Monthly Archives: October 2010

Bihar Elections : FIR ordered against Lalu Prasad Yadav

Bihar’s capital city, Patna, votes today, and Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife, Rabri Devi, arrived early to cast their vote. Lalu, who like his wife is a former Chief Minister, entered the polling station at the Digha Assembly constituency … Continue reading

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Fourth phase of Bihar polls begins

More than 1.4 crore people in areas hit by Maoist violence and communal and caste conflicts will vote in 42 seats across eight districts for the fourth phase of Bihar elections on Monday, amid some of the heaviest security bandobast … Continue reading

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Bihar Elections : Bihar 4th phase poll on Monday

In Bihar, political campaign for the 4th stage of Assembly elections and Banka Parliamentary constituency closed. 42 Assembly constituencies will attend the polls in this stage on Mon. By-election to Banka parliamentary constituency was needed by the death of sitting … Continue reading

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Samajwadi Party contesting Bihar Elections for National Party Status

Desperate to regain its national party status, the Samajwadi Party is contesting on as many as 200 of the 243 seats in Bihar, even at the cost of its relations with Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal. In July, the … Continue reading

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Rabri Devi calls Nitish Kumar “dishonest and thief”

Campaigning in Bihar Assembly elections reached a new low with former chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday calling Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dishonest and thief. Nitish Kumar beiman aur chor hai, iske raj ka khatma karna hai (Nitish is dishonest … Continue reading

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54% turnout in Bihar elections

Bihar’s erstwhile badlands recorded an encouraging voter turnout of 54 per cent in the third phase of the Assembly elections on Thursday. Polling passed off without any hitch in 48 constituencies spread over six districts in the north-western part. Director-General … Continue reading

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