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  • Rohtas bandh called by BJP, LJP to protest police firing at Akbarpur hits normal life 10-07-2014 01:32 PM

    The 9-hour Rohtas district bandh, called by BJP and LJP to protest the police firing at Akbarpur in which two persons were killed on Tuesday, hit the normal life on Thursday. Shops were closed and vehicles did not ply. The protesters blocked traffic in various places in Sasaram town and...
  • Consumer Affairs Minister takes measure to control inflation 18-06-2014 10:05 AM

    With the Narendra Modi government claiming to control inflation in the country, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said that 50 lakh tonnes of rice would be released at APL rates. ...
  • NDA will form next government in Bihar: Ram Vilas Paswan 14-06-2014 10:06 PM

    Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will form the government in Bihar after the next state assembly polls. "I am confident and sure that the NDA will form the next government if polls for state...
  • JDU unlikely to nominate any member for Rajya Sabha: Sources 07-06-2014 05:42 PM

    Patna: After facing a massive defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, the Bihar unit of the Janata Dal United is unlikely to nominate any member for the Rajya Sabha. Three seats in the upper house of Parliament are falling vacant after the election of three sitting members - LJP's Ram...
  • Lalu demands arrest of LJP MP Rama Singh for lying in his election affidavit 04-06-2014 05:37 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday demanded the arrest of newly-elected Vaishali MP Rama Singh from of LJP, alleging that he "hid the fact" that he is an "absconder" in an abduction case in his election affidavit. Rama Singh is one of the six MPs from Union Minister Ram Vilas...
  • LJP in favour of Article 370's revocation 28-05-2014 06:01 PM

    The state unit of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Wednesday demanded the NDA government to immediately initiate steps to revoke Article 370 of the constitution and dubbed Omar Abdullah's remarks on the issue as "an act of sedition and treason". "We demand immediate initiation of steps to revoke Article 370...
  • BJP combine wins 31 Lok Sabha seats out of 40 in Bihar 16-05-2014 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Riding on the Narendra Modi wave, the BJP and its allies scored a massive victory in the general elections in Bihar. The BJP-LJP-RLSP combine won 31 Lok Sabha seats out of 40, RJD-Congress-NCP won seven and NDA's erstwhile ally JDU managed to bag only two. The Sasaram (SC)...
  • BJP all set to sweep Bihar, ahead in over 25 seats 16-05-2014 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: 5:00 pm: Maulana Asrarul Haque of Congress wins Kisanganj Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 1,94,612 votes, defeating BJP's Dilip Kumar Jaiswal. Though Akhtarul Iman of JDU announced his withdrawal from the contest after filing nomination, he got 55,822 votes. As many as 17,206 people pressed 'NOTA'...
  • Lok Sabha elections: How the states voted in 2009 15-05-2014 06:40 PM

    The 2014 Lok Sabha Election, as expected, was one of the most keenly contested in the recent history. After the votes for the parliamentary elections were sealed in EVMs, no one knows what the outcome will be even though the exit polls have revealed the sentiments of the voters. Let's...
  • LS polls: We will get more than 30 seats in Bihar, says Ram Vilas Paswan 14-05-2014 08:06 PM

    LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said that the NDA will get more than 30 seats in Bihar. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Paswan also said that the NDA government will be formed under Narendra Modi this time. ...
  • There is no Modi wave in Bihar: Rabri Devi 07-05-2014 11:06 PM

    In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajeep Sardesai, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi said that there is no Modi wave in Bihar, there might some wave in cities but there is no wave in Villages. ...
  • LS polls: Seven Bihar seats record 56 per cent voter turnout in fifth phase 07-05-2014 06:09 PM

    56 per cent voting was registered on Wednesday in seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the fifth phase of elections in the state. Sheohar registered 53 per cent voting, Sitamarhi 52 per cent, Muzaffarpur 57.15 per cent, Maharajganj 49 per cent, Saran 51 per cent, Hajipur (SC reserved) 52...
  • LS polls: Only Modi wave in Bihar, says Paswan 07-05-2014 11:56 AM

    LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan is confident of the BJP-LJP combine winning the polls in Bihar."The only factor working here is the Modi-Paswan factor," he said. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase 8: Rahul Gandhi, Jagan Reddy among the key candidates 07-05-2014 07:53 AM

    The fate of 897 candidates will be sealed on Wednesday, May 7 as voting was being held across 64 constituencies in seven states. Some of the key candidates include Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders Varun Gandhi, Shanta Kumar, Major General BC Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, RJD nominee Rabri Devi,...
  • Lalu fights hard to save his bastion in Bihar 06-05-2014 08:03 PM

    The battle in Bihar now moves to an area where Rashtriya Janata Dal is very strong and the Bharatiya Janata Party faces a tough time to win seats without the Janata Dal United's help. In the 2009 Lok Sabha it was a tough fight between the BJP-JDU combine, who were...
  • Campaigning ends for penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections 05-05-2014 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: The high octane campaign for the penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections which saw Narendra Modi embroiled in a bitter war of words with Priyanka Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee on Monday ended in 64 constituencies, including Amethi where Rahul Gandhi is seeking re-election and 25 seats in Seemandhra,...
  • LS polls: Campaigning ends in 7 Bihar seats for fifth phase 05-05-2014 06:29 PM

    The battle cry died down this evening as campaigning came to a close in seven crucial Bihar Lok Sabha seats going to the polls in the fifth phase on May 7. This round of elections in the Gangetic plains of Bihar will see crucial fight in Hajipur(SC) and Saran seats...
  • Sharad Yadav in a tough contest, Lalu eyes gains 29-04-2014 06:16 PM

    In the fourth round of Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, the seven seats where voters will exercise their franchise are in the Mithilanchal and Kosi belt of the state. This is an area that faces massive floods in the monsoon season due to the presence of a large number of...
  • Seemanchal highly polarised; RJD upbeat, BJP worried 23-04-2014 12:58 PM

    In the sixth phase of voting in seven seats of Eastern and Northeastern Bihar (known as the Kosi-Seemanchal belt) on April 24, the fight is two-cornered in most of the seats with the Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance locked in a tough contest against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Lok Janhsakti...
  • 'Osama' to contest against Narendra Modi in Varanasi 20-04-2014 03:11 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi now has another contender for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat --"Osama bin Laden". Meraj Khalid Noor, lookalike of slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has announced his decision to enter the fray from the temple town to what he claims, is to check "communal...
  • Goons force Paswan’s namesake to file nomination to confuse voters 19-04-2014 05:13 PM

    An elderly person, who was allegedly kidnapped and forced to file nomination from Hajipur as Ram Vilas Paswan to confuse the voters, today met the LJP president and narrated his woes. The 97-year-old man whose original name is Ram Vilas Bhagat had on the basis of a false affidavit given...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Ramvilas Paswan confident of winning Hajipur 18-04-2014 12:45 PM

    Patna: Lok Janshakti Party president Ram Vilas Paswan, who recently joined hands with the BJP, is once again trying his luck from Hajipur in Bihar in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He filed his nomination papers on Tuesday. Paswan is pitted against sitting JDU MP Ramsundar Das and Congress's Sanjeev...
  • Nitish Kumar's good governance is just hype: AAP's Munger candidate 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    From a software engineer to a politician, Aam Aadmi Party's Munger candidate Sandeep Kumar says the biggest hurdle in cleaning up politics is the presence of criminal elements. The 28-year-old, who worked in Tata Consultancy Services and then went on to start a company in Delhi, jumped into politics from...
  • Bihar: AAP accuses LJP, JDU leaders of intimidating Munger voters 14-04-2014 12:13 PM

    Munger: After the attack on its Nalanda candidate Pranav Prakash by a group of unidentified men during an election campaign on Sunday night, the Aam Aadmi Party has now alleged that some strongmen and criminal elements belonging to rival parties were trying to intimidate voters in the Munger Lok Sabha...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Bihar 12-04-2014 10:41 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar visits various cities in Bihar to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Bihar has 40 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • LS polls: Bihar's 6 Naxal-hit seats vote; Meira, Chirag in the fray 10-04-2014 12:05 AM

    As Lok Sabha elections enter the bigger states in the third phase on April 10, six seats in Bihar where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hoping to put up a very good show, kick off the electoral exercise in the state. The seats going to polls in Bihar -...
  • Ram temple is BJP issue, not NDA's: Ram Vilas Paswan 09-04-2014 12:06 AM

    LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya was a BJP agenda and not that of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). "Ram temple is a BJP issue, it not an issue of the NDA," Paswan, whose party allied with the BJP...
  • Ram temple is BJP issue, not NDA's: Paswan 08-04-2014 11:26 PM

    Patna: LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya was a BJP agenda and not that of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). "Ram temple is a BJP issue, it not an issue of the NDA," Paswan, whose party allied with the...