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

Forced to choose between communalists and criminals as their netas, Bihar voters get played by cunning secularists
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Forced to choose between communalists and criminals as their netas, Bihar voters get played by cunning secularists

The choice of Bihar Mahagathbandhan candidates for Darbhanga, Madhubani and Siwan Lok Sabha seats raises questions about the ‘secularism’ practised by non-BJP parties and the responses to it by Muslim voters

Poor attempt by Lalu to regain relevance, says Prashant Kishor after RJD chief claims Nitish sought to rejoin Mahagathbandhan
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Poor attempt by Lalu to regain relevance, says Prashant Kishor after RJD chief claims Nitish sought to rejoin Mahagathbandhan

Prashant Kishor, JD(U) vice president, on Friday hit out at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav over his claim that Kishor acted as an 'emissary' on behalf of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

Taking on Left in Wayanad, rejecting AAP, bargaining with allies: Congress seems to be aiming for 2024, not 2019
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Taking on Left in Wayanad, rejecting AAP, bargaining with allies: Congress seems to be aiming for 2024, not 2019

The way Congress is foregoing its chances of striking tactical alliances in crucial states, refusing to woo the regional partners and trying to drive a hard bargain, it seems that the party is favouring slow structural revival over immediate lunge at power

Despite CPI backing Kanhaiya Kumar for Begusarai, ex-student leader's political prospects dim without grand alliance support
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Despite CPI backing Kanhaiya Kumar for Begusarai, ex-student leader's political prospects dim without grand alliance support

With RJD vetoing Kanhaiya Kumar as a grand alliance candidate from Begusarai, the former JNUSU president's political prospects have been reduced significantly in the Lok Sabha polls

Size of Bihar mahagathbandhan puts RJD at disadvantage in home state as allies demand large share of seats
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Size of Bihar mahagathbandhan puts RJD at disadvantage in home state as allies demand large share of seats

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has rejected Congress' seat-sharing formula for the grand alliance, saying Congress should focus on states where it was capable of taking on BJP alone and not Bihar

Bihar Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM says it will boycott LS polls if not given 'sizeable' number of seats
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Bihar Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM says it will boycott LS polls if not given 'sizeable' number of seats

A constituent of the opposition Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) on Wednesday threatened to boycott the Lok Sabha polls next year if it did not get a sizeable number of seats

Sharad Yadav claims original JD(U) with him but Nitish Kumar isn't bothered yet
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Sharad Yadav claims original JD(U) with him but Nitish Kumar isn't bothered yet

According to Sharad Yadav's loyalists, several party MLAs and MLCs are in touch with him. But apart from the two Rajya Sabha MPs, no party leader has pledged open support to Yadav.

Nitish Kumar allying with BJP improves his image, ends Bihar's long wait for Centre-state cooperation
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Nitish Kumar allying with BJP improves his image, ends Bihar's long wait for Centre-state cooperation

Narendra Modi aligning with Nitish Kumar should be seen as the Centre aligning with Bihar; and a confluence of two strong, well-intentioned political leaders

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar lags behind BJP, RJD in electoral appeal; Only 17 of 100 Biharis support JD(U)
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In Bihar, Nitish Kumar lags behind BJP, RJD in electoral appeal; Only 17 of 100 Biharis support JD(U)

Nitish Kumar’s party has only been above the Congress in electoral popularity, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been the state’s most popular party.

Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM for sixth time in 12 years: How drama unfolded in Bihar over 24 hours
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Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM for sixth time in 12 years: How drama unfolded in Bihar over 24 hours

Nitish Kumar says he has resigned as Chief Minister of Bihar citing irreconcilable differences with ally RJD.

Nitish Kumar calls for Cabinet meet: Fate of Bihar coalition govt likely to be decided on 26 July
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Nitish Kumar calls for Cabinet meet: Fate of Bihar coalition govt likely to be decided on 26 July

Nitish Kumar's cabinet meeting in Patna on 26 July could turn out to be a crucial date in Bihar's political calendar, as Bihar chief minister is likely to make a decision on Lalu Prasad Yadav and family ahead of the Monsoon Session of state Assembly

Bihar Mahagathbandhan a likely casualty as Nitish's good governance locks horns with Lalu's secularism
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Bihar Mahagathbandhan a likely casualty as Nitish's good governance locks horns with Lalu's secularism

During his 15-year-reign in Bihar between 1990 and 2005, Lalu Prasad Yadav hardly cared about good governance, transparency and the development of Bihar. Corruption was no issue, given his undoubted skills in marketing his Yadav caste.

Nitish Kumar almost asks for Tejashwi's resignation; Bihar CM gives ally Lalu Prasad 4-day deadline
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Nitish Kumar almost asks for Tejashwi's resignation; Bihar CM gives ally Lalu Prasad 4-day deadline

Though Nitish did not speak to media after the meeting, his reference to "political sacrifice" was being seen as a message to the alliance partner

JD(U)-RJD alliance in Bihar: Won't compromise on Nitish's anti-corruption ideals to save govt, says Sanjay Jha
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JD(U)-RJD alliance in Bihar: Won't compromise on Nitish's anti-corruption ideals to save govt, says Sanjay Jha

On one hand, Nitish has been trying to rebuild Brand Bihar with an emphasis on corruption-free politics and on the other hand, JD(U) ally Lalu Prasad Yadav has been named in a corruption case

CBI raids at Lalu Prasad's properties: Nitish Kumar meets JD(U), to take call on Tejashwi Yadav after four days
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CBI raids at Lalu Prasad's properties: Nitish Kumar meets JD(U), to take call on Tejashwi Yadav after four days

The Janata Dal United (JD(U)) will soon decide on their opinion over the future of Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav in the state's cabinet, as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar chaired a meeting with JD(U) MLAs regarding the issue on Tuesday.

Another jolt to Bihar grand alliance? Nitish Kumar likely to skip Opposition meet on vice presidential candidate
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Another jolt to Bihar grand alliance? Nitish Kumar likely to skip Opposition meet on vice presidential candidate

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has worked out the perfect alibi to excuse himself from the meeting on account of JD(U) legislators' meeting that he is scheduled to chair in Patna on Tuesday

Bihar political crisis: RJD backs Lalu Prasad Yadav and family, says deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav won't resign
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Bihar political crisis: RJD backs Lalu Prasad Yadav and family, says deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav won't resign

One of the many issues that were on agenda at the RJD meet on Monday was to counter Opposition's call to sack Tejashwi from the Cabinet.

Nitish Kumar's press meet slamming Congress shows a fresh political equation has emerged
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Nitish Kumar's press meet slamming Congress shows a fresh political equation has emerged

Understanding Nitish Kumar’s existentialism in the otherwise turbulent waters of the phenomenon called Mahagathbandhan becomes easier in the backdrop of Jean-Paul Satre’s experience

Bihar Mahagathbandhan: Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav tell colleagues to restrain comments as Left brokers truce
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Bihar Mahagathbandhan: Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav tell colleagues to restrain comments as Left brokers truce

The Left parties have brokered a truce among the warring Bihar "Mahagathbandhan" partners following days of squabble triggered by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's decision to support NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind