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
- 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 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.
- 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 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Jun 25, 2018 02:28 PM IST
However, Pawar asserted that the possibility of parties coming together to form a grand coalition after elections was viable.
- Jul 27, 2017 12:21 PM IST
Nitish was adamant that Tejashwi Yadav should come clean on the alleged corruption charge for the grand alliance to survive and function.
- Jul 03, 2017 08:44 AM IST
Sources told CNN-News18 that Kumar accused Congress of "dumping Mahatma Gandhi's ideology", adding that he had nothing to learn from the grand old party. "We do not follow anyone, we are clear with our principles," Kumar reportedly said.
- Jul 12, 2016 08:24 PM IST
It has been smouldering for a while, but now the smoke signals can be seen outside the Bihar secretariat. Nitish Kumar is miffed with his advisor Prashant Kishor. Yes, you heard it right. Miffed with the same man who was behind the Mahagathbandhan's grand victory in Bihar last year.
- Nov 05, 2015 05:49 PM IST
Bihar has voted in its toughest political battle and the results are set to be declared on November 8.
- Nov 02, 2015 08:15 AM IST
While NDA claimed to sweep the fourth phase, Mahagathbandhan leaders said they would better the 2010 tally.
- Oct 28, 2015 10:18 PM IST
In an interaction on Twitter, Bihar Cheif Minister Nitish Kumar said that he is confident of Mahagathbandhan‘s victory in the election.