Bihar polls: BJP backs Nitish Kumar, rebuffs LJP; shooter Shreyasi Singh in first list of 27 candidates
Of the 243 seats in Bihar Assembly, the JD(U) has got 122 seats of which it will give seven seats to HAM, whereas the BJP will contest in 121 seats, and is in discussion with VIP for a seat-sharing arrangement within its quota
BJP in dismay, JD(U) disapproves as Prashant Kishor suggests more seats for Nitish Kumar's party in Bihar Assembly polls
Prashant Kishor's assertion that the JD(U) should contest on more seats than the BJP in the Bihar Assembly polls due next year has been met with dismay in the BJP and disapproval in the JD(U)
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
BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain loses Bhagalpur ticket to JD(U) in Bihar despite being member of party’s central election committee
Ironically, Shahnawaz Hussain is a member of the BJP's central election committee, which takes the final call on the candidates to field in the polls.
Congress rejects RJD's seat-sharing formula in Bihar: Party 'confident' of winning in at least 20 seats in Assembly elections
The Congress on Friday opposed the seat-sharing formula of the grand alliance in Bihar, saying that the party was confident of a win in at least 20 out of 40 seats in the Assembly.
Bihar seat-sharing: BJP, JD(U) to contest 17 Lok Sabha seats, LJP six; Ram Vilas Paswan NDA's Rajya Sabha candidate
The discussions between the BJP-led NDA constituents in Bihar for seat-sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections have been keenly watched as they come in the backdrop of recent troubles in the alliance.
Daily Bulletin: Women to try Sabarimala entry; 43 die in Indonesia tsunami; Bihar seat-sharing decision likely today; day's top stories
Daily bulletin: Women from a Chennai-based organisation to make an attempt to enter Sabarimala today; NDA to announce seat sharing in Bihar during a joint press conference; day's top stories
Blow to BJP in Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP rejects Amit Shah's 20:20 seat-sharing formula for Lok Sabha polls
Only days earlier, the RLSP had blamed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) for creating "confusion" over seat-sharing with the BJP within the ruling coalition.
The BJP, which so far played second fiddle in Bihar politics, had assumed a new big brother role – the party will contest 160 seats, a number the BJP leaders had been quoting for long. Ram Vilas Paswan of LJP will contest on 40 seats, Upendra kushwaha’s LJSP will contest on 23 and Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM will fight on 20 seats (another few HAM leaders will get to fight on BJP symbol).