Tiwary said the Congress initially wanted to contest 100 seats of the 243-strong assembly, but settled for 70, ”a number, we were given to understand, was approved by Sonia Gandhi herself”.
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Winter session: Manoj Jha moves Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over caste-based census
The intent of the Government for conducting Census 2021 was notified in the Gazette of India on 28 March 2019. However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Census activities have been postponed.
I will ensure ‘visarjan’ of Nitish Kumar, NDA govt in Bihar: Lalu Yadav
Yadav also informed that he will be campaigning at Kusheshwar Asthan (SC) and Tarapur tomorrow.
RJD’s Muslim-Yadav equation under challenge in Bihar
The Congress, which is a part of the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, has challenged the RJD by launching its candidates from both Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies
Fresh row between Tej Pratap-Tejashwi Yadav over removal of youth wing leader
Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly, said on Thursday that the party national president Lalu Prasad will sort out all the issues.
Tejashwi Yadav converts his government residence into COVID-19 care centre
Yadav has set up the centre at 1 polo road in Patna from his private funds. He said that it has all the necessary medical equipment, beds, oxygen and provision for free food.
RJD MP Manoj Jha gives notice of suspension in Rajya Sabha on bank strikes
The United Forum of Bank Union (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine bank unions, are on a two-day nationwide strike starting Monday against the privatisation of Public Sector Banks and retrograde banking reforms.
RJD slams Nitish govt over retired teachers’ recruitment on contractual basis
Gagan alleged that the Bihar government has deliberately delayed the fresh recruitment of teachers across the state.
17 JD-U MLAs in touch, says RJD; JD-U denies claim
A former Minister, Razak claimed that the RJD would induct only those MLAs who are staunch supporters of socialism and secularism.
RJD’s conduct, character can never remain hidden: Bihar BJP
During a press conference held at the BJP state office in Patna, Jaiswal said on December 25 a ‘Kisan Chaupal Sammelan’ would also be organised in all 534 blocks of Bihar.
Bihar poised for tough electoral battle; RJD may lead with 85 seats
Though it seems the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) may jack up with a projection of 85 seats, the BJP is also in the striking range with 70 seats, as per the exit poll.
Bihar assembly polls: RJD, JDU want to repeat success in 3rd phase, BJP to make new gains
On the other hand, for the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance), the RJD is contesting on 46 seats and its ally the Congress on 25 assembly seats.
Bihar Polls 2020: All parties have a chance in Seemanchal, Kosi region
Taking a note of this, key contenders — Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress, Janata Dal-United, Bharatiya Janata Party and Lok Janshakti Party are looking at consolidating their position for the final tally.
I-T raids BJP’s game to corner Nitish Kumar, says RJD leader
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav too has raised questions over the ‘Saat Nischay’ Yojana and asked the Chief Minister to tell about the expenditure estimates before the public.
Tejashwi Yadav slams Nitish over Niti Aayog’s report on development
Tejashwi also slammed JP Nadda, the national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and urged him to “avoid making people of Bihar fools”.
Bihar Polls: At Muzaffarpur rally, PM Modi warns voters about ‘Prince of Jungle Raj’
As Bihar votes for phase one, the PM warned the people of Muzaffarpur about the ‘Prince of Jungle Raj’ in an apparent reference to Tejashwi Yadav and the ‘kidnapping industry’ of the past.
Bihar Polls: 10 lakh jobs, Rs 1,500 unemployment allowance, Tejashwi Yadav releases RJD’s manifesto
Bihar Assembly elections 2020: Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav promised 10 lakhs government jobs, Rs 1,500 unemployment benefits.
Tejashwi Yadav steps into Lalu’s shoes to spearhead RJD poll campaign
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader on Friday shared the stage at a public rally with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Hisua in Nawada district, the latter’s first rally for the Grand Alliance in the poll-bound state.
Bihar polls 2020: 10 lakh jobs promise draws crowds to RJD
The lucrative offer of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Mahagathbandhan have been so far successful in bringing people out of their homes to listen to Tejashwi at the rally venues.
Reveal all scams during NDA rule in Bihar, RJD asks BJP
On Sunday, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) hit out at the NDA, asking it to reveal all the scams and wrong-doings during its regime in the state.
Bihar Polls: Congress having upper hand on seat sharing in Mahagathbandhan
According to sources in Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress applied pressure tactics to take 70 seats as RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is lodged in Ranchi jail and Congress running the government in Jharkhand.
Test of fire for Tejashwi Yadav as Bihar hopes for change
In Lalu’s absence, the controversy over the seat-sharing dispute in the Grand Alliance seems to be something that has left Tejashwi appearing clueless.
Bihar Grand Alliance: Picture still unclear on seat sharing
Congress state in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil refused to comment on the status of the alliance but said it will be done soon. Sources say RJD is not willing to concede more seats to the smaller parties.
Samajwadi Party won’t contest Bihar polls, will support RJD
The party said, “In the forthcoming Bihar Assembly elections, Samajwadi Party will not enter into any alliance in Bihar and will support RJD’s candidates.”
Bihar: RJD protests against Nitish Kumar govt by lighting lamps
Meanwhile, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Ajay Alok reacting to protest said “copying an idea of others needs skill and mind”.