22 May 2015
New Delhi: Reaching out to the voters of Bihar ahead of the assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the people of the state to rise above caste considerations and support the most virtuous.
22 May 2015
Lucknow: Claiming that people were "disturbed over the change in BJP's attitude after getting a clear mandate", senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday said that the public would teach a lesson to the saffron party in Bihar Assembly elections due later this year.
15 May 2015
Patna: A tussle over seat-sharing between JD(U) and RJD in Bihar assembly poll started on Friday with a senior RJD leader staking claim to 145 seats out of total 243 for his party, a demand which was rejected with disdain by JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar.
21 May 2015
New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad will hold talks with Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav in the national capital on Friday amid continuing differences over formalising a merger before the state assembly polls.
17 May 2015
New Delhi: Assembly elections in Bihar, where BJP is set for a battle against a united Janata Parivar, are likely to be held sometime in September-October when extensive central forces and a reworked expenditure monitoring system will be deployed to curb money and muscle power. The electoral rolls will be ready on July 31, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said, terming the polls in Bihar as "mother of all elections".
20 May 2015
New Delhi: Differences seem to have cropped up over Janata Parivar before its merger as key constituents Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) failed to arrive at a consensus over ticket distribution in the upcoming assembly polls in Bihar.
18 May 2015
Chennai: Questioning the resignation by an AIADMK MLA, Opposition PMK on Monday said those who "force" by-polls should be barred from contesting elections. PMK founder S Ramadoss cited that P Vetrivel, who had quit as legislator from Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency here on Sunday, had not mentioned the reason for doing so, nevertheless "even the commoners are aware of the fact why he resigned".
19 May 2015
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad on Monday said the Janata Parivar is united to defeat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming Assembly polls in Bihar.
15 Apr 2015
Lucknow: The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Wednesday retained the Charkhari assembly seat, for which a by-election was held on April 10.
01 May 2015
Islamabad: In a bizarre diktat out of sync with modern-day ethos, the Jirga (religious assembly) in Gilgit Baltistan -- an eight-hour drive from the Pakistan capital -- has banned women from taking part in the coming Assembly elections slated for June 8.