RJD Candidate to Challenge Bihar Assembly Election Result in Patna HC

RJD leader Shakti Singh Yadav will file a case in the Patna High Court on Monday, challenging the Assembly election result in Hilsa constituency in Bihar’s Nalanda district from where he lost the polls. Yadav lost the election by a narrow margin of just 12 votes against JD-U candidate Krishna Murari Sharan. The result was … Read more RJD Candidate to Challenge Bihar Assembly Election Result in Patna HC

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

‘Tired and Politically Belittled Leader’: Prashant Kishor’s Congratulatory Dig at Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor, founder of consultancy firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC). Prashant Kishor, an election strategist, was responsible for Kumar’s victory in the last assembly elections in 2015. The JD(U) had then contested the elections in alliance with the Congress and the RJD. News18.com Last Updated: November 17, 2020, 11:28 IST FOLLOW US ON: Former … Read more ‘Tired and Politically Belittled Leader’: Prashant Kishor’s Congratulatory Dig at Nitish Kumar

‘BJP-Nominated CM, Tired and Politically Belittled’: Prashant Kishor Takes Swipe at Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor, founder of consultancy firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC). Once a close aide of Kumar, Kishor was made the JD(U) vice president by the party chief, but his independent and often adversarial views soured their relations and he was expelled from the party. PTI Last Updated: November 16, 2020, 19:14 IST FOLLOW US … Read more ‘BJP-Nominated CM, Tired and Politically Belittled’: Prashant Kishor Takes Swipe at Nitish Kumar

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

Nitish Kumar Swearing-in LIVE Updates: With BJP’s Tarikishore Prasad and Renu Devi as Deputies, JDU Chief Takes CM Oath for 4th Term; Shah, Nadda Present

This time, however, it is going to be a much more subdued affair on account of the COVID 19 pandemic. Meanwhile, informed sources said that besides Kumar, eight others from the four NDA constituents BJP, JD(U), HAM and VIP may be sworn in and the cabinet may be expanded at a later stage. Those from … Read more Nitish Kumar Swearing-in LIVE Updates: With BJP’s Tarikishore Prasad and Renu Devi as Deputies, JDU Chief Takes CM Oath for 4th Term; Shah, Nadda Present

With No ‘JD(U) Man in the BJP’, the Saffron Party’s New Gamble in Bihar Politics

The BJP’s move to drop Sushil Kumar Modi as the leader of its Legislature Party in Bihar did not surprise its political watchers. After the saffron party emerged as big brother in the NDA coalition following the Vidhan Sabha polls, the status quo in the BJP-JD (U) political equation was expected to take a hit. … Read more With No ‘JD(U) Man in the BJP’, the Saffron Party’s New Gamble in Bihar Politics

Congress Became A Shackle for Mahagathbandhan: RJD Leader Slams Party after Alliance’s Bihar Loss

Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Sunday criticised the Congress after the latter’s poor performance in the just-concluded Bihar Assembly elections, alleging that the manner in which the grand old party is being run is benefitting the BJP and that it is bringing down its allies. The BJP-JDU’s alliance in Bihar just about … Read more Congress Became A Shackle for Mahagathbandhan: RJD Leader Slams Party after Alliance’s Bihar Loss

Bihar: Tarkishore Prasad Elected BJP Legislature Party Leader, Speculation Rife over Sushil Modi’s Role

Amid speculation in Patna on whether or not Sushil Kumar Modi will continue as deputy chief minister of Bihar, Tarkishore Prasad on Sunday was unanimously elected as the leader of BJP legislature party. The decision was taken at a meeting of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) MLAs who formally elected Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar … Read more Bihar: Tarkishore Prasad Elected BJP Legislature Party Leader, Speculation Rife over Sushil Modi’s Role

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