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Upset with Pashupati Paras' inclusion into Union Cabinet, Chirag Paswan-led LJP faction moves Delhi HC
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Upset with Pashupati Paras' inclusion into Union Cabinet, Chirag Paswan-led LJP faction moves Delhi HC

Pashupati Paras is among the 43 leaders who will be sworn in as Union ministers at 6 pm today at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

RJD silver jubilee: High and low points the Bihar party went through in last 25 years
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RJD silver jubilee: High and low points the Bihar party went through in last 25 years

The RJD was formed on 5 July 1997 by Lalu Prasad Yadav who broke away from the Janata Dal

Chirag Paswan blames JD(U) for split in LJP, rejects decisions of faction headed by Pashupati Kumar Paras
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Chirag Paswan blames JD(U) for split in LJP, rejects decisions of faction headed by Pashupati Kumar Paras

In his first interaction with the media after the split in the LJP, Chirag Paswan struck a combative note by describing himself as 'sher ka beta' (lion's cub)

Chirag Paswan removed as LJP national president; ousted leader suspends five rebel MPs
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Chirag Paswan removed as LJP national president; ousted leader suspends five rebel MPs

Suraj Bhan will function as the working president until a new president is elected. The party has also given him the charge to conduct elections for the appointment of the party's national president

Chirag Paswan ousted from Lok Sabha party leader's post: What move means for LJP, JDU
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Chirag Paswan ousted from Lok Sabha party leader's post: What move means for LJP, JDU

In the political arena, Chirag Paswan faces the chief minister, a confused BJP that has to wager peace between two sparring allies, and a friends-or-foes possibility with Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD

Chirag Paswan ousted after 5 of 6 MPs elect Pashupati Kumar Paras as LJP's leader in Lok Sabha
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Chirag Paswan ousted after 5 of 6 MPs elect Pashupati Kumar Paras as LJP's leader in Lok Sabha

In February, over 200 LJP leaders had joined the Janata Dal United (JDU) in Bihar, including former state general secretary Keshav Singh

Meeting with Kanhaiya Kumar, LJP MP Chandan Kumar Singh not about politics, says Nitish Kumar
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Meeting with Kanhaiya Kumar, LJP MP Chandan Kumar Singh not about politics, says Nitish Kumar

Reports claimed that CPI's Kanhaiya, who is understood to be sore over the manner in which he has been treated by his party, was considering crossing over to the JD(U), a BJP ally

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)

BJP names Sushil Kumar Modi as candidate in bypoll for Ram Vilas Paswan's Rajya Sabha seat
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BJP names Sushil Kumar Modi as candidate in bypoll for Ram Vilas Paswan's Rajya Sabha seat

The ex-Bihar deputy chief minister's election to the Upper House of the Parliament is all but certain as the BJP-led NDA has a majority in the state Assembly

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

Raghopur Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD's Tejashwi Yadav wins by 38,174 votes against BJP's Satish Kumar
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Raghopur Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD's Tejashwi Yadav wins by 38,174 votes against BJP's Satish Kumar

The RJD leader polled 97,404 (or 48.74 percent) of the total votes in the Yadav-dominated constituency while the BJP candidate received 58,966 (or 29.64 percent) votes

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

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

LJP govt will send Nitish Kumar to jail if found guilty of corruption, says Chirag Paswan
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LJP govt will send Nitish Kumar to jail if found guilty of corruption, says Chirag Paswan

The LJP chief alleged corruption in Nitish Kumar's flagship 'Saat Nishchay' (seven resolves) scheme and also accused the chief minister of gaining from smuggling of liquor into the state.

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

Narendra Modi in Bihar: 'Double-engine' NDA govt under Nitish Kumar will ensure fast pace development
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Narendra Modi in Bihar: 'Double-engine' NDA govt under Nitish Kumar will ensure fast pace development

Referring to the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese troops, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the sons of Bihar laid down their lives for the tricolour but did not let 'Mother' India's head bow

Bihar Assembly polls 2020: BJP promises 19 lakh jobs in next five yrs, free COVID-19 vaccine in its manifesto
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Bihar Assembly polls 2020: BJP promises 19 lakh jobs in next five yrs, free COVID-19 vaccine in its manifesto

BJP's manifesto also included the appointment of three lakh teachers within the next year in schools and higher education institutions and one lakh jobs in the health sector