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

Not Trusted by Allies, Riddled With Dissent: Why Cong’s Poor Show in Bihar Means a Fight for Relevance

They say in marriage and politics, it’s important to choose the right partner; a fact which perhaps some within the RJD must be thinking. An RJD leader confessed: “We needn’t have come under the pressure to give even 70 seats to the Congress. The Congress too was aware that it may not be able to … Read more Not Trusted by Allies, Riddled With Dissent: Why Cong’s Poor Show in Bihar Means a Fight for Relevance

Data | Bihar Assembly election 2020: A matter of alliance cohesion

The Mahagathbandhan fell short due to the poor performance of the Congress in the seats it contested The election turned out to be a close affair between the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the RJD-led Mahagathbandan (MGB). The MGB fell short due to the poor performance of the Congress in the seats it contested … Read more Data | Bihar Assembly election 2020: A matter of alliance cohesion

Not Under Any Pressure, Says EC after RJD and Congress Claim Certificates Withheld from Winning Candidates

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday accused the ruling Nitish Kumar administration of delaying the counting of votes for at least 10 seats in Bihar where the counting of votes after the Assembly election is underway. However, the Election Commission shortly afterwards refuted the allegations. “The Election Commission has never worked under anybody’s pressure. … Read more Not Under Any Pressure, Says EC after RJD and Congress Claim Certificates Withheld from Winning Candidates

Bihar Assembly Polls 2020: First Phase of Polling Gives Mahagathbandhan Advantage, NDA Ahead in Remaining 2

RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after voting in phase 2 of the Bihar election In the first phase, the NDA is leading on merely 21 seats while the Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 48. The second phase is witnessing a close contest between the two coalitions, with the NDA ahead on 50 seats … Read more Bihar Assembly Polls 2020: First Phase of Polling Gives Mahagathbandhan Advantage, NDA Ahead in Remaining 2

Bihar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates: NDA Leads Race as BJP Overtakes RJD as Single-Largest Party; Chirag Blunts JD-U Arrow; Counting Slowed Down by Covid Protocol, May Stretch Into the Night

Many Bihar exit poll results have predicted a victory for the Rashtriya Janata Dal-led Mahagathbandhan. If Tejashwi Yadav wins big in the Bihar Assembly elections, then he will be the second only leader to join the elite league of being third chief minister from a political family. Tejashwi Yadav’s father Lalu Prasad Yadav and his … Read more Bihar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates: NDA Leads Race as BJP Overtakes RJD as Single-Largest Party; Chirag Blunts JD-U Arrow; Counting Slowed Down by Covid Protocol, May Stretch Into the Night

Bihar Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: Generational Shift With Tejashwi Yadav at Helm or Nitish Kumar’s ‘Sushasan’ to Return? Counting of Votes Today

Prominent among them are Nand Kishore Yadav (Patna Sahib), Pramod Kumar (Motihari), Rana Randhir (Madhuban), Suresh Sharma (Muzaffarpur), Shrawan Kumar (Nalanda), Jai Kumar Singh (Dinara) and Krishnanandan Prasad Verma (Jehanabad). With much of the NDA’s election narrative focusing on RJD’s association with “jungle raj”, an allusion to the alleged collapsed law and order during the … Read more Bihar Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: Generational Shift With Tejashwi Yadav at Helm or Nitish Kumar’s ‘Sushasan’ to Return? Counting of Votes Today

Bihar Election Result 2020 Date: Counting of Votes for 243 Seats Today, Fate of 3,755 Candidates in the Balance

Bihar might be on the cusp of a major generational shift in politics as it braced for Tuesday’s counting of votes for the assembly election, with most pollsters predicting a landslide for the five-party Grand Alliance led by the young RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav. The term of the 243-member Bihar Legislative Assembly comes to an … Read more Bihar Election Result 2020 Date: Counting of Votes for 243 Seats Today, Fate of 3,755 Candidates in the Balance

Is RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav the new poster boy of Bihar politics?

PATNA: With a majority of exit polls predicting a big victory for the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav as the next Chief Minister of Bihar, it appears that the latter has clearly emerged from the formidable shadow of his father and former chief minister Lalu Yadav – a stalwart in Bihar politics for several … Read more Is RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav the new poster boy of Bihar politics?

Fringe Benefits: As NDA, Grand Alliance Battle it out, Advantage for Smaller Tie-ups in Multi-cornered Polls

Four political alliances and a political party are vying for taking over the reins of Bihar in the ongoing assembly elections. While the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Grand Alliance or Mahagathbandhan are the two major players matching each other in the cut-throat struggle for power, the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) led by Chirag Paswan … Read more Fringe Benefits: As NDA, Grand Alliance Battle it out, Advantage for Smaller Tie-ups in Multi-cornered Polls