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AA Edit | Dust settles in Bihar, but testing times loom ahead

Mahagathbandhan is an alliance of 7 parties with a strength of 164 in a House of 243 and the Nitish ministry passed the test with 160 votes

26 Aug 2022 12:12 AM

Nitish wins vote, seeks 'united Opposition' to fight BJP in 2024 polls

160 votes in favour; BJP walks out, Speaker quits amid drama

25 Aug 2022 7:15 AM

Anand K. Sahay | After Bihar move, is PM’s sense of unease growing?

Although the Opposition parties are divided, the ruling party can bleed in many states

25 Aug 2022 12:06 AM

Grand Alliance to have coordination panel to ensure it does not meet NDA's fate

The Grand Alliance now comprises seven parties JD(U), RJD, Congress, CPI(ML), CPI, CPI(M) and HAM which together have more than 160 MLAs

13 Aug 2022 12:16 PM

Tejashwi meets Sonia, Opposition leaders in Delhi: 'Bihar has shown the way'

Nitish government faces floor test on August 24, Lalu to clear names for Cabinet

13 Aug 2022 8:29 AM

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AA Edit | BJP to feel the heat of Nitish’s coup in 2024

It is the BJP’s expansionist tendency that has fed dissatisfaction with the party’s traditional allies

11 Aug 2022 12:00 AM

Nitish likely to meet Governor amid political upheaval

Kumar is unlikely to resign from chief minister-ship and may simply seek to replace BJP ministers with those of other parties

09 Aug 2022 1:47 PM

Parallel meetings of JD(U), RJD begin amid soaring political temperatures in Bihar

The BJP is also holding a meeting at Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishor Prasad's residence

09 Aug 2022 12:33 PM

Nitish Kumar calls meet of MPs&MLAs today amid buzz on rift with BJP

The speculation of a split within the NDA was triggered after reports of Nitish speaking to Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the phone

09 Aug 2022 7:13 AM

Prashant Kishor hints at political plunge, beginning from Bihar

Kishor is not new to Bihar politics, for he was the vice president of the ruling Janata Dal-United led by the chief minister Nitish Kumar

02 May 2022 12:51 PM

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar all set to take oath today; 2 deputy CMs likely too

Nitish, however, did not comment about Sushil Kumar Modi’s role in the next government

16 Nov 2020 2:02 AM

Bihar polls 2020: Tejashwi Yadav cries foul, claims NDA won election by deceit

Yadav claimed the people's mandate was for a change but it was manipulated

12 Nov 2020 5:00 PM

Chirag Paswan says LJP broke away from NDA to weaken JD(U) and strengthen BJP

Assessment shows that it was Mr Paswan’s aggressive campaign against Nitish Kumar which harmed the JD(U)

12 Nov 2020 12:29 PM

Bihar polls 2020: NDA beats anti-incumbency to narrowly defeat RJD-led alliance

The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member state Assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition

11 Nov 2020 10:30 AM

Bihar set to enter new political generation as state braces for counting of votes

Most exit polls have predicted a rout for the ruling JD(U)-BJP combine and a resounding victory for the Mahagathbandhan led by RJD

09 Nov 2020 7:20 PM

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Bihar polls: Nearly 55% turnout in final phase; action shifts to November 10

In the previous two phases, the voter’s turnout was 54.26 and 54.05 per cent respectively.

07 Nov 2020 9:07 PM

Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustan Awam Morcha - Secular quits Bihar grand alliance

Jitan Ram Manjhi who is considered a Mahadalit face in Bihar politics is the only MLA from his party.

20 Aug 2020 7:10 PM

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Supreme Court verdict evokes political reactions in Bihar

The verdict has come amid the ongoing tussle over the jurisdictional issue between the Maharashtra and Bihar police.

19 Aug 2020 6:06 PM

BJP-wary Nitish Kumar woos ‘Mahadalit’ politicians

The JD(U) has 71 MLAs, the LJP has two, HAM(Secular) one and RLSP 2 in the 243-member Assembly.

10 Sep 2017 1:41 AM

Rabri Devi angry at talk about Nitish Kumar cosying up to BJP

Nitish Kumar had openly supported Modi govt's note ban move, sparking speculations of his proximity with the BJP.

29 Nov 2016 6:56 PM

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