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Bihar Assembly polls: Exit polls predict tough battle between NDA, Grand Alliance

New Delhi, Nov 6 : The Bihar Assembly polls is going to witness a tough battle between the BJP-led alliance and state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Grand Alliance with the exit polls predicting a close competition between the two sides to clinch the 243-member house. In its exit-poll, News X said the Grand Alliance will get 130-140 seats while the ...

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Bihar Assembly polls: 57% turnout in first phase

Patna, Oct 13 : Around 57 percent voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling for the Bihar Assembly polls on Monday,reports said. Polling remained peaceful in the state which will witness five-phased polling to elect a new assembly. The battle for Bihar is being fought mainly between the the BJP-led NDA and the ‘grand alliance’ of the ...

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WB civic polls: Congress supporters killed in bomb explosion

Kolkata/Murshidabad, Oct 3 : Two Congress supporters were killed in a bomb attack blamed on the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday during a re-poll in Patharbati Gram Panchayat under Hariharpara Police Station in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, reports said. According to reports, the killed Congress supporters were identified as Imdadul Sk and Fuktar Ali. However, denying all allegations ...

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Mediapersons assaulted in Bengal municipal polls , TMC blamed

Kolkata, Oct 3 : Journalists and cameramen of two major Bengali news channels were attacked by alleged Trinamool Congress goons in Kolkata’s satellite town Salt Lake during the coverage of municipal polls on Saturday, marred by widespread violence and rigging. High octane municipal polls in Salt Lake (Bidhannagar) and West Bengal’s second largest city Asansol besides some wards of Bally ...

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BJP’s first list announcement for Bihar polls miffs allies

New Delhi, Sept 16: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday declared its first list of candidates for the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls next month, but the announcement has left its allies in the state unhappy. In its first list, the party has named 43 candidates who will contest the poll. The five-phase polling for the 243-member assembly begins from ...

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BJP announces first list of candidates for Bihar Assembly polls

New Delhi, Sept 16: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday announced its first list of candidates for the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls. In its first list, the party has named 43 candidates who will contest the poll. The five-phase polling for the 243-member assembly begins from October 12 and concludes on November 5. After several rounds of hectic discussions, ...

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We are shocked with the allocation of seats for Bihar polls : LJP

Patna, Sept 15 : Expressing displeasure over the number of seats the Lok Janshakti Party has been given by the BJP for the Bihar assembly polls, party leader Chirag Paswan has said “We are shocked by allocation of seats.” His comment came a day after the allies of the National Democratic Alliance held a joint press conference announcing the seat ...

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We are ready for Assembly polls: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Patna, Sept 9: Moments after the Election Commission announced the dates, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said his party is ready for the Bihar Assembly polls. “We are ready for the polls,” Yadav told media. He called the state Assembly polls as the ‘country’s election’. “We are hopeful that we ...

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EC announces dates for Bihar polls

New Delhi, Sept 9: The Election Commission on Wednesday announced schedule for the Bihar polls which will start from Oct 12. Polling will be held in five phases. Polling to elect new 243 Assembly Constituency will held on Oct 12, Oct 16, Oct 28, Nov 1 and Nov 5. Counting of votes will be held on Nov 8. Important Dates: ...

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High Court stay in Gujarat on compulsory voting in civic polls

Ahmedabad, Aug 21 : In a setback for the Gujarat government, the Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed the order for compulsory voting in municipal elections. The state government had in July notified compulsory voting-a thing to be implemented for the first time in an Indian state. Under the law a voter is liable to face punitive action in case ...

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