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
160 votes in favour; BJP walks out, Speaker quits amid drama
25 Aug 2022 7:15 AM
Although the Opposition parties are divided, the ruling party can bleed in many states
25 Aug 2022 12:06 AM
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
Nitish government faces floor test on August 24, Lalu to clear names for Cabinet
13 Aug 2022 8:29 AM
It is the BJP’s expansionist tendency that has fed dissatisfaction with the party’s traditional allies
11 Aug 2022 12:00 AM
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
The BJP is also holding a meeting at Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishor Prasad's residence
09 Aug 2022 12:33 PM
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
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
Nitish, however, did not comment about Sushil Kumar Modi’s role in the next government
16 Nov 2020 2:02 AM
Yadav claimed the people's mandate was for a change but it was manipulated
12 Nov 2020 5:00 PM
Assessment shows that it was Mr Paswan’s aggressive campaign against Nitish Kumar which harmed the JD(U)
12 Nov 2020 12:29 PM
The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member state Assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition
11 Nov 2020 10:30 AM
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
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 who is considered a Mahadalit face in Bihar politics is the only MLA from his party.
20 Aug 2020 7:10 PM
The verdict has come amid the ongoing tussle over the jurisdictional issue between the Maharashtra and Bihar police.
19 Aug 2020 6:06 PM
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
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