Nov 11, 2020 07:27 AM IST
Nitish Kumar will continue his tenure as the longest serving chief minister of Bihar. Here are the highest of the counting day on November 10 as the election was up for grabs late into the night.
- Nov 10, 2020 10:25 AM IST
After 1985, Congress has barely managed to win 75 seats single-handedly in Bihar and shrunk to 27 seats in 2015. Despite being a national party, its strategy to form an alliance as a junior partner is also raising several eyebrows.
- Oct 24, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Bookmaker says bets worth Rs 2,000 crore have already been placed on the US election, mostly from Punjab, Gujarat and Maharashtra. In Bihar, the honours are expected to be even between the RJD-led mahagatbandhan and the BJP. Nitish Kumar’s JD (U), however, is seen losing out despite being the BJP’s ally in the NDA
- Oct 18, 2020 11:10 PM IST
You all should be cautious of the B-team of the BJP. They are vote katwas (vote splitters), says Tejashwi Yadav
- Oct 15, 2020 08:57 AM IST
The Congress in Bihar is a lifeless entity with a moribund organisation. The audacity of the Congress to wrest 70 seats in the ‘Mahagadbandhan’ is purely on account of its delusions of grandeur
- Jun 04, 2019 11:17 AM IST
If the SP-BSP alliance breaks up, the BJP would have the last laugh as the assembly polls would become a triangular contest in which BJP with its combination of upper castes, non-Yadav OBCs and non-Jatav Dalits would remain a formidable force.
- May 23, 2019 04:41 PM IST
The saffron party seems to have turned caste-based arithmetic on its head.
- May 09, 2019 05:09 PM IST
Out of the 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana, even if KCR wins 16, without joining an alliance at the Centre, he will have no role to play. Add to this the fact that he does not have good ties with both the BJP and Congress.
- Apr 02, 2019 04:26 PM IST
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.
- Apr 01, 2019 07:50 AM IST
A former Congress veteran who joined the BJP earlier this month, Krishna exuded confidence that the saffron party alone will win enough seats to form the government and those of its allies will be a bonus.
- Mar 20, 2019 03:04 PM IST
The Congress is yet to finalise alliances in Bihar, Jharkhand, and Delhi which account for 61 seats in Lok Sabha.
- Mar 20, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The idea of a united fight was at best utopian and at worst a cynical attempt to woo the voter.
- Mar 12, 2019 05:38 PM IST
With the passing away of BJP MP from Begusarai Bhola Singh in October 2018, the saffron party is mulling over fielding Union Minister Giriraj Singh from the seat
- Feb 20, 2019 09:47 PM IST
"The real shape of the mahagathbandhan against the BJP-led NDA is yet to take place and one cannot say how it will be decided," the former external affairs minister told PTI.
- Feb 12, 2019 01:46 PM IST
Opposition unity has strengthened over the past few weeks and is likely to further solidify. However, its electoral benefits might be limited — particularly if the Congress is kept out of the equation.
- Jan 22, 2019 06:40 PM IST
"But, we have only one prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi," he told a BJP rally here, three days after Brigade ground gathering of the opposition at Kolkata.
- Jan 17, 2019 09:42 PM IST
People of an aspirational society which is politically conscious will not buy into this "suicidal" alternative, the senior BJP leader said.
- Jan 14, 2019 07:20 PM IST
The survey asks participants about their state, constituency, their view on progress achieved by the central government in sectors such as affordable healthcare, prosperity of farmers, corruption-free governance, Swachh Bharat, national security, economy, infrastructure, employment and rural electrification.
- Jan 02, 2019 02:16 PM IST
In the light of Mayawati’s ‘warning’ over support, Congress President Rahul Gandhi should reconsider joining the grand alliance
- Dec 20, 2018 05:07 PM IST
Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RSLP), which was earlier a member of the NDA, had won 2 seats in the 2015 Assembly elections in Bihar
- Dec 17, 2018 05:58 PM IST
The events on December 11, the day the assembly results for five states were announced, can explain why.
- Dec 06, 2018 04:54 PM IST
For the TRS, it’s a do-or-die battle. If K Chandrashekar Rao wins a second term, he consolidates his position in India’s newest state. If booted out of power, KCR will have little political turf left
- Oct 23, 2018 12:10 PM IST
In a clear indication that the JD(S) is already using the Congress to grow stronger, it has persuaded Rahul Gandhi to leave Shivamogga to its candidate, though historically Shivamogga is a Congress bastion
- Aug 13, 2018 04:31 PM IST
For the 2019 general elections, the Congress must have a state-by-state focus, and that will give it momentum at the national level
- Aug 05, 2018 01:03 PM IST
Indicating he is not opposed to a woman prime minister, Gowda said he had piloted the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament way back in 1996.