Ravi Shankar Prasad (Photo : BJP4India)

NDA names candidates for 39 seats in Bihar, Ravi Shankar to contest from Shatrughan’s seat

Patna:┬áBihar’s ruling NDA on Saturday announced candidates for 39 out of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state. The lone seat for which a candidate was not announced was Khagaria. The announcement was made at a joint press conference addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state-in-charge Bhupinder Yadav here in the presence of […]

LS polls: Congress to contest 11 seats in Bihar

Patna: The Congress will contest 11 out of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, said Bihar Congress campaign committee Chairman Akhilesh Prasad Singh here on Friday. “The Congress will contest 11 seats in Bihar. The party will send a list of the candidates’ names to party President Rahul Gandhi for final approval,” Singh told […]

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar (File Photo)

HC quashes proceedings against Nitish Kumar in murder case

Patna: In a big relief to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Patna High Court on Friday quashed criminal proceedings initiated against him by a lower court in a 28-year-old murder case, a government lawyer said. Justice A. Amanullah passed the order on an application moved by Kumar. Kumar had challenged the proceedings initiated against […]

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (File Photo/Facebook)

Seat-sharing talks underway, RJD begins campaign

Patna: Following a green signal from Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, nearly half a dozen likely candidates including former MP Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, have started campaigning even before the final seat-sharing formula of the opposition Grand Alliance has been announced, a senior party leader said. “Laluji has instructed them to camp in their […]

BJP leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh (File Photo)

‘Seekers of Air strike proof should go to Pakistan’

Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday advised those demanding proof or evidence of air strike at terror camp across the border to go to Pakistan. “Those questioning and demanding proof or evidence of air strike against terror should make passport and go to Pakistan. Critics of air […]