articles by Faizan Ahmad

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'Jilted' over lack of representation in Narendra Modi govt, Nitish expands Bihar cabinet to return 'one-berth' favour to BJP

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet on Sunday by inducting eight ministers. Otherwise a normal exercise and a prerogative of a chief minister, but the timing and the manner in which only JD(U) lawmakers were made ministers ignoring the ally BJP has raised many eyebrows.

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Lok Sabha polls: Bihar sees 58.92% percent turnout; BJP-Congress supporters clash amid allegations of booth capturing

While Begusarai is attracting the nation's attention for the clash between Union minister and Hindutva face Giriraj Singh and Kanhaiya, the neighbouring Munger constituency has become a prestige battle

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Begusarai: Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election to witness battle of ideologies between BJP's Giriraj Singh and CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar

Giriraj Singh, trying his hand for the first time from Begusarai, has urged the Election Commission to ban all sorts of green flags in his constituency because that reminds him of Pakistan

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With 60% polling in phase 3, voters seal fate of Sharad Yadav in Madhepura, Mukesh Sahni in Khagaria; Supaul, Araria to reveal depth of grand alliance

The phase 3 polls in Bihar sealed fate of senior leader Sharad Yadav who is facing a tough challenge from Pappu Yadav in Madhepura and Mukesh Sahni who is his trying his luck for entry to Lok Sabha from Khagaria, among others

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Lok Sabha polls second phase: Bihar's Muslim-dominated constituencies see record high 65.52% voting

A record high voting percentage in the second phase of voting in Bihar, covering five constituencies on Thursday.

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Upset with Bihar seat-sharing formula, rebel RJD, Congress leaders rise against mahagathbandhan in Madhubani

Madhubani has emerged as a battleground of Bihar mahagathbandhan leaders with rebel RJD, Congress leaders deciding to contest as Independent candidates from the Lok Sabha constituency

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Phase 1, four Bihar constituencies that went to polls appear to be heading into NDA kitty

Till 4 pm, the voting percentage was 50 percent on average, with Jamui recording over 53 percent and Gaya 46 percent. Aurangabad and Nawada reported polling of 48.75 and 47 percent respectively

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Lalu Prasad Yadav prepares to sit out first election in over 40 years, urges people of Bihar to repel 'disruptive forces'

In his over four-decades-long political career, this Lok Sabha election is the first in which Lalu Prasad will be just an spectator; that too from a distance