India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
Looking to be a part of the action in the run up to Bihar Assembly polls later this year, Swaraj Abhiyan, the group founded by expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, has said it will campaign against the "corrupt and candidates wit...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
BJP President Amit Shah has asked party leaders to engage in an aggressive "word of mouth" campaign to highlight the Centre's pro-poor and farmer works and not be deterred by negative media reports as they gear up to face crucial Assembly polls, star...
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 4, 2015
Ahead of the Bihar assembly polls, BJP ally RLSP was on Saturday not invited to a meeting of the NDA in Patna, an RLSP spokesperson said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly b...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Stating that people have the final say in a democracy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that her party Trinamool Congress would win next year's Assembly election riding on the development work done in the last four years.
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 Nare...
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
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 23, 2015
The BJP today revealed its agenda for the Bihar Assembly elections and said law and order was the party's top priority in the state.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday June 23, 2015
A boy called 'Munna' is the star of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's new campaign ahead of polls in the state later this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
RJD leader Lalu Prasad today ridiculed the BJP saying that it was a matter of shame that the party did not have a person to project as its Chief Ministerial face for the Assembly polls, despite claiming to be the world's largest political party.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 14, 2015
Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he has refused BJP chief Amit Shah's offer to merge his Hindustani Awami Morcha (HAM) ahead of the assembly polls and would only join the National Democratic Alliance.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 14, 2015
Anandraj Ambedkar, grandson of B R Ambedkar, today accused BJP of trying to use Bihar's former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to garner Dalit votes in the assembly elections.
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 | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
In a major boost for the BJP ahead of the high-stakes Bihar Assembly elections, former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today announced a tie up with the party to defeat what he calls an "unholy" alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 11, 2015
RJD Chief Lalu Prasad said today that he was "still young" and fully prepared to take on the BJP in the Bihar assembly polls slated for September-October.
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...
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 chi...
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 6, 2015
Irom Sharmila, human rights activist from Manipur has blamed the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for the gruesome attack on Indian Army soldiers on Thursday morning. The Act gives the army sweeping emergency powers in troubled areas.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 4, 2015
Amid speculation over the fate of the alliance between the Janata Dal (United) or JD(U)and Rashtriya Janata Dal or RJD ahead of the Bihar polls, JD-U President Sharad Yadav today insisted that both the parties will fight the Assembly polls in the sta...
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 e...
Tamil Nadu News | Pres Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Ahead of his 92nd birthday on June 3, DMK chief Karunanidhi on Monday exhorted party cadres to put in a planned effort to win the Assembly elections scheduled to be held next year.
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 | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav today said their newly-formed social movement 'Swaraj Abhiyan' would intervene in upcoming Bihar Assembly elections and might extend support to political parties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi, fuelling speculation that he may align with the BJP in the upcoming Assembly election even as the Mahadalit leader maintained silence over the issue.