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Ballia firing: BJP MLA trying to instigate caste violence by supporting accused, says SBSP chief OP Rajbhar
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Ballia firing: BJP MLA trying to instigate caste violence by supporting accused, says SBSP chief OP Rajbhar

The former minister also alleged hat MLA Surendra Singh was issuing statements in support of the accused at the behest of the BJP

Narendra Modi in Bihar: 'Double-engine' NDA govt under Nitish Kumar will ensure fast pace development
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Narendra Modi in Bihar: 'Double-engine' NDA govt under Nitish Kumar will ensure fast pace development

Referring to the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese troops, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the sons of Bihar laid down their lives for the tricolour but did not let 'Mother' India's head bow

Opposition leaders, activists slam BJP over promise of 'free vaccine' in Bihar, say party 'deriding people'
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Opposition leaders, activists slam BJP over promise of 'free vaccine' in Bihar, say party 'deriding people'

Some also drew the Election Commission into the debate, asking whether the BJP could be allowed to make such an announcement when preparations for the polls were already underway

Bihar Dy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS-Patna
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Bihar Dy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS-Patna

The BJP leader said his parameters are normal and he has been hospitalised for better monitoring and added that he will soon return for campaigning in the poll-bound state.

Bihar Assembly polls 2020: BJP promises 19 lakh jobs in next five yrs, free COVID-19 vaccine in its manifesto
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Bihar Assembly polls 2020: BJP promises 19 lakh jobs in next five yrs, free COVID-19 vaccine in its manifesto

BJP's manifesto also included the appointment of three lakh teachers within the next year in schools and higher education institutions and one lakh jobs in the health sector

Bihar polls: Yogi Adityanath rakes up Ram Mandir, J&K and Pakistan in rallies supporting Nitish Kumar
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Bihar polls: Yogi Adityanath rakes up Ram Mandir, J&K and Pakistan in rallies supporting Nitish Kumar

The BJP's star campaigner blazed through three Assembly segments with back-to-back rallies on the first day of his campaign in Bihar, commencing his speeches with roars of Vande Mataram and signing off with chants of Jai Shri Ram

Centre approves EC proposal for 10% hike in poll spending cap in Lok Sabha, Assembly elections
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Centre approves EC proposal for 10% hike in poll spending cap in Lok Sabha, Assembly elections

The hike was recommended keeping in mind the difficulties candidates may face while holding rallies amid the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus

Not contesting Bihar polls to avenge 2019 Lok Sabha defeat, but to 'fight for people', says Luv Sinha
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Not contesting Bihar polls to avenge 2019 Lok Sabha defeat, but to 'fight for people', says Luv Sinha

Bankipur, the seat Luv is contesting, falls in the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha segment, where his father and ex-Union minister Shatrughan Sinha was defeated in the 2019 general election

'No relations with LJP': BJP slams Chirag Paswan over criticism of Nitish Kumar ahead of Bihar polls
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'No relations with LJP': BJP slams Chirag Paswan over criticism of Nitish Kumar ahead of Bihar polls

Paswan has been seeking to win over BJP by praising its top brass, however, he has been critical of party ally and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar over the state govt's policies

Bihar Assembly polls: Nitish Kumar to begin election campaign tomorrow, will address 11 constituencies virtually
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Bihar Assembly polls: Nitish Kumar to begin election campaign tomorrow, will address 11 constituencies virtually

Sanjay Kumar Jha, JD(U) national general secretary, said Nitish will be addressing people in a total of 35 Assembly constituencies over the next couple of days

Bihar Assembly polls: Congress forms six committees, Randeep Surjewala named chairman of key panel
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Bihar Assembly polls: Congress forms six committees, Randeep Surjewala named chairman of key panel

The 14-member panel headed by Surjewala also includes senior leaders like Meira Kumar, Tariq Anwar, Shatrughan Sinha, Kirti Azad, Shakeel Ahmed and Sanjay Nirupam

Bihar polls: Shiv Sena to contest 50 seats, says it will field candidates where party is 'involved in public work'
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Bihar polls: Shiv Sena to contest 50 seats, says it will field candidates where party is 'involved in public work'

The party has released a list of 22 leaders who will campaign in Bihar. Besides Uddhav, Aaditya Thackeray also figures in the list of campaigners

Bihar Polls: EC trims number of star campaigners amid Covid threat, Modi, Rahul Uddhav among key names
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Bihar Polls: EC trims number of star campaigners amid Covid threat, Modi, Rahul Uddhav among key names

The Election Commission has allowed all recognised parties 30 star campaigners each, while for unrecognised parties the number is down to 20

Bihar polls: JD(U) names 115 candidates; Chandrika Roy contests from Parsa, ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey loses out
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Bihar polls: JD(U) names 115 candidates; Chandrika Roy contests from Parsa, ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey loses out

Pandey, who had hit the national headlines in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, may yet ontes the Valmiki Nagar LS bypolls or get a berth in the legislative council

Bihar Assembly polls: JMM accuses RJD of 'political cheating', decides to go solo in seven seats
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Bihar Assembly polls: JMM accuses RJD of 'political cheating', decides to go solo in seven seats

JMM general secretary Supriyo Bhattachaya said the party will contest seven Assembly seats on borders with the state, but that the number could increase later

Bihar Assembly polls: Congress likely to finalise candidates in party election committee meeting today
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Bihar Assembly polls: Congress likely to finalise candidates in party election committee meeting today

The Bihar assembly polls will be held in three phases on 28 October, 3 November, and 7 November, and the counting of votes will take place on 10 November

Shooter Shreyasi Singh joins BJP, likely to contest Bihar Assembly elections
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Shooter Shreyasi Singh joins BJP, likely to contest Bihar Assembly elections

Shreyasi's father Digvijay Singh was a seasoned socialist leader from Bihar. Following his death, her mother Putul Singh represented Banka in the Lok Sabha.

Bihar Assembly polls: Patna authorities say 47 open grounds, 19 halls to be used for rallies
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Bihar Assembly polls: Patna authorities say 47 open grounds, 19 halls to be used for rallies

The number of participants at such rallies cannot exceed 100 till 14 October irrespective of the size of the ground, said Patna DM Kumar Ravi

Bihar Assembly election: RJD promises 10 lakh permanent government jobs if voted to power
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Bihar Assembly election: RJD promises 10 lakh permanent government jobs if voted to power

Tejashwi Yadav also took a dig at BJP saying that RJD "is not like those who achieve power with a promise of two crore jobs every year and leave Bihar bankrupt after 15 years of rule"

Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U) ahead of Bihar polls; ex-DGP defended Nitish, slammed Rhea in Sushant Singh Rajput case
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Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U) ahead of Bihar polls; ex-DGP defended Nitish, slammed Rhea in Sushant Singh Rajput case

Speculation is rife that Pandey might be offered a ticket to contest the Assembly polls from a seat in his native Buxar district