Chirag Paswan Invited to NDA Meeting, Not Attending Due to Health Reasons, Says LJP

LJP chief Chirag Paswan during an election campaign roadshow, at Paliganj in Patna district. (PTI) Though the LJP could win only one seat in the Bihar polls, it inflicted serious damage on the JD(U), the tally of which fell to 43 from 71, triggering a backlash from Kumar’s party, with some of its leaders questioning … Read more Chirag Paswan Invited to NDA Meeting, Not Attending Due to Health Reasons, Says LJP

‘2014 LS Polls Victory with Red Help’: Sacked LJP Leader Accuses Chirag Paswan of Maoist Links

LJP president Chirag Paswan has been accused of maintaining links with Maoists by a leader who was recently expelled from the party for indiscipline. The allegation has come from Keshav Singh, a former Bihar unit general secretary of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), who was expelled last week after he issued a number of statements … Read more ‘2014 LS Polls Victory with Red Help’: Sacked LJP Leader Accuses Chirag Paswan of Maoist Links

Bihar RS Bypoll: Former Dy CM Sushil Modi Set for Walkover as Oppn Chooses Not to Enter Fray

Bihar’s former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi Thursday looked set to get a walkover in the by-election for a Rajya Sabha seat with the Grand Alliance deciding against fielding its candidate and the nomination of an Independent likely to be rejected. After having vowed not to give a walkover to Modi, the RJD-led Grand … Read more Bihar RS Bypoll: Former Dy CM Sushil Modi Set for Walkover as Oppn Chooses Not to Enter Fray

31 Seats Behind the BJP, a Diminished Nitish Faces the Biggest Test of His Leadership Yet

Almost 20 years after he first took oath as the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the 23rd CM of the state on Monday. Though his first CM stint, in March 2000, lasted only seven days, Kumar came back to power in 2005 and has been in the driving seat of … Read more 31 Seats Behind the BJP, a Diminished Nitish Faces the Biggest Test of His Leadership Yet

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

No, It’s Not the Magic of Women Voters or BJP’s Charm that Won NDA the Bihar Elections

Till September it was widely believed that the NDA was going to hold on to Bihar comfortably. Lalu Yadav was still in jail, the RLSP of Upendra Kushwaha had fallen apart, and Tejashwi Yadav with the baggage of the 2019 defeat on his shoulders did not look like the challenger who could dislodge the formidable … Read more No, It’s Not the Magic of Women Voters or BJP’s Charm that Won NDA the Bihar Elections

Bihar Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: PM Modi to Address BJP Workers as Celebrations Continue at Party Headquarters

A stellar performance by the BJP enabled the ruling NDA to attain a simple majority in the Bihar assembly notwithstanding a sharp fall in the tally of the JD(U). The saffron party, which had contested 110 seats, won 74 while the JD(U) which fought 115, won only 43. The opposition Grand Alliance fell way short … Read more Bihar Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: PM Modi to Address BJP Workers as Celebrations Continue at Party Headquarters

Bihar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates: Nitish Kumar Back in the Saddle as NDA Retains Bihar, Eclipses Tejashwi Yadav’s Son-rise

Bihar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates: Surmounting anti-incumbency of 15 years, a mutinous former ally, and a spirited challenge from a resurgent opposition that rose from its ashes like proverbial phoenix after the 2019 Lok Sabha poll debacle, Nitish Kumar- led NDA was back in power in Bihar with a slender majority. Source link

Bihar Elections 2020: LJP Sinks but Brings JD(U) Down; Ruling Party Says Nitish Targeted as Part of ‘Sinister’ Campaign

LJP chief Chirag Paswan during an election campaign roadshow, at Paliganj in Patna district. (PTI) Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan seem to be eating up Janata Dal (United) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s vote share in the Bihar Elections. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: November 10, 2020, 18:47 IST FOLLOW US ON: … Read more Bihar Elections 2020: LJP Sinks but Brings JD(U) Down; Ruling Party Says Nitish Targeted as Part of ‘Sinister’ Campaign