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Jharkhand Police raid Giriraj's house, BJP leader missing
Patna, April 24 : Jharkhand Police Thursday raided the house of Giriraj Singh in Barahiya in Bihar's Lakhisarai district, but the BJP leader was nowhere to be found, an officer said.
Sadhu Yadav withdraws from polls in Bihar
Patna, April 23 : Former MP Sadhu Yadav Wednesday withdrew his nomination as candidate from Bihar's Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituency, saying he will not contest the polls this time to help the ruling Janata Dal-United candidate in the fray.
Will Tarique Anwar be lucky this time?
Katihar (Bihar), April 23 : After losing the Lok Sabha election the last three times, NCP leader Tarique Anwar is in the fray in Katihar in Bihar hoping to score a win.
Hate speeches by Togadia, Giriraj RSS-BJP strategy: Congress
Ahmedabad, Apr 22 : Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia today alleged that the 'hate speeches' by VHP leader Pravin Togadia and Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh were a - party of the 'strategy' by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the party to get votes on "communal lines".
Modi not secular like Vajpayee: Farooq Abdullah
Srinagar, Apr 23 : Union minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said he can never be a secular leader like former National Democratic Alliance (NDA) PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Arrest warrant issued against BJP leader Giriraj Singh
Ranchi, April 23 : A Bokaro court Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh for making a provocative speech.
ECI bans Giriraj Singh from campaigning in Bihar, Jharkhand
New Delhi, Apr 22 : The Election Commission of India on Tuesday banned BJP candidate Giriraj Singh from campaigning in Bihar and Jharkhand after the leader triggered a controversy by saying that all opponents of Narendra Modi will be sent to Pakistan.
BJP leader's Giriraj Singh's rallies banned, may be arrested soon
Patna, April 22 : BJP leader Giriraj Singh's election rally and road shows have been banned in Bihar and Jharkhand and he is likely to be arrested soon for his remark that critics of prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be sent to Pakistan, officials said Tuesday.
Giriraj Singh may be arrested soon: Poll official
Patna, April 22 : Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh is likely to be arrested soon for his remark that critics of prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be sent to Pakistan, a poll panel official said here Tuesday.
Bihar LS candidate arrested by Meghalaya Police
Shillong, April 22 : Chandra Mohan Jha, an independent candidate contesting the Lok Sabha polls from Bihar's Jhanjarpur constituency and wanted by Meghalaya Police for fraud and selling fake certificates, was Tuesday arrested in Bihar, officials said.
Modi's tweets draw irate response from BJP's opponents
New Delhi, Apr 22 : As BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today sought to distance himself from the controversial statements of VHP leader Pravin Togadia and Giriraj Singh of Bihar BJP, his inability to act against them have drawn irate responses from BJP's opponents.
Paswan discloses he divorced first wife in 1981
Patna, April 22 : LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan disclosed for the first time that he divorced his first wife in 1981 after Bihar's ruling JD-U challenged his nomination affidavit over his marital status.
Muslims matter in this phase of Bihar polls
Patna, April 22 : Bihar's seven parliamentary constituencies that vote Thursday have a sizable Muslim population whom candidates are earnestly wooing.
Chhattisgarh's top guns face tough fight
Raipur, April 22 : Chhattisgarh's political bigwigs, including a niece of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, face their toughest battle as the third and final phase of polling takes place in the state Thursday.
JD-U woman legislator resigns, to contest LS polls
Patna, April 21 : A woman legislator of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United Monday resigned from the party and said she will to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Vaishali constituency as an independent candidate.
Everyone claims credit for AMU in Muslim-majority Kishanganj ...
By Imran Khan, Kishanganj (Bihar), April 21 : Setting up of an Aligarh Muslim University centre has been a major issue in the national election in Muslim-majority Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency, one of the most backward pockets of Bihar, with many political parties claiming credit for the ...
BJP's Muslim face Shahnawaz Hussain faces tough battle in Bhagalpur ...
By Imran Khan, Bhagalpur (Bihar), April 21 : Unlike the last elections, it will not be a easy fight for BJP's lone Muslim MP Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, seeking to make a hat-trick from Bhagalpur, as his chances hang on the way his community as well as the Kurmis - the caste Bihar Chief Minister Nitish ...
Meira Kumar's assets are worth Rs 36.4 cr
New Delhi, Apr 21 : Lok Sabha Speaker and Congress candidate from Bihar's Sasaram constituency, Meira Kumar, owns assets worth over Rs 36.4 crore, said reports on Monday.
Maoists blow up school in Bihar
Patna, April 21 : Maoist guerrillas blew up a state-run school in Bihar's Jamui district early Monday, police said. Over 200 students will now not be able to attend school.
FIR filed against Giriraj Singh
Patna, Apr 20 : A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against BJP's Bihar leader Giriraj Singh for his remark that party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's opponents will be sent to Pakistan.
I stand by my statement: Giriraj Singh
New Delhi, Apr 20 : Even after being criticised for his remark of sending opponents of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to Pakistan, party's Bihar leader Giriraj Singh said he stands by his statement.
Giriraj's statement irresponsible: Sushil Modi
New Delhi, Apr 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday disapproved of the remarks made by its Bihar leader Giriraj Singh that all those opposes to party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi should go to Pakistan as they will have 'no place' to stay in India.
JD-U suspends three women legislators for anti-party acts
Patna, April 19 : Bihar's ruling JD-U Saturday night suspended its three women legislators, including a former minister, for campaigning and seeking votes for the BJP and RJD candidates against official party candidates.
Modi terms UPA 'mother-son' government, hits out at 'RSVP model'
Barpeta (Assam)/Katihar (Bihar), April 19 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday fired fresh salvos at the Congress, terming the UPA a "mother-son" government and raking up the alleged land deals of Robert Vadra by saying that the country wants to know about the "RSVP (Rahul, ...
Bihar mountain man's kin dies due to lack of medical care
Patna, April 19 : Left to battle abject poverty despite promises, Basanti Devi, the daughter-in-law of Bihar's "mountain man" Dasrath Manjhi who single-handedly cut through a hill to make a road, died Saturday due to lack of medical care, an official said.
40 children fall ill after eating ice-cream in Bihar village
Patna, April 19 : As many as 40 children fell ill Saturday after eating ice-cream in a village in Bihar's Supaul district, officials said. Around half a dozen were admitted to hospital as their condition worsened while the others were discharged after initial treatment.
People want to know about RSVP model, Modi taunts Congress
Katihar (Bihar), April 19 : Under attack from Congress over his Gujarat model of development, Narendra Modi Saturday hit back saying the country wants to know about "RSVP (Rahul, Sonia, Vadra, Priyanka) model" from Congess leaders.
Bihar leader's abducted son killed
Patna, April 19 : The abducted son of a JD-U leader was killed in Bihar's Nawada district and four people have been arrested, police said Saturday.
Gadkari makes uncharitable remark, quickly clarifies
Patna, April 19 : Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari said Saturday that there is casteism in Bihar's DNA, but soon realised that he has made a controversial statement. He clarified saying that there is casteism in Bihar's politics.
You can't cross our bridge, Bihar villagers tell politicians ...
By Imran Khan, Darbhanga (Bihar), April 19 : Residents of a village in Bihar's Darbhanga parliamentary constituency have barred elected representatives from using a bamboo bridge they have built through their own donations.