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Rajauli Election Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD's Prakash Veer wins against BJP's Kanhaiya Kumar
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Rajauli Election Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD's Prakash Veer wins against BJP's Kanhaiya Kumar

While the RJD candidate secured 69,984 votes, the BJP candidate secured 57,391 votes in all

Saharsa Election Final Result 2020 Declared: BJP's Alok Ranjan regains seat by defeating RJD's Lovely Anand
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Saharsa Election Final Result 2020 Declared: BJP's Alok Ranjan regains seat by defeating RJD's Lovely Anand

Alok Ranjan defeated Lovely Anand, wife of strongman Anand Mohan with a margin of 19,679 votes. He polled 1,03,538 votes (45.59 percent) as against Lovely Anand's 83,859 votes (36.93 percent)

Bihar Assembly election result 2020: Redemption for Tejashwi or another term for Nitish; today's counting to decide
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Bihar Assembly election result 2020: Redemption for Tejashwi or another term for Nitish; today's counting to decide

Most exit polls have predicted a rout for the ruling JD(U)-BJP combine and a resounding victory for Grand Alliance led by Tejashwi, whose party drew a blank in the 2019 general elections

Bihar election result 2020: Nitish's blinkered view and Tejashwi's 'development' pitch likely to give Mahagathbandhan the edge
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Bihar election result 2020: Nitish's blinkered view and Tejashwi's 'development' pitch likely to give Mahagathbandhan the edge

Mahagathbandhan secured an edge with the progressive agenda made through the careful consideration on emerging socio-economic priorities, this helped in the consolidation of constituents, like RJD, Congress and Left Parties.

Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan claims Nitish Kumar will 'bow head' before RJD to remain in power
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Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan claims Nitish Kumar will 'bow head' before RJD to remain in power

Paswan also claimed that the JD(U) chief had earlier "folded his hands" before Narendra Modi only to gain power

Bihar polls: Janata Dal Rashtravadi candidate and supporter shot while campaigning in Sheohar constituency
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Bihar polls: Janata Dal Rashtravadi candidate and supporter shot while campaigning in Sheohar constituency

The police linked the attack on Shri Narayan Singh to a "gang war", and said that the perpetrator was then beaten to death by the mob

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

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

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Election Commission officials to visit Patna today to overview poll preparations
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Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Election Commission officials to visit Patna today to overview poll preparations

Earlier in August, poll officials had indicated that the state Assembly polls could be held sometime in October-November 2020

BJP announces 70-member steering committee headed by Nityanand Rai ahead of Bihar Assembly polls
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BJP announces 70-member steering committee headed by Nityanand Rai ahead of Bihar Assembly polls

Union Minister Nityanand Rai has been made chairman-cum-convenor of the committee while the party's state unit general secretary Devesh Kumar will be its co-convenor

'No 'manbhed' with JD(U), Nitish Kumar will lead NDA in Bihar,' says Amit Shah to News18 amid signs of distress in coalition
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'No 'manbhed' with JD(U), Nitish Kumar will lead NDA in Bihar,' says Amit Shah to News18 amid signs of distress in coalition

After Nitish decided to keep his party out of the Modi government, apparently to protest the offer of only one ministerial berth to his party, the saffron alliance in Bihar has been marked by a sense of unease.

BJP may field Ravi Shankar Prasad from Patna Saheb for Lok Sabha polls; Shatrughan Sinha hints at exit from party
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BJP may field Ravi Shankar Prasad from Patna Saheb for Lok Sabha polls; Shatrughan Sinha hints at exit from party

Shatrughan Sinha, who is the BJP MP from Patna Saheb, is likely to be replaced with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the Lok Sabha election, according to sources

In Gaya, world’s fourth most polluted city, political apathy keeps environmental degradation from becoming an election issue
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In Gaya, world’s fourth most polluted city, political apathy keeps environmental degradation from becoming an election issue

In Gaya, world’s fourth most polluted city, political and administrative apathy keeps environmental degradation from becoming an election issue as successive municipal corporations take no note of people's deteriorating health due to the worsening air quality.

Nitish Kumar's politics: Shahabuddin, ban on alcohol could drag the Bihar CM down
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Nitish Kumar's politics: Shahabuddin, ban on alcohol could drag the Bihar CM down

In all this there is a message to Kumar – a person nursing a national ambition must first bolster his own strength. Kumar hasn’t on his home turf of Bihar.

Bihar polls: 31.80% polling recorded till 12 noon in the last phase of elections
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Bihar polls: 31.80% polling recorded till 12 noon in the last phase of elections

A large turnout was recorded in the initial hours of voting in 57 Assembly constituencies spread over nine districts in the final phase of polling in Bihar.

Rahul to lead a rejuvenated Congress: Did someone say ‘not again’?
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Rahul to lead a rejuvenated Congress: Did someone say ‘not again’?

The protest march of the Congress party, led by its president Sonia Gandhi was not just about Narendra Modi bashing, muscle-flexing or to register protest against growing intolerance in the country; it was a message from the age-old party that post-Diwali, it would appear in a rejuvenated form.

Quotas, Art 370: Why BR Ambedkar would not recognise our Constitution today
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Quotas, Art 370: Why BR Ambedkar would not recognise our Constitution today

India's Constitution, with 100 amendments to date, is a poor shadow of the liberal document Ambedkar gave us. Ambedkar's reason for making amendments easy have ended up subverting its fundamental values.

Bihar's women may not decide their future, but they're definitely shaping the state's political future
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Bihar's women may not decide their future, but they're definitely shaping the state's political future

They are backing Nitish Kumar’s prohibition campaign but feel that Nitish with Lalu Yadav is a changed man.

Nine-yard poll ad: Bihari workers in Surat to send home saris with Modi pictures
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Nine-yard poll ad: Bihari workers in Surat to send home saris with Modi pictures

In a bid to woo voters, Bihari workers in Gujarat are sending five lakh sarees with a Modi image on them back home, ahead of elections in the eastern state.

'Phir se Nitish': How the JD(U)-RJD-Congress plans to counter BJP's Mission 182 in Bihar
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'Phir se Nitish': How the JD(U)-RJD-Congress plans to counter BJP's Mission 182 in Bihar

As Bihar prepares for a fierce political battle, the ‘grand alliance’ of the JD(U), RJD and Congress has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure that the BJP does not achieve its ‘Mission 182’.