Oct 13, 2020 10:06 PM IST
Tej Pratap who won last assembly elections in 2015 from Mahua seat in the Vaishali district, has relinquished it and shifted to Hasanpur this time.
- Oct 13, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Seeking to puncture the opponents claim on job creation, he said, during their 15 years rule a total of 95,734 people got recruitment in the government when even Jharkhand was part of it for the first 10 years.
- Oct 12, 2020 08:53 PM IST
Virtually addressing party workers and voters of 11 Assembly constituencies that will go to vote in the first phase on October 28, Kumar highlighted the achievements of his governments during his three terms as CM since 2005, and compared those with the work done during the 15-year rule before that.
- Oct 12, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Leading the NDA's charge in the state, Kumar along with the BJP is aiming to retain power.
- Oct 11, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Addressing an election rally at the historic Gandhi Maidan in Gaya, Nadda listed the development works done by the NDA government at the Centre in the last six years in the state.
- Oct 02, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Sources said BJP chose Devendra Fadnavis to draw some political mileage ahead of Bihar polls considering heightened sentiments over the Sushant Singh Rajput case in the state. Fadnavis comes with a long organisational and electoral expertise. Some said he has been roped in for his negotiating credentials that can help the BJP in striking a deal with Chirag Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) over seat sharing.
- Sep 29, 2020 03:09 PM IST
Despite no official stance, the Congress has asked its senior partner, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), that it wants to contest 75 seats, a source told Moneycontrol. For the ruling coalition, it is the Chirag Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) which is pushing to contest more seats.
- Sep 19, 2020 10:31 AM IST
State officials say Bihar is now carrying out 1.5 lakh tests a day against 17,000 daily tests in the last week of July. Despite the nine-fold increase in testing, the number of people testing positive each day has fallen from 17 percent in late July to just 1.4 percent now.
- Sep 07, 2020 01:50 PM IST
The 243-member Bihar assembly is expected to go to the polls in October-November as the term of the present assembly ends November 29.
- Sep 02, 2020 10:33 PM IST
Dalits in Bihar are over 16 percent of the electorate and about 40 seats in the 243-member house are reserved for them, and in such a scenario Manjhi's comeback would be an advantage for the ruling alliance.
- Sep 01, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Modi said the NDA, under the state leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, would contest the elections unitedly and form the government against.
- Aug 27, 2020 03:57 PM IST
The HAM chief, however, denied having any political deliberations with Kumar and asserted that the talks were centred around local issues and problems.
- Aug 14, 2020 10:40 PM IST
The LJP has said Singh's dig was aimed at a tweet of Paswan in which the party president had lauded Modi for his call to several chief ministers, including Kumar, to ramp up COVID-19 tests.
- Aug 11, 2020 02:19 PM IST
More than 74.20 lakh people of 16 districts in Bihar have been affected by the calamity, Nitish Kumar told Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Aug 10, 2020 06:05 PM IST
She claimed that the "sad incident" of Rajput's death unfortunately occurred just in wake of elections in Bihar and this led to the issue of suicide being isolated and "blown out of proportion in media", causing extreme trauma and infringement of privacy of her rights due to the "constant sensationalisation" of this case.
- Aug 04, 2020 01:48 PM IST
"Bihar DGP (Gupteshwar Pandey) had a talk with the late actors father K K Singh today. DGP has informed me that the father has asked for a CBI probe into the case," Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said.
- Jul 18, 2020 07:58 AM IST
The jailed former chief minister, serving sentences in Ranchi in fodder scam cases, came out with a couple of tweets in his native dialect Bhojpuri to take potshots at Kumar.
- Jul 04, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister has sent his swab sample for COVID-19 test after Awadhesh Narayan Singh was found to be infected with the virus.
- Jul 04, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Besides the chief minister, samples of 15 staffers of the Chief Minister's Office have been collected for COVID-19 test, the sources said, adding results are expected Sunday.
- Jun 08, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Shah's statement at a first of its kind ‘virtual rally', in which he addressed the people of the state from the national capital using internet and broadcast mediums, will scotch whatever speculation there might have been over Kumar's stewardship as a section of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance leaders had been questioning his leadership.
- May 19, 2020 01:22 PM IST
The state has observed a rise in the number of coronavirus cases after the 'Shramik Special' trains began arriving
- May 18, 2020 10:18 PM IST
The chief minister directed officials to pay attention to post harvest management besides ensuring availability of market for the agro products, an official release said.
- May 13, 2020 10:25 PM IST
Paswan accused the Bihar government of dragging its feet on the issue of migrants while states like the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh have started bringing its people back by bus-loads.
- Apr 29, 2020 09:50 PM IST
In a statement issued here, Kumar said revised guidelines will provide relief to students, tourists, pilgrims and migrant workers hailing from Bihar, who are stuck in far-off places across the country.
- Mar 26, 2020 05:40 PM IST
According to media reports, many such workers are losing their jobs in the wake of the virus scare and taking up an arduous journey back home on foot from places as far off as Rajasthan.