Chief Ministers of Bihar

1. Sri Krishna Singh 2 April, 1946 to 31 January 1961 Indian National Congress
2. Deep Narayan Singh 1 February 1961 to 18 February 1961 Indian National Congress
3. Binodanand Jha 18 February 1961 to 2 October 1963 Indian National Congress
4. Krishana Ballabh Sahay 2 October 1963 to 5 March 1967 Indian National Congress
5. Mahamaya Prasad Sinha 5 March 1967 to 28 January 1968 Jana Kranti Dal
6. Satish Prasad Singh 28 January 1968 to 1 February 1968 Indian National Congress
7. B. P. Mandal 1 February 1968 to 2 March 1968 Indian National Congress
8. Bhola Paswan Shashtri 22 March 1968 to 29 June 1968 Indian National Congress
9. Harihar Singh 26 February 1969 to 22 June 1969 Indian National Congress
10. Bhola Paswan Shashtri 22 June 1969 to 4 July 1969 Indian National Congress
11. Daroga Prasad Rai 16 February 1970 to 22 December 1970 Indian National Congress
12. Karpuri Thakur 22 December 1970 to 2 June 1971 Socialist Party
13. Bhola Paswan Shashtri 2 June 1971 to 9 January 1972 Indian National Congress
14. Kedar Pandey 19 March 1972 to 2 July 1973 Indian National Congress
15. Abdul Gafoor 2 July 1973 to 11 April 1975 Indian National Congress
16. Dr.Jagannath Mishra 11 April 1975 to 30 April 1977 Indian National Congress
17. Karpuri Thakur 24 June 1977 to 21 April 1979 Janata Party
18. Ram Sundar Das 21 April 1979 to 17 February 1980 Janata Party
19. Dr.Jagannath Mishra 8 June 1980 to 14 August 1983 Indian National Congress
20. Chandra Shekhar Singh 14 August 1983 to 12 March 1985 Indian National Congress
21. Bindeshwari Dubey 12 March 1985 to 13 February 1988 Indian National Congress
22. Bhagwat Jha Azad 14 February 1988 to 10 March 1989 Indian National Congress
23. Satyendra Narayan Sinha 11 March 1989 to 6 December 1989 Indian National Congress
24. Dr.Jagannath Mishra 6 December 1989 to 10 March 1990 Indian National Congress
25. Lalu Prasad Yadav 10 March 1990 to 3 March 1995 Janata Dal
26. Lalu Prasad Yadav 4 April 1995 to 25 July 1997 Janata Dal, Rashtriya Janata Dal
27. Rabri Devi 25 July 1997 to 11 February 1999 Rashtriya Janata Dal
28. Rabri Devi 9 March 1999 to 2 March, 2000 Rashtriya Janata Dal
29. Nitish Kumar 3 March 2000 to 10 March, 2000 Janata Dal (United)
30. Rabri Devi 11 March 2000 to 6 March, 2005 Rashtriya Janata Dal
31. Nitish Kumar 24 November 2005 to till date Janata Dal (United)

Early results go in favour of NDA

JD(U)-BJP alliance are ahead in 174 of the 240 seats for which trends were available. JD(U) is ahead in 98 seats while its partner BJP is leading in 76 seats in the elections to the 243-member House. RJD-LJP alliance was...

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Bihar Elections : 50 percent turnout in Bihar 5th phase polls

Thirteen of the 35 Assembly constituencies in Central Bihar went to polls in the fifth phase of the Assembly elections on Tuesday. These constituencies have a heavy Naxal presence. Yet, the voters seemed undeterred. The total voter turnout for this phase...

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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 MP...

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Notification issued for 5th phase poll in Bihar

The Election Commission Friday issued the notification for the fifth phase of the six-phase Bihar assembly elections. In the fifth round due Nov 9, polling will be held in 35 of the 243 constituencies of the state assembly. Some of the districts...

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India Elections : MLC polls on June 10

Biennial polls to 37 seats in the Legislative Councils of four States, and a by-poll to a seat in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council will be held on June 10. The notification will be issued on May 24, the Election Commission...

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Congress launched youth membership drive in Bihar

The Congress  launched an ambitious youth membership drive in 16 districts across Bihar, with the aim of staging a comeback in the state. A vision of All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the Youth Congress hopes to induct...

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India Elections : Give special status to Bihar, take support : Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose Janata Dal-United party is an important member of the National Democratic Alliance, on Friday said the new government at the Centre must give his state special status. "Whoever forms a government the aim is to...

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India Elections : 1315 in fray for Phase IV of LS polls

The Fourth phase of polling for the 15th general elections of India will be held on Thursday (May 7). Haryana (10 constituencies), Rajasthan (25) and the NCT of Delhi (7) would vote in all their constituencies in the fourth phase. Bihar (three...

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Heavy security arrangements for three Lok Sabha seats of Bihar

Heavy security arrangements, including aerial patrolling in naxal-affected areas, will mark the final round of polling tomorrow in three of the 40 Lok Sabha seats of Bihar which will see RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha test...

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India Elections : 55 percent polling in second phase

An estimated 55 percent of the 194 million electorate voted Thursday in the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls held across 12 states. The states which went to polls Thursday were Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka,...

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