The Grand Alliance was poised to win the battle for the Bihar assembly, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav said on Sunday.
Dubbing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a 'diamond' during his alliance with the BJP, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the veteran JD(U) leader has now lost much of his sheen after joining hands with the Congress and the RJD to take on the BJP in the upcoming state Assembly polls.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said he was ready for any debate on 'jungle raj' bogey while asserting he was giving 100 per cent guarantee that rule of law would prevail without any pressure from any quarter.
The Shiv Sena is back to its old game of sulking and holding out for more in Maharashtra by threatening on another front. The Sena has said it will contest as many as 150 seats in the upcoming Bihar assembly elections.
Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), a constituent of BJP-led NDA, on Sunday announced its list of candidates for seven Assembly seats which included names of four women.