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Bihar Assembly polls to be held in three phases from 28 Oct to 7 Nov; counting on 10 Nov
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Bihar Assembly polls to be held in three phases from 28 Oct to 7 Nov; counting on 10 Nov

The term of the 243-member Bihar legislative Assembly comes to an end on 29 November. Of the total strength, 38 seats are reserved for SCs and two for STs

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

Bihar Assembly polls 2020: Nitish Kumar launches JD(U)'s digital platform, to hold virtual rally on 6 Sept
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Bihar Assembly polls 2020: Nitish Kumar launches JD(U)'s digital platform, to hold virtual rally on 6 Sept

Due to the rising COVID-19 cases in Bihar, the JD(U) is bracing to use technology in the Assembly election which is likely to be held in October-November

Double blow to RJD: Party vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigns, five MLCs defect to JD(U) ahead of Legislative Council polls
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Double blow to RJD: Party vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigns, five MLCs defect to JD(U) ahead of Legislative Council polls

In another major blow to the RJD ahead of the Bihar Legislative Council polls, party national vice-president and Lalu Prasad Yadav loyality Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigned from his post today

At 10.2%, Bihar unemployment rate almost double the national average, indicates CMIE 2019 data months before state goes to polls
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At 10.2%, Bihar unemployment rate almost double the national average, indicates CMIE 2019 data months before state goes to polls

India’s eastern Bihar state, one of the country’s largest and poorest states, posted a steep rise in unemployment in the year ended June 2019 to record nearly double the national jobless rate, only months out from elections

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

After opposition to NRC, Bihar Assembly now passes unanimous resolution in favour of caste-based Census in 2021
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After opposition to NRC, Bihar Assembly now passes unanimous resolution in favour of caste-based Census in 2021

Earlier on Tuesday, the Bihar Legislative Assembly witnessed a fair share of unrest over the contentious citizenship law, with a ruckus over the issues of CAA-NRC-NPR between the ruling NDA and the Opposition getting so unruly that the Speaker had to adjourn the House for 15 minutes.

FIR against Prashant Kishor for plagiarising content of 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign; complainant alleges he was working on similar project
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FIR against Prashant Kishor for plagiarising content of 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign; complainant alleges he was working on similar project

Besides Prashant Kishor, Gautam has registered the FIR against a person named Osama. He alleged that Osama was working with him on 'Bihar ki Baat' before he resigned from the job.

Back from adult prison, Bihar minors arrested in police raids on Muslim homes post CAA protests tell of maltreatment
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Back from adult prison, Bihar minors arrested in police raids on Muslim homes post CAA protests tell of maltreatment

Bihar Police passed minors off as adults in the First Information Report (FIR). Which meant they spent a month in an Aurangabad prison with hardened criminals before they were moved to a juvenile home on 23 January.

JD(U) expels Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma for 'anti-party' activities; in parting tweet, poll strategist says 'thank you' and 'best wishes' to Nitish Kumar
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JD(U) expels Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma for 'anti-party' activities; in parting tweet, poll strategist says 'thank you' and 'best wishes' to Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor and Pavan Varma were at loggerheads with the party over its position on the Citizenship Amendment Act and the JD(U)-BJP alliance outside of Bihar.

Amit Shah slams Opposition for 'misleading' minorities on CAA at Bihar rally, says Nitish Kumar to lead NDA in Assembly polls
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Amit Shah slams Opposition for 'misleading' minorities on CAA at Bihar rally, says Nitish Kumar to lead NDA in Assembly polls

Addressing a pro-CAA rally of the saffron party in this north Bihar district, Amit Shah slammed the Opposition for misleading minorities about the Act and engineering violence that had erupted in the aftermath.

JD(U) in seat-sharing talks with BJP over Delhi polls, says party leader Sanjay Jha; Congress claims Nitish will be dumped 'ruthlessly'
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JD(U) in seat-sharing talks with BJP over Delhi polls, says party leader Sanjay Jha; Congress claims Nitish will be dumped 'ruthlessly'

The Janata Dal (United) headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is exploring a tie-up with the BJP for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, a senior leader said here on Wednesday

Reject 'divisive CAA-NPR-NRC' in Bihar to avoid social turbulence, JD(U)'s Pavan Varma appeals to Nitish Kumar in open letter
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Reject 'divisive CAA-NPR-NRC' in Bihar to avoid social turbulence, JD(U)'s Pavan Varma appeals to Nitish Kumar in open letter

JD(U) general secretary Pavan Varma on Sunday asked party president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to categorically reject the divisive CAA-NPR-NRC scheme, saying this has nefarious agenda to divide India and create a great deal of unnecessary social turbulence

Watch: In aftermath of police action during anti-CAA protests in Bihar's Aurangabad, video proof emerges of cops wrecking vehicles, barging into homes
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Watch: In aftermath of police action during anti-CAA protests in Bihar's Aurangabad, video proof emerges of cops wrecking vehicles, barging into homes

Several videos emerging from Bihar's Aurangabad show the extent of police high-handedness in Muslim dominated areas in the town. The videos were shot on 21 December, 2019, when Bihar Police arrested 46 people after anti-Citizenship Amendment Act and anti-National Register of Citizen protests turned violent in the town of Aurangabad.

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

JD(U) releases first list of 11 candidates for Jharkhand Assembly polls; barring a former state minister, other nominees first-timers
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JD(U) releases first list of 11 candidates for Jharkhand Assembly polls; barring a former state minister, other nominees first-timers

JD(U) state general secretary Shravan Kumar, after announcing the names here, said the party would depend on greenhorns in the first phase of the Jharkhand Assembly election

'No 'manbhed' with JD(U), Nitish Kumar will lead NDA in Bihar,' says Amit Shah to News18 amid signs of distress in coalition
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'No 'manbhed' with JD(U), Nitish Kumar will lead NDA in Bihar,' says Amit Shah to News18 amid signs of distress in coalition

After Nitish decided to keep his party out of the Modi government, apparently to protest the offer of only one ministerial berth to his party, the saffron alliance in Bihar has been marked by a sense of unease.

JD(U) distances itself from BJP, YSRCP gets closer, but Modi-Jagan geniality will depend on special status for Andhra Pradesh
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JD(U) distances itself from BJP, YSRCP gets closer, but Modi-Jagan geniality will depend on special status for Andhra Pradesh

From Modi's point of view, Jagan offers a redeeming aspect in the light of the cooling off of the alliance with JD(U). The 46-year-old YSRCP leader comes across as an exact anti-thesis of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who has set herself on a ruthless path of confrontation with the Modi regime.