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Bihar floods: Ganga, Gandak, Kosi Rivers cross danger level after incessant rainfall

The Ganga River and its tributaries have crossed the danger level in several areas in Bihar as a result of incessant rainfall in the state capital Patna and neighbouring country Nepal. According to the officials, the Ganga River is flowing 12 cm above the danger mark in Patna, while Gandak and…

Bihar assembly election result 2020: NDA secures majority as edge of seat contest unfolds in state

An edge of seat contest unfolded on Tuesday night in Bihar as the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) secured a majority in the 243-member assembly and the RJD-led opposition alliance giving it a tough competition. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 74 seats, while the Janata Dal (United) has won…

Bihar Election Results 2020 live updates: NDA marches ahead of Grand Alliance; over 3.40 crore votes counted

Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance or Mahagathbandhan witnessed a late surge in numbers on Tuesday (November 10, 2020) in the Bihar election results 2020. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA), which enjoyed a solid lead throughout the day, saw its gains dipping in the evening in the Bihar assembly poll results. As per…

Who Talks Like This?: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar slams ally CM Yogi Adityanath over CAA remarks

Three days before the third and last phase of voting in Bihar Assembly poll, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday (November 4) slammed his ally BJP’s star campaigner Yogi Adityanath for his recent vow of “throwing intruders out”. Nitish dubbed the Uttar Pradesh CM’s remark as “faltu baat” (non-sense) and…

Bihar assembly polls witness over 53.51 per cent turnout till 6 pm in 2nd phase

Bihar on Tuesday (November 3, 2020) witnessed an estimated turn out of 53.51% till 6 pm in the 2nd phase of the state’s assembly election 2020. As per the latest data, Muzaffarpur recorded the highest poll percentage at 59.98% of the 17 districts, while Patna reported the lowest turnout at 48.24%.…

Bihar assembly election 2020 Live: People voting in big numbers is message to world, says PM Narendra Modi

The second phase of Bihar assembly election begins today with over 2.85 crore voters to decide the fate of nearly 1,500 candidates in 94 constituencies. Of the 1,463 candidates in the fray on the 94 seats, nearly 10 per cent (146) are women. Among the 2.85 crore voters, females account for…

LIVE: The huge crowd tells me the result of Bihar elections, says PM Modi in Samastipur

The campaigning for the second phase of Bihar assembly election us scheduled to end on Sunday (November 1) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address four rallies in the poll-bound state on Sunday. It is to be noted that the BJP-JDU alliance is currently in power in Bihar. The prime minister…

Bihar assembly election 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP’s ‘Vision Document’, focus on ‘Aatmanirbhar Bihar`

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharanan on Thursday released the BJP’s election manifesto – Vision Document – for the poll-bound Bihar . FM Sitharanan released the party’s election manifesto in Patna. According to reports, the BJP election manifesto focuses on ‘Atmanirbhar Bihar’. A top Bihar BJP leader had said that ithe party’s vision…

Naxals planning to target political leaders during Bihar Assembly election 2020

While preparations are in full swing to conduct a free and fair assembly election in Bihar, the intelligence agencies have warned that the Naxals may try to disrupt the electoral process as they are planning to target top political leaders in the poll-bound state. The India Post has accessed the exclusive…

Bihar assembly election 2020: Congress fields Shatrughan Sinha’s son Luv Sinha from Bankipore

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s son Luv Sinha is all set to enter the political circuit by contesting the Bihar assembly election which is scheduled to be held later this month.  Luv Sinha, 37, is the Congress candidate from Bankipore; and will be contesting against BJP’s three-time MLA Nitin Navin. Bankipore is a…