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Bihar polls: Our religion is to serve people of, says Nitish Kumar in Madhubani

Elections in Bihar will be held in three phases, on October 28, November 3 and November 7. The counting of the votes will be announced on November 10. Follow updates here

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Oct 25, 2020 14:50 IST
Bihar polls: Our religion is to serve people of, says Nitish Kumar in Madhubani

A war of words between National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the opposition Grand Alliance (GA) leaders ensued few days before the Assembly elections kick off in Bihar. Actor turned politician and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political rallies lacklustre and said they are not winning praise from the public. While Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda took a dig at the RJD and Tejashwi Yadav’s poll promise of one million jobs and said “Lawlessness is the nature of RJD."

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Elections in Bihar will be held in three phases, on October 28, November 3 and November 7. The counting of the votes will be announced on November 10. Follow updates here

Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav released his party manifesto for Bihar Elections 2020 on Saturday and promise to create "new Bihar."

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02:49 PM IST

With fresh ‘Nitish free govt’ jibe, Chirag Paswan makes an appeal to voters

The campaigning for the Assembly elections in Bihar is in full swing, and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan made a vote appeal on Sunday and urged people to pave a way for “Nitish free government” in the state. Full Read

02:08 PM IST

Our religion to serve people of Bihar: Nitish Kumar

"It is our religion to serve all the people of Bihar. Earlier, Bihar had a very bad situation, many incidents of crime took place, the rate of growth was not equal, we controlled everything. We have said from the beginning that we go on the path of development with justice," says CM Nitish Kumar in Madhubani

01:15 PM IST

Covid-19 scuttles meetings in Bihar’s urban areas to decide voting on caste lines

Rallies for the Bihar assembly elections may be drawing large crowds, but the fear of Covid-19 is a deterrent for people in urban areas to hold meetings to decide on voting on caste lines in the caste-sensitive state. Full Read

12:43 PM IST

Sheohar candidate, supporter shot dead

A Janata Dal Rashtravadi party candidate and one of his supporters were shot dead during their poll campaign in Bihar's Sheohar, while the suspected attacker was also lynched, police said on Sunday.

10:48 AM IST

'Corridor connecting Ayodhya's Ram Temple, Sitamarhi should be a constructed'


Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan visited Sitarmahi on Sunday to offer prayers to Goddess Sita ahead of the Bihar polls.

"I want a temple bigger than Ram Mandir in Ayodhya to be built for Goddess Sita in Sitamarhi. Lord Ram is incomplete without Goddess Sita, and vice versa. So, a corridor connecting Ayodhya's Ram Temple and Sitamarhi should be a constructed," he said.

07:31 AM IST

'Hollow promises': Congress on free vaccine promises by bjp


Senior Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy slammed the National Democratic Alliance over its promise to provide free vaccine to Bihar. BJP cannot win hearts by making hollow promises in its manifesto, he said.

06:49 AM IST

With promie to build grand Sita temple, Chirag Paswan to visit at Sitamarhi

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan, who has promised in his 'vision document' to construct a Sita Mandir in Bihar, is all set to visit Sitamarhi on Sunday where he will perform puja of Goddess Sita. According to the vision document, the LJP also wants to develop the proposed temple's surrounding areas.

First published: Oct 25, 2020 06:24 IST