ELECTIONS

Shiv Sena to contest Bihar polls independently

Shiv Sena has announced to contest Bihar assembly elections. Party leader Sanjay Raut said the party will not make any alliance with BJP. Mr. Raut said the party will fight election independently. Sources said Shiv Sena is preparing to contest 50 seats.

JMM holds talk with Nitish, Lalu to join secular alliance

After the exit of Samajwadi Party from grand alliance in Bihar, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has evinced interest to join hands with anti-BJP front for Assembly elections. JMM Working President and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD President Lalu Prasad yesterday and held talks with them. After … Continue reading JMM holds talk with Nitish, Lalu to join secular alliance

Bihar police seize Rs 53 lakhs during checking

As Model Code of Conduct is in force in Bihar for the ensuing assembly elections, police have seized 53 lakhs eighty thousand rupees in different parts of the state during checking. 35 lakhs rupees have been seized during in two different localities in Patna. Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s son Praveen Kumar was … Continue reading Bihar police seize Rs 53 lakhs during checking

Bihar polls: Cong-JD(U)-RJD accuses BJP of violating model code of conduct

AMN / Congress, JD(U) and RJD combine has alleged that the BJP is misusing the government’s machinery even as Model Code of Conduct is in place in Bihar. Briefing media in New Delhi today, JD(U) leader K C Tyagi said, the parties met the Election Commission and presented a memorandum which lists evidences against BJP … Continue reading Bihar polls: Cong-JD(U)-RJD accuses BJP of violating model code of conduct

Bihar Polls: LJP shocked over seat sharing arrangement in NDA

AMN / A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party announced a seat-sharing pact with allies for the Bihar assembly elections, Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party – NDA’s biggest ally in the state – said today that it was “shocked” and “taken aback” by the decision. The LJP, which has been offered 40 seats, said … Continue reading Bihar Polls: LJP shocked over seat sharing arrangement in NDA

50 observers to check flow of illegal money in Bihar polls

Our Correspondent / Election Commission has decided to deploy 50 observers to check flow of illegal money and other inducements during the forthcoming Assembly elections in Bihar. The observers will monitor black money, production, distribution, sale and storage of liquor and other intoxicants during the polls period. The commission has also directed the a Income … Continue reading 50 observers to check flow of illegal money in Bihar polls

Lalu to select RJD candidates for Bihar polls

AMN / RJD has today authorised party President Lalu Prasad Yadav to take a final decision about selection of party candidates for Bihar Assembly Election.The decision was taken in a meeting of state parliamentary board at Patna. The meeting was chaired by senior Party leader and former chief Minister Rabari Devi. The party has also … Continue reading Lalu to select RJD candidates for Bihar polls

BJP Announces First List For Bihar Elections

AMN / NEW DELHI: The BJP Tuesday announced first list of 43 candidates for the first two phases of the Bihar elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was part of the crucial meeting of the party’s election committee where the candidates were shortlisted.     Following is the list of candidates announced by the BJP: Phase … Continue reading BJP Announces First List For Bihar Elections

LJP MP Rama Singh resigns from all party posts

TIA NEWS / Protesting against autocracy in party the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP Rama Singh on Tuesday resigned from all party posts. He said that there was “no internal democracy” in Ram Vilas Paswan’s party. Earlier Singh expressed unhappiness that he was sidelined during seat-sharing among National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties for the five-phase Bihar … Continue reading LJP MP Rama Singh resigns from all party posts

EC issues notification for 1st phase of Bihar polls

AMN / The Election Commission today issued notification for the first phase of assembly elections in Bihar. 49 constituencies spread over 10 districts will go to polls in this phase on the 12th of next month. Candidates can file their nomination from 11 am to 3 pm. Last date for filing of nominations for this … Continue reading EC issues notification for 1st phase of Bihar polls

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