilas Paswan as BJP-led NDA today decided to jointly campaign in Bihar assembly polls, slated later this, to take on the Janata Parivar spearheaded by JD(U)-RJD combine.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday June 8, 2015
In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Lalu Prasad calls Nitish Kumar his "chhota bhai" who was "kidnapped by the BJP". Calling the Janata Parivar the need of the hour, Lalu Prasad said he was "ready to gulp poison to crush the cobra of communalism". "We will send BJP back to the pavilion; unki ghar vapsi kar denge," he said. The RJD chief asked what w...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan; edited by Mala Das | Monday June 8, 2015
Nitish Kumar will lead an anti-BJP coalition for this year's Bihar Assembly elections, said Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today, thanking Lalu Prasad of the Rashtriya Janata Dal for nominating Mr Kumar to be the alliance's presumptive chief minister.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday June 3, 2015
In this season of tough postures, here is one from Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United, which has been repeatedly told by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal that Mr Kumar is not acceptable as chief ministerial candidate if they will contest this year's elections in Bihar as allies.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Monday June 1, 2015
A trusted aide of Lalu Yadav has served fresh evidence that the proposed alliance between his Rashtriya Janata Dal and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United is just not gelling as assembly elections draw closer in Bihar.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 1, 2015
The Congress will back Nitish Kumar as the candidate for the chief minister's post in the Assembly Elections in Bihar, which will be held later this year, sources told NDTV.