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Stakes high for JD(U), RJD today

PATNA, April 23 -- Close to 90 lakh voters will be deciding the fate of 82 candidates, five of them women and 33 not associated with any political party, in the five Lok Sabha seats of Bihar which go ... Read More


Tejashwi skips Rahul's rally, barbs fly

PATNA/SUPAUL, April 21 -- Cracks in the Grand Alliance (GA) in Bihar further widened on Saturday after RJD'S Tejashwi Prasad Yadav decided to stay away from Congress president Rahul Gandhi's rally in ... Read More


BJP woos dissident Bhumihar leaders ahead of polls

PATNA, April 20 -- In a knee-jerk reaction and amidst going resentment in the party from the dominant Bhumihar community, the BJP on Friday tried to assuage the hurt sentiments of community by assurin... Read More


Parties count their losses as labourers board train to Punjab

MADHEPURA/SUPAUL, April 20 -- Last week, on April 13 night, when 200 people of Madhuban village of Udakishunganj sub-division left the village to catch Saharsa-amritsar Jan Sewa Express, a daily train... Read More


Nitish camping, Lalu with Sharad, Pappu on his own, all eyes on Yadavs' bastion

MADHEPURA, April 18 -- Sitting in a makeshift doctor's clinic at Gandaul on the western embankment of Kosi, Meena Devi, who is waiting for the doctor for getting an antibiotic injection after an opera... Read More


Nitish makes power, prohibition his twin poll planks

PATNA, April 7 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has made electricity and prohibition his main planks for the 2019 parliamentary polls. Ghar ghar bijli (electricity for every household) was one of... Read More


Lalu's book raises heat before it's out

PATNA, April 6 -- RJD chief Lalu Yadav's yet-to-be-released autobiography, titled From Gopalganj to Raisina - My Political Journey, has triggered a political storm in Bihar, giving the Opposition much... Read More


Their 2014 power forgotten, women given a short shrift

PATNA, March 31 -- Women candidates in Bihar may have been given a raw deal by both the alliances, but the 2014 Lok Sabha polls results show that in at least 25 parliamentary seats in the state, women... Read More


Nitish takes centre stage in JD(U)'S election campaign

PATNA, March 29 -- "Neta Woh Jo Nirnay Le, Nitish Kumar, NDA Sarkar (A leader is one who takes decisions)," reads a hoarding outside the JD (U) party office in the state capital. Another one with pict... Read More


Modi's campaign blitz from April 2

PATNA, March 26 -- Amid the ongoing debate on the NDA'S lead face in Bihar, the BJP has already scheduled at least 10 rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The fir... Read More