Bihar Mahagathbandhan holds first meet since LS poll debacle, resolves to educate people about 'real issues' to counter BJP
Leaders of the Opposition 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar, the multi-party formation which suffered virtual obliteration in the Lok Sabha election, on Tuesday held a meeting in an apparent bid to pick up the threads in the state where Assembly polls are due next year
The mahagathbandhan in Bihar suffered a setback after the Lok Sabha polls after two MLAs and one MLC belonging to the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party switched camps to JD(U).
Congress, RLSP, RJD, to negotiate Bihar seat-sharing formula in Delhi today; new entrants likely to get one seat each
The Bihar seat-sharing talks will be centred around a tentative formula wherein the RJD will get the lions share of 17 seats, followed by 11 seats for the Congress and four for the RLSP. The HAM, LJD and VIP would get one seat each, according to sources in the grand alliance.
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
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
Hardik had launched his fast on 25 August for demands, including farm loan waiver and reservation for the Patidar community under OBC category in government jobs and education sector.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Monday extended his support to Hardik Patel over the farm loan waiver demand
Nitish Kumar's new Bihar Cabinet big gain for the BJP: With eyes on 2019, CM keeps Manjhi, Kushwaha out
With Nitish back in the NDA fold, Kushwaha's position in the alliance was weakened, which will further strain RLSP's relationship with JD(U)
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More robust and in your face, the nature of Christmas and New Year's eve celebration has changed in Kolkata but the ancient city has assimilated the changing milieu
Ram Vilas Paswan and Jitan Ram Manjhi, two prominent Dalit leaders on whom BJP was banking to bring for NDA nearly 16 per cent votes of schedule castes, failed to deliver in the Bihar elections, as reflected in the results.
Bacon, ham and sausages have the same cancer risk as cigarettes, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), set to be published on Monday, a media report said.
Jitan Ram Manjhi criticised Union Minister VK Singh's dog remark and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate action against him.
The battle for supremacy between two BJP allies as well as rumblings in the grand alliance are at play in many seats as 49 constituencies of the Bihar Assembly go to polls in the first phase of elections on Monday.
Mahadalit leader, Hindustani Awam Morcha chief Jitan Ram Manjhi is in danger of losing his existing seat, Makhdumpur. That could be a huge embarrassment to him and his senior partner, the BJP.
Close on the heels of LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan's son-in-law rebelling against him, the son-in-law of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi also went against him and filed nomination as an Independent candidate on Monday.
The former chief minister had earlier announced his candidature from the Makhdumpur seat which is a reserved one but has now thrown in his hat for the Imamganj seat which is also a reseved seat.
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.
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).