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Chirag Paswan invited to Union Budget session meeting but won't attend due to health reasons, says LJP
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Chirag Paswan invited to Union Budget session meeting but won't attend due to health reasons, says LJP

The LJP's membership in the NDA is being questioned because the party walked out of the alliance in Bihar and contested the Assembly polls against Nitish Kumar's JD(U)

Bihar poll result analysis: Vote share dips for most, but BJP's margins rise; fewer women MLAs win despite high female turnout
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Bihar poll result analysis: Vote share dips for most, but BJP's margins rise; fewer women MLAs win despite high female turnout

The difference between the average vote share of first-time candidates and candidates who have contested in Bihar elections before , is highest for the Congress, potentially indicating that the party's performance varies highly based on the candidate

Bihar election results: Nitish Kumar-led NDA wins 125 constituencies; Mahagathbandhan gets 110 seats
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Bihar election results: Nitish Kumar-led NDA wins 125 constituencies; Mahagathbandhan gets 110 seats

The RJD finished as the single-largest party with 75 seats, while the Congress won a mere 19 seats

Bihar Election Result 2020: NDA wins Bihar with clear majority; RJD emerges single largest party with 75 seats, MGB bags 110
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Bihar Election Result 2020: NDA wins Bihar with clear majority; RJD emerges single largest party with 75 seats, MGB bags 110

The NDA, which earlier in the day took the lead before dipping below the majority mark in the evening, has now firmed up its edge and is set to cross the magic number of 122 seats

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 voting percentage elections 2020 updates: Overall voter turnout at 51.9% till 5 pm; Chakai registers highest figure at 60.03%
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Bihar voting percentage elections 2020 updates: Overall voter turnout at 51.9% till 5 pm; Chakai registers highest figure at 60.03%

Bihar voting percentage elections 2020 updates: In the first phase of Assembly election in Bihar, 51.91 percent voter turnout was recorded in ten hours of voting in 71 constituencies of 243-member Assembly

One dead, over 24 injured in firing, stone-pelting during Durga idol immersion in Bihar's Munger
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One dead, over 24 injured in firing, stone-pelting during Durga idol immersion in Bihar's Munger

The incident occurred late on Monday night at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Chowk. Witnesses said there was a pile-up of processions after a makeshift bamboo carrier broke down.

Some 'people' trying to make dent in NDA, says JP Nadda in indirect attack on Chirag Paswan
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Some 'people' trying to make dent in NDA, says JP Nadda in indirect attack on Chirag Paswan

Though he did not name him, Nadda's remarks are seen as a repudiation of Chirag Paswan's political salvos against the chief minister but praise of Narendra Modi

Chirag Paswan bats for 'Nitish-free' Bihar, says LJP will promote religious tourism if voted to power
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Chirag Paswan bats for 'Nitish-free' Bihar, says LJP will promote religious tourism if voted to power

Bihar would not have been facing the problem of revenue shortage had Kumar promoted religious tourism in the state, Paswan said in a tweet

Bihar Polls: Nitish Kumar campaigns in Ram Vilas Paswan's turf, refrains from criticising Chirag
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Bihar Polls: Nitish Kumar campaigns in Ram Vilas Paswan's turf, refrains from criticising Chirag

After dissociating his party from the ruling NDA in Bihar, Chirag has been hitting out at the chief minister almost on a daily basis in his election meetings as well as in the social media, but Kumar has chosen not to react to him

Bihar Opinion Poll 2020: CVoter survey says Nitish Kumar may return; Chirag Paswan unlikely to be a factor
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Bihar Opinion Poll 2020: CVoter survey says Nitish Kumar may return; Chirag Paswan unlikely to be a factor

The survey, conducted by C-Voter in partnership with Times Now suggested that 41.22 percent of the respondents were not satisfied at all with Nitish's performance, while 61.1 percent desperately wanted a change in power

Chirag Paswan, in the running to inherit father's kingmaker legacy, gets unexpected ally in Tejashwi Yadav
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Chirag Paswan, in the running to inherit father's kingmaker legacy, gets unexpected ally in Tejashwi Yadav

The two young politicians, despite having positioned themselves on opposite ends of the political spectrum, seem to have left enough maneuvering space to unite against a common foe — Nitish Kumar

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

BJP following 'coalition dharma' by attacking me despite anger against Nitish Kumar, says Chirag Paswan
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BJP following 'coalition dharma' by attacking me despite anger against Nitish Kumar, says Chirag Paswan

Paswan has been making determined efforts to target the JD(U) by putting up candidates against it, while his party is not contesting on seats where the BJP is in the fray

'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

Chirag Paswan claims Nitish Kumar behaved 'haughtily' with Ram Vilas Paswan, accuses Bihar govt of harming Dalit community
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Chirag Paswan claims Nitish Kumar behaved 'haughtily' with Ram Vilas Paswan, accuses Bihar govt of harming Dalit community

Chirag also accused the Nitish-led JD(U) of working against LJP candidates in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls "in violation of the coalition dharma"

Bihar polls 2020: BJP expels 9 party leaders including rebels contesting on LJP tickets
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Bihar polls 2020: BJP expels 9 party leaders including rebels contesting on LJP tickets

The rebel leaders have been expelled for a period of six years as they failed to meet the deadline set by the BJP leadership for withdrawing nomination papers

Bihar needs leadership of both Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar, says JP Nadda at Gaya rally
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Bihar needs leadership of both Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar, says JP Nadda at Gaya rally

Targeting the RJD, the BJP president said those who rose to power drawing upon the legacy of Jayaprakash Narayan have ended up joining hands with the very Congress party he opposed

Ram Vilas Paswan cremated in Patna with full state honours; several leaders attend LJP founder's last rites
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Ram Vilas Paswan cremated in Patna with full state honours; several leaders attend LJP founder's last rites

A large number of supporters had come to Digha ghat in Patna from his pocket borough Hajipur, which Paswan had nurtured since his Lok Sabha debut in 1977

Bihar polls: With Ram Vilas Paswan's demise, Chirag's solo gamble now rests on ability to consolidate Dalit vote
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Bihar polls: With Ram Vilas Paswan's demise, Chirag's solo gamble now rests on ability to consolidate Dalit vote

Chirag Paswan, who took on the role of the national president of the LJP from his father last year, would not have anticipated that he would have to fight the Bihar elections under his own steam