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BJP proclaims Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM face, but anti-incumbency and LJP could disrupt JD(U)'s plans
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BJP proclaims Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM face, but anti-incumbency and LJP could disrupt JD(U)'s plans

Here are some of the possible scenarios that the Bihar chief minister may find himself dealing with in the future

Bihar polls: BJP backs Nitish Kumar, rebuffs LJP; shooter Shreyasi Singh in first list of 27 candidates
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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

Bihar Assembly election: Nitish Kumar welcomes poll schedule, unveils second part of '7 resolves' initiative
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Bihar Assembly election: Nitish Kumar welcomes poll schedule, unveils second part of '7 resolves' initiative

The 'seven resolves' initiative, launched by the state govt for its 2015-20 term, comprised seven schemes to ensure basic necessities to every household

JP Nadda, top BJP leaders meet Nitish Kumar to discuss seat-sharing formula for Bihar Assembly polls
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JP Nadda, top BJP leaders meet Nitish Kumar to discuss seat-sharing formula for Bihar Assembly polls

The meeting comes amid uncertainty over Kumar's alliance with the Lok Janshakti Party and if the party will fight the Bihar polls with the JD(U)-BJP combine

BJP, JDU, LJP to fight upcoming Bihar Assembly polls together, says JP Nadda; Nitish Kumar to be face of alliance
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BJP, JDU, LJP to fight upcoming Bihar Assembly polls together, says JP Nadda; Nitish Kumar to be face of alliance

JP Nadda's remarks come amid a bitter war of words between Nitish Kumar's JDU and Chirag Paswan-headed LJP

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Bihar govt recommends CBI investigation into late actor's case
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Sushant Singh Rajput death: Bihar govt recommends CBI investigation into late actor's case

Sushant Singh Rajput's father KK Singh had spoken to Nitish Kumar and requested the CBI to investigate the matter.

Sushant Singh Rajput death: LJP urges Bihar govt to intervene for a thorough probe, and punish the 'guilty'
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Sushant Singh Rajput death: LJP urges Bihar govt to intervene for a thorough probe, and punish the 'guilty'

In a letter to the Bihar chief minister, Lok Janshakti Party president said Sushant Singh Rajput might have been a victim of "groupism" in the Hindi film industry

Nitish Kumar sets target of 200 seats for NDA in 2020 Bihar Assembly elections, dismisses rumours sparked by meeting with Tejashwi Yadav
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Nitish Kumar sets target of 200 seats for NDA in 2020 Bihar Assembly elections, dismisses rumours sparked by meeting with Tejashwi Yadav

Disapproving of political 'controversies' around the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Nitish Kumar called for 'patience' as the matter was sub-judice

Ram Vilas Paswan says Centre should bring ordinance to ‘rectify’ SC order on reservation in jobs for ST, SC communities
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Ram Vilas Paswan says Centre should bring ordinance to ‘rectify’ SC order on reservation in jobs for ST, SC communities

Centre should bring an ordinance to 'rectify' SC's decision on reservation in jobs for SC, ST communities and all such issues should be included in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution to insulate them from judicial review, Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

SC order on reservation: Centre tells Lok Sabha govt wasn't party to case after Opposition accuses it of failing to defend quota
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SC order on reservation: Centre tells Lok Sabha govt wasn't party to case after Opposition accuses it of failing to defend quota

Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot said the top court order pertains to a 2012 decision of the previous Congress government in Uttarakhand and asserted that the Central government is 'committed' and 'dedicated' to reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs

Amid BJP-Shiv Sena feud in Maharashtra, NDA members pitch for co-ordination committee to sort out differences among allies
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Amid BJP-Shiv Sena feud in Maharashtra, NDA members pitch for co-ordination committee to sort out differences among allies

The shadow of an imminent divorce between the BJP and the Shiv Sena loomed large over an NDA meeting on Sunday.

Jharkhand elections: After AJSU, BJP ally LJP ditches saffron party to go solo in state; party to contest in 50 seats, says Chirag Paswan
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Jharkhand elections: After AJSU, BJP ally LJP ditches saffron party to go solo in state; party to contest in 50 seats, says Chirag Paswan

LJP president Chirag Paswan announced on Tuesday that his party will contest 50 seats in the Jharkhand assembly elections, scheduled to be held in five phases between 30 November and 20 December

LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan's son Chirag likely to be appointed LJP chief tomorrow; 37-year-old is second term Lok Sabha MP from Jamui
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LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan's son Chirag likely to be appointed LJP chief tomorrow; 37-year-old is second term Lok Sabha MP from Jamui

Party sources said the LJP national executive in its meeting on Tuesday will see Chirag Paswan's anointment as its president

Ramchandra Paswan, LJP MP and brother of Ram Vilas Paswan, passes away after brief illness
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Ramchandra Paswan, LJP MP and brother of Ram Vilas Paswan, passes away after brief illness

Ramchandra Paswan, four-time Member of Parliament and younger brother of Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, passed away in Delhi on Sunday.

LJP passes resolution to name Ram Vilas Paswan as its representative in new Narendra Modi govt
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LJP passes resolution to name Ram Vilas Paswan as its representative in new Narendra Modi govt

BJP ally Lok Janshakti Party on Tuesday passed a resolution, recommending its president Ram Vilas Paswan's name as the party's representative in the new Narendra Modi government.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Phase 1, four Bihar constituencies that went to polls appear to be heading into NDA kitty
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Phase 1, four Bihar constituencies that went to polls appear to be heading into NDA kitty

Till 4 pm, the voting percentage was 50 percent on average, with Jamui recording over 53 percent and Gaya 46 percent. Aurangabad and Nawada reported polling of 48.75 and 47 percent respectively

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Giriraj Singh, Chirag Paswan among NDA's key candidates from Bihar for Lok Sabha election
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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Giriraj Singh, Chirag Paswan among NDA's key candidates from Bihar for Lok Sabha election

The NDA's candidates from Bihar includes Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Radha Mohan Singh and Ashwini Chaubey, as well as LJP leader Chirag Paswan.

Priyanka Gandhi typifies popular Brahmin ideas but will encounter challenges from other dynastic charisma in Uttar Pradesh
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Priyanka Gandhi typifies popular Brahmin ideas but will encounter challenges from other dynastic charisma in Uttar Pradesh

In many ways, Priyanka typifies popular ideas of Brahmin-ness. She is tall, fair and has sharp features. In an inherently racist North India, forever conflicted about dark complexion, Priyanka is the physical embodiment of the ideal Brahmin

Not Ram Temple, only development on LJP's agenda for Lok Sabha 2019 polls, says Chirag Paswan
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Not Ram Temple, only development on LJP's agenda for Lok Sabha 2019 polls, says Chirag Paswan

These statements from Chirag, son of LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan came just days after his father stated that "the BJP need to change the mass perception in terms of minorities, Dalits."

NDA stitches together formidable alliance in Bihar as BJP signals willingness to assuage allies' concerns
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NDA stitches together formidable alliance in Bihar as BJP signals willingness to assuage allies' concerns

By sealing the seat-sharing deal with Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP, the BJP leadership has sent a message to Shiv Sena, TDP and others — existing and former allies — that the party will not hesitate in taking a step forward if needed to maintain the coalition dharma