Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, two states went to polls in 2020 - Delhi and Bihar. While the National Capital went to polls in February when the pandemic had not yet been perceived as a major threat in the country, Bihar went to polls in October-November, after a declining trend in cases was observed.
NCP leader Praful Patel said the party wanted to be part of Mahagathbandhan, but were not ceded a single seat by the opposition combine
Bihar Election 2020: The assembly polls will be held in three phases starting from October 28. The counting of votes will happen on November 10.
The term of the 243-member Bihar Legislative Assembly is scheduled to end on November 29.
Earlier on September 4, Kumar ordered disposal of cases pending under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by September 20
The assembly elections in Bihar are likely to be held on time in October-November despite demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The former Maharashtra CM has reportedly been tasked with participating in every important meeting related to the Bihar polls, which is due in October-November
Three ministers in Delhi's seven-member Cabinet have declared having serious criminal cases against themselves. At least five ministers have declared assets worth at least Rs 1 crore
Speaking to the media, Prashant Kishor said that he will create a political force in Bihar for the betterment of the state no matter how much time it takes
He said the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) was ready to take on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) against its "divisive agenda and 15 years of misrule" in the assembly polls.
Updates of Arvind Kejriwal being sworn-in as the Delhi Chief Minister and AAP MLAs taking oath as Cabinet ministers at the iconic Ramlila Maidan in the national capital
Kejriwal-led AAP recently swept the Delhi elections, winning 62 of the total 70 Assembly seats.
The pattern shows a departure from the long-held belief that women vote on the advice of their husbands or other male members in their family.
His statement comes as the LJP starts preparations for contesting in the upcoming Bihar elections, as well as the 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls.
The oath ceremony will be held at Ramlila Maidan on February 16
During a campaign, Shah had seemingly lashed out at anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters saying, "When you press the button (of EVM) on February 8, do so with such anger that its current is felt at Shaheen Bagh."
The assembly election result in Delhi falls into place like a piece of a puzzle, confirming that India has entered into a phase of split-voting
AAP's Bihar unit chief asserted that the party will emerge as the most “reliable alternative” in Bihar just as it did in Delhi, as people are neither happy with the Lalu Prasad-led RJD, nor with the JD(U)-BJP government in the state.
Reports suggesting that Kejriwal will retain his cabinet have emerged. If so, his cabinet is yet again going to be devoid of woman representation.
The Aam Aadmi Party, on February 13, tweeted, “Big Announcement: Baby Mufflerman is invited to the swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal on February 16.”
MLAs facing serious criminal cases has risen from 20 percent to 53 percent. 33 of AAP's 62 and 4 of BJP’s 8 MLAs have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits
In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, Hitesh Pardeshi, the 29-year-old social media manager for AAP since October 2019, shares an interesting insight on the party's online campaign, how its social media cell operates and how it deals with fake news
Kejriwal will take oath as chief minister for a third term in a "Delhi-specific" ceremony, AAP's Delhi unit convener Gopal Rai told PTI.
Three days ahead of the polls, Malviya had put up a picture from his Twitter handle with a caption that read: “Proof of Biryani being distributed at Shaheen Bagh!”
Although, Muslims in Delhi have traditionally voted for Congress, a shift in their votes to AAP had emerged in 2015 itself. This time around, however, the community’s support to AAP seems to be more absolute.