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Flags of the JD(U) and the BJP at a campaign rally in Bihar | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Delegation of BJP-ally JD(U) meets Amit Shah to press for caste-based census

The JD(U) had passed a resolution in support of the caste-based census, a move with potentially wide political ramifications, in its national executive meeting Saturday.
Farmers protest at Delhi's Ghazipur border (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Allies step up pressure on BJP to end deadlock with farmers, party says ‘treading cautiously’

JD(U) says govt should include MSP in laws, while AIADMK wants farmers’ concerns to be addressed and JJP in Haryana has urged the govt to add a line on MSP in the laws.
RJD leader and Bihar's leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav | Photo: ANI

Tejashwi faces corruption charges, must not become Bihar opposition leader, says JD(U)

JD(U) leaders alleged that Tejashwi Yadav had not disclosed full details of cases in which he was named while filing his nomination papers, and urged the EC to take note of it.
Representational image of BJP workers and supporters | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Bihar results show BJP is getting closer to its last bastion in Hindi belt

In Bihar, BJP has come into its own but the party respects coalition dharma, Nitish Kumar.
Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar shows his finger after casting his vote at Raj bhavan complex | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Despite the sweet victory, Modi-Shah BJP has a Nitish Kumar-sized problem in Bihar

There is nothing that would irk Narendra Modi more than allowing a leader who seems jaded and not fully in control to lead the coalition.

‘Trumpism’ in Bihar, and the Indian ‘relatives’ of US VP-elect Kamala Harris

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Representational image of BJP workers and supporters | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Bihar election updates: PM Modi says democracy has won with blessings of the people

Counting for Bihar's 243 assembly seats stretches late into the night. BJP & RJD's vote share remain neck-and-neck, but trends show NDA has crossed halfway mark. Here are the day's updates.

BJP’s vaccine for Bihar and Trump’s ‘send you to Bihar’ promise

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Tejashwi Yadav and Chirag Paswan

Not just Tejashwi Yadav & Chirag Paswan, Bihar polls make-or-break for other dynasts too

While many lesser-known dynasts have joined the poll fray in Bihar, some fresh political entrants are also looking to gain ground through other routes.
The BJP-JD(U) joint press conference in Patna on 6 October 2020 | ANI

Drama before BJP-JD(U) press meet, message to LJP loud and clear — Nitish is NDA’s CM face

BJP leaders say there is ‘resentment’ in the party over LJP’s stance. They also say if needed it will write to EC to stop non-NDA parties from using Modi’s photo in poll posters.