The Bihar assembly election seemed a done and dusted affair a few weeks back—However, now it is interestingly poised with various indicators changing over the election campaign
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Maskoor Ahmad Usmani was president of the Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union in May 2018 when a local BJP MP demanded the removal of Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait from the on-campus union office, popularly known as Union Hall
In an exclusive interview to Network18's Group Editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi on October 17, Union Home Minister Amit Shah delved into a range of issues from India-China face-off to the BJP’s relations with its former allies - Shiv Sena in Maharashtra and the LJP in Bihar.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is fighting multiple obstacles this election: anti-incumbency, a multi-party alliance in the Opposition and, importantly, resistance from alliance partners in the NDA
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LJP’s Chirag Paswan, it is believed, has the backing of BJP’s central leadership, and they expect to win nearly twice the number of seats to the JD(U) and install a more hardliner leader in Bihar
Led by Chirag Paswan, the LJP has been at odds with Bihar Chief Minister and JDU Chief Nitish Kumar over several issues including Kumar’s recent decision to join hands with former chief minister of the state Jitan Ram Manjhi
If there is a possibility of a leadership change in Bihar, there is also hope that the results of the upcoming election could sow the seeds for a more transformative politics
Modi said the NDA, under the state leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, would contest the elections unitedly and form the government against.
The JD(U) leader’s strategy appears to be to retain the Hindu votes by riding piggyback on the BJP and, at the same time, winning over the minorities by passing the resolution against the NRC.
The RJD youth leader alleged Nitish Kumar is "toeing the BJP's line" on the amended Citizenship Act, which has vitiated the atmosphere across the country
The party will also be able to use its symbol, arrow, in Arunachal Pradesh, the statement said.
For now, there is no challenge to Modi from Bihar except if Nitish Kumar picks up the cudgels to press for the state’s demands.
The absence of the Left parties from the anti-BJP grand alliance means that votes in their pockets of influence will be divided, which will inevitably help the BJP.
Chairman of North East Executive Council (NEEC) of the party, Senchumo Lotha, on Wednesday released the first list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh.
The party wants to convey the message to voters that Nitish Kumar is a man who fulfils the promises he makes and does not lie
The BJP sought to downplay the divergent stance taken by the JD(U), its ally in Bihar, on the bill.
A pistol and a rifle were seized from the car in which Raju Singh fled from the spot after the incident, Special Commissioner of Police, Law and Order (south), R P Upadhyay said.
Tejashwi Yadav had yesterday written an open letter to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his "criminal silence" on one of the world's most horrifying institutional mass rape case at Muzaffarpur shelter home
He made it clear that his party's alliance with the BJP was limited to Bihar, a reason why the JD(U) had been fielding candidates in a number of states against the BJP.
The NDA in 2019 general poll is likely to face a tough challenge from the rival RJD-Congress grouping in Bihar as in recent bypolls for Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jokihat and Jehanabad assembly constituencies, Lalu Prasad's party nominees had defeated JD(U) rivals with big margins.
Speculation had grown lately over Kumar's next political step. Several of his party leaders were taking swipes at the BJP and projecting the JD(U) as the senior partner in the alliance, a move unlikely to go down well with the saffron party.
On his fourth round of tour in poll-bound Karnataka, Gandhi said the coming assembly polls was a face-off between two ideologies -- on one side BJP and RSS and on the other the Congress.
Amid a growing rift in the coalition on the issue, state Janata Dal (United) chief spokesman Sanjay Singh said the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) should provide facts.