ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2010

  • Nitish locks horns with Rahul on central funds October 15, 2010

    Motihari (Bihar): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday locked horns with Rahul Gandhi over central funds to Bihar and dared the Congress leader to stop the allocation to the state, saying the funds are not given at somebody's 'meharbani' (favour). Allocation of funds to the state by the Centre is in...
  • Don't need Modi, Varun for Bihar polls: Nitish April 10, 2010

    New Delhi: BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Varun Gandhi are not needed for campaigning for the coming assembly elections in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar suggested today. "Elections in Bihar will be held on the basis of the performance of our government. This is not national elections but state assembly elections....
  • 108 aspirants with criminal record in Jharkhand poll fray November 23, 2009

    New Delhi: At least 108 candidates with criminal record are contesting the first phase of Jharkhand assembly elections scheduled for November 25, an analysis of the affidavits revealed on Monday. These candidates are from all major political parties. The analysis done by voluntary organisation National Election Watch and its partner organisations,...
  • Congress ties up with Marandi for Jharkhand polls November 5, 2009

    Ranchi: The Congress party has dumped its old allies in the coming Assembly elections in Jharkhand and found a new ally in former chief minister Babulal Marandi, who was formerly with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Congress has decided to contest 55 seats and leave 31 for the Jharkhand Vikas...
  • JMM may fight Assembly polls alone: Soren September 19, 2009

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Chief Shibu Soren on Saturday said it may break away from the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and contest all seats in the Assembly elections due by March next year. "The party workers are in favour of fighting Assembly elections alone in the state. We may field...