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Oct 29, 2020 07:29 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE highlights: PM Modi changed nature of Indian politics, no poor has religion or caste now : Yogi Adityanath in Siwan

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: Bihar is heading towards the second phase of polling across 94 constituencies

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: The state of Bihar is heading for polls in three phases amid the novel coronavirus pandemic to elect a new 243-member Legislative Assembly. The first phase of polling across 71 constituencies passed off peacefully on October 28. The state is now heading towards the second phase of polling across 94 seats on November 3. The counting of votes will happen on November 10. The election campaign is gathering steam by the day. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) and its allies, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are aiming to retain power in the state. The ruling coalition is being challenged by the ‘Grand Alliance’, or the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ comprising Tejashwi Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress, the Left and other smaller parties.
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  • October 29, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | This LIVE blog session has concluded. Stay tuned to Moneycontrol for the latest news, views and updates.

  • October 29, 2020 07:26 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar addressed a poll rally in Champaran today. 

  • October 29, 2020 06:39 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |  Tejashwi Yadav addresses a public meeting in Raghopur.

  • October 29, 2020 05:27 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |  Firing and lathi-charge on devotees of Maa Durga in Munger were done at the behest of Nitish Kumar-Sushil Modi government... There is arson and lawlessness, and Nitish Kumar is to be held responsible : Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress. (ANI)

  • October 29, 2020 04:03 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | RJD writtes to the Election Commission complaining that the security cover for Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav was inadequate after people thronged to his helicopter at an election rally. 

  • October 29, 2020 02:19 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Election Commission of India (ECI) orders immediate removal of SP & DM of Munger. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident by Asangba Chuba Ao, Divisional Commissioner, Magadh that has to be completed with the next seven days. New DM & SP to be posted in Munger today itself (ANI)

  • October 29, 2020 01:13 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |15 years ago, some people put Bihar in identity crisis. Recall their 'jungle raj' when corruption was rampant...6 years ago, choosing PM Modi changed nature of Indian politics. Now, no poor has religion or caste. Development is for all: UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Siwan (ANI)

  • October 29, 2020 10:48 AM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | RJD leader Tejaswhi Yadav reacted to PM Modi's 'jungle raaj' remark saying that the Prime Minister could rather have spoken on issues concerning Bihar. "If he had come, he should have spoken on Bihar's special package, unemployment, and starvation. People expected that he would speak on it but he did not speak on it," Yadav said. PM Modi had on Wednesday called Tejashwi Yadav the "yuvraaj" (prince) of "jungle raaj"

  • October 29, 2020 09:46 AM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | This time people voted for change & development. The feedback I am getting from my party candidates & workers clearly indicates that CM Nitish Kumar won't be able to retain his position after November 10. BJP-LJP will form a new government in Bihar: Chirag Paswan, LJP (ANI)

  • October 29, 2020 09:26 AM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | The ongoing coronavirus pandemic did not have much impact on the voter turnout in the first phase of Bihar assembly polls as an estimated 53.54 percent voters exercised their franchise compared to 54.75 percent in these districts in 2015, according to provisional figures. This is the first major election being conducted amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic in India. (PTI)

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