RJD Leader Tej Pratap Yadav

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FIR Against Tej Pratap Yadav For Hiding Property Details In Bihar Election

In Samastipur's Rosera Police Station, an FIR was registered against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav for hiding property details during the Bihar Elections in 2020. The FIR came after Yadav failed to respond within three weeks to a show-cause notice issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). The matter started after Janata Dal(United) registered a complaint in this regard with the Chief Electrol Officer.

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 11:16 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Bihar, Tej Pratap Yadav, FIR, RJD Leader, Bihar Assembly Elections

Courtesy: ANI

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhuri lashes out at Kapil Sibal

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Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Lashes Out Kapil Sibal For Criticizing Party

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, in an interview on November 18 lashed out at those criticizing the party. He said that "such leaders", should join other parties or start their own instead of 'embarrassing it in public'. He questioned why issues weren't raised to the Gandhi family with whom they supposedly 'enjoy' close relations. Congress leader Kapil Sibal had recently criticized the party over Bihar elections.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 12:16 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Congress Party, Kapil Sibal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Bihar Assembly Elections

Courtesy: NDTV News


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Urdu Poet Munnawar Rana Calls Owaisi As BJP Stooge, Another Jinnah

Reacting to the Bihar elections where Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM won five seats, Munnawar Rana, a renowned Urdu poet, said that they would not let another Jinnah to flourish in India. Rana accused Owaisi of being a BJP stooge and creating a divide between Muslims. Recently, Munnawar Rana was booked on November 2 by the Lucknow police for making controversial statements on killings in France.

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 10:59 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar, Bihar Assembly Elections, Asaduddin Owaisi, National news

PM Modi and Nitish Kumar

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Bihar: NDA Regains Majority Winning 125 Seats, Mahagathbandhan Settles At 110

Defying the anti-incumbency against the 15-year rule of Nitish Kumar, the ruling coalition of NDA secured the majority with 125 seats in Bihar Assembly Elections. Whereas the opposition’s Mahagathbandhan got 110 seats in the 243-member assembly. Despite of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) becoming the single largest party with 75 seats, it will fail to form the government. Following RJD, BJP emerged as the second-largest party with 74 seats while… read-more

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 10:49 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Bihar Assembly Elections, NDA, JD(U), RJD, Nitish Kumar, tejasvi yadav

Courtesy: The Hindu

Karti Chidambaram

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War Of Words; Congress Leaders Comments On EVM Hack

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram condemned his fellow party member Udit Raj for his comments on EVM hack. Udit Raj questioned if space ships can be operated from the ground, why can not EVM be hacked. Karti responded that the EVMs are robust and added, "Whatever be the outcome of any election, it's time to stop blaming the EVMs. Reportedly, Congress' alliance is trailing in most of the seats in Bihar.

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 06:27 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bihar Assembly Elections, Congress Party, Udit raj, Karti Chidambaram

Courtesy: Times of India

Congress asks leaders to keep check on EVM

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Congress Fears EVM Foul Play, Asks Leaders To Keep A Close Watch

Ahead of the Bihar elections' vote counting on November 10, Congress has asked its workers to be positioned near the counting booths to keep a close watch on EVMs as they fear "foul play". Keeping the exit poll predictions in mind, the party has also asked its senior leaders, Randeep Surjewala and Avinash Pande, to coordinate with allies. Some other senior Congress leaders from different states have also reached Patna.

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 07:58 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bihar Assembly Elections, Congress Party, evm, Election Results

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Female Voters

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Female Voter Turnout Crosses Male Voters In Bihar Assembly Elections

For a consecutive third time, the total vote turnout of women (59.7%) was more than that of men (54.6%) in recently concluded Bihar Assembly polls. However, the male participation was recorded as highest since 2010. Even in the 2019 General elections, the total female voter turnout in Bihar was more than men at 59.5% and 54.9% respectively. The ongoing pandemic has however resulted in decreased female voter turnout than the 2015 elections (60… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 01:56 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar, Bihar Assembly Elections, Bihar, Bihar news

Bihar elections

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Bihar Records 55.22% Voter Turnout In Last Phase Of Elections

In the final phase of Bihar elections, around 55.22% voters cast their votes on November 7. Deciding the destiny of 1,204 candidates in 78 constituencies, around 2.34 crore voters were expected to participate in this phase. The voting percentage was comparatively lower than that of 2015 (56.66%). Voting was also held for the Valmiki Nagar constituency, which fell vacant after the death of JD(U) MP Baidyanath Mahato in February 2020.

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 - 08:40 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar Assembly Elections, Bihar Elections, Bihar elections 2020, Bihar news

Courtesy: NDTV

Nitish Kumar

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Announced Current Election As His Last

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced on November 5 that Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 will be his last to contest. The surprise announcement came when the three-time CM was campaigning at Purnia's Dhamdhaha for phase 3 of the elections. During the rally, the CM added in Hindi, "All's well that ends well." Phase 3 voting starts on November 7 and results will be announced on November 10.

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 05:23 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bihar Assembly Elections, Nitish Kumar, Rally, JDU

Courtesy: India Today

 Nitish Kumar

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Bihar Polls: Nitish Kumar Attacked With Onions During Rally In Madhubani

While addressing a rally in Bihar's Madhubani district for the third phase of the assembly elections, CM Nitish Kumar was pelted with onions on November 3. The CM was attacked when he was talking about employment in the state. Responding to the attack, Kumar said, "Keep throwing. You all can understand this will not have any impact." However, he did not stop and completed his speech after the guards protected him.

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 07:51 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Nitish Kumar, Bihar Assembly Elections, Onions, Rally

Courtesy: The Times of India