Bihar Govt to Guide Poll-bound States, UT on Conducting Elections Amid Covid Pandemic

The Bihar government will guide four poll-bound states and a Union territory on conducting elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said on Wednesday. The state’s Health Department had won accolades for conducting the elections to the 243-member Assembly amid the coronavirus surge last year. Officials from West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry, where … Read more Bihar Govt to Guide Poll-bound States, UT on Conducting Elections Amid Covid Pandemic

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar CM; gets two deputy chief ministers for first time: Know all about Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi

Nitish Kumar was back as Bihar chief minister for a record seventh time on Monday, heading a 14-strong council of ministers including two deputy chief ministers. Kumar was administered the oath of office by Governor Fagu Chauhan at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan which was attended, among others, by Union Home Minister Amit Shah … Read more Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar CM; gets two deputy chief ministers for first time: Know all about Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to hold cabinet meeting on November 17

Patna: Within 24 hours of taking oath as the Bihar Chief Minister for the seventh time, Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar has called a cabinet meeting on Tuesday (November 17, 2020). The meeting will reportedly start at 11:30 AM.  Earlier in the day, Nitish was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for … Read more Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to hold cabinet meeting on November 17

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM today but suspense over Deputy CM remains

Janata Dal – United (JD-U) chief Nitish Kumar is scheduled to take oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the seventh time on Monday (November 16) at 4:30 PM. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda will also attend the oath-taking ceremony.   It is expected that 16 to 17 ministers would also take … Read more Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM today but suspense over Deputy CM remains

As Its Fate Hangs in Balance With a Single Assembly Seat, LJP Claims it Proved Its Worth in Bihar

With questions being raised about the Lok Janshakti Party’s prospects after it won only one seat in the Bihar Assembly polls, party sources on Sunday cited its “influence” in “changing” results in over 40 seats to assert that it will continue to have a key presence in the state’s politics. The LJP was instrumental in … Read more As Its Fate Hangs in Balance With a Single Assembly Seat, LJP Claims it Proved Its Worth in Bihar

Nitish Kumar elected NDA leader, to take oath as Bihar CM on November 16

In a significant development, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Sunday (November 15) unanimously elected Janata Dal-United chief Nitish Kumar as its leader. The formal election of Nitish Kumar as NDA leader means that he will be the next chief minister of Bihar. BJP leader Sushil Modi was elected as the deputy leader of the … Read more Nitish Kumar elected NDA leader, to take oath as Bihar CM on November 16

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Fresh Young Faces Likely to Cabinet Berth in State

Speculation has intensified across the media and political circles over the formation of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-led government in Bihar as well as the new ministerial cabinet formation from the ruling coalition of Janata Dal (United)-Bharatiya Janata Party. After the NDA returned to power in Bihar, it is certain that JD-U’s Nitish Kumar will … Read more Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Fresh Young Faces Likely to Cabinet Berth in State

Urdu poet Munawwar Rana flays Asaduddin Owaisi for helping BJP win Bihar Assembly polls

Lucknow: Urdu poet Munawwar Rana said that people either did not understand or misinterpret what I said on the recent incident in France. He clarified that statement is not controversial rather it can be good or bad.  He, however, did not mince words in flaying Asaduddin Owaisi of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM). The poet … Read more Urdu poet Munawwar Rana flays Asaduddin Owaisi for helping BJP win Bihar Assembly polls

I have made no claim, decision will be taken by NDA: Nitish Kumar on who will be Chief Minister?

New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Thursday (November 12) that he has made no claim to form the next government in his first interaction with media persons after the results for the recently concluded Assembly election were announced.  The JD(U) Chief, Nitish Kumar said voters have given the alliance the mandate and … Read more I have made no claim, decision will be taken by NDA: Nitish Kumar on who will be Chief Minister?

Victory Margins Ranging from 12 to 50,000 Votes: Roller Coaster Ride for Parties & Candidates in Bihar

The prolonged counting process and quick changing trends of the Bihar Assembly election results on Tuesday kept political parties and many of their nominees on the edge. The victory margin of as many as seven candidates was below 500 votes. For example, the Hilsa seat in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s home district Nalanda saw a … Read more Victory Margins Ranging from 12 to 50,000 Votes: Roller Coaster Ride for Parties & Candidates in Bihar