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SJD leader N.K Singh, who once made the news for arresting Indira Gandhi, merged his four-year-old party.
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Patna, March 9: BJP leaders in Bihar Sunday launched a campaign to woo voters by promising that the state will be accorded special category status if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister.
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In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 photo, an Indian woman suffering from leprosy eats food at a leper colony in New Delhi, India.
Patna, March 8 : LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and his son Chirag Paswan figure in the first list of party candidates who will contest the Lok Sabha election in Bihar, it was announced Saturday.
Premature deaths of their fathers has also propelled some yuvarajs into frontline positions, but in the Congress they cannot get to the top as the slot is pre-booked.
Seeking to allay the concerns of their core constituencies following the move to ally with BJP, Dalit leaders Ram Vilas Paswan and Ramdas Athavale today asserted that they have "not merged" with the saffron outfit but joined the NDA camp as per a Common Minimum Programme.
To find out, head for the fourth edition of The Telegraph Bihar Debate, scheduled to be held at the Maurya on Sunday evening.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad has paid back chief minister Nitish Kumar in his own coin for taking away four MLAs from his party.... The churning that major parties are going through is there for all to see at Beer Chand Patel Marg where the JD , BJP and RJD have their offices.... The growth rate of Bihar in the past one year has come down to half after ... (more)
Indian society is predominantly patriarchal in nature and women are still treated as the property of men and their families.
The growth rate of Bihar in the past one year has come down to half after the JD snapped ties with the BJP last year, former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi claimed on Friday.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad yesterday battled a revolt by senior colleagues after fielding his daughter as a candidate in the coming Lok Sabha election - and denying ticket to other aspirants.
It is the sheer scale of the endeavour that seizes the imagination - 814 million voters, 930,000 polling stations, 1.4 million electronic voting machines, 11 million police and security officers.
Narendra Modi today claims to derive inspiration from Sardar Patel and Swami Vivekananda even if his original icon was the long-serving RSS chief Guru Golwalkar.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patna on Thursday that he had better credentials for the Prime Minister's post compared to those roaming around.
March 5: Conflicting weather concerns - from pre-monsoon rainfall in the Northeast to rising summer temperatures in the northern Indian plains - were among factors that Election Commission officials say they have taken into account in assigning the polling dates that were announced today.