Tag: Mahagathbandhan

Mahagathbandhan To Form Human Chain On Saturday In Support Of Farmers

Patna: Lending support to the farmers’ movement, the various political parties which are part of the opposition Grand Alliance (‘Mahagathbandhan’) held a meeting on Friday where they discussed forming a ‘human chain’ across the country on Saturday. After the meeting, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav said the leaders of the Mahagathbandhan are standing […]

Final Phase Of Bihar Polls: Voting Underway For 78 Assembly Seats

Patna: Polling is underway in 78 assembly segments of Bihar in the third and final phase of state elections on Saturday in which 2.35 crore voters are eligible to decide the fate of 1,204 candidates. Casting of votes began at 7 am at all 33,782 polling stations where as many EVM sets and VVPAT machines […]

Lalu Prasad skips lunch, goes mum after RJD rout

Ranchi: Jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad has stopped taking lunch and keeping quiet most of the time after his party suffered a humiliating rout in the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar. The Rashtriya Janata Dal failed to win any seat in Bihar, once its bastion, and Jharkhand. Despite the Modi […]

Close match in 78 seats could hurt both NDA and UPA

New Delhi: A set of Lok Sabha seats which are expected to be closely contested is turning out to be the big variable ahead of the counting of votes on Thursday. These comprise at least 78 seats where the gap in vote share is likely to be less than 3 per cent, according to an India […]

Shatrughan Sinha
Mahagathbandhan will blow away NDA in Bihar: Shatrughan

Patna: The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP- led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha claimed here Friday. He said in the neighbouring Uttar Pradesh too, where his wife has been fielded by the SP-BSP […]

30.23 per cent polling till 11 am in Jharkhand

Ranchi: An estimated 30.23 per cent of the total 66,85,401 voters exercised their franchise till 11 am on Sunday for four Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand, an election official said. This is the third phase of polling in the state and the country’s sixth. Giridih Lok Sabha constituency registered the maximum 32.24 per cent votes, […]

Op-Ed: ‘Equi-distance’ actually means ‘equi-proximity’!

There is no doubt that the ‘equi-distance’ jumla has served the interests of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) very well over the last few years. On the one hand, it has helped the ruling party to keep fooling the people of Odisha with the pretence of neutrality. On the other, it has also kept the […]