ELECTIONS

BJP, allies close to finalise seat-sharing deal for Bihar polls

AMN / BJP and its allies are close to clinching a seat-sharing deal for the Bihar Assembly elections. Hindustani Awam Morcha Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi met BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi Saturday evening and discussed the seat sharing issue to reach on a final conclusion. Talking to media Manjhi said, the issue will be … Continue reading BJP, allies close to finalise seat-sharing deal for Bihar polls

Owaisi party to contest Bihar polls from Seemanchal

AMN / Adding another dimension in the high-stake political fight, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has decided to test electoral waters in Bihar The AIMIM yesterday said it will field candidates in mainly Seemanchal region, which has a seizable minority population, the party’s core vote base. AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi said instead of contesting … Continue reading Owaisi party to contest Bihar polls from Seemanchal

Jaitley accuses Nitish, Lalu of betraying legacy of Ram Manohar Lohia

Senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav of betraying the legacy of socialist icon Ram Manohar Lohia. Speaking at a function in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said, those who do politics in the name of Lohia, are now regular visitor to … Continue reading Jaitley accuses Nitish, Lalu of betraying legacy of Ram Manohar Lohia

Former Bihar CM Manjhi’s son detained with cash

AMN / Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s son Praveen Kumar was detained by the police after he was allegedly found carrying cash in a car today. Sub-Divisional Police Officer Mohd. Ashfaq Ansari said, during routine checking of vehicles, the police intercepted a car at Gaya-Jehanabad check post near Umta village and seized four … Continue reading Former Bihar CM Manjhi’s son detained with cash

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

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

SPORTS: Bajrang Punia, Deepa Malik to get Khel Ratna, 19 others nominated for Arjuna Awards

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Asian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist wrestler, Bajrang Punia and Paral ...

Squash: Top seed Yash, unseeded Neel make quarters

Mumbai Top seed Yash Fadte of Goa scored a clinical 11-4, 11-4, 11-7 win over Shivamraaj Gulati of Chandig ...

Shooting: Flop show by Indian Trap shooters at Lahiri Shotgun World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi, 17 August It turned out to be a flop show for the Indian trap shooters as Ky ...

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MARQUEE

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

Tea at Rs 50,000 per kg in Assam

AMN / GUWAHATI Believe it or not a special variety of Assam tea was sold for Rs 50,000 per kg at the Guwa ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Veteran actor Vidya Sinha dies at 71

AMN Veteran actor Vidya Sinha died in Mumbai on Thursday morning after suffering from lung and heart disord ...

Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal bag National Film Award for best actor

AMN Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal have jointly bagged the National Film Award for be ...

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