BJP’s Prowess, Governance Focus and Alliances: Dissecting the Bihar Assembly Elections

Elections in India unfolds significant and unprecedented lessons for getting a grasp of the incessantly changing dynamics of democratic politics. Given the multilayered and overlapping nature of social bases, the impactful emotive appeals of identity and development and the all-pervasive influence of personalities, every election in India provides crucial political messages. The recently-concluded Assembly elections … Read more BJP’s Prowess, Governance Focus and Alliances: Dissecting the Bihar Assembly Elections

‘For How Long Will Nitish Last?’ Shiv Sena Taunts BJP Over ‘Sacrifice’ of Giving CM’s Post to JDU

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at the Shiv Sena’s annual Dussehra rally. (Image: ANI) In the recently concluded Bihar polls, the BJP bagged 74 seats, while its ally JD(U) won 43. The RJD emerged as the single largest party with 75 seats in the 243-member Assembly. After the Assembly polls in Maharashtra last year, the … Read more ‘For How Long Will Nitish Last?’ Shiv Sena Taunts BJP Over ‘Sacrifice’ of Giving CM’s Post to JDU

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister for seventh time in 20 years, gets two deputy CMs

Nitish Kumar was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the seventh time in two decades, in presence of top leaders of the NDA including Union Home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda. Kumar, who heads the JD(U), was administered the oath of office at Raj Bhavan … Read more Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister for seventh time in 20 years, gets two deputy CMs

NDA Partners to Meet at 12:30pm Today to Formally Elect Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners and Nitish Kumar will meet on Sunday at 12:30 pm to decide the next chief minister of Bihar. Kumar informed about the meet on Friday adding that the schedule for oath-taking would also be deliberated upon on November 15. This was decided a meeting of the leaders of the … Read more NDA Partners to Meet at 12:30pm Today to Formally Elect Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM

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

Counting of Votes in Bihar Polls Done in Fair Manner, Says Chief Electoral Officer HR Srinivas

Patna: Chief Electoral Officer H R Srinivas Thursday dismissed any irregularity in declaration of results in the Bihar polls, asserting all rules and guidelines of the Election Commission were strictly followed in the counting of postal ballots as well as allowing only the authorised persons to carry mobile phones inside the counting halls. Talking to … Read more Counting of Votes in Bihar Polls Done in Fair Manner, Says Chief Electoral Officer HR Srinivas

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?

Pricked MGB, and Now Didi? AIMIM’s Bihar Show Proves it’s a Thorn in TMC’s Side in 2021 Bengal Polls

His party managed to secure only five seats in Bihar assembly elections but it was enough to scuttle the Mahagathbandhan’s hopes of outdoing the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the state. Meet Asaduddin Owaisi – the president of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM). His huge advancements in the Bihar poll results by winning five seats out … Read more Pricked MGB, and Now Didi? AIMIM’s Bihar Show Proves it’s a Thorn in TMC’s Side in 2021 Bengal Polls

With Brand Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath dismantled many Mahagathbandhan strongholds in Bihar Assembly polls

New Delhi: A day after the BJP-JD(U) alliance won assembly polls in Bihar, the BJP’s general secretary and the state in-charge Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday (November 11) said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s credibility was the biggest factor behind the NDA’s victory in the polls, along with the guidance of senior union Minister Amit Shah … Read more With Brand Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath dismantled many Mahagathbandhan strongholds in Bihar Assembly polls

‘If Nitish Becomes Bihar CM, Credit Goes to Us’: Shiv Sena Reminds JDU of BJP’s 2019 Maha Poll Promise

Praising RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav for giving a “spirited fight” in the Bihar Assembly polls, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday needled the BJP saying that if Nitish Kumar retains the post of chief minister despite the JD(U) winning fewer seats, the credit should go to the Sena. It said that the BJP had promised that … Read more ‘If Nitish Becomes Bihar CM, Credit Goes to Us’: Shiv Sena Reminds JDU of BJP’s 2019 Maha Poll Promise